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3295 S Tamarac Dr, Denver, CO 80231-4360 (Hampden)
+1 303-750-2857
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri 16:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a hibachi lunch special, $15 for steak and scallop combo, comes with soup or salad. It's pretty good for the price and it tastes good too. Our chef that cook in front of us did a pretty good job. Overall I would recommend this place.

Thank Dhiana L
Level Contributor
22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Wednesday night, not busy at all which was good. I have gone to plenty of other Teppanyaki places before and they are all the same. I guess I expected Benihana to be on a different level but it wasn't. Don't get me wrong, it's a fine place but it's really just a name. Tips: Don't get the... More 

Thank Chad S
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226 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here at least half a dozen times because the grand kids like the hibachi show. But troublesome negatives never get fixed. The first is wait time. Despite making a reservation don't be surprised if you have to wait. And there are usually a fair amount of other people waiting -- in tight and uncomfortable conditions. Second is ventilation.... More 

Thank hankbauer
Denver, Colorado
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105 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is my 2nd visit to Benihana and both times despite booking we have been made to wait at least 30-40 minutes past booking time for our table - so I don't think this is a mistake - they deliberately OVER-BOOK. Although we enjoy the hibachi cooking, its a lot of fun, and the food is pretty good, the service... More 

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

We apologize for the poor experience. Your feedback helps us to make improvements. We sincerely hope you will return to visit us at any one of our locations. Thank you for taking the time to share your review. More 

Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great team lunch .. service and food were excellent... highly recommend. ... love the fried rice and garlic butter

Thank justmax301
Level Contributor
83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Wow. I have been going to this restaurant since it opened. I love the hibachi experience and these guys used to be awesome at it. So many things went wrong with our meal. Everything was completely over cooked . Our lobsters were cooked to the point they tasted like rubber. Our steak likewise. The salad had way too much dressing.... More 

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

Rich, we apologize for the poor experience. Your feedback will be shared with our Guest Relations team to be used towards improving the guest experience. Arigato. More 

Level Contributor
24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This was a birthday celebration for my granddaughter. She and her two siblings enjoyed the antics of the "chef". Lots of attention and entertainment. The food was okay but definitely not world class. All in all, worth a try.

Thank Dianna R
Denver, Colorado
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683 reviews
495 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have visited this Benihana a few times before and never had any real issues. The chef prepares the meal in front of you on the flat top and usually puts on a small show. Our chef this time seemed to only want to do the bare minimum (Make little jokes about butter being ice cream, flip shrimp tails into... More 

1 Thank Logan C
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this review

Logan, we're sorry to hear this. With your feedback, we look forward to improving the guest experience, and would like to thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. More 

Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Food was not that great and the entertainment was mediocre at best. Don't waste your time. You are rushed to your table with other people and rushed out after you eat!

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

We're sorry to hear this. Your feedback will be shared with our Guest Relations team for improvements. Arigato. More 

Gilbert, Arizona
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I usually love Benihanas, though on this lunch visit, found the food entirely too salty (and I am one that overloafs french fries with salt). I suspect (and hope) that this was chef dependent, though caution those that need to keep their salt levels in check tk provide feedback to the chef. My mistake was not telling the chef to... More 

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

On behalf of our Benihana team, we would like to sincerely apologize for your negative visit with us. Thank your for your feedback. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3295 S Tamarac Dr, Denver, CO 80231-4360
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-750-2857

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