Benihana - Ontario

4.3
2198 reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese
Top Tags:
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Welcome to Benihana and a dining experience unlike any other! If you are a Chef's Tale member celebrating a birthday, please remember that you MUST print your birthday certificate prior to celebrating at Benihana. 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 Ontario is located near the intersection of I-10 and the 215 freeway, five minutes from Ontario International Airport, the Ontario Convention Center and Citizen’s Bank entertainment arena. The restaurant was designed to mimic the azekura-style, reminiscent of a Japanese country storehouse. An 18% service charge is added to all guest checks for parties of eight or more.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
LUNCH:
Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 11:30 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 - 9:30 pm

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Phone number
(909) 483-0937
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between Haven and Milliken
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2198 People Are Saying
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4.2
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4.2
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4.0
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

great food and fun experience

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1.0Dined 2 days ago

Will never go there again ,will never go again never never never go never ever go again

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3.0Dined 3 days ago

Food was delicious and cook was very entertaining. Service at first was slow and was told after ordering and waiting 20 mins I was not able to get my sushi appetizer. Not certain how they could have been out of salmon?

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

We celebrated a birthday ! god is always great ! service is amazing !

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Our chief, Eric, was fantastic!!! It was the best meal we've ever had there!!!

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Chef Benny is the best

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2.0Dined 4 days ago

This was a big disappointment. 6 girlfriends celebrating a friends birthday. It was on the reservation. We told the waitress as well. There were tables all over the room celebrating birthdays but our waitress did NOTHING.
There was very little vegetarian options. Our vegetarian eater kept asking about her order again and again. She did not get it till after the check was delivered for payment. Then we were chased off and she had to pack it to go.
Our chief, Don was good. But the waitress was HORRIBLE-- and the restaurant needs to consider more options for non meat eaters that cannot eat veggies cooked next to meat.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

This was for a Birthday and we had never been to this place before so ..we tried it and loved the
food. Price was a little high but it was worth it for a first time .

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Everything was perfect! From the time I made the online reservation, via OpenTable, to finishing our delicious meal, everything was perfect! Chef Eric was outstanding, give him a RAISE!! His presentation was fun and he was such a gracious host, in addition, the food was tastefully done! When a couple of dinner guests requested extra garlic butter , he graciously obliged. Then, towards the end of the meal a gentleman at our table dropped his beer glass onto his plate, which he still had a few extra bites of food. Right away Chef Eric handed him some napkins. He then got the man a clean dinner plate, went into the kitchen and came back with 4 small pieces of shrimp and proceeded cooked it up for him with some mushrooms! He was so kind!! It's gestures like this that make us "want to come back" to Benihana's Ontario! Now, there was a little blooper at the end when the hostess took a birthday picture of my husband and I...it turned our extremely blurry. Other than that, we will still return to Benihana's Ontario!

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

I've been to benihana a couple times and enjoyed it. The chef are so entertaining that it was worth the long wait for them to come out. Great for every occasion.

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1.0Dined 6 days ago

Its was not clean old looking in the inside. And my mom was sick the next day. So hand down this place sucked

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Good meal, but they should clean better between sittings.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

This is such an amazing place to eat always friendly never had one bad experience or one nad thing to say only thing i can say is OUTSTANDING SERVICE!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

The server and the cook was excellent super friendly and really nice place.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Fabulous from start to finish! The chef was hard to hear as he spoke in a very low and quiet tone, but our table assistant/server was out of this world. She was on it at every turn! so impressive and greatly appreciated!!

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5.0Dined on June 15, 2018

Celebrating daughters 20th birthday

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4.0Dined on June 15, 2018

Great waitress, Great food, Great location! I just wish the full menu was also available on the "seat yourself side".

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4.0Dined on June 14, 2018

We dine at Benihanas twice a year. On our Anniversary and New Years Eve. It's our way of celebrating these holidays with good food and hopefully good conversation with strangers at the grill. Service was a little slow at first but, once the Chef showed up things went really fast. Always recommend Benihanas for special occasions.

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4.0Dined on June 13, 2018

Have such fun every visit. Every time we get Richie as our Chef, that is a Bonus

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5.0Dined on June 13, 2018

Awesome service!!

