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Matsuri - Benicia

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920 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510
+1 707-747-1585
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We return to First Street Cafe yearly to celebrate our anniversary because that's where we met. It never disappoints.

Thank Deborah G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We love good sushi and usually leave town to find it. But we were told to try Matsuri and we agree it is the best in town.

Thank SusanBenicia
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Good food and entertainment! Make a reservation to ensure you don't have a long wait. They have valet parking during busy times for their limited parking area.

Thank Homerun_Traveler
Benicia, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

The food is quite good , though I am not fond of sushi....my friends love it here. The teriyaki and other items are good, though there is an extra charge if you do not want the California roll on your teriyaki lunch special.

Thank earthmother912
Oakland, California
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Another couple and we had dinner here last night. Everyone ordered a combination dinner that included miso soup, sashimi or California roll, salad, a bowl of rice, some tempura vegetables, and a meat entree. Two of us got teriyaki beef, the others had teriyaki salmon. Everything was fresh and good and the portions were generous.

Thank MauriceTheTourGuide
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

We ate there twice during our stay at Benicia. A bit difficult to find as its entrance does not face the !st street. Nice cozy restaurant and served excellent sushi and shashimi. Very reasonable price, much better deal than the other Japanese restaurant at Benicia

Thank Frank C
Benicia, California
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81 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

The potstickers appetizer were great, while the sushi main entree was ok, was ok serving size no giant serving of rice like some other places.

Thank KHOG
Great Falls, Montana
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

We really enjoyed our dinner at Matsuri. The sushi rolls were very good and the sushi was excellent. Compliment with a good saki and provided with friendly service made our dinner.

Thank njnerdan
Benicia, California
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

This is our go-to sushi in Benicia. It is competing with Yo Sushi, Kaigan, and now Kimono, but I think it's the best value for the quality. The sushi is fresh and the other apps are quite good. My daughter loves the agedashi tofu. Nice family-run place that I highly recommend.

Thank Keith G
Benicia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Fast friendly service, excellent sushi, great lunch specials, warm and cozy atmosphere and romantic setting when the situation calls for it.

Thank pdrdirector

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Benicia
  • Phone Number: +1 707-747-1585

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