About Benihana - Las Colinas

5400 Whitehall St.
Irving, TX 75038
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Welcome to Benihana and a dining experience unlike any other! If you’ve never been to Benihana before, let us tell you what you can expect: Our guests are seated at communal tables in groups of eight to ten, where your personal chef will perform the ancient art of Teppanyaki. Watch as we slice and dice, preparing a meal that will dazzle your eyes as well taste buds, whether you choose mouth-watering steak, tender chicken or succulent seafood.



Or you can visit our sushi lounge where a talented sushi chef will prepare the freshest sashimi, maki and signature sushi rolls with the same flair that made Benihana a legend in Japanese cuisine. Smaller tables and more intimate seating is available in the lounge or bar on a first-come, first-served basis, whether you’re looking to enjoy one of our delicious Benihana Teppanyaki entrées or our amazing selection of sushi!

Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
LUNCH:
Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

DINNER:
Monday - Thursday: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday - Saturday: 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sunday: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Cross Street:
Walnut Hill

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(972) 550-0060

Website:
http://www.benihana.com/locations/lascolinas-tx-lc

Additional:
Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wine

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Benihana - Las Colinas Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

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Japanese
Dallas - Fort Worth
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great for lunch (35)
romantic (26)
fit for foodies (17)
hot spot (15)
late-night find (11)
neighborhood gem (9)
great for brunch (7)
great for outdoor dining (5)
vibrant bar scene (5)
scenic view (5)
notable wine list (3)
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service4
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Very noisy big birthday party going on

Dined on April 23, 2016

Kids setting at table unsupervised making very loud noise we couldn't even hear or own waitress.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

amazing service

Dined on April 22, 2016

the waiter was amazing, always making sure our drinks were filled up. The cook was amazing! over all i give it from 1-10 a 10!

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion
food2
ambience3
service4
value1

My family and I really like this place

Dined on April 22, 2016

I love this place, but I truly feel you don't get as much food as you should for the prices. I like the atmosphere and my kids really enjoy it. Only complaint is I feel that you are cheated with the food. $37 for one chicken breast cut up, a half of steak cut up and 3 shrimp cut up, one slice of zucchini cut up and a spoon of onions. My husband was not pleased with that part at all

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Stephanie's Birthday Bash 2016

Dined on April 12, 2016

Our Chef Miguel was AMAZING! He was fun and creative and cute (which is always a bonus)! He put his own twist on the routine that we have come to expect at a Benihana Show. I was thrilled and entertained! I HIGHLY recommend this location and this Chef for your next dining experience.

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service1

The chef was simply AMAZING!!! VERY HAPP ...

vip
Dined on April 9, 2016

The chef was simply AMAZING!!! VERY HAPPY SPIRIT!! The waiter was horrible. He clearly didn't want to be there.

food1
ambience2
service2
value1

NOT good at all

Dined on April 7, 2016

I felt bad for our chef. His hands were shaking as he was cooking our dinner, which by the way...took over 2 hours to complete. He got 2 of the 6 orders wrong, and overall it was not a good experience. I only eat here because of the free $30 for your birthday, and now I don't think I'll be using that anymore. Just to expensive for what you get and the quality was very poor. By the time the chef finished cooking everything...the only thing hot on my plate was the last thing he cooked. Clearly needed more training by the company so I don't really blame chef to much.

food3
ambience4
service5
value4

Enjoyed our time at this benihanas. The ...

Dined on April 2, 2016

Enjoyed our time at this benihanas. The waiter was nice and funny! He also had a great recommendation for sushi and he was nice!

Tags: good for groups, great for lunch
food4
ambience5
service3

As always Benihana's food is great. Our ...

Dined on March 31, 2016

As always Benihana's food is great. Our service could have been better, but I rarely have bad service there. The chef was great.

food5
ambience5
service5

The teriyaki chicken was the best I have ...

