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Bennigans Grille & Tavern

$$ - $$$
Irish, American, Bar, Pub
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4800 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-1900
+1 515-276-7777
06:30 - 23:00
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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh, my goodness. I've never felt so uncomfortable in a restaurant before in my life. We were on a long road trip and thought we would make a quick stop for a bite to eat. We waited for someone to greet us at the front but no one showed. We headed off to use the restrooms and came back to... More 

Thank Alicia H
Waterloo, Canada
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here three times as I was staying at Holiday Inn. Service is excellent. Food was fine. The Broccoli Bites were not healthy as I had hoped deep fried with cheese and batter. Will try again to see if I can find healthier options.

Thank Paul B
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146 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We were staying in the adjoining Holiday Inn Hotel and we ate dinner and the following morning breakfast here at Bennigan's. The staff is very helpful and knowlegable about the menu and the area. The food was very good. Thanks.

Thank limeyca
Wausau, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I was staying at the holiday inn that is attached to Bennigans so it was very convenient. I ate there twice and had a meeting there, each time the staff was very professional and attentive. The food was fast and good, not haute cuisine but good food.

Thank Yoshi H
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Bennigans is a chain restaurant that has been around for quite awhile. This location is local for us & we hadn't been there for several months. We had a server who was in training & he did a great job providing the right amount of service without being too intrusive. We were there on a Friday evening & the restaurant... More 

Thank Kathy L
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

atmosphere was friendly, service was decent, had a good time with some friends. Drinks were good and cold.

Thank Daniel S
Lombard, Illinois
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We ate here because we were traveling and it was right across the street from our hotel, just off Interstate 80. We had a terrific server. She was attentive enough to tend to our needs, but did not hover. We sat in the bar and there were televisions on. This would be a great place to watch a game. My... More 

Thank Crys N
Chandler, Arizona
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Very convenient to the hotel, serves breakfast, lunch & dinner. Food is well made and service is very good. We had the steak & a burger & they were made perfectly as ordered. The hotel had a special coupon for this restaurant for lodgers.

Thank 90kmeyer
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127 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Was curious about the broccoli bites, and have now they are among my all time favorites. The nachos are a meal - not a snack. Their Famous Monte Crisco earned it's reputation. The selection of craft beers is excellent. Will most definitely return for more.

Thank Joel R
Joplin, Missouri
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Conveniently connected to the Holiday Inn just a few blocks off Interstate 35 Bennigans serves The want and need of the weary business traveler and the local populace with your hamburger, rib and crock of onion soup fare delivered in a timely fashion at a reasonable price. Service was excellent and this chain serves one of the better Monte Christo... More 

Thank Olaf H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4800 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-1900
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Urbandale
  • Phone Number: +1 515-276-7777
A high-energy neighborhood restaurant and tavern, Bennigan's is relentlessly focused on the people, food and experience that define it. Every member of the team "bleeds green" to go above and beyond the casual dining expectations of today. Our new restaurant design is warm and inviting, putting the focus on the food, the drinks and, as always, the Irish Hospitality. Bennigan's has always been a neighborhood favorite - not just for food and drinks, but as a place to meet friends and kick back for a while. Stop in today!

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