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Believe it or not, I'd never been to one until tonight.

I'm not real big on Asian cuisine.

But I gotta say, I friggin LOVED this place!

They flip up pieces of chicken for you to catch in your mouth, and if you catch it they spray a shot of Sake into your mouth.

I like games for alcohol. I can get used to this Hibachi thing.
 

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Believe it or not, I'd never been to one until tonight.

I'm not real big on Asian cuisine.

But I gotta say, I friggin LOVED this place!

They flip up pieces of chicken for you to catch in your mouth, and if you catch it they spray a shot of Sake into your mouth.

I like games for alcohol. I can get used to this Hibachi thing.
Hibachi's are cool. So are Mongolian Bar-B-Q's. :thup:

My kids always get a kick out of the onion volcano thing.
 
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Believe it or not, I'd never been to one until tonight.

I'm not real big on Asian cuisine.

But I gotta say, I friggin LOVED this place!

They flip up pieces of chicken for you to catch in your mouth, and if you catch it they spray a shot of Sake into your mouth.

I like games for alcohol. I can get used to this Hibachi thing.
Hibachi's are cool. So are Mongolian Bar-B-Q's. :thup:

My kids always get a kick out of the onion volcano thing.
The onion volcano was cool as hell. My son probably would have loved all the flames, but I don't know about my daughter. She can be a little skittish at times. This was grown-ups night out though. Maybe they can come next time.
 

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Ohhhhh now we're talking.

Last Hibachi I went to was the Benni Hana's in Maple Grove. Very tasty, but I must say I find them rather overpriced at times. Of course the unfiltered Sake I got was fantastic.

On the other hand I LOVE mongolian bbqs. A new chain has come out that's fantastic, called Hu Hot. HUGE grill and so many selections.
 

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I took my 14 yo to Benihana's for his B'day. Also took the 15 and 7 yr old.

$130.00.

:eek:

WTF?

Next year I'm boiling a dozen lobsters at home, and tossing their tails in the air for the kids to catch in their mouths.
 

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Benihana's is way overpriced. Look for a local hibachi restaurant.

Usually our bill runs around 70-80 for myself and the family. No alcohol though (Can't stand paying that much for a drink when I can make it myself for less than half the price)
 

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Benihana's is way overpriced. Look for a local hibachi restaurant.

Usually our bill runs around 70-80 for myself and the family. No alcohol though (Can't stand paying that much for a drink when I can make it myself for less than half the price)

I had ONE glass of wine.:evil:

And that was to mentally prepare me for the bill.

The next time I pay over $100 at Benihana, I expect to get the "Happy Finish."
 

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I took my 14 yo to Benihana's for his B'day. Also took the 15 and 7 yr old.

$130.00.

:eek:

WTF?

Next year I'm boiling a dozen lobsters at home, and tossing their tails in the air for the kids to catch in their mouths.
Skam Dippy!
 

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Benihana's is way overpriced. Look for a local hibachi restaurant.

Usually our bill runs around 70-80 for myself and the family. No alcohol though (Can't stand paying that much for a drink when I can make it myself for less than half the price)

I had ONE glass of wine.:evil:

And that was to mentally prepare me for the bill.

The next time I pay over $100 at Benihana, I expect to get the "Happy Finish."

Well, considering it is japanese cuisine, I'm sure they can dig up a squid or octopus for you pretty easily.

:lol::lol:

Srsly tho, look for a local non-chain hibachi.
 

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The next time I pay over $100 at Benihana, I expect to get the "Happy Finish."

I seem to recall that there is a Female Impersonator in SF names Beni Hana. Not sure if her shows include a Happy Finish. Maybe that is reserved for special 1:1 engagements.
 

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Benihana's is way overpriced. Look for a local hibachi restaurant.

Usually our bill runs around 70-80 for myself and the family. No alcohol though (Can't stand paying that much for a drink when I can make it myself for less than half the price)

I had ONE glass of wine.:evil:

And that was to mentally prepare me for the bill.

The next time I pay over $100 at Benihana, I expect to get the "Happy Finish."

Well, considering it is japanese cuisine, I'm sure they can dig up a squid or octopus for you pretty easily.

:lol::lol:

Srsly tho, look for a local non-chain hibachi.


Yu sirry! Is Chinese cursine! Yu moa sirry. Scrid and Ocrapoos no grow in cround!

Sirry round eye!

(If you're offended, I don't give a crap. It's a joke. Butch up sally.)
 
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Yeah this one was a local joint, not a chain.

For 3 of us the bill was something like $60, and that was including a Saketini.
 

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Last time I went to a Japanese restaurant, I ate something that looked like this:

OMG! I'm seeing TRAYS of these things being cooked at chinese buffets all of a sudden. I'm like WTF?!?!?
 

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Benihana's is way overpriced. Look for a local hibachi restaurant.

Usually our bill runs around 70-80 for myself and the family. No alcohol though (Can't stand paying that much for a drink when I can make it myself for less than half the price)
Kobe Steak at the Prado is awesome, fairly expensive, but awesome. It's pricey because it's ITP (IMHO).

Mt. Fuji is a great compromise. Pretty much the same menu, same good food, but a better price, because it is OTP.

There are some out in West Cobb/East Paulding too....haven't been to them though, have you? Are they worth exploring?
 

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