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“Yes, you want fried rice :-)”
Review of Benihana

Benihana
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Ranked #10 of 557 Restaurants in Torrance
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Business meetings, Groups
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Beteen Torrance Blvd & Carson
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Always gotta love this place. I've been coming here for years. If you have never tried it, sign up for their birthday club, you get $30 for dinner. So here you get dinner and a show. The chef entertains you with the knife skills, and some tricks while cooking for the full table. The added plus here is the food is yummy. You can have the choice of white rice or fried rice, go for the fried rice, it is very tasty.

You will be seated in a shared environment, so you will get to chit chat with new people if you choose. The larger your group, the less strangers you will have at your table.

This trip I brought a first timer with me. We sat at the bar and had a drink before we were seated. The bartender was very friendly and made really good drinks. My friend, she was in awe with the presentation and quality of the food. This is a place you must go at least once. Have fun and enjoy the yummy food.

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Most all dishes are very expensive. If I could just order the fried rice that would be great for me, but we have to order steak and chicken and fish and shrimp and all the other stuff that comes with it all. We can't get out of there without spending several hundred dollars for four people. For the most part the food is tasty, but costs to dog gone much money for my taste buds.
Or, maybe you go there once every couple years would be ok, or a special occasion.

Thank johncK2908CE
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We have enjoyed Benihana's for decades. Our family celebrates birthdays and other special occasions there. The food is always fresh and perfectly prepared by entertaining cooks who amaze us with their skills while making us all laugh. A true dinner show. It's always busy. Make reservations well in advance.

Thank AmanpuloMoores
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

New management does not extend appreciation for returning customers. Hostess are not friendly, do not give you reason why the wait time is between 1 hour to 2 hours. New management got rid of the old servers and chefs.

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1  Thank U5067UGjosephr
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Excellent food and drinks, always a fun evening. Quality ingredients make for a satisfying meal . A well-trained staff. ensures good service. The only drawback is that if you have 4 or more, it is hard to hear conversations. Sushi bar is just OK due to lack of variety. Good drinks.

Thank Cami214
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