About Benihana - Minneapolis
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 in our beautiful bar and lounge. Relax before your meal with one of our specialty cocktails or sushi in our beautiful bar and lounge. Our bar is the perfect place to host your next networking event. Need to host a large event? We offer several private rooms to choose from. Perfect for private parties, corporate meetings, and large birthday celebrations. Give us a call for more details or to reserve one of the private dining rooms. Benihana Minneapolis is conveniently located off of I-394 and seven minutes from downtown Minneapolis.
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 pm - 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, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Benihana - Minneapolis Ratings and Reviews
I think it is too expensive. I don't li ...
I think it is too expensive. I don't like how your only choice is to get the 5 course meal. I don't eat that stuff so it ended up a waste of money. The habachi way is fun and entertaining and I like how the food is made fresh.
We went to benihana for my birthday on t ...
We went to benihana for my birthday on thursday. They cooked my chateaubriand medium well when I asked for medium rare, which was my first disappointment. Then the waitress kept screwing up my bill. She first charged me for something I didn't order (fried rice) then when she did the bill again she forgot my $30 birthday coupon, so the second bill was way more than the first. She ended up charging my credit card 3 times and never bothered to send the manager over to apologize and try and remedy the situation. We had to sit and wait for a half hour while she tried to fix it (when we were in a hurry). It was a terrible experience. I won't be going back.
This place just feels dirty! Need to up ...
This place just feels dirty! Need to update!
It was my daughter's 10th bday dinner & the waitress just went through the motions without genuinely wishing her a happy birthday! Will never go to this location again!
Oh & I finally feel better this afternoon. I was sick all morning after eating there.
Why make a reservation for 5:30 when we ...
Why make a reservation for 5:30 when we didn't get seated until after 6pm? We just wanted sushi, but the host thought we wanted a teppanaki table. Maybe he should have asked when we checked in? Sushi is open seating.
Our chef was fabulous. Our waitress was ...
Our chef was fabulous. Our waitress was very rude, not nice, no smiles and brought my husbands sushi after we were all done eating. This was the first of many times eating there that we had a problem!!! As a server myself that person sets the tone for the night!
I love the food. This time one of the ot ...
I love the food. This time one of the other diners had a one year old child. She kept moving all their stuff into my area. I had no room to eat. She kept ordering sushi, building up towers of plates. The child started to get cranky. I have to say Benehahais NO place for an infant or one year old. Or mayby try to keep kids with kids, or ask diners iif they mind dining with babies.
Will not return to this location. We arr ...
Will not return to this location. We arrived 25 mins early, checked in, received a pager and was told we could wait at the bar. 45 mins passed and we went back to ask about our reservations and were told that they had forgotten about us and that we didn't check in. Clearly if we are holding a pager given by them we had. Manager blew us off and tried to make an excuse, never did apologize. This is the 2nd time at this location and have decided that for the cost of this restaurant, we will not return.
I had reservations for 630 was not sat u ...
I had reservations for 630 was not sat until 7 did not even receive my first drink until 730. The restaurant was dirty and the service was slow. Five of us were attending to celebrate my birthday which was the following day however Benihana would not give me my birthday coupon since it was one day before my birthday. I'm very disappointed!
Benihana's is one of my favorite restaur ...
Benihana's is one of my favorite restaurants. This location close to Golden Valley was okay, but not fabulous like the one in Maple Grove. The staff was courteous and the food was good; however, nothing felt exceptional. We were celebrating a special birthday and while the staff did the normal singing of "Happy Birthday", it all felt VERY ordinary. The staff, the bar tender at the regular bar, our server, or our chef didn't make things really fun as we've had in Maple Grove and other locations around the country....Maybe we were there too early on a Friday for the "fun" time because the restaurant design and bar area appears like it could be a happening place to go and enjoy.
I'm a fan of this place normally, unfor ...
I'm a fan of this place normally, unfortunately they have done their best to remove all signs of class from their employees, food, ambiance and expectations of their clients. It took well over an hour after being seated to have even a glimpse of a chef. That's after we were sat by an obnoxious white trash family. We will not be returning after years and years of eating at this establishment.
Love love love this restaurant! The staf ...
Love love love this restaurant! The staff are great and try to make it a pleasant experience for everyone. There were kids at our table and the Chef did a great job entertaining not only them, but us adults too. The food is A++. So good.
Our waitress was not the best she could ...
Our waitress was not the best she could have been more attentive and polite , I wanted to order another Beni tini but she never came back to check on us until we were done eating she was a bit rude to our table from the time she came to serve us until the end. This was the 2nd time having this server and she had a bad attitude both times.
Our server this time was scarce...we had ...
Our server this time was scarce...we had to track her down with the chef one time and thru the busboy for a cup of tea. Benihana's and the Samarai used to leave the pot right on the table as the tea comes with the meal. It's getting to the point I feel that I'm having to beg for items at times...and I come there pretty frequently...however, I may now change over to MOA as that is much closer but I have always stayed faithful to Golden Valley. You do have some top notch staff...your chefs of course,Jennifer the server and there is another lady server who has been there for years (she is so good she could probably serve people blindfolded)
I am hoping some things go back to the way service was....that is when you were lucky to score a seat for lunch or dinner.
The food was great but we had reservatio ...
The food was great but we had reservations for 4pm and our cook had a delay due to the grill would not heat up.They had us sit way in the back and it was freezing.Our cook couldn't get started until 5pm.I had to ask our waitress for the tea and the ice cream before we got ready to leave,and it was suppose to be part of the meal.Overall I still enjoyed my Birthday dinner.
We had an 8 pm reservation.Once we were ...
We had an 8 pm reservation.Once we were seated at our table we waited an hour and 15 minutes for our chef.A member at the table complained to management and that guy came over and just looked at us and walked away.By the time the Chef arrived no one was interested in the show.
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