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Saint Louis, Missouri
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70 reviews 70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The decor at this Bennigan's was absolutely dated and worn. There is no denying this basic fact but the service and food was very good. The waitress helped us right away and was very accommodating of my special requests in relation to my lunch. Everything came out just as requested and was hot and delicious. I would return in a... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

New Year's Eve we just want a bite to eat before enjoying the night. Took us about 5 min to even be noticed at the door to be seated, waited 8 min and42 seconds to even get a waitress to stop and see if we wanted anything to drink. This whole time all the employees are in a booth in... More 

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North Liberty
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107 reviews 107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A colleague and I went to Bennigan's for lunch while attending a conference. Service was beyond horrible! Our waitress was rude, short, curt, disrespectful, and obviously unhappy with her job. I would never in a million years recommend any other human being experience what we did!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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100 reviews 100 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We visited this Bennigans on 10/25/2014, as I had received an offer for a Free Burger, Salad or Sandwich for my birthday with the purchase of another. When we walked in the door we waited 2 minutes to be seated while 3 female employees chatted it up at the end of the bar. We ordered 2 chicken strip meals at... More 

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Aitkin, Minnesota
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

It was 8:30 pm in on a Thursday night in Des Moines, IA, and we had just checked into our hotel. Few places near the airport side of town were still open, but according to Trip Advisor this restaurant was open until 10 pm. We were seated very fast & asked if we wanted something from the bar and told... More 

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Elk Horn, Iowa
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I had never been to a bennigans before food was great service was good they were training someone so it was ok price was really inexpensive great value for the amount of food would go back again

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Farmington, Iowa
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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stopped in to the bar to get a couple of drinks and order some food to take back to our room. When we arrived there was a group of four at the bar and only two people eating. One of the group was very drunk (not funny drunk, just loud and drunk). They had the Teevee's turned up way... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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103 reviews 103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We had a burger and the Monte Cristo sandwich. The food was flavorful, the restaurant clean and the wait staff was good. Not particularly memorable, but it was good.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Chose this establishment because it was close to our hotel. Loved the Irish flare but I've been to Ireland and this is not irish food. Our meals were average to good with the exception of one in our party (didn't like the deep fried sandwich they ordered). Our waiter was average at best. All in all, I would look around... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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93 reviews 93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I wasn't exactly nostalgic for the Bennigan's brand and was surprised there was a location still open. However after eating here maybe they should have shut this place down as well. Slow service, rubbery chicken and poor television in the bar. Neck tattoos on the female bar staff added to that welcoming hospitality (sarcasm). I'd recommend eating and drinking elsewhere.

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Additional Information about Bennigan's

Address: 1810 Army Post Rd, Des Moines, IA 50315-5413
Phone Number: 515-309-3110
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Irish

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