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Dinner Bell Restaurant

13444 US Highway 68 E, Benton, KY 42025-6453
+1 270-354-6521
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“pork chop” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
13444 US Highway 68 E, Benton, KY 42025-6453
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

A friend of mine recommended this place a couple of years ago, but I haven't had the chance to check it out until now. WOW!!!! It was everything he said it would be. Great fried chicken, catfish, chicken and dumplings, served right off the top...More

Thank LuvRoadTrippin
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Come hungry and leave stuffed. Awesome place to eat. Very country. Wear your casuals. The host favorite saying while customers dine is “take all you want, but eat all you take”

Thank crystajhughes
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

If I could rate this place a 10 I would. Amazing food that is seasoned like a southern granny and served up right off the stove. Cannot recommend it enough.

Thank Lorrie C
Reviewed May 20, 2018

As always, the Dinner Bell was as good as we remembered from the last time we visited ten years ago. A charming buffet in a homey setting. If you don't leave "stuffed", it's your own fault. Everything, from the super fresh salad bar to the...More

Thank csaray
Reviewed April 12, 2018

The Dinner Bell has been an institution for several decades near Kentucky Lake, specifically Jonathan Creek. Picnic tables and just setting with first one and another. In the left corner is a converted wood stove that has skillets and pans kept fresh and warm of...More

Thank globalride
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Restaurant was disrespectful and rude to a couple ahead of us. Only takes cash and the couple did not have it. Husband dropped wife off to get a seat while he went to ATM, restaurant would not seat her and told her if she did...More

1  Thank 547experience
Reviewed February 13, 2018

We have been going to the Dinner Bell for over 30 years now when we are down in that area and this is the best homemade cooking restaurant I have ever ate at. Their fried catfish just melts in your mouth and fried chicken is...More

Thank jackdaniels2017
Reviewed October 31, 2017

We tried several times to dine at the Dinner Bell but the hours were a bit odd. So many of the restaurants in this area close rather early. You are out fishing come in to get cleaned up and go out to eat to find...More

Thank Reader1957
Reviewed October 9, 2017

I work at a camp in the area 30 years ago. Loved going back then to fill my belly! Now my daughter is in school nearby at Murray State (GO Racers!) We were down to visit her for her birthday and decided to head out...More

Thank williamhw2016
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

The dinner bell offers "down-home" cooking. It is hands down the best food in the western Kentucky area. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Alexa M
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13444 US Highway 68 E, Benton, KY 42025-6453
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Benton
  • Phone Number: +1 270-354-6521
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