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Bennett's American Cooking, Sacramento, CA

Bennett's American Cooking

4.5
4.5
1430 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Bennett’s American Cooking, offers prime seafood and steak dishes along with share plates, sandwiches and salads with a focus on freshly prepared and house made plates with 16 items priced at $20 or less.

Our atmosphere features an expansive bar at the heart of the restaurant with an upscale, yet casual, dining experience. Expect attentive service and Bennett’s signature hospitality – an extension of our other restaurant – Bennett’s kitchen•bar•market in Roseville.

Bennett’s American Cooking offers both lunch and dinner from 11:30 daily and serves Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am. Come and experience our hospitality and convivial atmosphere. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails, over 40 wines by the glass, and experience the flavors of our Prime Seafood and Californian inspired contemporary menu.

It’s an exciting time for the restaurant and we invite you to join us as we celebrate this new beginning.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 13 times today
Experiences are available.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Contemporary American, Grill
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 9:00 am–3:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 2:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu 3:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (916) 515-9680
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Catering
    Book your caterings now! We offer pickup at either of out locations, drop off to your event, and full service catering with our staff serving you delicious food to you and your guests! Please email us at Catering@bennetthg.com to inquire a quote and more information today!
  • Neighborhood
    Sacramento
  • Cross street
    Fair Oaks Blvd & Howe Ave.
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Bubbles & Brunch! $49 gets 2 Entree's and Bubbles

    Multiple dates available
    WEEKENDS. Two Brunch Entrées and a Bottle of Bubbles Saturday & Sunday 9am to 2pm. Brunch Menu features sweet treats from Stuffed French Toast with orange marmalade, cream cheese, and sweetened cream to savory options like our Eggs Benedict, Corned Beef Hash, Country Fried Steak, Steak & Bacon Tacos, and more. Mimosa Bottle Service Brunch is not complete without mimosas with friends! Our Mimosa Bottle Service features a bottle of champagne with the choice of two juices from Grapefruit, Orange, Pineapple, and Cranberry!
    Bubbles & Brunch! $49 gets 2 Entree's and Bubbles Photo

Offers

  • Inflation Busting Happy Hour Daily From 2pm-6pm

    Multiple dates available
    Sun - Sat - 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    DAILY. Enjoy Value Priced Sips and Tastes! Are you looking for a great spot to unwind after a long day at work? Look no further than Bennett's, where our daily happy hour offers amazing value-priced sips and tastes! From 2pm to 6pm, you can enjoy our signature cocktails, and wines by the glass at unbeatable prices, with many options priced under $14, many priced from $6. And it's not just the drinks that are a steal during our happy hour - we also offer a variety of share plates and classic comfort foods that are sure to satisfy your cravings without breaking the bank. Whether you're in the mood for something savory or sweet, we've got you covered with options like Chicken Flautas, Hoisin Glazed Ribs, and a Grilled Salmon Sandwich.

    Inflation Busting Happy Hour Daily From 2pm-6pm Photo
  • Wine & Dine Monday | $65 for TWO | 16 wine options

    Multiple dates available
    Mon - 2:00 PM - 8:45 PM
    MONDAYS. Treat yourself to an unforgettable culinary experience with our Wine and Dine Mondays! For just $65, you and a companion can savor two of our delectable entrees, two salads, and your choice of an exquisite bottle of wine. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or simply want to unwind at the beginning of the week, our Wine and Dine Mondays are the perfect choice. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the warm and welcoming atmosphere of our restaurant.

    Wine & Dine Monday | $65 for TWO | 16 wine options Photo

What 1,430 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

1,430 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great deal on the bubbles & brunch. Food and drinks were good and would definitely come back for brunch.

