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Benson's Tavern & Beer Garden

$$ - $$$American, ,
128 N F St, Salida, CO 81201-2106
+1 719-539-9391
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (17 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
128 N F St, Salida, CO 81201-2106
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great time at this beer garden. great atmosphere. Big outside seating area with live band. Would recommend

Thank juliem282018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love the large outdoor patio. Service was excellent. Good burger, decent fish and chips, and kids nachos needed more cheese. The sweet potato fries were a hit with everyone!

Thank AustinMarathonRunner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly crowd and staff. Good drinks, good prices, and better than expected food offerings. Easily viewed large TVs to watch NBA and NHL playoffs. Nice outdoor patio. If you want to get to know the real Salida, rub elbows with the locals who frequent and...More

Thank Roy F
Reviewed March 15, 2018

This is clearly the place the locals go after work to have a beer. The atmosphere is friendly and what you would expect for a pub. The food was good and served hot. The beer was cold and the selection was good. There were some...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed March 12, 2018

This is a wonderful find. We had stopped in at a gallery to browse and the owner recommended this as a place to watch a college basketball game. The bartender could not have been nicer; he found the game for us, chatted a little, and...More

Thank Rodney P
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Actually went to Benson's two different times in 3 days. Went there for lunch and the food was amazing. The veggie burrito with green chile was to die for. We also went after a dinner for some drinks and I have to say it was...More

Thank tlfinokc
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This bar is a local favorite in salida, a number of salida folk are in this bar at all times. Has a classic small town charm and a decent menu. Prices are fair, average base. In the winter months it can get packed, because the...More

Thank hanesrm
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Bensons may be known for the bar scene, after work brews and evening entertainment, but it's almost undiscovered at noon. The soup & sandwich special is probably the best value lunch in all of Salida. When it's warm enough the outdoor courtyard is perfect for...More

Thank AlpacaMama
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We have been several times for drinks and dinner. Good burgers and Green chile fries. A little noisy but a good friendly crowd.

Thank I6954XUgeorget
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

We were on the search for a burger after a long day of adventure-Benson's came thru! The burger was huge, juicy and cooked to perfection. I ordered mine with some green chili fries, on sweet potato fries topped with cheese. It was seriously the best...More

Thank travelingtoday
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Questions & Answers
April 23, 2018|
Response from hanesrm | Reviewed this property |
They do not carry Omission, however they do carry a number of gluten free ciders and Glutiny by New Belgian Brewing, which is brewed in Colorado.
June 25, 2015|
Response from theinsurancetraveler | Reviewed this property |
It's a mixture of some usual beer like Coors, but then they have some craft from a local brewery called Elevation, and a few other local CO craft breweries. I'm a craft beer geek, so while it wasn't a craft beer tap... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 N F St, Salida, CO 81201-2106
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Salida
  • Phone Number: +1 719-539-9391
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