Benihana - Stuart
Benihana - Stuart

Benihana - Stuart

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.benihana.com/locations/stuart-fl-st
  • Phone: 7722860740x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Thursday: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm, Friday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Friday: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Saturday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Sunday: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese
  • Executive Chef: Toshiya Nemoto
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: North River Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Benihana - Stuart
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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Benihana - Stuart reviews from OpenTable diners
89 reviews since June 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (71)good for groups (61)scenic view (59)kid-friendly (36)great for lunch (25)romantic (21)neighborhood gem (19)fit for foodies (13)great for brunch (10)hot spot (9)late-night find (6)vibrant bar scene (4)notable wine list (1)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Big Disappointment
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    It was my daughter's 13th Birthday and Benihana was her choice of Restaurants to Celebrate. I'm not sure where to begin. The once "Amazing" food we average, at best. We did not have anyone offer to sing Happy Birthday, offer a bowl of ice cream or the traditional birthday picture. Sadly, that was the one thing that Ashley was looking forard to...go figure. For the price we paid, which we have never minded in the past...we are very sorry that we did not choose to go elsewhere. We definitely will not be visiting Benihana again!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Try the Supreme
    WilburVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Took our very active 83 year old dad. Great choice. Good food and a great show. Menu has price range for everyone, although I recommend going to the top and doing the Supreme. You get a lot of food. Sushi is just average as the big thing is the grill. Go and enjoy!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Carolyn
    Cbinfla
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Loved it, but wish the tables were bigger for us larger folks
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service
    Food4u
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Chef and wait staff were excellent. 5 year old Grandson was captivated the entire evening.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding as always
    Joey10573
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Great meal and entertainment. We love going here to enjoy lunch most of the time however this was for dinner and we were not disappointed. Thank you for great service and a wonderful meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, service, and view
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    We choose Benihana for special occasions, the food, service and view are all you could ask for in a restaurant. The only drawback for me, is the price. I'd return more often, if the price were more in line with the size of the portions of the entree. We do like the experience, but in my opinion, the restaurant could be filled with diners, if the price were more in line with the prevailing price structure of the community.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Waterfront dining at its best
    Annie
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Beautiful evening setting, enjoyable group at table, chef entertaining and polite, staff very professional and prompt.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • mediocre
    rayray06
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Needs more entertaining staff better seasoning for food. Slw hibachi way better.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Poor service, fair food, overpriced
    Honest
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    We made 6:30 reservations to enjoy the sunset. All 3 parties at our table had birthday certificates. The server tried to push 2 specific items and was clearly upset I ordered the 8.5 ounce Chateaubriand. She tried hard to push drinks after we advised we don't drink. They don't advise you that fried rice is an upcharge, not to mention it is pathetic. It took at least 20 minutes for the tables drinks to arrive. My water glass remained empty most of the nearly 3 hours we were there. The chef nearly burned everything that was served. I would advise ordering steak rarer than you like it so it won't be overcooked. The floors in the entire restaurant were sticky so much so I would not recommend sandals unless you want them pulled off your feet.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Family vs Price
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Food was very good but the menu prices are high. Makes it difficult to have a reasonably priced dinner when you have a large group. If the prices were lower I would have came with more people in my group!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Needs Help
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    When i made the reservations I made a note that I did not want to sit at a table with 8-10 people. I do not like being crowed and cant move. When we arrived there were 4 of us. At the desk, I told them again that I did not want to seated with alot of people since we are on the larger size and wanted a little more room. I noticed that there were several large people seated in the lobby. The employee said to me how about 3 more people, I said no, only 2 more. He proceeded to ignore me and seat the people with us. While seated the employee came to the table and tried to add more people. Also my pet peeve is, clearing the table while people are still eating. THAT IS RUDE. I was still eating and the busboy is taking my plates.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Too cold
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    celebrated my daughters bday. It was nice... nothing special. Just miss having actual Japanese chefs. Wish it wasn't that cold in there.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good dinner for family
    blessed
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Benihanas was great . The scallops were amazing . The atmosphere wa fun and the waiter was amazing.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    As usual, Benihana's never disappoints! Food was fabulous and always entertaining!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a great time
