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Benjamins American Diner

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Waldgrubenweg | Ecke Gorxheimer Straße, 68309 Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6217616053
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great burgers

Huge burgers, great spare ribs and chicken wings. If you do have the chance do not miss the breakfast specials, just great great! Do try to reserve a table downstairs, it's far better than sitting upstairs.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2013
Helderluca
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Lisboa, Portugal
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The Benjamins diner serves the best burger in a huge radius. The meat tastes fantastic, the sauce is tasty. All in all its just a perfect burger. The also serve a lot of American food, all very good. The waiting staff is nice and friendly. We visit this place regularly although we have to drive like 80km to get there.

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frankfurt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We ate two burgers with fries and nachos with salsa and mozzarella sticks. The nachos didn't taste good and the salsa was artificial not self made. The burgers weren't great nothing special. The sweet tea wasn't strong enough.

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Mannheim, Germany
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

They offer online reservation service and you never hear anything back from them and if you call them up, they are rude! Will never go there again (or try to go there!)

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Lisboa, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Huge burgers, great spare ribs and chicken wings. If you do have the chance do not miss the breakfast specials, just great great! Do try to reserve a table downstairs, it's far better than sitting upstairs.

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Heidelberg, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

They do a chilli burger, which has a tablespoon full of chilli on it - so when I ordered chilli I got ... A tablespoonful of chili! And some chips. It wasn't great chilli. Also, even though the place has two floors and a garden, with dozens of covers, they are really snitty about groups. My colleagues had a Stammtisch... More 

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Mannheim, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

service is bad, and the food, please that was an abomenation, the advertised it as an all you can eat american breakfast. ABSOLUTELY not

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

Great American Diner. you should reserve a table before going there. Furthermore, you should sit downstairs. The burgers are excellent.

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Heidelberg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

They make a good American style breakfast and have some good food. It is quite a bit overpriced, though for what you get.

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Columbia, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

We waited more than 1 hr for the food and it was not full of people. The sampler was overcooked and pure grease and the burger had mustard which was not in the menu as mayo was. It was expensive, the service was awful, slow and unfriendly. Both my spouse and I felt sick after eating their food that day.

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Heidelberg, germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2011

I am loathe to write to glowing a review of Benjamins as the place is often hard to get into/crowded enough, but it is the nest burger bar I have been to in Germany and would hold its own in the US, Great burgers, shakes, wings, cheesesteaks, bbq, chicken sandwhiches, visit here multiple times a month and we are never... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Waldgrubenweg | Ecke Gorxheimer Straße, 68309 Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Mannheim
  • Phone Number: +49 6217616053

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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