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Bennigans Grille & Tavern

Irish, American, Bar, Pub
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4800 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-1900
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I sat at the bar for 10 minutes and made eye contact with three different employees yet I never was greeted or offered any type of service at all. I decided to just leave at that point. Not sure I would go back. Took a picture of the parking lot to show how slow it was.

Thank mknwtr
Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a quick bite to eat since it was attached to the hotel. I could walk there from inside the hotel which was a nice convenience. My food was very good and seemed fresh. Tasted great. I got wings also and they are decent. A little on the small side; I would not call them "premium wings" as... More 

Thank hostman1
Onslow, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice variety of food & very helpful & friendly service! Loved their beer soup, had that before for St. Patrick's Day---that was the first time I had ever had it, & I loved it!

Thank Evelyn N
Sarasota, Florida
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my 93 year old grandmother here because she had never been. She had a hamburger which was very delicious! I had a club and salad and my hubby had the fish & chips which was awesome!

Thank yhannon
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bennigans Grille & Tavern offers a nice variety on their menu, good service and is a family-friendly establishment as it attached to a hotel. We've eaten at Bennigans many times and never had a bad meal or sub-par service and there's usually a special or two being offered which are usually well-worth the money. I must compliment the staff as... More 

Thank Maxx M
Des Moines
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212 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The food is great but sometimes the sewage smell from the floor drains can be overwhelming. The chlorine smell from the pool is quite noticeable. I haven't had a bad meal here.

Thank Proteeus3
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Food was ok. We only had an appetizer plate and there was a mistake when it came out. Waitress took care it.

Thank Betsy S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We have never had a bad meal....ever! Every time we stay in Design Moines, we visit! Great specials too!

Thank Caxtyn
Mabelvale, Arkansas
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108 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Decided to try this restaurant because we hadn't seen a Benigan's in several years. Monte Cristo Monday didn't disappoint. Though the restaurant is showing its age, it still has good food and staff.

Thank chaser193
Lincoln, Nebraska
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126 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding. service was great the food was great atmosphere was great definitely going to hit this place again on the

Thank eagleterry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Irish, American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4800 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-1900
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Urbandale
  • Phone Number: 15152767777
A high-energy neighborhood restaurant and tavern, Bennigan's is relentlessly focused on the people, food and experience that define it. Every member of the team "bleeds green" to go above and beyond the casual dining expectations of today. Our new restaurant design is warm and inviting, putting the focus on the food, the drinks and, as always, the Irish Hospitality. Bennigan's has always been a neighborhood favorite - not just for food and drinks, but as a place to meet friends and kick back for a while. Stop in today!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?