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Chef's Special Menu at Bennigan's

Looking for something fresh? Then you must try something off of our Chef Special menu! Inspired and created by our culinary team this chef driven menu offers some unique options such as our Pan-Seared Maple Salmon and Balsamic Flat Iron Steak. You definitely won't be disappointed!
Chef's Specials
Crowd PleasersTM
Fried Calamari$11 Fried Calamari $11Calamari that is lightly hand-breaded then gently fried to a golden brown. Served with zesty marinara sauce.
Pairs well with O'Malley's flavored Mojito
Mini Steak Tacos Two Tacos$6   Three Tacos$8 Mini Steak Tacos Two Tacos $6   Three Tacos$8Lightly seasoned, tender Flat Iron steak over corn tortillas, topped with crisp lettuce, pico de gallo and cheese. Served with house-made salsa and guacamole.
Pairs well with any of our Mexican Lagers (Dos XX Equis, Corona, Corona Light)
Cajun Shrimp Tacos Two Tacos$7   Three Tacos$9 Cajun Shrimp Tacos Two Tacos $7   Three Tacos$9Spicy buttery shrimp over corn tortillas, topped with crisp lettuce, pico de gallo, cheese and sliced avocado. Served with house-made salsa and guacamole.
Pairs well with our Caribbean Sangria.
House Favorites
Steak Taco Salad $13 Steak Taco Salad $13Crispy tortilla bowl filled with salad mix tossed with ranch dressing, tender Flat Iron steak, diced tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, cheese, diced jalapeños and green onions.
Pairs well with any of our Fresh and Fruity Rita's
Housemade Cottage Pie $15 Housemade Cottage Pie $15A savory casserole with ground beef, sausage, onions, mushrooms, carrots, tomatoes & fresh herbs topped with parmesan-toasted garlic mashed potatoes.
Beef Stir Fry $16 Beef Stir Fry $16Stir fried beef with mushrooms, peppers and onions. Served on a bed of rice pilaf and a drizzle of Sriracha sauce. Pairs well with Cellar 8 Pinot Noir.
Broiled Barramundi Fish $16 Broiled Barramundi Fish $16Barramundi AKA Asian sea bass is grilled to perfection and smothered with lemon-caper butter sauce. Served with garlic mash potato.
Pairs well with our Tokyo Mule
Pan-Seared Maple Salmon$18 Broiled Barramundi Fish $16Seared salmon served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and topped with Granny Smith Apples, bacon and a maple gastrique
Pairs well with a glass of Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay
Grilled Chicken Kabob$15 Broiled Barramundi Fish $16Lemon & herbs grilled chicken, with mushrooms and peppers. Served over a bed of rice pilaf. (Gluten Friendly)
Pairs well with our Lucky Lemonade
House Specialty Steaks
Comes with your choice of soup or side salad. Sides may substitute to grilled asparagus, maple brussel sprouts, homestyle French fries, sweet potato fries, seasoned broccoli, signature rice pilaf, garlic mashed potatoes or coleslaw
NY Strip$28 NY Strip $2712oz. seasoned Angus choice NY steak grilled to perfection served over garlic mash potatoes and topped with fried onion haystack. Accompanied with seasoned broccoli and red wine reduction sauce.
Pairs well with a glass of Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon
Blackened Ribeye$28 Blackened Ribeye $2712 oz. Cajun-seasoned Angus ribeye steak grilled to your liking set on top of garlic mash potatoes with GUINNESS® sauce and served with grilled asparagus bundle.
Pairs well with a Pint of Guinness
MONDAY
  • $10 Monte Cristos All Day!
FRIDAY
  • $12 All You Can Eat Fish and Chips!
SUNDAY
  • Kids Eat Free* (see server for details)
All Daily Deals cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions. Valid at the Elgin Bennigan's location only. For limited time only. *12 years old & younger. Must order from the kids menu & be accompanied by an adult dining from the regular menu. 1 kid meal per $12 purchase limit 3 kids meals. Dine in only.
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