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Benjamin's Restaurant & Inn - CLOSED

1430 King St N, St. Jacobs, Ontario N0B 2N0, Canada
519.664.3731
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Cuisines: Continental, Contemporary, Canadian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Sarnia, Ontario
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This hotel/restaurant's name was changed early 2014 to DH Food & Lodging Hotel. It was also completely renovated but locals still refer to it as theBenjamin's.

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Kitchener, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Had a burger and fries which sounds boring but it was amazing .... loaded with bacon, lettuce and tomato. It comes with freshly made fries and a tiny coleslaw but was very filling and it tasted home made. For $16 it was good value and with the rustic atmosphere and fireplace it was most enjoyable. Our server was friendly and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We walked into a few St. Jacob's main street restaurants but found Benjamin's most attractive: good value for the price, a bit more expensive than neighbours but way better. Service was friendly, interior in classy, welcoming, warm country style. Restaurant food that you do not cook every day at home. Some menu items sounded not familiar right away e.g. Turbot,... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Dined with family in early December; warmly greeted and seated near the wonderful warm hearth in the main dining room. The atmosphere is Waterloo rustic - warm and friendly. All of us enjoyed appetizer which included salads or soups. All the mains were well prepared - beef tenderloin, steak and tuna. Service was attentive and friendly. A restaurant with an... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I was there for dinner in a cold evening, no reservation. Got a table by the fire. Tried the duck and was just fabulous. Service was excellent as well. Its not difficult to get me as a client!

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Waterloo, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

An expensive selection on menu. I had turbot which was a lump of white fish sitting on top of a white pile of mush (mashed potatoes and overcooked cauliflower), but not a trace of green or orange vegetables. Most unappetizing!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We visited this restaurant following positive reviews by other diners. Excellent service and a delicious meal.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Wife and I returned to our roots for the first time in a couple of years and again tried Benjamin's. Service was very friendly and prompt. Alas the food disappointed. My terrine was passable at best but accompanied by dried out toast that crumpled. My wire's crepes were similarly dried out. Overdone chicken with bland sauce. Perhaps chef had an... More 

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Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

* Update: After our experience, we were contacted by the restaurant's manager who generously refunded the cost of our lunch. I want to thank the general manager for the gesture and apology. My group, with a young toddler, visited this restaurant for lunch because it was the only establishment without a line up. Considering the mature clientele I asked the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Kobe beef burger - WOW. forget all the new hamburger specialty shops and fast food burgers. this is the best burger you will ever eat. trust me. scallops are excellent and my wifes mahi mahi was perfect. service was slower/laid back but this is the country. highly recommended!!

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Additional Information about Benjamin's Restaurant & Inn

Address: 1430 King St N, St. Jacobs, Ontario N0B 2N0, Canada
Phone Number: 519.664.3731
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  St. Jacobs
Cuisine: Continental, Contemporary, Canadian

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