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Benihana - North Little Rock
Benihana - North Little Rock

Benihana - North Little Rock Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.benihana.com
  • Phone: (501) 374-8081
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm, Sunday: 12:30pm - 2:30pm.
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 8:30pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
  • Executive Chef: Long Phan
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private room available for up to 20 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Shapoor Karimi (501) 374-8081
  • Entertainment: Live entertainment in our bar Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Broadway
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Free surface area parking. Free valet parking also available.
A word from Benihana - North Little Rock
Welcome to Benihana, where a meal is much more than a meal, it's a performance. Just three blocks from Verizon Arena and next door to Dickey Stephen's Ballpark, Benihana has established itself as Arkansas' premier Japanese steakhouse. Famous for its atmosphere, service, food quality, outstanding chefs and overall dining experience. Live entertainment Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the lounge. Take out available and room service available to Wyndham Riverfront hotel guests. In a world of boring restaurants, come to Benihana, where reviews are always sizzling!Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Made reservations for 7, got there at 6:30 to ensure were were seated at 7, seated close to 8, served around 8:45, did not leave until after 10. Idon't get how reservations can be made & we were still there for over 3 hours. Our chef was more intrigued by what other chefs were doing & serving then our table. He over salted the food and added way too much garlic butter...less is better, you can always ask for more. The shrimp and chicken I ordered had burnt pieces from the grill that I essentially ended up picking out. Any other time, my experience has been somewhat pleasant, but based on my experience on Monday, it is not something I would recommend nor return to. The noise level was crazy loud as well. Hard to have a good conversation."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "It was good - but we waited over 30 minutes after sitting down at a grill to have a chef begin cooking - chicken was DRY!"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "We had a 7 pm reservation for a birthday group and were seated promptly at that time. Service was excellent. We found our chef, An, to be a delight. Filet was incredible-choose it if you go! Manager came by at end of meal to check how our experience had been. Great job! Parking is the only downside for this restaurant. They do offer valet however."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "I enjoyed the meal, very tasty. The only draw back that I have is the added salt I wish menu will be designed for Low-Sodium. Overall..Outstanding Food and an eventful evening"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "The food and service were amazing! Sushi was the best! I would definitely recommend for office dinners, special occasions, etc. We will be back, soon!"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "We took my son and daughter for the 21st and 24th birthday celebration. The food was excellent! Chef An was great! He was very entertaining and did a great job cooking! The service was great! We always enjoy our time at Benihana's!"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "We were seated immediately, our waitress took drink and food orders, and our cook showed up in a timely manner. The food was great and cooked to perfection. Will definitely be returning!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We've all done it. It is fun and good food. Hibachi grills hold something special for me. I always have fun and leave full. This one is very good and as 'authentic' as they come in the South."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "we had a reservation and we still had to wait for over an hour and this kept them from getting the highest rating"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I took my children for our birthday, the food was good service was great I even got a $30 birthday gift certificate online and was able to use it towards my bill! I really enjoyed myself and would recommend this place to anyone."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "We had HAI as our chief he is amazing. The shrimp the California egg rolls the fried rice the filet mignon all amazing. Oh get the strawberry lemonade awesome. I would say go and eat there u will be full and very happy and ready for your next visit."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "I made a reservation and still had to wait 15 minutes. Once seated the waiter took about 20 minutes to get to us, by that time another group had sat with us. The waiter then took their order before ours.. The food is great but the service is poor. "
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "It was our wedding anniversary, we had been to other japanese steakhouses before, but benihana was the best we had ever been to and will be back for sure, this was year 34 and hope to make benihana a yearly occasion "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Prices on menu need to be updated. We were floored when we got our bill -- about $20 more than what we expected. WOW... "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We had a great time. We were celebrating my son's college graduation and it was all perfect. We were early and they accommodated us with 2 tables before our reservation. Waitstaff / chef was wonderful"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Had reservations for 6:30. Did not get seated until 7:15."