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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.

3295 S Tamarac Drive
Denver, CO 80231
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
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

Cross Street:
Hampden

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(303) 750-0200

Website:
http://www.benihana.com/locations/denver-co-de

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, 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 - Denver Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.3

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (63)
Fun (61)
Special Occasion (46)
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Good for Groups (35)
Kid-friendly (33)
Good for Anniversaries (33)
Good for a Date (30)
Worth the Drive (25)
Creative Cuisine (24)
Great for Lunch (23)
Casual (18)
Authentic (17)
People Watching (13)
Comfort Food (12)
Hot Spot (12)
Romantic (12)
Business Meals (9)
Healthy (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Tasting Menu (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Spicy (4)
Notable Wine List (3)
Seasonal (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Cozy (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Scenic View (2)
Great Beer (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Tapas (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Service was great! Food was excellent. Will go again!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Fun
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 (Denver)·Dined 5 days ago

A delightful time and the food was excellent. Our chef did a magnificent job and since one of our diners was celebrating herb6th birthday, he paid special attention to her.

Tags: Fun, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined 5 days ago

Our chef, Jose, was very entertaining, putting everyone at our table at ease and laughing. Our server as also very attentive to our needs.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Friendly atmosphere. Noisy. Rather warm because of the number of people and the tableside cooking. The chef was highly skilled and entertaining. Chicken selections were more flavorful than the steak. Would only come back for a special occasion.

Tags: Fun
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Wife and myself decided to spend our anniversary there and everything was great but we were pretty disappointed with how small our portions were. I spent 150$ and left hungry

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 7, 2017

We have always enjoyed Benihana for dinner but have never experienced their lunch. Well, we finally did and we WILL DEFINITELY be back. Our chef, Carlos, made our lunch extra special and super delicious!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Fun
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Fun for the entire family!

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·Dined on December 5, 2017

I came with some co-workers for a work party and it just happens to be my birthday the week prior. We were having our traditional Benihana December dinner. This time I got a $30 gift certificate to use for my birthday and they wouldn't take it. It was pretty disappointing. A manager even came over to our table and said, Sorry, we won't take that without a barcode. The thing is... I printed it at our office and it was only one page. I checked by printing it again the next day. The food was great and our chef was great. Our waitress was mediocre and management was lacking. I work in retail, so I know in my business that I would have taken the $30 off the bill since it was clearly an issue on their end with what had printed. Just based on principle this will be the last time we go to Benihana for our work party. I can't stand "customer service" where the establishment puts themself above the customer.

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

I always have a good experience when I visit Benihana, but this time was extra special. I always recommend Benihana to anyone looking for a place for special occasions.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Birthday dinner

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Always a great experience. Our chef and waitress were wonderful.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Shrimp appetizer wasnt well cooked

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·Dined on November 27, 2017

I made a reservation for my mom's birthday. She has dietary restrictions. Benihana is usually great about accommodating those, and it's festive. The food is pretty pricey, but that's usually made up for by the fun atmosphere and the sheer amount of food. I hate to give a negative review because everyone eventually got their food and our drinks were always full, but there were some issues that dampened the festivity. My mom's order was initially prepared with ingredients she could not eat, part of an order that had no special accommodations was totally forgotten, and the only side veggies were a slice of zucchini and a bunch of onion (I feel like there used to be more/better veg than that, but maybe I misremember). Anyway, most everything was fixed eventually and everyone was super nice about it. It was just kind of a really expensive strugglefest.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Benihana’s is great but too much smoke in the back. Something must have been wrong with one of the hoods. It usually is never that Smokey. Took away from the enjoyment and hurt everyone ‘s eyes around the area. Not the usual

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

It was alright the food was ok. Not my best Benihana’s experience.

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·Dined on November 25, 2017

The cook was good entertainment, we were with family from out of town and 2 first timers and they liked it! Personally its one of my favorite dining experiences! Would recommend to friend and fam and am definitely revisiting! Thank you.

Tags: Authentic, Fun, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Came with no expectations as I figured this would be a typical chain restaurant experience.
I was pleasantly surprised and so were my other 10 guests including 5 children under 12.
Very entertaining and great quality food (I eat out 3 times a week and consider myself somewhat picky).

I would highly recommend this when you have kids in your party. Guaranteed memorable experience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

My daughter loved it. Very entertaining for our out of town guests. The food was pretty good also.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 22, 2017

The dinner and cook were good (as expected), but the server, Ross, was amazing.

It was a surprisingly busy night (Tuesday) and Ross was busting the entire time. He really did provide outstanding service during a challenging time - amazing.

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·Dined on November 22, 2017

It was busy for a Tuesday. Reservation was at 7pm and did not get seated until 7:30pm. After we finally got our food, the owner came by to apologize for the wait.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Okay. Their salad dressing is like crack. This place had a cult following. My wife can’t understand why we have to eat there so much. I can’t understand why she can’t understand this. So much butter and salt. What else is there in a food scene?

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Not up to snuff this time. Have been a Benihana customer for over 35 years. Not your best effort. Very slow service and meal was just OK

Tags: Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Our visit was very fun and made even more enjoyable by our chef, Justin. Great food and my 7 year old grandson tried new foods. He was impressed and now wants to be a chef at Benihana!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Fun
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Always enjoy the food here as it is consistently delicious. Make a reservation, it is crowded particularly on the weekends. If you don't mind a high noise level, the food is worth it.

Tags: Fun, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Unique experience. Be prepared to just watch and enjoy. Not much room for visiting since it was so loud. But a fun time and really yummy food!

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 16, 2017

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.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 16, 2017

We had fun! It was a very busy night for the restaurant. Great birthday dinner for all four of us! Food was delicious!
Diane

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour
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·Dined on November 15, 2017

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.

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·Dined on November 13, 2017

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.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Our chef was not as fun as in the past. He did not do any table pleasers. Kind of a bummer

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The chief was awesome, very entertaining. Loved his jokes.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Th e restaurant is too smokey, has poor ventilation and is in need of an overhaul. The server messed up my my credit card billing twice. Overall not a great night to celebrate a birthday.

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great service, food and ambience. My family enjoyed our time.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Fun
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Food used be better, more flavor, but still ok. The nature of the food prep and delivery results in food getting cold while waiting for the next item. Not sure if that can be fixed based on their model.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 7, 2017

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

Tags: Fun, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Overall experience of group dining while Chef cooks at grill is unique and fun.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 6, 2017

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?

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Benihana’s is not what it used to be
Even with reservation we needed to wait for an extra hour
And even extra hour for cook to start and with out a show

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

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!

Tags: Healthy, Authentic
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

I️ love it and so did my children. We will most definitely be returning. Food was amazing. Our chief was funny and the food was awesome.

Tags: Disabled Access, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Healthy, Great for Brunch, Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Happy Hour
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