About Benihana - Alpharetta

Welcome to Benihana and a dining experience unlike any other! Our guests are seated at communal tables in groups, 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. You can also enjoy sushi prepared by a talented sushi chef and indulge in a specialty cocktail. Benihana Alpharetta is located a quarter-mile east of Georgia 400 “Hospitality Highway,” at the corner of Mansell Rd and North Point Highway, near North Point Mall. The Verizon Amphitheatre is only five minutes away. Our spacious restaurant offers twenty teppanyaki tables for hibachi dining and a large comfortable sushi bar with a semi-private meeting space. An 18% service charge is added to all guest checks for parties of eight or more.

2365 Mansell Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30022
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
LUNCH:
Monday - Thursday: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

DINNER:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday - Saturday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Cross Street:
North Point Pkwy

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(678) 461-8440

Website:
http://www.benihana.com/locations/alpharetta-ga-al

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wine

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

MAKE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON SIZZLE.
The more you give, the more you get.
For a limited time, RECEIVE A $10 PROMOTIONAL CARD WHEN YOU PURCHASE $50 IN GIFT CARDS. Offer available 11/14/17 – 12/31/17. Promotional Cards valid 1/2/18 – 3/31/18.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

MAKE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON SIZZLE.
The more you give, the more you get.
For a limited time, RECEIVE A $10 PROMOTIONAL CARD WHEN YOU PURCHASE $50 IN GIFT CARDS. Offer available 11/14/17 – 12/31/17. Promotional Cards valid 1/2/18 – 3/31/18.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

MAKE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON SIZZLE.
The more you give, the more you get.
For a limited time, RECEIVE A $10 PROMOTIONAL CARD WHEN YOU PURCHASE $50 IN GIFT CARDS. Offer available 11/14/17 – 12/31/17. Promotional Cards valid 1/2/18 – 3/31/18.

Benihana - Alpharetta Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

3.3

ambience

3.7

value

3.5

Noise

Moderate

67% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Groups (22)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Fun (17)
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Casual (16)
Good for a Date (15)
Kid-friendly (14)
Special Occasion (13)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Romantic (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Authentic (5)
Business Meals (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Healthy (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Cozy (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
People Watching (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Spicy (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Happy Hour (2)
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Disabled Access (1)
Hot Spot (1)
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·Dined a day ago

Nothing to write home about

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·Dined 2 days ago

The food tasted so good. I ordered the Benihana Trio and the steak was so tender. Can't wait to return.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Groups, Tasting Menu, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 4 days ago

While the food was very good and the cost reasonable, I was disappointed in the handling of this group reservation. I made a reservation for 20 people, and followed up by phone. On the phone, with two different employees, we agreed that this group would be in a set-aside area with a divider, and the reservation would be from 11:30 to 2:30.

When we arrived at 11:30, there was confusion because they thought we were arriving at noon. We were seated at a pair of tables that would fit 16 (and it was tight quarters for 16), and were not in any kind of a set-off area with a divider. This was disappointing because we planned to run a white-elephant gift exchange after lunch, and I'm sure we were disruptive for the other groups. I was lucky that I had a couple of no-shows, because if we'd had 20, we would not have had space. I was told that there was another group that had reserved the set-aside space that we were promised, but while we were there, we never saw a group go into that room. Just poor organization and execution for a large group.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Restaurant is absolutely filthy. Waited 40 minutes past our reservation. Staff spends more time talking to one another than attending to customers.

This will be my last time going to a Benihana!!!!!

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·Dined on December 8, 2017

The server was nervous and and slow bringing out drinks,but fast with bill

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 7, 2017

From start to finish, we had excellent service and food. There aren't many restaurants where a meal feels like an event anymore. From the gracious manager to our kind waitresses and our knowledgeable chef (who had a sweetly mischievous streak), the evening was a great success. We had children and were seated with a family whose child was celebrating a birthday. Everyone acted well according to their role, patrons and employees. We have been here before for special occasions and the Alpharetta location will continue to be our first choice.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 1, 2017

All around disappointing. Went to celebrate a birthday- it was noted that way on the reservation. The server and chef both asked if we were there to celebrate something when we first got there. We told them a birthday and mentioned whose birthday it was. The birthday wasn't acknowledged the rest of the night. The chef was not very good or entertaining. Our order was messed up. I would never go back. Benihana is supposed to be "the bet" for Hibachi...almost the "fine dining" of Hibachi, and it fell way short. The inside is old and rundown looking, as well- not very "nice" as you would expect.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great food and great chef. I wasn't aware that you now have to request the green tea or ice cream at dinner though. Also didn't get the picture for my husband's birthday even after I asked :/

Tags: Comfort Food
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Tiana, first African American, female chef was AWESOME! She prepared my salmon perfectly! Everything was seasoned just right!!! I will request that she be my chef going forward.