    Diverdown
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    We are big fans of Benihana. Most folks when visiting us request a trip to this restaurant because of how special they make you feel. My birthday dinner was no exception. Despite a snafu in reservations we were seated quickly and had a stellar view of the river. No other groups joined us so we had a private table. Shared tables are often fun, but this made for a nice romantic meal with my spouse. The presentation is superb, and the skilled chefs are a joy to watch. My tip to you is to try the Chateaubriand because there is no better cut on the menu. Enjoy!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful experience
    duskydolfin
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    All of my staff and managers had a wonderful time. I think it was a successful company lunch for everyone!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • love
    bunnynne
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Cesar was a great chef. Had a lot of fun. Very enjoyable. Our waiter was right on top of refills etc.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Chef
    Mimi
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We celebrated my granddaughters 7th birthday since that was where she wanted to go and they were wonderful! It started from the attendant who took our drinks/ food to the chef who gave her a show for almost 30 minutes and she loved it. I would absolutely go back there again and would recommend it to anyone!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The food was excellent the service was excellent the atmosphere was excellent for eighteenth wedding anniversary. We dine often as we can.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Family luncheon
    familyofseven
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Quality restaurant and food! Staff very professional and courteous. Our chef was awesome….very skilled and entertaining! Our 6 yr old daughter/granddaughter did not want to eat, but after watching the '5 star chef' she finished everything on her plate. Excellent dining experience overall. We will dine here again.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great way to spend birthday
    BDParty
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    On latest trip to Benihana for my birthday .i was joined by my youngest son . We were seated with other people who were also celebrating birthdays .The employees were very attentive. The chef was very entertaining . We are looking forward to returning for my sons birthday
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday at Benihana's Stuart, FL
    luvjensenbeachfl
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    This is a fun restaurant to visit on special occasions if you have the time to truly enjoy the ambiance and cooking entertainment. Our group had some of the best food and great chef since we have started coming here 12 years ago. I would highly recommend this restaurant and sushi bar to anyone!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • On my special occasion
    GREATTIMES
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    My family had a wonderful time I would definitely recommend people to come to this fantastic place. Our cook was name Carlos I would definitely recommend him also he was really entertaining, energetic , and kind !! Food was made on time and delicious thank you guys !!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a nice evening pit
    Quohog
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    great food. good service, a bit crowded. no real problems with the food or service. Each table sits 8 people, if you are not in a group of 8, you may get stuck with some undesirable people at your table.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    My family and I went to Benihanas for my Birthday. We made reservations ahead of time as we had a party of 9. They had our table ready at the time they said they would, food was great, our server was very friendly and handled our large party very well. The chef put on quite a show, he didn't just cook our food he actually laughed and joked with us. Overall we had a blast and would recommend this place to anyone!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for a birthday
    JustJo
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We had a great time. I mentioned my son's birthday on my reservation and was delighted that they sang to him, brought a special dessert, and even took and printed a photo of our group for him. As always, the food and service was excellent and the view can't be matched. There's nothing like enjoying an Exotic Mojito and watching dolphins swim by!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Meh
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    My husband I are big fans of hitachi/teppan yaki style dining. though we know the food we be the same at most places, the entertainment is what we really go for. Our visit to Benihana in Stuart left me disappointed and I think from now on we will stick to the smaller Japanese places and not a chain. The chef just looked bored and had very little interaction with our table. food was cooked perfectly though. in the middle of eating a bus person was vacuuming right behind me for a good 5 minutes! this is really gross! After finding a piece of hair in my veggies I was just done. Beautiful scenery and view but I would definitely not return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Micasalindaybonita4
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    The waitress since the begining was extremely rude, the noise in the table next to us was extremely loud, the waitress just want ends us to leave we were planning on going back the 13 or 14 of August to celebrate a 15 year old birthday but we will think 5 times before, the waitress brought us the ice cream before the extra fried rice we order, the only time she was kind of nice was when she brought the check and we were so upset because we loved this restaurant that we always live good tips but we only left 2 dollars, we were going to complain withh the manager but we didn't want to create a scene. What we thought it was going to be a great experience was terrible because of the attitude of the attitude of the waitress. The chef was great.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, but we were rushed.
