Benihana - Dallas
Benihana - Dallas

Benihana - Dallas

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.benihana.com/locations/dallas-tx-da
  • Phone: 9723874404
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Friday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Saturday - Sunday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Friday: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm, Saturday: 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm, Sunday: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese
  • Executive Chef: Toshiya Nemoto
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 635 & Coit
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Benihana - Dallas
Welcome to Benihana and a dining experience unlike any other! If you’ve never been to Benihana before, let us tell you what you can expect: Our guests are seated at communal tables in groups of eight to ten, 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.

Or you can visit our sushi lounge where a talented sushi chef will prepare the freshest sashimi, maki and signature sushi rolls with the same flair that made Benihana a legend in Japanese cuisine. Smaller tables and more intimate seating is available in the lounge or bar on a first-come, first-served basis, whether you’re looking to enjoy one of our delicious Benihana Teppanyaki entrées or our amazing selection of sushi!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
Benihana - Dallas reviews from OpenTable diners
133 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (100)good for groups (100)kid-friendly (67)romantic (22)great for lunch (22)scenic view (19)fit for foodies (16)hot spot (14)great for brunch (8)late-night find (7)neighborhood gem (5)vibrant bar scene (4)notable wine list (4)great for outdoor dining (2)Show More
  • Benihana's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    So glad that Benihana's offered a lunch menu. We were able to afford to eat there based on the lunch menu prices. Otherwise, this location would not have been affordable to our group.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Spectacular, especially 4 groups
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Always has a line. Make reservations. Unfortunately, we had bad service this night and waited an hour between the time we were seated and the time that our chef came to the table.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place
    fy0214
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    This was our first time here for my Fiance and I. The Chief was amazing and funny. The only negative thing was there was alot of kids running around the restaurant which really isn't the restaurants fault. Other than that we sure will be coming back again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great if you like playgrounds.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Food was mediocre. Restaurant was filled with screaming children who were running around everywhere like they were on a playground. Not good for a romantic dinner.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Not entertained
    misswaytooclassy
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    I've been to this specific benihana on several occasions. This past visit I can say I was less than satisfied. The server was flow to responded and didn't listen. Our chef had an attitude the whole dinner and catered to the other party that was seated next to us. I definitely did not enjoy myself as I have on previous occasions.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Still Fun but Has Gone Down a Notch
    zematynnad
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    The food and the chef were great but we had several problems with our meal. First off, I was supposed to get chicken fried rice but it was missing on the ticket. I didn't get my rice until after the meat was done and only after asking for it more than once. Second, the meat was cooked medium rare instead of medium well and had to be taken off of the plate and redone after everyone else's food was off the grill. I suspect this was also because it was not indicated correctly on the ticket. Finally, two of our meals were supposed to come with green tea and either ice cream or sherbet. We were given neither. Finally when we asked about it we were told that some meals came with either green tea or sherbet. Seriously - at these prices?
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great experience
    jeremy
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    been to Benihana many times, it is a great dining experience. and the food is spectacular!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistent and dependable
    GourMonch
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    You know the routine...it works and I know what to expect. Variable by each Hibachi chefs personality and performance. Just sit back and enjoy.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dinner
    Megustacomer
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    It was good just as any Benihan but I would recommend the Las Colinas location better
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Excellent!
    HotelGirl
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We reserve Benihana for special occasions and they always deliver...my 11 year old daughter felt like a princess at her birthday dinner...thank you!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Enjoyable
    Robert
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We enjoy the "feel" of this place – somewhat like a family dining table but can also be private if so desired. We enjoy celebrating each other's birthday month and try to explore the various cuisine. Occasionally, we will have a light faire and enjoy appetizers and sake in the bar. When dining, Rocki's choice is my favorite. My wonderful wife enjoyed the salmon with avocado sauce. Everyone enjoyed the fried rice....a perennial favorite. The table show was entertaining as always and the service was excellent. Oh yes, try the Nigori unfiltered sake.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Celebration
    Kola
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Was a great night & food was awesome! The chef was entertaining and friendly as well as the bar staff!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food vs Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    In my opinion the service should match the food and vice versa. For me this was not the case. Although we had a reservation, we waited about 25min for our table. Which the host that checked is in for our reservation was not personable what so ever. Keep in mind that we were there for someone birthday, which I specified in my notes when making the reservation. Well when the waitress came to finally seat us she just walked off without us. Also, this was our first time there and a special occasion they thought it appropriate to give us a trainee.. When the hibachi chef cooked for us they forgot my fried rice and he did not do but minimal tricks. He did a beating heart and an onion train. No chopping. Service didn't match the prices.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Underwhelming
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The waitress was the slowest I have ever had - the tables around us were done and had gone home before we even received our bills, even the ones that arrived after us. The food was extremely disappointing - bland and not anything I would ever pay money for, especially as much as they charge. Waste of my time and money, will not be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • spectacular
    bestcookNtown
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    I had a great night. I really enjoyed my dining experience at Benihana's. The cook Miguel was superb. His people skills was off the chart. I will recommend him to all my friends.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    LTC07
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    The food was excellent and NINI did a great job in taking care of everyone at our table. We try to eat at Benihana about every 6 to 8 weeks. Excellent food and service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Celebrate at Benihana!
    Anniversary
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We celebrated our 45th anniversary at Benihana Dallas and the staff went out of their way to make it a wonderful celebration. They sang to us and even took a picture of us to mark the special occasion. The food was fantastic and the chef was so entertaining. We had not been in several years, but we will definitely be going back soon and recommending it to others.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • All Around Great Place
