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Frankie & Benny's New York Italian Restaurant & Bar

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Rhydycar Leisure Centre | Rhydycar, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 1UT, Wales
01685 729890
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average

The waitress was lovely and friendly, and there is a nice atmosphere, but the food was nothing special. The food seemed fairly average and the portions were quite large. For the price I expect better quality.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Cardiff
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The waitress was lovely and friendly, and there is a nice atmosphere, but the food was nothing special. The food seemed fairly average and the portions were quite large. For the price I expect better quality.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We had a very nice meal here and enjoyed the atmosphere and how relaxed we were able to feel in this setting. We were pleased with the service, the quality and the portion sizes.

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Cwmbach, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Went here for Valentine's Day, it was absolutely packed which I did expect but we had booked our table weeks in advance but we still had to wait quite some time before our table was ready. When we did get shown to our table we were extremely close to the two other tables next to us, if I had known... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Ate here as we're staying at the nearby travelodge. The staff are lovely and friendly but the cajun burger was in no way spicy and my colleague ordered a side order of onion rings that were burnt on the outside and raw on the inside. That said the meal was only £9.95 for one course so we probably shouldn't have... More 

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Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

just had lunch at Frankie and Bennys in Merthyr, the food was exactly what I would have expected, but omg the staff, waow. they did not stop, from the time we entered the restaurant until the time we left, nothing was to much trouble for any of their customers, the tables were cleared as soon as they were vacated and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

18 of us went for lunch and the service was good and every bodies food was very good and on top of that I had a £10 voucher to use. Result!!!

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

It is a sad indictment on the UK that people go to places like this and seemingly think the food is good. We were at a netball tournament with my daughter at the nearby leisure centre and didn't have long for lunch so reluctantly tried this place. My wife ordered a (ABC) chicken salad which smelt off and tasted like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

We have been in this restaurant many times and every visit has been a success. My children love the pizza and pasta from the kids menu and really enjoyed the family atmosphere. All staff are professional and polite. We recommend it at 100%

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This was my first visit to frankie and bennys in merthyr and I certainly wasn't dissapointed! It was quite busy but only waited a few minutes for a table. When we sat our server greeted us and offered drinks and they were brought to the table very quickly. We enjoyed starters and mains and all meals were brought to table... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Went here last Thursday with the kids for lunch, never been before but the food and service was great! Surprisingly fast as well! Did get a little noisy wiv birthday music being played a couple of times but Will definitely go back as I was pleasantly suprised how good it was!

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Additional Information about Frankie & Benny's New York Italian Restaurant & Bar

Address: Rhydycar Leisure Centre | Rhydycar, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 1UT, Wales
Phone Number: 01685 729890
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil County  >  Merthyr Tydfil
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: Rhydycar Leisure Centre | Rhydycar, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 1UT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil County  >  Merthyr Tydfil
  • Phone Number: 01685 729890

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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