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Benton's Cafe

126 N Broadway Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801-6916
+1 405-273-9710
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (12 reviews)
“cornbread” (4 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
126 N Broadway Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801-6916
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

typical old greasy spoon restaurant, dirty, dark and needing everything, including staff, flooring and tables.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Best Pies in Pottawatomie County. I am hooked on their Coconut Cream Pie. Get there early because they fly off the shelf. I highly recommend them.

Thank ShawneeDave
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I love this place, it is pure Americana. We ate the special for today, Swiss steak, potatoes, salad and your choice of green beans or hominy. Bread and cornbread were included as well as iced tea. I have eaten a meal so similar to this...More

Thank Gena S
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I make a habit of stopping in every few weeks for their fried chicken liver. Taste just like Grandma used to make

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 16 February 2017

A very good diner which has been a stable of the Shawnee area over 40 years .. great homemade pies and great burgers...

Thank GARY C
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This diner has been in Downtown Shawnee forever and is still producing their mediocre diner food today.

Thank 1967Classic
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Benton's Cafe is a true throwback to the most wonderful mom and pop type cafe's of the 50's and 60's. Good food, great breakfast served anytime. Portion sizes leave you stuffed, and their homemade biscuits and gravy is to die for!

Thank Ralph C
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We ate lunch at Benton's today. My wife had the pork chop lunch and I had thd chicken fried steak lunch. Both meals came with a salad, mashed potatos and a vegetable. They also served home made cornbread and home made roll. This place is...More

Thank Bill8349
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The food is always just like a Sunday dinner at home. Food is excellent, facility is clean, pies are the best & waitstaff are friendly. It's quick to get a home-cooked meal, but you aren't rushed as soon as you finish your meal...you can sit...More

Thank diane8cooper4
Reviewed 17 August 2016

They don't make them like this anymore. I always get the lunch special. It's just like I remember restaurants as a kid; meat, vegetable, potato and salad all on one plate. None of that separate plate for your salad nonsense. Rolls and cornbread too. Finish...More

Thank btosu92
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American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 N Broadway Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801-6916
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Shawnee
  • Phone Number: +1 405-273-9710
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