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Benihana - New York, NY
Looking to host an event or private party? Guests looking to celebrate a special occasion can dine in our elegant private dining rooms. Our private dining rooms are always a crowd pleaser. An 18% service charge is added to all guest checks for parties of eight or more.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Staff temperature check required
I had to wait for a table for 45 minutes after my reservation.
Iloverall very good but the way they kept trying to get us to leave was very uncomfortable and soured the experience a bit.
Nirmal had us laughing all night and our server was great as well overall a very great experience.
Noisy and ghetto. The chef took food off someones plate and put it back on the grill. Never again.
Always delicious and loved our cook
Benihana experience was the usual great standard even with pandemic restrictions in place
I had such a great experience took my sister here for her birthday and it was both our first times and we absolutey loved it
Good place to eat but waiting time was a problem for me. Food was great and I enjoyed myself
It was great thank you
Server was rude, no interaction. Worst Mother’s Day experience.
Dined here for Mother’s Day. Front desk staff was not friendly and seemed unorganized. They looked lost on how to handle the ppl walking in with reservations. Manager came downstairs to assist I guess but he didn’t do much. There was no acknowledgement of the patrons waiting to be seated.
We then were told something about scanning a QR code or something but it was said so fast and low we just brushed it off. Not knowing this is what we needed to order our food. They were not giving out menus and you had to look at the menu online. But the front desk staff did not make this a point.
We rode on the elevator up which was was not inviting at all. The stainless steel had residue like someone wiped it down with a dirty cloth. The elevator could have used a good sweeping. I didn’t know what to expect when getting off the elevator.
When entering the main dining room, it was definitely a change from the cold, dry interaction from downstairs. This room was loud, colorful and bursting with energy. The waitress was friendly but also busy. She was managing 4 tables at one time. Not sure if this is the norm or the aftermath of the pandemic and not operating at full capacity.
The food on the other hand was excellent! Everything was amazing and the chef was engaging. The green tea drink was not good. The sushi came out after the dinner but it was worth the wait.
Overall, the experience wasn’t so bad because of the food. Other than that, they need to improve on their ambience, customer service and housekeeping. Especially if these things are the first experiences before we get to the food.
It was okay it wasn’t what my sister or best friend made it out to be.
We went there for our anniversary. The food was a 7/10 nothing spectacular you couldn’t get at another place. The place and setting is very nice especially for pictures
I mentioned three separate times that it was my sons birthday, they did not sing happy birthday or acknowledge my son. Waiter add the tip without even checking with me regarding the amount. First and last time here
I went to celebrate my bday. The host and waiter were great. The cook was excellent we joked he did tricks and overall we all had a good time. They sang happy bday and I got free ice cream lol.
It was such a lovely experience. the price range was great and the food and drinks was amazing . would recommend!!
The food was really delicious, but it was very hot inside the restaurant.
Loved it had funn again
It wasn’t its best
Chef Kanai was wonderful, great food he was extremely fun to interact with. It was my first time at Benihana’s and I would definitely return to this location
The chef was fun and amazing, the food was delicious
The service was exceptional and our Chef Nirmal was a pleasure!
Great food friendly restaurant. It was my first time trying benihana.
Never again disgusting food wasted my money yuck waitress should’ve been more specific on happy hour
So much fun! Thanks so much! It was a pleasure to celebrate there!
This was our second time eating at this restaurant and everything was bed. The food and service was all very disappointing. We will never return again.
The waiter wasn’t attentive, the food was average and the rooms were crowded and loud.
Why the wait upon arrival all is so long after check in.
We arrived and there was another couple seated with us. So one of my guests was unhappy because we were told on the phone each reservation gets their own table due to Covid. The hostess was prompt to respond with special reserved seating for us. A private table. We shared the room with another table but it was still an excellent suggestion.
Don't let me forget they seated us a half hour early, thankfully because we were early. And the service was completely competent. Way ahead of the game. Clearing and serving with grace. We were very lucky to enjoy an outstanding meal at Benihana's and thank you for accommodating us.
We loved the interaction that the chef had with the people at the table, the food was delicious and different!
Food was absolutely delicious, service was terrible.
Reservation was made for 8PM, hostess made us wait outside until 8:30. Once seated we didn't get drinks until 8:50. Almost an hour after our reservation time.
Food was outstanding as usual, but the service has definitely suffered since "covid". The ambiance of the restaurant has also changed drastically since covid. I wouldn't recommend bringing anyone there that is worth impressing.
Overall disappointing evening.
it's all about the show. the food is mediocre and it is very expensive for the quality .
I would recommend for young kids, and birthdays.
Went on a Thursday, it was quiet the service was quick and the food was amazing and perfectly seasoned. For the best service I recommend Monday-Thursday
Extremely friendly staff and delicious food/drinks. Can’t wait to go back next time we’re in NYC!
food was amazing, and our chef was hilarious and kept us entertained!
I came a little early for my reservation about 45 minutes and was accomodated within 5 minutes which was great. However, the service from my server was sub par at best. She was very short, we had to ask for a menu and she basically gave us no time to look at the menu while hovering over us. We felt very rushed to eat and get out. We were not asked if we wanted additional drinks after our meal or even really allowed to finish the whole meal before she came with to go packaging that we did not want/need. Service here really left a lot to be desired and we will probably not visit here again. The three stars is for the food which was good, but due to service I would not reccomend.
We enjoyed as always and keep coming back
Waited more than an hour even with reservation. Then waited some more, felt rushed since they overbook. Restaurant could be cleaner.
We were sat 1 hour after our reservation time. Two people started fighting, we were sat all the way in the back, noisy horrible music.
One of the worst experiences I've had here. Chief was not that good. Failed all tricks they usually do. My son had ask for rice and did not get it till I said something. Waitress kept pressuring.use to make sure we did not need anything when she did show up. I had asked for 1 kind of steak and got something different. Would probably never go back to this location.
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Benihana - New York, NY is rated 4.1 stars by 4340 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.