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10123 N Wolfe Rd Ste 2074, Cupertino, CA 95014-2537 (Wolfe Road & Vallco Parkway / Stevens Creek Blvd.)
+1 408-253-1221
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12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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San Leandro, California
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had dinner here many times. It is better than Burlingame Benihana but not as good as San Francisco.'s. The problem is the reservation. The very last time I did it on phone but when we come to their restaurant they did not make it for me. From that day on, I have never come back to this restaurant

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Thank Henry V
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this review

Henry, we apologize for the poor experience. Your feedback will be shared with our Guest Relations team to be used towards improving the guest experience. Arigato. More 

Cupertino, California
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The cooks there are paid for performing besides cooking. They put up a nice show and it is pretty entertatining for the first time or for special occasions.

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Thank desim0m
Monterey, California
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Not worth a well-worded review. . . . * Waited 15+ minutes for a server to come to our table. * Eating table was "sticky." * Floor under my table was dirty and slippery. I didn't want to know WHAT that was down there! * Server didn't know about alcoholic drinks. I'm talking generic drinks like margaritas with a side... More 

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Thank AuntyBeeTheTraveler
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this review

With your feedback, we look forward to improving the guest experience, and would like to thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The food is overrated, unless you're going for the experience, and once is enough to last a life time! Super expensive for the quality!

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Thank carmenl463
Athens, Attiki, Greece
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Benihana is a trade name of Eating place worldwide. The Cupertino branch is my favourite the last 15 years. I am visiting the place 3-4 times a year....the place i growing year after year in no of tables but the service the quality of the menu and the service you find better and better. Risen prawns, chicken, meat, soup etc.... More 

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Thank Alex T
Los Angeles
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147 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Went for my dad's 80th Birthday party on a Sunday for lunch. We had 4 tables, 10 per table. The children got their chef first. My parents' table got their chef last, but he seemed to be the most entertaining. Even though his first onion didn't work, he got another one so he could make a "volcano." He also did... More 

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Thank GiantsFanLosAngeles
Saratoga, California
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72 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

It's best if you have 8-10 people in your party and have the whole table, it's fun watching the chef cooking in front of you. Lunch is a better deal. They have refular order and serve section too. Food is decent,

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Thank Cathy S
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I love cupertino benihanna but Thier is a problem with their sierra mist drink for the last 6months i have been complaining about the sierra mist not tasting right. It has no gas and it taste nasty. Well in the past the have offer me sierra mist from a different pump. Which then it taste descent like it suppose to... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this review

We're very sorry to hear about your negative experience with us. We're going to forward your feedback to our Guest Relations team for them to take a further look into this. Thank you for sharing your review and we do hope that you give us the opportunity to serve you again. More 

Cupertino, California
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went last Saturday for a family Birthday. We have been to Benihana Cupertino since over 20 years and have always enjoyed the food and the service. On Saturday we were very disappointed by both. It looks like this place is loosing its spirit and quality. First the Waitress: - she did not get our drinks order correctly. Then as the... More 

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Thank Chris J
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review. We understand your disappointment as this shouldn’t have happened. Your feedback helps us to make improvements and we’re hopeful that you will provide us with an opportunity to serve you again. Arigato. More 

Level Contributor
55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

beautiful place excellent food nice atmosphere to spend your birthday day. good drinks and awesome food with a nice presentation right in front of you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10123 N Wolfe Rd Ste 2074, Cupertino, CA 95014-2537
    (Wolfe Road & Vallco Parkway / Stevens Creek Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Cupertino
  • Phone Number: +1 408-253-1221

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?