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Benihana

) #2,939 of 9,348 Restaurants in New York City €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
47 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3902
+1 212-581-0930
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“fried rice” (18 reviews)
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Open Now
11:30 - 15:30All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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LOCATION
47 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3902
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1 - 10 of 302 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we'd made a reservation, we had to wait for 45 minutes for our table. However the wait paid off due the fact the service and food were excellent and we could celebrate our friend's birthday just the way we'd planned.

Thank Phenaodi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I had made reservations for dinner tonight at 930 and we had to wait 30 minutes to be seated. Finally we got seated. A group of us were seated and they asked us for drinks and the chef took our order. At...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Quit small room but big portions food- the chefs are ok - standard gags - cool Japanese lemonade and traditional beer

Thank dennys34
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I'd been to Benihana years ago and although I'd been told it's dated, it's still a fun place to go. The chef entertained us with his knife actions and cooked us an lovely meal. It was very busy and we were lucky to share a...More

Thank annabur2016
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Rocky Aoki must be rolling over in his grave. What the hell happened to Benihana? I've been eating there since I was 4 years old, been 300+ times, knew Rocky personally and have watched the spiraling deterioration of quality, portions and service, lame uninspired chefs/tricks...More

1  Thank MalibuKutt
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 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 contact Guest Relations via benihanalistens.smg.com/. Our team would love to follow up with you, as your feedback...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Threw our son a birthday party here. The service is terrible but at least it's the same as the food. Our table wasn't ready, they lost the cake. And a waiter yelled at us that "find your server I'm not it!" Avoid! So sad used...More

Thank Abby B
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Abby, on behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to sincerely apologize for your negative visit with us. With your feedback, we look forward to improving the guest experience, and would like to thank you for taking the time to share your...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

What to say ? We had a table booked at 7:15 and arrived with delay of 5 min due to bad weather conditions. Once arrived, the receptionist ask us to wait a moment at the bar. However, after waiting 1 hour we decided to go...More

Thank Paul M
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Paul, on behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to sincerely apologize for your negative visit with us. With your feedback, we look forward to improving the guest experience, and would like to thank you for taking the time to share your...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The look, smell and atmosphere is nice. The food was terrible! Burned salty and oily. Nice show of the cook, but...

Thank חן א
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

We apologize for the poor experience. Your feedback will be shared with our Guest Relations team to be used towards improving the guest experience. Arigato.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

We celebrated a birthday here - the restaurant is typically meant for such occasions . Large table , and they cooked , and served all in front of us. The chef entertained us and was deft and nimble with her tools. the food tasted great....More

Thank 555RedRo
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

So we went to Benihana for sushi. We made a reservation for 9.45 and we were given our table an hour later. We didn't know how it work very well, so when we were finally seated we order our sushi but we were told that...More

Thank Agostina G
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

on behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to sincerely apologize for your negative visit with us. With your feedback, we look forward to improving the guest experience, and would like to thank you for taking the time to share your review...More

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erica99123
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Response from Jeff4707 | Reviewed this property |
I went with my wife and 2 children (8,4 yrs old). I had 3 sapporro's and my wife had 2 drinks also. With that, our total bill was $180 with tip. They do take reservations, but they don't care how long you wait. We waited... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3902
    (Between 5th and 6th Ave)
  • Public Transportation: F Train ( 57 street stop)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-581-0930
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