18601 Hubbard Drive, Dearborn, MI | Directions 4812642.32143 -83.221985
Knife-wielding chefs put on a show at this communal Japanese grill. – In Short
Benihana started out as a tiny four-table restaurant in New York City's theater district before becoming an international chain. Diners sit around large tables where chefs ostentatiously chop, slice, stir-fry and grill. Entree options are simple--shrimp, chicken, steak and scallops--and preparation is uniform. Every entree comes with a similar stock of sides: rice, onion soup, shrimp appetizer, iceberg lettuce drizzled with dressing, sauteed vegetables and green tea.
Assembly Line Food – Okay! You are looking for a good time, I can understand. BUT good sushi, NO WAY! Benihana although good at what they do (entertain people on their birthdays) can not make sushi and should not!
Can never get enough! – Food is always GREAT! Service is always GREAT! Prices are a bit high, but I guess it is worth it, considering all of the entertainment! My husband doesn't like to go unless we have a big party because he WILL NOT sit with strangers, so that is a big draw back. My 9 year old loves it though and the Sui Chef always aims to please the kids at the table!
Benihorrible! – I have heard a lot about Japanese steak houses and I wanted to try one. Having dined at several (much better) Japanese restaurants I tried Benihana in Novi (twice). Both times the food was a pathetic excuse for Japanese cuisine and VASTLY overpriced. Service was horrible and the performances turned in by the "chefs" were sad at best. I do not understand why people waste valuable time and/or money to go to a place like that - I certainly will not ever again!
No business for sushi business – This is one of the worst sushi places ever, I dont know about there steakhouse food.....but they have no business makeing sushi...I thought it was so terrible that I had to come online and rate it... The fish was not fresh!
Renee's Rating – Great atmosphere. Entertaining style of cooking & serving. Food is excellent. Prices are fair.
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