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“Good Happy Hour”
Review of Benjy's Restaurant

Benjy's Restaurant
Ranked #46 of 8,545 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Kelvin
Reviewed August 4, 2013

We visited at 4:45 on a Friday and the upstairs lounge for happy hour was already packed and VERY noisy. We were about to leave when the manager offered us a table in the upstairs dining room with the caveat that we would have to be done by 7 when dining reservations started. (However, the girl at the front desk was perfectly willing to let us walk out when we told her there were no seats in the lounge before the manager stepped in. Do front desk people NOT understand the concept of customer service and watching dollars walk out the door?). A very nice waiter tended to our needs like we were long lost relatives. The drinks were very nice in quantity and quality at reasonable happy hour prices. The BBQ pizza was absolutely delicious and the perfect size as an appetizer for two. We were so impressed with the service (front desk not withstanding) and food that next time we will go for dinner.

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Thank Deborah W
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

The food here is amazing. We visited for a rehearsal dinner so were given a set menu, but boy did they deliver. The appetizers were tasty, and not too much. The entrees were delicious. The shortribs were tender, and fell apart with a fork. The salmon was perfectly cooked, and full of flavor. The drink menu has a great selection. The waitstaff was friendly, and very attentive. I wish I lived in Houston so I could eat at this place on a regular.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Made reservations based on reviews-was not disappointed! We were quickly seated with a wonderful purview to this well-decorated restaurant. Our waiter greeted us quickly and made great suggestions! (I suggest the Bellini Martini). I had the tomato, mozerella, and basil omelet with egg whites and my mother tried their special twist on their recipe for chicken and waffles. Our plates were cleaned! Did I mention that our waiter was fantastic??

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Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

Went with a group I had the chef special, Red Snapper. Out standing!!! Everyone was happy!
Good energy nice wenvironment. Service was very good. Good wine selection also

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Thank TravelerFromPerth
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Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Great spot for happy hour. The selection of drinks and appetizers for a great price makes this a great find. Get there esrly to get a seat upstairs at the bar. Blood orange margarita and spicy chicken appetizer are a must!!

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Thank erawson77
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