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Bennie's Italian Foods

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309 N Market St, Marion, IL 62959-2301
+1 618-997-6736
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (10 reviews)
“italian beef” (12 reviews)
“lettuce salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
309 N Market St, Marion, IL 62959-2301
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

When I first arrived at the restaurant I walked in and the place was beautiful! That was probably the only good thing about it.. The food tasted VERY plain.. I ordered the steak and was SO disappointed.. it came with veggies and they had no...More

1  Thank Hannah B
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Me and the wife visited Bennies, met up with some long time friends last night. The atmosphere was quiet and enjoyable. We ordered our food and the wait wasn’t bad. My wife’s food was cold and she sent it back. The waiter was very friendly...More

Thank danieldstephenson
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We had Bennie's cater our before Christmas lunch today. We had lasagna and bowtie pasta with Alfredo and garlic bread. We also had a salad, not just any salad but a Bennies salad. And believe it or not without us asking they included dessert. Our...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I took my mother here for lunch. This is a very nice Italian restaurant in Marion Illinois. Practically everything on the menu is a hit! I love baked lasagna and chili Mac. The cheesy bread is wonderful! You must try the garlic salad too. You...More

Thank Kingcrabb65
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This used to be the best place around to get a great Italian beef sandwich. Not anymore! Dry with little flavor. What a disappointment!

1  Thank renahurst
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My wife and I always stop in Bennie's Italian Foods near the square in Marion, Illinois every time we get a chance! It is a local, hometown business, they have great Italian and American Foods, and the service is awesome! If you like garlic, pasta,...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I have always enjoyed going to Bennie's and last night was no exception. Love the lettuce salad with the Bennie's dressing and the bread with olive oil. The server, I believe his name was Ryan, was very good. He was very attentive and did a...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We are staying in Marion for the weekend. After a long day of work plus travel we decided to order in. Per the suggestion of an employee at our hotel (Marriott) we ordered from Benny's. Our son got the dbl bacon cheeseburger and fries, sufficient,...More

2  Thank Janeranae
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Bennie's is a standard Italian restaurant. It's nothing amazing, but it is good. The price is good, but there's nothing about the food that sets it apart from any other local Italian joint in any other small Midwestern city.

Thank AandE_G
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I grew up on the REAL Bennie's tamales--yes, I know it's an Italian restaurant--and their salad. Bennie came to America from Italy and sold tamales his wife made on the square in Marion. Tamales are still on the menu, but not quite the same as...More

Thank Psyprof51
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 N Market St, Marion, IL 62959-2301
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: +1 618-997-6736
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