Benihana - Chicago
Wonderful experience!! The chef was awesome! We will return soon.
Great service, good food. Loved the picture with birthdays and that they sing to you. I also really enjoyed the ice cream with a candle for a birthday celebration
Took the family for my middle son's Graduation! I was an enjoyable day and Bennihanna helped with making it more of a special day! Thank you!
Not the Downtown location. Our cook was slow and the waiter had an attitude. It wasn’t a good experience.
Benihana is always a solid experience. The food was very good as usual.
Service was horrible the cook had no personally actually was wired as heck. Had an empty drink all night couldn’t get a refill an the place was super loud pass on this restaurant one more thing had recervations for 8 didn’t get seated til 830 because they were backed up
Great food, excellent customer service, wonderful location and great atmosphere!
Portion of the food is small; not worth the price. They only give you white rice for the entree; there's an upcharge for fried chicken rice (my friend barely had chicken in hers). The shrimp appetizer is a joke as they cut your shrimp in tiny pieces like you're a kid. TBH, Hamadas in Tinley Park is the best hibachi grill!
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Via OpenTable makkelijk en goed gereserveerd.
Als terugkerende gasten al bekend met het show-aspect van de kok aan de plaat. Blijft een leuke intro zeker voor de gast die we meenamen en die het gekletter nog niet kende. Eten was heerlijk as always al was de aangekondigde uiensoep meer een kippensoep met een enkele uienring.
De gastvrouw was wat opdringerig in het vragen of de salade wel of niet opgegeten werd maar overall wel vriendelijk en behulpzaam.
Was weer goed weerzien voor ons bij BeniHana.
The food is always so good at Benihana. My family and I are always there,We love it.
I had never been to a Benihana's before, and I can say that it is well worth the value. Dinner was delicious and the performance of the chef was fantastic. The restaurant was admittedly crowded but the noise level was tolerable and I could always hear the conversation. 5/5
Very unique place and food is very good. If you're looking for a new experience, try it!
Thanks for this delightful experience...food was delicious and drinks were favorable.. Recommended for all
Its pricey but well worth it, very delicious food
Entertaining fun dining experience. Noisy and smoky but that’s all part of it! Staff friendly and helpful.
Although the food was great, the service was super slow. We sat for at least 30 min before our server came back to check on us and refresh our drinks.
Everything else is 5 stars though so pick your battles.
Lutheran service was awesome always a great place to go eat dinner
I took my son here for his 10th birthday and it was awesome! Our waiter Doh was very attentive and gave good recommendations and chef Roman was very personable, funny and had some cool tricks. They even cane and sung happy birthday to my son. He really enjoyed himself and we will be going back!
Took family out for dinner while traveling for work.
The waitress was rude and questioned my intelligence! She tried to STEAL my money and did ask if that was her TIP YET DECIDED TO KEEP IT AND I WASNT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE TIP!!!! I am highly annoyed with this establishment! The hostesses are extremely nice which somewhat makes up for the lack of service. Will be calling corporate still because I’ve had too many issues at this location.
Three of us arrived at a backdoor entrance. No one acknowledged us for 7 minutes. There needs to be lettering on the door that says continue to front desk to the right. We watched several other patrons do the same.
Our Chef was young and inexperienced and had a bad hand but he did the best he could. Server was excellent
The service needs to be alil better waited on drinks for a long time and then waiting on them to come around to see if we needed water refills and new drinks
Love this place, me and my wife shared our anniversary there and it was fantastic. Food, service, everything
Reservation was handled perfectly....Staff was really on their game as wee were seated promptly at scheduled time....reports of staff not cooking properly or being inexperienced did not seem to be the case at our table or surrounding tables...If you like Benihana from the past you will not be disappointed....
In many ways it is more accessible and family friendly in this newest incarnation of the fabled restaurant
than i remember from the old Chicago location.
Do not be swayed by the negative reviews from a busy Mother Day 2019....that would appear to have been a fluke more than what is really happening at the restaurant on most days from our early Saturday evening meal on a day when N, Michigan Avenue was packed with tourists, visitors and locals.
A little dirty but delicious. Roman was a fantastic chef.
Very underwhelming. Our table chef was an a mature and didn’t know what he was doing. Dropped nearly everything during the performance and couldn’t even get the fire started so gave up. I will not come back!
We have been enjoying Benihana for years it's a great dining experience and the food is excellent. Everyone from the hostess to the servers and chef are always very attentive. Not to mention the ambiance great food , great service always our choice for Japanese or just to celebrate a special occasion.
This by far was my least great experience an Benihanas. The food was not good at all...i honestly don't think it was fresh..I ordered 2 lobster tails and fried chicken rice. The lobster was cooked poorly, the cook put to much lemon on my food ... I must say, this was my least great experience at this restaurant. I guess i'll be taking the Journey out to the west suburbs ...
As always, just a great place to enjoy your food being cooked in front of you. Food was delicious !!!
Is a good experience, the food is not awesome but is pretty good.
There is a lot of noise and sometimes you cant speak or hear the chef or the service personal.
The chef was great and very friendly. The food was delicious; however, larger portions would be better. The waitress was not that pleasant.
Don’t know why i keep doing this to myself
First, they were running an hour and 15 minutes but was told it would be 20 minutes, it was Mother’s day and i understand running behind but don’t tell me 20 minutes when you clearly know it’s a lot longer then that. Took our order for our drinks after the “chef” came out and started cooking, dude just cooked the food in front of us, the table in front of use the chef came out 20 minutes before and what still there 20 minutes after. Was brought ice cream before the chef was finished cleaning up and we had barely started eating, not 2 minutes after we were brought our check. WTF, one of the worst experiences in ever, go to the one in Lombard it’s much better, will never go back
Went there for Mothers Day to the downtown Chicago location. Expected it to be crowded so I wasn't surprised/bothered by the noise level. It took forever for the chef to cook our food. The food was tasty but the portions were not even close to being worth the price of the meal. If in Illinois, there is a Japanese steakhouse called "Wu's"... the food is better, the portions are more, the price of the meal is about half as much as Benihana and you won't have to pay an exorbitant amount of money on parking. Hope this review helps potential customers of Benihana, downtown-Chicago location.
Great food! Great service! It was an excellent, memorable experience.
Seemed like the chefs were still training. There were items overcooked and items forgotten completely.
It was so amazing, and our chef spoke to us in Spanish to accommodate my grandma who is visiting from Ecuador. I am so appreciative that he did that to give all of us a memorable experience.