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Benbow Inn Restaurant

445 Lake Benbow Dr, Garberville, CA 95542-3616
+1 707-923-2124
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
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08:00 - 21:30All hours
American, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
445 Lake Benbow Dr, Garberville, CA 95542-3616
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved location of patio and the beautiful views. Service was outstanding. Food delicious but pricey.

Thank clg1920
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we have always had an excellent meal at the Benbow Inn restaurant...very gourmet and tasty! Whether you dine indoors or out on the courtyard, the ambiance is perfect, especially when they have live background music.

Thank ChristopherCNA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were heading home from the Redwoods and stopped to have breakfast. The Inn is just lovely, in spite of renovations. Breakfast was delicious - we split the Nova salmon Benedict and our girl's split half a stack of blueberry pancakes. Both dishes were very...More

Thank ohdonnaoh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historic Inn under construction, remaining open for business during this time. Therefore, I can't say this was wonderful or ideal. And this isn't zagat quality fine dinning by any means. The food here in on par with your garden variety restaurant chain. The restaurant was...More

Thank sttherapy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a delicious lunch and dinner at this old historic hotel. The service was very good and the food was great too. We ate lunch on the veranda overlooking a beautiful stream with a scenic bridge nearby. Very romantic even for...More

Thank _rmiles1954
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at Benbow Inn and had dinner Saturday nite. We had reservations which is a good idea. The food is delicious. The chicken with orzo with a red tomato sauce was 'lick your plate tasty' The Halibut was served with fresh vegetables and...More

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The dining room at the Benbow Inn has always been an excellent choice. The bartender makes a wonderful martini and the wine list is outstanding. We had a bottle of Paul Hobbs chardonnay one night and a Shafer Red Shoulder Ranch another night. I am...More

Thank Kathleeenw
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Yummy food and nice service. I had the vegetarian pasta and my niece had chicken. We split the strawberry Caprese salad which was so good! I'm going to copy the recipe for my next strawberry season potluck.

Thank Hazel B
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Dining wiht family for Christmas and sometimes mothers day. The place and restaurant offer a very luxury place to go.

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Long wait for very good food.Hour and 45 minutes for salads, another 35 minutes for main course. The Maitre'd was very rude and immature. Did not seem to care much about his customers and the fact that the service was so slow. The table behind...More

Thank ncwtj2000
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Questions & Answers
13 February 2015|
Response from ANapaTraveler | Property representative |
We are 3 miles south of the Best Western in Garberville. Unlike all lodging properties in Garberville, our resort has no neighbors, is across the street from a State Park and is situated on 50 acres surround by redwoods and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 45
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Lake Benbow Dr, Garberville, CA 95542-3616 (Formerly Benbow Inn)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Garberville
  • Phone Number: +1 707-923-2124
  • E-mail
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