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5.0Dined on June 13, 2018

Great. Great cook

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1.0Dined on June 12, 2018

First time at Benihana and I was very disappointed. We had reservation at 8 PM and we did not get the chef until 8.45. 45 min of waiting at the table and the waitress took drink order and served the drinks and that was it. Manager discounted the bill 25% and he should've done better than this. Would I give this place a 2nd chance? Maybe I would but not anytime soon.

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4.0Dined on June 12, 2018

Pricey but nice for special occasions. The annual birthday coupon helps. The kids always seem to enjoy it.

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1.0Dined on June 10, 2018

We go to Benihana roughly 3-4 times per year for both lunch and dinner. Our experience is always decent. Servers are nice, the show is what’s expected and the food is great. Not this time. And it was bad enough for me to write this review. We were celebrating our daughters high school graduation. We were a party of 5 for dinner. We were seated promptly so thank you for that. It took over 15 minutes for us to get a drink orders in and another 15 to order appetizers. The server took our dinner order and had everything correct. The chef however- completely botched the entire party’s meals. He read it off as he started and it was half wrong. He burned the receipt because he dropped it on the grill. We all got special meals that include salad, soup and shrimp as an appetizer. The soup and salad came out fine. We got our appetizer shrimp at the end of our meal. My husband ordered filet and got New York. My daughter ordered New York and got chicken. I ordered lobster and filet and got New York. There was zero entertainment. Not that it’s always amazing, but this time was pathetic. I’m not sure if this was the guys first time at the grill or what. He had no personality. He was very nervous. Just awful. Needless to say, $300 down the drain. My daughters celebration was a complete waste of money. We had a better experience at the McDonalds drive through after we left Benihana.

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

Really great experience for our first time. We recommend the music being louder. And more AC. But food wise, it was great and service was outstanding. Will be coming back soon!!

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3.0Dined on June 9, 2018

We went to Benihana for the food and entertainment. The food was great but there was no entertainment with our chief when he cooked our food. I was very disappointed

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5.0Dined on June 8, 2018

My daughters 13th birthday

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5.0Dined on June 8, 2018

The service and food was amazing. Our chef Alex was awesome and seasoned the food just right.

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2.0Dined on June 8, 2018

I was disappointed in the waitress that served us she never came back to check on us and when we ask for things to refill or add to what we already had she never came back with the items for instance I wanted extra dressing on my salad and then she never came back. The service was horrible. The cook was awesome.

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5.0Dined on June 7, 2018

My kids love coming here. They enjoy the entertainment as well as the food.

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5.0Dined on June 7, 2018

Loved the staff , chef and food.

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4.0Dined on June 7, 2018

They should train their chef more harder because some on them can't even perform GOOD show or the food on time before it turn DARK! Plus the waitress didn't come around that often sometimes I have to get up and go find one!

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5.0Dined on June 7, 2018

Food was delicious, quantity was a good amount. Cook was entertaining, kept my kids 7, 8 entertained. Went to celebrate husbands birthday. Recommend if going for a birthday go after happy hour and take your $30 off coupon must be printed. Have to sign up for it at least 2 days in adavance. Get a nice dessert and a picture for memories. Well worth the price!! Will be going back soon!!

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3.0Dined on June 6, 2018

I have been to this restaurant 4 times in the last 2 months. The last two times I requested and chef and did not get the person I requested. Instead I got two of the worst cooks. Neither have been entertaining and this time the food was horrible.

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4.0Dined on June 6, 2018

This restaurant has changed a bit. Noticed a chef with bagging pants, that were sagging. The bottom of the pants were dragging on the ground and were torn from this. Old food stuck to side of table. Our chef did ok, but was kinda messy. The area we sat in had a musty kinda odor that remained the entire time. Nice people working there people, but the condition of the restaurant and pride of an establishment seems to have deteriorated. Will think twice about dining here again. Friends have recommended another similar restaurant.

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5.0Dined on June 6, 2018

Birthday dinner was great our chef Don was awesome!!!

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2.0Dined on June 4, 2018

The food was great the cook did an amazing job but our waiter did not do such a great job. My drink was only refilled twice and I was drinking water and then he charged me more than what I was suppose to pay. If I didn’t really check the bill then I would’ve paid extra for something I didn’t get. Our waiter was not as attentive as he should’ve been.

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Nice!...great...drinks too sweet.

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4.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Chef Eric was amazing. The food was great. Service was average.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Great food

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