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1014 W Highway 67, Alvarado, TX 76009-3210
+1 817-783-7400
11:00 - 22:00
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Woodway, Texas, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nobody can do American, Mexican and Italian well. My enchiladas were bland and husband's catfish was as well. Staff was friendly and bread was good, but not worth going back for.

Thank Lisa P
DeLeon TX
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91 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We enjoyed eating here. The waitresses were friendly & accommodating to my disabled husband. The homemade bread was very good. My husband had the spicy shrimp alfredo, while I had the grilled pork chop with mashed potatoes, brown gravy & fried okra. Everything was hot & appeared fresh. There is Italian, Mexican & American food on the menu. We would... More 

Thank Mary M
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Everything tastes like it was frozen or out of a can. I am SHOCKED this place stays in business. Soup was Campbells and cold!

Thank Rose R
Alvarado, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The menu has a lot ot offer, prices are reassonable, service is always good, Go Itilian, Mexican, or American.

Thank donnas905
Level Contributor
45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Baed on Trip Advisor we drove up to the front for breakfast. It is a bar and restaurant so we were concerned that there would be a smokey smell. Before we even git out of our car a waitress came outside, took a puff off a cigarette and put the rest in an ashtray before going back inside. Needless to... More 

Thank JOAN_MBluffton
Midlothian, Texas
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Food is average. Varied menu. About the only place in Alvarado with adequate seating for groups of 8 or more.

Thank Bob H
Sealy, Texas
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My friend and I went here based on a recommendation from our hotel desk clerk. The salsa is really good as were the chicken enchiladas. We decided to eat there a second night and had the Chicken and Shrimp Forrestt and it was good along with the bread.

Thank Dana M
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stopped in for dinner while visiting Alvarado. Benny's offers Mexican, Italian, and American food.... somewhat odd for any restaurant to offer all three. Nevertheless, my wife and I had the Mexican food and it was outstanding. Service was equally good. Highly recommend Benny's for lunch or dinner (don't know if they are open for breakfast).

Thank Terry W
1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Hubby had the down home chicken fried chicken meal. I had the grilled chicken with green beans and both were excellent. Complimentary hot bread and butter was yummy.

Thank Linda K
Converse, Texas
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The dinner was excellent. It should have come with a side salad. The waitress was great and very attentive. I would drive here just for the Chicken Bella Vita.

Thank Linney427

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Italian, Mexican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, 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 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1014 W Highway 67, Alvarado, TX 76009-3210
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alvarado
  • Phone Number: +1 817-783-7400

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