About Benihana - Plano
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 Plano is located in The North Shops at Legacy near the fountain, whose colorful dancing waters provide a dazzling background from which to enjoy your Teppanyaki meal. For those with a limited amount of time during the day, try Benihana’s Express Lunch, available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Enjoy the food you love cooked fresh and served quickly, to get you back to your busy day.
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Monday - 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, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wine
Benihana - Plano Ratings and Reviews
We were there for a dinner with our niec ...
We were there for a dinner with our niece, but a young man (in his early twenties) at our table was there for his birthday. There were others with birthdays at the restaurant and they seemed to be well taken care of. The young man himself told the wait staff that it was his birthday and all he was hoping for was one of their birthday hats to wear during his meal.
Even though their party and ourselves reminded the waitress of his request, she waited until after the check was disbursed before bothering to show up with the hat and enough of an attitude about it to feel the cooling of the mood around the table.
It seems like a small thing, and it is, but it is a memory that will last for everyone at the table and keep any of us from going back for a special occasion at this restaurant based on the experience.
We celebrated my daughter's birthday wit ...
We celebrated my daughter's birthday with some close friends. It was 3 adults and 4 children. We had an awesome experience from the reservation to the complimentary valet service at the end of our visit. The employees all have great hospitality and the food was delicious! We will be back soon!
We go here for all our birthdays and I f ...
We go here for all our birthdays and I felt the lady that was waiting our table was not very good she would forget to get you something. We had to ask about having our picture taking for my daughters birthday. She was very slow.
The food was terrific and the wait staff ...
The food was terrific and the wait staff was far better than any other Benihana in the DFW area. We went to the Plano restaurant because we weren't able to get a reservation at our usual location in Dallas. However, the service in Plano far exceeded what we received from the stoned out waiter - who couldn't remember anything (or even return to the table near the end of the meal) - that we had the last time we dined at the Dallas location. We will return to Benihana's Plano.
My experience at Binihana's was amazing! ...
My experience at Binihana's was amazing! The scenery was great, the service was very polite and amazing, and the food was soooooo good. Me and my wife went. We ordered one entree and an extra side of brown rice, me and her both was very full. I was skeptical about going due to the high prices I was hearing about, but the amount and the quality of the food, it is very worth it. The cook, he was very nice and funny aswell. He actually made the experience a lot more fun for the entire table. My overall experience I would say I have found my new favorite restaurant, but the best part of the night is that the total bill for me and my wife came out to be 12 dollars and some change.
The only confusing thing was the parking ...
The only confusing thing was the parking. I had not been in this area before and driving up to the restaurant you could only see a valet option. Ended up parking in a place that almost towed my car because it was not a public garage. The atmosphere was loud, but the seating at the table allowed you to still have conversations. The food was great, a bit pricy but I knew that a head of time so was not surprised. Overall I would come again with a group of friends its a nice way to have a fun dinner and just hang out.
We were celebrating my daughter's 29th b ...
We were celebrating my daughter's 29th birthday on a Sunday afternoon. Everything was going well until the table chef began his orchestrations - my daughter, her mother, and myself all ordered the same thing - filet mignon. Two filet mignons were brought out and served along with what appeared to be "standard" steak - we brought this to the waitress' attention late in the meal process but no attempt was made to replace the "standard" steak with filet mignon. The waitress offered to "comp" my daughter's meal which we agreed to - I didn't check my receipt until I got home and saw that I was charged for three filet mignon meals with no "comp" shown. We won't be back. If you go be prepared to pay attention to everything and do not believe any commitment made by Benihana staff.
I waited 15 minutes for my 8:30 reservat ...
I waited 15 minutes for my 8:30 reservation. Then waited at the table for over 30 minutes for a cook to arrive. I had to ask a random server to get me a glass of wine because my waiter disappeared. Was very disappointed.
Have been taking kids there for 30 years ...
Have been taking kids there for 30 years and now grandkids. Food and service generally excellent and all very familiar. Unfortunately favorite little tricks have disappeared along with actual Japanese chefs. The old shrimp in the hat trick now replaced by a trick ketchup bottle; kind of sad.
Benihana needs to improve on food qualit ...
Benihana needs to improve on food quality. The taste is horrendous...what I would equate to a $5 cheap chinese food restaurant.
- up charge for chicken fried rice is ridiculous for the few measley pieces
- everything (meat, shrimp,) all taste the same as it was smothered with Soy sauce.
- shrimp was chewy, not fresh
- steak was over done
- taste was so bland
Disappointed that we chose to celebrate there! Not what I would expect. There are other hibachi restaurants in area that out ranked benihana.
Always an entertaining experience making ...
Always an entertaining experience making it fairly enjoyable eating, but the a/c was non-existent with a room temperature making it uncomfortable. The Price of food is reasonable for the experience, and the soup is better tasting, but you do get more veggies and appetizers included at "sho-gun". Just saying
Took our son for a birthday dinner with ...
Took our son for a birthday dinner with friends. The gentleman (Juan Carlos) that cooked for us was excellent; the server not so much. I explained we were all fairly new to the experience and would she provide an overview of the menu. This did not happen and it felt like we ordered things not necessary since it was a 5 course meal. However, we didn't receive all items for our 5 course meal. Didn't say anything at the time as it was late and we still had other birthday plans scheduled back at home. My son and his friends had a great time - so that was what was most important.
It was a Belated Father's Day Celebratio ...
It was a Belated Father's Day Celebration. We always have a Great time at Benihana. The food is good and fresh, the chefs are amazing, especially "Ohno" who has a brother named "Ohmygod". Simple greatness with knife skills and food prep.
Benihana Doesn't Dissapoint
We've enjoyed Benihana's for several years. Each time we are enthralled at the chef's skill in preparing our meal and how delicious it tastes!
This occasion was to celebrate our son's high school graduation. They seated us at our assigned reservation time and took our orders promptly.
High School Graduation Dinner
Took my daughter here for her high school graduation dinner. Our party of 8 had one that was 40 minutes late. We waited of course but were seated within 5 minutes of her arrival. This was a busy Friday night too. Carlos was our Chef and was great. But the best part was the quality of the food. I had the Surf Side and added a crab cakes. It was all very impressive. Hard to decide if the calamari or the crab cake was better. But the best part was that my daughter really enjoyed it. Lots of good interaction from Carlos…..throwing food, etc. They gave her a free dessert as well We will definitely be returning.
OK but pricey for experience
We went here to celebrate my boy's sixth birthday. The chef was good but it went fairly quickly. The server wasn't specific about extra costs when he gave us choices. We just thought it was part of the entree we were purchasing (because it was noted that it was a 5 course meal). We ended paying almost twice as much due to that. In addition, I wanted to order sushi rolls off of the happy hour menu....but they told me I had to walk over to the bar, order it, and bring it back to my seat when it was done. The bar was literally behind me.... I felt embarrassed to do so and felt very discouraged to order happy hour. At least my kids had a good time but we probably will end up going back to the Dallas location since they're more experienced, courteous, and informative of what we got.
Great Place if you are with the right people
It was just the wife and I and we were fortunate to be seated with some friendly people and we all enjoyed an entertaining meal. (Not always the case).
My wife ordered the Chateaubriand And I did the. Steak and chicken combo. Both meals were tasty and properly prepared. The chef had a good sense of humor. Not cheap but reasonable for the quality and quantity.
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