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The Restaurant at Benn Conger Inn


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Marinated & Grilled Artichoke Hearts
Served on crostini
Famous Fried Olives
Savory French Onion Soup
With‎ melted provolone cheese
Cup $6.00
Bowl $7.00
Homemade Soup of the Day
House Salad
With assorted greens & fresh vegetables
Caesar Salad
Made w/ tomatoes & homemade croutons
Colossal Shrimp Cocktail
Served w/ spicy cocktail sauce & lemon
Mozzarella Sticks
Served w/ marinara sauce for dipping
Accompanied w/ vegetable of the day & a side.
Veal Oscar
Breaded veal cutlet topped w/ lump crabmeat, hollandaise plus a sprig of asparagus
12 oz $22 (Benn cut)
9 oz $18 (Florence cut)
Benn Conger's Prime Rib
12 ounce Benn cut / 9 ounce Florence cut - USDA choice prime rib seasoned & slow roasted. Served w/ a side of au jus sauce & cooked to your liking
Black & Bleu Strip Steak
Grilled New York state strip steak dusted w/ a blackened seasoning & then finished w/ a bleu cheese butter
The Delmonico
U.S.D.A select cut delmonico steak grilled to your liking
Benn's Baby Ribs
Baby pork shanks cooked until they are "falling off the bone" tender glazed w/ K.C. masterpiece BBQ sauce
Blackened Yellow Fin Tuna Steak
Fresh yellow fin tuna cooked to your liking. Served w/ a cool wasabi cucumber dipping sauce
Soft Shell Crabs
Maryland soft shell crabs breaded w/ panko bread crumbs. Accompanied w/ cocktail & tangy chipotle sauces
Benn's Favorite Alfredo
Atlantic shrimp, sweet sausage & tender chicken teamed up w/ an incredible alfredo sauce
Open Faced Chicken Cordon Bleu
Boneless‎ white chicken breast layered w/ black forest ham & swiss cheese topped w/ hollandaise sauce
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Herb Roasted Red-skinned Potatoes
French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
Eggplant Fries
Hamburger Sliders & French Fries
Chicken Fingers & French Fries
Fettuccine Alfredo
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Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

This is our ‘go to’ hotel for visiting family in the Cortland area. Hotel is new, clean and well maintained. Breakfast (just typical budget hotel fare) is included in the rate. Staff is always welcoming and helpful! Book well ahead if you plan on staying...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EdsGirlBoston
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The Benn Conger Inn in Groton, NY is a Bed and Breakfast and a restaurant. The owners, Peter and Doug, are very welcoming and friendly. They know the history of the historic building and will share it with you. The food is very good. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rosemarie T
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We had a wonderful dinner at the Benn Conger Inn. You simply cannot find an atmosphere like it in the area. The owners are wonderful friendly people, who want you to have the best experience possible. The food is outstanding as is the wait staff....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jeannette M
Reviewed 1 January 2018

it is cold in Central, NY, but the owners decided that two space heaters was enough to heat their glassed-in porch dining room on New Year's Eve. They were wrong. At $30 a plate we expected not to be seated in plastic folding chairs. The...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank lharris2018
goodcomments, Owner at The Restaurant at Benn Conger Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

It is unfortunate that this was not brought up to the owners at the time of actual seating and dinning. We cannot resolve after the fact, but at the actual moment of dissatisfaction. We have four other dinning areas that would have been an option....More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

We were here for a weekend get-away and the dinner was superb. my wife does not usually eat cooked carrots but loved the way these were prepared. I had the grilled salmon with a horseradish sauce that was to die for. Very enjoyable dinner. great...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank peteza99
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were staying at Benn's B&B and went for diner on our first day in town. Excellent meal and service and our hosts even remembered our friends who stayed there almost 10 years ago!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 635pierrec
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Dropped in last night to meet family for dinner and drinks, but got the time wrong and got there an hour early. The staff there was gracious, gave us generous pours at the bar, and gave us a tour of the building while we waited....More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Drew U
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Warm, charming, inviting, romantic and oh yeah... great food. Groton is a nice quaint old village and the Benn Conger stands out as the place to go for fine dining. Worth the drive from Cortland, Ithaca, Syracuse, etc. Maybe you're lucky enough to live in...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Bob H
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This place is about 25 minutes from Ithaca. Dined here on a Saturday evening in October. Expected a crowd given the advertised quality of food, and size of dining rooms (several rooms, including, small, large, private, terrace. etc. But only two other tables were occupied....More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank CTMans
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent time at the Benn Confer. We had a very good overall experience at the bed and breakfast. The owners are very nice people. Thank you for a fantastic evening. We look forward to our next stay.

Date of visit: October 2016
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I don't know about pets either, but I do know that they are closed until mid February.
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