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We have always enjoyed Benihana! The food and service were great! We made reservations following my son's college graduation ceremony and because the ceremony was running behind, I knew we would be late for our reservations and therefore I placed a call approximately 2 hours prior to our reservation time to request it be changed for us to arrive 45 minutes later. Marie stated it was not a problem; however, after arriving, the other lady at the front said we would just have to wait and that she didn't care and was going to place a party of 20 in front of us! The manager promptly arrived and was very cordial and seated our party within a few minutes - he was very professional but had a time keeping this lady at the front desk to be quiet!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Great food and kids loved watching the chef cook. Awesome experience."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Well to start with i had reservations but was made to wait 20mins past my reservations even though i was staring at 10 empty tables. Then when i got a table we waited 1 hour for someone to come cook it. Next my steamed rice arrived at the end of my meal unlike everyone else who got fried rice at the beginning, when i asked why the response was "i don't know" next they tried to not give me my green tea or ice cream that came with my $29.95 meal. Long story short worst service ever, food wasn't that good if you even received it, and i would never go back ever again! horrible"
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "This is my second visit in about a month and the food was a little better than my before visit but somehow it is not what it use to be. Quality and Quanity is lower than what i have experience in the past. But on a happier note George our waiter was very good. "
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Our food was to salty and to much pepper and our drink had little to no alchol. They charge extra for fried rice so kind if pricey. The atmosphere is fun and the service was pretty good. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "I reserved a table, days in advance for a birthday dinner, with friends. And still ended up with people sitting with us. I had two people in my party, who were running a little late, and we could not be seated because of that. We had to stand at the bar, and wait for them."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "This is where our son chose to have his birthday dinner. He also wanted to bring along his little girlfriend so that left me & my husband dining out with 4 kids 10 & under. It is difficult to find any meal enjoyable in that situation but this meal was fantastic! From the service to the food...EXCELLENT. The chef was entertaining enough to keep the kids happy & in their seats so we weren't having to fuss at them the whole time. The noise level & atmosphere is just right...fancy enough to know it's a special occasion but not stuffy. Upscale but still fun. We will be back...with & without the kids!"
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "Met a friend there for lunch and enjoyed the food and fellowship."
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "We loved it!!! The food was great. The manager walked around several times. He kept checking on us. The cook was fabulous. I would request Tein again. He made us feel so special. The hostess was great as well. She kept our drinks full and was so sweet. "
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "Amazing food and service. Got there 30 minutes earlier than my reservation, due to all the proms that night, and they got me in early with ease."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Best food and service in the area!! My family and I will be coming back soon!!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Great food, great scenery, great customer service, and awesome menu!!"
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "I took my husband for his birthday and we had a great time. The food was excellent!!! We really enjoyed ourselves. The staff was friendly and attentive and we enjoyed the show...."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Made reservations for my wife's birthday with 2 extra people that came. They were accommodating with that. The only issue are the prices. I can get the same meal for $20 cheaper at another restaurant and it tastes just as good. The main thing was my wife enjoyed her meal."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "enjoyed our meal. thought the show from the cook was a little lacking. I've been to a resturant like this in Ft WOrth several times and it was more exciting. We had reservations but had to wait for some time when we arrived. Didint make much sense to reserve a table if you have to set in the lobby with the people who walked in."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We wanted to show off such a nice restaurant to my in-laws before my husband deployed, since my husband and I had been here a couple of times. We had a reservation for 7, got there at about 6:50 and we waited for an hour, when you make a reservation you don't want to wait. There was 7 of us, 4 adults and 3 kids. They loved watching the fish in the waiting room, but after an hour everyone was quickly getting irritated and starving, finally they got us seated. We got a server, who we could not understand at all, and then a chef we couldn't understand. The food was good, but service, not so much."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "I was there for a 13th birthday celebration for my daughter and three of her friends and dined with friends who were there for a birthday for their daughter. Both tables enjoyed the food. I think it was a first for some at the other table. The service was excellent. The waitress was very attentive to our needs. The chefs were entertaining in preparing the food. We all had a wonderful time."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We enjoyed our family dinner at Benihana! It was my daughters birthday and they did everything to make her feel special!"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "This was our first visit, and we loved it. The food was great, and there was plenty of it. Loved the cook's personality."
    Dined on 3/5/2014