About Benihana - Dallas
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. A visit to Benihana Dallas is like stepping into a Japanese country farmhouse among the bustle of the city. The restaurant is surrounded by a koi-filled lake. Guests cross a wooden bridge to the entrance and once inside, they are met with cordial greetings from the hosts. The restaurant consists of several smaller rooms which afford a sense of privacy; larger groups can opt for the four-table rooms located on either wing.
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Saturday - Sunday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Sunday: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
635 & Coit
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wine
Benihana - Dallas Ratings and Reviews
Worst experience ever. Made reservations ...
Worst experience ever. Made reservations for 7:30 p.m wasn't seated until 8:15 p.m. Hostess lack customer service skills (a dying art). Once we were seated, we were left alone for another 15 minutes. One of patorns pitched a fit to the manager . Who intern gave her the golden treatment the rest of the night. While the other 6 customers were over looked the entire night . To make matters worse, we over heard the server tell the "special couple " that the manager had some thing special for them. We waited but the manager didn't show up while we were there . We talked to manager on the way out (not a good convo). Thoroughly disappointed. Enjoyed my wife! Rest assure, it will never happen again nor will I recommend to anyone I know. THE END
That was the worst experience we've ever ...
That was the worst experience we've ever had in such an expensive place. They sat family of five on our table and the father was worse than kids when it came to not shutting up. Our food was cold and not the portions we paid for. It tasted yucky. Never will we even consider this lousy place again
Went to meet our son's girlfriend. Perfe ...
Went to meet our son's girlfriend. Perfect place. You can carry on a conversation, you can also be cozy and romantic. Perfect for any occasion or no occasion. Always entertaining and delicious!! Great for the whole family!
A very fun place for families and specia ...
A very fun place for families and special occasions. We were there for a birthday and everyone enjoyed the evening. The chefs are entertaining, especially for kids. Most importantly, the food is great and suitable for most dietary needs. Valet parking is available which is a nice addition.
After having many positive experiences a ...
After having many positive experiences at this location and the Plano location, my wife and I decided to come here for our first anniversary. We got dressed up, excited to have a fun evening, and drove to the Dallas location. I told the hostess that it was our first anniversary, and they said congrats and asked us to seat until our table was ready. We got seated a few minutes later at a table with a couple and their child, and another couple that I’ll refer to again in a few that came “thugged out” for lack of a better term. We got seated and handed a menu and we waited… and waited… and waited… and waited…
After twenty minutes one person finally stopped in the hall, stuck her head in and said, "Be right with you" yet she kept going past us as did multiple other employees. Not once did someone stop to ask us if someone had helped us yet, if we needed anything, or anything else you’d imagine a restaurant would do for a patron. At this point we weren’t very happy and I said if we didn’t get service within 5 minutes we’d leave as it’d been 30 minutes at that point.
Now… Remember the couple I said I’d refer back to? They were using foul language the entire time and even after the other couple asked for them to stop they did not, and within my 5 minute wait period they got a call and started working out a drug deal. It was at that point I got up and left as we’d had more than enough.
What's funny is the staff thanked us for coming and hope we enjoyed their meal as we were walking out, oblivious to the fact that I'd only told them roughly 30 minutes earlier that we were there for our anniversary and we were dressed up unlike most of the people we’d seen dining.
By the time we battled traffic to go to another restaurant and eat, the place where my wife had been looking forward to having dessert all week at closed which added another damper to the evening.
Needless to say, this wasn't the anniversary dinner my wife and I had expected especially our first one.
Large back room we were in was very humi ...
Large back room we were in was very humid and not very cool, not very comfortable in general. Service was slow getting started, but once things got going, food and service was good. Didn't hear or get the happy birthday song for the first time in several visits and there were two birthday people at our table.
Food was really good. Waitress we had wa ...
Food was really good. Waitress we had was not happy to be there. We had to ask for many items that were supposed to come with our dinners. All the other tables around us had much better service. We still had a good time.
Went back after a few years. The meat qu ...
Went back after a few years. The meat quality was lower, the options not too friendly, the portions were reduced, with the prices higher. The waiter tried his best to make up for deficiencies, but they were too many. Don't think we will go back there again, at least for quite a few years.
The service was awful. I had been here s ...
The service was awful. I had been here several times before but this was the worst service that I had ever received. I kept having to ask for things over and over again before I recieved what I needed. This was also a birthday celebration for me and I had at ask for my picture to be taken, which that was something that was automatically done after they song Happy Birthday. I was very disappointed.
We waited over wayyyyyy to long to be fe ...
We waited over wayyyyyy to long to be fed. Ended up being the last people to leave the back area of the restaurant. Service was super poor. The manager gave the couple at the table with us their meal free and only provided my table of 4 a small discount. This was my birthday dinner with my family. How embarrassing.
I feel like the restaurant is seriously ...
I feel like the restaurant is seriously understaffed. The waitresses have way too many responsibilities, so she would often forget my water, or it would take her forever to get me a to-go box. It took 2 hours for the chef to come to our table to cook the food. They offered some free appetizers because they feel bad that we were waiting too long, but it was already after we ordered all the appetizers( we were going way too hungry). So it was no need. There were 4 tables in the room. Our food was cooked after all the other table was done eating. This happened every time I went to this place for a birthday. The food is not bad, the chefs are funny and the staff is cordial. However, the overall experience was tiring and long.
Though I had a reservation, we (and ever ...
Though I had a reservation, we (and everyone in the lobby who had a reservation for the same time) were seated almost an hour late. We were in a back room--the clientele included a family in shorts and undershirts who were gigantic, loudly profane, and covered with tatoos. Another table was filled with rowdy children throwing food on the floor. Our chef was flurried and inept and the food only fair (but quite expensive). Drinks were small and not well mixed. Altogether, a very disappointing experience. We won't be back.
Benihanna's has been a favorite place fo ...
Benihanna's has been a favorite place for my daughter to pick for her birthday dinner for many years! This year she turned 13 & asked to bring some friends for this year's birthday dinner. The 3 friends she invited had not been before so it was really fun! The food was delicious & she enjoyed the staff singing Happy Birthday to her at the end!!
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