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2023 7th Ave N, Clear Lake, IA 50428-2103
+1 641-357-2366
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good25%
  • Average32%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
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American, Irish, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
$$ - $$$
2023 7th Ave N, Clear Lake, IA 50428-2103
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have found this to be a good meeting place with a friend as we both travel a bit to see each other. Steak salad is consistently good.

Thank KatrinaBiker58
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

4 of us stopped and we all had something different. Everyone said theirs was very good. I had the ribs and they were very good! Meat fell off the bone. Highly recommend.

Thank Capt_America_IA
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Friends recommended that we eat here, we were in town for a concert at the surf ballroom. Chose to be seated in the bar area, and after about 15 minutes of observation, it was clearly understaffed. One person for all of the tables and manning...More

Thank mamaRaury
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Average food, overall. Service is good. I think we ate at the bar on every visit. Burgers and grilled chicken were good, everything else was average. Limited wine list, but plenty of beer selections. On a cold night there's nothing better than not having to...More

Thank Lisa I
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Poor service, far from fresh food. We used to love eating at Bennigan’s but hadn’t gone in a few years and thought we’d try it out again. Won’t be going back.

Thank Megan E
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Benihana is close to the interstate so easy to get to. The food was good. This is a franchise so the menu is fairly standard. Nothing special.

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Bennigan's offered a nice menu selection for a reasonable price. Everyone in my party of 8 enjoyed their meal.

Thank Kris H
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The service was a little slow. The Iris dip sandwich and chicken enchilada soup were good. The ice teas was sour and I had to switch to water for the drink. The restaurant was clean and the staff was friendly. It was an average experience.

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We stopped here for a Saturday night dinner, at 7:30. The place was mostly empty, Sign said to wait to be seated. Waitress came blasting past us with a tray full of food, Said she would be back in 10 minutes!, We stood there speechless,...More

Thank 72Cricket
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Had supper at Bennigans, after reading some very mixed reviews. I have no idea what all the complaining is about. Service was prompt and friendly, food came out pretty quick and it was fine. For $3 I added a starter Caesar, it was huge. $20...More

Thank BrimLethbridge_AB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 16
American, Irish, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2023 7th Ave N, Clear Lake, IA 50428-2103
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clear Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 641-357-2366
Bennigan's restaurant and bar at the Best Western hotel off I-35 in Clear Lake, Iowa is an upbeat and relaxing place to kick back and experience the genuine spirit of Irish Hospitality! Enjoy craveable, crowd-pleasing food, ice cold beers, specialty drinks and wines. Our restaurant offers longtime Bennigan's favorites like our Kilkenny’s Country Chicken Wrap and decadent Monte Cristo with innovative new American fare selections and famous Burgers! Check out our daily Food and Drink Specials!
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