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About Benihana - Scottsdale

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 in Scottsdale is close to champion golf courses and luxurious spas, as well as Westworld, home of the annual classic Arabian Horse show and the renowned Jackson-Barrett car auction. The restaurant is located in The Promenade at the corner of Scottsdale Rd. and Frank Lloyd Wright Drive. It features 20 teppanyaki tables and a comfortable sushi bar and lounge where Happy Hour is available each Monday through Thursday from 5-7 p.m. and on Friday from 4-7 p.m.

16403 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
LUNCH:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

DINNER:
Monday - Thursday: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday - Saturday: 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sunday: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm

HAPPY HOUR
Monday-Friday: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cross Street:
Frank Lloyd Wright

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(480) 444-0068

Website:
http://www.benihana.com/locations/scottsdale-az-so

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

MAKE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON SIZZLE.
The more you give, the more you get.
For a limited time, RECEIVE A $10 PROMOTIONAL CARD WHEN YOU PURCHASE $50 IN GIFT CARDS. Offer available 11/14/17 – 12/31/17. Promotional Cards valid 1/2/18 – 3/31/18.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

MAKE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON SIZZLE.
The more you give, the more you get.
For a limited time, RECEIVE A $10 PROMOTIONAL CARD WHEN YOU PURCHASE $50 IN GIFT CARDS. Offer available 11/14/17 – 12/31/17. Promotional Cards valid 1/2/18 – 3/31/18.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

MAKE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON SIZZLE.
The more you give, the more you get.
For a limited time, RECEIVE A $10 PROMOTIONAL CARD WHEN YOU PURCHASE $50 IN GIFT CARDS. Offer available 11/14/17 – 12/31/17. Promotional Cards valid 1/2/18 – 3/31/18.

Benihana - Scottsdale Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.0

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (48)
Special Occasion (42)
Good for Groups (36)
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Fun (36)
Kid-friendly (20)
Good for a Date (19)
Creative Cuisine (18)
Worth the Drive (18)
Good for Anniversaries (17)
Casual (16)
Great for Lunch (12)
People Watching (7)
Cozy (6)
Romantic (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Authentic (5)
Healthy (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Business Meals (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Seasonal (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Great Beer (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Spicy (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Tapas (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 2 days ago

What a great way to spend your daughters 16th birthday. Great friends and family company. Definitely an amazing experience and everyone should give Benihana a try.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive
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·Dined 2 days ago

The tepan grill experience is always a great show of the chef's skills and the food is always super fresh, perfectly cooked and flavored. The hostess this most recent visit was awesome at keepong on top of everything and very skilled at her job. The kitchen seemed a little backed up but it was worth the wait.

Tags: Hot Spot, Fun, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 4 days ago

Not particularly clean. Floor very dirty and entire restaurant smells like it hasn’t been thoroughly scrubbed in a long time. Chef not particularly skilled or entertaining. Nice enough guy but just not as fun as you would hope for at a place that sells “performance dining”. Overall, experience was mediocre.

Tags: Fun, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined 5 days ago

From management to the chef it was an Awesome experience

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·Dined 6 days ago

Fun for kids of all ages!


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Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Cook had the rice all over the table and in some of our clothes. Very messy cook. Hard time getting our waitress to return to table to fill our glasses. Asked for a picture 5 times and received nothing even tho waitress and greeter said sure.

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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Had a very bad experience from waiter to how the chef prepared and cooked our food. I told the manager in the beginning of the bad experience and nothing was done. I even ordered a California roll that was DRY so I sent it back and it was still on my bill. My fiancé loves Benny we go at least 1 every 2 weeks. Chandler restaurant way better than Scottsdale.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Male manager was awesome! Food good.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Server was awesome

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Chef was very good and amusing. Took daughter and her best friend there for dinner to celebrate successful completion on another semester of college.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 30, 2017

I have always loved Benihana and surprisingly the calories of the food are very reasonable.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Had a wonderful time here! Very energetic chef who was very fun to watch. The waiter could've had a little more enthusiasm. Food was very yummy!

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, People Watching
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Ryan and Roberto were AMAZING. Entire waitstaff was excellent. Thank you. See you again.

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

We enjoyed our dinner and it was made special by the staff coming to sing happy birthday to my Dad for his 87th birthday. The only thing is that we didn't realize til we got home and realized we didn't get tea with our meal. Which was part of the menu option that we picked. Other than that the food and chef were outstanding. There is one thing I would suggest. More handicap parking. Only 4 parking spots. Had to park way out in the parking lot.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Good food for the price. Extremely load. Expect every table to have a Bday that comes along with a lot of singing

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Waitress was short tempered and rude. Spoke over you and actually got into a verbal confrontation with the chef. She rarely came around and when she did she forgot what you ordered.

Chef was great. Personable and helpful. Food was excellent. Drinks were excellent. Will eat here again but service has to get better in order so me to try it beyond this next time.

Tags: Healthy, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Made a 7:15 reservation. Were on time. Sat us down 45 minutes late. Have two small kids. Not right.

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Had to wait for a reservation, they over booked. Poor management.

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

It took two and a half hours from the time we arrived till the time we left. We were not sat until 45 minutes after our reservation. We didn't get food for more than another half hour. And the waiter was slow in bringing the checks so it took us even longer to sit there.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The night before Thanksgiving, we wanted the Grandchildren to see the chef cook. He did a nice job, but the restaurant smelled like burnt cooking oil. Not enough ventilation. The smell remained in our hair and clothes even days after the dinner. The food was good, not great and the service was very good.

