Benihana - Ontario
Benihana - Ontario

Benihana - Ontario

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.benihana.com/locations/ontario-ca-on
  • Phone: 9094830937
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm, Friday: 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm, Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00 pm, Sunday: 3:00 pm - 9:00 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: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between Haven and Milliken
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Benihana - Ontario
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 WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Benihana - Ontario reviews from OpenTable diners
190 reviews since June 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.4
    Service4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (146)good for groups (127)kid-friendly (69)great for lunch (57)fit for foodies (35)hot spot (32)romantic (32)late-night find (19)great for brunch (18)neighborhood gem (14)vibrant bar scene (9)notable wine list (7)scenic view (4)great for outdoor dining (3)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    We came here for my husbands birthday. We really appreciated how (robin)our chef included the kids in the experience and made them laugh.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mr.P
    mrpaul
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    This is one of our favorite spots in the Inland Empire. The food is especially good and the atmosphere and service is terrific. My family always books a reservation here for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Everything was great , just the wait time for chef to get there was pretty long.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Benibeni Good
    foodgem2
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Had a great time celebrating my fiancee birthday with our kids chef was great place looked awesome.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Entertaining Dining
    sprts4life21
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    If you like places where the chefs keep you entertained and cook right in front of you, this is the place for you. The chefs enjoy the interaction especially with the ids. Our kids love it there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    Anney
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Great food. Wait staff not as good. Had to ask for steamed rice even when it was specifically ordered. Soda glass was taken during meal another was not brought until asked for. Chef was very entertaining. Food presented to be appealing to diner
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service was a bit slow
    lovefriedrice
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Our server was a bit unattentive and we had to wait quite a while in between his visits. But he was very nice and brought us anything we needed...it was mostly at the end of our meal that we had to wait for awhile before he brought dessert, and then another wait for the check. Our chef was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not too much entertainment
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    The food was great but the chef did not put my of a show which I thought the cost of the food was because of the combination of food and entertainment. The table next to us, however, had a really talented chef. I was disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great atmoshere
    Sally
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The food was great. The Chef and the waiter were both fun and friendly. I was my friend's birthday, and he really enjoyed the it as well.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Benihana
    Beni
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Fun place to eat. Great for kids and adults. Great food. Lunch is very reasonably priced. Dinner is a little pricey.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New Experience.
    fun4us
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    My husband and I have gone to Benihana's in the SF Valley many years ago, since we were in Ontario for a special occasion for our grandson, we decided to do something special for him and his mother. Looking on the web site for things to do in Ontario I found your restaurant listed. My daughter and her son had a wonderful experience for their first visit to Benihana. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • dissatisfied
    unhappy
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    or chef wasn't entertaining food was not cooked right. the worst food & money spent there
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • jusjen
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Waitress rude cook not experienced enough to b on the floor cooking.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious as usual!
    TLA1
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    The scallops and filet were perfect! Our chef was authentic and provided an entertaining dining experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • genriquez
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    service was excellent and seating with other couples celebrating Birthdays/Anniversaries made good conversations.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Danny
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Our cook was horrible. The food wad good by the show sucked.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Long wait
    Up2you
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    I made an advanced reservation for 7pm. We were seated at almost 8. The food was good. But it made for a disappointing Birthday.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food!
    socal29fan
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    High quality food, service was top notch. We had a group of 8 and were celebrating my mother's 86th birthday. We could not have asked for a more perfect nice! Our chef Joe is a great cook!! We definitely plan to return!! Everyone ordered different entrees but they All were cooked go perfect!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Allergic to Peanuts and Tree Nuts
    LovetoCook1
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Benihana did NOT disappoint! However, the least energetic person was the chef who appeared to be tired and/or having a bad day. I am not sure if a customer is able to pick a particular chef. We were actually being entertained by the other chefs. However, our chef is very skilled! But one of the reasons we came to Benihana is for the demonstrations and not just the food. The restaurant seemed noisy. We could not always hear what the chef was saying. Also, my child has severe allergies to peanuts & tree nuts. Everything ordered was safe to eat and we had a great time without worrying about health issues. They were careful to triple check that food was safe to eat even with the food allergies! We will definitely return to Benihana.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it!
    MrsDevine
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    This night was a special occasion in which I was excited to take my adoptive mother to enjoy a great dinner. She ended up loving it! It was the first time in which she had dined there and she was amazed! Our chef, Tio, was very funny and entertaining!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Girls night out!
