About Benihana - Orlando - Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

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 inside the Hilton - Orlando Lake Buena Vista, on Walt Disney World Resort property across from Disney Springs. We offer complimentary valet as well as three-hour parking validation in the Hilton parking lot. Make your next meeting or get together magical with our private dining options. Please call to inquire about private parties and restaurant buyouts. Perfect for tour groups. Stop in and see what makes Benihana the best attraction in Orlando.

1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd
Orlando, FL 32830
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
LUNCH:
Monday - Sunday: Closed

DINNER:
Monday - Thursday: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday - Sunday: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Cross Street:
Buena Vista Drive

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(407) 827-4865

Website:
http://www.benihana.com/locations/orlando-fl-or

Entertainment:
Watch as your personal chef performs the ancient art of Teppanyaki. Listen as razor-sharp blades slice and dice through mouth-watering steak and tender chicken. Take in the aroma as savory vegetables, shrimp and lobster sizzle before your eyes.

Parking Details:

FREE VALET AND SELF PARKING

(see host for details)
Located inside the Hilton in the Walt Disney World Resort. Complimentary valet and 3 hour parking validation in the lot.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, 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 - Orlando - Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.1

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4.1

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3.9

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

77% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (26)
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Good for Groups (20)
Good for Anniversaries (19)
Casual (14)
Kid-friendly (13)
Good for a Date (12)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Romantic (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Authentic (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Great for Lunch (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Cozy (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
People Watching (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Healthy (2)
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Sunday Lunch (2)
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Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Seasonal (1)
Great Beer (1)
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Local Ingredients (1)
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Notable Wine List (1)
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 (Orlando)·Dined 4 days ago

This the absolute worse experience I have ever had at Benihana's. I used open table but they did NOT have my reservation or the hostess could not find it. We had to wait 20 minutes to be seated and then wait 30 minutes for a chef. He was terrible and seemed inexperienced. I specified that It was my husband's birthday and they did not do anything special. Food is over priced and this Beninhana felt dirty and unsanitary. To top it off I was charged my daughter $6.00 for apple juice!!!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 4 days ago

Love Benihana’s but on this occasion the chef was more concerned about entertaining the ONE kid than cooking the food for 8 people. Rice was dry and over-cooked by the time he finished entertaining the kid. Is there a way you can balance entertainment with cooking the meal properly

Tags: Kid-friendly
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·Dined 5 days ago

We were very upset with the last time experience! This place must be under new management, because our first time was so much fun and plenty to eat. Really you’re paying for the food and to be entertained , therefore you should receive both. My husband has cancer and we took a special trip to meet one of his childhood buddy from Cali that was staying at Disney. We got a room at the Hilton just incase he got tired. We remembered how much fun we had with our first time,so suggested to eat dinner at your restaurant again. We needed to try and make this visit fun. Well, that night excitement or entertainment wasn’t coming from our table chef. He was boring and just made our food, as if he was in your kitchen. Also your dinner prices should include a full meal and not Charge extra for a small portion of noodles. Kobe’s has you beat there. Your rice with dinner was aslo a very small portions. I believe we only eat our soup and salad, so your manager didn’t change us. However we walked away without eating dinner.

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·Dined 6 days ago

Server forgot it was a birthday celebration. The tea was lukewarm and there was a group of screaming girls running all over the restaurant the whole time we were there, practically knocking us over when we were leaving. Chef was very good

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Casual, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 16, 2017

Rafi our Habachi cook was amazing. I have been many times and he was exceptional.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 16, 2017

They always put on a great show with good quality food. Excellent place to bring kids as they stay entertained.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, People Watching
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

17th Birthday celebration for my son! Always enjoyable and great food

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Anniversary

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Normal cook in your face. Above average.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 2, 2017

I have been to Benihana in Hawai‘i as well as many other teposnyaki restaurants and unfortunately the one in Orlando didn’t match any of those ones I fine at. The place was just lacking ambiance, energy, flavor and service level. Definitely the least favorite teppanyaki restaurant I have been too.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (東京)·Dined on October 31, 2017

美味しくて1年ぶり2度目の利用です。オーランドに来たら行きたい。
ただお肉より先にご飯(フライドライス)が出てくるのは調子が狂います。

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Casual, Cozy
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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Benihana is always fun with the chef cooking in front of you and good quality food. Our 8 year old daughter loves the food and theatre

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Wait staff was very friendly and nice. The chef did a nice presentation and did a good job keeping everyone entertained.

Tags: Romantic, Organic, Casual, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Been to many different locations and this food was by far the worse of any I have been too. Tasteless and bland. The chef tried to serve my 5 year old under cooked chicken. If I had not pointed out that the meat was still pink, he would have served it up. Drink refills were slow, but that check sure came fast. It was really loud too. Probably can't control that but I couldn't even hear the people at my own table talking to me. Brought me son out birthday icecream and got the flavor wrong. I figured for a $200.00 meal, I was expecting better. I will return to Benihanas in the future, but will never go back to this location. .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Perfect birthday dinner. Loved it will go back. I can't wait to go back.

