My son absolutely loves it
My son absolutely loves it there! He is almost 7 and asks to go any chance he gets!!
3/18/2013 5:00:00 PM
Great Food, Great Times !!!
We are a large family, the two of us and 4 children. This is a great place to go, and we always come with friends as well. Never a disappointment we always have an excellent experience with great food and friendly chefs and wait staff. The chef takes great care to make sure you are very happy with your meal, and entertains as well. My children were excited watching as the chef did tricks to keep their attention as well. We go back as often as we can. Everyone we introduce to the restaurant, says it is their new favorite place as well and they go often too. Definitely a great choice !!!
3/19/2013 5:00:00 PM
We always love Benihana's.
We always love Benihana's. It's our go-to place for birthday dinners.
3/21/2013 5:00:00 PM
Fun for All
Excellent presentation and fun. My family really enjoyed everything...
3/29/2013 5:00:00 PM
Was a dinner for my daughters
Was a dinner for my daughters birthday. The food was excellent. The service was amazing. And the overall friendliness of everyone there was fabulous!
3/29/2013 5:00:00 PM
Benihana went out of their way to provide a great evening for me and my date. It was a Monday night and they kept asking what we were celebrating. I replied "The fact that we are free to do what we wish on this world." By the end of the evening the entire staff was wishing us a "Happy Monday" and even gave us free dessert and took our picture and gave us each a copy. From the food, to the chef, to the ambiance it made a GREAT "HAPPY MONDAY"!!!!!!!
4/7/2013 4:00:00 PM
We took seven third grade
We took seven third grade girls to lunch at Benihana for my daughter's birthday. We had an absolutely wonderful time. The girls had a blast and our cook did such a wonderful job that they were completely absorbed in the show. Thank you for making our day so great!
4/19/2013 4:00:00 PM
We were celebrating a nieces
We were celebrating a nieces graduation from University of Pittsburgh. Perfect for our small family.
4/26/2013 4:00:00 PM
Food is always excellent and hosts and waitresses and cooks go out of their way to make you feel special and welcome
Give you special offers for return visit love this place have gone for 30 years used to be called Samurai
5/9/2013 4:00:00 PM
Very great food & Service
Had a wonderful mother's day dinner with my mother & grandmother. It was their first time at Benihana and they absolutely loved it!
5/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
Every time I've been here I have always had an amazing experience and this past time is no exception. Everything about Benihana is wonderful. I highly recommend it for any special occasion or just a night out with friends and family.
5/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great exp. for Special Occasions
We were celebrating our daughter's first anniversary with her husband and grandmother. The food was diversed enough to satisfy the pickiest eater. Thanks for a wonderful experience.
5/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
As always everything was great.
As always everything was great. I have eaten at Saga and Dragonfire your restaurant beats them hands down.
5/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
Always good food
This was our third trip to this restaurant and it was out best. Our chef was Clint who was funny and did a great job of describing what he was doing. My iced tea never got empty. Good time and great food all around.
5/19/2013 4:00:00 PM
Always love it!
This is a favorite of our friends and family. Food has always been good, but a little pricey. We like to go for special occasions so it isn't too bad. We always make reservations! Even then you still wait a bit for them to fill a table unless your party already does. I believe the largest they can do is 10 people. The chef's are always entertaining and kept my 18 month old going for the entire meal!
5/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Theme, Nationality, Excitement!
We love interactive dining, theme and nationality diversity in any surrounding. You cannot be more interactive than sitting in front of a hot grill, a capable chef and flashing knives. The food is excellent, as usual, the service is attentive, and the ambience is the key.
5/28/2013 4:00:00 PM
Benihana is always a good
Benihana is always a good time! We had a great chef Tony and the waitress was great as well!
6/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
not much for vegetarians
Only 2 entrees for vegetarians, but some veg appetizers.
6/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
Benihana - great experience
It has been a long time since I have been to Benihana's in Pittsburgh. In fact we determine the list time I was there it was not called Benihana. Anyway, we had a wonderful experience. The staff was excellent from the time we walked in the door till we left. I have been to other Habati restaurants that have sprung up over the years and at this point I would say Benihana's beats them hands down. The cost was also very affordable for all the food we got. So all in all I was very pleased and I will be returning soon.
