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Frankie & Benny's - Southend-On-Sea

18/20 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2NE, England
+44 1702 460732
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“sundae” (3 reviews)
“wings” (3 reviews)
“f b” (15 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
18/20 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2NE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

40minutes to get my starter, in an empty restaurant (totally empty but for me, now I know why) and when it finally arrived it was missing cheese. This might seem trivial but we’re only talking about garlic bread with cheese! How many ingredients please? Then...More

1  Thank Mitch C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant with our daughters and grandchildren the food was slow to arrive even though it was not busy also we had to eat with our coats on because it was so cold they don’t seem to have heating in there we won’t...More

2  Thank Cass1962
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with children and husband. Ordered kids food had mini hotdogs and some nuggets chips and beans. The hotdogs came out stone cold, had about 6 chips with them ( And for £7.45) for a kids menu we expected a bit more. The beans that...More

1  Thank mindy8666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself, my partner and two relatives came here on a Saturday evening, late October. Walked in and got a table straight away, the place wasn’t overly that busy. We were sat there for not even 1 minute before we were asked what drinks we’d like....More

2  Thank Tammy N
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We went for an evening meal on a Friday night. The restaurant was full of party goers which was very loud and made conversation hard. After ordering our food we had to wait quite a while and we found the food average at best plus...More

Thank jeffandsuecardy56
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Food was ok. Portion sizes were small considering the considerable price tags. Our party really made the atmosphere in the restaurant without which it would have been struggling. Not helped by the background music of someone’s training tape of someone learning a new language. I...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The manager is incredibly rude to the point he even asked me if I was done when I was trying to explain something to him. He even turn his back on me and walked away mid conversation.

2  Thank Ben L
Reviewed 23 October 2017

A very quiet, early lunch time. Only about 4 other tables occupied. Waiting staff friendly but such a long wait...........for everything. It took ages to get our drinks, food and coffee after our meal. When it arrived the food was good. Overall value is good...More

Thank -123-Jayne-456
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Pre - ordered our food 5 days before we went on 11 October for an evening birthday meal , waited an hour and half for starters and a further hour for mains ,they still managed to get our pre- ordered food wrong even though they...More

1  Thank martynapplebee
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Loved the wings for starter. Main of a pizza was also very good. Think we both eat for around £35. Very good value and service. The staff did well as someone was off sick too.

Thank Ace28065
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18/20 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 460732
  • E-mail
American Italian Restaurant & Bar. Families Welcome. Book a table and celebrate your birthday with us!
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