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1720 Lake Woodlands Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380-1127
+1 281-292-0061
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good27%
  • Average24%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible15%
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“chicken pie” (2 reviews)
“tempura” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1720 Lake Woodlands Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380-1127
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food is like meh, but they cook in your face. I found out they use shortener to fry instead of oil or butter, and sometimes it smells bad. Do not go overdressed.

Thank mrn5411
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This location is soooooooooooooo disorganized... Our waiter tool Forever... He did not seem like he liked his job.... Chef Lee really knows how to cook.... But we were there for almost 3 hrs... I had to go up to the manager and ask for forks.....More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited this restaurant last night with a family of five adults. We were seated at the hibachi table with a nice lady and her two daughters aged 9 and 11. The waitress who took our orders was very nice and helpful, but it was...More

Thank Muffee B
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Muffee, we certainly want to make this right for you. Please contact Guest Relations using the link below so we can speak to you directly about your experience. benihanalistens.smg.com/

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you ever are around during lunch time in The Woodlands, Texas and want a wonderful assortment of Japanese selections form the Sushi bar section, do order the Lunchboat special. On the boat are edemame steamed, California rolls, broiled Salmon, fresh sashimi slices, shrimp and...More

Thank Chopin K
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Chopin, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are happy to hear that you had a great experience.

Reviewed March 3, 2018

3/2/2018 Our server was so hands on an amazing.The hibachi cook was good. If you are a vegan make sure not not get the garlic butter used to fry the rice. The rice was just okay but my mom said her shrimp and vegetables were...More

Thank bacrowe
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Bacrowe, Thank you for allowing us to be a part of the special occasion!

Reviewed February 20, 2018

We went there for Valentines day and what a waste of money. 2 people $146.25 i had wine my husband had beer. We got charged for chicken rice and we ordered fried rice. We got served everything one thing at a time and by the...More

Thank Mick05111957
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Mick, on behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to sincerely apologize for your negative visit with us. With your feedback, we look forward to improving the guest experience, and would like to thank you for taking the time to share your...More

Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

We chose this restaurant to enjoy the hibachi show. Inexperience was extremely evident in the waiter that cooked our food. It came out fine and tasted good, but there was zero entertainment factor with the cooking. I will say this is good value for a...More

Thank Chris C
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Chris, Your feedback is appreciated. We will be sure to share your kind words with the team.

Reviewed January 10, 2018

Lunch Boat Special is consistently good but the Tempura stands way above all the Japanese style battered-fry foods here in Texas. Josh the Sushi Chef supported by the most cordial and accomodating waitstaff, Joshua (yes, two Josh) provided a wonderful repast for us at lunch...More

1  Thank chopinlv
Benihana M, Owner at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2018

Thank you for your feedback! Come back soon!

Reviewed December 22, 2017

Service was ok, chef was horrible. Besides the fact that it was served un-evenly (rice that was upgraded for some 4 at the table for an extra price and not others) then the "left overs given to the people who did not upgrade to fried...More

Thank SharoninChina
Reviewed December 9, 2017

Our first time there with my Brothers and and there ladies and i must say we had a great time there we had Roy as our cook and he was great with everything he did the rice he made was so good along with everything...More

Thank Sherif J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1720 Lake Woodlands Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380-1127
    (Six Pines Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  The Woodlands
  • Phone Number: +1 281-292-0061
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