About Benihana - Denver
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 Denver is located in the newly-renovated Tamarac Square, just minutes west of I-25 off Hampden Blvd. It is close to Denver Tech Center and not far from world-class shopping at Cherry Creek Mall. Happy Hour is available each Monday through Friday from 4-7 p.m., featuring great cocktails and sushi, plus hot and cold appetizers starting at just $3.00.
Denver, CO 80231
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00 am - 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
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Benihana - Denver Ratings and Reviews
the original Benihana's was a great experience, special occasion, dress up place to go, where you got a show and good food. This experience couldn't be further from that. no seating while waiting for our reservation, rude staff at door, EXTREMELY smoky, packed in like sardines. if you like onions you'll be served PLENTY, the spicy chicken was SOO spicy both of us who ordered it could not consume it. cook should have known better, TONS of children, very loud, for the price you would expect not to see half the clientele in sweat pants. went home with sore eyes, headache, empty stomach and clothes that reeked of onion. not returning.
Rice was burned, last to be served with a group of eight, ask that no lemon on chicken a number of times they still put lemon on had to have it cooked in the kitchen after everyone had eaten. Soup was barley warm overall bad experience, we were given a $10.00 credit after all the hassle. We have eaten at a number of Benihana's around the country and this is the worst and we will no go back and tell our friends to avoid this Benihana's.
was not impressed with the money we spent. benihana's not what it used to be. the fried rice was burned, my scallops were burned on the outside cold on the inside. the experience is one that everyone should experience but i don't feel it was worth the money i spent.
We’ve eaten here many times and have always been happy, this last time we went we were crammed in the table really no room to eat comfortably. We waited longer than normal for food to be prepared. Wasn’t a very pleasant dinning experience, food wasn’t as good as normally, seemed to many customers not enough staff . All in all it was good, we will be back again, hopefully next time we won’t be sitting elbows to elbows and quality of food and service is back where it has been
It is something to see and, once we got seated, the service was great. Our kids really enjoyed the show. Food wasn't very good considering the price. However, I didn't have too much of a problem with that because the kids ate and were entertained. What I did have a problem with was the wait. We had reservations and it still took us 1/2 hour or so to be seated. I was pretty close to walking out. Why take reservations if you can't honor them?
the service and the food were really good, but the Chef Justin was nothing less than awesome. Justin's confidence, sense of humor and his ability to entertain, you just can't say enough about him. Your other chef's should take note of his talent and strive for that type of perfection.
Justin thank you for a great experience on our Anniversary!
It was very noisy. I had a hard time having a conversation with anyone. They stuck us in the back corner of the restaurant and pretty much forgot about us. It took an hour to even get drinks on the table. A cook at one of the other tables spent much more time on a show than we received. The food was ok. It did not meet my expectations by any means. The price was very expensive for the quality and entertainment. 3 hours for dinner was way to long for anyone. Especially a family dining with a 4 year old.
This was the worst restaurant that I have ever been to. Right as we walked in I got a very weird vibe. I had a reservation but they were “running behind” so it was more than 30 minutes until we were seated at a table. Then the service was absolutely terrible. It was so slow, the dinner lasted 3 hours. Our chef was the worst hibachi chef I’ve ever had. He didn’t interact with us at all but that could’ve just been that chef. My shrimp was way over cooked and my chicken was undercooked. My date’s steak was raw when he ordered it medium. All we wanted to do was leave. Food was not worth the money.
This was the first time we've actually had a poor experience here. We had a reservation for 6:45 and didn't get seated until 7:05. Waiter was slow to arrive and take drink orders. I ordered the Imperial Steak (12 oz Strip Steak) and during service, found out the waiter "accidentally" put in my order as the Emperor's feast (chicken and steak). Eventually, the manager comped my meal, which was good, but overall not happy with the experience.
We had a group of 8 people so it was nice to have a whole table to ourselves without some random people. Service was good and fast and our cook Justin was super funny and kept us entertained the entire time. My biggest disappointment was the hosts at the front and the way things were ran. I made a reservation 2 days prior to our night out. We get there about 5 minutes early and we are told we can’t check in till our full party is there, sure understandable but annoying. We are able to check in right on time and we are told there is a 10-15 minute wait, sure understandable again. After 1 hour of sitting in the waiting area for our buzzer to go off, and after watching countless other parties just walk right in and get seated within 5 minutes, I am more then annoyed. The whole dining experience was great and I will be back just for that, but the way things are ran on the front end need an overhaul.
Very good, healthy, tasty food. A little pricey, but worth it. Service is good, and entertaining/engaging. Had to wait almost 30 minutes to be seated and then another 30 minutes for the meal to start, but there was good attention to us during the wait (drinks, order-taking, etc.). Need to remember that even with good ventilation you will need to wash or dry clean your clothes after your visit due to the smoke and airborne grease and odors. Just part of the experience. Very good restaurant.
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