Benihana - North Little Rock

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788 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese
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.

Due to the current restrictions, We are only accepting in-house reservations at this time.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I missed the music.

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DenishaS
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food was delicious. The staff was very polite. They practiced social distancing..., it was a great experience.

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RochelleS
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were there for my birthday dinner. The food was outstanding! Exceeded our expectations!

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Candice521
Little Rock
3 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a treat to be at Benihana’s! Love the food and staff! Great place!

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Alishas
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Love bennihan,but this time it was just ok. Got the hibachi steak its usually tender and was tough. All of the food seemed bland, especially the vegetables. Fried rice wasn't as good as it usually is. Was kind of a let down this time.

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Rick
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience4

The lady at the front was not very friendly and acted put out that I was even there. Service was very very slow. It took about 45 minutes for me to get drinks. (From the bar and waters) And then all my sea food was very under cooked. The chef was very nice though.

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RoyceM
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience! Waitress Karen and Chef Thinh Le were most outstanding. Thank you!!

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place.

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner. I was sang too good time all around.

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AnnaK
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I celebrated two birthday celebrations at one time and Benihana accommodated me and made sure everything went as planned. Great place to celebrate those special people in your life. Thank You!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

First time i had been to this location and the food was great but the menus were not up to date as several items were not available and several options on the menu were no longer being offered

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
3 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

There was one mishap with plastic being in a child’s food that was dining with our group and rather replace the meal I would have like to seen it being comp’d but all in all the dinner was good.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Was fun, enjoyed the other couples. The presentation of food was good

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LeeAnnM
Miami
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

A different environment. We are use to the hibachi style restaurant. This Benihana is a sit down at a regular table and they take your order and bring to the table.

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 17, 2020

Fantastic LeeAnn, On behalf of the Benihana team, we are happy to have provided you with a 5-star experience!

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ShirleyW
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience3

I was lied to on the phone. I called ask about my birthday certificate. This guy name Joe said it okay as long as I got my driver license. Got there and ask for Joe. No Joe work there. The workers said. I paid for food that was nasty. The cook was nasty cooking the food. The rice wasn’t done. We ordered extra rice and did not get it. Our ticket was over 62.00 dollars. Told the waiter about we did get our extra rice. She said the dinner did not come with rice. So we were charged $3.95 to get one rice with our meal. We have taken our children and ourselves for years to this place. My grandsons love to come there. But I am unsure with this experience. The manager and his wife made a big deal out out it. This guy Joe took my reservation over the phone. I am just going by what he said to me. I call the local # to the Benihana Resturant in north Little Rock.
I was very disappointed in the service and the behavior of the manager. I love shrimp and chicken. But I left my food and the Resturant because it was nasty. Shrimps was done either.

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 5, 2020

Shirley, thank you for sharing your review. We understand your concern. If you would like to get in touch with our team, please do so via the Contact Us page on our website. Your feedback helps us to make improvements, and we’re hopeful that you will provide us with an opportunity to serve you again. Arigato.

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
2 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating my birthday and had excellent service

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 17, 2020

We wish you a Happy Belated from the Benihana team! Come back soon!

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JimW
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We can never complain when having dinner with friends at Benihana’s. Food is excellent and service impeccable.

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 17, 2020

Excellent Jim! On behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to thank you for your continuous loyalty!

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CandyM
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Everything was very good...and appreciate the Birthday gift....there were 3 at our table!
that not only is special to the receiver but also brings in with that person, at least one more customer

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 17, 2020

Thank you Candy, for allowing us to be a part of the special occasion!

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AllisonJ
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter David was awesome! He was very attentive to his tables, friendly, and professional! Linh was our chef. We ordered seafood, steak, and chicken. The food was prepared with flair and was cooked to perfection! The scallops and calamari were melt in your mouth. Linh is most excellent! We have eaten at three other habachi restaurants and no where else compares to Benihana!

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 10, 2020

Awesome Allison! Your feedback is appreciated. We will be sure to share your kind words with the team.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Out of all of the hibachi places I’ve been to this one was my least favorite. There is pretty much an up charge for everything. Fried rice is an additional $4. Our chef was not very energetic. Our waitress was fantastic and very kind. The food was okay but overpriced.

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on February 24, 2020

With your feedback, we look forward to improving the guest experience and would like to thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. If you would like to get in touch with our team, please do so via the Contact Us page on our website

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LEDS
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The food was really good. The steak dishes were better than any hibachi style restaurant in the area. The server was friendly and helpful with menu items. The chilli shrimp sushi was outstanding. However, the chef that came to our table did not entertain during cooking.?she did not speak to our table except to make sure our food order was correct. My son eats low carb and he couldn’t substitute extra vegetables for the rice.

