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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: Dinner, Late Night, Seating, Waitstaff

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Nice outdoor area and good food

The young lady that was our server was very pleasant. They have a nice outdoor dining area. The food was very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2015
Kathie S
Henderson, Nevada, United States
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We were a group of four friends visiting Salida. We walked over to Benson's for a beer and to kill a little time while waiting for a table at The Fritz. We got the booth in the front corner window, which was a nice little spot. We ended up coming back over after dinner for more drinks, and that time... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I've eaten here in the past because the menu offered Buffalo Burgers. The buffalo is no longer on the menu and the burger that I ordered was overdone and I suspect that it had been on the grill for most of the day. Decent beer selection. Can't go wrong with Pilsner Urquel on tap. So come for the beer and... More 

Thank BOOBOO47
Ames, Iowa
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

I just plan like the "vibe" of this place. It has some interesting beer choices and the burgers are excellent. The outside patio is a great place for lunch. Just sitting inside sipping a PBR tallboy watching people or sports is a good time too. FYI: Their website appears to only have the front side of the menu.

Thank bubbabingo
Henderson, Nevada, United States
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The young lady that was our server was very pleasant. They have a nice outdoor dining area. The food was very good.

Thank Kathie S
Benbrook, Texas
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Great backyard tavern with great food and beer. I really enjoy the relaxed atmosphere. whether you sit inside around the bar and outside, you will get great service and feel right at home.

Thank Gary C
Denver, Colorado
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116 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Easy, casual, nice beer and wine selection. Had salad and sandwiches...tasty, timely and terrific service. Good experience.

Thank Pat L
Howard, Colorado
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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....

Thank Dutch D
Keller, Texas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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

Thank FrankinTexas
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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 

Thank theinsurancetraveler
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369 restaurant reviews
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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.

Thank djack7

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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: Pub, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene


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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?