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.
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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
I went to Benihana Scottsdale with my wi ...
I went to Benihana Scottsdale with my wife and kids on a Tuesday at 6 pm. The service was EXTREMELY SLOW!!!!! We were there for almost 3 hours!!!! My kids and I were falling asleep toward he end of the meal. Food was ok, nothin exceptional
When we walked in, we waited to be greet ...
When we walked in, we waited to be greeted. Lunch time and not very busy. Once the host came, asked for our reservation. Few minutes to be seated. We sat with a couple who was there waiting. We all told the host and waiter we all felt cold air blowing on us. Please, make it warm. Never really got warm.
We ordered, meet our chef. He did a wonderful job. We all enjoyed our food. The waiter was attentive, friendly.
My neighbor and I would like come back for dinner services.
Teppanyaki is more about the chef and th ...
Teppanyaki is more about the chef and the group at he table than anything. We were welcomed and seated in short order. Our server Junko was warm, efficient, and friendly. She easily made the evening memorable. The chef was excellent, funny, talented. The food was prepared perfectly. Junko kept our glasses full and plates cleared. It was a great evening and we were very pleased.
I've dined at Benihana before but this w ...
I've dined at Benihana before but this was my first time in Scottsdale. What a misarable experience... It took 15 minutes past the reservation to be seated. 45 minutes before the waitress took our drinks order and an hour before she took the lunch order. 3 tables that were seated after ours received their chef before us. When we called the manager, he said that they went by ticket order and that was it. Only when we got up to leave they asked us to stay and said they would comp the meal. The chef was clearly upset by something (he was probably asked to stay past his shift to speed up our turn) so not particularly entertaining. Food was just ok. We won't be back.
Our visit didn't start off well. Online ...
Our visit didn't start off well. Online menu showed they had draft beers. I asked for a Kirin Draft and was told they had no draft beers. Then I asked for a Non Alcoholic Beer. The server returned and told me they had no non alcoholic beers or wines. I wanted SAKI with dinner and did now want to drink to much so I just ordered water after all of that. After the initial problem everything went surprisingly well. Service was good - food was OUTSTANDING and the cost was acceptable. I should also mention that on arrival we were greeted pleasantly (we had a reservation) and had about a 10 minute wait to be seated. I really enjoy Benihana and their menu and try and stop there whenever I am in a city that have one with an available reservation. I would definitely return to Benihana Scottsdale.
The chef at our table was good and the f ...
The chef at our table was good and the food was pretty good except for the sauces, which were awful. The decor was so dated and unappealing I nearly walked out. Like a cheap strip mall Chinese food place. The Benihana we went to is in north Scottsdale where competitors are hip and even old places have refreshed decor, so it fails the market completely. We ordered drinks off the specialty drink menu immediately when we sat down at the table and it took until the food came to get them. Of course they were the wrong specialty drinks, so we had to re-order. Over priced for what we got: two alcoholic drinks and two entrees = $100 before tip. Won't go there again and won't recommend it.
Very enjoyable from start to finish espe ...
Very enjoyable from start to finish especially sharing a table with a family over here for the holiday from the U.K.
Portions were just right, both the preparation and service was top notch and we didn't feel like we were rushed.
One of my favorite restaurants! Never be ...
One of my favorite restaurants! Never been to Benihana and not had a great meal. Food is always consistantly awesome, drink selection is vast, and food options are huge!! If i had to say a negative, it would be the alcholic beberages are a bit pricey, but it's in Scottsdale, and right in line with all the other restaurants in the area.
Granted, it was a busy night, but the se ...
Granted, it was a busy night, but the service was horrible. The manager apologized and refunded the cost of half of our meal, but the experience was still very substandard. The food was great, and the ambience as expected but there were so many screw ups with the service, it would take more space than I have here to list them. So, will probably go back and hope that this was not a new trend.
They were accommodating in my me prefere ...
They were accommodating in my me preferences, which I appreciated. We sat at the bar in order to be served quicker Hibachi tables require you to wait until the table is full before they will start taking orders and the food ends up cold once they're done with their show. If you've sen it once you've seen it a thousand times. Sitting at the bar yielded colder food than a Hibachi table, which was nit expected. I was also quite disappointed that there was no effort put into my free bday souvenir picture. We go every year and get quality pics. This year it came out horrible with no option for a retake. Memory spoiled.
After calling for a reservation and expl ...
After calling for a reservation and explaining the need for a private chef table, (2 elderly guests and 1 with mild dementia) and being assured that they would accommodate us, we were seated with another group of 4 and the hostess could not have cared any less. She simply said there was nothing that could be done and walked away never to be seen again. This was a 2:30 reservation and still least 4 other chef tables were completely empty. Food was good, but when we spend $200+ on a meal I expect better treatment and service. Called the store manger the following day, he was polite, looked into it, called back and apologized. Just too little and too late. Will take our dining dollars elsewhere.
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