Itta Bena -Montgomery

4.7
155 reviews
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Itta Bena Montgomery is located within the new Wind Creek Casino and Hotel Montgomery. Enter through either the hotel pool bar area or through the BB King's Blues Club and its exclusive Red Velvet Elevator to reach the elegant Blues themed Speakeasy style steakhouse featuring the finest in New Southern Cuisine and the best hand selected Grilled Steaks, Seafood and fine Wines and Spirits. Relax and enjoy the views of the beautiful Pool and Spa while listening to soft live music and the finest blues.
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1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice dinner with family. Great service.

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FB
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best food and service in Montgomery! I definitely recommend eating here.

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LH
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Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my 2nd visit and it was very enjoyable and romantic. I love this place.

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TL
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Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

An extremely wonderful dining experience. The cuisine was absolutely out of this world! Highly recommend the crab cakes and their Signature She-Crab Soup! The service was good; our waitress seemed "new" and appeared somewhat unsure - maybe she "tried too hard," if that makes sense. We had seafood; was disappointed that the night we went they were out of the Grilled Gulf Snapper, so we "settled" for Pesto Salmon and their night's special Grilled Alaskan Halibut, with a side order of Seared Scallops. Both entrees were excellent; wonderful flavors that were superbly blended for one-of-a-kind taste sensations. Highly recommend; will be going back!

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j
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great evening as always...was alerted that two employees quit and the waitress and kitchen were doing the best that they could

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JS
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect escape from the daily grind. Itta Bena is a beautiful, relaxing oasis. We we're not rushed, hurried, or neglected. Service was excellent. Food was even better. Not one single thing disappointed us. Perfect experience.

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C
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious, and the service was outstanding!

Itta Bena -Montgomery
Responded on March 18, 2019

Thanks for 5 Stars! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Please come again!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Our date night experience was amazing! Very upscale and classy atmosphere! Beginning to end it was a wonderful night. The ambiance was perfect and the wait staff was on point! Our entrees were aesthetically pleasing as well as delectable! If you are looking for a fantastic restaurant- you have just found it!

Itta Bena -Montgomery
Responded on March 25, 2019

5 Stars! Wow! Thank you so much! Please come again.

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F
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Had a good time and will be returning soon the food was great

Itta Bena -Montgomery
Responded on March 18, 2019

OMG! Thanks for 4 Stars! We'd love to have you back anytime!

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BB
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every thing was wonderful. From the atmosphere. Food was Great. Especially our host

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Responded on March 5, 2019

5 Stars! Wow! Thank you so much! Please come again.

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J
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff were awesome and had really good attitudes and fun personalities. The food was amazing. Overall very good experience!

Itta Bena -Montgomery
Responded on March 5, 2019

Thanks for the kind words, Joshua!

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SM
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great layout. The customer service is beyond extraordinary!

Itta Bena -Montgomery
Responded on March 5, 2019

5 Stars! Wow! Thank you so much! Please come again.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the entire experience from the moment we walked in the door! Great service, delicious food. We had a lovely dinner.

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Responded on March 5, 2019

OMG! Thanks for 5 Stars!

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HW
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Marvelous experience. Excellent pianist set the atmosphere. Staff was very courteous. The food was excellent especially the creamy collard greens. Fried green tomatoes were served with a most complementary sauce along with a variety of breads and spreads. The steak was cooked to order and the crab cakes were firm yet delicately delicious. Our server was very knowledgeable of the menu and her suggestions were spot on. Great night and is sure to be repeated.

Itta Bena -Montgomery
Responded on March 5, 2019

Thanks for the kind words, HoraceW! Please come again anytime!

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R
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Surprising to say the least. Food & ambience were over the top. Steaks were cooked to perfection. Would like to have had a little more attention from our waitress, but overall a wonderful experience.

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Responded on March 5, 2019

4 Stars! Wow! Thank you so much! Please come again.

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MH
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Itta Bena is quiet and the atmosphere is wonderful. One suggestion: If we reserve on line, there should be a place to confirm with a credit card if that is you rule. Calling from a number that is not familiar will cause me not to answer.
A special thanks to the waitress, somebody was responsible for our getting a nice basket of bread. I certainly appreciated that.

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Responded on March 5, 2019

Thanks for the review, MaryH.

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PS
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 4

The service was very slow considering it was not crowded at all. Only about six tables being used. Some food was very good, however, the crabcakes tasted like the crab was old. Nearly to the point of spoiled. Also the cheesecake tasted as if it had been in the freezer for a very long time. The chicken, vegetables, and drinks were very good. The server was very nice; however, we waited nearly an hour to receive our meal. For a bill of over $100.00 I expected more.

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LL
Monterrey
18 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the atmosphere and the privacy of the booths. Food was fantastic and service was exceptional. Will be back for sure.

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Responded on March 5, 2019

5 Stars! Wow! Thank you so much! Please come again.

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DB
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I chose to eat here for my birthday. The food was delicious, the drinks were well mixed, and the staff made it pleasurable.

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Responded on March 5, 2019

5 Stars! Wow! Thank you so much! Please come again.

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PE
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and ambiance. This is one of the best kept secrets in Montgomery for premium dining.