Dined on March 27, 2016

The teriyaki chicken was the best I have experienced in Texas. The server was nice and kept glasses full. The chef was unique and gave the best experience with his flair and "performance." Best Benihana experience ever.

food1
ambience2
service3

The food was Burt !! The chef was NOT pr ...

Dined on March 26, 2016

The food was Burt !! The chef was NOT prepared to do the presentation the it is normally done and this appeared to be a problem for other chefs. The waiter was perfect, but we will NOT be returning

food3
ambience2
service2
value2

Totally Disappointing

Dined on March 25, 2016

Took my daughter and her friend for my daughter's 16 birthday dinner. She likes Japanese hibachi cooking, but has only been to a "no-name" local hibachi restaurant. I told her nothing beats Benihana, it was the "total Japanese experience" very exciting". WRONG...for starters the cooks name was Juan, not Japanese. Next the sushi they ordered for a n appetizer did not arrive until after we had finished the entrée. We were told they were "out of rice" WHAT? in a Japanese restaurant!! Next, Juan's performance was very lame. Repeatedly missing the flying shrimp, dropping his spatula, Juan tried but failed to excite. Finally the drink service was lousy. It took was too long for beverages to arrive. Totally disappointed, we left $180 poorer, but no richer for the experience.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

30th birthday

Dined on March 16, 2016

My party arrived later than I did, yet the entire staff was still so nice. We didn't feel rushed even though it was almost closing time.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5

Great time had by all.

vip
Dined on March 9, 2016

Great time had by all.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Birthday Celebration

Dined on March 5, 2016

We had a wonderful time, the food was delicious, they brought out ice cream for the birthday boy, and took a group picture of all of us. I made the reservations online and we had an extra person who they fit right in. I told them what we were there for and the experience was fantastic. The cook was very funny and engaging and everyone enjoyed themselves.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great place for a nice date

Dined on February 26, 2016

Brought my girl friend here for a fancy dinner date and she fell in love with the scene and the chef was wonderfull and highly skilled.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience2
service2
value1

The WAIT!!!

Dined on February 22, 2016

I waited for 45 min to be seated then another hour and a half to get the chef out to see us. All while having an appointment.

food5
ambience5
service5

Good service!

Dined on February 20, 2016

Good service!

food5
ambience5
service5

The cook was awesome

Dined on February 14, 2016

The cook was awesome

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Special

Dined on February 14, 2016

Went for Valentine's. Had reservation didn't have to wait. The food was outstanding. Love to go there.

Tags: special occasion, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Amazing

Dined on February 14, 2016

You will love it!!! The food was cooked to perfection and seasoned well!! Steve our chef was fantastic and hilarious!!! The atmosphere was great!!

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value3

Love this place.

Dined on February 13, 2016

They should always use their lunch menu. They had a special menu to use. It was expensive lunch for four! $175.00 (no alcohol). They could have had a few specials on the offered menu. We went the day before Valentine's Day.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
food5
ambience4
service4
value4

Lu was awesome as always!

Dined on February 7, 2016

My family has frequented Benihana since I was a child. The last three times we have gone we have had the good fortune of having Lu as our chef and he does not disappoint! He is very social and makes the meal entertaining, not to mention the wonderfully prepared food!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

We had a great time.

Dined on February 7, 2016

The food was great our chef was amazing. We celebrated our kids 16th birthdays and they were very satisfied and surprised by the wonderful show.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food4
ambience3
service3
value3

Nice Saturday meal. Had reservations bu ...

Dined on February 6, 2016

Nice Saturday meal. Had reservations but waited about 15 to be seated. Fun upbeat place.

Tags: good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Service

Dined on January 30, 2016

Everyone at the restaurant was fantastic and provided genuine, efficient service. We will always return!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service2
value3

Not like it used to be...

