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Benihana Restaurant

#363 of 5,583 Restaurants in Dubai
#378 of 5,857 Places to Eat in Dubai
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Al Bustan Rotana Dubai Hotel | Casablanca Road, Al Garhoud | Airport Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 282 0000
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6:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: At Benihana, Al Bustan Rotana Dubai, enjoy authentic Japanese steak...
At Benihana, Al Bustan Rotana Dubai, enjoy authentic Japanese steak, seafood and sushi as well as indulge in exciting theme nights and be impressed with live teppanyaki shows. This spacious American-Japanese restaurant is located near the lobby and serves inspirational creations like sushi, sashimi and Makimono rolls. Do not miss the fast Teppanyaki show, where chefs flip shrimps’ tails into their hats and cut sizzling food faster than the eye can see. Guaranteed entertainment for the whole family!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Enjoyable dinners with large portions

I've been to Benihana many times here in the states, but it was a different experience in Dubai. The service, as at most restaurants in Dubai, was excellent. The prices were a bit higher, but again, everything is there. We found the portions to be larger. We had several dinners there and each... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
parislover82
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Texas
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Swieqi, Malta
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150 reviews 150 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This place has been our top choice place ..a must go eat.. Amazing food, great atmosphere. We had been to the other branch - Dubai Marina but I must say - that the Al Bustan branch is still the best. Definitely, the place to go for Tepanyaki. Entertainment value of the chef cooking antics. The place has a culture and... More 

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53 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I am not the only one who praises this restaurant and especially on sushi nights. The ambiance is always nice and the food is just amazing. The variety offered is unlimited and in addition to the tasty sushi and sashimi i love their shrimps tempura. A real delight.

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Sven_Fritzsche, Manager at Benihana Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Diner, many thanks for reviewing our great Sushi Night. The team and I are very happy to hear that you enjoy and enjoyed our great offers on this special evening. We are looking forward welcoming you soon again to the Benihana at the Al Bustan Rotana Dubai in the near future. Kindest regards Sven Fritzsche Executive Assistant Manager More 

Doha Qatar
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We enjoyed the atmosphere of the restaurant with the cooking at the table and the other guest inter mingling as the cook did an excellent job preparing everyone's meal. We enjoyed this very much. You will not go wrong if you decide to eat here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service and food !!!!!!! Always go for the sushi night on tuesday and thrusday!! They have e

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

If you wish to have a eppanyaki table, you should make reservation on advanced. Benihana Dubai, has ONLY 2 teppanyaki grills. The service was very good!

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Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I've been to Benihana many times here in the states, but it was a different experience in Dubai. The service, as at most restaurants in Dubai, was excellent. The prices were a bit higher, but again, everything is there. We found the portions to be larger. We had several dinners there and each time thought it was much more food... More 

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Libin, Belgique
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

On tuesdays and thursdays, there is a 'Sushi night' which is a fantastic deal. Am I getting used to it ? I had it many times but the last was slightly less enthusiastic than before

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Phoenix, Arizona
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140 reviews 140 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It was a beautiful night in dubai and my husband and I were looking for somewhere close to our hotel to sit outside. we saw the sign for benihana and decided to just grab some sushi. Wrong!! Once seated, we were shown an all-you-can-eat menu and after pricing out food and drink, it made sense to go that route. Our... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I took my college to the restaurant for supper. It's a good experience for someone that has never been before. You get plenty of food, cooked by your table chef. It's a quirky experience that everyone should make.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The food was very good. Great fun having the chef cool the food in front of us. Nice being on a big table, ensures you interact with others enjoying their food aswell which makes it nice and social. Staff were all fantastic. Value for money was brilliant. Highly recommended. Will definitely return :)

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Sven_Fritzsche, Manager at Benihana Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, many thanks for your time to review the Benihana at the Al Bustan Rotana Dubai. It is a pleasure to learn that you have enjoyed your time with us during your dinner. On behalf of the team I am looking forward welcoming you again as our guest at Benihana or one of our other outlets. Kindest regards Sven... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Al Bustan Rotana Dubai Hotel | Casablanca Road, Al Garhoud | Airport Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 282 0000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 50
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi

Description

At Benihana, Al Bustan Rotana Dubai, enjoy authentic Japanese steak, seafood and sushi as well as indulge in exciting theme nights and be impressed with live teppanyaki shows. This spacious American-Japanese restaurant is located near the lobby and serves inspirational creations like sushi, sashimi and Makimono rolls. Do not miss the fast Teppanyaki show, where chefs flip shrimps’ tails into their hats and cut sizzling food faster than the eye can see. Guaranteed entertainment for the whole family!
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am

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