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Responded on March 5, 2019

5 Stars! Wow! Thank you so much! Please come again.

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DH
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food & atmosphere

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G
Birmingham
16 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

My husband and I visited the restaurant for a quiet, quality meal.
We each ordered a bowl of Signature She Crab Soup, $11, when I noticed the small serving. We alerted the waitress, Lily Kathryn, informing her that the serving appeared to be less than a bowl, stating that bowls are normally 12 ounces and cups are 8 ounces. She became visibly upset and stated that the restaurant serves 6 ounces for a bowl and 8 ounces for a cup. She brought the chef and he confirmed her statements. The chef was not the least bit apologetic or conciliatory in his remarks. I maintained that all businesses should practice truth in advertising. Their menu should print the size if they are not going to conform to standard measurements. Their were only three occupied tables, including ours, during our stay at the restaurant. The ribeye steak, baked potato and fried green tomatoes were prepared to perfection

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OT
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere was awesome and so was the food and service. Just a perfect evening

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Responded on January 31, 2019

5 Stars! Wow! Thank you so much! Please come again.

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DM
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Not what I expected but pleasantly surprised. Except for having to go through the Jazz Club and casino to get there the food and atmosphere were excellent. Service was a little slow but didn't feel it was the servers fault. Will definitely go again to add variety to town's limited options.

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Responded on January 28, 2019

4 Stars! Wow! Thank you so much! Please come again.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Our food was great...fillet was very tasty...not quite cooked to a perfect medium, but not over cooked. My wife’s crab cakes were very good as well. Service was very nice and personable albeit a little slow. Nice setting with private booths. Maybe a little over-priced, but not bad for an occasional date night. The carrot cake waffles for dessert were amazing. Overall, a very nice place to eat with the added bonus of live music downstairs. We caught a couple of songs on our way out.

Itta Bena -Montgomery
Responded on January 21, 2019

Thanks for the kind words! We're glad you and your wife enjoyed the visit. Please come again soon.

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J
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent return engagement for us at Itta Bena.

As before, the restaurant was cozy and intimate, perfect for a special night out.

My wife and I came to celebrate my birthday, and the staff and chefs knocked it out of the park. We had many items, sharing a delicious fried tomato appetizer, to soups - the she crab soup being especially notable and rich, to salads, ceasar and feta cheese with candied walnuts. My entree', a strip steak, was excellent, grilled to taste and served with a dollop of butter.

I can't believe we had room, but we ordered dessert, but we did, and were pleased with the carrot cake waffle and the stout cake. We will certainly return again to enjoy this jewel in the Wind Creek Casino of Montgomery.

Itta Bena -Montgomery
Responded on January 21, 2019

Happy Birthday! 🎉🎉 We're happy you chose us to spend your special day. The carrot cake waffle is divine! Thanks for 5 Stars! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We have eaten there a few times but this was the best . Food and service very good and the pianist very entertaining. Would recommend to anyone.

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Responded on January 15, 2019

Thanks for the kind words! We'd love to have you back!

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C
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service, great food and music, will definitely be back!

Itta Bena -Montgomery
Responded on January 15, 2019

Thanks for the kind words, Craig! We'd love to have you back!

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Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

My wife and I was celebrating our 19th Wedding Anniversary and she loved how our waitress showed her special attention! Thank you!

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WM
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Went for NYE with a group of 8 and at the end of the night had a great experience. Our original server was having a bad night to start and ended up quitting during her shift, or at least that’s my understanding. Anyway the GM Byran Wooden stepped in and Jarvis started handling our table. Couldn’t have been a better night from that point on and the food was outstanding.

This is a true gem in Montgomery and I wish I had discovered sooner. Our experience was a textbook case though of understanding. We understood the restaurant was facing a very unforeseen and unfortunate situation with a server quitting mid shift and we let them correct the situation. When the leadership is addressing and working to fix issues that’s usually a good sign of good things to come.

Happy New Year to all the crew out at Itta Benna! We’ll see you again in 2019.

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Responded on January 15, 2019

Thanks for the awesome review and thanks for being understanding, WillM. We really appreciate it and we look forward to seeing you this year! Thanks again for the kind words!

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TC
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambiance! We celebrated a birthday and the staff made it extra special. Food was amazing and restaurant was very intimate.

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OT
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Steak not cooked to order, but had excellent flavor

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JH
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The restaurant far surpassed our expectations. Will surely be back. A hidden gem in Montgomery. Great staff and great food. Our waitress Jasmine did an excellent job. Very attentive and knowledgeable. We will be back

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j
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Outstanding as usual. Creative, delicious and the ambiance was perfect!

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NS
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and relaxing romantic experience.

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G
Birmingham
16 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service made our night special. They made our night special.

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m
Birmingham
16 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Good food but slow service.

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BS
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lilly, our waitress, was amazing! The pianist was amazing! Our welcome was amazing! The food was amazing! It was my mother's birthday so I pre-ordered wine for the table and it was there...the table placement, décor and ambiance was perfect. It is SO beautiful you forget you are in a casino...or even in Montgomery. It was as if we were on a vacation. The bill was a little high BUT worth every penny spent. Thank you for an amazing time and wonderful memories!! We will all be back again together...
B & L Sexton

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DB
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time dining and will not be my last. The wife and i really enjoyed the experience

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SL
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing atmosphere, great food and service. We had the maple bourbon chicken, jambalaya pasta, and BLT salad. Our server SHEILA was professional and knowledgeable. Her helpful and pleasant manner definitely added to our enjoyment of the evening.

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