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Lunch Menu Available - Monday - Friday Only 11:30 AM To 2 PM Make your way to this Benihana! Located in the heart of downtown Benihana has been a landmark in Seattle for 40 years. The tranquil Japanese gardens are the perfect backdrop for entertaining chefs, creating a unique atmosphere unmatched anywhere in the city. Prepare for a dining experience unlike any other. Watch as your personal chef performs the ancient art of Teppanyaki, preparing a meal that will dazzle your eyes as well as your taste buds. Listen as razor-sharp blades slice and dice through tender steak and juicy chicken. Take in the aroma as savory vegetables, shrimp and lobster sizzle before your eyes.
Have you been to Benihana lately? Rediscover the personalized experience of having your choice of succulent seafood, tender chicken, juicy steaks, and garden-fresh vegetables grilled to delicious perfection in an extraordinary theater that will feed the senses and entertain the appetite. The meal begins with a delicate Japanese onion soup, followed by a salad with ginger dressing. The chef will prepare your chicken, beef or seafood, along with vegetables, hibachi-style on the sizzling grill surface. Be sure to enjoy the show, because Benihana chefs literally play with your food as they cook it.
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5th and University in Downtown Seattle
Seattle Central Business District, Downtown Seattle
English, Japanese
Take Out Restaurants, Japanese Restaurants, Family Style Restaurants, Clubs, Restaurants, Steak Houses, Sushi Bars, Asian Restaurants, Seafood Restaurants

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This is our very favorite rest...

This is our very favorite restaurant and the food and service could not be better. Art and Eleanor Lane

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very good food here. i love to...

very good food here. i love to eat the teppanyaki.

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Save your money!

Went with six of my friends for a casual dinner. I had never been to this restaurant before and was looking forward to it. We were greeted by a very surly waitress "June" who actually yelled at us to be quiet while she told us about the dinner specials. We listened, and then proceeded to look at the menu - but oh, no! June was ready to take our orders NOW! We asked for some time and she actually pouted while we quic... view more

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Worst hibachi experience ever!

My husband and I love the hibachi grill experience but were VERY disappointed with Benihana in Seattle! The soup was just chicken broth, they charged extra for fried rice, the chicken was chewy, and they didn't even have the traditional orange shrimp sauce!!! There wasn't much of a show and the server wasn't particularly polite either. The only good thing was the sushi and drinks. We are definitely going to try s... view more

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Great food, but terrible service in sushi lounge

I have been to the restaurant two times this month, once for grill and once for sushi. It was great experience to have food enjoying chef's performance for grill. But in the second visit for sushi, I was really annoyed by the terrible service of a waiter. She throwed forks, spoons, and glasses on the table. As my friends and I order more food, the service got better.\r \r If you are to enjoy sushi, it would be much... view more

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Terrible Service

I've been to Benihana many times and the service in the sushi bar is had been pretty good. But lately, it's been pretty bad. A week ago my wife and I had sushi in the lounge and I have to admit the the food was terrific. Unfortunately, the service was terrible. We ordered a bottle of premium sake and not only did the server serve it with unmatching glasses, tacky if you ask me, they were dirty and covered in some... view more

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Great food & vibe

Although it can be a bit crowded this is one of my favorite restaurants from the chain. Always a great time.

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The competition does a better job

About 6 months ago, I had my first experience at a Japanese steakhouse, a Benihana knock-off in a strip mall in Renton. It was an exciting and fun experience, although a bit salty. I assumed that Benihana would be even better, and took my mother there for her birthday last night. Although the food was a bit better, and less salty than the other, the ""show"" left much to be desired. Our chef seemed very tired and... view more

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great Japanese Sushi place

great Japanese Sushi place! Be yourself: If you're an expert on burgers, let us know. If this is your first-time massage, say so. \r Compare apples to apples: Burger joints shouldn't be held to the same standards as four-star restaurants. Be conversational: Write it as if relaying your experience to a good friend. \r \r

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Fun experience, tons of food, great selection

We went to Benihana for a birthday celebration and had a great time. It was fun to get to know the people sitting at our table and eat in a social atmosphere. We were sat at a back table and so unfortunately service for drinks was a little slow and unattended to. We also had a later reservation, and the chef was obviously tired of entertaining for the day. Overall the food was delicious and timely compared to eve... view more

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1200 5th Ave Suite 3SeattleWA 98101

(206) 682-4686

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