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Benjamin Steakhouse-White Plains


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Benjamin Steakhouse-White Plains

doberlady | Jul 24, 2011 09:00 AM

We had an AMAZING meal last night at Benjamin Steakhouse. There is not one thing that I can complain about. Well, except for the man a table over that was blowing his nose in his dinner napkin (seriously that is so disgusting-go to the bathroom and spare the rest of us).

We sat at the bar and had a cocktail. I had a perfectly made french martini and my husband had a vodka tonic. There were homemade potato chips at the bar and we had a nice conversation with the bartender who was so personable. We paid for our 2 drinks ($30) and I asked to sit at a side table as I hate to be in the middle.

My husband and I shared 2 pieces of the bacon app and the 6 piece shrimp cocktail. I love the way they split whatever you are sharing tableside. We were going to order 3 pieces of bacon and the waiter let us know how big the pieces are so we are glad he let us know and we really could have shared 1 along with the 6 shrimp. Bacon was more like ham steak strips then bacon. The shrimp were huge and delicious. I hate water soggy shrimp with a passion and these were top notch.

Hubby ordered the porterhouse (was not on menu but we saw others getting it and asked) and he ordered the steak fries which were handcut and fresh. I had the filet which was HUGE and a baked potato. Our steaks were cooked perfected through and through and the filet really was the best filet I have ever had.

We skipped dessert. Bill for our dinner, 2 more cocktails, 2 ice teas was $175.xx

I can't wait to go back!

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