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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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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (12 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“home town” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
128 N F St, Salida, CO 81201-2106
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Reviewed 18 October 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 3 October 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 14 September 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
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The service was very good and staff was very friendly - although there were only 3 folks serving close to 60-70 folks in the late evening. The atmosphere was very good and there was some jam sessions going on in the garden. We ordered cocktails...More

Thank Arnab_Nag
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us and it was great. Good drinks and good food. The bartender/waitress was helpful and attentive. The food was reasonably priced and so were the adult beverages.

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We went here after our whitewater rafting trip with our fellow rafters. What a great time! Good food, great service and friendly staff made it an A+ experience!!

Thank Gran0255
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I stopped in for a drink only so I didn't sample the food and was treated to friendly conversation with locals. Great location.

Thank Funkytown19
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Good beer and wine selection and excellent, friendly service. Non-Smoking outside area good for families.

Thank Clive L
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We had been walking around town and decided to find a place to eat and there was Benson's, walked in was greeted and seated right away by cool bartender/waiter with a sense of humor. Picked a couple of local beers and both wife and I...More

Thank JimT353
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We came for New Year's Eve and were pleased with the scene. Seemed to be mostly locals casually enjoying a night out. The wait staff was friendly and responsive. The drinks were good and not overpriced. The scene was mellow.

Thank ms9331
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26 June 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, After-hours, 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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