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47 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
(212) 581-0930
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Ranked #3,328 of 11,875 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between 5th and 6th Ave
Transit: F Train ( 57 street stop)
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  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Miami, Florida
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We walk most of the Day in NY to visit many places... And we decide since one day before to Reserve a Table at the Benihana because my kids love to see the Chef cook in front of them... We arrive at the Restaurant around 30min before our reservation and the understand 100% that mi kids was starving and they... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

A must go in NYC! I really really loved it! I've been here with my husband and two couples and we just loved the place and the food. Staff are excellent!

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Pre booked from the UK as we were a party of 8 travelling out for Xmas. We had a private room allocated at no extra charge and had a great evening. The attending female staff were very attentive and then the star of the show arrived the chef Roy(Oh Yeah) his catchphrase. Cooked a truly wonderful meal of mixed dishes... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

An expensive menu, however the food was just okay - not to the value of the cost. The apple punch cocktail was nice - but little alcohol even though it indicated it was likely to have a few shots - odd. The sushi rolls were the best things about the food - made fresh by a good chef. The temperature... More 

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went there for my husband's birthday! Very nice food, good attentive service! The Chef at our table was very professional and also very funny! I will be back for sure!

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New York, NY
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I wasn't expecting a 5 star dining experience but the visit definitely surprised me. The food was better than I remembered (though they LOVE salt!!!) but the definite CONS - the service!!! and the show!!! We decided to take our 5-year old there for Christmas Day (pre Rock Center tree visit) and were very underwhelmed by the 'show'. I was... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This was out second time going to Benihana for our traditional Xmas celebration in NYC. This time was quite different. The second I took my jacket off and sat the waiter came and said what do you want? I said I'll just take a water (extremely warm I there last night) so crowded. So then he said I'm taking your... More 

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BenihanaRestaurant, Brand Communication at Benihana, responded to this review

Carmella, we apologize for the inconvenience and the poor experience you had with service while visiting with us. We appreciate your feedback. Your review will be shared with management. Thank you for taking the time to share with us on TripAdvisor. More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The restaurant is a little tired and like a fellow reviewer recently we found the chef a bit less enthusiastic than at other benihanas and they certainly made hard work of getting our order straight - but the food is good [ the fillet steak hibachi actually very good ] and its good value especially given its location - we... More 

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Had dinner at this location Monday night (22 Dec) and was less than impressed. We expected a great dining experience and an energetic Chef...our service was slow, the space was cramped, our Chef was not engaged at all, and our food lacked flavor and the portions were very small. We were expecting an awesome experience that we once had at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Went for late lunch on last Sunday before Christmas. The place was usually busy but they managed to squeeze us in. The restaurant is a bit tired and has that "Benihana feeling" it was last maintained a while ago. Usual food for the chain, with a chef who was quite tired and did 60 percent of the tricks, mixed the... More 

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Additional Information about Benihana

Address: 47 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: (212) 581-0930
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Japanese

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