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Benihana

100 Front St. W | Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
+1 416-860-5002
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“fried rice” (13 reviews)
“hibachi steak” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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100 Front St. W | Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I was here with my family and we had a great time. The food was plenty and the show was amazing. Jerry was a great entertainer and hilarious. Overall its a good dining scene and the food was excellent!

Thank Rex F
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Place has been renovated to seat more people. Lost the ambiance of a high quality restaurant. My husband was put into a corner seat where he shared space with the other corner, not much room. Food was ok. I used to love going here but...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I visited this restaurant with my boyfriend on a Friday evening. Ar first, the food seemed pricey (around 50 dollars for one) but a basic main course contained miso soup, shrimp appetizers, green tea, a small salad and the main meal. My boyfriend ordered a...More

Thank LauraVayrynen1994
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Overall very satisfactory experience I have frequented this place over the years and it is consistent and reliable to deliver a delicious mealMore

Thank Don B
Amelia S, Food & Beverage Coordinator at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Dear Don B, Thank you for providing such positive feedback in your review of Benihana Japanese Steakhouse. While I am sorry that your review was not acknowledged in a timely manner, I appreciate that you had taken the time to share your experience. It is...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

My husband and I came here for Summerlicious ($48) to try out the teppanyaki experience. We were really looking forward to it but the whole experience was quite underwhelming to say the least. Our reservation was at 6pm and we arrived prompted and was instructed...More

1  Thank Ahsyl
Amelia S, Food & Beverage Coordinator at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Dear Ahsyl, While I am sorry that your review was not acknowledged in a timely manner, I appreciate that you had taken the time to share your experience. It is concerning to learn that the amount of sauce on many of the menu items you...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We had a tepanyaki dinner and chose from the Summerliciuos menu. The beef and vegetables were ok but the shrimps ordered by my dining partner were overdone. The soup tasted like it was made from stock cube rather than miso and was hence disappointing. The...More

Thank Joan0452013
Amelia S, Food & Beverage Coordinator at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Dear Joan0452013, While I am sorry that your review was not acknowledged in a timely manner, I appreciate that you had taken the time to share your experience. It is concerning to learn that the shrimp ordered by your dining partner had been overcooked. This...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Enjoyed the food and watching it being cooked right in front of us! Lots and lots of food, so be sure to go hungry. Would go again.More

Thank 109Jane
Amelia S, Food & Beverage Coordinator at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Dear 109Jane, Thank you for providing such positive feedback in your review of Benihana Japanese Steakhouse. While I am sorry that your review was not acknowledged in a timely manner, I appreciate that you took the time to share your experience. It is always a...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great restaurant and some exceptional food. Other reviews are absolutely correct, it is expensive and don't expect to come out of this any lighter than $80 a person. However is it worth it? Absolutely! We had a chef who was incredibly entertaining and did put...More

1  Thank Louise1706
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Had an amazing day at the Royal York Hotel,started with a tour of the hotel for my family,including the roof top,they have done an amazing job at decorating and seting this place,not just for the herbs and vegies, but for someone to go up there...More

Thank 569tony
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We visited Benihana for Father's Day and were not disappointed. Their attention to details is absolutely remarkable! From the first step we made inside to the last we felt in the center of attention. All of the staff were smiling, friendly, knowledgeable, professional, true ambassadors...More

Thank Antonia S
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Nicole S
27 January 2015|
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Response from FairmontRoyalYork | Property representative |
Dear drivergal, We are pleased to offer a Chidlren’s Teppanyaki menu available to guests who are 12 years and under. Children can choose from chicken $13.00, steak $14.50 or shrimp $15.50 the price includes onion soup... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$40
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Front St. W | Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
    (York Street)
  • Public Transportation: Benihana is located directly across from Union Station. Easily accessed by TTC Subway or GO Transit.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-860-5002
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