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1737 Post St, Ste 350, San Francisco, CA 94115-3628
+1 415-563-4844
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (11 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1737 Post St, Ste 350, San Francisco, CA 94115-3628
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place as do my kids. They make dining fun and it's a great way to celebrate or just be together with family. Cheaper at lunch, but still great food, entertainment and service. You can't be disappointed.

Thank rokeedy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place! Our family enjoyed eating a special birthday lunch at this restaurant, our chef was funny and entertaining! The food was amazing and we will return here again soon! Great service and delicious food!

Thank MartaDias
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made dinner reservations through Open Table the previous night. Good thing too cuz walk-ins had a 45-90 minute wait. This place (in Japantown) was located not far from my hotel. Parking on street was scarce. There is a parking garage & the restaurant does...More

Thank mayinfl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely outstanding food and service. We had a party of 8 and all of us were entertained. This was a fantastic ending to our night!

Thank Heathercannon1
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my daughter had a beautiful Tappanyaki , Japanese style of cooking at Benihana. You should come try this Restaurant here at Japan Town San Francisco. The chef performance was amazing..

Thank Kristine D
Reviewed 28 May 2017

bustling bar with pleasant service, TV sets showing a variety of sports and lots of happy people. In center of Japantown, so there is some local color outside too. If you want to eat in the restaurant area be sure to make a reservation!

Thank pinkpeacemaker
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We sat at the bar and ordered off the menu and it was really good. My meal was the right size with perfect seasoning and fairly priced.

Thank GPSMike
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I ended up here as my visiting friend chose to eat here. We reserved a couple days ahead, as it seems to book up quickly. We were on a table with a family and a single guy...they put 7-8 people on a table. We talked...More

Thank readytogoJapan
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I love Benihana's for groups of 8 or fewer for weekend lunch parties (make a reservation for noon when they open is my recommendation). It's FUN, it's different, their lunch menu meets everyone's needs (kids can get plain chicken and rice, and sushi lovers can...More

1  Thank Laura193
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is not authentic at all and it is not very good in my mind. They don't eat this fat laden food in Tokyo I seen.

Thank Alzor S
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

we apologize for the poor experience. Your feedback helps us to make improvements. Thank you for taking the time to share your review.

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23 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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