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“Great Value”
Review of Nikki's

Nikki's
Ranked #13 of 37 Restaurants in Carbondale
Price range: $2 - $22
Cuisines: Italian
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Description: Enjoy a Warm Italian Welcome! Welcome to Ben-Mar Restaurante. Welcome to authentic Italian cooking of the kind that nourishes both body and spirit. Welcome to generous portions rooted in genuine hospitality. Welcome to our second and third generation family run business where we take pleasure in serving you the best. Ben-Mar's two banquet rooms offer accommodations for 10 to 130 guests. Perfect for weddings, bridal and baby showers, christenings, anniversaries, reunions, birthdays, graduations, after-funeral gatherings and other special occasions. Ben-Mar also offers Off-Site Catering. Our staff's goal is to ensure your satisfaction from start to finish. Our catering staff will be happy to assist you in planning your social event.
Maryland
Level 6 Contributor
172 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Great Value”
Reviewed May 23, 2014

My wife is from the area. And so when we're up and visiting we seem to always make a trip to The Ben-Mar. My father in laws favorite place. They have their specials with great prices. And they have plenty of other items to order. I really like the prime rib. It is cooked just the way it should be RARE. The house dressing is very good, creamy garlic. Wine list is limited so don't look for a lot. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for good food at a good price in a small town.

  • Visited May 2014
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Carbondale, Pennsylvania
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Dinner is the best time to go”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Very old family restaurant. A few selections tasty but whole menu is common small town. No bar scene.

  • Visited September 2013
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Scott Township, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Salmon in Parchment paper”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Ordered this salmon and veggies in parchment paper and it was great. They also have delicious sausage and egg omletts . We have eaten here many times. They have good breakfast and the staff is very friendly Family owned and operated for many years. They treat you like family. I would certainly recommend.

  • Visited October 2013
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Spring, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
149 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Retro”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

Interesting restaurant. On entry it sort of takes one back a few years. Had the lentil soup, house salad and Veal Francaise with pasta. Not bad..... but the pasta tomato sauce needed a bit of flavor, as is, it tasted right out of the can.

Visited September 2013
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Carbondale, Pennsylvania
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Always a good choice”
Reviewed September 7, 2013

Recently enjoyed both breakfast and dinner and were very satisfied. Breakfast special was very reasonable and excellent. Our guest raved about her seafood dinner selection. Pleasant background music was also appreciated as was the friendly waitstaff. Large menu selection has something for everyone. We find the Ben Mar to serve consistently well-prepared food for a reasonable price. They even offer a special birthday month card for a reduced price dinner.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank John H
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