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  2. scott

    Sacramento

    37 reviews

    3.0

    37 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Went for the Monday $65/for two special. Overall a great value/2 salads,two entrees,btl. Wine. Restaurant was very busy, needed more staff! Staff are very friendly & work hard/fast. Ceasar salad dressing odd, wilted lettuce,soggy croutons(chilled plate & fork nice touch) short rib(beef chuck) very tender cut w/fork.nice flavor & sauce/gravy. Chicken nice lgr. Portion. Sea bass great dinner choice. Server-Cassy very pleasent, over seated i believe. Food runner gentleman from Rocklin store very helpful as was the mgr. Bussers could use some training(welcome to restaurants) overall nice dining experience. We have enjoyed HH a few times, great values. BT-Robin on tues. Is great.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded 5 days ago
    Hi Scott, Thank you for sharing your detailed review of our Monday special. We're delighted to hear that you found the $65 for two deal to be a great value and enjoyed the variety of offerings. We appreciate your positive comments about our friendly and hardworking staff, especially Cassy and the gentleman from the Rocklin store, as well as the manager. We'll make sure to pass along your kind words to them. Your feedback regarding the Caesar salad, short rib, chicken, and sea bass is very helpful. We're glad you enjoyed the tenderness and flavor of the short rib and the portion size of the chicken, as well as the sea bass. We'll look into the Caesar salad to ensure it's up to our standards. We also appreciate your observations about the need for more staff and training for our bussers. We're always looking for ways to improve our service and your input is invaluable. Thank you for being a regular visitor and for highlighting our Happy Hour as well. We hope to see you again soon for another enjoyable dining experience.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing as always. Waiter was very nice (he took care of us on Mother’s Day too, I feel bad I can’t remember his name).

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome place to eat. They always have great service and the food is out of this world! Try the lemon drop if you’re in the mood for alcohol or a virgin lavender lemonade! Love this place

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  5. DeeDee

    Sacramento

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very noisy. Food was just okay. Spare ribs had way too much sauce and were a bit too sweet. Fortunately the service was very good.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded 7 days ago
    Hello DeeDee, Thank you for your feedback. We're sorry to hear that the noise level was disruptive and that the spare ribs didn't meet your expectations in terms of sauce and sweetness. We appreciate your honesty and will take your comments into consideration as we continue to improve. It's great to hear that the service was very good, and we hope to have the opportunity to provide you with a better dining experience in the future. If you decide to give us another chance, please don't hesitate to let us know how we can make your experience more enjoyable.

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  6. NickO4224

    Palm Springs

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was ok. Steak was cooked inconsistently. Other dishes were satisfactory.

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  7. MartinC

    Sacramento

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice place on the higher end. Extensive drink menu. wide selection on the dinner menu.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 15, 2024
    Hi Martin, Thank you for your positive review! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our extensive drink menu and wide selection on the dinner menu. We strive to provide a high-end dining experience, and it's wonderful to know that you had a great time. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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  8. CarmenR

    Sacramento

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    It took a while to receive our dinner. When it finally arrived the food was lukewarm. As a result we did not enjoy it. Sending it back after a long wait was not an option. The noise level was rather high. Interestingly, the noise level lowered when the light were dimmed!
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 13, 2024
    Hello Carmen, We apologize for the delay in receiving your dinner and for the lukewarm food you experienced during your visit. Providing prompt service and ensuring that our guests receive their meals at the optimal temperature are top priorities for us, and we regret that we fell short of your expectations on this occasion. We appreciate your feedback and will address this issue with our team to prevent similar situations in the future. Additionally, we're sorry to hear about the noise level during your visit. We'll take your observation about the dimming lights into consideration as we strive to create a more comfortable dining environment for our guests. Thank you for bringing these concerns to our attention, and we hope to have the opportunity to serve you again and provide a better experience.

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  9. ittakestoo

    Sacramento

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Enjoyed our Mother’s Day dinner. First time, would return.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 15, 2024
    Hello ittakestoo, Thank you for choosing to spend your Mother’s Day dinner with us! We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed your first visit and that you’d like to return. We look forward to welcoming you back for another great experience.

