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Bennigans Grille & Tavern

4800 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-1900
+1 515-276-7777
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“monte cristo” (3 reviews)
“fish chips” (2 reviews)
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Irish, American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4800 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-1900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent dining experience. We had sandwiches and a Full Slab of Ribs which were perfect. The side dishes were hot and tasty. We loved our meal and we were so full and we had some leftovers to take home. The waitress was very good and...More

Thank williamfA5824TS
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Our server was really good, he gave us some suggestions which we tried and everything was delicious.He was very attentive even though they were busy.

Thank businessroadie
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Not overly crowded or loud. Try the burgers, they have a great selection. Beer selection was decent.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We descended on this Bennigans late in the evening and all very hungry. The staff quickly got a place readied for us and took orders for appetizers and drinks. They kept up with water refills and orders for more drinks. Gluten free options were available....More

Thank draePDX
Reviewed 21 August 2017

generous happy hour. friendly staff who were helpful with the area and events. good selection on menu.

Thank TexasTerry_12
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

After a long week of travel I decided to stop in at bennig ans in hopes of a good club sandwich. This club was huge. It was the largest club I've ever had. It was served with fries and I couldn't finish either. The club...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This restaurant partners with the Holiday Inn and Suites next door to provide hearty meals to the public as well as hotel guests. The restaurant may be accessed from the hotel lobby and also from the parking area. The menu offers a wide variety of...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We were traveling through Des Moines, IA and were meeting a friend. He recommended Bennigans! This was a great choice. It was a Friday evening but we were quickly greeted and seated. Our friend had a salad with some grilled chicken. It was GINORMOUS !!...More

Thank olroyw
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Having not seen a Bennigans in Texas. We decided to try this place for old times sake. We liked that there was a car show in front of the restaurant. Burgers and brats outside on grill only on Wednesdays. But instead we Ordered the fish...More

Thank Glorya L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A group of 13 of us had a reservation for dinner. The service was great and our food was made and promptly brought out. Every one of us said that their food was made to perfection. Whether it was the Monte Cristo sandwich (that I...More

Thank Janice B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4800 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-1900
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Urbandale
  • Phone Number: +1 515-276-7777
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A high-energy neighborhood restaurant and tavern, Bennigan's is relentlessly focused on the people, food and experience that define it. Every member of the team "bleeds green" to go above and beyond the casual dining expectations of today. Our new restaurant design is warm and inviting, putting the focus on the food, the drinks and, as always, the Irish Hospitality. Bennigan's has always been a neighborhood favorite - not just for food and drinks, but as a place to meet friends and kick back for a while. Stop in today!
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