    AKobeFan
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Great atmosphere, great food and entertainment. Love the ambiance. Chefs are entertaining. Great service. A great place to eat.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Too kid friendly
    rickdfwtx
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The food was very good, service was excellent. The chef was too shy, he didn't say much or interact with the table as much as he should have, and soft spoken. It was hard to hear or understand him with the noise level in our section. There were way too many kids for my taste. There were two at our table and I saw at least one per table. I'd don't like sitting next to someone else's kid. I believe some rooms should be reserved for adults only, or come as a group of 8 so you can take over an entire table.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Rick
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Not a good experience almost embarrassing. Had reservation for 18 and was seated in room with two tables facing each other. One table had fast service but my table was 20 to 30 min behind on everything. One table was eating their entrees when we received our salads. We were celebrating my daughters birthday and was expecting a wonderful experience. We did have one assisting waiter that was trying his best to help and I did appreciate that. Talked to manager but didn't seem to concerned.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday celebration
    Luv2dine2
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    I had a few couples meet us there for my birthday dinner. Food was great and entertaining. It was a very nice birthday.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The food and wine was great. I expected the ambiance to be better and the cook to be more entertaining for the price.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good Food, Good Fun.
    SuperSlimsReviews
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    I have eaten at B's since a young kid in the 80's. Over the years the quality has drastically gone down, while the prices have continually gone up. However, this dining experience, the food was probably the best it has been in many years. We all added lobster to our Filets and the quality of the Filet was as it use to be, very thick cuts and tender. However, along with the ambience, the diners were a bit too ethnic for our liking. We felt as if we were the minority. Over the years, this has become more of an issue everywhere but consistently worse at Benihanas. The Service was lacking waiting on refills of our drinks the entire night. The Chef, was very entertaining and accommodating of our special requests. The quality & taste was Superb.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Terrible Service
    saddiner
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    I specifically asked for a reservation at 7:45pm with our own room & we got there early (about 10 minutes) and they skipped out party for TWENTY MINUTES only to come ask us if we wanted to wait 20 more because they forgot to save us a room. After we sat down, we waited over 15 minutes for our waiter to come to us. It was terrible service. I won't go back to that location.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service was GREAT !!
    Danielle22
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    The service was great ! i wouldn't suggest Dinner unless its a special occasion , birthdays , etc... Lunch prices and specials are reasonable . Their menu was OUTSTANDING great choices of meats and veggies. Very family friendly. Although they did acknowledge our Birthdays and we did not get the proper greeting. Other than that i enjoyed my visit.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Inexperienced chef
    AussiekoalaVIP
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Food was good but the chef couldn't do even the simplest, basic entertaining tricks. He had to look at the order ticket about 100 times to make sure everything was right. More training! Still a fun place, but it's slipped a lot from recent years.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistent!
    Angel
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    You can count on Benihana's for always having great food and entertaining you while they cook for you!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • pinky
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    We celebrated my 75th birthday on Monday at your N. Dallas location...it was an excellent choice. The mixture of good food, wonderful atmosphere and excellent service made it an event to remember.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service is hit or miss
    randyr505
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    We like Benihana but it is a hit or miss every time we go. Sometimes it is great and other times it is bad. This time was so so. They didn't perform all of the things like the heart shaped rice. The guy flipped a piece of hot corn on my 10 yr old's arm. He was apologetic at least. Our waiter didn't come by very often and I drink a lot of iced tea. The other couple that was seated at our table were very pleasant so we had a great time. I just wish when we went go it could be consistent.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Father's Day
    Birthday
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    My kids first time and they had a blast. They loved the chef and the interaction. They actually ate their food.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love this place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Benihana is a great place to eat and to socialize.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • father's day
    fortworth
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    It was our first time at this benihana n we really enjoyed ourselves n will b back.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite Celebration Spot
    hotnix719
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    My family loves the good food and entertainment. Great place to celebrate any occasion!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome!
    Chiclady
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    We had a great time! My boyfriend enjoyed his first experience at Benihana. Even though I've been to the Irving location, I had a brand new experience at the Dallas location. It was an amazing treat!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not what it used to be
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Benihana is great for a special occasion, but it isn't what it used to be. People used to dress up and it used to be an event. Now it's more like an Olive Garden with a show. Most everyone was in shorts and T-shirts and the chefs were passably talented. However, the food is always good and if you have a good table, the conversation can be fun.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Happy Birthday to ME!
    Michelle
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    We went as a group for my birthday and I am so impressed! We were treated great and our chef was the best we've had so far!i can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too expensive for the quality
    Buffy612
    Dined on 6/2/2014
    Went there for a birthday dinner. 6 guests. Over 300 dollars. Doesn't feel Japanese anymore. Okay food. Nothing great. Kids wouldn't eat theirs at all. Boring show. Won't go there again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome as always!
    TNT57VIP
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    Pablo did a great job. He was efficient and kept up with all of our requests! Cung was a great cook! One negative thing was women's bathroom sinks are always grimy everytime I go there. 😣
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Engaging and delicious
    Triguy
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    I've been to plenty of different hibachi restaurants across the country. This particular one has pleasant décor, attentive service and as delicious food. While not the best hibachi restaurant I've been too, it was a pleasant experience and reasonably priced. I would visit again if ever in the Dallas area. I had the sushi, which was pretty good. My date had the Benihana Special, which was delicious.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • $wag
    foodismytruelove
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    t'was great. David, our waiter was really cool and nice!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate