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About Benihana - Miami Beach

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. Take a seat at one of our 22 teppanyaki tables while overlooking the beautiful Biscayne Bay, or visit our sushi bar, where you can enjoy one of our specialty rolls and signature cocktails while taking in the beautiful view. We offer complimentary valet parking for dinner starting at 5 p.m. An 18% service charge is added to all guest checks for parties of eight or more.

1665 NE 79th Street Causeway
North Bay Village, FL 33141
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
LUNCH:
Monday - Friday: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

DINNER:
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

Cross Street:
Hispanola Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(305) 866-2768

Website:
http://www.benihana.com/locations/miamibeach-fl-mb

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, View, Wine

Specials

The More You Give, The More You Get

Special valid Nov 14, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 all week from 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Specials

The More You Give, The More You Get

Special valid Nov 14, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 all week from 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Details

For a limited time, when you purchase $50 in Benihana Gift Cards, you’ll receive a $10 Promotional Card. Promotional Cards valid 1/2/18 – 3/31/18. Buy your Benihana Gift Cards at your favorite Benihana location or online at Benihana.com. Excludes Tax and Tip. Valid Nov 14, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017. Promo Cards valid 1/2/18 – 3/31/18. Special valid Nov 14, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 all week from 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM.

Benihana - Miami Beach Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

3.7

ambience

3.4

value

3.6

Noise

Moderate

59% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (12)
Good for Groups (12)
Fun (11)
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Waterfront (10)
Creative Cuisine (8)
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Casual (7)
Good for a Date (6)
Scenic View (6)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Authentic (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Healthy (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Cozy (2)
Bar Seating (1)
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 3, 2017

Birthday party all went well

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 (Miami)·Dined on August 2, 2017

this was our worst restaurant experience, the AC was working at half capacity, the Chefs were sweating and their sweat was dripping on the cooking table,
the ambiance was Zero and really not enjoyable, very Loud stand alone AC units were placed at random through out the restaurant that made us feel like sitting in a construction zone.
This restaurant should be closed down and or removed from Open Table

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·Dined on August 2, 2017

the food prep was great - with authentic asian chef chang great great great
they made up for bumping our rsvp by giving us our own table - it was great

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 2, 2017

This Benihana used to be my favorite especially for the view of the ocean. I won't go there again . The air conditioning was broken and it was super hot and dirty. The poor chef was so hot and sweaty that his sweat was dripping in the food. Completely disappointed and turned off. It was my birthday and the waitress did not bring me my birthday ice cream or even offer it nor did I get my picture. This was a total let down. Complained to management and he did not care.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 2, 2017

Me and three others tried out Benihana in Miami for our vacation. The food and our chef was great, however the waitress was a bit of that evening, she never asked us for drinks and when we finally managed to order a bottle of wine it did not arrive untill we were finnished eating. A shame but atleast we did not have to pay for the opened wine that we returned.

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 31, 2017

Our server was terrible, took a lot of time to serve our food and brought a lot of things wrong. She didn't bring additional sides we order. Although we had a bad service experience, food was great.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on July 30, 2017

Not what it used to be or what I'm accustomed to at other locations.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on July 29, 2017

Horrible place, i am never coming back again.
Firstly, we made a reservation for 8pm, we got there 15 minutes earlier, and there was no table ready, we had to wait until 8:30pm to seat, secondly the person at the reception was very rude, like she didnt want to be there. The entire place was dirty, the floor was sticky, and not only in a particular place, but the entire restaurant, the tables were also very dirty, you couldt seat.
To make matters worse, the air condicioning was broken, we couldnt stand staying there for any longer, it was very hot inside, me and my entire family were sweating. We had to leave, and i am never coming back again, worst experience ever.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Great dining experience and food! Our drinks were horrible and had to be exchanged for sodas; and the air conditioner was broken. The restaurant had portable units around the restaurant to cool the area and the waitress was great at solving our drink issue. We love Benihana and would never stop dining there!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 27, 2017

the food and experience was great... the only problem was that the AC was nos working good... FIX IT ASAP the place rocks...
It was fun and the people is very kind

Tags: Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Fun, Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 25, 2017

I am very sad that the A.C. still has not been fixed. I was hoping that a few months was enough time to have this taken care of. The food was great as always and service was wonderful. However I should not leave a restaurant with a $200+ bill and be sweating.