As far as the server, not sure of her name, but she seemed as though she had an attitude; was not attentive to our needs and did not bring the extra sauces we requested.

Bring back the original employees of Benihana!!!!!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 27, 2017

My family has a tradition to celebrate birthdays at hibachi. The hibachi restaurant that we typically visit hasn't made our recent experiences exciting. As such, I suggested to my daughter who was turning 11 that we try another hibachi restaurant to see if our experience is different, which is when I booked Benihana - Alpharetta. On my Open Table reservation I requested a "very active chef" given we wanted a better experience.

When I arrived I was not greeted by a host/hostess so I found my way to the bar. I sat for 5 minutes to finally be greeted by a young man who approached me on the customer side of the bar. He asked if I wanted a drink so I ordered one through him and waited for the rest of my party. While waiting I asked a younger lady if she was the hostess and she said yes. I told her that it was my daughters birthday and we wanted their best chef who is very active. She told me I should suggest a specific chef at which time I reminder her she was the hostess and could determine which table to seat us and which chef we would have. As I was waiting I continued to observe that they were significantly understaffed - everywhere - there was no bartender, they had limited chef's, the manager began tending bar, one began seating people, etc.

After we were seated we ordered drinks, but were not offered water until we asked for it (we ended up getting 3 out of 4 glasses). We ordered dinner and our chef began cooking. He did a few smaller "tricks" and then it was business as usual - cooking, which disappointed my daughter. As we were eating we noticed waitresses (and others) celebrating birthdays by singing happy birthday to their guests. I was thinking this was perfect as they will come sing to my daughter. That didn't happen even though we told them several times it was her birthday, she was wearing a birthday hat, etc.

Needless to say - disappointing and we'll be going back to the other restaurant as our experience was much worse at Benihana's.

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·Dined on November 27, 2017

Good quality food & enjoyed the experience.

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Worst service ever not returning. Terrible food. I did not enjoy the food or service. Chef was rude and managers were not the nicest.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 19, 2017

As usual great experience. This time even better than usual.

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

I think they must have been short staffed because our server was serving other tables and fell behind on meeting our needs. Everything arrived late.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

The manager and the hostess were very rude. I would not attend this restaurant.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 12, 2017

This location seems to always be understaffed. It's understandable that some days a couple people may call out and leave the restaurant short-handed, but that's not the case here. They are constantly short-handed. I dine here frequently and it is almost never a good experience in terms of service. However, the food is always great!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The service was horrible it was 1 waiter to 3 tables the worst experience ever I will not return nor do I recommend this restaurant. Please keep in my mind I visited on a Wednesday afternoon with a reservation and still waited 35min before being seated and an additional 45 min to eat!

Tags: Casual
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Watch your check. I was not charged what my bill said. After asking my server, I was given another bill and it still was not right. Big scam

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·Dined on November 7, 2017

We found our experience to be really wonderful from the gentleman who seated us to the server to our chef - it was truly a good experience and would highly recommend it

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Good food and friendly atmosphere. Service was great. We’ll be back.

Tags: Casual, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Another nice dinner with friends and the food was delicious just like the last time we were there. We enjoy their chicken fried rice so much we always buy an extra portion to bring home for the next day to enjoy again.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 5, 2017

A return visit to the Hibachi and the good food and the typical entertaining Chef. Very enjoyable visit. We (6) shall return.

Tags: Disabled Access, Fun, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Birthday dinner

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Fun Chef, great food, hard-working waitress. Not sure why service or cooking seem to take 2 hours but it was an enjoyable evening

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 27, 2017

The chef was great. Very entertaining and fun. Our grandkids really liked him.
Food was pretty good.
Our server was rushing us through the whole thing, though. Right after we got our food she asked if we wanted to go boxes.
Ten minutes later she asked if the kids wanted dessert. It was very uncomfortable.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Fun, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

My husband and I were in the area and stopped for lunch. The host recommended the express lunch and stated that it would talk half the time that hibachi would. Boy was he wrong. The service seemed much longer. It took quite a while. When our food finally came it was cold. My rice was hard and the veggies were lifeless. Our waiter, Steven was overwhelme, but very courteous. Solo disappointed.

