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7935 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3619 (Woodmont Ave)
+1 301-652-5391
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Good Japanese hibachi food with good chefs to serve you up close and personal. I usually get the seafood combination hibachi delight and my husband's selection always involve steak.

Thank Jpully2014
Coral Gables, Florida
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405 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Had a family dinner with six of us plus two unrelated parties. The chef did the usual show cooking and the food was great. We typically eat lunch (lunch boats) at our local Benihana at least once a month and eat dinners there about twice a year. This Benihana's service and food quality was consistent with our local Benihana. Some... More 

Thank David B
washington, D.C.
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120 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I've been to Benihana several times in the past, but I haven't been there for a couple of years. On a recent weeknight, we had a 7:30 reservation but were not seated until about 8:15. No food or even water arrived until about 8:45. They clearly were very overbooked and understaffed. The food was fine, but the service delays really... More 

Thank jeanniedc
Kensington, Maryland
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145 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This place is good, but if you've been to one Benihana, you've been to this one too. There isn't anything special about this location compared to others. It gets very busy here most nights. The birthday discount coupons are also very popular and at this location there will easily be 5-10 people celebrating a birthday any given night (which is... More 

Thank Sara W
Rindge, New Hampshire
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The hibachi was great. All of the food was good. The spicy tofu was perfect. The ginger dressing was delicious. The sushi was not that good, but the meals that my family had were very good. The steak was a small portion though tasty to my husband. The service was pretty good but slow.

Thank Michelle F
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I've been to Japanese hibachi restaurants before. The food was really good, but the chef knew the people we shared a table with, so he was conversing with them more than providing the classic show. They also had a mustard sauce as opposed to the typical shrimp sauce. Bethesda seems to be an odd place anyways, maybe it just goes... More 

Thank Jillian P
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

This was a decent meal with a good staff. Very attentive and friendly. The food was what I would call "OK". In the end, the bill was higher than I would expect for the quality of the food. Not bad, but not great to be sure.

Thank pugpower
Rockville, Maryland
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112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

we went here for a graduation celebration. It was very fun to see have the food cooked in front of us with all the action with the knifes, and the cooking show. The food was very good as well. We had a very good time overall. The only thing is that it tends to be too crowded and the tables... More 

Thank claudiast
Washington DC
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

As a parent of 3 kids, Benihana is our go-to spot for teen birthday dinner. There is food and entertainment all rolled into one, and the restaurant makes it festive with singing and clapping and a souvenir photo.

Thank DCKirby
Prince Georges County, MD
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Food had no taste. Small portions. I'm almost sure the cook was drunk. Yum yum sauce taste like vinegar. Worst experience ever. First and last time at this location. Atlanta is a much different and BETTER experience

Thank Panthermomatl
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We apologize for the poor experience. Your feedback helps us to make improvements. Thank you for taking the time to share your review. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7935 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3619
    (Woodmont Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-652-5391

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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?