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  10. WayneH

    Sacramento

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Went on Mother’s Day had reservation for 2:30 we showed up 10min early and was seated immediately, the food and service was top notch, I’ll definitely be going back
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 15, 2024
    Hello Wayne, Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your Mother’s Day visit, from the prompt seating to the top-notch food and service. We're delighted to know that you'll be returning, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Waited 30 mins at the table before being acknowledged. Wait so long brunch was over even though we had brunch menus. Server had to get authorization to serve us brunch. Confusion with appetizer and drinks. Not the usual “ experience “ disappointing for Mother’s Day brunch
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 13, 2024
    We're truly sorry for the disappointing experience you had during your Mother's Day brunch. It's unacceptable that you had to wait 30 minutes at your table before being acknowledged, especially on such a special occasion. We deeply regret that the delay caused you to miss out on the brunch experience despite having brunch menus. We apologize for the confusion with the appetizer and drinks, as well as the additional inconvenience of the server needing authorization to serve brunch. This is not the level of service we aim to provide, especially on a day meant for celebration. Your feedback is invaluable to us, and we're committed to addressing these issues to ensure they don't happen again in the future. We sincerely hope you'll give us another chance to make it up to you and provide the exceptional experience you deserve.

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  12. CarrieC

    Sacramento

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We we a little disappointed that we were not made aware of the Mothers Day Specials and it wasn't on the menu. Out of 4 entrees only 1 was really good. Needs more seasoning on most things and the meat was grisly.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 13, 2024
    Hi Carrie, We're truly sorry to hear about your disappointment with the lack of awareness about our Mother's Day specials and the overall dining experience. It's disheartening to learn that the entrees fell short of your expectations in terms of seasoning and meat quality. Providing a memorable dining experience, especially on special occasions like Mother's Day, is incredibly important to us, and we regret that we missed the mark on this occasion. Your feedback regarding the need for more seasoning and the quality of the meat will be shared with our culinary team for immediate improvement. We appreciate you bringing these concerns to our attention, as it helps us to identify areas where we can enhance our offerings and service. We hope you'll give us another chance to make it right in the future. Thank you for dining with us, and we apologize once again for the disappointment.

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  13. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love this place - Our go-to for great food and people!
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 15, 2024
    Thank you for your wonderful review! We're honored to be your go-to place for great food and a welcoming atmosphere. Your continued support means a lot to us. We look forward to serving you again soon!

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a wonderful brunch today. The 2 for $49 brunch is a great deal.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 13, 2024
    Thank you so much for your kind words! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your brunch experience with us. Our team works hard to offer great value and delicious food, and we're glad that it reflected in your visit. We hope to welcome you back again soon for another delightful meal!

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  15. Time2Dine

    Los Angeles

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice Girls day out for lunch. The waitress was not as attentive, but the food options weee good.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 13, 2024
    Thank you for joining us for your girls' day out! While we're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our food options, we're sorry to hear that the service didn't meet your expectations. Your feedback is valuable to us, and we will address this with our team to ensure we provide the attentive service you deserve on your next visit. We appreciate your understanding and hope to have the opportunity to serve you again soon!

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  16. LindaH

    Sacramento

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    I was a bit disappointed today! I had eggs Benedict and although it tasted okay it was served with chopped lunch meat ham rather than Canadian bacon which totally changed the taste.This is a special restaurant and always crowded so they need to change that, also serve it with hash browns rather than fruit
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 15, 2024
    Hello Linda, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We're sorry to hear that your experience with the eggs Benedict did not meet your expectations. We appreciate your input regarding the choice of ham and sides, and we'll definitely take this into consideration for future improvements. Your satisfaction is important to us, and we hope to have the opportunity to make it right on your next visit. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us directly if there's anything else we can do for you.

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful service… good food , our waiter was delightful and attentive
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 9, 2024
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed both the delicious food and the attentive service provided by our delightful waiter. Providing a wonderful dining experience is always our top priority, and we're delighted that we were able to exceed your expectations.

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  18. Bets

    Sacramento

    38 reviews

    4.0

    38 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was quite good. Service was slow, but I think they were understaffed and server may have done his best, given the number of tables he had. Happy hour menu is deceiving: it appears as though the H.H prices apply to whatever you order, which is not the case. We had run of the mill mixed drinks, nothing fancy, and they were $16.00 each: very well made, but we will never order another. Highly recommend the French dip.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 9, 2024
    Hi Bets, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We're glad to hear that you found the food to be quite good, particularly enjoying the French dip. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the slower service and the discrepancy with the Happy Hour menu. It sounds like the team may have been understaffed, and we appreciate your understanding in such circumstances. Your feedback is valuable, and we'll certainly address the issue to ensure that our guests have a clear understanding of the pricing during Happy Hour. While the drinks were well-made, we understand your hesitation due to the pricing. We'll take your feedback into consideration to ensure that we offer both quality and value to our guests. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again in the future, providing a more seamless experience. Thank you for your recommendation, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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  19. SeasonedTraveller