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·Dined on October 26, 2017

The tables at this location are much too small for the number of people that's being seated. We were seated elbow to elbow.....very uncomfortable since you're dining with strangers. Every time I moved or they moved, we were constantly saying, "oh, excuse me...oh I'm sorry...Oh no problem...it's very tight seating"....". That's why I think it's better if you're with a group that you ALL know each other, then on a date. When the chef started cooking our meals, there was not enough room for all the dishes. The sauce bowls were on top of each other(some declined the sauce because there was no room to put it),and once we added in our dinner plates it was really congested . Too tight and uncomfortable! The girl that waited on us was not very friendly either, no smile, very abrupt, & asked questions as if you were "up to something"! The chef did a good job & the food was good.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 23, 2017

We had to wait 15-20 minutes for our table even though we had a reservation. They were very understaffed when we visited. There were only two servers on the floor and the one we had was very slow. We waited a long time for our sushi roll and had to remind her. Then it took quite a while to get refills. We also had to wait a long time to pay once the meal was over. The manager was on the floor but was barely helping his staff.

Tags: Authentic, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 23, 2017

It was my wife's birthday. She has always enjoyed Benihana. Popped in for lunch while car was being serviced. We arrived at 11:30 am for reservation and were seated about noon and were eating by 12:30.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

We found the food to be excellent..when we finally got it. Service was extremely slow. We were there a total of 2.5 hours for a birthday dinner and they never sang happy birthday to my daughter. Restrooms were very dirty.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Our chef and waiter were wonderful and entertaining. The service was exceptional!!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Spicy, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Our chef Angelo was amazing! Enjoyed all the ladies that we met while celebrating my girlfriend.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Good for Groups, Happy Hour
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Extremely horrible experience.. The host wouldn't seat my party of 3 that I made a reservation for because the third guests was running late..
The waitress was clueless.. not attentive at all.
The cook over cooked the food.. Calamari over cooked, steak over cooked..
It took a total of 2 hours to complete that table and this was during lunch..
Lunch duet is $14.80. Waitress brings bill for $17.80. When asked why it wasn't $14.80, the waitress said she assumed I wanted the premium steak and that's what she placed the order for.. manager comes out and takes $2 off, which still isn't the correct price.. Total disaster!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Made a reservation that was not upheld. After 30 minutes, my wife and I left. The host made no apology. Very poorly run establishment.

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·Dined on October 11, 2017

Cooks called in sick running 2 to 3 hours behind. Had leave,a lot customers leaving

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Always fun but it was a Bday special, it was supposed to include Sherbet etc. there was another Bday person at our table too. Neither got but we didn't bother asking to get it because we knew the service would be so slow to get around to it and we were there on a work night. There must be a staffing problem. Looked as if and the service was as if you were way under staffed? Our food and drink orders appeared to be taken by the manager not wait staff and we had to sit and wait until a cook chef at our table could get there. We noticed the table across from waited even much longer. Additional wait to get our bill to leave. I'm assuming the short staff was because we were there on a Monday night. If this had been a full house weekend it would have been unmanageable I'm sure. Otherwise, the experience was fun and the food was good as always. Thank you.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

It was great I love this restaurant so glad I could come again.😊👍🏼

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

We were treated to a splendid time for three children and five adults celebrating my two year old grandson's birthday. We were lucky to have a chef with an engaging personality and a server who made sure we had everything we wanted. Highly recommended for Sunday lunch.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Healthy, Special Occasion, Casual, Fun, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Service had gone downhill. The regular staff is no longer there and the current staff doesn't seem to want to be bothered and are at inadequate levels. We had to get up to ask for drinks, refills, and go to wait station to pay the bill.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 4, 2017

My husband and I ordered the jumbo shrimp along with their chicken fried rice. Delicious, will return and order it again. Our chef was outstanding , cooking everything just the way we liked it. We also enjoyed having a conversation with him. Asking how long he has been a chef, you could tell he loved his job. The waitress was very sweet too. The management stopped by our table, making sure we were enjoying everything. He was from Chicago so he made us feel at home. It was my birthday and they made me feel special. Go to Benihana you won’t be disappointed.

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