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“Good old fashioned diner” 3 of 5 stars
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Benton's Cafe
126 N Broadway Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801-6916
405-273-9710
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Ranked #15 of 114 Restaurants in Shawnee
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: American
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Houston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Good old fashioned diner”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Step back in time - nothing has changed in at least 30 years. Breakfast is no frills but solidly good. The pancakes are particularly fluffy and tasty. Lunch is blue plate fare.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Westcliffe, Colorado
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103 reviews 103 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“always good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

been going there for years, always good, is a local landmark and tradition, we'll be back for many more years.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Diner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Good food, although a bit pricey for a diner. Pie is excellent especially the coconut. They have daily specials.

Visited June 2012
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“An American Original!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I love and adore Benton's! When my family lived in Shawnee thirty years ago, it was a treat to go there. When I visit Shawnee, I never miss it...esp. for breakfast! It is as American as apple pie (which, by the way, is one of about twenty pies they offer!) and the service is wonderful (the same lady has been there for fifty years and just gets sweeter with age!). If you like an all-original old time cafe atmosphere and unpretentious wonderful food, this is your place. If you are more into the vanilla chains taking over the universe, don't bother.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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McLoud, OK
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22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Traditional downtown cafe”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

Try the pie. Usually have something on special. . . . . . .

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