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/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Benihana - Scottsdale Ratings and Reviews
Place was pretty great. We made reserva ...
Place was pretty great. We made reservations ahead of time, and our table was ready right when they said it would be. Bar staff were friendly and helpful. Dinner was amazing, the cook was decent with flair but the food he made was absolutely perfect. I went big and had the Hibachi Supreme, and it was definitely worth it. Wait staff were friendly and frequently came back to check on everything or give us refills. Overall, very good experience. Thanks!
It was a fun birthday dinner. The hoste ...
It was a fun birthday dinner. The hostess sat two other birthday patrons at our table and they were very nice. The chef was very entertaining and fun to watch. The chicken fried rice was excellent and happy that our server recommended it! I had the salmon and it was alright, nothing great, but not bad either. Just be prepared to spend around 90 minutes for dinner.
was a fun evening. would be a great pl ...
was a fun evening. would be a great place for a group dinner. had 6 strangers at our table at the beginning of the evening and left with 6 friends. cook was good and had a great time working. food was very good and service was great. everytime i though about needing something the waitress was there with it
Great resturant , outstanding service , ...
Great resturant , outstanding service , overall I had a wonderful time. They made me feel at home when I first walked through the door , the cook was great & energetic .. We also sat with a couple and I must say they were very warming and great communicators ..... We'll be back soon !!!
Food and service were good. Had a proble ...
Food and service were good. Had a problem with the Hood Fan over the grill, it was blowing the smoke in my face all during the meal. I was told there was nothing that could be done. I questioned whether the fan was set on High and was told it was working.
Overall a very good experience deserving ...
Overall a very good experience deserving of four stars. Only complaint is the decor, design is a little below what you would normally see. Service was really, really good. Five stars for that, and the food was excellent. Will be back.
We went to Benihana's for my birthday. O ...
We went to Benihana's for my birthday. Our group consisted of our friends (married couple), my husband, and myself. We sat at a table with another married couple and their 6-year old child. I had a marvelous time. The chef was a wonderful showman and cook, the service was outstanding, the atmosphere was relaxing, and I was treated royally! The meal was incredible! SO GOOD! I informed the chef about my allergy to shellfish, so he prepared the shellfish last. I got an ice cream sundae for dessert, and to my surprise, the servers sang happy birthday in both English and Japanese! It was awesome!!! Then, our server took a photo of our group, printed two copies and gave one to us and one to our friends! I couldn't have had a better experience! It was my first time at Benihana's and it will certainly NOT be my last!!!
Love that some places and traditions sta ...
Love that some places and traditions stay true over the years. All time favorite restaurant when I was a kid, we celebrated my daughters 7th birthday and I'm excited to make Benihana a family tradition of our own.
Husband and I went to celebrate an anniv ...
Husband and I went to celebrate an anniversary. The service was great and the chef preparing food at the table was great. The seafood we each had (scallops and collasal shrimp) were tasty. The steak (filet mignon and new york strip) not so much. Although cooked correctly, they were both bland and the strip was chewy. There was no salt and pepper at the table nor soy sauce. I felt bad that I had to keep asking the chef to borrow his bottle of sauce. Overall for the entertainment value, it was okay. Quite a distance for us so we won't be going back anytime soon.
it was a wonderful experience. it was a ...
it was a wonderful experience. it was a wonderful experience. it was a wonderful experience.
it was a wonderful experience. it was a wonderful experience. it was a wonderful experience. it was a wonderful experience.
It was extremely warm due to a supposed ...
It was extremely warm due to a supposed A/C issue. Our reservation was at 6:30 and they could have called to explain the situation and that reservations were back up. They told about a half hour delay, they sat us at the table at the half hour mark but from there it was another 40 minutes before the chef came to the table. It was hot and uncomfortable. We didn't eat until 8:30. Not acceptable. We won't go back.
We went for a 5:30 reservation, and we d ...
We went for a 5:30 reservation, and we did not get sat until 6:30pm. I think this defeats the purpose of a reservation. I was not the only one. The entire waiting area was full of people who were waiting on their "reservation." I think they should have called people and said they were running behind. They did nothing to compensate people for the inconvenience. I know reservations aren't to the minute, but an extra hour???!! My kids love eating there though so the experience was fun.
This was an awful evening which ended with a complaint to the corporate office and some unsatisfactory follow up. We recommend saving your money and skipping Benihana. Sapporo is right down the block and we'll be going there for Teppanyaki the next time we want it. Poor food, bad service, corporate disinterest. Zero Stars.
Rude Dining Partners
We were seated at a table with just four other people. Two of them were fine. The other two were fat, loud and obnoxious and talked through dinner and cackled like mad cows. The food was good, but it was hard to ignore them and it ruined meal.
Change in menu should be expected
I've been coming here for many years, throughout the country - I've been lucky they are where I am. The other evening,however, I noticed the menu has been revised, and several small changes are employed. The children's meals usually have corn and zucchini, this time no corn :-(
The kids meals used to have both the soup and a salad, if I'm remembering right, but this time she had to pick one, leaving me naturally - to share my salad. Portions are smaller all around, I had two small shrimp in the "appetizer" and it used to be portioned larger than that. In the 8 years I've dined at this location, I always had leftovers, but not that evening. The green tea ice cream had a fishy flavor/aftertaste. Server and cook were fantastic!
I have been to Benihana's at least 30 times over the years. This past visit was spectacular!!! The food was particularly excellent and tasty. Our table chef was absolutely one of the very best ever. We had so much fun and a really great meal. The Chateaubriand could NOT have been better. The scallops were great, as was the shrimp and the chicken. All the employees really helped to make my birthday very special!!!
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