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Benihana - Fort Lauderdale

4.0
1210 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Japanese
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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 is located on the Intracoastal in Lauderdale by the Sea. Enjoy the view of yachts and boats passing by. Join us for Happy Hour in our bar and lounge Monday through Friday from 4–7 p.m.
Looking to host a get together for friends or colleagues? Our lounge is the perfect spot for pre-dinner drinks and appetizers. Please call for more details for a private event in the lounge or our private room. We offer complimentary valet parking for dinner Monday – Friday and during lunch and dinner Saturday and Sunday.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Thursday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, 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: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Saturday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Sunday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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(954) 776-0111
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What 1210 People Are Saying
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4.0
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4.3
food
3.7
service
3.8
ambience
3.7
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78% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
3.0
Dined 2 days ago

As soon as I arrived we checked in and of course had a reservation. However it took about 40-45 minutes for us to actually be seated. Spoke with a manager an African American female and she was rude and discourteous gave an attitude when I asked her how much longer would we be waiting. The chef was ok had nice tricks however the food was bland and no flavor. The service was decent I never asked for a refill once. Overall it was an ok experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
3.0
Dined 3 days ago

Everything was very good. Food, service. Our chef was fantastic. My only gripe is...we had reservations at 5:15 because we had 3 Little children with us. Ages 6, 4, and 16 mos. We didn’t get seated until 5:45. That was frustrating! 30min after our reservation with 3 hungry kids. No point in having a reservation if it’s going to take that long to be seated.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined 5 days ago

The diner at Benihana was good but i Was disapointed because it Was my birthday and i Never received the certificate of $30. For the birthday. I wrote, I phoned, I Spoke With the lady at the réception of the restaurant , nothing to do!....

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
1.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

Where do I start? This was a terrible experience when celebrating a special birthday with family who came from an hour away to join us. This restaurant has gone downhill. Primary issue is that the restaurant was out of several menu items - when we got to the fourth item that we ordered that they were out of, it it became ridiculous. Manager was of no help - part of her explanation was that "it's Sunday" - is that justification? We had three different servers because they couldn't seem to figure out who we belonged to - service was generally slow. We sat for a while after ordering drinks before we got any attention. Server walked past us several times without clearing plates or taking the check. The topper was whipped cream served in small plastic sauce containers for the two birthdays we were celebrating. Spending almost three hundred dollars on this meal was not enough to warrant a scoop of ice cream?!

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JenniferD (Miami)
1.0
Dined on January 8, 2018

Service was the worst my order was wrong and the manger act like it was no big deal. As much as you pay the manage should have have showed some concern or act like she cares . Benihana in Coral Springs is great they treat you better as a customer. There restaurant has went to hell use to be the best. I order Yakisoba noodles with tofu in the place of meat cause I do not eat meat. She brought out a small thing of noodles with the tofu I said what this she stated you order the tofu with a side of noodles. No I order Yakisoba noodles with tofu instead of meat. I also oder hot green tea she brought out a glass of cold green tea. Someone with me order the Las Vegas sushi rolls and Vegetable sushi rolls she brought out the Vegetables roll stating she thought she wanted the Vegetables roll instead or Las Vegas roll. At this point I don't even want my meal so the manager took my plate oh she only took off my meal but did nothing to my bill I had a party of seven. What happen to good services at Benihana and the food quality. Very disappointed how you went from A to F for me. I not the only one who has notices the change in your services or food !!

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stellarevening 
5.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

What made our date was the waitress and chef were amazing! I took my GF after Circ de Soleil and it made it a perfect date. The waitress was amazingly excellent at her job and the chef made it fun. We were lucky and had nice guests at our table and we faced the water. I am a chef so the food was good but not what I consider anything special except the demo. A 5 star night to be sure. For dessert we went to Dairy Queen in the Manors, LOL. Pineapple milkshake stellar after that meal.

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KTJones33 
2.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

Service was slow. Although it was season. Cook forgot a course in the meal and Fried rice was extra. The cook did not do any entertainment ? No volcano or anything. Maybe due to it was a group of millenials? Idk. Probably will not go back.

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OpenTable Diner 
3.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

The food was very good, the front desk not very friendly or inviting, the restaurant was dirty and run down. I would not return.

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RoyQC (Miami)
4.0
Dined on January 3, 2018

Good Hibachi grilll Restaurant! The cook, Saha, was great with the kids! Food is good and fresh!

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OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
2.0
Dined on January 3, 2018

Location is cramped, dirty, and EXTREMELY NOISY. Server seemed to have too many tables, since he was constantly running, yet it was very hard to catch him for water, tea refills. Shrimp had mud veins all through them. Chef flicked a few of them out, but the shrimp tasted fishy.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Thursday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, 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: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Saturday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Sunday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cross street
Intracoastal Waterway
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(954) 776-0111
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Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wine