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150 N Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-3014 (Dundee Rd)
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had set lunches consisting of shrimp, steak, and chicken. Fried rice is excellent, as well as vegetables and the tepanyaki experience. The Chef was well experienced and fun.

Thank Ramon N
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

We stopped in around 12:30pm for lunch and found the restaurant somewhat empty but they put us at a Hibachi Table even though we were just two people. The Chef was great entertaining us and cooking our shrimp and steak. Wonderful lunch, we even had a glass of wine. Service was also good and we tipped accordingly. Highly recommend you... More 

Thank Michael J
San German, Puerto Rico
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98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What used to be Tepanyaki Japanesse face, now id full of good Mexican kids, doing their best on a fast-food Tepanyaki place.

Thank Eric100x35
Wilmette, Illinois
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65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

been to this benihana several times with groups. it's always fun and they put on a good show. bring your wallet. the food is well prepared, and the guys working the grill are professional. after a couple of visits, though, the magic wears a little thin and you wonder how you spent all that money. you will be seated, unless... More 

Thank dominicandandy35805
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've visited Benihana at this location several times. However, during my recent dining experience the chef just completely skipped over the tricks. I did dine during the lunch hour, so maybe that played into forgoing the tricks. There were kids at our table, and I almost intervened on their behalf with a request for tricks. Any who, with that said,... More 

Thank Kendra L
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243 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hadn't been to a Benihana in many years, but were so glad we picked this place. We love hibachi-style food and this was good. The menu has a ton of choices and it beats me how the chef kept everything straight. The chicken, shrimp, beef and scallops all went to the correct customers. I would say that the steak... More 

Thank activenretired
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I was introduced to Benihanas by my best friend from high school, as I had never been to one before. To say that it was a life changing event is a complete understatement, as when I lived in the Chicago area, I would be at this location literally every month (and sometimes even twice a month!!) Sadly, with my move... More 

Thank EsdaPup
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Typical Japanese restaurant, I wanted to go to one of the original ones because I though there would be something special, I was wrong. Actually thought about rating lower but the food was halfway decent. Just nothing special about it, Not seasoned well. The chef seemed like he was preoccupied and in a hurry and not very interactive with the... More 

Thank Scubared1
Wheeling, Illinois
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We went as a group of 6 to celebrate a birthday at lunch. All of the food was excellent and the chef who took care of us was very friendly and entertaining.

Thank Debbie P
Northbrook, Illinois
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273 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

I really was looking forward to hibachi steak at a Japanese restaurant which is why we decided to try Benihana. What a horrible dinner. The quality of the food was so poor. The soup was a salty broth. The lettuce was primarily iceberg with a sad substitute for a ginger dressing. But the worst part of the meal was still... More 

Thank Shampeu
BrandCommunication, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this review

We apologize for this disappointing experience. If you have not done so already, please complete our contact form: http://www.benihana.com/contact/. Be sure to select Guest Relations as your category. Our team would love to follow up with you. You're welcome to copy/paste your review in the comments to save time. Your feedback helps us to make improvements. Thank you for taking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 N Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-3014
    (Dundee Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: 847-465-6021

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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?