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·Dined on July 23, 2017

Wie immer sehr gut

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·Dined on July 22, 2017

My first time there was amazing I really enjoyed my food the chef was amazing he was really nice to us.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Kid-friendly, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Healthy, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on July 21, 2017

I actually came after my set reservation I had a great time as usual but the cook was not so good.. He did not speak, did none of the tricks, wasn't very interactive with us especially since I had a child with me. Even the group that was also in the table complained to me about his service/behavior. He looked very upset like he didn't want to be here cooking/ at work. I was very disappointed with this cook. Even when we asked for something he would give attitude. His attitude made the whole experience and food so bland. I didn't even eat my food, I took it home with me. Very disappointing

Tags: Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 18, 2017

Place was terrible, no air conditioning, WITH FANS IN THE CORNER, NOT ENOUGH!!!, ceiling with humedity, bad service, super expensive, we will never visit this place again, food was good.
IF the owner of this concept will visit it, i am sure he will close it...
WE WERE 6, AND SPENT 350, A TIP WAS IN THE BILL FOR 50 DOLLAR, AMAZING!!

Tags: Waterfront
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 18, 2017

The food was good but the restaurant looks old, the ac is not working properly, the service is awful. I don't think I want to go back.

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 16, 2017

The chef we usually get is excellent. In addition we've been getting him for years. His name is Duke and shares the same birthday as our son , which is today.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 14, 2017

If you like Hibatchi in Miami during the summer without air conditioning, then this is your spot!

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 13, 2017

Good was great, service was wonderful. A.c. was an issue it was warmer than it should be but wasn't hot. Had restroom issues for females but hope they will be fixed soon

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 11, 2017

I made a reervation in ord err to avoid an unecessary wait and make it to my daughter's soccer practice. However, I eneed up waiting half an hour before the waitress took my order anyway. I was at Benihana a total of an hour and a half. Needless to say, we missed soccer practice. It was very frustrating and uncomfortable sick there is no a/c and there are portable a/c units scattered throughout the facility.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 8, 2017

We love the food here but their air conditioning hasn't been working for over a month and they have some portable units that just don't help. Everyone was hot and sweaty there. Employees don't look happy because of the conditions they are working in. You can see the quality of this location has gone way down. They don't do anything to fix the problem.

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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 (Denver)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Restaurant undergoing renovations. AC not sufficient. They have portable units to help, but they are an eyesore and not located well. Ours was pointed away from our table. We were sweating while we ate so made the experience less enjoyable.

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Ghetto trash. No fire show the cook we had show was flaunting his behind to the table and the order the food was cooked was terrible. The veggies are served last after your rice is gone. The noodles were God awful and ruined with this nasty expired tasting sauce that also ruined an entire steak when he dumped it on that too. Over priced for ghetto Chinese tasting meal that you can find anywhere else. The heat is also unbearable and the waitress was clueless on all asked questions

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 7, 2017

The AC was not working and they needed extra units to keep the place not so cool. The staff seemed to be more interested in each other then the guests. Our cheff was the best part but the rest of the staff, not so much. We even talked with the manager, he said he would look into the slow service and never came to the table to check in. The food was really good. The waitress did not let us know that when we ordered and she suggested something that there was an up charge. Over all, a very disapointing evening. I would not reccommend nor would I return.

