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Benihana - Orlando - International Drive
Benihana - Orlando - International Drive

Benihana - Orlando - International Drive Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.benihana.com/locations/orlando-ol
  • Phone: (407) 239-7400
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, Saturday: 11:30 am - 4:00 pm, Sunday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

    Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm, Saturday: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Sunday: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
  • Executive Chef: Toshiya Nemoto
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Vineland Ave.
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Benihana - Orlando - International Drive
Prepare for a dining experience unlike any other. Watch as your personal chef performs the ancient art of Teppanyaki. Listen as razor-sharp blades slice through tender steak and juicy chicken. Take in the aroma of sizzling shrimp, lobster and savory vegetables.

Or visit our sushi bar, where your sushi chef will prepare fresh nigiri, sashimi and specialty rolls, all with the same flair that made Benihana a legend in Japanese cuisine.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
Diner Reviews
  • "We booked a table for 2 adults and 1 child through the open table site. On the booking I told them it was our wedding anniversary and we were on holiday. On arrival the hostess on taking our names immediately wished us happy anniversary. The whole experience was great, the waiter and the chef were very nice and good fun keeping us all entertained. The food was very good and there was a lot of it. We followed the waiters recommendation and were not disappointed. Overall a great night made and I would have no hesitation in recommending it."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "My family of five made reservations for Benihana on I drive on Thursday July 10. We were excited to try a new Japanese Steak house as we had never been disappointed in this genre of food. Until now. The chicken fried rice was blah, the vegetables were just onions and zucchini because the party that was there with us said absolutely NO onions, they got all of the zucchini and we got only onions. The salad dressing was chunky and nothing like any ginger dressing we had ever had before. YUCK! There was no white sauce! Benihana does not offer such a thing! Noodles did not come with the meal. My husband ordered a meal that was supposed to come with dessert, however the server was quick to bring the bill and not offer to bring the ice cream."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "This restaurant was in walking distance of our hotel. It was a very fun dinner for the family. The service we received was outstanding! Every staff member that we encountered was friendly and helpful, and interested in having the Benihana experience be an enjoyable one. Food and drinks were good too."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Always a fun and exciting place to dine and the food and service is top notch."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Nice alternative to Kobe. I think Kobe's food is a little better, but I like the smaller tables at Benihana. They give it a more intimate feeling."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Our Benihana experience was fantastic!!!! We had PHI, an awesome chef that made a usual mouthwatering experience even more fun and bright! Kids loved to see his mesmerizing moves while cooking in front is us in the teppan board!!! Can't miss experienced the Orlando area!!!!"
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "The eel and sushi were excellent. The cook was pretty good with his presentation and very funny. If you are not too many and share the table with another group, you can take the opportunity to meet people and share a few jokes."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "I love hibachi style restaurants, but Benihana was amazing. Menu selection will bring us back here again real soon. Reservations helped us avoid the LONG wait!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We have been here many time and the food has always been good. On the most recent visit our chef was particularly good and entertaining."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "I really enjoyed Benihana Orlando with my family this week. We all had something different from Ocean Treasure, Rocky's Steak, and seafood diablo which were all delicious. Everything was cooked perfectly and you can't get it any hotter than from grill to plate instantly. Always a pleasure having dinner at any Benihana."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "firstThe food and the attention is first class all the way they go the extra mile to make you feel especial"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "This restauant has always had great food and ambiance.very child friendly.chris was our cook...superb!!!!!thank you"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "My kids love Benihana not so much for the show but for the quality of food."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Any Japanese hibachi restaurant will provide you with great food and entertainment, and Benihana is no different in that regard. However, this is not the place to go for an "intimate" night out. A college friend and her husband came to visit so the evening was a couples double date but occasionally it was difficult to catch up as we were constantly interrupted during our dinner conversation... Server, hibachi chef, happy birthday celebrations, etc... Great family restaurant, but I'll likely look somewhere else when it comes to an "adults" night out so we can actually have a conversation."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Family enjoy !!!! Kids love the Chef doing malabarism with the food."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Two special occasions had us in Orlando for the day and we were looking for a place to eat that we had not been to before. We have been to other Japanese Teppanyaki/Hibachi restaurants before and did not expect a lot of difference. The menu was pretty much in line with the others with some subtle differences. The food was all good (loved the shrimp!) and of course prepared right in front us. Our cook and other wait staff were fun and friendly, really making our time there enjoyable."