About Benihana - Miami Beach
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. Take a seat at one of our 22 teppanyaki tables while overlooking the beautiful Biscayne Bay, or visit our sushi bar, where you can enjoy one of our specialty rolls and signature cocktails while taking in the beautiful view. We offer complimentary valet parking for dinner starting at 5 p.m. An 18% service charge is added to all guest checks for parties of eight or more.
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm, Sunday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary valet parking.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, View, Wine
Benihana - Miami Beach Ratings and Reviews
This Miami Beach location has been plagu ...
This Miami Beach location has been plagued by a/c and leaky roof problems for years! I can not imagine the level of mold that must be hidden in the ceilings. I sat under a leaking a/c. The prices are high; service just ok and food quality just ok. The kids like it. That's the only positive thing I can honestly say.
Absolutely terrible experience. Seafood ...
Absolutely terrible experience. Seafood was over cooked, steaks were over cooked, Kid's portions from the kids menu were larger than adult portions, took forever for meal to be prepared, and many elements of the regular "show" were missing. Probably will not go back... ever.
The service was terrible. We had a serve ...
The service was terrible. We had a serve who was not attentive to our needs an/or wants. She never brought our party of seven our salads, we never received a refill on our soft drinks and it wasn't until I requested a manager (who might I add was not a help) that our serve Courtney decided to bring us our appetizers which might I add were ICE COLD when they reached our table.
I have had poor experiences here before but NEVER like this. Our chef was awesome and the food that was prepared before us was delicious but the over experience was a mess!!!!
I haven't been to this location in years ...
I haven't been to this location in years... I normally visit the location in Miramar since it's closer to me. BUT to accommodate family and guest I went to this location and the food quality has went down (i.e. Over seasoned, too much of everything used by the chef)....
I purchased a cake (pink and black) for the occasion and gave them candles that spelled out a word. One of the guest brought a cake (red & white) as well and the waitress decided to used the candles for both cakes and didn't spell the word correctly. The candle didn't match the cake the guest brought. They should have just the candle for the cake it was attached too. I believe this was happen because they were rushing and trying to get us checked out...
And then the valet guy was upstairs and just handed people their keys instead of going to get the vehicle for you... the services has went down at Benihana's...
I heard so much about Benihana. I was ex ...
I heard so much about Benihana. I was expecting a classy experience, however I felt like I was dinning at a mom and pop restaurant. The food was less than par, the servers acted as if we were bothering them asking questions because this was our first time visiting the restaurant. The area where we dined had mold on the ceiling. Thanks for asking for my opinion.
Smiling ladies at the front hostess desk ...
Smiling ladies at the front hostess desk.
The waitresses are fast and very quick on their feet. They also apologize for the tiniest bit of wait if anything took a lil extra time.
Table chef was funny but not over the top. Funny subtle jokes and very entertaining with the knives and spatulas.
The downstairs bar is AWSOME for after dinner drinks! The 10$ cocktails that are signature to Benihana are a MUST TRY!
It was my daughter's birthday and they k ...
It was my daughter's birthday and they knew about it. The cook was bland and I t showed he wasn't in the mood for anything. My daughter was a little disappointed not to see the show like other Benihanas. But the waitress, Julia, was fast and smart. The food overall was good too.
Fantastic! Our server was on it, I wish ...
Fantastic! Our server was on it, I wish I could remember her name, she was amazing!
Mauricio our chef did a few new tricks that I hadn't seen before. Thank you to all for a fantastic evening. Oh yes almost forgot the food was also very yummy:)
This dining experience was average to ab ...
This dining experience was average to above average for a Beni Hana restaurant, with one exception. When paying our bill, we opted to pay with a credit card. Our (attentive) server was unable to allow us to pay the bill at that time as this location only has two portable credit card processing terminals. From what I understand they tend to become 'lost' or I imagine are likely in very high demand in a restaurant the serves the volume that this Beni Hana does. As a result, my wife, kids, and I had to wait ~15-20 mins to pay out bill by credit card after the meal. Our server was very apologetic and understanding of our frustration, but it is the one thing that colored an otherwise enjoyable meal.
We made an 8:30 reservation and didn't g ...
We made an 8:30 reservation and didn't get seated until 9:15. The atmosphere was not nice at all, just a bunch of tables thrown on a carpeted area. When our chef finally came over to start cooking, the roof started leaking onto the grill so we had to move. They did move us quickly and start cooking again right away. However, I've had better hibachi and was a bit disappointed since Benihana is supposed to be one of the best.
The hostess' attitudes were horrible as ...
The hostess' attitudes were horrible as soon as we walked in. While sitting in the waiting area we saw one of the hostess kicked the refrigerator door in the break room. Then we weren't able to hear our name being called so we asked if they had called us and the hostess said NO in a very rude way. So we ended up leaving before being seated.
The front receptionist was so rude that ...
The front receptionist was so rude that I wanted to leave but since my friend wanted to eat there we stayed. The whole building is falling apart. Everybody that works there is clueless. The show sucked , the guy had no enthusiasm what so ever. I could barely understand what he said. There aren't the traditional Asian people that used to work there that really would put on a show. Not to discriminate but that's part of what made it authentic. The sauces don't taste the same. If it ain't broke don't fix it. They did not bring us the green tea at all. The prices are way too high for the little amount they serve. They don't clean up the tables and bowls just pile up making it uncomfortable to eat when the area is already cramped. It's a shame that such a genius concept has gone to hell. Will never go there again.
Service level was reasonable , not outst ...
Service level was reasonable , not outstanding as in other occasions. Food was not quite as good as I remembered it. In general, this visit to Benihama did not meet the expectations I had based on previous visits.
This is the first time I got bad experie ...
This is the first time I got bad experience in this Benihana.
Too much time waiting for service. The food was not what I ordered.
I was in the first floor. Mean not group dinner.
I always have good experience here. I will keep trying because I believe this doesn't reflect management desires.
Had a $30 off coupon for my birthday. Th ...
Had a $30 off coupon for my birthday. They always have warm, hospitable chefs and servers, in a fun table setting especially if kids are present. The food is delicious and overlooking the bay. For my birthday I got an ice cream Sunday with a candle , everyone singing to me, and they now give you a picture of the occasion. A nice gesture for this restaurant experience.
Went there to dine with a group of 6. I ...
Went there to dine with a group of 6. I made a reservation for 7pm and I got there at 7:07pm. We waited for a table for about 13mns but we didn't mind because someone from the group was stuck at work. After we were seated, the waitress came over and was very nice as well as understanding. She gave us a few mins to wait for our friend. After everybody was finally present, the chef came over 3 mins later. He did his show, we ate our meal. In my opinion, the food lacked flavor and was on the salty side but my sister did not share my opinion. Overall I had a good time and would definitely return.
It was my birthday and I had a very bad ...
It was my birthday and I had a very bad experience. The chef Frantz was very late arriving to table. He was not entertaining nor was he socialable. He did little to no interacting with the other diners. Most of all I was the very last person to get my meal. I asked him not to use lemon on my shrimp pasta because I'm allergic to citrus but he used it anyway. I asked for fresh shrimp to be cooked without lemon so I guess as my punishment I got my food served last. Plus the table dining next to us was very loud and distuptive. They banned on their tables and talked/cursed very loudly that the other dinners in my party were unhappy with the evening. The entire mood of the night was not celebratory. I asked for the manager and it took another 10 mins before he arrived. They took something off the bill at my complaint, out it's safe to say i won't be visiting this particular location anymore.
Worst Birthday ever for my little sister ...
Worst Birthday ever for my little sister. Our waitress was horrible, took our orders and got them wrong of course and then tried to over charge us for rice. She insisted on getting a tip saying that we have to tip her, when asked for the manager she never showed. I will never spend my money at this location again, horrible start to our vacation.
Our chef did not care about the sesame s ...
Our chef did not care about the sesame seed allergy at our table . When he was instructed to cook another order of rice sesame seed free, he refused and left the table without finishing the meal. The General Manager CHAN was the absolute worst.
I had reservation 7pm. We got there 7.18 ...
I had reservation 7pm. We got there 7.18pm and our reservation was cancelled.
Totally embarrassed in front of my guests. Host told me that we need to wait now in general line and sent us to bar. Both hosts were laughing and blaming we were too late, not even trying to solve the situation or help customer. So we had to wait in the bar for 45 minutes.
Will not suggest open table or this place to anybody.
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