Benihana - Miami Beach
Monday - Friday: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday - Thursday: 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday: 12:00 - 11:30pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Birthday. Chef did not put on show like they usually do.
Father and Son Bonding
Food was really nice. The waitress was very attentive and gave a good experience. The chef was friendly and smiling.
Love it!!! My favorite restaurant of all time. Will recommend everyone try it.
This is a must while in Miami!
We come to Benihana often this was the first time that our Hibachi cook didn’t season well the food, everything was very bland
We go to the Benihana in Coral Gables very frequently. This 79th Street location is very run down and had napkins pinned to the ceiling in several spots to prevent dripping of water i suppose. The manager/staff could not find the gluten free menu even though the CG location has easily provided one in the past. The cook we had was not as enthusiastic as others and his food was just not as flavorful as the meals we have had in the past. I will not be returning to this location.
Muy buen lugar .... el chef que nos cocinó un show man !!
Great experience. Place just needs serious renovations
I've been there plenty of times and this last time the service wasn't all that great but because I'm a loyal customer I'm still going to come back and support the business because that one bad experience doesn't add up to all the great experiences I've had there
Sid was an excellent chef! His food was awesome and he have a good personality; he knew how to adapt to the diverse group of individuals at the table making each person feel special!
Outstanding. Thank you!
Okay, so this Benihana’s location is falling apart. When you look up at the ceiling they have napkin cloth pinned to the ceiling to prevent a leak from falling on you, there’s mold on the walls and the ceiling. I had reservations at 3:00pm and didn’t get seated till almost an hour later. The food was good but the place and service is a HOT MESS!
My wife and I were extremely hungry, our reservation was at 9:00pm and we were not seated until 9:45pm and was not able to order until 10:15pm. Other than that, the food and experience is always great.
Reason I'm giving it a 3 star is because I had to wait 45 minutes to be seated after my reservation
Had an amazing time at this restaurant, friendly waiter served me nice mojitos and the chef did some nice tricks!!
This was a very great experience! The food was amazing and the staff was extremly friendly to my friends and I. It was my pre-birthday celebration and they made it all worth the time spent here. we all got a mix of specialty items, the tuna special, the scallops, and the land & sea options with fried rice. Everything tasted delicious and was perfectly flavored.
The place is very dirty and it took 45 minutes for a chef to start cooking after ordering. The quality of food is below average. Do not recommend it.
I was here for my birthday and was planning to use a $30.00 birthday certificate provided by the restaurant. So basically a free meal. First impressions are everything, and my impression , terribly dirty and not maintained. First it was the smell when you walked in , not pleasant. As you are escorted to your seats you walk up a small flight of steps where peeling paint, greasy hand rails , and dirty stained carpets welcome you to the dining area. When seated waiting for our server at the tepenyaki table , I made the mistake of looking around. The tepenyaki tables were filthy. Old crusted food was visible in between the cook top and the dining portion of the table. The enclosures around the tables were scuffed black and greasy showing absolutely no care . It took less than 5 minutes for us to determine that this was somewhere we didn’t care to dine even if it was free. I would suggest alternate dining plans.
Benihana Miami Beach is in desperate need of a make over, the restaurant is run down and very dirty, the prices however remain the same even though the place is borderline disgusting as to cleanliness. The food however continues to be outstanding. Although the authentic chefs at the table are no longer anywhere to be found. If I had to give a rating the food is a 10 while the service and facility is a 2. I will not be back until it is cleaned an remodeled. We will need to drive to Coral Gables where he location is at least clean.
Great place for a family dinner!
We have been here many times before, but this time the experience overall was pretty disappointing! To start we had a 7:15 Reservation and were not seated until 7:50, 35 minutes late. My husband went to the bar to get some drinks while we waited and was completely ignored for a full 10 minuets, he actually had to find a manager to get the bartenders attention. There were 7 of us and one of the orders was missed completely and we didn’t even realize until the chef was finished cooking.
I do not intend to return to this location
Had 7PM reservations on 7/15/18, showed up at 6:30PM. It's fine that they were not able to seat us early as I asked, but we weren't seated until about 15-20 mins late. When I asked about how much longer the wait will be at 7:05pm, one hostess showed concern asking another 2 about the wait. The other two clearly showed no empathy or concern in just saying they don't know. I had my 2, 4, and 6yr old daughters with me and made reservations so things will go smoothly.
Once seated no one came by to even take our drink orders until about 10 mins of waiting.
the wait for the chef was about another 15 min. The chef didn't actually start until close to 8pm
The chef was pretty good, the food was good. It just seems like this location is very understaffed, and the wait and poor service does not help when dining with small kids.
I will surely not revisit that location. Next time I'll try the Miramar location instead.
Families get sick by food after we eat in banihana
The experience was exceptional. The chef was personable, prepared food quickly, very skilled, I can’t quite remember his name, I believe it was Fardo or something like that from Haiti. The food was absolutely delicious and full of flavor. The waiter Marcos was awesome! He took great care to provide great service to my family and I. He went the extra mile when he knew it was my birthday. My family took a cake for me and executed singing Happy Birthday to me with someone else from the staff. He brought to go boxes for us to serve the cake and took care of the to packing of the left over food. He took pictures for us making sure they were good shots. And all this while feeling under the weather. Thank you Marcos! Really appreciated your great service! I would definately recommend Benihana for any occasion.
Chaff was good in cooking, but not show at all, plus the waiter was rude, I think the mannager or the boss has to teach them, because benhiana has to be diferent, that the way was before
When we arrived at the restaurant was having a mess with another table and the staff put us in a waiting room without much attention. The same does not have a bar or something to expect to be attended to. With 15 minutes of waiting and nothing happened, we decided to leave. Other than that the place seems to be very good, but the restaurant was lacking a bit of attention to customers and an improvement in appearance.
45 minutes wait when the restaurant was completely empty! Horrible and unprofessional staff.. Had to leave and go elsewhere to eat
Food tasted kinda odd
I came here to enjoy a dinner for my Birthday! The service was great and the food was even better. They also have a great variety of drinks on the menu and at the bar. Would definitely be makin my way back.
Overall experience was excellent and had a blast. If I could find a complaint it would be the dingy smell. A carpet steam cleaning and deodorizing would do wonders. Here the conservative criticism, it’ll make a world of difference.
Movie theaters and carpeted other restaurants are guilty of the same thing.
The food is Not bad, but the management and service is very bad.
We had a great time, great service, amazing food!
Too hot, not very clean and too expensive for what you got.
One of the most worn out and dirty restaurants I have ever been in. Grease on lift switches, mould and general dirt.
Horrible service, the cook did not care when we told him about a food allergy just piled the mushrooms on someone's plate despite several times saying she can not eat mushrooms, the server was HORRIBLE worst service I have ever had she was rude and kept rolling her eyes at us when we asked a question I will never go back
I love this restaurant.
The meal is delicious!
It needs a week of cleaning. The carpet and walls are coated in grease. The cooking surfaces are clean. The rest is awful.
It used to be somerhing special, now 20 years later the chef's are tired/bored and don't have any zing. The place should be refurbished. The food was really good and the steaks were great. We went for the show, but the food was in the spotlight. Okay, it is a restaurant so the food should be good and it was.
Great service, chef and food. Great place to celebrate a birthday.