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About Benihana - Memphis
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 Memphis is located in East Memphis off of Poplar Ave. and I-240, across from the Hilton Hotel.Take a seat at one of our 22 teppanyaki tables, prepare for a show like no other and watch as your personal chef shows off their skills. Happy Hour is offered from 5-7 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 4-7 p.m. on Fridays. Enjoy signature cocktails, specialty sushi rolls and an assortment of appetizers starting at just $3.00. An 18% service charge is added to all guest checks for parties of eight or more.
Memphis, TN 38120
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday - Thursday: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday - Saturday: 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sunday: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wine
Benihana - Memphis Ratings and Reviews
My party was 25 mins late. That being sed they found us a table under 20 minutes. I enjoy the vibe, the chief, & the food! Omg!!! It was delicious. I was celebrating my 26th birthday & enjoy every min of it! I will recommend you do bring some real money if you love your steak & lobster tail like my self!
Very rude hostess ! This was our 3rd visit & similar issue every time, had a reservation but still had to wait 15 minutes past reservation time. Why make a reservation then ? The hostess says we are short two servers & a cook so you have to wait. Then we get seated & had to wait another 20-25 minutes. Seriously !!!
Management was horrible. There where a couple of ppl at the table that wanted their rice without veggies when the chef requested more garlic butter the manager came overight and openly reprimanded him and questioned how could he possible need more. One of the ladies seated with us order 6 orders of rice and her friend ordered 4 of course the guy didn't have enough to complete all the orders of rice.
Service was very slow, could not get tea refilled. Food very over cooked, shrimp and lobster like rubber. Ordered steak medium rare and it was very well done. The poor cook said it was his first day on job and he was very nervous. This is the second time this has happened at this restaurant.
I took my family to this restaurant because I used to love it here. The service was terrible we were seated for an hour before our order was taken. And once our order was taken we waited an additional 30 minutes before we got up and left due to the neglect of the staff. I spoke with the manager on duty and he apologized bit offered no solution. I will not eat there again and I don't appreciate the way we were treated.
Terrible experience! Waited over a hour to be seated! Once we were seated waited a additional 15 minutes before the server greeted us. We received our drinks and appetizers at a descent time, however we waited over a hour for our entrees. Only to get cold food! Horrible experience!
Your fried rice makes the meal. If it is prepared right the whole meal is good. But if it is bland with no flavor it sets the tone for the whole meal. Please make sure they prepare it right.Make the chefs TASTE what they make. Then they will know what to add
My son and I eat Benihana at least 3 times a month. Although it is very pricey, it is our favorite place to eat. I have been eating Benihana every since it reopened. However, even though the restaurant has taken a turn for the worst I still accommodate that change. The thing that makes Benihana better than any other restaurant of its kind is the garlic butter. Apparently, some brainiac thought let's cut the garlic but increase the price for it. That's crazy. Smart business decision however, now since the food is not cooked in the usual amount of garlic guess what Benihana now taste just like everybody else. I am a faithful customer but the crowd that used to be there to me, just isn't there anymore. The number of cooks are at a low number. It's crazy, but we (my son and I) will continue to enjoy our favorite restaurant I just hope the bosses find a a medium.
The quality of food has declined. Our server was good but chef was terrible. I ordered filet with shrimp and the chef gave my shrimp to the guy next to me who did not even order shrimp but was glad to get it! I ended up with the appetizer shrimp! It was very disappointing and will probably not come back anymore.
We decided to try them out again after previous mediocre experiences. The chef was super skilled, really nice and funny.
I just got done from dinner just got home and I am starving. The kitchen people messed up on the actual meat and seafood order as there was not enough we got jipped on the shrimp big time and all the vegetables we got jipped on as well. We never got our dessert we were supposed to get a lot of things seem to be missing. I should not be this hungry after dinner. Also we found one very very small piece of chicken in our chicken fried rice that came out to us 4 hour to go order which came before our Chef even showed up to prepare our meals so my to-go order was sitting for approximately two and a half hours. Maybe it's a good thing that chicken fried rice didn't have that much chicken in it. This restaurant is trying to appeal to the high-end dining crowd but with this kind of stuff I don't understand why they're doing this they're trying to be really cheap with the shrimp or whatever I got a tiny little ration of shrimp and that was it. And the shrimp was delicious I wish I could have had some more of it because it was really really a small portion.
I have been going to this location for 22 years. It is my favorite restaurant! Unfortunately, food and experience levels continue to decline. The seafood no longer tastes fresh. They now charge extra for garlic butter, the main ingredient in most of their foods. So if you don't ask and pay for it, they leave it out and food tastes terrible. Your whole experience depends on your chef. Most chefs now are inexperienced and don't know how to cook much less do any tricks. I am sad to say the overall quality and experience is not at the best level. Benihana, please fix this!! I am a loyal customer of 22 years and want to keep coming back!
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