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Benihana

47 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
(212) 581-0930
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Ranked #3,102 of 11,577 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
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: Between 5th and 6th Ave
Transit: F Train ( 57 street stop)
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  • Danish first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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  • Turkish first
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Employees are rude. Food took forever. Reservation was for 8:00pm table ready at 8:30pm order was over priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great food! Great animation! I realy recommand it. The prices are a bit higher than japaneese restaurant but it is worth it !

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New York City, New York
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140 reviews 140 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Not like the old thats for sure. Weird. Where on earth are these people coming from. Its cheap and not good. Do not like it anymore at all.

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Toronto
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Was there last week for dinner. teppenyakki. There were five of us and another party of four. We waited for about half an hour before a waiter arrived to take an order . He took the drinks order and disappeared for another 15 minutes. The chef arrived a half an hour later. The food was just ordinary. I had the... More

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Toronto
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93 reviews 93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Wasn't pleased with this restaurant for one reason. Our chef was very good and he new his stuff but he wasn't Japanese. It's not the same for me, but getting passed that the food was great and he did put on a good show.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

We went to Benihana's on a Sunday night for my nieces birthday and we didn't know we needed reservation. Although we decided we will wait the 2 1/2 hour wait we were told we could sit and have appetizers. We sat at a table for 15 min before anyone came by to Ask us anything. The waiter finally ask are... More

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Went to celebrate my husband's bday which was at the beginning of the month but this was the ladt day to use his bday coupon. ..which was not honored. Francisco our server was grest upbeat and really tried to accommodate us. However the manager on duty the night of the 31st had the personality of a cardboard box. ..so did... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We have been here a number of times but went back in april for my 30th birthday the food was great as always and the staff were very friendly and could not do enough to help out we had a power cut while in there which turned into a game of the waiters hiding prawns in others hats very good... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This was my first time to Benihana and having been to many other hibachi grill restaurants I expected my experience to at least equal the others. Unfortunately it did not. We went for lunch and had made a reservation. We were seated promptly upon arrival but at a table with 5 other people who had clearly been seated for quite... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Was last in BeniHana in NYC about 17 years ago when it was a great novelty for me. Came back this summer with my teenage sons and we had a blast! Food is mediocre but the buzz and fun is great for a family or group situation. You do have to be in the mood though as if you've had... More

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