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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.

242 Miracle Mile
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
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

Cross Street:
Ponce De Leon

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(305) 567-2000

Website:
http://www.benihana.com/locations/coralgables-fl-gb

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

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.

Private Dining

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

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.2

ambience

4.0

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

84% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (12)
Casual (9)
Fun (8)
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Good for a Date (8)
Kid-friendly (8)
Good for Groups (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Authentic (5)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Tasting Menu (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Cozy (2)
Healthy (2)
People Watching (2)
Romantic (2)
Great for Lunch (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Live Music (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Seasonal (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Miami)·Dined 2 days ago

They still made us wait 15 minutes . Tables were fine but too many chairs for one table . Very close to one another - especially when you do not know the other person.. all that mattered is that the boy had a good time

Tags: Fun
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·Dined 6 days ago

Worst experience ever. I spent 15 mins and nobody took care of us. I asked for the manager and he didn’t do anything. I left the place and the hostess start laughing.

Avoid this place.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 4, 2017

It was fun and good

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

How to encapsulate the dinning experience and how to describe the taste....Just Awesome!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Afternoon Tea, Kid-friendly
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 (Key West)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Had a wonderful family date to celebrate my birthday. Only negative was there were families on both sides of us with toddlers who kept have temper tantrums. Other than that, I was very happy and loved my food.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Healthy
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Food was delicious. The service was a little misleading,we thought we would get fried rice but we were never informed that we wouldn't. Don't know if that was something that was changedone or our waitress just didn't tell us.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Eey very good

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 26, 2017

It was as expected at most restaurants for a birthday celebration! The traditional birthday singing, candles, cake etc

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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Buena comida y buen servicio al cliente.. ideal para comida en grupo o cumpleaños..

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Good experience

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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Service was bad. Took forever to get drinks, soup, and food. We were there for two hours just ridiculous.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Excellent food and service. The entire staff and Chef were polite and went out of their way to make us welcome and comfortable,

Tags: Hot Spot, Authentic, Gluten Free Options, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Old, a bit dirty, could use an upgrade... food quality average.... experience overall ok but misses the show aspect of a good Tepanyaki

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·Dined on October 26, 2017

Food was good I guess that you pay for the entertainment
Very expensive for Chinese food

Tags: Live Music
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 20, 2017

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.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Fun
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·Dined on October 19, 2017

Amazing dinner for my husbands birthday. Amazing service and food quality

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food was delicious and we had a great time!! The experience and the service was AMAZING!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Authentic, Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 11, 2017

It was our anniversary and we wanted something different. The food was great (too much food but was even great for lunch the next day).

Tags: Seasonal, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Birthday celebration

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

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.

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Always great service!

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Horrible service.

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·Dined on September 29, 2017

The food was awesome great hospitality and the chef julio was awesome as well me and my wife had a great time will be back real soon thanks

Tags: Great for Lunch, Romantic
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Very dirty slow service and food was poor with no flavor
I was shocked as I have visited Benihana before and enjoyed the experience this was not good!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 4, 2017

The food was good. We weren't happy to see a service dog by the hibashi table. Dogs shed hair and smell. Not very appetizing.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 28, 2017

Chef Carlos cooks amazing. . This Restaurant. Is a place to enjoy with friends and family

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tasting Menu, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 25, 2017

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.

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·Dined on August 15, 2017

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.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 12, 2017

We always return to Benihana Coral Gables, Service and Food are great. We are always treated wonderfully. Would recommend highly.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Emily was - by far - the most incredible server I've ever had at Benihana. She was all about customer CARE, not just customer service. Kind, approachable, anticipated our needs and so friendly. She's a good one! Thanks Emily!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, People Watching
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·Dined on August 7, 2017

Good Japanese steakhouse. There are none in south beach, so it's great to have one pretty close.

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·Dined on July 30, 2017

Excellent service and Chef Darniel was awesome!

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 29, 2017

They where very busy & short in employees .
But the manage to do everything fine

Tags: Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 29, 2017

An excellent dinner as always, we were seated promptly with a nice family, and the service was fast, friendly and accurate. The chef was excellent as well, and dinner was a pleasure.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on July 28, 2017

great value always come home with leftover package. Great place for birthdays, friends get together, meal is always fresh and prepared right in front of you for that extra entertainment.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on July 27, 2017

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.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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·Dined on July 23, 2017

We had a great time. the food was excellent. the chef Lazaro was super kind, and friendly, the environment is very good . I would recommend this restaurant to everybody.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on July 20, 2017

Make sure you give your self an extra 30 min to find parking, since the mile is currently under construction it took some time. I showed up 20 min late thank goodness they honored my reservation.

Tags: Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 17, 2017

My children love it! The food is always delicious and the entertainment is great. We have been to this location several times and will continue to go back, unfortunately this time our waiter was not attentive at all. I let the management know before we left.

Tags: Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 15, 2017

The service was less than desirable, food was okay. The final price for the meal is not worth what you are paying for. I would much rather go to rusty pelican better food and better view for the same price. We ended up paying about 50 per person for a simple fried rice with chicken and shrimp.

Tags: Casual
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