About Benihana - Scottsdale
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 in Scottsdale is close to champion golf courses and luxurious spas, as well as Westworld, home of the annual classic Arabian Horse show and the renowned Jackson-Barrett car auction. The restaurant is located in The Promenade at the corner of Scottsdale Rd. and Frank Lloyd Wright Drive. It features 20 teppanyaki tables and a comfortable sushi bar and lounge where Happy Hour is available each Monday through Thursday from 5-7 p.m. and on Friday from 4-7 p.m.
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday - Thursday: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday - Saturday: 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sunday: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Frank Lloyd Wright
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Benihana - Scottsdale Ratings and Reviews
Food was great. Michael was awesome. Ver ...
Food was great. Michael was awesome. Very entertaining. Seating was a little too close for comfort, thankfully it wasn't a full night. Remove 2 seats to increase guest comfort but other than that it was a great experience.
Our server Brittany was so gracious and ...
Our server Brittany was so gracious and accommodating! Michael, our cook was fun and entertaining. The food was very good. It's a nice way to celebrate a birthday. The staff come out to celebrate with you. It's also a nice way to share your meal with strangers at your table.. You leave as friends!
We have been going for the last several ...
We have been going for the last several years to celebrate our birthdays, we have 3 November birthdays in our family, so it is a perfect way to celebrate. We love the food and the teppanyaki style dining. However, this year we noticed that the food portions and size of the shrimp have decreased dramatically. If you think people wouldn't notice this you are wrong, it was very obvious. The funny thing is, my sister who is a birthday celebrant with us usually here in Scottsdale, could not be with us this year, so she went to the Benihana near her home in Burlingame, CA. When we talked about it, she noticed the same thing with the portions and sizes, before I said anything about our experience. While the food is delicious, it was a disapointment.
We usually go to Benihana to celebrate b ...
We usually go to Benihana to celebrate birthdays and other special occasions. The kids love it and the food is really good. The chef did a great job and took time to include the kids, which was nice. We will definitely be back!
Chef was funny but attempt at humor exce ...
Chef was funny but attempt at humor exceeded cooking skills. Appetizer shrimp were tough and chewy. Entrée food was overcooked. Shrimp and lobster were extremely chewy. Timing of food preparation was inconsistent. Rice, vegetables and entrees were delivered in strange order. Rice was cold by the time entrees were ready. Some vegetables were delivered at end of meal. Even the corn served with the Kid's meal was served as last item for the entire table!
This was my first time coming to Benihan ...
This was my first time coming to Benihana I very much enjoyed every second of it. The service all around was outstanding. The host was very welcoming and the server and chef were very tentative and talkative. They made my first time enjoyable and I would definitely recommend this place to friends and family
Our tradition of coming here yearly to c ...
Our tradition of coming here yearly to celebrate my birthday has been going on for almost ten years. We love the food. The service was much slower this time. Granted it was a Saturday night, but 20 minutes after our reservation time we were seated, and ate last another 20 minutes before we were able to order etc... I miss my birthday coupon. Food was delicious. Fun atmosphere.
We go to benihana because my daughter lo ...
We go to benihana because my daughter loves the whole chef cooking in front of you idea. This time our chef wasnt very energetic and wasnt entertaining at all. My daughter was bummed. It's the whole reason most people go here.
Benihanas is always enjoyable, always me ...
Benihanas is always enjoyable, always memorable! Wish it was closer to Surprise, AZ as Its our tradition to go for all our birthdays! We never bother with Ah So or Hayashi - the quality of food just isn't like Benihanas!
I called ahead of time to let the resta ...
I called ahead of time to let the restaurant know that two car seat slings were needed in addition to the number of guests had reserved seats for, and as soon as we got there, alerted the host of a last minute addition. We were still crammed for space. The cook, Caleb, was disorganized and did not season the vegetables whatsoever. He did not start cooking the steak until after all chicken was served, and I had to ask for the onions and mushrooms to be served as part of the appetizer and he forgot that mushrooms were also supposed to be served with the chicken. I also found the cook to be friendly in general, but when he spoke in a mock Japanese accent, it was a little culturally insensitive (he is from South Carolina). Finally, while a few employees offered to sing Happy Birthday to me, nobody offered to take pictures or told the guests about The Chef's Table. In all, I don't think I'll be going to this location again in the future and will stick with the Chandler location.
It was great to celebrate my Birthday wi ...
It was great to celebrate my Birthday with my daughter BUT I didn't get my birthday SONG or my Birthday PICTURE with my daughter!! Nor did I get a desert. WOW!! Not a very good experience when I've had better, years before at the Chandler location!
Never have I had a bad experience at ben ...
Never have I had a bad experience at benihana , but I guess there is a first for everything . Really bad service to the point that the manager gave us the meal for free but never said sorry or helped make our dinner more enjoyable . Sorry to say that benihana is a no go in my book now 😯
the service was not what it should of be ...
the service was not what it should of been. our reservations were for 7pm we had to wait to be seated, then when we were at the table had to wait another 15 min. I had the pork & yuzu very very disappointed (will not order it again). I asked the busser to have it cooked med. was cooked very done and pork was dry. my friend had seafood diablo and that was good.
We have been dining at Benihana for well ...
We have been dining at Benihana for well over forty years, it is my wife's favorite restaurant. Their Scottsdale location has a hit or miss reputation for us, but recently they have really improved. The service on this visit wasn't perfect, but close. the food was great
My friends and I had a reservation for 8 ...
My friends and I had a reservation for 8:30. It took 20 minutes to be greeted at our table. We didn't start eating until around 10. The chef that cooked at our table was terrible and kept dropping things. The waitress stopped by every 30 minutes or so. I expect much better service for the amount of money we spent!!!
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