About Benihana - Sugar Land

2579 Town Center Blvd N
Sugar Land, TX 77479
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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:
Highway 6

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(281) 565-8888

Website:
http://www.benihana.com/locations/sugarland-tx-su

Parking Details:
Free parking for Benihana guests

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

Benihana - Sugar Land Ratings and Reviews

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food

4.6

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

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special occasion (65)
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great for lunch (37)
fit for foodies (27)
great for brunch (17)
neighborhood gem (17)
romantic (16)
hot spot (12)
late-night find (7)
great for outdoor dining (5)
scenic view (4)
notable wine list (2)
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food5
ambience5
service5

Edgar was an awesome chef.

Dined 3 days ago

Edgar was an awesome chef.

food5
ambience5
service5

The meal was good yet again. I enjoy eat ...

Dined 5 days ago

The meal was good yet again. I enjoy eating here and will be back again

food5
ambience5
service5

Great place for special occasions and gr ...

Dined on April 16, 2016

Great place for special occasions and great entertainment for kids!

food5
ambience5
service5

We love it

vip
Dined on April 14, 2016

We love it

food4
ambience4
service5
value4

overall the visit was awesome.

Dined on April 3, 2016

Our server was attentive, and on top of things. We never had to ask for anything. I can't remember her name ,but kudos to her.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food5
ambience4
service5
value5

Easter Lunch

Dined on March 27, 2016

We were seated promptly upon arriving at our reservation time.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food5
ambience4
service5
value3

Great birthday atmosphere

Dined on March 21, 2016

Brought my family here for a birthday dinner and the boys had a great time with great food. Service was exceptional and the chef was very entertaining.

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

As always the food is above excellent ...

Dined on March 20, 2016

As always the food is above excellent The ambiance is great as well. We love Benihana's It is where we celebrate all special occasions.

food5
ambience3
service5

Food is always good! But today restauran ...

Dined on March 19, 2016

Food is always good! But today restaurant had all tables occupied but did not had chefs for all of them. So we waited a long time on the table until someone come to cook for us.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Pedro was a great cook Food was great We ...

Dined on March 18, 2016

Pedro was a great cook Food was great We had a great time

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Excellent meal and service

Dined on March 15, 2016

We had an excellent meal and service. William was great! I wish I knew the hostess's name because she was so friendly and provided excellent service. Bartender makes a meal long island ice tea!

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service5

First time here and I enjoyed it. Good v ...

Dined on March 15, 2016

First time here and I enjoyed it. Good variety of food in meal like chicken, steak, shrimp and scallops. Chef Vy was entertaining and friendly. They sat us with another group so expect to sit with strangers unless you have a group with you.

food5
ambience5
service5

We absolutely love this place. William ...

Dined on March 13, 2016

We absolutely love this place. William was awesome.

food5
ambience5
service5

Always great!

Dined on March 12, 2016

Always great!

food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Consistent

Dined on March 12, 2016

Same great service, same great food. Nothing ever changes so we are never disappointed.

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

Great place to eat. Been there several t ...

Dined on March 11, 2016

Great place to eat. Been there several times. Always a pleasure.

food4
ambience5
service5
value3

Perfect for a birthday dinner

Dined on March 5, 2016

I took my niece there for her birthday and she loved it! The chef was talented and very funny. The waitress was polite and attentive. They took our picture and placed it in a frame, but I know she will never forget that night!

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
food3
ambience3
service4

Good for birthdays...spicy chicken hibac ...

Dined on March 4, 2016

Good for birthdays...spicy chicken hibachi

food5
ambience5
service5

Food is always good and timely. I went d ...

Dined on March 2, 2016

Food is always good and timely. I went during the week so seating and getting through the whole experience seemed longer. Keep in mind for planning.

food5
ambience3
service5

I enjoyed that we were seated 20 minutes ...

Dined on March 1, 2016

I enjoyed that we were seated 20 minutes early

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Benihana

Dined on February 29, 2016

The service here is excellent! We really enjoyed it. Remember to join the birthday club and kids club for freebies.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
food5
ambience2
service5
value3

The wait.

Dined on February 28, 2016

I was really disappointed in the 30 minute wait, even though we had reservations. It was also extremely too bright for a romantic double date night- I remember the ambiance being a lot different at another location. But, overall we still had a great time & the food is always amazing.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups
food2
ambience2
service1

Reservation was at 7:00 pm but wasn't se ...

vip
Dined on February 21, 2016

Reservation was at 7:00 pm but wasn't seated until 7:45 pm. Then we had to wait 20 minutes before server came to take our drink order. Food order taken at 8:20. Poor service, uninspired chef. I've been to several other Benihanas many times. This one is so far below expectations they should rename the resturant because it gives the impression they are all like this one which is not the case.

food5
ambience3
service1
value3

Bad management planning

Dined on February 15, 2016

We had dinner reservations for 6:30 on Valentine Day. We were seated after 7:00 pm. Bad planning by the management staff and rude/unconcerned hostess. Other guest waited for a longer period. The food and our server were great.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience4
service4
value4

Reservation.. what's the point?

Dined on February 15, 2016

We scheduled a reservation months on advance only to have to wait 45 minutes fir a table...and another 30 for our drinks..sadly this place has gone down hill...

