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1496 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1701
+1 650-342-5202
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (10 reviews)
“filet mignon” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
$$ - $$$
1496 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1701
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1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Reservations are a must, we had them and got right in. I heard others having to wait for a couple of hours. The food was very good, once we got a cook. It took him forever to come to our table. They were very busy...More

Thank angturner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots' of very fresh Sashimi and dishes you can order besides the original Benihana cooking via the grill. Nice bar overlooking the airport and nice wait satff to talk to. Cant go wrong here.

Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place for family birthdays and such. Food is a fun by-product! Chefs are entertaining and service always terriric.

Thank msk1Ca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Benihana in Burlingame sits right on the Bay and so has nice views. The experience inside is a typical hibachi scene. Very loud, you'll sit with strangers, the chef prepares your meal at the grill in front of you. There was a heat wave when...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my wife's birthday, and she said she wanted to go to Benihana's, it was a good idea since I've never been to this type of restaurant before. Walked in, I was totally amazed every table has a grill. We had made reservations so...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I have been going to Benihana's for about 45 years. Food is still terrific. the chefs knife work very's from one guy to the next, but the food remains a constant outcome = GREAT. Don't be in a hurry to get in and out. This...More

Thank Y2796NFkenl
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Hey, it's Benihana, right? Well, this trip was only so-so. It seems that this location is in need of additional table chefs. So short handed, that some tables, like ours, had to wait longer than normal, between the soup and salad time and the main...More

Thank sea4metoo
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The food is great! The chef's are entertaining in the way they prepare your food: flipping knives and food and making a real volcano out of a stack of onions is a feat, complete with smoke form the center of the onion caldera! Lot's of...More

Thank ericzanes
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Benihana is always a fun time and good food. Our cook was very good and entertaining. Its a popular place, so go early.

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This was a different experience . I would not go there again though. It felt and looked cheap . The food was ok . I had teriyaki chicken which was ok . I liked the shrimp.

Thank Rae K
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Rae, we apologize for the poor experience. Your feedback helps us to make improvements. We sincerely hope you will return to visit us at any one of our locations. Thank you for taking the time to share your review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
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: 1496 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1701
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-342-5202
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