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Benihana

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Westchase
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9707 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77042-3905 (S Gesseenger)
+1 713-789-4962
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Houston, Texas
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is always yumville here but sometimes you have to wait a tiny bit too long before the cooking begins so might be best to sit on the other side of the place that doesn't cook at your table if your on "the clock for lunch" .

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Thank houstonphotojourney
Orlando, Florida
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I was in Houston for work and went out for dinner with about 9 colleagues. While waiting for everyone to arrive, the bar had a good selection of drinks including cocktails. Note you cannot carry the tab over to dinner area and have to settle at bar. It was midweek and I was surprised to see every teppanyaki table filled... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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136 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Not sure if I chose a better dish or what but this was better than my first experience at the downtown location a few years ago. Service attitude was good but there were some communication issues with one person in our party. All resolved. The macha coconut cocktail was mediocre, not recommended.

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Thank chunerrrr
Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I went to this restaurant many times and it gave me outstanding memories. This time though the food was OK but the cook's show was average. without much passion. too much routine and not enough care of the customer. I feel something has changed. Maybe the restaurant is victime of its success. I may not go back for a while.... More 

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Thank Vincent B
Lagos, Nigeria
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Lovely environment, pleasant hosts, delicious meal, friendly service, child friendly. Overall a very pleasant visit.

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Thank B4sure
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Welcoming environment. Pleasant host. Child friendly. Entertaining chef, great service, great food. Would visit again.

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Thank Bosede O
Houston, Texas
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Really nice limited venue...Service was good and very accommodating for my friend who is a vegetarian. Fun place!

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Thank Deborah M
perth scotland
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206 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Came here with family and their friends who are regulars. we were shown to a table in the middle of the restaurant but the air-con was freezing, but it was no trouble to be moved to a warmer spot. The entree that you order comes with a section of appetizers, soup..ok, salad...poor, shrimp...only 3 pieces. The main dish is superbly... More 

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Thank stevemee
Houston, Texas, United States
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

On the night of our visit the fans were not working, so the most of the smoke from cooking stayed in the room.

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Thank Ramil A
Doha
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297 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Heard a lot about this restaurant from friends and tried it last night. Honestly service and food were really great and i loved the happy hour sushi idea. Would go back there again and again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9707 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77042-3905
    (S Gesseenger)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Westchase
  • Neighbourhood: Westchase
  • Phone Number: +1 713-789-4962
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?