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Benihana opens at Westfield Santa Anita

Benihana, the nation’s leading operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, is proud to announce the opening of its newest location at Westfield Santa Anita mall in Arcadia, this coming Monday, Nov. 18.

The new 7,000-square-foot restaurant near the entrance to the food court on the southeast side of the mall between Forever 21 and The Cheesecake Factory includes a sushi bar and cocktail lounge, expansive dining room and beautiful outdoor patio. The restaurant’s sushi and cocktail lounge offers a casual atmosphere to enjoy Benihana’s delicious cocktails and fresh sushi options. Or guests can delight in a unique culinary experience in the dining room.

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“We are extremely pleased to announce the grand opening of our new location in Santa Anita,” said Benihana President and CEO Richard Stockinger. “We look forward to bringing our outstanding food and unique dining experience to new guests.” Westfield Santa Anita General Manager Ramon Osequera said Westfield Santa Anita is proud to welcome Benihana. “The addition of this fantastic Japanese dining concept is going to be very popular with our customers. We’ve already seen a lot of interest and are looking forward to having them out on our restaurant row next to The Cheesecake Factory and Wood Ranch BBQ.”

Restaurant hours are 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11:30 a.m. –  11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Reservations are available online at or by calling 626-340-2276.

About Benihana Headquartered in Miami, Benihana Inc. is the nation’s leading operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, with 95 restaurants nationwide, including 63 Benihana restaurants, seven Haru sushi restaurants and 25 RA Sushi restaurants. In addition, 15 franchised Benihana restaurants are operating in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. To learn more about Benihana Inc. and its three restaurant concepts, please view the corporate video at

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