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Benihana - Pittsburgh

4.5
509 reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese
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  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
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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. Join us at Benihana Pittsburgh, where every night is a special occasion. Take a seat at one of our teppanyaki tables and prepare for dinner and a show. Looking for a more relaxed atmosphere? Our bar and lounge is the perfect spot to enjoy one of our signature cocktails and specialty sushi rolls. Benihana Pittsburgh is located off of Greentree Road and six miles from downtown.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
LUNCH:
Monday - Thursday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

DINNER:
Monday - Thursday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Phone number
(412) 276-2100
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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
Cochran Road
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Parking details
Free parking for Benihana guests
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wine

Specials

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Benihana Gift Cards, you’ll receive a $10 Benihana Promotional Card. Offer available 4/10/18 - 5/13/18 Promotional Cards valid 5/14/18 - 6/17/18.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 509 People Are Saying
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4.4
service
4.2
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4.0
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Great food had a great time for a special Birthday will definitely return

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Leo, our chef was awesome and our waitress was great too!

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

As always our visit to Benihana was great. Food was perfect, kids loved it

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

As I indicated in my evaluation, the service, food, and showmanship of the chef was excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Everything was great as usual...we've been coming to this location for over 20 years and love coming back!

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3.0Dined on March 27, 2018

I have been here many times, my most recent experience was less than expected. After being seated we waited longer than usual for our chef. He did apologize for the wait. Once he started cooking he forgot water for his towel, then he forgot the mushrooms and another item for one of the diners. He kept joking, but he was not on his game. Then he was preparing spicy chicken for another diner and he forgot the spicy sauce. It was not an enjoyable evening.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Wonderful food, fun staff, friendly atmosphere, plenty of menu choices

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Awesome as always! Tyson is thee best Hibachi chef!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Food was amazing! Tried sushi for the first time and it was great! The Las Vegas roll was phenomenal!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We had such a great time here. Our chef Tito was just wonderful! So much personality and had us laughing the whole time! We would definitely go back. Food and drinks were great too!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Benihana is my absolute favorite restaurant in the Pittsburgh area. We go each year for my birthday, and this year was outstanding. Our chef, Tyson, was one who had served us two years ago - he's very personable and an outstanding chef/cook. The food was delicious as always. So, nice to see the manager again also - he says he been there over 30 years. That's an accomplishment in this day and age. Thank you again for making my birthday celebration very memorable.

Amanda Shabatura

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4.0Dined on March 14, 2018

We were there for my daughter's birthday. The waiter was very friendly and accommodating and the chef was very experienced and did a fine job. This was our second time there.
It was quite busy for a weeknight and the noise level was high. When making the reservation, we wish we would have known about the on-line birthday coupon. Overall, we had a very good experience and we will go back to eat there again.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

We had dinner here for my daughters birthday. We have celebrated birthdays here before and it is always a fun time. Our chef, Fernando, was excellent. A few of us commented that is was probably the best food we have had there. Everything was cooked properly and not overly greasy or salty. Our waitress who has been there for 45 years was also just wonderful. You are lucky if you get her! Overall, really good dining experience!

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

The foods was absolutely delicious! A friend and I went to celebrate their birthday, and we were seated with a few other small groups. The groups were pleasant to meet and talk to - not nearly as awkward as I expected. I think the waitress was a bit disorganized in the timing of our soup, salad, and rice, but our hibachi chef was lovely. He was skilled but also compassionate and concerned about people's potential allergies. He gave just enough of a show without over-doing it so as to be awkward. The amount of food and the quality is definitely worth the money. My friend said it was the best birthday he'd had in a while.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Hadn't been in over 28 years...still fun...still delicous!

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4.0Dined on March 8, 2018

The food was very good. I was disappointed because I never rec'd my birthday gift voucher so they didn't give me credit for it. There's no way to produce the necessary bar code without the certificate and one was never sent to me this year.

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

I've been going to this location for 45 years (first as Samurai, now as Benihana). While the recipes have changed a little bit from previous years, they're still better than any other Japanese steakhouse I've been to. LOVE this place!

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Chong was an excellent server. She has waited on us before and her attitude, friendliness and overall service was the best. Highly recommend her as a server.