    Love2dine
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The chef was talented. Entertaining. I thought my teenage nephews and my brother would enjoy the experience. My husband ordered a bottle of wine. Our server poured the wine. We ordered our meals. The next pour was dumped into our glasses almost to the top. The bottle was completely vertical. Ugh. The food was prepared perfectly. Delish. Two minutes after we began eating our server returned to the table and asked us if we needed Togo boxes. I snapped. 'How can we possibly know at this point?' Embarrassing. There was no reason to rush us like that. I will try Benihana again, but I better not experience that again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place
    luvBeni
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    This is our favorite place to go when we have guests in town, or just when we want a romantic evening out. Food is outstanding, the ambience is great. The chefs are entertaining and very good at their jobs. Server staff have been marvelous each time we have gone. My husband tried for years to get me to go to this restaurant. I do not like anything new, and like very few differant types of foods. Once I ate here one time, I rarely ask to go anywhere else.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • overall very good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    our family attends a few times a year, and the experience is always great.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Funtastic!!!!
    Chip
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The energy and ambiance is one of a kind !!! With a great selection of both food and beverages.we would definitely return and urge our friends to come enjoy the fun and friendly staff.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Benihana
    Nitpicker
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I had a great time. The food was exceptional. The Cook was great...very personable and fun.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Too much for too little
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The atmosphere is amazing but the food was not. The only part we really enjoyed was the meat. They charge 3.50 a person for fried rice. The white rice that is offered was awful. Dry and sticky. You get a sliver of zucchini and a couple mushrooms. Would not go back or recommend to anyone.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Celebration for family!!!!
    Goodeats
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Love the service in this restaurant! Responsive and friendly! Also loved the convenience of making reservations online. The food is fresh and delicious. My only critique would be the chicken was a little chewy. Maybe needed marinating? Even though, my meal was delicious and filling. It's such a fun place to go for birthdays of all ages! The view is spectacular!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent!
    SoundtrackFanatic
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    I loved my experience. The service with tricks were funny and the food was delectable as usual.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A THANK YOU OPTION
    REPEATCUSTOMERS
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Our visit to Benihana was once again fantastic. The food was spectacular, service very good, and the Chef was entertaining. One suggestion would be to somehow offer discount coupons to your repeat customers. Clients that continually pay top dollar and are repeat customers,deserve some form of recognition: Half-price on second meal, free drink for two, priority table reservation on line, something. Everyone likes to be appreciated and I think this is something that needs to be implemented.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service is slipping
    LuigiVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Chef was good,however,the "server" did not serve,just handed stuff over the hot grill and required diners to reach over and get their own food. Perhaps Benihana did not train this employee and he seemed ignorant of the proper way to serve at a restaurant
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Slow service
    Dani
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    It's our 3rd visit with kids and the second time we have to wait 45 Minutes At the table , because there are not enough cooks! Little kids were restless and bored not to mention hungry!!! Food is ok , the "show" is fun. Place is very cold , bring a sweater. And you will have to wash your clothes immediately after you leave because the smell is very strong
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fun
    mike
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    had a great time with the family. I would go back often. I recommend it to a lot of people. I hope to be back there soon. My wife and I enjoyed ourselves tremendously. I hope that everybody else can enjoy it too.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 49 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.6
    • Food4.7
    • Ambiance4.5
    • Service4.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
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