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Mouthwatering Pub Treats & Irish-American Cuisine

Crowd-pleasing appetizers. Legendary sandwiches. Hand-crafted burgers. Enjoy old-school comfort food and flavorful, chef-driven specialties at our family-friendly restaurant. Crunch into a World Famous Monte Cristo sandwich. Finn's Beer-Battered Fish & Chips are always a hit.
Love a good burger? Try the Guinness® Glazed Bacon Burger with crispy fried onions. Go fresh with a handcrafted Steakhouse Salad - or go all out with our Legendary Death by Chocolate™ dessert. Inspired by Ireland. Innovated in America. Discover our exciting new menu of delicious pub-style dishes.
Bennigan's Irish Restaurant and Pub Menu
CROWD PLEASERS™
Bennigan's Premium Buffalo Wings$12Eight crispy fried wings, Buffalo sauce, chunky bleu cheese dressing and crisp celery sticks.
Irish Tower O'Rings$9Our housemade colossal onion rings, deep-fried to perfection. Served with a side of chipotle ranch and Cholula sauce.
Hogan's Egg Rolls$9Tender wraps filled with chicken, sweet corn, black beans and fresh herbs. Served with housemade pineapple sweet pepper cream sauce.
new! Reuben Fritters$9Everything you love about a Reuben in one delicious bite! Handmade with diced corned beef, sauerkraut, cream cheese and Swiss cheese, dipped in buttermilk and breaded in Panko breadcrumbs. Dusted with parsley and served with a side of Thousand Island dressing.
Dubliner Quesadillas $9Garlic-marinated chicken with Colby and Monterrey Jack cheeses, flavorful spices and crispy fried onions folded in a flour tortilla. Served with salsa, pico de gallo and guacamole. Drizzled with lime sour cream.
Boneless Buffalo Wings$9Our signature, hand-breaded bites served traditional or tossed in Buffalo sauce, with your choice of ranch or Bleu cheese dressing.
Original Recipe Broccoli Bites$9Bennigan's favorite, made-from-scratch, Broccoli Bites. Delicious blend of broccoli, cheese and bacon, lightly breaded and dusted with Parmesan garlic herbs. Served with a smoky honey Dijon dressing.
Mangia Mozzarella $8A classic favorite is back! Mozzarella sticks gently fried to golden perfection. Served with our zesty housemade marinara sauce.
Cheeseburger Pub Bites™* $8Three hand-crafted cheeseburgers served on top of shredded lettuce on Brioche buns. Served with crispy haystack onion rings. Make them B.O.M.B. Pub Bites™ for $2 extra.
new! Flip's Crispy Fried Buffalo Chips $10Golden fried potato chips, seasoned and tossed in Buffalo hot sauce, topped with melted Colby and Bleu cheeses, fresh chopped tomatoes, green onions, and drizzled with our housemade ranch dressing.
Cheesy Potato Skins $8Thick cut potato skins filled with Colby cheese, bacon and green onions. Served with sour cream.
Flip's Super Loaded Nachos$16One serious nacho! Crispy corn tortilla chips loaded with grilled flat iron steak, made-from-scratch beef and bean dip, fresh chili con queso, melted Colby cheese, pico de gallo, cilantro and jalapeño peppers. Topped with shredded lettuce and guacamole, then drizzled with lime sour cream.
MIX & MATCH
Choose 2: $11       Choose 3: $14 Make Your Own Sampler! Choose from:
  • Hogan's Egg Rolls
  • Broccoli Bites
  • Quesadillas Nachos
  • Mangia Mozzarella
  • Cheesy Potato Skins
  • Boneless Buffalo Wings
  • Cheeseburger Pub Bites™
new! Sheela's Sriracha Shrimp$10Twelve sweet shrimp hand-dipped in our secret batter recipe and fried to golden brown. Tossed in our spicy Dynamite dressing and served with extra dressing for dipping.
The Original Irish Dip $12Succulent roast beef with a layer of caramelized onions on a toasted garlic roll. Served with Bennigan's au jus and sour cream horseradish sauce.
Turkey O'Toole™ $11Freshly sliced turkey breast, melted Swiss cheese and smoky honey Dijon dressing. Served on a pretzel bun.
Cajun Chicken O'Toole $11Blackened grilled chicken breast, Applewood smoked bacon, melted Swiss cheese and smoky honey Dijon dressing. Served on a pretzel bun.
Kilkenny's Country Chicken Wrap $10Chicken tenders, lettuce, tomatoes, Colby cheese and bacon wrapped in a flour tortilla with smoky honey Dijon dressing. Try it with grilled chicken! The Classic
Salads and Soups
Dressings: Housemade Ranch, Bennigan's Smoky Honey Dijon, Maple Vinaigrette, Sweet PepperVinaigrette, Chunky Bleu Cheese, Caesar, Oil and Vinegar, Thousand Island, and Lite Italian.
