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2023 7th Ave N, Clear Lake, IA 50428-2103
+1 641-357-2366
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good26%
  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
18 Apr 2017
“Our oldest family member loves the ribs at Bennigans.”
16 Feb 2017
“Not spectacular”
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American, Irish, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
$$ - $$$
2023 7th Ave N, Clear Lake, IA 50428-2103
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Monte Cristo sandwich is a must! It is like a club sandwich inside a doughnut with powdered sugar and raspberry jam! Unbelievably deeeeelicious!

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Bennigan's s part of a hotel out on the highway. There is free parking on the North side of the building. Our oldest family member loves the food there. When she has a birthday party every year, she insists that we go there. It is...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We came to Iowa for the memorial service of a family member and the main reason we stayed at Best Western was that Bennigans was just a walk down the hall and it since it was March , one never knows what to expect weather...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The title should be all that needs to be said. The service sucks. Was here on business 3 years ago...same bad service. It doesn't matter if it's morning, afternoon, or evening---the service sucks. The servings are big, the prices moderately high, the food marginally flavorful....but...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped while passing through town for work, passed lunch time 2:30pm. It was dead until after I ordered. Turkey burger was dry and over salty, the greens and tomatoes were cheap, felt like I was eating at McDonald's but paying $14 for this meal. Fries...More

Thank RedSoxsFanMan
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Was encouraged to eat here by a local. Restaurant was nothing special. We are around 2 in the afternoon. Only 1 person there, was drinking at the bar. The bartender was our server, she was the best part of the experience. I ordered the Bennigan...More

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Driving to family funeral and had to stop at Bennigans for supper. Our first time (last November) was so impressive we knew we needed to stop again when we got the chance. They are open late which is great for weary travelers and the food...More

Thank 5858falu
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Had a new server for the night. Very nice gentleman. Slow with service and only refilled my water once. That was a bummer but he did a great job making sure that everything was correct. Food was great I had the Cajun shrimp and chicken...More

Thank Jonathan N
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I was surprised at the wide variety of choices including, salads, sandwiches, main courses and appetizers. The food was reasonably priced, and the staff was friendly.

Thank iowaer
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Very good service, very good food clean place to eat! Plenty of parking! Good drinks!smart employees!,

Thank Mike D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$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
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
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!