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Benny's Steak & Seafood

2 Independent Dr Ste 175, Jacksonville, FL 32202-5035
+1 904-301-1014
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (22 reviews)
“crab bisque” (11 reviews)
“beef tips” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Independent Dr Ste 175, Jacksonville, FL 32202-5035
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Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful view of the river.....it is on one of the water taxi stops on the river.....excellent cosmo.......wonderful atmosphere.......across from the doubletree hotel......water taxi came to pick us up when we called......great place to visit

Thank blanchardtiina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were downtown wanted some seafood. So we when to Benny's the food was excellent. The staff was very knowledgeable about the food. The view was spectacular. Will be back

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Never in life will I eat here again. The place smells horrible. The bathrooms need to be ripped out. Toilets aren't clean especially around the lids (what restaurant/public place has toilets with lids) toilets stopped up. Terry the waitress has a bad attitude. Talks behind...More

Thank banksk7
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

What an amazing experience we had at Benny's! Right from the service to the food. It was late when we had arrived, but absolutely not trouble ordering. The meal absolutely stunned us, and even came back the next night to eat. The staff was fabulous...More

Thank habsgirl_10
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Wow. So I can't comment on the actual food because we didn't get that far. We stopped by after noticing that that the restaurant my sister wanted to take us too had been closed down. There were 9 of us, and we asked if they...More

Thank Sean P
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The menu options were unique and delicious. Our large group had a variety of items from the menu, and no one was disappointed with their selection. The fresh orchid on our plates added a special touch that just added a beautiful touch to the presentation...More

Thank redheadmom23
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived on Mother's Day about 3pm. The restaurant was not overly crowded. The location is good. Near the St. John's river. The food was very good. We had the mini crab cakes. It comes with four cakes at 11.95. Boiled salmon very good $9.95....More

Thank Gary N
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Benny's is a very good restaurant. It's one of my friend's husbands favorite spots so we went for a small get together for his birthday. Very friendly staff and the food was good too!! He best is the view

Thank franinflorida80
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived for our 6:00 reservation. Was seated at a table with a dirty tablecloth. Not a good start. Waited 20 minutes. Was asked if anyone came to our table. Still no one. We got up and left. Definitely would not recommend this restaurant.👎🏽

1  Thank DeniseBuck-Mangels
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a sandwich and enjoyed eating close to the water. I had a grilled fish sandwich which was good but a little over cooked . The service was a little slow but they were working hard to keep up. There was one customer...More

Thank swiftmi
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23 January 2016|
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Response from Frank J | Reviewed this property |
short walk, real close, maybe 2 or 3 blocks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Independent Dr Ste 175, Jacksonville, FL 32202-5035
  • Public Transportation: The City of Jacksonville offers a bus stop in front of The Landing. You may also choose to arrive here by monorail, water taxi or trolley.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-301-1014
Benny’s Steak and Seafood is located on the waterfront of the St. Johns river. Benny's is known for it's delicious seafood and steaks. Come try our Filet Christian Steak or our Chef Seabass. We also appeal to our pasta lovers as well with our pasta selections. Come in for a couples romantic dinner or bring the whole family and let the children select from our kid friendly children’s menu. Benny’s also offers two full service bars, one located inside and the other located outside on our beautiful waterfront patio. Come join us for happy hour right off your boat or join us for a drink before your nightly event. Benny’s Steak and Seafood has a great lunch menu to please you. We offer $8.95 lunches, including your soft beverage. If you are looking to book a large party, look no more. Benny's specializes in wedding rehearsal dinners, graduation and birthday parties. Whatever your reason for dining, Benny’s steak and seafood is your right choice.
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