Steakhouse Salad*$12Baby greens tossed with balsamic vinaigrette, tomatoes, grilled onions, crispy mushrooms, housemade croutons and Bleu cheese crumbles with 4 oz. of sliced marinated Flat Iron steak. Add additional Steak for $4.
Loaded Cobb Salad$12Our Cobb Salad is filled with goodness. Fresh mixed greens and romaine lettuce, loaded with marinated chicken, Applewood smoked bacon, Bleu cheese crumbles, Colby cheese, avocado, tomatoes, eggs, and cucumbers. Add your choice of any of our salad dressings.
Baby Spinach & Bacon Salad$9Fresh baby spinach, sundried tomatoes, golden raisins, onions, eggs, pecan pieces, bacon and Bleu cheese crumbles tossed in our own sweet pepper vinaigrette. Add Chicken or Shrimp for $4.
Apple Pecan Salad$9Garden greens, spicy glazed pecans, Granny Smith apples, Craisins® and Bleu cheese crumbles tossed in maple vinaigrette dressing. Drizzled with a balsamic glaze. Add Chicken or Shrimp for $4.
Kilkenny's Country Chicken Salad$12Crispy or grilled chicken with garden greens, bacon, Colby cheese, eggs and tomatoes served with smoky honey Dijon dressing.
Ultimate Buffalo Chicken Salad$12A fresh combination of tender greens, carrots, celery, pico de gallo and Bleu cheese crumbles served with ranch dressing. Top it with crispy or grilled Buffalo-seasoned chicken breast.
Soups Crock :$4  Bowl$6Choose from hand-crafted French Onion, Ultimate Baked Potato or Soup of the Day.
Soup & Salad Combo$8Garden or Caesar salad and a bowl of hand-crafted soup.
Celebrated Sandwiches
Served with our Homestyle French Fries seasoned with Sea Salt. Add a side Caesar or garden salad or crock of soup for $3.
World Famous Monte Cristo$12Honey wheat bread layered with tender ham, roasted turkey, Swiss and American cheeses. Batter-dipped, gently fried and coated with powdered sugar. Served with red raspberry preserves for dipping.
Lina's Crispy Chicken Sandwich $12This crispy chicken sandwich is a show stopper! A tender chicken breast, hand-breaded and gently fried to golden perfection. Topped with Pepper Jack cheese, drizzled with spicy Sriracha aioli and finished with kicked-up coleslaw tossed in Lina's secret sweet and spicy sauce.
The Original Irish Dip$12Succulent roast beef with a layer of caramelized onions on a toasted garlic roll. Served with Bennigan's au jus and sour cream horseradish sauce.
Turkey O'TooleTM$11Freshly sliced turkey breast, melted Swiss cheese and smoky honey Dijon dressing. Served on a pretzel bun.
Cajun Chicken O'Toole$11Blackened grilled chicken breast, Applewood smoked bacon, melted Swiss cheese and smoky honey Dijon dressing. Served on a pretzel bun.
Kilkenny's Country Chicken Wrap$10Chicken tenders, lettuce, tomatoes, Colby cheese and bacon wrapped in a flour tortilla with smoky honey Dijon dressing. Try it with grilled chicken!
The Classic Reuben$11An Irish favorite! Sliced corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, 1000 Island dressing served on Rye bread.
Bennigan's ClubTM$11Honey wheat bread, toasted and seasoned with freshly made basil mayonnaise. Layered with tender ham, roasted turkey, Applewood smoked bacon, tomato, shredded lettuce, Swiss and Cheddar cheeses.
Bennigan's ClubTM with Soup or Salad $9Half of a Bennigan's Club™ plus a crock of soup or a salad (garden or Caesar).
World Famous Monte Cristo with Soup or Salad $9 Half of a Monte Cristo sandwich plus a crock of soup or a salad (garden or Caesar).
The Prime Burgers*
We take great pride in bringing only the best ingredients together for our half-pound, hand crafted burger recipes. Our layers of flavor have been created by our remarkable culinary team to bring you a Legendary burger experience. All burgers are served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and our Homestyle French Fries seasoned with sea salt. Eating meatless? You can request a veggie patty. Add a side of Caesar or garden salad or crock of soup for $3.
The B.O.M.B. (Bacon.Onion.Marmalade.Bourbon)$14Slathered with bourbon-infused bacon jam over melted American cheese and topped with crispy fried haystack onions.
