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American, Bar, Irish, Contemporary, Pub
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2023 7th Ave N, Clear Lake, IA 50428
+1 641-357-2366
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good service, very good food clean place to eat! Plenty of parking! Good drinks!smart employees!,

Thank Mike D
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I come into town a few times per year and try to stop at Bennigans. I had the club and baked potato soup. Always delicious. I like it that one of the managers always comes out to see how the food is.

Thank Kim F
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This restaurant is connected to the Best Western Motor Inn and therefore is very convenient for motor inn guests. My wife and I each had a hamburger and fries and enjoyed them very much. They were very tasty and filling and the staff provided very good service. It's a good restaurant.

Thank Snowbears4440
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Service was very quick and the waitress was there asking if the food was alright, was I in need of another drink or did I need anything else. She was very happy and nice to talk to and I was also approached by her supervisor and asked if I needed anything either. Food was very good.

Thank 2871Bill
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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197 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Had lunch here upon arrival into Clear Lake while staying at adjacent hotel. Would gladly eat here again.

Thank JohnF1949
Grundy Center, Iowa
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We were disappointed in the Chipotle Burger. My friend asked for no onion, but did not have any chipotle on her burger either. The blended margarita wasn't very good and the Bloody Mary lacked spices and seasoning.

Thank karenhS759MF
Algona, Iowa
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117 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stopped to eat at 7:30 pm on a Tuesday evening. Only about 1/3 of the tables had diners. We were seated and waited, and waited, and waited. After 10 minutes my husband got up to go ask to be waited on...we waited another five minutes to no avail. No one ever came to our table. Out of frustration, we... More 

Thank Rita P
Cairo, Egypt
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Found ourselves there unexpectedly and were pleasantly surprised. Very good restaurant, much better than we expected to find.

Thank Foulan
Lakeville, Minnesota
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614 reviews
398 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Stopped at this exit to buy gas and have dinner so went here we got our drinks & ordered and waited & waited and the place was almost empty!( watched 3 races at olympics before food came) I had half a club sandwich & a salad and my wife had sliders ( called pub bites I think) they were a... More 

Thank MinnScooter
Waukee, Iowa
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Ate here because we arrived late to check into the Best Western that is attached, and not much else open. The waitress was new overly giddy to help, but she was sweet. The food was over salted and even though we told them we were staying at the hotel, we didn't get our discount we should have. The music was... More 

Thank Tammy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
American, Bar, Irish, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2023 7th Ave N, Clear Lake, IA 50428
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clear Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 641-357-2366
Bennigan's restaurant and bar at the Best Western hotel off I-35 in Clear Lake, Iowa is an upbeat and relaxing place to kick back and experience
the genuine spirit of Irish Hospitality! Enjoy craveable, crowd-pleasing food, ice cold beers,
specialty drinks and wines. Our restaurant offers longtime Bennigan's favorites like our Kilkenny’s Country Chicken Wrap and decadent Monte Cristo with innovative new American fare selections and famous Burgers! Check out our daily Food and Drink Specials!

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?