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Benihana

840 Morris Tpke, Short Hills, NJ 07078-2696
+1 973-467-9550
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“sushi” (9 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
“the managers” (2 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
11:30 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
840 Morris Tpke, Short Hills, NJ 07078-2696
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11 - 20 of 75 reviews

Reviewed January 23, 2017

Bottom Line: Don't waste your money. Not any better than every other hibachi restaurant...food court teriyaki is much better at a fraction of the price. Details: We have been to many hibachi restaurants over the years but never to Benihana. A friend has mentioned that...More

Thank 8pixel
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2017

On behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to sincerely apologize for your negative visit with us. If you have not done so already, please complete our ‘Contact Us Form’ located on our website, and be sure to select ‘Guest Relations’ as...More

Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Always a great time been coming here for years service is always consistent and the chefs r always intriguing with the show and jokes I have 3 boys and they love it and always keeps them occupied with the chef in front of you the...More

Thank NJBilly
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a very putting off smell of eggs, but other than that it is great for teppanyaki. If they could something about the smell, I could go back again.

1  Thank Shubham_Nath
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Always a fun and good experience. I find that some chefs do cook better than others but have positive things to say from our most recent visit. The chef cooked the meats perfectly and all of the staff was very attentive despite how busy the...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We sat at the bar on a Friday night for drinks and sushi. The sushi was of good quality (though the rice was bland). The service, however, was very slow and inattentive.

Thank daffido
Reviewed September 5, 2016

The experience is classic and repeatable Chef Vincent was in rare form flipping food bits into his hat, great knife work on and off the grill, onion rail train and great cooking for a very diverse crowd The waiter with him was horrendous Indifferent to...More

Thank Howard A H
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We keep going back here due to many good memories and experiences here in the past: family birthdays, children's birthdays and homecomings, small office celebrations... But in past few years quality of food and service has been inconsistent and incredibly disappointing. To be fair, dinner...More

1  Thank Jen L
Reviewed June 27, 2016

If you love entertainment and great food, then Benihana is the place to go! Their chefs are highly trained and know how to entertain your table! They are also very understanding with allergies and concerns. If your group has a shellfish allergy, they will cook...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed June 2, 2016

The service and the characteristic of the place is nice and it is a good place for lunch or dinner. It is a great place for holiday occasions and all. I went here for my birthday a couple years ago and they did a great...More

1  Thank Jacob L
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Celebrated my birthday here and had a good meal albeit with a bit of a delay. After attending hibachi in Disney not too long ago my expectations were too high. The food and the meal were good but the whole package just wasn't there. We...More

Thank neo122
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 840 Morris Tpke, Short Hills, NJ 07078-2696
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Short Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 973-467-9550
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