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Benihana Key West

3591 S Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL 33040-5209
+1 305-294-6400
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“sushi” (39 reviews)
“chicken” (25 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3591 S Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL 33040-5209
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A bunch of local friends decided to go in for dinner and because we had a larger group, the restaurant gave us a private room to use, which was awesome! Our chef was Edgar and he was absolutely the best chef I have ever had,...More

Thank W7202OEbrianp
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We dine at Benihana's 6 to 8 times every year and we never had a gratuity added to our check. This past time we were a table of 5 locals and when our check came there was a tip already added. We questioned our server...More

Thank tothlazlo
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Jorge the hibachi chef was incredible, we had a lot of laughs with him. Our waitress was very nice as well! Very friendly. Great food and happy atmosphere.

Thank Lauren F
MARK H, Owner at Benihana Key West, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Jorge is one of our newest rising stars here at Benihana Key West. Thank you for the kind words that I will gladly share in today's pre-shift meeting. Arigato, Mark H - Owner

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Went there with my husband. Staff was really friendly from the hostess to waiter and chef. We were seated with lovely people. Food was tasteless for Asian style, sushi was the worst I tried and I tried a lot. Regarding taste and execution. Asian is...More

Thank RoseRayan
MARK H, Owner at Benihana Key West, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

I would really appreciate a little more information. Please call me @ 305.294.6400. Our teppan chefs cook right there at your table and are trained to ask if everything is cooked to your liking. That is the time to ask for more seasoning etc. We...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We are very pleased with our food, service and cook at Benihana. Three of us ordered different meals and all were good. The server was attentive to our needs and made sure we had everything we needed. The cook was great. His "acts" with the...More

Thank LizDarla
MARK H, Owner at Benihana Key West, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you so much for writing and we look forward to serving you again in the near future. Please also check out our oceanfront sushi bar where you can enjoy hot hibachi items as well as our extensive sushi offerings. Arigato, Mark H - Owner

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My first time trying Benihana and I have to say my expectations were met. My hibachi chef was Pete and he was great! He is funny and would recommend him! Food and drinks were delicious if I'm back in key west again I will visit...More

Thank Kevin P
MARK H, Owner at Benihana Key West, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

We look forward to serving you again in the future and thank you for dining with us. Sincerely, Mark H - Owner

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Last night of holiday Next to our hotel Decided to try Japanese for a change Delighted Great service chef was generous and good humoured Why don't all restaurants realise that if you keep the kids happy and give them free sodas the parents love it!...More

Thank john w
MARK H, Owner at Benihana Key West, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you so much for writing. We love kids at Benihana Key West. We have been serving multiple generations since we opened our doors over 30 years ago. We look forward to serving you soon. Arigato, Mark H - Owner

Reviewed 19 August 2017

The food was good as it always is at a Benihana, but this location can definitely use some management help. Every time we go, getting a table is a hassle. We've tried making reservations and going without as well. We always end up waiting close...More

Thank KaciBSM
MARK H, Owner at Benihana Key West, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thanks for writing. I am glad you like the food at my restaurant and apologize for the fact that we hold off on taking more to go orders when we get seriously backed up in the kitchen. Most callers do not like to hear that...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Our visit to Benihana was AMAZING we had the best Chef Pete ! He was freaking awesomeeee !!!!! Food was amazing so was the show and the way he engages you in conversation was greattt !!! If you go ask for Pete !!!

Thank 143Unme
MARK H, Owner at Benihana Key West, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

You are going to give Chef Pete a big head. Much appreciated and I will convey your comments to staff at tonight's pre-shift meeting. Sincerely, Mark H - Owner

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Never a disappointment. We were here about 10 years ago and still one of our places in the Keys. Pete did an exceptional job of cooking and taking care of us, thanks Pete!!!

Thank Mark M
MARK H, Owner at Benihana Key West, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Chef Pete does a wonderful job and is a great communicator! Thanks for the nice comments and we look forward to your next visit. Kanpai, Mark H - Owner

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Judy J
20 January 2015|
Response from MARK H | Property representative |
The $16 "Dinner Boat" is prepared in the sushi kitchen and served in our Oceanfront sushi lounge. You may bring in one coupon and order as many boats as you like for dine in only. Hope to see you soon. Arigato
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$18 - US$39
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3591 S Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL 33040-5209
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-6400
Benihana in Key West, Fl has been a staple in Key West for over 27 years! Benihana Key West features the ONLY Oceanfront Sushi Bar in Key West and is completely redesigned for a premier dining experience where every table overlooks the sparkling Atlantic! Be dazzled as our talented chefs prepare the freshest steaks, shrimp, chicken, seafood and traditional meals expertly prepared and cooked to perfection on a steel hibachi grill - by a chef who is as much entertainer as culinary master, right before your eyes. Beverage bar with cafe seating and LCD TV's to catch your favorite sports scores. Private Kimono Room for parties of 15-20 people, we can accommodate parties from 10 to 110 people. Kids Menu also available. Bring a friend, a date, your children, your whole family - anyone who enjoys a delicious, freshly cooked meal with a little fun thrown in. Call Benihana today for the best Steak, Seafood & Sushi!
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