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About Benihana - Sacramento

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 Sacramento is located at the corner of Sunrise and Madison Avenues, near Sunrise Mall regional shopping center in Citrus Heights. The restaurant hosts many loyal guests who come from far around for the showman chefs and dinner theatrics on the teppanyaki grill. You can also relax with friends, family or co-workers with the traditional teppanyaki show performed on the hibachi grill.

5489 Sunrise Blvd
Citrus Heights, CA 95610
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
LUNCH
Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 11:30 am - 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

HAPPY HOUR
Monday - Friday: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cross Street:
Uplands

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(916) 961-2791

Website:
http://www.benihana.com/locations/sacramento-ca-sa

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine

Specials

The More You Give, The More You Get

Special valid Nov 14, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 all week from 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Specials

The More You Give, The More You Get

Special valid Nov 14, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 all week from 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Details

For a limited time, when you purchase $50 in Benihana Gift Cards, you’ll receive a $10 Promotional Card. Promotional Cards valid 1/2/18 – 3/31/18. Buy your Benihana Gift Cards at your favorite Benihana location or online at Benihana.com. Excludes Tax and Tip. Valid Nov 14, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017. Promo Cards valid 1/2/18 – 3/31/18. Special valid Nov 14, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 all week from 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM.

Benihana - Sacramento Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.0

ambience

3.7

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (49)
Special Occasion (47)
Good for Groups (41)
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Fun (39)
Good for a Date (35)
Casual (28)
Kid-friendly (25)
Creative Cuisine (22)
Worth the Drive (21)
Good for Anniversaries (20)
Great for Lunch (15)
Tasting Menu (12)
Good Vegetarian Options (11)
Authentic (10)
Healthy (10)
Hot Spot (8)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
People Watching (6)
Business Meals (5)
Disabled Access (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Romantic (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Great Beer (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Spicy (4)
Great for Brunch (4)
Cozy (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Scenic View (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Live Music (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Vegan (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 2 days ago

Great food. Not recommended for conversation, can’t hear anyone. It’s loud but the food makes up for it.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Central Coast)·Dined 2 days ago

Fun place to take grandchildren for there birthday and with party of 7 you have your own chef and table....they loved it

Tags: Fun, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 4 days ago

Attended Benihana's for my daughter's birthday she had a ball she loved it. My daughter was turning 4yrs old , she was using the Chopsticks and everything will return again and I highly recommend this restaurant. 👍👏

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 6 days ago

As usual great food.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Our cook William was wonderful, have a great dinner , will be back !

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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Loved my chef San... he was communicative, polite and very good with our meal prep...

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 13, 2017

Excellent service/food... Thank you for making the birthday meal so awesome!! :D

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Cozy
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

My wife and I went for our 16th wedding anniversary, and we really enjoyed the atmosphere as well as the food. We will be coming back again with the family. It is also kid friendly. Our chef was great and so was the service. 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽😉😉😉😉😉

Tags: Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Afternoon Tea, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

It was loud, packed with people, overbooked, and the food was just okay. Our chef was lots of fun and our server was very attentive. We waited over an hour past our reservation time.

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

I have been going to Benihana’s for over 40 years. This was my last time. Everything and I mean everything was lousy. The service, they had 5 chefs on a Friday night at a full capacity restaurant. The guy we had was unimpressive and untrained. He put tons of butter on everything and my salmon was still dry. The place is run down and dirty. The bathrooms looked like gas station bathrooms, very dirty. Extremely slow service due to being under staffed. Small portions of meat. The cooking surface was dirty. Everything looked dirty. Everyone looked rushed and over all I have to say, NO MORE! Good bye Benihana!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We had a great time for my daughter’s birthday!

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·Dined on November 6, 2017

The only issue was that I booked a table for 730. Due to staffing issues we were not seated til almost 830.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Had a reservation for 315 but they didn't seat us until 345 or so. The server was really great but the chef had attitude and wasn't as entertaining as other chefs we have had in the past.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Excellent! Went to the Sacramento location on a Saturday night. Made a reservation for 8:30 PM. Arrived at 8:15, sat at the bar to have drinks and before we could even finish them we were being escorted to our table. Our chef was Poli. He was quite entertaining and the food was prepared excellently! The only minor irritation was with our server. There was a small delay in getting my appetizer and he seem to have forgotten a few other things. But overall we had an amazing time!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Authentic
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great food. Fast service

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Overpriced tiny tiny portions. Presentation and food service was an absolute a joke.. Went to another restaurant afterwards as everyone was still hungry...Wont be back....................