GUINNESS® Glazed Bacon Burger $14GUINNESS® Stout glaze, Applewood smoked bacon, Cheddar cheese, and crispy fried onions.
new! St. Brigid Burger $14Layered with our housemade Pub cheese, Applewood smoked bacon, grilled onions and mushrooms on a toasted Brioche Bun.
The Big Irish $16Two mouth-watering half-pound beef burgers piled high, double-decker style with double the toppings! Choose from any of our Prime burgers!
new! The Irishman Whiskey Glazed Burger $14Brushed with our housemade Irish whiskey glaze and layered with ale sautéed onions, Cheddar cheese and Applewood smoked bacon on a toasted Brioche bun brushed with our velvety made-from-scratch Irish whiskey cream sauce.
BBQ Bacon Cheddar Burger $12Cheddar cheese, BBQ sauce, Applewood smoked bacon, and mustard.
Spicy Chipotle Burger$12Crispy fried onions, Pepper Jack cheese, and freshly made chipotle garlic mayo.
The Classic Burger$11Our classic Bennigan's burger. Choose from American, Swiss, Cheddar, Pepper Jack or Bleu cheese crumbles.
Legendary Favorites
Add a side Caesar or garden salad or crock of soup for $3. Add a Shrimp Skewer for $4.
Danny Boy Chicken $12Two grilled garlic-marinated chicken breasts served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and broccoli sauté. Add Irish Whiskey Glaze for $2 extra.
Char-Grilled Flat Iron Steak*$16Asian-marinated, tender Flat Iron steak grilled to perfection and served with herb rice pilaf and broccoli sauté.
Oh, Baby™ Back Ribs Full: $25 Half: $18Voted "Best in Class," Bennigan's savory baby back ribs are slow smoked to "fall-off-the-bone" tender. Brushed with zesty BBQ sauce and finished on the grill. Served with Homestyle French Fries and kicked-up coleslaw.
Cajun Chicken & Shrimp Pasta $14Cajun grilled chicken and shrimp, fettuccine pasta, smoked vegetables and a made-from-scratch Cajun cream sauce. Served with toasted garlic bread.
Finn's Beer-Battered Fish & Chips$12Tender white fish fillets hand-crafted in a delicious beer batter. Lightly fried to crispy and golden brown. Served with Homestyle French Fries, kicked-up coleslaw and jalapeño tartar sauce.
Grilled Salmon Fillet $16Simply grilled or Cajun seasoned. Served with herb rice pilaf and broccoli sauté. Add Passion Fruit Glaze for $1 extra.
Our Signature Chicken Tenders$12Hand-breaded and served with our Homestyle French Fries, kicked-up coleslaw and smoky honey Dijon dressing. Try it with grilled chicken!
Passion Fruit Glazed Pork Chop$15Bone-in, thick cut pork chop seasoned and grilled to perfection. Brushed with our chef inspired passion fruit glaze and served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and broccoli sauté. Truly one of a kind!
new! The Irishman Whiskey Glazed Chicken$15Two chicken quarters grilled to perfection, basted and glazed with our housemade Irish whiskey glaze. Served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and maple roasted brussels sprouts.
Kensington Club® $16Grilled 8oz. Top Sirloin marinated in our secret Kensington glaze and served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and maple roasted brussels sprouts.
Smothered Chicken $13Two perfectly seasoned, grilled chicken breasts, layered with luscious ale onions, Merlot mushrooms and topped with Cheddar cheese and Applewood smoked bacon. Served with a side of roasted garlic mashed potatoes and maple roasted brussels sprouts.
Hawaiian Chicken $13Two chicken breasts infused with our heavenly Hawaiian marinade and topped with perfectly grilled pineapple rings finished with more Hawaiian glaze. Served with herb rice pilaf and broccoli sauté.
Sides $3
  • Garden Salad
  • Caesar Salad
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • Homestyle French Fries Seasonal Vegetables
  • Herb Rice Pilaf
  • Kicked-Up Coleslaw
  • Broccoli Sauté Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • New! Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Desserts
Legendary Death by ChocolateTM$7Bennigan's original recipe of rich chocolate ice cream, almonds, mini-marshmallows, chocolate fudge sauce and Twix™ Cookie Bars, on a crumbled Oreo™ cookie crust and covered in a chocolate shell. Pour on a side of hot chocolate topping. It's killer!
Housemade Bread Pudding with Praline Sauce$7This dessert will just melt in your mouth! Our housemade bread pudding drenched in hot Praline sauce then topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and powdered sugar
New York Cheesecake$7Rich, traditional New York style cheesecake topped with a fresh strawberry sauce.
Brownie Bottom Pie$7A Bennigan's Classic! A chewy chocolate fudge brownie with vanilla ice cream on top, covered with hot fudge, whipped cream and a cherry.
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