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 (London)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Air conditioning non existant
Food portions not served as before
Waitress firget to bring our soup & salad

Tags: Disabled Access
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 5, 2017

Food was good a/c was not working but the service and food was great

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Good meal excellent service
Great view
Very puntual!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Cook was amazing, food was well seasoned and he was very entertaining.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 1, 2017

I love that Benihana has something for adult and children. The shows are entertaining and the chefs are also very involved with the guests, Luckiky we had our chef of choice (Jerry) HE IS THE BEST! Overall loved everything but I would have appreciated if they told me over the phone that the AC was broken that way we could have dressed according.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 27, 2017

The cook was partial to the other family at the table. Even though it was my birthday I received what appeared to be leftover lobster. He was not entertaining at all and he kept giving the other family additional food. We felt discriminated against. It did not feel like much of a special occassion.

The food was not the best. The yum yum sauce was not so yum yum! Next year I will celebrate elsewhere!!

The servers were attentive and very nice.

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 (Miami)·Dined on June 21, 2017

It was ok. The food was decent and the service was ok.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 17, 2017

The evening was so much fun. I got to sit with a group of people who overall was amazing. The chef, Duke, was amazing. I would recommend Benihana's always to friends and family.

Tags: Business Meals, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 16, 2017

My reservations was at 7:30pm and did not get seated till almost 8pm. We were seated finally, to only have to move from the table because we were seated in the wrong table and the table we were moved to was the same as the original table we were seated at so I don't understand why we were moved. Service tool way too long, didn't leave the restaurant till almost 10 pm. If we would have been seated at the time of our reservation we would have been running so late. I think the hosting staff is not organized what's so ever.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 15, 2017

Love this place

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 14, 2017

I've been to Benihana in Fort Lauderdale before and there food was amazing. I was down on that in so I decided to go to this particular one, I would've taking the drive to Fort Lauderdale anyday. The chicken wasn't fully cooked, the waiter never came back to the table to refill drinks, and also give the checks out. They over charged my fiance card. The manager seemed as if she didn't know what she was doing. Never again will I go back to this location.

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 (Miami)·Dined on June 11, 2017

I had a nice birthday dinner in Benihana.Good customer Service.They sang for me .And the food was a delight.Higly recommend.I do love my birthday picture from them thank you

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 11, 2017

The restaurant's a/c was not working. It was very warm in spite
Of the portable a/cs. There was a very long gap between the serving of the drinks, salad and soup and the cooking of the food.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Anniversary

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 10, 2017

The food was good and the chef was very attentive. This restaurant needs an urgent renovation. It is outdated and the bathrooms are filthy

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 9, 2017

The ocassion wad my son's 18th birthday and high school graduation. It was a sur prise for m son. We were a little disappointed when we got there bc the A/C was broken, they had portables but was very hot in the first floor. The carpet going up the stairs was disgusting, it needs to be changed. The chairs in our table the back were super sticky, yucky! For the reputation this restaurant has and the pricing it should be top notch in decor, and especially cleaniness. The womens bsthroom the soap dispenser was coning off the wall and very messy.Once we got to the 2nd floor the A/C was better. I gave the hostess a birthday cake for my son. The people in our table were great. The chef he was a little boring. The quality of food was good, but I remember back in days it was much better. We got the 6 course meal and they forgot to offer us the hot tea and the ice cream. When they came with the ice cream to sing happy birthday the hostess forgot to tell our waitress about the cake. So she had to look for it and see where it was. I felt a little rushed at that point. I was not going to make a big deal about it bc it was my son's special day. We have of always loved coining to this location on Miami Beach, but if we go again we will go to Miramar location which is much closer to us. I would suggest that Benihana take a closer look at the inside of their restaurant and get it up to par. There are an abundance of restaurants in Miami to go to and if this was my only choice I would go somewhere else for sure. It's a shame. I'm sorry I had to leave this review, but I had to. BENIHANA has been such an icon of Miami it saddens me to see how it has gotten. They can correct it and should!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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