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Benihana

11840 Fountains Way, Maple Grove, MN 55369-7203
763-315-0090
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Ranked #8 of 92 restaurants in Maple Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Hemlock and Elm Creek
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Shreveport, LA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I've been here 3-4 times during my travels to Minnesota. Place is always packed even during weekdays and the wait is normally over one hour without a reservation. It's a very popular birthday place as they give a $30 off coupon for your birthday. They must have sung happy birthday to someone every 10 minutes while we were there. Sushi... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

took out of town guests here and paid thru the nose. we must have had a new chef for we did not get entertained nor did he know what he was doing . was not exciting and we were practically the only ones there for the dinner hour

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Maple Grove, MN
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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I love the food here and the shrimp sauce - wow!! I really like that I can get food to go also however that is also my one complaint. There are times I call to get just some fried rice to go and I am told it will be 1- 1 1/2 hours to get it. Really?? Fried rice? so... More

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Lakewood Ranch
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Went to Benihana with a party of 9 and was sat in the back corner where all the dirty trays come back, kind of gross. Then took forever for the cook to come over. Food was overpriced and not very well prepared as other private chain Japanese steakhouse's. My son got a sushi mean and he was not pleased with... More

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We were recently treated to a real meal preparation extravaganza at Maple Grove's Benehana's Restaurant. There were 6 in our party and we were almost hypnotized by the constant knife and spatula work of our food chef. From shrimp to steak to calamari... everything turned out great. Highly recommended for a special night out.

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Called to check their hours and was advised to make a reservation - for a 3:30 late lunch. Upon arrival there were 2 other patrons also waiting for food. Service was prompt, food prepared with skill. Large portions were served. The general taste was bland and the yumyum sauce was mayonnaise like. Overpriced for a tasteless experience.

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loretto, minnesota
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

the place to go for great food, also there very entertaining & skillful chefs, there entire staff was great, i had the steak & it was done just rite, everyone else had the lemon chicken and were very happy with there meal. the place was packed full the night we were there. the one thing we noticed was due to... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My daughter always wants to go here for special occasions with the family. The chefs put on a great show. The fried rice is outstanding.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Service was Great here. We never felt rushed to finish our food and were not rushed out the door when we sat with our coffee after the meal ended.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Benihana is a great restaurant overall. Great food, good service, nice atmosphere. Fun place to come on a date or with a large group. Make sure you set aside 1 1/2-2 hours because it does take awhile for everything. Not exactly a quick in-and-out place. Reservations also recommended!

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