Tags: good for groups
food4
ambience4
service1
value4

Unpleasant Visit

Dined on February 14, 2016

Terrible service, hostess kept forgetting our drinks kept saying she would be right back came back twenty min later Oh I'm sorry I forgot about you all. The check kept dropping eggs and stopped cooking to go get more.....more than likely I want visit this location again and I frequent this location many times

Tags: great for brunch, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5

The whole experience is always awesome! ...

Dined on February 14, 2016

The whole experience is always awesome! I love coming back time and time again. The steak is always cooked to perfection and the fried rice is delicious. Cocktails are reasonable and the service is always great!

food4
ambience3
service4
value4

Benihana's Honey?

Dined on February 13, 2016

Took the wife to Benihana's for Valentine's Day. Good thing we had a reservation. The place was packed but has changed a lot over the year(the dessert buffet is long gone. The service was good but the menu could use a lot of work. That is, there are too many things that you have to pay for(no substitutions allowed)that you don't want to eat. For example, if your steak comes with shrimp, you're getting shrimp(whether you are allergic to seafood or not). While we enjoyed having dinner another couple and their four kids that we had never met before, I find this kind of seating arrangement a little bit uncomfortable. Absolutely no privacy for a $100 dinner.

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

Know they know what I like

vip
Dined on February 12, 2016

Know they know what I like

food4
ambience4
service4
value4

Party larger than 8

Dined on February 9, 2016

Tables cannot accommodate any party larger than 8, ended up having to have 2 tables.

Tags: great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Love the Benihana's experience!

Dined on February 6, 2016

It is so nice to be able to make reservations and enjoy a great dinner at Benihana's. We had a wonderful time and the food was so good, as usual! We will be back again soon!

Tags: good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
food3
ambience2
service3
value4

Need a kitchen makeover

Dined on February 5, 2016

Green tiles so outdated feels like you are in a hospital instead of a nice restaurant!

Tags: special occasion, great for lunch
food4
ambience5
service4

Our first time here and we came with hig ...

Dined on January 31, 2016

Our first time here and we came with high expectations of service, food and a show. The service was good not great. Only choice cut beef for the price of prime but the show was great. We weren't there for a special occasion just decided to go. We live in a small town and there's a local steakhouse with far better steaks and seafood. Your definitely paying for a show!

food4
ambience4
service4

Solid experience that is consistent and ...

Dined on January 30, 2016

Solid experience that is consistent and fun.

food5
ambience5
service5

Wonderful chef! Great food!

Dined on January 30, 2016

Wonderful chef! Great food!

food3
ambience2
service4
value2

Birthdaygurl

Dined on January 30, 2016

I normally love going to benihana on my birthday. We bring all of my 6 children ( ages between 14-3 months). Anyhow our reservation was at 7:15 and we didn't get a chef started on our food until 8:30. Fortunately my chicadees where on their best behavior, until about 8:15 that's when the whining began and that wasn't the children. Finally as the chef comes he throws our prepared food together and we ate and had birthday ice cream and left. I'll just go to the restaurant on westheimer as that one has alot more room and apparently more chefs

food4
ambience3
service3
value3

First Time Visitor

Dined on January 30, 2016

We came to Benihana for a birthday and did not realize we would share a table with other people. The drawback is that we have young kids so I felt bad for the other party but we managed. The waiter was phenomenal, always on top of things and never minded my 6 yr old son asking him questions repeatedly. We messed up ordering, not realizing that soup came with the meal so one person ordered it as an appetizer (our fault). Would have been nice if waiter had explained the menu a bit as it was a lot to take in. I ordered a margarita and I have to say that I think it was the best margarita I have ever had, hands down. I wanted another one but $10/per drink was too much for our budget. We were very pleased with our food quality. The chef was nice but I had always heard of the amazing things that they do and ours was quite unsuccessful with all of his efforts so I felt bad for him and appreciated other chefs at other tables for the entertainment at the grill. Overall it was a pleasant experience and we are glad we did it. Just not sure if we'll splurge like this again when we can get a mongolian bowl for $10/per person and have incredible tasting food. This is a restaurant for people who have a healthy discretionary income.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great Restaurant

Dined on January 24, 2016

I have been a loyal customer for about twenty years.

Tags: kid-friendly, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience1
service1
value3

WILL NOT DARKEN THE DOORS AT THIS LOCATION AGAIN.

Dined on January 19, 2016

THIS WAS THE WORST SERVICE WE HAVE RECEIVED WE WERE SEATED AT THE TABLE FOR 25 MINUTES BEFORE THE WAITRESS EVER CAME TO GET OUR DRINK ORDER, THEN SAT FOR 20MIN BEFORE THE DRINKS WERE DELIVERED AND OUR ORDER WAS TAKEN. THE GAP BETWEEN THE COURSES OF OUR FOOD BEING BROUGHT OUT WAS TOO LONG. THEN SHE KEPT TELLING US THE COOK WOULD BE THERE SOON, AND FINALLY AN HOUR AND 25 MINUTES ATER WE SAT DOWN HE GOT THERE TO COOK FOR US. WE ARRIVED AT 5:50 MONDAY EVENING, AND THERE WERE AT LEAST 8 EMPTY TABLES SO NOT SURE WHAT THE PROBLEM WAS.

food5
ambience3
service5
value4

Typical Birthday at Benihana

Dined on January 19, 2016

We can always expect a consistently good experience at Benihana Sugar Land. The food is good, the preparation entertaining, and even the off-key birthday song has grown familiar! The restaurant design does not lend itself to a private, quiet dinner for two, but that is a secondary consideration - we come for the entertainment and food.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion

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