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4250 Birch St, Newport Beach, CA 92660-1922
+1 949-955-0822
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried rice” (8 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (3 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
4250 Birch St, Newport Beach, CA 92660-1922
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I received a $30 off certificate for my Birthday ($30 off with one regular meal). My friend and I had teppan dinners and we split the overage. We were seated right the way and our table (teppan table for 8) was ready to be served...More

Thank LadyCostamesa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit Benihana on a whim and elected to sit in the room just for dinner without the show. The service was very good and the appetizers quite nice. We both ordered for our main entree the hibachi steak and spicy chicken. The...More

Thank Clark I
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Arrived on time and had to wait 30 minutes for our table, never easy when there are kids in the party. Put into the back room, nice and private. Service was decent and friendly. The actual food was pretty good, in terms of variety on...More

Thank ip59
Reviewed 29 September 2017

They do what they do very well. The place is always packed, it makes a lot of sense to make a reservation as it is always a wait.

Thank mizill
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This place is always fun to go to. Great sushi, and the hibachi experience is always a joy to watch. Love their Seafood Diablo menu item. Their Diablo sauce is simply amazing..complex and hot and spicy...always fun to go here

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Benihana for 30+ years. Going as a kid used to be such a fun event. It has fallen off so far it's almost depressing because I remember what it once was. The showmanship of the chefs is so lame compared to...More

Thank MMaldo2014
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

In my opinion this was tops! There was little to no wait time. The lounge looked very nice for next time. The Angel chef server was very friendly. The Tuna steak was the best I've had. The fun feeling was the same as when I...More

Thank winkgame
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Don't get me wrong. The food was OK. Not bad, not good, but OK. In the "old days" at trip to Benihana was a treat. You knew that your table side chef was going to be a Japanese gentleman who was a highly trained artist...More

Thank JamesF920
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

James, 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.

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I came with my entire family (a party of 9 people) to celebrate my son's birthday. We ended up eating a selection of filet mignon and chicken along with regular shrimp, colossal shrimp, scallions and fried rice. Everything was excellent. We ordered the filet mignon...More

Thank Ed A
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A family favorite for special occasions. Sitting at the teppanyaki table with our grand children is a great event. The showmanship of the chef was outdone only by the quality of the food. You must order the chicken fried rice. Outstanding. The soup and salad...More

Thank big10sjunkie
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Response from winkgame | Reviewed this property |
at skip the wheat? Maybe not soy sause.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4250 Birch St, Newport Beach, CA 92660-1922
    (McArthur Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-955-0822
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