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For 2
Date
Mon, 2/19
Time
8:30 PM
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Benihana - Carlsbad

4.1
1098 reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese
Top Tags:
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
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. Located just off Interstate 5 at Poinsettia Lane and minutes from beautiful sun-drenched beaches, Benihana in Carlsbad offers four separate areas in which to enjoy a meal. Choose from the hibachi grill dining room, the comfortable cocktail lounge, the spacious sushi bar with a private alcove and seating for eight, or the outdoor patio for cocktails and appetizers.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
LUNCH:
Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

DINNER:
Monday - Thursday: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday - Saturday: 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sunday: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Phone number
(760) 929-8311
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Ask about Private Event Dining.

Book your next event in our private dining room. Perfect for private parties, corporate meetings, birthday celebrations. Subject to availability; please call for details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Poinsettia
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Parking details
Free parking for Benihana guests
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1098 People Are Saying
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4.1  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.0
service
4.0
ambience
3.7
value
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78% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
4.0  Dined a day ago

Your open table site didn’t sync up with the restaurant so every table was double booked. It was a 3 hours dining experience. Service and management could not have been more professional.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Our chef provided the best entertainment out of all the times we’ve been to Benihana. We hadn’t seen many of the “tricks” he did and even my 10 month old couldn’t take his eyes off him! Very friendly. Very skilled. And the food was absolutely perfect. This was the first time I ate my zucchini! (I hate zucchini) my family and I really enjoyed having Ray as our chef!

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MonserratG 
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

I went there for a late 14 of February and the food was great . Chef was entertaining and the ambience was perfect .

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vipVvinny (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Our chef wasn’t exactly entertaining, but food was delicious.

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MsElva (San Diego)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

We have been celebrating birthdays at Benihana for over ten years. My kids, who are now young adults still love the food and of course our favorite Chef David Fi! He is incredibly funny and entertaining for all ages. I grew up going to the Benihana in Beverly Hills and it's great that we have one here in beautiful Carlsbad. The food is delicious and the chefs make it look so easy to cook, although I can never do it at home. Their signature fried rice is a must and none of us have ever been disappointed with the quality and taste of our various entrees. For a festive and fun dining experience, I highly recommend Benihana for any occasion. They will commemorate your special celebration with a group photo for you to take home. We look back and see our kids growing up each year with their Benihana birthday photo. I look forward to sharing the Benihana birthday experience for many years to come.

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Jeff (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

food is amazing like always! Pricy but worth the experience.

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Actionmancali (San Diego)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Manager was very accommodating for my birthday

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RyanY (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Everything was perfect! Me and my wife enjoyed our valentines date

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Good food, better service than before, or cook this time around is so much better.

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BMac619 (San Diego)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Engagement celebration!! Great food great atmosphere!!

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