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Benny's Hot Wok Cafe & Bar

17/21 Palmer Street, | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
07 4724 3243
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Ranked #84 of 247 Restaurants in Townsville
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Open 7 days from 5:00pmLunch: Friday & Sunday from 12:00pm - 14:30pmBenny's Hot Wok Cafe and Bar is the ultimate Modern Asian dining experience. As soon as you step into the restaurant you are instantly transported to Asia. Each dish on the menu is cooked using the best seasonal, fresh and local produce, leaving your tastebuds truly satisfied and craving for more.
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English first
Townsville, Australia
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We tried a new steak restaurant in Palmer Street,which is crowded with steak places,but this meal really blew us away,a group of 11 had a meal and everyone rated the meal as excellent.the steak was tender but very flavoursome and the salad was crispy and not drowned in dressing.The sides of onion rings and calamari were devoured very quickly and... More 

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Magnetic Island, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Honestly I've been here many times and found my last experience a total disaster. The new menu goes a totally different direction on what benny's was & my thoughts were that they have failed miserably. it's lost me as a customer. I won't be back!

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Townsville, Australia
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Unfortunately our family dinner out here was not pleasing at all due to the quality of the food. The venue was lovely, the hostess was really lovely however the food not so good at all!!! It was not at all how I thought the food would be. Bland and nothing to rave about! The kids meals were even worse! Sorry... More 

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

we have only moved to Townsville in the last 3 years. previous to this, we would make Benny's a sure stop everytime we visited Townsville, which was about 2 - 3 times a year. Benny's used to have the best service, value for money, and the best food ever. we recommended it to everyone. when we moved here, Benny's was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I love this restaurant and desperately wish they had one in Sydney. Being a gluten free family it was heavenly to find gluten free salt & pepper calamari, pork belly and many other favourites made with quality ingredients. Please do double check with the wait staff that the food you receive is gluten free. Unfortunately a mistake was made on... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Overheard two ladies discussing Benny's, they both seemed to be local, and their conversation indicated that this was not a great place to visit. As I had been to Benny's many times before, I chose to ignore their conversation. Big mistake!. The Mongolian lamb while tender, was smothered in a sweet sauce, and the duck was so under cooked it... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Have been going to Benny's for years. It was our favourite up market Chinese restaurant. The menu used to offer great variety, tasty noodle stir fry options as opposed to none at present and included a variety of curries as opposed to only one at present. the menu was so limited we took forever to decide and would have walked... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

The changed menu and serving style makes for an enjoyable and delicious meal. Much better than their old menu. Loved the salt and pepper calamari and the crispy skin pork belly and the tapas style menu. Definitely going back

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Townsville, Australia
Top Contributor
209 reviews 209 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

New menu...new concept. Just ask and say feed me and for $55 per person you will be feed. You wont leave the restaurant hungry. If your still hungry ask for more food. Great staff...excellent restaurant manager and knows how to look after you. A favorite place to visit as offen as you can.

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Brisbane
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A very limited menu which was made worse by very slow and inattentive service. Went there a couple of years back when last in Townsville and absolutely loved it. One of the best meals we had shared. Don't bother now. Asked for an entrée before mains but when everything got delivered at the same time, wait staff said chefs just... More 

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Additional Information about Benny's Hot Wok Cafe & Bar

Address: 17/21 Palmer Street, | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4724 3243
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Asian

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