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Bennie's Italian Foods

309 North Market Street, Marion, IL 62959


Small Italian restaurant with delicious authentic cooking. Made fresh every day and homemade. Family-oriented restaurant with dine-in or take-out options.

A Taste of Italian in Downtown Marion! 

This one-hundred-year-old building has had some renovations as of late. A new mural on the side of the building showcases the food while having a bit of interactive fun. 

What originally started as a tamale cart has grown into one of Marion's favorite foodie-friendly spots. The tamales are still here and they are still amazing! Get them with cheese, chili, or both. 

Stop in for an experience of your taste buds with Bennie's all-you-can-eat spaghetti every Wednesday after 4 pm for $10.75. 

Don't miss dessert! Grab a slice of Tiramisu or Italian Cream Cake for the road. 

For bigger groups, Bennie's can help you plan your next rehearsal dinner, birthday party, sorority event, reunion meetings and gatherings, church function, training session, or even holiday party in the private dining room.

In addition to the banquet facility, Bennie’s also offers a private meeting room that may be rented alone or with a meal. The meeting room will accommodate eight to twelve people comfortably. This room comes equipped with fifteen places to connect to the internet which allows for business meetings and presentations. This room may be rented for a half or whole day with no interruptions, or you may choose to have wait staff that will be unobtrusive during your meeting.



More Information

The private dining room upstairs will hold up to 80 people for meetings, conferences, and more. This room also offers internet hookups for convenience during business meetings. Your guests will be served dinner buffet style with many of Bennie’s favorites. 

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