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Benny's Bistro

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108 E 6th Ave, Helena, MT 59601-5033
+1 406-443-0105
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

great food, great atmosphere, love the music on weekends, and their Pesto Encrusted Walleyed Pike is to die for.

Thank Dave D
pittsburgh pa
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relaxing place with live music for dinner. Comfortable and not pretentious with food that was superb. The salad with candied nuts and bread with oil and balsamic were a great beginning, and then the Indian curry that was out of this world. The flavoring was perfect, the added chicken was tender and tasty, the add-ins of yogurt and spicy mint... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Nice lunch spot in Helena but too expensive for a cup of soup and a panini sandwich. Soup was luke warm so we had to send back to be re-heated. Sandwich was quite small but side of cole slaw was tasty. $44 for 3 people not including tip. Nice atmosphere and friendly wait staff.

Thank scrapper64
Helena, Montana
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Knowing we wanted to have lunch, and having called and asked for a reservation but told we didn't need one, when we arrived and they were packed, we were asked if we a reservation. Aggh! Only 3 wanted to dine, but we were turned away because we didn't have a reservation .

Thank MHL888
Boyne City, Michigan
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Great little place on 6th Ave. I didn't expect such a relaxing and tasty mid afternoon lunch. I had a double portion of Roast Beef with Monterey jack cheese and a nice mild horseradish sauce in between two very tasty wheat grain slices of bread called a "Montana Rancher". My side kick had an "Indian Curry with basmati rice" It... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! From the moment I got there I was in love. The restaurant is on the historic registry and the inside had exposed brickwork. There was live Jazz music, candles, cloth napkins, the works. The wait staff were very polite and attentive. There's an open kitchen so you can watch your food being made. The wine selection here is... More 

Thank thisismercedes
Scottsdale, Arizona
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were passing Helena and stopped for the night. I wasn't very happy when I sat down at the place because the restaurant we wanted was closed and drove around for another restaurant. We saw there were many customers even it was late so we took a chance. The food cured me of my grumpiness. The free focaccia bread with... More 

1 Thank LeeLeeTennis
Helena, Montana
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is the perfect spot for lunch or an intimate dinner. Margaret, the owner, works hard to source locally and feature fresh, organic foods. They have a lovely wine menu and often feature live music. You cant go wrong on their soups or desserts

1 Thank groupleader45212
Herts, England
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95 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

While staying in Helena my husband and I ate at Benny's Bistro one evening. We were just walking past and spotted the piano and guitar duo and were drawn in! The place has a really nice atmosphere and the staff are friendly and the service good. I ate the stroganoff which was really delicious and my husband had a tasty... More 

Thank Mulherin
Koksijde Bad, Belgium
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant passing in Helena from Yellowstone to Glacier on 17 september 2016. The food was ok and the waitress very friendly. We paid 86 usd with our creditcard and gave her a tip of 20 usd in cash. We were very disappointed to see that afterwards they increased our debetcard amount with 20% to 103 usd on... More 

1 Thank Jean Pierre O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 E 6th Ave, Helena, MT 59601-5033
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 406-443-0105

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?