We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2 Riverfront Pl, North Little Rock, AR 72114-5653
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

123 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 121: English reviews
Little Rock, Arkansas
Level Contributor
30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I get it. It's an established business and everyone has a favorite. At the request of some colleagues, I joined them with my spouse for dinner at Benihana. The only good thing I can say is that I did enjoy the salad and the chef was personable and fun to watch. The not-so-good things are that the friend rice was... More 

Thank calraj
Becki L, General Manager at Benihana, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear of the billing problem ou had during this visit. We would be happy to refund you any overcharge you incurred. I apologize that our manager did not take care of that for you. Just contact my assistant, Raylee Byrum at 501-907-4826 and she will be happy to help you. Becki Lewis General Manager Wyndham... More 

Level Contributor
45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here to celebrate my wife's birthday and had a great time! The chef was very entertaining and the food was great. The manager brought us a sushi sampler plate and it was great. I had the habachi tenderloin with scallops and it was amazing! Everyone else said their food was fantastic as well. Parking can get tight but... More 

Thank JON J
Level Contributor
157 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here several times over the past 15 years and was always 5* service. This time it was just a bit off. Chef did a fine job of meal prep. There was just no entertainment as in the past. It was still a very good meal. Just hope next time the entertainment is back.

Thank tomhogfan
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

It is somewhat of a family custom for my family to go to Benihana for my middle child's birthday. She loves the place! However, it did not live up to our expectations this night. While we normally have great food and an entertaining chef, this was not the case tonight. Instead of the usual oriental chefs we get, we got... More 

Thank Chris R
Level Contributor
19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Went here numerous occasions and the food always great and I love the atmosphere real top restaurant

Thank paulsloan123
Toledo, Ohio
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

The atmosphere was pleasant, the food was great and the service was perfect! It was a birthday celebration at our table and we had fun celebrating with them.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We had a reservation for 7:30 on a Saturday night. We were seated right away, but an hour later we still didn't have a chef in front of us to cook our food. I asked for the manager, who came over and with no apology, let us know that our chef would be by shortly. The chef was great once... More 

Thank Amanda L
North Little Rock, Arkansas
Level Contributor
38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

I always enjoy myself when eating at this Benihana's. The food & atmosphere are always awesome. I encourage anyone who is in the area to go by & give it a try, you won't be disappointed. I will be honest, it can be a little costly.

Thank 01-Jones
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

Great waiters and great waitresses. The food is awesome and is cooked in front of you. The atmosphere is so solid it is hard to not laugh.

Thank Zachary Drue M
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
526 reviews
400 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came here to celebrate my birthday and to enjoy some good food. Be sure you make a reservation to avoid waiting for a spot at the hibachi grill. Halfway through the meal, the guy next to me accidently dropped his beer all over me and my plate of food. He offered to pick up our check... More 

Thank Logan C

Travelers who viewed Benihana also viewed

North Little Rock, AR

Been to Benihana? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Riverfront Pl, North Little Rock, AR 72114-5653
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  North Little Rock
  • Phone Number: 501-374-8081

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Benihana staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?