    Hawaii

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We are regulars at Bennett’s and always enjoy our dining experience. Brandon is an amazing waiter and always treats us exceptionally well. We strongly recommend Bennett’s.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 7, 2024
    Thank you so much for your kind words and continued support! We're thrilled to hear that you've had enjoyable dining experiences at Bennett's. Brandon will be delighted to know that his service has been appreciated. Your recommendation means a lot to us, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon for another great meal.

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  20. bethh

    Sacramento

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food, service and value were great. Especially with the Monday special.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 9, 2024
    Hello Beth, Thank you for your positive feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your dining experience, especially with Miriam's excellent service and our Monday special. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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  21. MeghanT

    Sacramento

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The staff is incredible! Friendly -Helpful- Efficient & Thoughtful! Always such a great experience and my new go to! Also love the one in Roseville.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 6, 2024
    Hi Meghan, We're thrilled to hear that you had such a positive experience with our staff! Thank you for your kind words about their friendliness, helpfulness, efficiency, and thoughtfulness. We're delighted to be your new go-to spot and appreciate your continued support. We're also glad to hear that you enjoy our location in Roseville. We look forward to welcoming you back for many more great experiences!

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  22. Annie

    Sacramento

    7 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on April 29, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    I have been to Bennetts before. The meat loaf is pretty good as are the soups and salads. However this time I ordered the shrimp tostada. Who would have thought that something that sounded so good would not be. The tostada was cold. It was a shrimp salad on top of a tortilla. It had a Japanese Ponzu sauce on it that got the tortilla wet. Odd. The guacamole needs more seasoning. The pineapple upside cake was dryer than it should be and one slice of pineapple was underwhelming. So the only positive at lunch was my friends chicken tortilla soup. The vegetarian chili reyeno was also not very good. I am thinking that the Baja menu needs a refresh.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 1, 2024
    Hello Annie, Thank you for sharing your recent dining experience with us. We appreciate your continued patronage and are glad to hear that you've enjoyed certain items on our menu in the past, such as the meatloaf and soups. However, we're truly sorry to hear that your most recent visit did not meet your expectations, particularly with the shrimp tostada and the vegetarian chili relleno. Your feedback about the shrimp tostada being cold and the components not being well-balanced is concerning, and we apologize for the disappointment. Additionally, we regret that the pineapple upside-down cake did not meet your expectations in terms of moisture and presentation. We take your feedback seriously and will certainly review the Baja menu items for potential improvements and refreshments. Your satisfaction is important to us, and we hope to have the opportunity to restore your confidence in our food quality and offerings. If you decide to dine with us again, please don't hesitate to reach out directly, and we'll do our best to ensure a more enjoyable experience. Thank you for taking the time to provide your valuable feedback.

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good service and food. Will return in the future
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 6, 2024
    Thank you for choosing Bennett's! We appreciate your support and look forward to serving you again soon!

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is the second time I've been to this restaurant and the first time was fantastic so we chose it for brunch with some really close friends.We had a wonderful time, the waitress.I'm sorry.Server was wonderful the food.The drinks, I mean, just such a great place.I will always come back.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 6, 2024
    We're delighted to hear that you had a wonderful experience with us! Thank you for your kind words about our server, the great food, and perfectly made drinks. It's our pleasure to provide you with excellent service and delicious offerings. We appreciate your patronage and hope to welcome you back soon for another fantastic dining experience!

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  25. KarenJ

    Philadelphia

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great dining experience attentive service and good food. Never a miss rather dining alone or in a group. I always stop in when I’m in Sacramento.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 6, 2024
    Hi Karen, We're delighted to hear that you consistently have a great dining experience with us! Thank you for your kind words about our attentive service and good food. It's wonderful to know that whether you're dining alone or in a group, we can always count on your visit. We appreciate your loyalty and look forward to welcoming you back whenever you're in Sacramento!

