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Benihana

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50 Tri County Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45246 (Springfield Pike)
(513) 772-4800
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Today
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 7
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 5
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Yum Yum Sauce and Garlic

I was skepitcal about going back to Benihana's again. When I first went to this restuarant, I thought it was high priced and overrated. I didn't see the humor of the chef and his antics in preparing our meal. I felt that I could get the same thing from a Chinese take-out. On my last trip, I went... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Michael R
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Cincinnati, United States
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
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English first
Xenia, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This Benihana's location did a good job at being the worst of everything. With reservations there was a 1hour and 20min wait. After a hour I asked the matradee how much longer and was told they only had 2 servers so it could be 10-30 more mins. The smell inside was a mixture between a smoking facility and mold carpet.... More 

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BrandCommunication, Brand Communication at Benihana, responded to this review

Jenea, We apologize for the inconvenience. Your frustration regarding the quality of service is understandable. Your feedback will help us to make improvements. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Horrible!!! We have been to Benihana from Hawaii, Florida & around the country. Also been going to Cincy location over 20 years. This location has been falling from grace for several years, but yesterday's visit was COMPLETELY HORRIBLE. Attn: Corporate, this location seriously needs a restaurant rescue & management makeover before it goes under! Hiroaki Aoki would turn over if... More 

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BrandCommunication, Brand Communication at Benihana, responded to this review

We're very sorry for the poor experience on your visit with us. This is certainly not a standard. We appreciate the details you've provided. Your feedback is valuable as it helps us to make improvements. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We sincerely hope you might consider visiting any of our locations again in the future. More 

Cincinnati, United States
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I was skepitcal about going back to Benihana's again. When I first went to this restuarant, I thought it was high priced and overrated. I didn't see the humor of the chef and his antics in preparing our meal. I felt that I could get the same thing from a Chinese take-out. On my last trip, I went reluctantly. During... More 

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Hamilton, Ohio
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I have been coming to benihanas for probably 10 years for my birthday. I have always enjoyed the service and the food. This visit was not what I was used to. All of the tables had food fragments covering them. We sat for nearly 45 minutes before a chef came to cook our food. I was totally grossed out over... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The star of this review is solely due to the delicious food, and our amazing chef, Charlie. He made us laugh, was entertaining, and put on a great show. All of the other service? Pitiful. My friend had made a reservation for her birthday, and upon arrival, we learned that the tables were not together, which is not what she... More 

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mt.orab
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great staff, entertaining, fun & enjoyable all while you eat an amazing fresh meal. 👌 highly recommend!! Staff even ask to take a photo of your group together.

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Fort Thomas, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Our family goes to Benihanas every year for our birthdays. It is always a good time but this year, they have a new cook ... OBED. He is awesome. So good that we will be back very soon.

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Savannah, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We have gone to this restaurant on several different occassions and have had a wonderful time, great food & great service. However, New Years Eve was different. The food was way over cooked. My scallops were so well done that they were chewy. The steak was not medium rare but well. It seemed that they were so busy trying to... More 

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Cincinnati
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Have never had a bad experience here, always respect my reservations. The happy hour is awesome. Only bad point is that you have to buy your drinks in the bar to get the happy hour price so it is a inconvenience to get up while you are at your table to get a drink. But always seem to have a... More 

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Independence, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We have been visiting BeniHana for over 20 years (1st the Samurai Downtown, then Beni Hana downtown, then Beni Hana TriCounty), so we know what is supposed to happen. Dinner is an entertainment feature as the chef cooks your food right in front of you. The food is delicious - especially the fried rice and shrimp sauce! This past week... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Tri County Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45246
    (Springfield Pike)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: (513) 772-4800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?