Benihana Monterey

$$$ • Japanese, Sushi Bars

136 Olivier St, Monterey
(831) 644-9007


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Benihana

My night started when I made a reservation at 5 for 730. I arrived at the restaurant at 715 and checked in. I then waited till 810 to be seated. Once I was seated I waited another 20 mins for someone to take are drink order waited another 10mins and they took our order and brought our soup. 10mins later our chief came out. And confirmed our orders and started cooking. When he was done cooking he then poured the sauces as he was leaving. The food had no flavor and our chief didn' full review
If I could give this restaurant no stars I would. We came here for our 4th wedding anniversary we drove 2 hours to eat here and we arrived on time at 730pm I reserved a day before. We showed up they kept us waiting for 20 minutes I asked how much longer it would take. One of the lady's said "she's checking how much longer" a family walks in of 8 and the other gal takes them before us. They watched us walk out and didn't bother to come get us to say "hey we got you're table full review

The Monterey location has all the charm of a bog. I have been to many a Benihana over the years, and never has one seemed so run down and forgotten. There is no longer a Happy Hour which is fine, but looking at the sushi in the case I didn't want to risk it. I do hope they can turn it around. I see why the place was empty.

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Monday 4 - 8:30PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 4 - 8:30PM
Thursday 4 - 8:30PM
Friday 4 - 8:30PM
Saturday 4 - 8:30PM
Sunday 4 - 8:30PM

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