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    11 reviews

    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on April 25, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Not enough servers, our server had a big party plus tables all over. Food was just ok grisly ribs, too much aioli on mushroom burger, hard like pebble in my mushroom soup. Brought our entrees before soup and salads. Won't be back.

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 24, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Service was a bit slow. They seemed to be short staffed. Our waitress was very nice, and our order came out correctly. The food was underwhelming for most of us at the table. One person ordered the center cut filet, and it was barely seasoned. The mashed potatoes reminded us of KFC’s. Asparagus was blah. The brick chicken was unappetizing. I expected it to come out with browned, crispy skin because it’s oven roasted. It was fully cooked, but I would describe the skin as soggy. The “pound of french fries”were delicious! The serving is bigger than you expect and can be easily shared by 4-5 people. The chicken enchiladas were also really good, but the side of beans was a big miss. Beans, when served with enchiladas, should taste like beans and not a bunch of chilis. The fried chicken and rib platter was a little misleading. It’s chicken strips, not what I was expecting when it said fried chicken. The ribs were pretty good. The cocktails from the bar were terrible. I miss the former restaurant that was in this location. I don’t think I’ll be returning.

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  28. LindaH

    Sacramento

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on April 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I love this restaurant, everything about it! I had the pork chop, which was delicious, 2 people at our table had the meatloaf and one other had ribs & chicken. We also had the jalapeño corn bread-it was great. I’ve been here 4 or 5 times, I’ll definitely keep coming back! We had great service too, Lexi was our waitress
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 6, 2024
    Hi Linda, We're thrilled to hear that you love our restaurant and enjoyed everything about your visit! Thank you for your kind words about our dishes, including the pork chop, meatloaf, ribs & chicken, and jalapeño cornbread. We're delighted to have you as a repeat guest and look forward to welcoming you back for many more delicious meals. We'll be sure to pass along your compliments to Lexi for providing great service!

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  29. Jeff

    Chicago

    59 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    59 reviews

    Dined on April 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Celebrated with my wife and had a great meal, drinks, and desserts. Brandon provided excellent service without hovering. I would recommend this location to anyone.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on May 6, 2024
    Hi Jeff, We're thrilled to hear that you and your wife had a great celebration with us! Thank you for your kind words about Brandon's excellent service—we'll be sure to pass along your compliments. It's wonderful to know that you enjoyed your meal, drinks, and desserts. We truly appreciate your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

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  30. kmklw

    Sacramento

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service provided and very relaxed atmosphere.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on April 17, 2024
    Hello kmklw, We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed both the service and the atmosphere during your visit! Providing excellent service and a relaxed ambiance are top priorities for us, and it's always wonderful to receive such positive feedback. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back for another enjoyable visit soon. If there's anything else we can do to make your future experiences even better, please don't hesitate to let us know.

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  31. HallieH

    Sacramento

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Though my open table account specifically instructs restaurants that I am hard of hearing, we were seated in the noisiest part of the restaurant
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on April 17, 2024
    Hello Hallie, We apologize for the oversight in seating you in a noisy area despite your request for accommodation due to being hard of hearing. Your comfort and satisfaction are important to us, and we regret any inconvenience this may have caused. We'll make sure to review our seating arrangements and ensure that your preferences are taken into account for future visits. If there's anything else we can do to enhance your dining experience, please don't hesitate to let us know. We appreciate your feedback and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back for a more enjoyable visit.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    The restaurant was beautiful and the food was very good. My 2 complaints was there was nobody to greet guests to be able to check us in for our reservation or the other 5 people that also walked in. It took 7 minutes before any even greated any of us. The other disappointment was our server. She was extremely slow and unattentive.

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  33. DebbieH

    Sacramento

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of my favorite places for Brunch and Monday night dinner. Also to pop in at Happy Hour or even a lunch. Heck. I’m there often. Can’t go wrong. Cheers!
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on April 18, 2024
    Hi Debbie, It's wonderful to hear that Bennett's has become one of your favorite spots! We're delighted to be your go-to destination for brunch, Monday night dinners, happy hour, lunch, and everything in between. Your ongoing support means the world to us, and we're thrilled to have you as a valued guest. Here's to many more enjoyable visits and cheers to you!

