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€€ - €€€American, Irish,
2023 7th Ave N, Clear Lake, IA 50428-2103
+1 641-357-2366
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good26%
  • Average33%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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“burger” (8 reviews)
“club sandwich” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Irish, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
€€ - €€€
2023 7th Ave N, Clear Lake, IA 50428-2103
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The worst service ever. Friday noon and all they had were five people working. A manager who dismissed the customers as not worth her time. A host, who tried to help out, but could only offer very limited help. A bartender who had her own...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great bartender. She made my margarita with pineapple juice to perfection. I had the fried broccoli bites appetizer and it was very filling. The restaurant is a part if the Best Western in town and is a full restaurant and bar.

Thank mach2_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby really loves the Monte Cristo at Bennigans and it was just as good he remembered. My salad was so-so. This is just a few blocks off of I35 to the west. Very easy access from the interestate.

Thank MLH828
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited June 2018. Good sized portions and decent food, though the prices were a bit more expensive than I would have expected. Had a hamburger that was a good sized and juicy. Service was fine; restaurant was connected to a hotel, so sometimes it can...More

Thank KittyvDK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

American Bar Restaurant. Fine Food . Big Enough Menu. Cozy Bar and Friendly Service the Midwest Style. Real Nice Place. I Enjoyed every minute of it. Awesome Deserts. Must try them.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We stay at Best Western when in Clear lake and Bennington's is connected. The menu us good and the food and service have been very good.

Thank JohnF1949
Emily K, Manager at Bennigan's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks for the review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 18 June 2018

The young man who greeted us at door was very rude. I should have asked for manager. We were with a group of 8 people.. My husband is a short man and this young man made a comment to my husband that he would get...More

Thank marykR9713XK
Emily K, Manager at Bennigan's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for sharing your feedback, we will look into this right away to ensure it gets resolved. We apologize for any disrespect you may have encountered during your visit. We'll take steps to ensure staff are properly trained in this area going forward.

Reviewed 1 April 2018

My husband surprised me with an anniversary trip, including a drive from Minneapolis to the closest Bennigan’s he could find. It just so happened to be during a HUGE snow storm so the drive was less than exciting. Upon our arrival Jacque met us with...More

Thank Brenda K
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Have found this to be a good meeting place with a friend as we both travel a bit to see each other. Steak salad is consistently good.

Thank KatrinaBiker58
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

4 of us stopped and we all had something different. Everyone said theirs was very good. I had the ribs and they were very good! Meat fell off the bone. Highly recommend.

Thank Capt_America_IA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
American, Irish, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2023 7th Ave N, Clear Lake, IA 50428-2103
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clear Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 641-357-2366
Bennigan's restaurant and bar at the Best Western hotel off I-35 in Clear Lake, Iowa is an upbeat and relaxing place to kick back and experience the genuine spirit of Irish Hospitality! Enjoy craveable, crowd-pleasing food, ice cold beers, specialty drinks and wines. Our restaurant offers longtime Bennigan's favorites like our Kilkenny’s Country Chicken Wrap and decadent Monte Cristo with innovative new American fare selections and famous Burgers! Check out our daily Food and Drink Specials!
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