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 5, 2020

Thank you so much for your feedback, we hope to see you back again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place ! I have yet to be disappointed!

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 5, 2020

Your feedback is appreciated. We are pleased to hear we were able to create a great memory for you!

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always amazing and the atmosphere was fun

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 5, 2020

On behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to thank you for your continuous loyalty!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2food5service1ambience3

The Chinese lady that answers the phones and takes orders at the front is very rude and disrespectful!!

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on February 24, 2020

Thank you for leaving us an in depth review of your experience on today’s visit. Your comments and suggestions will be shared with our team to improve the guest experience.

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AlexV
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food5service5ambience2

The food and service were excellent. The clientele was sketchy at best. Low class. Not a place to take kids....a date ...etc.

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on February 24, 2020

Alex, Thank you for bringing this it to our attention. Your feedback will be shared with our team for improvements.

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Miriam000000000000000000
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food was great the service excellent. I would definitely recommend it.

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 5, 2020

Awesome Miriam! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the dining experience!

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LindaJ
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Yes, I enjoyed everything. The food was delicious.

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 5, 2020

Fantastic Linda! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the dining experience!

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EvonneM
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Had a great time for Anniversary and Birthday. Thank you for everything.

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 5, 2020

Thank you Evonne, for sharing your feedback! We wish you a Happy Belated from the Benihana team! Come back soon!

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Nancy
Little Rock
8 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Introduced another friend to Benihana's for his birthday. He really enjoyed it and is looking forward to next week to celebrate his birthday with another friend.

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 5, 2020

Awesome Nancy! Thank you for allowing us to be a part of the special occasion!

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LakeithaA
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the birthday certificate and the 6 course meal!

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on March 5, 2020

Excellent Lakeitha! On behalf of the Benihana team, we are happy to have provided you with a 5-star experience!

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OpenTable Diner
Jacksonville
2 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Got there a little late but got served right away. Also, got excellent customer service and awesome food. Thank you!

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on February 26, 2020

Awesome! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the dining experience!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday celebration for my wife! She enjoyed herself.

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on February 18, 2020

Thank you for allowing us to be a part of the special occasion! Come back soon!

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PamA
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The show usually put on by the chef was minimal but the food was very good. Some of the vegi’s were quite salty if you’re on a lower sodium diet. I just passed mine to my husband. The sushi was fresh and delicious. We had very good table mates so it was a very enjoyable dinner.
It was very pricey especially considering the fried rice is an add on? Not sure why??

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LaDonnaH
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Concert night at Verizon arena

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LisaT
Shreveport
6 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had Kade as our server. He was great!!! We had Linh as our cook. She makes great food. We were seated by the owner. Rocky. He is always pleasant. And yes we will take that house and car you offered when I asked you if I could get a birthday cake! Ha Ha. We always enjoy our meal at Benihana North Little Rock. We stay at that Wyndham when traveling to little rock so that we can have the Benihana experience. My husband always gets Rocky's Choice and I usually get Benihana Special. Linh did an exceptional job on our meals.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

We went for my birthday and the only negative thing I have was that we made reservations for 6:30 and still had to wait almost an hour before being sat. I do understand it’s busy but was quite frustrating with kids who needed to get in bed for school the next day. Otherwise our cook and waiter were excellent! Food was outstanding.

Benihana - North Little Rock
Responded on January 31, 2020

Your feedback is appreciated. We will be sure to share your kind words with the team.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great! Our server was friendly and accommodating. The chef was good.

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Khadijah
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fresh and amazing, chef was very entertaining and the family we were sitting with was so nice and sweet. We loved our first experience at Benihana..

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We got seated right away because we had reservations. The place got really crowded. We got waited on right away. The food and service was excellent. Sorry about the rest of the people if they had to wait. They should have gotten reservations like us.

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Nancy
Little Rock
8 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great time was had by all. This chef was much better at presentation than the one in July. Even though my son didn't want it, I love the birthday celebration you do for your guest, His first time there and he wants to come back. We will be back in few weeks.

FAQs

Benihana - North Little Rock offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (501) 374-8081.

Benihana - North Little Rock is rated 4.6 stars by 788 OpenTable diners.

Benihana - North Little Rock does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.benihana.com/gift-cards/.

You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.

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