6/21/2013 4:00:00 PM
As usual, Benihana did not disappoint! Excellent meal, excellent service and an overall great evening!
6/27/2013 4:00:00 PM
Tasty food and great fun
Pittsburgh's Benihana... located atop a hill overlooking greentree road and adjacent to apartment buildings, leaves a little to be desired as far as parking and neighborhood amibance are concerned. However, the problems stop there because as soon as you park and are seated, the whirlwind dining experience of a Benihana is kicked into full gear. David, our chef, was excellent as was our server. The chateaubriand was cooked perfectly as was the fried rice and other dishes. Be sure to sample the mango lemonade! Expensive, fun experience that many have tried to replicate, without the same level of quality/success. Highly recommend!
6/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
first lunch after many dinners
quicker, more personal recognition, not so 1,2,3.eat,
6/29/2013 4:00:00 PM
We love coming for dinner.
We love coming for dinner. The food is always good, the chef entertaining. and we enjoy ourselves.
7/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
Beninhana is a japanese steak house with a hibachi in the center of your dining experience. The food is good (although a bit pricey), the sushi is decent (and suprisingly not pricy), and the service is in general very good.
The whole experience is completely controlled by who your chef is. If you have the good fortune to get George, you will have a great time!
7/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good place for birthdays
We celebrated my husband's birthday with a group of friends. There were quite a few other birthday celebrations too. The room had a festive energy. We enjoyed our chef as well as the strangers we shared the table with. The zucchini and the shrimp sauce were the best that I've had compared to other hibachi restaurants. As always the steak, shrimp, and fried rice were delish. They even sang happy birthday to the hubby and gave him a free Haagen Daas ice cream.
7/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
Our food was excellent and the service was prompt. We were actually seated right on time for our reservation. I was disappointed though that there were MANY open tables and I had called (after making my online reservation) to try and get an earlier reservation and they said nothing was available. This prevented alot of my family from joining us due to work hours/children's bedtimes. My birthday celebration went from 12 ppl to 4! Clearly this is a loss on your profits and my experience at the table. I understand staffing concerns but if I call in advance and the space is available, the accomadations should be made knowing that I am bringing a large party. I was disappointed that more of my family couldnt join us when really, they could have.
7/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
This was my first time going and I loved every minute of it. Our hibachi chef was very energetic and talkative. It was extremely entertaining and the food was incredible!!
7/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
Our regular for family occasions
We always love Benihana. Growing up as an American in Japan, it makes us very happy to visit benihana. Our children and grand children love our tradition too!
8/4/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good food, fun place
The food is great, the entertainment of cooking at your station makes it fun for both adults and children. My only complaint is it can be a little pricey so recommend going for lunch versus dinner to save money. They also celebrate birthday's, anniversaries and will take your picture.
8/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
Dining out for Daughter's birthday
We recently ate dinner at Benihana's Pittsburgh for my Daughter's 14th Birthday. The wait staff and chef were very personable and the service was awesome. The chef was very entertaining and cooked our meals exactly as we wanted them. The food was delicious . I loved the progression of the meal as it was prepared, it gave my family and I a chance to talk and to really enjoy the food. We never felt rushed at any time to eat. This restaurant is one of my family's favorite places to celebrate special occasions.
They even took a picture of our party as a keepsake for my Daughter! I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who wants a wonderful dining experience.
8/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
Better this time!
Went back to the Greentree Road, PA, Benihana to use my birthday certificate. We were seated at one of the tables fairly near the entrance, which added to some of the noise level, but overall, didn't really affect the meal. This chef, Tony, I believe, possesses excellent knife skills and the other entertainment skills that our previous chef did not (being fairly new). The two kids in another party were fascinated. The whole table, three parties in all, all talked back and forth - another positive difference from the last time. Both I and the mom from the one party were celebrating birthdays and we received the complimentary ice cream (although I wish we could have picked our flavor!) and were treated very nicely throughout. Thanks!
8/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
Benihana was a great experience.
Quick service, diverse menu, great food, great service. I will go back as soon as i can
8/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
Benihana Pittsburgh is pretty good
Went for a birthday, and overall it was pretty good. Decor and staff were excellent. Food was good, but not worth the price they charge. You can easily have the same (if not better) food at places like hibachi or Fujiyama for $5-10 less per dish. Overall good experience
8/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
Go on Saturdays! I've been here on weekdays, and it's just not the same.
