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508 W Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-1307 (In Plymouth Meeting Mall)
+1 610-832-5924
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Today
12:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 16:30 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Pennslyvania
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

It been a while since I dined at Benihana (5 years) and my husband and I were in the area for business. We decided to eat here last night, despite some of the negative reviews I have been reading here. Upon arrival, we were immediate hosted and seated. Our waiter, Shawn, immediate assisted us with menu questions and advice and... More 

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Thank Bmwdsny
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Just a brief note: It was Saturday evening and the restaurant was full. and the server was cordial and efficient although very rushed. After the salad & soup, the main courses were prepared in the appropriate Japanese style...ALL in ALL, I was not motivated, BUT here is the MAIN concern: The floors through-out are sloppy and unkept..and especially the mens... More 

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Thank Michael S
Philadelphia
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch yesterday and realized that you're not getting the same menu board. The entrées are higher pricing at lunchtime believe it or not with less portions. Also, I was told by the manager, Chris, the reason why the food was not piping hot was because after they cut the meat that they have to let it sit.... More 

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Thank MyLambie
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review. We understand your disappointment as this shouldn’t have happened. Please take a moment to complete our contact form at http://www.benihana.com/contact/ and select Guest Relations as your category. Your feedback helps us to make improvements and we’re hopeful that you will provide us with an opportunity to serve you again. Arigato. More 

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144 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Our family enjoyed a birthday celebration here and the grandkids loved the showmanship displayed by the chef at the table especially the cutting of shrimp tails and having them caught in his shirt pocket. This is a grand place for families to celebrate something special. Gene P Coplay PA

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Thank Gene P
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The food here is good but nothing that really knocked my socks off. I suggest having the lunch boat special or doing hibachi. Although you can find much better hibachi presentations else where the hibachi food is good. I wish this place had a more open lay out and maybe even outdoor seating. Decent chain would come back but not... More 

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Thank Adam S
Morgantown, West Virginia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

My two daughters and I had dinner here one night. The food was good and the chef was entertaining, even for two teenagers. The kids raved about the sushi and my yakisoba was good and was a generous portion. Everything was pretty on par with what you'd expect at a place like this - showmanship, typical Japanese steakhouse fare, and... More 

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Thank hollyanne79
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242 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Decent presentation yet not much of an effort from the chef. Floors were dirty and sticky. Soup was lousy, salad dressing was atrocious. First time eating at a Benihana and was not impressed...

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Thank 63vett
Philadelphia
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We went there last night for my wife's birthday celebration dinner. Our server, Cierra, was never around when we needed her. I needed a knife to cut my chicken and she was nowhere to be found so the chef had to go get me a knife while my teriyaki chicken got cold??? We wanted a refill on our Pinot Grigio... More 

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1 Thank MyLambie
BrandCommunication, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this review

We apologize for this disappointing experience. If you have not done so already, please complete our contact form: http://www.benihana.com/contact/. Be sure to select Guest Relations as your category. Our team would love to follow up with you. Your feedback helps us to make improvements. Thank you for taking the time to share your review. More 

Tampa, Florida
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I came here for lunch for the singular reason of adding this restaurant to my photo collection, I liked the fact that they have several lunch specials option and that the prices were around just 10 bucks, so I ordered the 10.00 chicken express lunch which came with fried rice and sautéed vegetables, and their onion soup broth....the fried rice... More 

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Thank Kevin W
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Meal was wonderful, I went during the week at 2pm and had the whole place to myself. The service was quick and right on with a great show!

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Thank Kac N

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 W Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-1307
    (In Plymouth Meeting Mall)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Plymouth Meeting
  • Phone Number: +1 610-832-5924
Description
Prepare for a dining experience unlike any other. Watch as your personal chef performs the ancient art of Teppanyaki. Listen as razor-sharp blades slice through tender steak and juicy chicken. Take in the aroma of sizzling shrimp, lobster and savory vegetables. Or visit our sushi bar, where your sushi chef will prepare fresh nigiri, sashimi and specialty rolls, all with the same flair that made Benihana a legend in Japanese cuisine.

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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?