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4250 Birch St, Newport Beach, CA 92660-1922
+1 949-955-0822
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (10 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4250 Birch St, Newport Beach, CA 92660-1922
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the Newport Beach location for my yearly Birthday dinner. Our chef was great, Jose. Show was good. I would normally rate a 10 on a scale of 1-10. However, this time, I cannot. At most , a 7-8. This is due to the...More

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

Joyce, 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. If you would like to get...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Always consistent food quality and service. A great show to watch food being prepared teppanyaki style in front of you. Most dinners include hot onion soup, cold house salad with ginger dressing, white rice and vegetables plus ice cream. I highly recommend upgrading rice to...More

Thank big10sjunkie
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

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

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Let me start by 95% of the time this is a great place to go, it’s been a birthday tradition since my wife and I have been together but this time it failed. When you come to Benihana it’s for the experience because there are...More

Thank Disneydreams2014
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

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 21 December 2017

Great place to celebrate with family and friends. Birthdays, holidays, etc ... Be aware that only 8 people can sit at the same table

Thank I3449FZmonicah
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Christmas party for our marketing department with 13 people. The chefs made the luch memorable and added to the overall excitement. Loud, but not too bad; you can talk to your neighbors, but don't try to talk to someone on the other side of the...More

Thank Timruns
Reviewed 10 November 2017

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 4 November 2017 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
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
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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