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

This has been my third experience and that night was perfect for my husband's birthday :-)

Tags: Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Slowly bring out courses but the service was great. The show was awesome enjoying every bit of it. Food has quite a good taste

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·Dined on November 2, 2017

The wait was long, even we have reservation. After seating, we have to wait for the chef for another 30 minutes...which is not what we wanted. We have to waited a while for us to get drinks...lots of waiting.
The chef talked really low, real hard for us to hear. He looked a bit sad, too. Not as entertaining as last time we went.
However, the food are good though!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

I was so disappointed with my recent visit. The food was terrible and the server acknowledged and then ignored my gluten allergy. There chef was in a bad mood and if affected the whole mood of our table. It was not entertaining it was sad. Turned our birthday celebration into an awkward uncomfortable dinner. Spoke with the manager after who apologized and gave me two $20 gift cards but again I couldn’t even eat my food. Over cooked meat. Inappropriate comments about other staff. This place has changed and I’m not impressed. Don’t waste money here.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

First time there and had a wonderful time. Will do it again.

Tags: Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We were celebrating my wife's and my birthdays. They took good care of us. There were six in our party and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and the food!!

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

We've come here a lot over the last 15 years, and this night was disappointing. We tried multiple times over a 6 week period to get the chef's table membership so that we could get a birthday certificate for our daughter, but it never came. This was even after we emailed customer service for assistance. They would not honor that when we came even though we showed the email from customer service. Then we had to wait 45 minutes after our reservation to be seated. They were obviously short handed. They apologized and offered a free sushi bite while we waited. In the end, the food was as good as usual, we still had a good time.

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Loved our visit of many. Donald was a awesome chef.

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Authentic, Casual, Fun
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

We made a reservation and we were called not too long after arriving. The service was great and so was the food. William is my favorite out of all the chefs I have had so far!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, People Watching, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

The service and chief were awesome. Great food. We are frequently there.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food, Authentic, Healthy, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Fun, Worth the Drive, Great Beer, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on October 23, 2017

I believe Poli is his name but he was our chef and an awesome one!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 21, 2017

This place is always fun and the food is great. We have been going there for years and its always been a blast.

Tags: Good for a Date, Kid-friendly
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 21, 2017

A once wonderful restaurant is now a dirty sad place where long time employees look miserable and management and wait staff are too busy chatting to do their job. They need to close and do a major cleaning and replace their current management who have destroyed everything great that Benihana used to represent.

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great place to eat but be ready to open that pocket book. Worth it!!

Tags: Live Music
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Made reservation through Beninhana website via "Open Table." Restaurant did not show that we had made an 8pm reservation. Showed confirmation on my cell phone. Was told by front desk employees they would fit us in (after all the others who had a reservation) however, they were running behind and it would be a 15 minute wait. 40 Minutes later still not seated. Supervisor just stood there & didn't apologize (common courtesy & good Customer Service would have been to let us know when the 15 minutes went by to let us know it would be a much longer wait time, so I could have had the opportunity to wait or go to another restaurant) when I complained she called out the General Manager. He found our reservation in the system (the employees even after I asked them when I first came in didn't even try to find our reservation in the computer) General Mgr just said they were new and didn't know how to look up in computer. Finally seated at 8:50pm (50 minutes after original reservation time.) Ridiculous, unacceptable and very poor Customer Service!!!

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Wife’s birthday

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 15, 2017

The food was excellent I just wish I could have used my birthday discount. I think the restrictions on the birthday club is ridiculous and forcing people to only come in certain days at certain times is not great service.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 13, 2017

The wait area in the bar is very small and crowded. Seating is at three tables and two are against the wall, only 4-5 people can sit at all tables
The seating at the prep table was good and so was the skill of the chef. The food was grilled to perfection and presentation was awesome!

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

We were celebrating a birthday, so we had a $30 coupon, which made this visit a great value. We were lucky -- we had a chef who seemed very experienced and was comfortable cooking in front of us. We've had new chefs before and those experiences were not always pleasant because we were just anxious that he was going to make mistakes or overcook/undercook our food. Food is always too salty and on the heavier -- we always ask them to hold certain sauces. I wish there was a way for us to say, "less sodium" or "less oil" upfront. Waitress seemed new -- was a little overwhelmed when business picked up later in the night, but she was very kind and tried to get whatever we needed. Overall, we had a great time!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Really really yummy food! 😋 It was my 33rd birthday celebration.. our cook was funny and very entertaining. Had a really good time :)

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 9, 2017

Was very good. Would go again. Highly recommend. Great for special occasions

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

My family loved it. We will visit again when in the area.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Love this place, very good food and entertainment

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Really fun place to go for birthdays, and really kid friendly! The hibachi chefs are also really accommodating of special requests and still manage to be fun, friendly, entertaining, and serve tasty food. Great for families!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, People Watching, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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