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Blue Benn Diner

318 North St, Bennington, VT 05201
802-442-5140
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Ranked #4 of 64 Restaurants in Bennington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $15
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Tue 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Fri 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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  • English first
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English first
Laconia, New Hampshire
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Saturday morning before the shopping trip our group of six stopped in to eat. The place was packed at 10 am! No worry; there were six open stools at the counter & we parked to a fun and delicious breakfast.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Waiting for a table is half of the experience. Good basic diner food with local personality flair. Loved the menu selections and overall experience. Sit at the counter for a shorter wait time and save room for the dessert selections.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Blue Benn is a gem of a restaurant. Small, crowded, but the food is absolutely excellent. Do yourself a favor and get to it at least once. All the locals love it so you know it has to be good.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a great little diner that reminds me of road trips with my folks before Interstate Highway System was finished and the chains took over food service. Just about every type of diner and deli food one could wish for. The food is good and the atmosphere is very relaxed. Locals told us it is crowded often but I... More 

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a great little place. The atmosphere is unbeatable if you love old, authentic, hole-in-the-wall diners. It's one of those aluminum trailer style places with the twirly stools, fading formica tables and counter, and a little juke box at every table. The entire place was plastered with signs detailing different specials that seem to be offered all the time.... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were driving north on Rt 7 and hunting for a place to eat. We found this place and loved it. We had the roast beef open face sandwich, gravy and biscuits and chicken fried steak. We went very diner food. That is their specialty so it work out well. We loved every dish.

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North Adams, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Our food was out within 10 minutes of placing the order! And better yet, it was PHENOMINAL! Our waitress, Jean, was an absolute sweetheart! Only complaint: the seats are a little uncomfortable!

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new york
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

On our trip through Vermont, we had to stop at the Blue Benn diner- on recommendations from family. They were right- the meal was excellent, and the whole retro diner experience was not to be missed. The pumpkin-pecan pancakes were delicious as were the red-skinned home fries. It was hard to decide what to eat- the menu is extensive. Service... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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153 reviews 153 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We've been stopping here on road trips for a good 30 years and the place never lets us down--or changes. Same funky, no-frills decor, same hand-lettered signs (actually, slips of paper) announcing daily specials, same rib-stickingly wonderful food. I can never resist the omelets--the Greek version plump with spinach and feta, or yesterday's choice, with Vermont cheddar, locally smoked ham... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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140 reviews 140 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stop by Saturdays for the pancake special! If you come Sunday the special signs will still be hanging there, taunting you with all of the delicious sugary goodness you could be eating. The cream cheese stuffed caramel apple French toast was to die for. I couldn't stop stealing bites from my friend's plate. Don't forget to ask for a side... More 

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Additional Information about Blue Benn Diner

Address: 318 North St, Bennington, VT 05201
Phone Number: 802-442-5140
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Bennington
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
Cuisine: American

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