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Benihana - Coral Gables

4.5
486 reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese
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  • Good for Birthdays
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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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
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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
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Phone number
(305) 567-2000
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
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.
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Private party contact
Han Vuong: (877) 672-8218
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Cross street
Ponce De Leon
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Parking details
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.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wine

Specials

Father's Day Special Menus & Reservations

Happy Father's Day! Don't just give a gift. Give an experience unlike any other. For a limited time, when you purchase $50 in
Benihana Gift Cards, you’ll receive a
$10 Benihana Promotional Card. Offer available 5/15/18 - 6/17/18. Promotional Cards valid 6/18/18 - 7/23/18.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

What 486 People Are Saying
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on May 14, 2018

First time experience for my mom. Amazing

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day is not the day to judge a restaurant but we were not disappointed except we had to sit upstairs and the chef arrived 1 hour after we sat

We still love you

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

We love to come here for any reason. I have to say that this last time we went the service was not great. We waited 1-hour for the chef to appear and cook our dinner. We were a party of 9 which included 2 small children. When my 3 year old starts asking me to leave.....

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5.0Dined on May 8, 2018

Had a wonderful time. We were all seated on time and the chef began quickly. Our server was very attentive. Overall it was a great time.

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1.0Dined on May 6, 2018

Took an hour for the chef to eve start cooking our food. The chef was grumpy. The kitchen forgot the veggies for the fried rice and the mushrooms for the steak. I had to ask about the mushrooms when they weren’t served with my steak and the chef basically said I was outta luck. Had to get a manager to get my darn mushrooms. You could tell the waitress felt bad but it was just too much!

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4.0Dined on May 5, 2018

I enjoyed my first time

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4.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Nice place to celebrate

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Love the place we went for lunch with the team. But if I have 1 complain is just it took about 30 min to start we got 30min late and where where a party of 7. Which the startup would be better also valet parking is out side sucks they take 15-20 to get the car. But that’s not the restaurant fault. But they should complain to them.

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5.0Dined on May 2, 2018

I Love it. Always that coming in USA, i’m going with my Family and friends in Benihana. Everything is good! Wonderful

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Our daughter chose Benihana for her birthday dinner. It was fun and the food was delicious, we will be back!

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2.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Mucha demora en asignar la mesa. Teníamos reserva a las 20.30 y recién nos sentamos a las 21.00. Hubo que esperar unos 15 minutos más para que vinieran a tomar el pedido de bebidas. El valet parking vino a dejar las llaves del auto 22.30 porque "cerraba" y lo dejo estacionado en la calle. En el lado positivo, el chef y nuestra camarera Jessica muy amables y prontos a satisfacer nuestros pedidos y solucionar cualquier inconveniente

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Food was great!

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Great chef

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

We had a wonderful time. The food was great, our chef was delightful and the service was great.

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4.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Most birthday celebration in my family and group of friends is usually spent at Benihana in coral gables. The service is always spot on, which makes us always come back every couple months. Making a reservation online, makes it so much easier also making the overall experience great. The food is prepared right In front of you making a cool, different, and great experience as well. However, my party this year was of 5 people most tables seat up to 8 people and I understand sometimes other people get placed at the same table as you for convinience and usually is never a problem because other guest are respectful, it isn’t a bother. But this time a couple was seated with us, the couple kept arguing in front of us making us feel uncomfortable and they just had complaints for everything even when the employees were trying to make everyone’s experience the best. I usually don’t have a problem with sharing a table at Benihana because it’s a normal thing, but this time around it just made us feel uncomfortable and not have a perfect overall experience as always, I understand the restaurant can’t control other people’s actions but maybe placing 2 people with a group of 5, won’t always be the best option.

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1.0Dined on April 19, 2018

not happy at all I had rsvp and they gave us a table at almost 9 cause they did not have enough people for a full table. Then the people we were sat down which were very loud. my experience was so bad we decided to leave

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Exceptional food and service as usual!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

As always, Benihana delivered. Food and show were both outstanding.

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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Our reservation was at 1 PM and the chef did not start cooking until 1:50. I thought it was very inconsiderate considering the hour of the reservation and the fact that it was a weekday and most people only have one hour. If there aren't enough chefs, you shouldn't make the reservation a possibility.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Owner was present and involved. I usually go to the Benihana in north bay village but have had bad experiences there so I decided to go to this one instead. The one in coral gables is run so much better. I definitely would recommend.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

The chef provided an excellent meal for us. The chicken fried rice tasted delicious as always. We had a great lunch experience.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great time all around, attentive staff and the food was delicious.

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1.0Dined on April 1, 2018

The cooker took 50 minutes to get to the table and start cooking

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3.0Dined on March 27, 2018

If they cared more about their customers and had better cooks and more responsive staff I would increase this by a star or two. The food is still good. It’s slightly overpriced. If they staffed more chefs I’d give them another star as well. I hope they don’t fade away as Benihana is a great spot when it is operated correctly. Focus more on the customers!

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

It was great!

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Very loud but food and service is amazing. Choose the second floor if you want to have a more private ambient.

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4.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Fun place to celebrate a special occasion

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

We had a great time celebrating a birthday and my kids enjoyed the food and the ambient

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2.0Dined on March 14, 2018

For my sons 6th birthday the hostess/ manager was rude to all my guest, my husband and me. Not the best way to enter a restaurant
Going to stick with Samurai

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Great food and the service was amazing!!! I would definitely come back to this location!

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Great Birthday Day Dinner

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3.0Dined on March 12, 2018

I was a little sad that I wasn’t able to have the green tea ice cream. The waitress stated that it was really frozen and didn’t think I would want it. Other than that, the experience was pretty good.

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4.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Came here for a friend's birthday. It took a bit to begin cooking but once they got started, everything was delicious.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Great first experience

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

We have a long tradition in our family of spending our birthdays at Benihana, it was wonderful as always. The management at this location is top notch and care about every detail. We eat at this restaurant every few weeks and it is always great.

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4.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Food and drinks were great. However no special attention was given even
Though we stayed in the reservation it was for a birthday - Host never asked.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

My mom was really happy with the dinner! Thanks! Be coming back real soon!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

We had a great night celebrating my dad's birthday at this location in Coral Gables! David was our awesome server for the night and he made sure everyone was happy the whole night. The food was delicious and we would definitely return!

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

We’ve been going for a long time, but had the best service ever this last time.

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2.0Dined on February 22, 2018

This was the Worst Benihana I have EVER BEEN TO!!! I didn’t think this was possible. My family LOVES Benihana.we go there every time we travel somewhere that has one. We do not live near one.
This was actually our second night in a row at Benihana. We had eaten at the Ft Lauderdale location the night before.
Coral Gables was a different story .The service was aweful, the chef was horrible, the food was lousy !!!!
All the things that I would never expect from a Benihana!!!!
I was very disappointed and I will never return !!!

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