    Eat2Enjoy
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Perfect spot to get out for the night with the girls.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bday celebration
    delicious
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    We brought our family here to celebrate my birthday, our chef Omar was great and I loved how he interacted with our children. Our waitress however was not so good, it took her a while to get us refills and at the end of our service no green tea was offered and she disappeared for a long period of time and when it was time for ice cream it was a completely different waitress. It was disappointing
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Overall the food was excellent!! The service was not so great. Restaurant was extremely too hot as if the air conditioning was not working. Waited almost 2hrs for the chef to come to our table.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love me some Benihanas
    Nicke
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    I booked this reservation cause September 15th was my 7 year anniversary and theres no place Id rather be then at benihanas.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ok experience
    FortheLoveofFood
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    The server was hard to understand and messed up the order on multiple occasions. Server came to the table about 5 times total. The chef had no characteristic and was not enjoyable. The good was over seasoned and cold. They made a big deal about ordering 2 more orders of fried rice. Spent over $300.00 still gave 20% tip but no one who served on our table did not deserve any bit of that tip. I have been to the one in San Diego and it was 100x better.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fun for family
    ArrowheadFoodie
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    I took my 11 year old here for her birthday. Ambiance was nice, food is always good. I would have given it a 5 star except when we arrived we were a few minutes early and the hostess advised us to wait in the bar. When we sat in the bar we were rudely told by the bartenders we couldn't be there with our 11 year old. This happened with several other families as well. Service was good but when we got our soup it had a black hair in it which they promptly resolved. My only other issue would be that the cook did not speak English well. He was difficult to understand and some of the character of the restaurant is to interact with your cook. But overall always a fun experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great food, but cook was very slow
    Sophia35
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    I always enjoy my food when I go bennihana although the cook we had was very slow.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Regular guest
    Suely
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    This restaurant is great as usual, but one thing that always seems to stand out is there management. They are great people and offer great service. Thank you
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 2 birthdays
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We celebrated Grandma's 70th and my son's 20th birthday. We had a full table of family and the experience couldn't have been better. The service was great, the food was cooked to perfection. It was a perfect place to celebrate.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not what it use to be
    dame32west
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    My food was cooked in the kitchen due to my allergies..My food was not good, my vegetables mainly consisted of onions and my entire plate was cold.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Very Disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I was very disappointed with the service, the food and the cook. We made reservation to celebrate my daughter's birthday. We were seated after a ten minute wait with a Hispanic family. The cook who was also Hispanic spent the entire time speaking to the family in Spanish. On top of that he prepared & served their food first (part of the family had the vegetarian meal). When it came to our meal my daughter ended up with half of a steak while the man from the Hispanic family received a whole steak & a half. To add injure to insult he did our veggies & shrimp the same way. Due to the long drawn out conversation between the cook & family, by the time our meat was done everything else on our plate was cold.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Birthday celebration
    Lisa
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    The chef was very entertaining and interacted well with our kids.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sofa machine was broke
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Soda machine was broke nothing for back up like cans or anything else
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lacks Enthusiasm
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The chef was too distracted and was not entertaining.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointeddiner
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This is the second time we have had reservations and were overlooked. Twice, we have arrived a few minutes early prior to our reservation, and we have been forgotten. The first time, the hostess said we were checked in. 50 mins later when I checked on our reservation, he informed me we were not on the list! The second time, I checked 40 mins after our reservation time, she said we had to wait 45 more mins! When I asked why because we had a reservation, she said because someone was sat in our table under my name! They can't get it right! I won't be returning. We spend way too much money here to be forgotten every time! Reservations are useless.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Reservations For What
    Reservations
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This was not my first dining experience with Benihana, but a little disappointing. I had made a 6:15 reservation, checked in around 6:10 and was told it would be about a 30 minute wait. I sat and watched several other groups arrive after I had checked in and the were told the same. After a 45 minutes I became frustrated when others were seated ahead of me, when my entire party was there and ready to be seated. It wasn't until I approached the hostess with my concern that a table became available. The food and the Chef were great, other than waiting well past the reservation with three kids ages 10,8, and 5 waiting to eat,overall it was a fair experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    NamaChris
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We had a party of 8 (4 adults and 4 kids). Our only complaint about our experience was the fact our reservation was for 5:15 and we got there about 5, were told they'd seat us at 5:15. It was about 20 minutes later when they finally sat us. Other than that our experience was awesome. I love the fried rice and everything else was good as usual!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We love Benihana
    Dsegura51
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    It's our go to for bday celebrations. Not all Benihana are created equally, we've been to many different locations and Ontario is by far the best!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Benihana
    4specialoccasionsONLY
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    ALWAYS make a reservation and go EARLY ! Benihana's is an entertaining dining experience. We went on a Thursday with reservations for 5pm. Our experience was more like a floor show with incidental food being served. By the time we left, the restaurant was packed with guests waiting for more than an hour. The food was decent - not exceptional - and maybe only for our particular chef, but the seafood was seasoned to perfection, while the beef and chicken tasted rather bland - hardly seasoned at all. We will return to Benihana's if only for the unusual and entertaining presentation that accompanies the meals served.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    I HAD A VERY GREAT EXPERIENCE DINING AT BENIHANAS FOR MY FIRST TIME GOING IT WAS GREAT. I WILL RECOMMEND THIS PLACE TO EVERYONE. THE LUNCH SPECIAL ARE GREAT...
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic