The Benchmark Restaurant
Great food and service. Its a little loud on a busy night.
Our waiter was nice but we felt rushed at times. Our soup/salad came out before we had a chance to finish the appetizer. Some of the food items were way too salty, ie smashed “potatoes”/cauliflower, the green beans, the bacon app, and the lobster bisque. The chicken and beef items were delicious. Bar/drink items seem fairly priced.
The food and service is always amazing! We will definitely be back.
The food and service was excellent. As expected from a high end restaurant
Great service!!! Chef had an issue with steak temperature. Sent back 3 times- comped it
One of Toledo's best restaurants. We had the Sea Bass and the Hangar Steak and both were cooked perfectly and were outstanding!
Benchmark is a high end restaurant. You will have a big bill but it's worth it! The food and wine selections are wonderful!
The food was good and the service was great, but the ambiance was sorely lacking. Our booth faced into the side station/managers office, so that was really disappointing. While I think the food was good, I didn’t perceive it was worth the price tag ($150 for two people for lunch). I would rather spend that money on a steakhouse with more ambiance.
The ribeye was the best steak I’ve ever had. The bourbon cake desert was incredible as well
I have already recommended it to all my friends.
The twice baked potato and lobster bisque were incredible
The food, drinks, and service was excellent!! Had the private room for my husband’s birthday. They treated very well! Was great for that special occasion with family and friends!!
Always a great experience
It was our first time at The Benchmark and we couldn’t be happier with our experience. We credit our waiter/server Dave! We took him up on all of his recommendations and we were not disappointed! He was prompt and thorough and we were never without a drink which, for us, is always important. Food was amazing and we can’t wait to get back for another amazing night experience.
We planned our first time to Benchmark to celebrate my friend's birthday. While the server did a great job explaining the menu, the rest of the evening was somewhat disappointing. They need to do something about the parking situation on busy nights, I was surprised valet was not an option.
The feta dip was a very delicious choice for appetizer. My sea bass was prepared well and had wonderful flavor but the Brussel sprouts were way too sweet as such the flavor didn't compliment the sea bass in a positive way.
Unfortunately, they were out of short rib entrée and rib eye steak, both of which my friend tried to order and was told they were out because it had been a busy weekend. The birthday boy had to end up with a burger that was ordered rare yet came out well done. So disappointing! We had to wait a long time for our check. Mixed feeling about returning to this restaurant.
Wonderful steak! Highly recommended for your next date night.
Wonderful as always. Thank you for being consistently great! One of our entire family’s favorite restaurants!
Steak done perfectly, again!
It was a fun night out with our daughter. The meal was very good. I did have to send my filet back because it was not cooked enough. They happily took it back and cooked it a bit longer. It was very good.
The food was good
The service was subpar
The waiter rushed us to order
Dave wanted to get our appetizer order and our dinner order in ASAP. He even took our appetizer plates out of the way because our dinner order was on its way to the table.
The rush was not appreciated
I’ve been to Benchmark twice
Spent $190 and $170
I shouldn’t feel rushed
Great place to eat with amazing food!
We had a great experience at The Benchmark. Our server, Jack was competent and attentive. Our food was amazing...seriously, the sea bass was life altering! They have a great wine selection too. Can’t wait to go back.
Fabulous food, excellent service and we just love Benchmark! The atmosphere is modern, contemporary and vivacious! The wait staff were all so friendly from when you come in the door throughout your whole meal. The chef makes everything to perfection, couldn't find a thing wrong with anything. The cheese popovers were a little bit of heaven!
The food was great. The feta dip is out of this world. The bacon is great too. Had good service that was tentative.
Food and service are great. Steak was cooked perfectly and the sides are generous size. Would definitely recommend Benchmark!
We adore Benchmark! This was a spur of the moment date night for us. We picked Benchmark because the staff there does such a great job making every diner feel welcome and the food is always on point. Our date night was no exception. We were there while our child was at a dance so we couldn’t linger for long, but even on a time crunch the server and staff went out of their way to make our time a delight! We recommend Benchmark to anyone looking for a great place in the area for an event!
Everything was amazing & our server Michael was spectacular! Great date night or night out with others.
The service is prompt but not very friendly, almost seemed as if it was an annoyance, but he seemed very friendly when around the hostess stand laughing and talking. The food was average, the ambiance was good. We liked the location when staying at the Hilton Garden but we will look at other opportunities next time we are in town.
Celebrated my wife's birthday at Benchmark and it didn't disappoint. Our server, Michael, was outstanding with both his service and friendliness. He suggested the "Chef's Way" for the top of her steak and it was unbelievable. Looking forward to returning soon.
Took my mom and aunt out for Christmas. Great place.
Best prepared steak I've ever had! Strip steak, generous portion of mashed potatoes, and authentic ceasar salad! Husband had swordfish entree. DELICIOUS!!! So good! Round of applause to the chef!!
We attended the NYE event at Benchmark and couldn't have been more pleased with the experience. From the time we were sat, to the first glass of wine to the last course, it was wonderful. We were sat at the Chefs table, which made it cozy and personable. All the wait staff was pleasant and helpful. The meal was incredible, especially the fresh Italian truffle pasta. I've never attended an event such as this, and am pleased to say it was a wonderful time. Definitely a special time. Thank you to all involved.
I understand that a restaurant creates a special New Year's Eve menu, but the limited choices were very disappointing, from raw scallops to oxtail, the choices were too limited. On any other night, the food is excellent, but for NYE, not worth the $253 I spent for 2 people.
Good food, good wine selection. Good value for $$
Everything was on point , the moment we walked in the door till we finished our desert.
Great service. Steak slightly overcooked (asked medium rare, came out medium)
Scallops with risotto were excellent HAnger steak was flavorful but a bit tough... however server did advise us of this fact. Would choose differently next time. Everything else was great from drinks to dessert. Server was fantastic!
First time at Benchmark! Our family from Dayton was in town for the holiday. We all went on Christmas Eve day for lunch. Excellent service and food! Michael, our server, was outstanding. Please ask for him when you visit. We will definitely be returning. Benchmark may be our new favorite restaurant in Northwest Ohio.
Our server was excellent!!!! I wish I could remember her name because I would ask for her again. The food was outstanding (except for 1 of the dinners) drinks were great! We will definitely be back but will ask for a table away from the front door.
Great food and service. Went for my birthday. I had a card signed by the workers when I sat down and received a free dessert.