Benihana - Sugar Land
Benihana - Sugar Land

Benihana - Sugar Land

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.benihana.com/locations/sugarland-tx-su
  • Phone: 2815658888
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm, Saturday - Sunday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Friday: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm, Saturday: 3:00 pm - 10:30 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: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Highway 6
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Free parking for Benihana guests
A word from Benihana - Sugar Land
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
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Benihana - Sugar Land reviews from OpenTable diners
69 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (44)special occasion (44)kid-friendly (34)great for lunch (23)fit for foodies (16)hot spot (14)romantic (8)neighborhood gem (6)great for brunch (6)scenic view (3)late-night find (2)vibrant bar scene (2)notable wine list (1)Show More
  • Great Serrvice
    Luv2Eat
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Great place to dine, loved the environment and service. Will go back again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Strip center experience @ $50 pp
    ggbuellVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Worst Benihana experience ever. Had reservation, showed up on time sat 20 minutes late. All the hibachi tables are in one room. Noise level was such that I could not hear the person on either side of me without asking them to shout. Service was poor. Ordered sushi and she forgot it.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Room Hot
    Food123
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Hi Everything was great except the back room was very, very hot even with portable air conditioners near each table.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 5 Stars
    MoMo
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We dine here frequently and always enjoy it...great food and very friendly crew.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • PerfectCelebrationHou
    disappointedhou
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    My family had a fantastic time for lunch. The chef was fun, the dinner was great and they did everything to make the birthday girl feel special.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • So Hot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    My family of 5 regularly dines at Benihana's. The past three times that we went there, the restaurant was so hot, it was uncomfortable and we almost left. This last time we went to the Sugar Land location. We had to ask them to turn the A/C on and they were using a stand up fan trying to cool off the place-on a Friday night! I expect more from a place where we are paying $30 and up per person! The two times before that we went to the Westheimer location. The Westheimer location is really bad, the restaurant is so hot, the service is really bad and so slow and the restaurant was dirty. There were tables left with plates on them for a long time and the restrooms were nasty. I won't go to this location any more.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun
    Roms
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Nice atmosphere, very good service, interesting and fun watching the chef prepare various entrees. Food was excellent and plentiful.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just ok
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    This was my wife's first time and she really enjoyed the presentation. We will probably not come back because the prices don't match the food and its not suitable for my 2yr old.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Maybe the one in houston is better?
    Disappointed1
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    We went to the one in Sugar Land on Wednesday evening. As my husband said - you pay for the experience. So now I've experienced it. I am good. Nothing special about the chicken my husband ate. My veggies were so overlooked that I could have mashed them like potatoes. If you like vegetables that soft then go for it. Service- we were served. No one was rude and we did get our drinks. But NO smile from the person who seated us and NO smile from the waitress. I mean, fake it for two minutes. That's what you're paid for. I would have been EXTREMELY disappointed if this had been a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • AMAZING!
    krissy92v
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    i had a party 8, including a 6 month old baby, on Sunday during lunch. It was a great experience! we had thai as our chef and he did a fantastic job. it was my sisters birthday and they took a picture of the group and printed it out! it was great!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My Dinning experience at Benihana
    Goodeats
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    My experience at Benihana was and always is exceptional which is why I keep coming back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The cook is very indifferent
    Jack
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    The food was okay, but, however the cook was vert indifferent and unfair. He gave the extra food to a few white people, not the kids who sorround to have fun. The cook was very indifferent. Not talking, only performed a few tricks becaus he had to. Don't show any single enthiastic energy towards his cooking and entertaining the customers. It was such a awful experience. The only reason that I went is kids liked it and asked for. I regreted to give him tips for his service.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Our Chef Tom was funny and our waitress was so nice
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellant
    Krodkicks
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Our Chef William was great! Food was excellant and he was very entertaining! Loved IT!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday Dinner
    NOLAgurl
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    It was my son's 19th and this was definitely a hit! The kids enjoyed it immensely from beginning to end.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • july 11
    cb123
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    We had and enjoyable time celebrating my daughters 16th Birthday. William was very nice and was very accommodating to my guests dairy allergy. Food was delicious as always.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great restaurant
    shaluv
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Made reservations on line the service and we were seated on time, service was great, and food was delicious. My six year old really enjoyed herself watching the chef do tricks.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice
    bdaygirl
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    I've been many times, haven't been let down yet! I'll continue eating here, cant wait to experience their happy hour.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Special Celebration
    TexasGirl
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Food and entertaining was great; seated quickly with reservation. Room is noisy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun Eating, Good Food
    Fathersday
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We went for Fathers Day and had a great time. The special menu was perfect for our group. We had one of the veteran chefs who made the experience much more special.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    Everyone was a little unorganized in the beginning. Did not seem to be expecting us?
