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“Delicious, expensive”
Review of Benihana

Benihana
Ranked #109 of 2,492 Restaurants in Honolulu
Price range: $0 - $100
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Waikiki
Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

The staff was friendly and our chef was really good. He was entertaining, funny, and interacted with us. The food was amazing. The area of the table that you have to eat is small so it was a little uncomfortable when we were all eating and trying not to elbow eachother. It's also very expensive. We had fun, though, and the food is amazing so I definitely recommend it!

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Thank Miranda M
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Reviewed August 3, 2013

Chef was engaging. Food was very nice especially the garlic fried rice. Great service and ambiance. We will return.

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Thank Ristine1
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Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

The server was not very interactive with our table which was 2 separate families. He never brought out things that were supposed to be included in our meal. The chef messed up more times than I can count, dropping tools, never got the shrimp tail in his pocket, and skipped several tricks. My husband and I ended up watching the chef at the next table over and we felt cheated from the experience. Our first time and probably our last!
The food was decent but not wanting to pay $50+ per meal we went with the cheaper options and you could tell. I guess I expected more from such a classy restaurant!

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Thank alyssa h
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

YUM YUM YUM. Fantastic food. We had the banquet. We ate so much food and couldn't believe how cheap the bill was, compared to Melbourne fine dining Japanese restaurants. They also have a photographer that goes around to take photos of you, which you can then decide if you would like to purchase. Kind of makes you feel privileged when you look around and see photos of famous people (MJ himself!).

Thank Irene S
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We had a group of 18 and had teppenyaki. The service and food was great, the kids loved the experience and so did the adults. Highly recommended!

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Thank Lovinglife0114
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