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Benson's Tavern & Beer Garden

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128 North F Street, Salida, CO
(719) 539-9391
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
When you want a Quick Lunch at a Great Value Come Here

Late lunch for two, on a cold rainy day, soup and sandwich hit the spot under $15 before tip for two. Worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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  • Bar scene
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Howard, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Was only there once and had the absolute worse bloody mary I have ever experienced. Not at all a good selection of popular beers. The bar tender got really upset when I suggested he learn how to make a real bloody mary. Will never return....

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Keller, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We loved this place. Great live music, craft beers, fantastic people and conversation. Laid back, very pleasant place to kick back, have a beer and listen to good local music

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Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I love a good bar. I love a good beer garden. Most of all, I love sitting at a good bar, in a good bar. Benson's is THE SPOT for me if I'm tired, maybe after a long bike ride, or a good days fishing, and I just want to sit at the bar, drink a cold beer, and chill.... More 

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Salida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Late lunch for two, on a cold rainy day, soup and sandwich hit the spot under $15 before tip for two. Worth a visit.

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Salida, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I love their burgers and sandwiches and fries, dinners and......everything else I've tried. Benson's is owned by The Fritz people and is spot on for reliably good food with large portions. Their patio is always hopping. Great place.

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Salida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

First time to try chicken n waffle... Wow yum, with siracha honey slaw. And the bar tender did a good job on the Italian margaritas too. Nice place to catch up with a friend... Great to be able to visit and laugh. Clean and fun atmosphere.

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Evansville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Great fish and chips! The waitress was very nice and from Vermont! Fixed us a mean Bloody Mary! I will stop again hopefully in the summer to check out the beer garden. Looked like it would be a fun place to spend a summer evening after a long day of fun.

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Houston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Went here on the recommendation of hotel staff. Though it is certainly more bar than restaurant the food was excellent and it was a good choice for our party of nine (including 5 kids). Cheese fries were incredible and all meals were very good. Cute street, fun hangout, nice place for a meal.

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Bensons is a great place to go for bar food and drinks. Watch football are their many TVs. Dwight and Brett the Owners make you feel like a long lost friend. Very friendly. Best Chicken wings in Salida.

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Salida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Fun hangout bar with a nice little menu. Try the bacon ranch sweet potatoe fries- oh holy yum. Decent selection of beers to choose from including at least one from local Elevation Brewing. Nice evening

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 North F Street, Salida, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Salida
  • Phone Number: (719) 539-9391

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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