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Bennigans Grille & Tavern

) #6 of 74 Restaurants in Urbandale ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, American,
4800 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-1900
+1 515-276-7777
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“monte cristo” (3 reviews)
“fish chips” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 23:00All hours
Irish, American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
4800 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-1900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling through Des Moines, IA and were meeting a friend. He recommended Bennigans! This was a great choice. It was a Friday evening but we were quickly greeted and seated. Our friend had a salad with some grilled chicken. It was GINORMOUS !!...More

Thank olroyw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having not seen a Bennigans in Texas. We decided to try this place for old times sake. We liked that there was a car show in front of the restaurant. Burgers and brats outside on grill only on Wednesdays. But instead we Ordered the fish...More

Thank Glorya L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A group of 13 of us had a reservation for dinner. The service was great and our food was made and promptly brought out. Every one of us said that their food was made to perfection. Whether it was the Monte Cristo sandwich (that I...More

Thank Janice B
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Visited Bennigans for dinner. My wife and I each enjoyed our meals. Reasonably priced and easy to get to off of I 80.

Thank mikeshelp
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch and had the cobb salad which was very good. The server was very attentive and service was great.

Thank jayrodsan
Reviewed 14 April 2017

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...More

Thank Alicia H
Reviewed 30 March 2017 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
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
Reviewed 17 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...More

Thank Yoshi H
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...More

Thank Kathy L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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