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About Benihana - Anaheim

Welcome to Benihana and a dining experience unlike any other! Our guests are seated at communal tables in groups, where your personal chef will perform the ancient art of Teppanyaki. Watch as we slice and dice, preparing a meal that will dazzle your eyes as well taste buds, whether you choose mouth-watering steak, tender chicken or succulent seafood. You can also enjoy sushi prepared by a talented sushi chef and indulge in a specialty cocktail. Benihana Anaheim is located in the heart of Orange County’s entertainment kingdom, only 10 minutes from Disneyland, California Adventure, the Anaheim Convention Center, and 5 minutes from Angel Stadium. The restaurant features 22 teppanyaki tables including two private booths, plus a renovated lounge and cozy sushi bar. An 18% service charge is added to all guest checks for parties of eight or more.

2100 E Ball Rd
Anaheim, CA 92806
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
LUNCH:
Monday - Sunday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

DINNER:
Monday - Thursday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Cross Street:
State College Blvd

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(714) 774-4940

Website:
http://www.benihana.com/locations/anaheim-ca-an

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Benihana - Anaheim Ratings and Reviews

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4
3
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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.0

ambience

4.1

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (92)
Special Occasion (92)
Fun (80)
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Good for Groups (79)
Good for a Date (74)
Good for Anniversaries (61)
Kid-friendly (51)
Creative Cuisine (34)
Casual (32)
Great for Lunch (29)
Happy Hour (26)
Fit for Foodies (25)
Authentic (24)
Comfort Food (24)
Romantic (23)
Worth the Drive (23)
Healthy (20)
Business Meals (19)
Sunday Lunch (19)
Bar Seating (18)
People Watching (18)
Hot Spot (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (16)
Tasting Menu (14)
Great for Brunch (10)
Good Vegetarian Options (10)
Great Beer (10)
Disabled Access (9)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Seasonal (8)
Cozy (7)
Late-night Find (7)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Spicy (6)
Notable Wine List (5)
Tapas (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
Vegan (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Todo muy bien , la comida, el cocinero muy divertido y el ambiente perfecto solo un pequeño detalle con la server que no sirvió las bebidas ni la ensalada tuvimos que ir a pedirlo . Excelente restaurante muy recomendable

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Disabled Access, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Great Beer
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·Dined 3 days ago

Chef was sloppy. Bites too big to eat wo a knife. Food flew everywhere. Did not recv appetizers until mid meal. Crazy busy. Noisy. Waiter was polite. Front staff not friendly. They need smiling and hospitality training. Bigger tables needed. Not enough space to eat.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date
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 (Orange County)·Dined 3 days ago

Had a reservation however we were not seated until 30 minutes later. Sat i. The way back and it was too crowded. Manager could have come by and said something but did not. I don’t think the area in the back is safe.

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 (Orange County)·Dined 4 days ago

It was a great time.

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 (Orange County)·Dined 6 days ago

The food was amazing and the chef did a few extra tricks besides the awesome rice beating heart and onion choo-choo train. Enjoyed our meal, tea and family picture. We will be back for sure!

Tags: People Watching, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Great Beer, Fun, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Romantic, Good for Groups, Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

It was good.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

Enjoy the food and Chef. I have eaten here before and always enjoyed it.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Orange County)·Dined 7 days ago

Everything was amazing!!!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 7 days ago

Our Chief was awesome, Kapono was very friendly and although we have been to Benihana many times, he explained the the "newbies" how service worked. He was very personable and
would ask to sit where he would be cooking in the future is possible!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 14, 2018

Great food and service

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 14, 2018

Takes a while to get a server and for the chef to arrive

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 14, 2018

Great place & super nice chef as well. Pablo you’re amazing keep it up!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Romantic, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 14, 2018

Even though it was a holiday we didn’t wait long . Food was delicious as always !

Tags: Great Beer, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 14, 2018

Our favorite place!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 14, 2018

First time and it was amazing and the staff was so helpful and funny.

Tags: Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 14, 2018

We have given this location three attempts to hopefully erase each preceding poor visit. Each time we have made a reservation, we haven’t been sat until a minimum of 30 minutes after our reserved time. This most recent visit, we were stuffed at a table with 8 other people, making it a total of nine at one table. Now that’d be acceptable, if we were the same party, but it’s kind of hard to enjoy your experience and you’re elbow to elbow with a complete stranger the whole time. Now the service, I’ll be brief. HORRIBLE. Slow, incorrect orders received, and overall uninviting. If you don’t enjoy taking orders and making sure peoples drinks aren’t empty then for the love of god do not become a server. If you get KEVIN, run.