9/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
Staff were friendly & fun! The food was amazing...best hibachi/sushi I've ever tasted!
9/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
Busy,and a few mess ups
Was very busy. Ran out of glasses and was served our drinks in kiddie cups. Waitress brought wrong sushi, messed up the order. The chef was excellent. Other than those two issues it was a good experience. Interesting the manager never came to our table to ask how our meals were and if we were pleased.
9/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
girls night out.
Dinner was good. My girlfriends and I went out to grab a bite and chat. The cook was good, the food was delicious, lot's of food for the price. We also arrived earlier then our reservation and they sat us sooner. Highly recommend this restaurant.
9/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
So much fun!
The ambience is fantastic. Very entertaining! The cooks keep you on your toes and the food is always delicious.
10/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food is always so good and the best part is it is always consistant. The atmosphere is fun!
10/9/2013 12:00:00 AM
A home run...
Benihana isn't always a sure thing, but I'll say this... you always have to like your odds there. This past Friday night, they were firing on all cylinders. The food was heavenly, the service was spot-on, and thankfully the table-mates weren't too strange.
10/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
Always a good experience
The food is always amazing and the atmosphere is great. The wait staff is a little bit slow and you'll definitely need to set aside a couple hours to get in, wait and eat. But, other than that - one of my favorite places to eat!
10/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
Was shocked when they added
Was shocked when they added the tip onto the bill for the birthday certificate! Would have felt better if I was forwarned....... I would add it to the certificate so we would know before we come. Thx
10/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
Beni-hana is my favorite restaurant
Beni-hana is my favorite restaurant. The chicken fried rice is the best. I have tried other Japanese steak houses and nothing compares. The cook was enjoyable and his food was delicious. You have to go and try it
11/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great but not private
I've never eaten at Beihana, so when we booked a reservation for our anniversary i was surprised to be seated at a table full of people. Apparently when you ask for a "table" it means a seat at the grill table, and they fill it with people. I really didn't want to sit with a group for our anniversary so i asked if we could be moved. They told me you didn't even need to ask to be seated at the private tables, you can just seat yourself. It would be really great to bring a large group (i think a table sat 8) and sit around the grill table.
We had sushi and took home a hibachi meal to share. Both where fantastic. My husband LOVED their "Las Vegas" roll. I was a fan of their edamame, and tempura roll.
11/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
We had a great time
Our server and chef were very attentive. Food and drinks were excellent.
11/14/2013 4:00:00 PM
My Favorite Japanese Restaurant
The food at Benihana is excellent, the chefs are well-trained and entertaining, and the servers are very efficient. Going to Benihana isn't just eating out, it's an experience!
11/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great first date place lol
The food was spot-on, we had an amazing chef, hostess's were lovely, no crowd because it was Monday night. Got sat with crazy people- obviously unless you go with a crew of friends, you and your date could end up sitting with a family of screaming kids and cluelessly picky adults LOL. Sorry, this just always happens to me/us. BUT. If you're on the a first date...instead of awkward silence and being face to face with each other while you try to think of things to say, sitting with a group of "these people,," along with a chef flinging shrimp tails at you...it takes a lot of the pressure off....almost like going to a comedy club....I mean, the one guy said they should at least have ketchup available for the steak! Gotta love Benihana!
11/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
Benihana Sunday 11/24/2013
We arrived at opening, and had reservations (through OpenTable, of course). We were seated immediately, with another group of 4. The teppan tables have seating for a party of 8. Our waitress was prompt in taking our drink orders, and helped explain the menu for those not familiar with teppan dining. Our orders were taken, and drinks served promptly. The teppan chef arrived about the same time as our appetizers, house salad with ginger dressing, and miso onion soup. The chef was mostly interacting with the young children in the other party, which was fine. The food was prepared suitably, and was seasoned excellently. Overall, it was a delightful experience.
11/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
My husband and I went for my birthday, and we both really enjoyed ourselves. The server was very friendly and efficient as we're the bartenders. The food was delicious and plentiful. The chef was entertaining and cooked our food perfectly. Our table neighbors were a lot of fun, and we got a great souvenir picture.
11/29/2013 4:00:00 PM