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Benihana - Pittsburgh

485 reviews
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$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
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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Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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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Cross street
Cochran Road
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Parking details
Free parking for Benihana guests
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wine
What 485 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Naples)
5.0  Dined a day ago

Made ravioli for Easter. We do this every year

OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined a day ago

It was fun!

5.0  Dined 3 days ago

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

OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

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

OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Perfect and very enjoyable

5.0  Dined 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...

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
1.0  Dined 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.

JakobM (Pittsburgh)
3.0  Dined 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.

kourtney144 (Pittsburgh)
3.0  Dined 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.

LindiC (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

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

OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
4.0  Dined 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!

OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
3.0  Dined 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.

Rosedon (Pittsburgh)
4.0  Dined 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.

AmberL (Pittsburgh)
1.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

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

Nekur (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

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

vipPete (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined 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.

OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined 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.

OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

We enjoyed our meal for my birthday. The food was fresh and delicious. I would recommend this restaurant for any special occasion.

vipsingtravel (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

We came to Benihana to celebrate my husband's birthday and my promotion at work. We had Chef Fernando & he was excellent! He knew all of the fun tricks that we've seen at Benihana before and a few more were up his sleeve! The food was amazing as always and the staff was in tune with our needs. There were birthday celebrations at the end of the meal with a free photo to take home. It was just a really nice date night for us.
We noticed a lot of families coming to Benihana on a Monday night - so this is a very kid-friendly restaurant and probably better timing for families than some of the more crowded evenings on the weekends. We will definitely be back for our next special celebration!

Buggie (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

The whole family went and we had a great time. Friendly waiters and cook. The grandchildren love to go there. Like the noodles.