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Benihana

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Waikiki
As featured in Oahu on a medium budget
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2005 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1917
+1 808-955-5955
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Today
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Edgewood nm
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I were staying at the Hilton Hawaiian village and the last night decided to go here so we could be close and relax. When we arrived they were packed and said we could eat if we just wanted to order from the kitchen. They put us by the front door right next to all the traffic. Within... More 

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Thank Joslong
Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So much fun, show with dinner, as the chop the food while they cook it, if you have never gone, you should.

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Thank pcannedy7
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is one of my favorite hotels in Honolulu. The food is authentic and fresh. The prices are a bit pricey, but well worth it! Make sure to book before you come.

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Thank Monika S
Medina, Ohio
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Benihana is a chain restaurant known for their hibachi cooking with a show performed by the chef. The one her is as good as any I've ever been at. Good food and good service.

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Thank billty45
Quebec, Canada
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was so delicious. My favourite fish was the chicken and steak combo. Best steak I have ever tried. So much flavour and the chicken was delicious also. The appetizers is like a shrimp and salad with dressing. DELICIOUS. Then there was the soup as a first dish which was OK. They put mushrooms in which bare not my favourite... More 

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Thank aksWorld
Santa Cruz, California
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No waiting, great service & excellent food! Never get tired of watching the kids faces as the chef does his crazy cooking tricks. Always a delight!

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Thank DebbieM1955
Toronto
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120 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic food and fun watching your meal being prepared at your table. You share a table with 8 people so that may make some people uncomfortable- it didn't bother us. It was fun.

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Thank SWATTWorld
Honolulu
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had an evening of entertainment watching our chef slice and dice our meal consisting of chicken, steaks, lobsters, shrimps and scallops. Luckily our party consisted of 10 people so we filled a large tepenyaki table and all had fun together. Smaller parties have to share tables with other people. The environment is rather loud and not condusive to romantic... More 

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Thank drfish2000
Athens, Greece
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Wanted something with meet inside the hotel and the concierge suggested Benihana. It's a Japanese steak house. Everything apart from the soup was prepared right in front of us by our chef named Stan. Amazing experience, we enjoyed very much. All the dishes were tasteful. We had hibachi steak and Yakiniku Steak both were exactly how we ordered them (thank... More 

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Thank NANSY_MARTZIOU
North Richland Hills, Texas
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749 reviews
475 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 388 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

My experience here was just not up to par with past dining experiences at this Benihana. Service was terrible. I was finished with my meal before the cook even prepared my garlic rice. Drink refill never happened. Food was OK.Just not what I remembered from past visit to this restaurant. Hopefully it was just an off night for them. Oh,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$100
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2005 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1917
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-955-5955

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Texarkana, Texas
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?