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4.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Hibachi at it's best!!! We splurged and ordered the grill lobster tails. $$
But worth every penny! Would have given 5 stars all around but service really slow at the beginning before the chef came. TLW

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4.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Our server wasn't the greatest and our chef wasn't the greatest either.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Our chef Elvis was great! He made our visit well worth it!

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4.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Delicious, well prepared food right in front of us! The chef took time to ensure our orders were correctly taken and made each person feel that their meal was crafted personally. The sumptuous food combined with the incredible service made us SO happy that we always know that Benihana is at the top of our list!! Thank you. Job well done!!!!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Made ravioli for Easter. We do this every year

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Very expensive compared to similar type restaurants in the Pittsburgh area. Quality of food was average at best. Service was very good.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

It was fun!

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Everything has great It was my Birthday and special day for me and my girl friend.The Chief was great and entertaining

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4.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Great food, atmosphere has declined over the years but still the best tasting food

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Perfect and very enjoyable

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Tyson & our waitress were outstanding as usual!!!
The only suggestion I would make is to have the two of them train the other staff to have consistent service and food...

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1.0Dined on February 15, 2018

My friends and I met up at Benihana to celebrate my friend’s birthday. Because it was so busy, we ended up sitting near the bar. We sat at our table for an extended period of time and watched servers and restaurant staff walk by us a dozen times before anyone stopped to get our drink order. The service was incredibly slow and it felt like we were ignored. On multiple occasions we had to ask to order, ask for refills on our drinks, and ask to have our credit cards run to pay for the bill. The service was hurried and rushed and not proactive at all. When our food arrived, it looked like it had been sitting under a heat lamp for 10 minutes. It was luke warm and the meat was overcooked. We will think twice about going back.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Food when finally received with the correct order was very good. However the wrong order was put in and had to ask 3 times for correct order. Also ordered chicken and steak combo. Paid 30+ dollars for it and was very disappointed in chicken portion. I had heard many good things about this location and was very excited to visit but overall was slightly let down.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

I always go to Benihana but this time it just wasn't great. The food was cooked a little too long and there was wayyy too much salt on it. Our chef wasn't very personable and hardly entertaining which is a big reason why people choose Benihana. I think I may be finding a new hibachi restaurant.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Loved it...will be back...food yummy...the atmosphere...the people

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We came in for lunch on Valentine's Day. The one thing i wasn't super happy about at first was the holiday menu they gave to us for lunch. Everything was a $30+, 5 or 6 course meal. That's makes sense to give out for dinner, not lunch - Just a suggestion. In the long run, everything turned out wonderful!

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3.0Dined on February 9, 2018

I have been eating at this Benihana for years and I have to say I was pretty disappointed the past few times we have gone. The cooks are pretty sub-par. During our last trip, My lobster was still half opaque and therefore undercooked. All of our filets had grit running through them which is such a huge disappointment! The sushi and soup/salad were all great this time, and the drinks were poured heavy! But otherwise, it was just an okay experience. I think we will stay away for a while and give a drive to Nakama a try.

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4.0Dined on February 5, 2018

Dinner was delicious and Fernando (our chef) was very entertaining to a family seated at out table. Our server was also excellent (older gentleman) and attentive. It seemed a little rushed and I don't know why as the restaurant was busy, but we definitely felt a underlying "hurry up" atmosphere. Also, portions seemed smaller than previously, but delicious all the same. A good place for a special occasion and great entertainment for families.

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1.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Got there at 845. Did not eat till 1030. Food and drinks overpriced and not worth it. Service was horrible!

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5.0Dined on January 29, 2018

Me and my fiancé took my mother-in-law here for a birthday celebration dinner!! It was a pleasant experience.

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5.0Dined on January 25, 2018

Ian our chef was spot on with the humor and every single thing he cooked. Very thorough food & service, girlfriend and I left very pleased.

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5.0Dined on January 25, 2018

Only reason I didn’t give a 5 Star is bc I normally go to ichiban hibachi grill, and there the vegan/ vegetarian options are awesome! An the portions are huge! And the cooking is way faster! So I was very disappointed in the 1 vegetarian option. It was a tofu steak with hardly any vegetables and on top of that it was a small potion. Very disappointed in the food as someone that eats mostly veggies but everything was else was very enjoyable.

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