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Benjy's Restaurant

#106 of 7,083 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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2424 Dunstan Rd, Ste 125, Houston, TX 77005-2565 (Kelvin)
+1 713-522-7602
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Spring, Texas
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Menu seemed short at first but then realized I wanted to sample everything. And our fantastic waiter, Jason, obliged by bringing sample when we couldn't decide between two sides. Phillip was Jason's shadow and knew the menu inside and out. Very helpful. Won't stay gone from this one for very long.

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Thank emilesccc
Level Contributor
44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I went for happy hour to Benjy's and really enjoyed myself. I love the atmosphere of the restaurant and the happy hour menu is very good. Great craft cocktails to choose from and the bar menu is great too. We tried the goat cheese appetizer which was delicious and one of their flatbread pizzas...also very good!

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Thank Sls816
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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268 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

They offer a great selection of wonder appetizers at "happy hour" prices from 4-7 pm. The lamb meatballs are wonderful and the grilled octopus is tender and tasty. The serving of chicken filets was huge and enough for two and the pancetta pizza had a great sauce. The roasted Brussels Sprouts were some of the best I've ever had. Top... More 

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Thank JimH88011
Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The food is absolutely phenomenal. Everything I had was cooked perfectly and bursting with flavor. SO accommodating for my gluten allergies as well! I chose two items that weren't marked gluten free on the menu and they made it happen! I would absolutely come back here! The ambiance/aesthetic I'd say is industrial chic. Very cool! The staff is SO lovely... More 

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Thank Rose-Antoinette B
College Station, Texas
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We have eaten here many times, and always really enjoy it! They have great food, and great service! Love eating here for brunch too!!

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Thank Nicole P
Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had lunch at Benjy's last month and it was fantastic! We had the Braised Beef Carnitas and the Grilled Half Pound Burger. Both were excellent! The service was exceptional and very friendly. Loads of flavor to be found here! I'll be back!

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Thank Tece50
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is my first TripAdvisor review and I chose to write it on this restaurant. What a fantastic experience. Just when I thought some restaurants make you feel like they are doing you a favor serving you food, we ate at Benjys. My two children even enjoyed it, they have a kids menu and cater for well behaved kids but... More 

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Thank Planestrainsautomobi
Austin, Texas
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604 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This cool, hip joint has been around a while but is still one of the villages best kept secrets. The staff is great, the food eclectic but comforting and the wine line reasonably affordable. The quiet space allows for actual conversations and some of the dishes are epic. Get the fried brussel spouts that have this shaved salmon flakes on... More 

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Thank Tony H
Houston, Texas
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I must say this is over-rated and over-blown, I get much better food elsewhere. I took my family which consists of me, wife and 2 children. It was not worth the 2 hour wait on Sunday to try this place for the first time. The prices were high for the portion you received. And why on earth is a kids... More 

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Thank DrEitan
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I was looking for a place for dinner near Rice University and found this place among nearby. I was very surprised. Its a lovely if small room of tables (it appears they have an upstairs loft as well??). I was there on a Wednesday night and the place was packed. Its in a little eclectic strip mall of other interesting... More 

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Thank Neal K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2424 Dunstan Rd, Ste 125, Houston, TX 77005-2565
    (Kelvin)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-522-7602

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