Tags: Business Meals, Happy Hour, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 16, 2017

We have eaten at Benihana's all over the country. This one is horrible. We almost walked out before the chef showed up it took so long. I really don't think the chicken was cooked all the way. I did not order the chicken. The chef cooked one thing at a time. Usually they coordinate cooking a few things at a time. He took a long time cutting the food up. All the food was not on the cart. The place really needs to be redone. It looked horrible. There was old rice on the grill when we got there. I do not recommend anyone to eat there.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 16, 2017

We visited to celebrate a birthday with a $30 chefs table voucher. Food and entertainment was as good as usual as was the service. Good value without the voucher and exceptional with. Very busy for a Monday evening.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Service was great. The wine selection and beer selection were great. Love the spicy fried rice. The hibachi calamari was very good too.

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 15, 2017

After waiting 1:00 hour at the table, without any food we leaving.

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Habachi table seems to be slanted so the food you pays for ends up in someone else’s plate.

Managment also assume that empty plate mean that service was good not that you stayed hungry.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 13, 2017

I went to international drive Benihana a week prior to this visit. it was awesome. the server, chef and food was all on point. So I decided to take my friends to this Benihana so we can visit Disney springs after.

We ordered agedashi tofu for our appetizer. When the server brought it to us, we were already having our fried rice. tofu and the soup in the bowl was not even warm at all. it was cold so I've told our server after our first bite it was cold. He asked if I want to order other one. By that moment, we were almost finished our meal. So I didn't want to take another risk. Of course he didn't forget to charged that on to our bill.

When The chef starting to burnt our vegetables black, we talked to our selves that burnt verge is not worse then burnt meat so we tried to eat some of it. But when he started to burnt my scallop, I really wanted to stand up and leave the place. My friends were so upset and didn't want to stay for our desert so we paid then left.

It was my worst Benihana trip ever. I've started to going to Benihana Dallas more then 20years ago and I always have my old time memories with my friends there in Dallas. But this trip totally distroied my good memories.

My friend told me that it was the worst hibachi she ever had in her life.

I feel bad to tell you all this but it's the fact.

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·Dined on October 13, 2017

The food was delicious and the service was on point. I was very impressed.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Fun, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Damian the Chef was awesome. Delicious food . Will go back again!

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·Dined on October 7, 2017

We went for Magical Dining and the food was great! Far exceeded our expectations and we will definitely return!

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 4, 2017

I read a lot of reviews about the long wait time and it was so long that we ended up leaving without eating. We wanted to have first hand experirnce and we did. What a shame since it was my husband s birthday. We witnessed other people leave as well due to the long wait time and it was a week day. Staff did not seem too concerned either. I will not recommend this place at all.

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·Dined on October 4, 2017

Sam our chef was amazing. Will definitely be back and will ask for him again!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

We will never go back and we will be sure to tell all our family, friends and clients not to go either. Use to be a fan of the original teppanyaki style restaurant. Had reservations for 7:30. Chef did not come to table until 8:45, an hour and 15 minutes later. Our three young children were patient but starving!!! We even told the General Manager about the situation at 8:15 and her attitude was like "too bad, what do you want from me".

I have worked all my life in the restaurant business and my family owns a popular restaurant. I understand there can be issues, but what we went through and how we were treated was the worse. Manager never even came to check up on us after our complaint. Do yourself a favor and go to Kobe. My wife is a GM for a hotel and when her guests ask her for dining options, I am sure she will steer them away.

Tags: Casual, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

They didn't remember that my family was celebrating a birthday

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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 30, 2017

It took an hour before the chef came out to cook. You have to plan for min 2 Hours from beginning to end. I just don’t have that amount of time to watch food being prepared.

Tags: Fun
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Our Chef was amazing and interacted with the kids as well as the adults

Tags: Tasting Menu, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Loves the food, just a loud group of kids ruined it. Spoke to the Manager and felt he really didn't want to do anything.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

We were their for my birthday and we were in a room with a party who was having a big birthday party and it was very noisy. We couldn’t have a conversation because it was so loud we would prefer not to be in that situation again but overall the food and service was excellent.

Tags: Fun, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 28, 2017

We go here every time we visit Orlando. It never disappoints and is budget friendly.

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 10, 2017

They were closed

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·Dined on September 6, 2017

The waiter was fantastic and our chef Sam was perfect

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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Great food and entertainment

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·Dined on September 3, 2017

Chucky cheese of the habchi world...
chucky cheese of the habchi world. .....

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·Dined on August 28, 2017

Took so long more than a hour

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 (Bath)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Very noisy and our chef JP was not the best. Food was a little lacklustre and the sushi was dry and flavourless. Probably won't be returning which is a shame as we're always looking for restaurants within the Disney springs area.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 27, 2017

I love the food, but this location needs to be renovated. Its definitely showing it's age and I know this because I have been coming here since 1999.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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