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Benny's Steak & Seafood

2 Independent Dr Ste 175, Jacksonville, FL 32202-5035
+1 904-301-1014
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (23 reviews)
“beef tips” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Independent Dr Ste 175, Jacksonville, FL 32202-5035
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reviews for this place are all over the place so my expectations were low. Location is the river side of the landing. The restaurant has good decent decor, great views of the river and a nice bar. We went on Friday night and it...More

Thank fargeo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I ate dinner here while attending a professional meeting at a nearby hotel. We had the conch fritters, an order of calamari and a bowl of their seafood gumbo. With iced teas and a 20% tip, dinner ran us $41. Service was...More

Thank PhilosophicalOldGuy
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Had a light lunch of baked grouper & vegetables. Really good, and Jordan the server was very helpful & professional. Will go again!

Thank Heath R
Reviewed 6 August 2017

When you google Benny's steak & seafood you'll see beautiful linen tables,white ceilings a nice decor. It's all an illusion. A/C must have been set on 85, no linen tables, atmosphere more like motel 6. I have had better food out of a hospital vending...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

wonderful view of the river.....it is on one of the water taxi stops on the river.....excellent cosmo.......wonderful atmosphere.......across from the doubletree hotel......water taxi came to pick us up when we called......great place to visit

Thank blanchardtiina
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We were downtown wanted some seafood. So we when to Benny's the food was excellent. The staff was very knowledgeable about the food. The view was spectacular. Will be back

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Never in life will I eat here again. The place smells horrible. The bathrooms need to be ripped out. Toilets aren't clean especially around the lids (what restaurant/public place has toilets with lids) toilets stopped up. Terry the waitress has a bad attitude. Talks behind...More

Thank banksk7
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

What an amazing experience we had at Benny's! Right from the service to the food. It was late when we had arrived, but absolutely not trouble ordering. The meal absolutely stunned us, and even came back the next night to eat. The staff was fabulous...More

Thank habsgirl_10
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Wow. So I can't comment on the actual food because we didn't get that far. We stopped by after noticing that that the restaurant my sister wanted to take us too had been closed down. There were 9 of us, and we asked if they...More

Thank Sean P
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The menu options were unique and delicious. Our large group had a variety of items from the menu, and no one was disappointed with their selection. The fresh orchid on our plates added a special touch that just added a beautiful touch to the presentation...More

Thank redheadmom23
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23 January 2016|
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Response from Frank J | Reviewed this property |
short walk, real close, maybe 2 or 3 blocks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Independent Dr Ste 175, Jacksonville, FL 32202-5035
  • Public Transportation: The City of Jacksonville offers a bus stop in front of The Landing. You may also choose to arrive here by monorail, water taxi or trolley.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-301-1014
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Benny’s Steak and Seafood is located on the waterfront of the St. Johns river. Benny's is known for it's delicious seafood and steaks. Come try our Filet Christian Steak or our Chef Seabass. We also appeal to our pasta lovers as well with our pasta selections. Come in for a couples romantic dinner or bring the whole family and let the children select from our kid friendly children’s menu. Benny’s also offers two full service bars, one located inside and the other located outside on our beautiful waterfront patio. Come join us for happy hour right off your boat or join us for a drink before your nightly event. Benny’s Steak and Seafood has a great lunch menu to please you. We offer $8.95 lunches, including your soft beverage. If you are looking to book a large party, look no more. Benny's specializes in wedding rehearsal dinners, graduation and birthday parties. Whatever your reason for dining, Benny’s steak and seafood is your right choice.
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