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1496 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1701
+1 650-342-5202
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“fried rice” (14 reviews)
“sushi” (11 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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1496 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1701
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had reservations but still had to wait - the restaurant was really packed! Our servers were terrific, as was the chef. Our chef was especially great with the kids. The food was very good and the "show" was amazing (no band-aids needed!). The restaurant...More

Thank Anglophile13
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

On behalf of the Benihana team we look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a group - celebrating 2 birthdays. When we made the reservation we mentioned 2 birthdays. When we arrived we also reminded them. They sat us down when the entire party arrived so we waited a few minutes. We went during lunch so they...More

Thank MyaB67
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mya, please contact our Guest Relations team via benihanalistens.smg.com/, we certainly want to make this right for you.

Reviewed 15 January 2018

I went here for a colleague for dinner. Since it was just us two, we were able to get a table quickly, but the place was completely packed. The chef was super talented with his fun tricks and the food was decent. I got the...More

Thank Christine B
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Christine, Your feedback is appreciated. We will be sure to share your kind words with the team.

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Complimentary valet parking is a good start to the dinner. Very short wait in the bar for a table, which we shared with a birthday party group. The food is good, but the entertainment is a large part of the experience. All was done with...More

Thank jonthethird
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Went for a family dinner (11) people.. What you get is entertainment for everyone especially the children. You are not rushed as our meal took the better part of two hours. The food was from fresh ingredients and cooked to order. I thought it was...More

Thank TheBel
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

This is a crowded spot that’s a favorite of families with young kids, prom groups, and younger couples celebrating anniversaries. With so much turnover and grilling, the place is worn. It’s also fun and overpriced.

Thank mcmanzotartan
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Been here multiple times over several years. Great fun time for groups, watching food preparation at your table.

Thank juliagN8734SO
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Reservations are a must, we had them and got right in. I heard others having to wait for a couple of hours. The food was very good, once we got a cook. It took him forever to come to our table. They were very busy...More

Thank angturner
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Lots' of very fresh Sashimi and dishes you can order besides the original Benihana cooking via the grill. Nice bar overlooking the airport and nice wait satff to talk to. Cant go wrong here.

Thank John R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Good place for family birthdays and such. Food is a fun by-product! Chefs are entertaining and service always terriric.

Thank msk1Ca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1496 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1701
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-342-5202
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