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276 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
954-776-0111
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Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Intracoastal Waterway
Description: Prepare for a dining experience unlike any other. Watch as your personal chef performs the ancient art of Teppanyaki. Listen as razor-sharp blades slice through tender steak and juicy chicken. Take in the aroma of sizzling shrimp, lobster and savory vegetables. And don’t forget our delicious sushi appetizers, including fresh nigiri, sashimi and specialty rolls, all made with the same flair that made Benihana a legend in Japanese cuisine.
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We made reservation using Open Table for 7:30pm. It was my son's birthday. We got there at exactly 7:25pm a few minutes to spare. The hostess told us it was going to be only a few minutes. We ended up waiting for 1 hour and 15 minutes. By the time we had the dinner one of my kids was sleeping... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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244 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Sets on the Intracoastal, just west of the Atlantic Ocean, beautiful blue ceramic tile roof. The decor with the china vases, and ceramic tile is always amazing. They have a long bar along the wall in the main entrance. They also have another room with a raw bar. This has been my fourth visit, and I have been setting on... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I have recommended this restaurant to all family and friends who come and visit.. this is by far one of the best restaurants I have been to. It's great for family, friends, and couples.The food is delicious and the chef makes your experience ten times better.. Not only do you get to watch the chefs cook your food in front... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

After visiting this restaurant on Friday December 5th 2014 my sister slipped and fell due to unsafe and slippery floors.! while waiting for the manager one of the hostesss was disrespecting my sister making it seem like it was her fault. After telling her to respect my family and a few other unpleasent words a waiter Approached me in a... More 

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BenihanaRestaurant, Brand Communication at Benihana, responded to this review

Thank you very much for providing these details regarding your visit to our Fort Lauderdale location. We take these incidents very seriously and would like to address this with the restaurant. Will you please visit our contact form and share your story?http://www.benihana.com/contact/. You're welcome to copy/paste the information you already provided here into the comment box of our form to... More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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176 reviews 176 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Friends over we went to Benihana in Fort Lauderdale.. Due to the seating arrangements we needed two tables... but this is ok. Fun to have your food cooked right there and then!!! Great show by the chef.. Enjoyed the food and company...

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Plantation, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had not been to Benihana in Lauderdale by the Sea (LBTS) in over 15 years and we were surprised and a bit apprehensive when my daughter wanted to do her birthday celebration with 3 of her 13 year old friends there. This Benihana is a fixture in LBTS, having been there for at least 40 plus years, which for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is an amusing place. Remember enjoying it more first visit. Second time around you know the drill with the tricks done by the chefs at the table. Ok food but the service is a lottery. Some really good and some don't know squat about the menu. Will wait a couple of years before next time.

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Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

In the past, Benihana has been a restaurant of choice for family celebrations. We visited this location on Monday with a 6:30 p.m. reservation, to celebrate our 47th anniversary with our son and his family. We were escorted to our seats promptly upon arrival. However, we waited 30 minutes to be greeted at our table. About 10 minutes after placing... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The kids always enjoy coming to this place they are entertained by the chef cooking at the table the little show the chef puts on etc. The food is good and the restaurant has good parking and can take a bigger family of eight to ten at one table. Very similar to other Benihanis around the country so you know... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I have been to Benihana's Happy Hour several times and it is one of the best around. The food options they have on their happy hour menu is amazing and for an equally amazingly low price. However, their service at the bar is lacking. Numerous times I have had to remind the bartender about a drink I ordered over 5... More 

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Additional Information about Benihana

Address: 276 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
Phone Number: 954-776-0111
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lauderdale by the Sea
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Japanese

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