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Sunday, May 13, 2018
The food was good, and the waitress was good. But the receptionist is so rude, she is not willing to explain anything to us, and just sent another women to talk to us.
We left. Tables seated after us were served first. Very confined area. Annoying cooks at other tables.
Had reservation, and still waited a hour before we were seated.
Talio was the most energetic chef in the building. He was very entertaining and made the other chefs look like novices. Even though we had a 7pm reservation, we weren’t seated until 7:30 and didn’t order until almost 8pm. But it was worth the wait.
My best friend (my wife) and I had dinner at the San Diego location. The food was as delicious as ever, and our Chef Italo was extremely fresh and entertaining. Our table had good energy and that always adds to the experience. Will come again.
We brought a friend for his first time, although our cook wasn't too talkative he was fun.
Crystal our chef was great and so we’re our servers! Very attentive and helpful! The food was great as always
It was my husbands birthday everything went well. Service was excellent.
Fun! Kid friendly ... enjoyed
Very loud Made is wait over 30 minutes !
the dining is great for any ages and the whole staff was aware of everything around them , definitely worth every bit
Great food and service!! A little loud but a lot of fun watching your food being made.
Our food was really good!! Great job Chef Armando!! :)
Always a fun place. A floor show at every table. And the food is great as well.
Mandy gave us great service. The chef was professional and was attentive to anything special that he could do for us.
It was a disappointing experience. I'd urge you to try one of the other Teppenyaki places in town. VERY over priced (compared to others in San Diego) Adults are $22-$55 per person ($22 being chicken of course) and if you want fried rice, it's an additional $4.70 per person.
Kids meals are $12 plus $4.70 gfor fried rice
about 20 cooking tables so very smokey and old and loud.
Sorry Benihana, I just call it like i see it
Excellent cook Max👍🏼
We had a great time. It was very entertaining! We'll be going back.
Liked the place, it was our 1st time, ready to go back
Our server wasn’t chad wasn’t the best we’ve had. They forgot to turn on our grill so had to wait additional time. It was our daughters birthday so the fact that she was hungry was kind of bothering but other than that the food was perfect as always and the chefs are always the best!
Our waiter was fabulous. Best time we’ve ever had at Benihana. His name was Italio.
Had a great time for my son's 11th birthday with the family.
Our chef Hector was the best chef I've had. Very experienced, funny, and personable.
We were celebrating our daughters birthday and had a blast. Food was outstanding and service was great. Will definitely be back for the next special occasion. Mr. “A”
I took a girl here for a first date and it went really well. Honestly one of the best first dates
Food and entertainment was good as usual however we were seated next to a lady that was just obnoxious and rude to the chef and waitress. She complained about EVERYTHING! If it wasn’t for her our dining experience would probably have been much better. It wasn’t the restaurants fault though. They did an amazing job.
We go to Benihana's every year for our birthdays and have never been disappointed. This year we got there a little late and asked if we could be seated a bit later than our reservation time so we could enjoy a bit of Happy Hour and the hostess made it happen.
Brought my friend for her Birthday! It was her first time at Benihana & she enjoyed everything about it!!!
It was my birthday and the certificate was not printed so it was not acepted also food was different as last time (flavor)
Did not like it
Overall enjoyable experience. It was very busy - even for a Monday night. You have to have reservations any day of the week. I had reservations for seven people and were seated pretty close to the reservation time. The food was good, a little pricey, about $40 per person bu my wife and daughter split a plate and and were satisfied.
As I mentioned, the food was good and plentiful. The service was attentive but was not really interactive. Water was kept full but the fake Japanese, I am sure is a part of the "experience" , was odd. The only complaint was the steam / smoke from the table was not directed up to the exhaust, it seemed to hit all of us at the table. Not a big deal if you want to smell your meal on the drive home, when you are at home, when your laundry is in the hamper, yeah, up to the point you drop it in the washing machine. I am not sure if this was just my table but look out.
Our cooker Angel was awesome , we got a really good time.....
Best meal I’ve had in a while. Very fun and great atmosphere!
I brought my man to Benihana for his birthday. He has always expressed a desire for interesting entertainment.
Too many kids under 10 years old
The chef was very personable and funny. Our waiter was friendly. The food is always good
Our group of 6 made a reservation 2 weeks in advance and were seated 35 minutes after our reservation time. When we asked how long it would be, the hostess replied "impossible to know." Really unacceptable and such a shame given it was our first time there.
It was a celebration of Birthdays. We had never been and were looking forward to the experience. The food was out of this world and its was fun. Its fast paced and energenic. It was hard to eat for me and I didn't like that the courses are divided up. I dont think I would enjoy going back. It is costly and not really worth the price you pay, when you cant enjoy your food and its not clear what you will be getting. Working to hard to accomidate everyone that come by.
PORTIONS OF FOOD TOO SMALL FOR THE PRICE. FOOD WAS ONLY FAIR.
WAITRESS WAS NOT GOOD AT HER JOB. COOK WAS VERY ENTERTAINING.
PICTURES TAKEN WHEN WE WERE LEAVING.