About Benihana - Coral Gables
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 Coral Gables is located on Miracle Mile in beautiful Downtown Coral Gables, within walking distance of the hottest shops and the lively culture of Coral Gables. We are also five miles from Brickell, and less than four miles from the University of Miami.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Sunday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ponce De Leon
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Benihana now validates our guests’ green parking ticket for up to 2 hours from the City Municipal Parking garage #1 located right behind the restaurant.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wine
Benihana Coral Gables is located on Miracle Mile in beautiful Downtown Coral Gables, within walking distance of the hottest shops and the lively culture of Coral Gables. We are also five miles from Brickell, and less than four miles from the University of Miami.
Benihana - Coral Gables Ratings and Reviews
We like eating here but this week we went on a Tuesday, we where 2 and had reservations , we had to wait to get seated a bit which was ok but once we sat the dinner took over 2 hours! Getting the salad was over 30 minutes and the good took a good hour! It just took too long and the service was awful
The art of hibachi seems to be fading and replaced with chefs that simply cook your food in front of you. Gone seem to be the days of exciting cooking flare and panache. There are some lackluster attempts to wow the patrons here and there, but despite being at a table with an uninterested family dining next to me at the same hibachi table, I expected more of an experience. Maybe hibachi still has enough of a reputation to sell itself, but in my opinion, the chefs at Benihana in Coral Gables don't seem to be trying very hard to help build that reputation and lure their crowd back for regular visits with the promise of an exciting dining experience in the future. Instead of putting on a show, they simply cook it in front of you.
Horrible. 730 reservation, the chef still hadnt put my steak or the chicken on at 9 so we left. Server got everything wrong, handed us an empty soy sauce then gave us some thick stuff in place of that. They didnt charge us so that made it not completely aweful and at least they realize they messed up.
The head hostess would not sit out party because we were missing 2 that were parking, even though I asked to be seated and order drinks. After we were seated it took 45 minutes to get our drinks and 1 hour 30 minutes before the chef started cooking. By the time we got to desserts the kitchen was closed and only could have the ice cream. When we wanted banana tempura since we there to celebrate my wife's birthday.
Food was great, server was attentive to our needs. My only "complaint" is that usually at Benihana the chef puts on a fun show and makes goofy jokes. There was no show or jokes at our table this time around. But other than that, just as I hoped it would be.
Visited around 2.30pm on a Thursday afternoon and our party was 2 adults and 5 kids 6-10 years old. The restaurant was quiet and ideal for the kids, and adults, to experience the chef cooking right in front of us. The Chef was friendly and made cooking the food into an entertaining show. The kids loved it, so did the adults. The food was good with simple options for children. Overall a good, fun dining experience with a little extra excitement.
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