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·Dined on February 13, 2018

Excellent!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Bday was fun

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 13, 2018

The wait was too long even with a reservation. It look one hour to be seated.
After being seated, it look over 30 minutes for the chef to come to our table.
They were understaffed with only 3 tables being used. The other tables were empty and not being used.
The birthday picture or dessert was not offered.
We were there 2.5 hours which affected our work schedule.
Very very disappointed

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 12, 2018

The service is awesome !! All of the staff created an excellent dining experience.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Montana)·Dined on February 11, 2018

We were very disappointed in the service. We waited for a table, waited for our drinks, waited for our chef, and waited for our bill. We were there for three hours. Unacceptable!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Despite having reservations we were seated at our table and it was almost 60 minutes until chef began preparing our meal.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 11, 2018

We LOVE Anaheim Benihanas although we are closer to Downey. However this past Sunday we went for early Valentine's Day and the family across from us were very obnoxious. The husband permitted his kids to scream at the top of their lungs, the wife was not permitted to say anything, the 1 and 2 Year olds were spilling their drinks on the floor, throwing ice. Chef Garcia (poor thing) had to accommodate the man as he specifically didn't want his food to touch ours. I understand we cannot change seats just because of noisy kids or rude people but if the staff is well aware of what's happening at the table, then "we" should have been asked if we wanted to move... or say something to the guests causing the disturbance. I'll go back again but hopefully the manager can take initiative if this should arise again. We paid good money only to end up dissapointed.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Romantic, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Birthday celebration

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Arrived at 7:15 for a 7:45 reservation and we were not seated till 8:30. Killed the purpose of having a reservation. Very disappointed in this location.

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We had a great time at Benihana in Anaheim for our sons birthday. The wait staff was attentive, continually refilling our hibiscus ice tea, clearing plates, and checking on our needs. The table chef was lively and entertaining. The complimentary photo was a nice touch for a special occasion.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Healthy, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Reservation was at 845. Wasn’t seated until after 9pm. Which is fine because I understand restaurants are busy. But I heard and witnessed people who had same reservation times as us who came in 15 minutes after us be seated before us.

Once we sat down it took 20 minutes (I kept track) for drinks to be ordered and served. We did not start eating until 30 minutes after we were sat.

I was only offered one refill and my second one did not come until desert was ordered and my food was cold. Mainly because the server did not come around to ask and when she finally did it took long.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Our chef Benny was great!! He engaged the entire table with humor and the food was wonderful!!

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on February 9, 2018

We were disappointed in the value of our food. We have been to Benihana several times in the past and we were in town for a hockey game and event at angels stadium and wanted something different than other chain restaurants. My wife and I both ordered the chateaubriand because the menu made it sound so tasty. We were so disappointed as we got a very small amount of mushrooms on the side and not mixed in the meat with all the flavors. Our son had the regular filet mignon and we both wish we would have just ordered that for the price. There was nothing wrong with the food, but were just disappointed with the overall flavor given the cost.

Tags: Fun
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 8, 2018

I don’t understand why i made a reservation, if i still got handed a buzzer and waited 20 minutes. When one party walked in after me and never handed the host or hostess a buzzer back, just had to say they had a reservation.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Everything was great as usual. the only problem is it's hard to get around in a wheelchair. Thank you so much for the great Birthday gift.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Tea, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Paleo Friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Seasonal, Tasting Menu, Happy Hour, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Restaurant hosts were not too friendly but the friendly servers made up for their rudeness.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Reservation was at 7:15 didn’t get seated until 8:30. Once orders were taken it took another 45 minutes before chef came to our table. We there for 4 hours, not the way I wanted to spend my birthday. I’ve been there before and this was a bad experience. Not sure if I will go back.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Food was good as was service. Only things that were off were the restaurant was kinda noisy and when we arrived, found out the restaurant was closing early due to a company event. We made reservations online so it did not let you know that ahead of time. Otherwise, we enjoyed our experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 5, 2018

as you entered the restaurant it smelled awful. It smelled like dirty bathrooms (bathrooms are by the door). The place didn't look clean and it looked really worn out. Also our waitress took forever to bring the check, charge and meals and bring it back for signing. I was there with couple of co workers and we almost missed our 2:00 pm conference call because of waiting for so long. Overall I wouldn't recommend this particular location to anyone.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Compare to the benihana locations I have tried, this location was a dissapointment in taste and portion of the food.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 3, 2018

TOOK 2 HOURS TO COOK OUR FOOD. TERRIBLE SERVICE, HORRIBLE TASTING FOOD. BAD ATMOSPHERE. WE WILL NEVER VISIT ANTOHER BENIHANA ESTABLISHMENT AGAIN.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Very entertaining. Food was delicious. On the other hand, not enough food for the price tag (very expensive) and it was very hard to have a conversation because the dining area was so loud. All in all we enjoyed our visit.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 3, 2018

It was a busy night so even though we had a reservation we didn’t get sat down until almost an hour later than reservation time.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Consistently good food!
Filet melts in your mouth and the feppan grilled lobster is a delicious change.

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