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Benihana

1737 Post St, Ste 350, San Francisco, CA 94115-3628
+1 415-563-4844
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (12 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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LOCATION
1737 Post St, Ste 350, San Francisco, CA 94115-3628
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Waiter never turned the hibachi on so, after already sitting there for 45 minutes, when the chef came out we had to wait another 30 minutes for the thing to heat up. Most of our food was made at another table and brought over. Never...More

Thank desmaraisSF
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Desmarais, we apologize for this disappointing experience. If you have not done so already, please contact Guest Relations via benihanalistens.smg.com/. Our team would love to follow up with you. Your feedback helps us to make improvements. Thank you for taking the time to share your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had my sons grad party there. Our chef Antonio was so funny. A good time had by all. Food was awesome.

Thank toddbP9048WO
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Todd, Thank you for allowing us to be a part of the special occasion!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One thing is a given: the main novelty about eating at any Benihana is the entertaining chefs. They’re skilled and fun to watch as they cook your food right in front of you. Apart from that, I didn’t find anything particularly unique nor special about...More

Thank MCADAMA
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We apologize for this disappointing experience. If you have not done so already, please contact Guest Relations via benihanalistens.smg.com/. Our team would love to follow up with you. Your feedback helps us to make improvements. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience.

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I had a very fun lunch in Benihana. Lovely food and lots of it! I especially enjoyed the egg fried rice.

Thank bipbipbipbopbop
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the dining experience!

Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is the 3rd Behihana restaurant I have been too and they all are becoming the same, overpriced fried food with a boring show, dirty atmosphere and tasteless food. The wait is always long, the smell is always of smoke, and the floors, furniture, walls,...More

Thank G-Whz
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

G, on behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to sincerely apologize for your negative visit with us. If you have not done so already, please contact Guest Relations via benihanalistens.smg.com/. Our team would love to follow up with you, as your...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018

I had lunch here on 02/18/18 with a friend. This is the typical Benihana style restaurant. It's fun for the whole family. The food is unremarkable, but you go here for the experience. I would recommend you try it for special occasions. Total for two...More

Thank Chris500
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Chris, On behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We will be sure to share it with our Guest Relations Team.

Reviewed 22 January 2018

I had dinner this week: the live cooking show was great and entertaining, the food was very tasty and the service OK. 2 major drawbacks: the smell (I'm still smelling the food 2 days later) and the dirt: the floor was plenty of food from...More

Thank MTT2903
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are happy to hear that you had a great overall experience.

Reviewed 17 January 2018

Great for a one-time experience for the showmanship, but nothing more. We had reservations but still had to wait a short while to be seated. Each table seats eight, so they wait until everyone is there before they seat you. Initial drinks are served in...More

Thank L H
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

L, we apologize for this disappointing experience. If you have not done so already, please contact Guest Relations via benihanalistens.smg.com/. Our team would love to follow up with you. Your feedback helps us to make improvements. Thank you for taking the time to share your...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Very busy restaurant. Make reservations to enjoy the experience. White sangria is delicious. Food delicious. Attentive staff.

Thank margaritasola
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I went to Benihana 2 times and it was fun and food was good too. It is fun to watch cooks doing there job in front of you!

Thank Tatjana O
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ckennedy98
27 December 2017|
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Response from May A | Reviewed this property |
I believe I did see separate dining tables in another area (away from the hibachi tables).
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Cindy B
13 December 2017|
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Response from May A | Reviewed this property |
I did not notice one but they might. It was pretty crowded when we were there so there could have been a separate room for such an occasion. It is quite noisy in there so you would definitely want to check to see if they... More
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TaylorsMom94
22 September 2015|
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Response from Arnold C | Reviewed this property |
Teppan rables can seat 8 persons but you can split party into 2 adjacent tables. I recommend an advance reservation. Birthday person receives a "free dinner"!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1737 Post St, Ste 350, San Francisco, CA 94115-3628
    (Laguna /Webster)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Japantown
  • Neighbourhood: Japantown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-563-4844
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