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Benjamin's

) #1 of 36 Restaurants in Forest €€ - €€€ American, , Steakhouse
14900 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-5009
+1 434-534-6077
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“crab” (7 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
14900 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-5009
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1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Benjamin's offers a fantastic meal at an affordable price and their menu offerings are top notch. The wait staff and owners are friendly and offer outstanding service. Reservations are definitely recommended if you plan to dine on the weekend and live music on the patio...More

Thank Brandon E
BenjaminMcGehee, Owner at Benjamin's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Brandon for the kind words and awesome review. See you soon. Ben

Reviewed 23 May 2017

being across town I don't get there often but there service and all there food I've had has been very good

Thank Kenny W
BenjaminMcGehee, Owner at Benjamin's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Kenny, Thank you for the good review and kind words. We hope to see you again soon. Ben

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Food was very good. Would have gladly given them 5 stars, but they just couldn't seem to get our order right. They eventually did, and it was great. The waitress showed me what she wrote down and it was correct. Gotta blame the kitchen staff...More

Thank tom24527
BenjaminMcGehee, Owner at Benjamin's, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you for the feedback. We would love the opportunity to show you a perfect dining experience on your next visit. Hope to see you soon. Ben

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food and service. The beef was generous portions, aged angus. The desserts, made by Momma Sue, are a delicious finish to the experience!

Thank RehobothBrother
BenjaminMcGehee, Owner at Benjamin's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for the great review! It was nice meeting you. We hope to see you again soon. Ben

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Hoof and Claw is the best. Outside covered or open seating is hard to find anywhere else. Vegetables are limited in selection but main dish and desert selections are good.

Thank Rusty B
BenjaminMcGehee, Owner at Benjamin's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for the good review and continued support. Hope to see you soon. Ben

Reviewed 26 April 2017

I was with a VERY large group of people. The restaurant has, within the past year, enclosed what was formerly an outdoor patio, so that was very comfortable. One thing I especially liked -- given how large the group was -- was that our waiter...More

Thank Bsnbsn16
BenjaminMcGehee, Owner at Benjamin's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thanks for the great review. See you soon. Ben

Reviewed 13 April 2017

So often, I had over to Benjamins, for that's where I know that my pallet will be more than satisfied with another of what I call my dream lunches. They conjure up the most incredible homemade soups that one could wish for, and one can...More

Thank Sonny C
BenjaminMcGehee, Owner at Benjamin's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you for the continued support. We appreciate you! Ben

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Benjamin's has Amazing food and great atmosphere. This is a place you will want to linger rather than rush

Thank Sandpiper0001
BenjaminMcGehee, Owner at Benjamin's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

What an awesome review! I can't wait to share with the rest of the team. Thank you for your kind words. Ben

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here. We ordered the special which was a pork combo. The ribs were burnt. The chop and pulled pork was salty and dry. Wouldn't recommend that selection for sure. Service was good, but the food wasn't good at all!!More

Thank Mike L
BenjaminMcGehee, Owner at Benjamin's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Mike, I apologize that you were not completely satisfied with your menu selection. I trust that your server was able to quickly fix the situation by bringing you something to your liking. If not, please allow us the opportunity to earn back your trust in...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Benjamin's casual and comfortable atmosphere was just what I needed after a long day at work. The service was outstanding and we had one of the best meals ever in this area! I highly recommend!

Thank KathyLynchburg2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14900 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-5009
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 434-534-6077
  • E-mail
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