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  34. SeasonedTraveller

    Hawaii

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We’re regulars and as always, outstanding cuisine.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on April 9, 2024
    Hello SeasonedTraveller, Thank you so much for your kind words and continued patronage! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our outstanding cuisine once again, and we're delighted that Brandon provided you with excellent service. It's fantastic to know that he was attentive and responsive throughout your dining experience. We greatly value your feedback and your loyalty as regular guests. We look forward to welcoming you back soon for another exceptional dining experience.

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  35. AnnetteK

    San Francisco

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Mia salad was awesome! Great service and ambience!
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on April 4, 2024
    Hello Annette, Thank you so much for your kind words! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our Mia salad and that you had a positive experience with both our service and ambience. Delivering exceptional food and creating a welcoming atmosphere for our guests are always our top priorities. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback, and we hope to have the pleasure of serving you again soon!

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  36. CandiceK

    Sacramento

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Our server was slow and the food was not up to what was ordered. The manager tried to make it up to us.

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  37. Maxibarker1

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 1, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    They missed it completely on the prime rib. Several tables in our immediate area sent it back. I had a rare endcut. Not by choice. Dinner salad was without flavor, one beet salad was undressed, and lobster was undercooked. Very disappointing overall. Drinks and the three dips and chips were good. Rough day for them obviously.

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  38. Vics

    Sacramento

    18 reviews

    3.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    We had a reservation for 2 for Easter Sunday Brunch. Arrived on time. Had to wait 20 mins for a table. Once seated, we sat at the table at least 15 minutes before server acknowledged us. We ordered drinks and water. After waiting 20 minutes for server to bring the drinks, we asked if she would at least bring the water. The server apologized and said she didn't bring the drinks, because they had to bring out some additional cases of wine from the back. About 5 minutes later she brought water, juice and sparkling wine -- and took food order. After waiting for food, approximately 30 minutes, the manager came to our table and apologized for the slowness of the kitchen service. She then presented us with another bottle sparkling wine. By then, we were pretty "buzzed" from drinking wine and juice -- and just wanted the food order. Asked for a bag to take the second bottle of wine home. Husband had ordered the hash and eggs, which he said was good -- not great. I had the steak and bacon tacos. The steak was nearly raw. The tortillas were cold. The beans were too salty to eat. We have eaten at Bennett's before and the food and service were great. Easter Sunday Brunch and restaurant service was disappointing.

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  39. Cynfong

    Sacramento

    37 reviews

    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Not a single complaint. Food and service were excellent.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on April 1, 2024
    We're delighted to hear that you had such a fantastic experience at Bennett’s! Thank you for your kind words about our food and service. We aim to provide excellent experiences for all our guests, and we're thrilled that we hit the mark with you. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon for another outstanding dining experience!

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  40. JazzyC

    Sacramento

    32 reviews

    4.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Great atmosphere… selections were a bit limited … not much for vegans and not a very diverse menu. I was seated at the bar … there wasn’t additional wait staff… they had the bartender doing too much … covering all the drink orders for the entire restaurant as well as taking orders for everyone at the bar. Ridiculous. The food was very good, but not crazy good.
    Bennett's American CookingResponded on April 10, 2024
    Hello Jazzy, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere and found the food to be good. However, we apologize if the menu selection did not meet your expectations, particularly for vegan options. Your comments about the service are also duly noted, and we apologize for any inconvenience you experienced with the bartender handling multiple tasks. We'll take your feedback into consideration as we continually strive to improve our offerings and service. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back and provide you with a more satisfying experience in the future.

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Bennett's American Cooking is rated 4.5 stars by 1430 OpenTable diners.

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2232 Fair Oaks Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95825-5502

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Fair Oaks Blvd & Howe Ave.
  • Neighborhood
    Sacramento
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 9:00 am–3:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 2:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu 3:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Contemporary American, Grill
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (916) 515-9680
  • Catering
    Book your caterings now! We offer pickup at either of out locations, drop off to your event, and full service catering with our staff serving you delicious food to you and your guests! Please email us at Catering@bennetthg.com to inquire a quote and more information today!
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