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Bennie's Italian Foods

309 N Market St, Marion, IL 62959-2301
+1 618-997-6736
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“lettuce salad” (6 reviews)
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“chili mac” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
309 N Market St, Marion, IL 62959-2301
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good and fast service here. Restaurant has lots of old pictures on the walls. Heard the original owner began by selling tamales on the street. We liked them so much we bought a dozen frozen tamales for friends.

Thank patp614
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were traveling in a group of five. Everyone ordered something different. I chose the Hot Sicilian Sandwich. Food and service were superb! A nice Mom and Pop place with a welcoming atmosphere.

Thank Butterflydays
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Bennies is a great place to eat along with a great atmosphere. The restaurant has a charm about it and is locally owned. We love eating here! There was no trouble parking and everything was very clean and comfortable. I would have given it a...More

Thank Kingcrabb65
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a great dinner, had a good time, and most importantly enjoyed our food. This place has authentic Italian food, and everything that we have had has been excellent. A good family atmosphere, or a good romantic dinner spot. They do serve alcohol.

Thank 774dougc
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Staff was very accommodating for our group of 7. Food was delicious. We had toasted ravioli and a lightly fried manicotti as an appetizer; was very good. There's a small salad they serve with an italian house dressing that folks swear by; very garlicky and...More

Thank LindaInEvanston
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We have gone here for years and will return but the food is just ok and not something that draws us back.I used to love the garlic dressing on their combination salad but it has tasted differently the last several times and not as good.I...More

Thank lacruser
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We eat at Bennie's frequently and the food is always delicious. The service if very good and it is a nice atmosphere. Very family friendly. We enjoy the baked spaghetti and I would recommend it highly. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank Ed B
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

When I first arrived at the restaurant I walked in and the place was beautiful! That was probably the only good thing about it.. The food tasted VERY plain.. I ordered the steak and was SO disappointed.. it came with veggies and they had no...More

2  Thank Hannah B
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Me and the wife visited Bennies, met up with some long time friends last night. The atmosphere was quiet and enjoyable. We ordered our food and the wait wasn’t bad. My wife’s food was cold and she sent it back. The waiter was very friendly...More

Thank danieldstephenson
Reviewed December 22, 2017

We had Bennie's cater our before Christmas lunch today. We had lasagna and bowtie pasta with Alfredo and garlic bread. We also had a salad, not just any salad but a Bennies salad. And believe it or not without us asking they included dessert. Our...More

Thank Steve F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 N Market St, Marion, IL 62959-2301
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: +1 618-997-6736
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