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food, Great Time!
    Critic4gfoodVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    The one thing I like about eating at Benihana is you see your food prepared in front of you…so you know what you are getting. I took my sister and her family out for her 50th birthday. Our dishes ranged from steak, seafood, & chicken. Everyone was pleased with their food; they took a photo of all of us and gave it to my sister…not to mention sung happy birthday to her. All seven of us enjoyed the meal and the experience.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 47 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 20, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 141 reviews are from the Benihana - Sugar Land reviews archive.
  • Food
    Hairyrice3
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    My wife found 3 hairs in. White rice and returned immediately!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service
    Seafoodlover
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Always a good time with the kids watching the show at dinner.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AWESOME!
    sarah
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    Always have a great time when I go. Love the place!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beni Rocks
    Fathersday
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Awesome food! A little noisy because of the amount of people but it's worth it.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time was fun!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    We had a reservation for 10 for 730, and we were not seated until almost 8. Besides that, they had a great bar menu, and Chef Vy was amazing!! He was very polite and entertaining. We will be back to request him next time we are in town!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Quite the experience
    cursed
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    It is a treat to experience the performance of the chef cooking while he juggles and makes jokes. I took some stars out of the service simply because my table had to wait 1hr in till we got a chef.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun, interactive dinner
    Partyof5
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Great food. Great fun. We love going here. The presentation never gets old. The food had always been outstanding. And it's always fun to meet your fellow diners. Love this place!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food was great and it's
    Family2live4
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    The food was great and it's a great place to take the family
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incredibly fun meal!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    We had 8 in our group and our food ranged from seafood to chicken to steak and everything was cooked exactly to our specifications! The food was delicious and our waitress was attentive enough. We eat here 3-4 times a year as a whole group and enjoy ourselves everytime. Even with reservations there is still a wait and that's my only complaint. Luckily it's only a 15-20 minute wait. It's really difficult to keep a toddler satisfied from waiting to be seated til the end of the meal.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    I recommend this place for a great place to do birthdays at. My son enjoyed the entertainment he received for his birthday.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere.
    TriniDiva
    Dined on 3/31/2014
    I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. Our server was attentive without being annoying. The food was quite enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tyically good food - bad overall
    sweetie
    Dined on 3/31/2014
    Tyically good food - bad overall experience this visit. Chef Tom was excellent
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Corwin
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    Dry noisy! Waitress burried us out the door after our chef FINALLy arrived to prepare our food. Better ambiance at any truck stop off i10
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sushi
    cjk2802
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    I find the Sushi in Sugar Land Benihana is much better than the one on Westhemer. Waitresses are friendly
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GREAT place for group dinners
    TexastwangVIP
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    It's always great having a teppanaki chef make dinner in front or your eyes. The food quality is EXCELLENT! We always order the scallops and beef filet. Perfect!!! Love this place...the manager, Boon, is always so nice! Great staff! Thank you!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Try it!!
    Mike
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    It's well worth going to as the food is delicious and will leave you wanting more....though you wont be able to fit more in! The way the food is prepared in front of you will leave you laughing and amazed at their chefs skills in this fine art. We'll definately be going back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • patiently waited
    frequentdiner
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    the service was amazing as always but for some reason we had to wait for a very long time after being seated to when the chef's came to the grill to start our meals. It's never taken that long before.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food was fresh and the
    Yodu
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    The food was fresh and the Hibachi chicken rice is great as always. The great service and friendly table side Hibachi chef is what makes this place a treat. They even sang a birthday song at our table and provided a group picture afterwards.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic