About Benihana - Miami Beach
North Bay Village, FL 33141
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
I went with high expectations and was quickly disappointed! My birthday was ruined! The waitress seemed timid and not sure of what to do! They didn't have lids to the children's cups, they didn't have carry out brown bags! The chef threw the food on our plates! We had to stop another waitress to give us eating utensils! They tried to have 2 people from the staff sing happy birthday to me!! They should be glad they added the tip onto our table which had 11 people, because the tip would have been minimal!! Very disappointed in Benihana's!!!
Service was slow and parking ridiculous. No Valet either. Chef and waitress dull, even kids said it and chef continue to be uninterested. Even the heart was blah. Explanation of kids meal not clear until Bill nor did waitress seem to know ice cream was part of kids meal. This was my 3rd birthday celebrated there in a row and always the same. Benihana's experience is no longer.
Horrible service!!! First of all there was hardly room to walk by the tables. Every time a waiter walked behind me, they bumped my chair. Second of all the waiter was horrible, apparently he was aware that he was guaranteed an 18% tip so he didn't care to keep us hydrated. We waited 20 minutes for him to come back and refill our drinks. Even our chef had to call someone to get him because he was embarrassed. He also didn't attempt to be charming at all. He was very dry and seemed annoyed. Our chef was pretty dry too. If we wouldn't make him laugh he wouldn't smile. If I'm paying the ridiculous high prices of that meal, I expect to not have to make the jokes. I want to be entertained. And the last issue was our chef screwed up my order. He gave me regular chicken instead of spicy chicken. He gave another guest the spicy chicken, which he said it was too spicy but didn't want to make a thing of it. Also, instead of making my chicken again he asked another waiter to bring the spicy sauce in a to-go container for me to put it on the chicken myself. All in all, they did NOT deserve the 18% tip we HAD to give them. We were OBGLIGATED to give them that amount because we were a party of 8. Even though he gave us all separate checks. We spoke to someone who said she was the manager and told us that there was NOTHING she could do about the tip and if we wanted to we could call corporate. I will NEVER return to that Benihana's, let alone return to ANY other Benihana's. It was very unprofessional and their tip was undeserving. The servers need to WORK for their tip and not be lazy because they know it's coming either way. UNACCEPTABLE!
It was not as good as it used to be. I always go once a month. Before the customer services was better now since u get into the restaurant and ask a question to the hosts they answer with attitude. After you wait an hour to be seated having a reservation and being on time. When I did the reservation I was available the time I choose. Then I believe the eating experience have changed a lot. The food was not cook as good as they used to be before I was very disappointed
Valentines Day 2017. The food and ambiance were awesome as usual! However, the service was slightly below average to average, at best. Everything was going pretty well with the server, but at the end of our meal, she did not offer anyone at the table the 6th course, the dessert, which was included as part of the meal. We had to ask for it to get it. Also, our chef, whose name I won't disclose, was just ok; he prepared the food just fine, but he lacked energy and personality. My wife and I had a good time, but it was not one of our best experiences at this particular Benihana. Looking forward to a better experience next time.
We chose Benihana's for our Valentines Day dinner out. As always, the food was good and the server was very attentive.
For this trip, for the first time we chose the table service rather than the grill side seats. That was not a good choice. The main course, filet and lobster, had obviously been prepared for some time before being served and was not nearly as fresh and tasty as when those deliciously morsels go directly from the grill to your plate. We'll know better next time.
Sat at the bar on the far corner at the bar for about 15min we were not noticed I had to get up to let the waitress know we where there she asked if we could move to the other side we did it took awhile for our food to come soon as it did we had to get it to go because we had to be somewhere at 2pm we really wanted to sit and have lunch but unfortunately that was unable to happen.
Even after I had reservations with OpenTable, we got seated after 10 min. But that's ok. The waiter didn't take our order after 1 hour of being seated. I've been here numerous times and this by far was the worst service. My other experiences have been better but not this particular night. Food was delicious as always. I've been coming to Benihana since I was a kid and it's always been one of my favorites for special occasions. Thumbs up on the food and restaurant but thumbs down on the waiter. The chef was very good and nice.
WE were pleased
Food was well prepared at our table
Chef was very good and had a nice attitude
We enjoyed the food and chefs entertainment
Drinks were always late
The server was not well organized and did not attend the table well
It's a shame ..!!!
We will go back to Benihana ...!!!
BUT wish fir a better luck on the waiter
We order a Filet mignon, shrimps and add a lobster tail ×2 for me and my husband,the only type of steak I eat is Ribyte and Filet (medium)because how soft and juicy they are ,specially the Filet,well they bring to the table a lite pink color thin steak and the cut was just not Filet,I told the chef,then I let him finished and tried but just from looking I knew,a manager came and told me it was Filet, just to pull a piece appart with my fingers was hard, so upset of that fraud.
I took pics of the steak and that look exactly like a piece of new York or sirloin,I did not receive any credit and no apologies,so upset for that and paying for a steak I di t get.
Going to reported and got pics of that steak to the BBB.
We went to celebrate my Birthday on a Tuesday night. Not a restaurant holiday!. Even though we had a reservation we had to wait 20-30 minutes to be seated. Once we were seated there was a long wait for the waitress to come and take our orders. After the orders were taken the wait for the chef was even longer. The show and the food were AMAZING . Perhaps Worth the wait! However we made a reservation for 8pm since we were coming with our son (3 yrs old) and by the end of the meal he was obviously getting cranky because how long it had taken and how late it was. There's was a really long wait to get the check and then even longer To pay. We didn't leave the restaurant until well passed 11pm.... so much for an early night.
The food was delicious! I hadn't been to a Benihana in 30+ years and had forgotten how good the food tastes. The decor needs updating, the carpet inside the restaurant was a little worn and the ladies bathroom is very small, it's tight and awkward around the sink area. But the food just totally makes this place. :)
Worse dinner ever. I will never waste my time or money at another Benihana. Waited for an hour for the Chef to show up and the weather got over charged for dinner and on top of that the food was horrible. Totally waste of time, I will leave this in 2016 and move into the new year making sure never to waste my money or time at another Benihana
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