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Benton's Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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126 N Broadway Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801-6916
+1 405-273-9710
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Prague
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99 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good diner which has been a stable of the Shawnee area over 40 years .. great homemade pies and great burgers...

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Thank garycH4360DW
Shawnee, Oklahoma
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39 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This diner has been in Downtown Shawnee forever and is still producing their mediocre diner food today.

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Thank 1967Classic
Shawnee, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Benton's Cafe is a true throwback to the most wonderful mom and pop type cafe's of the 50's and 60's. Good food, great breakfast served anytime. Portion sizes leave you stuffed, and their homemade biscuits and gravy is to die for!

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Thank Ralph C
Waco, Texas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We ate lunch at Benton's today. My wife had the pork chop lunch and I had thd chicken fried steak lunch. Both meals came with a salad, mashed potatos and a vegetable. They also served home made cornbread and home made roll. This place is a place out of time that will take you back to when you knew you... More 

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Thank Bill8349
Shawnee, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The food is always just like a Sunday dinner at home. Food is excellent, facility is clean, pies are the best & waitstaff are friendly. It's quick to get a home-cooked meal, but you aren't rushed as soon as you finish your meal...you can sit and visit. Owners are good businesswomen who know how to cook.

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Thank diane8cooper4
Shawnee, Oklahoma
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

They don't make them like this anymore. I always get the lunch special. It's just like I remember restaurants as a kid; meat, vegetable, potato and salad all on one plate. None of that separate plate for your salad nonsense. Rolls and cornbread too. Finish with a slice of pie if you can handle it. Waitresses are always great.

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Thank btosu92
Shawnee, Oklahoma
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This place has been operating for a long time. I highly recommend their made fresh daily pies. Their open faced hot steak or hot beef is what I usually have for dinner.

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Thank Scubagregory
Bonsall, California
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174 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Benton's continues on in a section of town that has been left behind by shopping malls. Their great food and friendly service reminds be of days gone by.

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Thank R H
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The food is really good but the prices are too high. They also charge you per glass of your drink unless it's water or tea. I mean, really, what century are we in again? They don't have a kids selection so it appears that they only want the elderly generation. Well, they got it so I guess they are getting... More 

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Thank Lindsey M
Shawnee, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

The food here is great and the pies are out of this world! The service is good and the prices are very reasonable.

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Thank Teacherbethie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 N Broadway Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801-6916
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Shawnee
  • Phone Number: +1 405-273-9710

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