Dined on January 29, 2016

Benihana has always been my favorite restaurant for 20 years, however their food and service has significantly gone down over the years. The food was mediocre and our chef forgot several parts of our meal and my first-time guest had to wait for her food to cook while everyone else was eating. It was slightly embarrassing because I had talked up the food so much. The only redeeming quality was our wonderful waitress and the Coconut Mojito we enjoyed while waiting! Benihana used to be THE hibachi place to go, but I have found Shogun to be much better tasting and less expensive. I'll be taking my business there from now on. Highly disappointed in a $100+ meal.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Benihana Birthday!

Dined on January 28, 2016

My Mom has been taking care of my 95 year old Grandma, and she wanted to go to Benihana for her birthday. I set up the reservation, and the location called me saying they wanted to do something super special for her. They brought her ice cream, a cake, and a bouquet I had sent to them during the day. They went above and beyond and my Mom said it was her best day in over a year.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5

Great ambience! Fast seating during the ...

Dined on January 27, 2016

Great ambience! Fast seating during the week!

food3
ambience4
service4
value3

orders were wrong but kids still enjoyed it.

Dined on January 26, 2016

We didn't have to wait for for us to be seated, we weren't able to invite more people being that the table only seats 8. It was a last minute plan for my daughters birthday, so it was understandable. however the wait AFTER being seated was even longer. Then, after the long wait our cook/chef seemed very unprepared the had to bring out rice from the back because she didn't get our order right. My mothers order was left without chicken, which we had to take home. The waiteress and managers were really helpful and even brought my kids extra soup because of the wait. My kids still enjoyed the few tricks she did, but overall I've had better experience years ago and at other Hybachi grills. For the price and the same experience again..... I wouldn't go again.

Tags: kid-friendly, special occasion, late-night find
food3
ambience4
service4
value3

we were a little disappointed with the seafood.

Dined on January 23, 2016

we were there for a birthday party and while this is where she wanted to go it did not seem like the same Benihana. Was not happy that they changed the dressing on the salad and the seafood was not as fresh or as I remembered it. food overall tasted a little more bland.

Tags: kid-friendly, special occasion
food2
ambience3
service1
value2

This is the worst Benihana I have been too

Dined on January 15, 2016

The food was burnt and over peppered making it almost inedible. We tried to ask the cook to not burn the meat, but he ignored us. The server was awful as well and I had to refill my own water 3 times. I love Benihana usually, but this location was awful. I wasted my birthday meal on awful food and service.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great experience

Dined on December 28, 2015

The wait staff was great and gave wonderful suggestions. Compared to other Benihanas this one seemed a little newer, more modern. Nice ambience.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Dinner and a Show

Dined on December 25, 2015

really love this place it is great for the holidays day they make it special for everyone at the tables and if any allergys they make arrangements

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

Great Experience

Dined on December 6, 2015

We had a wonderful time. We celebrated my son's 19th birthday. The chef was very entertaining and we had a very fun time. Even the table guest ( not w/ our party) had fun , There was great conversation and interaction w/ strangers, even if they were from California.. JK. and the Waitress was super sweet. Had the best time can't wait to go back.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

Awesome Experience!

Dined on November 21, 2015

Went here with my family for my birthday. The service and food was great. Our chef "Lu" was awesome and did a great job.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

Great location to visit. The kids will l ...

Dined on November 19, 2015

Great location to visit. The kids will love it as well as adults

Tags: kid-friendly, special occasion, great for lunch
food4
ambience4
service4

I believe that there should be a discoun ...

Dined on November 14, 2015

I believe that there should be a discount for public servants and teachers.

Tags: great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find
food5
ambience5
service5

I just Love Lu and Manny! They rock

vip
Dined on October 21, 2015

I just Love Lu and Manny! They rock

food5
ambience5
service5

Fun for the family

Dined on October 17, 2015

Ours was a party of six. We were taken straight to be seated when we arrived. This is great entertainment for kids as long as they aren't too young. The grill is right at your table so small children could be tempted to reach out to touch it. Food was great. Entertainment was great.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service3

This place rocks!!!👍🏽

Dined on October 15, 2015

This place rocks!!!👍🏽 Our experience at Benihana was great as usual.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view

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