Tags: Casual
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We had to wait a awhile for the chef to come cook, otherwise, excellent!

Tags: Fun
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

I very much appreciate the free birthday meal, dessert, and group photo. We had a wonderful evening, the food was good and everyone was very welcoming to us. My only suggestion would be more server-bussers, as the dirty dishes sat on the tables too long and it took quite a while to get some condiments. They were working very hard but it seemed there wasn't enough of them.
Again, thank you

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 15, 2017

Server and chef were nice and friendly, but the service itself was very slow. Waited quite some time to get the first course, like 10 minutes. Food was generally good, had good time overall.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Everything was great except that it was way to cold in the restaurant. I had a light jacket on but it did not help. Actually thought about leaving but we were celebrating my husband's birthday. Place was WAY TOO COLD!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The cook used Way to much butter and soy sauce!! Our order was incorrectly taken for both separate parties at the table. We didn't get a birthday photo or sang happy Birthday to after telling them we were celebrating a birthday. Benihana's is a regular birthday celebration restaurant that we enjoy going to but the food and service have gotten worse over the years.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Calgary)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Roberto our chef was excellent! He had some suitable magic tricks that were unbelievable! Manager (Bald white guy) was hilarious singing his Disney songs. Our server was very efficient as well. Best Birthday night yet. We have been coming there every year for my birthday for the past 13 years.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Awesome! 12 year old boys loved it!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 10, 2017

It was my birthday dinner. I really enjoyed my meal and the waiter and chef was AWESOME!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Love Benihana! The food is always fantastic and the service great. Tim was our chef and he did a wonderful job!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 9, 2017

It had been over 7 years since we had been here. Told my hubby I wanted to celebrate my birthday here with all the kids since I knew it would be fun for them too. Our server was outstanding. She was more than willing to split my kiddos soup for them in the back of the house. I was blown away when she asked if I wanted my kids to get another refill on lemonade or to bring out water. We usually do 1 "sweet" drink and then water so I appreciated this extra attention.
Our cook was exceptional and totally engaged the kids.
All in all we had a great time. Note to self...join their email list or whatever as someone else at our table was celebrating a birthday and produced some sort of coupon; perhaps half off or free dinner?

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Our Chef Roberto made the whole visit enjoyable with his humor and tricks. Great dining experience and the food was excellent. We will return to this location.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Fun, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Roberto was lovely and made us all laugh. Son turned 15 and it was dinner and a show for the family. Something new each time and yummy food.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Great food!

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·Dined on October 31, 2017

My mothers 70th birthday.
Everything was over cooked. The fried rice had black on the tips. The lobster was like rubber as it sat on the grill for 20 minutes. My steak had a blackened crust as I ordered medium rare.

I’ve been to this and many other Benihana over the years. The chef was a month old past his training and needs significant more time before he get in front of a table.

Additionally I had to remind my waiter for my wife’s wine, which I had order prior to soup and wasn’t served until after the salad. Overall, for the $300 I spent, plus 20% tip, I have never had a worse experience in this restaurant.

Vince Nagy
602-690-3584

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Our server was great and very friendly we were celebrating my daughter's birthday and they were very sweet to her and all of us

Tags: Kid-friendly
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

Our chef Roberto was AMAZING!!!!!

We met some very colourful people also at our table, which really enhanced our experience
Our waitress seemed overwhelmed and forgot about our orders, but the manager was very apologetic and the entire table received a discount

This was our first time at a Benihana and the next time we visit south of the border we will be going again!!!

Tags: People Watching
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Food fresh food

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·Dined on October 23, 2017

Felt that host and who we percieved to be manager were more interested in training and seating than were to attending to our family. Overall the resturant needs to be updated and cleaned. Reached under my seat to pull it in and touched a large wad of gum made me change my mind about dining there and lead me to taking my family else where. Was also disappointed to find out we had to sit at a table with another party who we did not know. Made it uncomfortable for both parties. Hope thag they can make the changes necessary to provide a better dining expierence for future customers. Would recommend for an extremely casual dinner with little to no expectations on food and cleanliness.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 23, 2017

The worst service I've ever experienced in a restaurant. We had reservations and were seated at 6pm and received our soup at 6:42pm. Then the chef finally showed up at 7:19pm. We watched several tables fill up and then get a chef while we waited patiently and our server was clueless and unprofessional. To add insult to injury we saw a table that was seated after us, leave the restaurant just as our chef appeared at the table. The waitress ruined our fun evening out. I was really upset. The manager "comp'd" our additional dessert of tempura banana that was equivalent to 1/3 of a banana deep fried with a plate full of powdered sugar to make it up. None of the other 3 couples were up for arguing so we just paid and left. That was hardly a way to make it up to us. None of the couples at the table knew each other but all of us were pretty upset with the experience. I felt bad for the couple across from us as they were married just 2 days before and had to wait 23 minutes for a beer. I'm sure the restaurant made them feel really special.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food and presentation of the meal is always wonderful and we enjoy this restaurant a lot! On this visit they were short staffed so it took a long time to get a drink and for the food but we were not in a hurry so it was acceptable to our group. If you have a hearing aid on, it's very loud and you will want to turn them off. Otherwise, I find the noise to be fun and environment interesting :)

Tags: People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Fun
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