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We were celebrating our anniversary. We had a wonderful time. The service and food were excellent. We will definitely be back."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "I made a reservation for 7:30 pm for 6 people and arrived exactly at 7:30. We were not seated until 8:00 pm. Finally had to get the manager involved to get seated. The receptionists are much more into their chit-chat and not into taking care of the clients. The manager was not decisive at all and was obviously at the mercy of his underlings. There are much better choices for dinner in Orlando and certainly other restaurants that honor the reservations that their clients make. AVOID THIS RESTAURANT until new management is put in place."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Simply amazing, and our chef was wonderful with my kids."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Good food, and great show by our Hibachi Chef, Chris. My son thoroughly enjoyed his Birthday dinner!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "My wife and I went to the Orlando venue to celebrate our 39th wedding anniversary. It was our visit and we will be back."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "The server was slow and didn't do a good job explaining the special menu offered for Father's Day. It took along time to get our to go boxes. The chef wasnt as outgoing as other habachi places we've been. It is too expensive for the service levels."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We had such a good tome, that we went again an the next day. Very very helpful with food allergies! Really appreciated the help!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Food was good, great atmosphere. Nice place couples."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Was super excited to go for my son's birthday it was kind of lackluster. When we lived in Chicago Benihana was our go to spot. The steak was tasteless and chewy just an ok experience overall, there are much better hibachi places in the area for A LOT less money. The group that was seated with us ordered a super expensive meal and I feel like they were treated better than we were."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Our meal at Benihana was excellent. Our cook, Fredy, did an excellent job preparing the food and entertaining us. Our 3 year old grandson had the kid's shrimp dinner and enjoyed it. My wife had the filet mignon and the meat was cooked to perfection. I had the Salmon with Avocado-tartar sauce. The chicken fried rice side was very good, as were the vegetables. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Our family enjoyed the setting, service and our meal! Had a wonderful experience!"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "The food was great! Our server and chef were both fantastic. We're a trip of college kids, so it was a little pricey for us. But we all had a great time and enjoyed our food. "
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "The restaurant is wonderful, different, with excellent food! Perfect for a party, for groups and special occasion!"
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "Axel was an amazing chef. Family had a wonderful time."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Great food and enjoyed watching our food cooked to order. Kids enjoyed it as well."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "I had a great time celebrating my birthday with friends. Chef was very good as was our server!"
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "I've been to similar restaurants a couple dozen times and this place didn't match up on all levels. Service was extremely friendly but slow, the chef lacked flare and basically did nothing but cook our food with some twirls and clanging. No fire, no smoke, no food flinging, and barely an egg trick (one gentil crack with a spatula). The fried rice was seasoned with mostly with a large glob of garlic butter and a little soy sauce. The meat was cooked very well however, and the salad was crisp with decent ginger dressing. The sushi looked good but I did not try it. Food rating is tricky. Meat and zuccini could be argued to be 4 stars for this type of establishment, but the centerpiece is the fried rice which fell flat"
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "Service was outstanding didn't have to wait for anything. .The Chef made sure everything was cooked just the way u ordered it. I would recommend family n friends. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "We had a great night at Benihana, my 3 years old son loved the expeqrience and we did also! Great moment, great food, great experience. "
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "Everything was perfect, as usual. Great place to celebrate Mother's Day. Food, service, and overall experience was lovely."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Enjoyed thoroughly. Hostess Apple was sweet. Chef was good too. Manager is very nice persin. Always takes time to stop at the table."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Went for Mother's Day..15 min to wait not bad.good food NICE people..entertaining chef"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Reception was a little bit snobbish. I like the fact that we were seated as soon as the rest of my friends arrived and did not have to wait. I must say that I enjoyed better the ambiance at the former location (Hilton) better, it had a nicer view, I found it more sophisticated. I was disappointed with the scarce amount of vegetables given. But the rest was your standard. Two of my friends had not been to your restaurant and enjoyed the experience. I had been to your former location and found this restaurant more to the crowd level. I was missing the high class mood of the former location."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "This was our favorite meal during our vacation. The food was excellent, cocktails were fruity and delicious, and the meal was entertaining. You get great bang for your buck. Although there were no children in our party, we were seated with a family that had two kids and they were so entertained! It was such a fun evening. "
    Dined on 5/9/2014