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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Benihana of Tokyo Restaurant Review: Long before this countrys Pan-Asian and Pacific-Rim culinary boom, there was Benihana, the famous chain with the knife-wielding chefs. Sit either around a communal chef station, where hibachi and teriyaki dishes are prepared before your eyes, or at a private table. Sample hibachi shrimp, scallop or calamari for starters, and try the snapper teriyaki or the Splash n Meadow (combo of shrimp and steak) entrées. Wash them down with an ice-cold Sapporo, hot saké, or an iced, sweet plum wine. Crispy, creamy, hot banana tempura with ice cream is a dessert well worth the calories. Also located at 1665 NE 79th St., Miami Beach, 305-866-2768; 8728 S. Dixie Hwy., Kendall, 305-665-0044; and 276 E. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-776-0111.