THE JUICY DETAILS ON THE BEST BURGERS IN THE BENNINGTON AREA
Nothing says traditional Americana-slash-New England than a good ol' fashioned hamburger. Right in the backyard of where the nation was founded, you'll find some tasty, juicy burgs sure to warm your belly (and soul). If you're swinging through and visiting our historic town, make sure to taste some of these juicy delights:
JC’s Tavern: Full Bar/Kitchen. Live Entertainment. Volleyball/Corn Hole/Billiards & Darts. Private Events/Catering.
JUICY DETAILS: These 1/2lb hand pressed burgers are grilled on a flat top and come with lettuce, tomato, and/or onion. You can “glam” out your burger with additional toppings such as bacon, crumbled blue cheese, sauteed mushrooms, jalapenos, pickles etc. Served with steak cut fries (or upgrade it to onion rings). All for just $7.95.
Jensen’s Restaurant: Family owned since 1961. Serving Fresh, Homemade Quality Food.
JUICY DETAILS: Jensen’s is all about authenticity. All burgers are freshly prepared black angus beef and hand pressed, so you know it’s staying fresh. Their famous “Route 7 Burger”, which includes ham, Vermont cheddar, lettuce and tomato, is a fan favorite. Prices range from $4.29-$8.99.
Kevin’s Sports Pub & Restaurant: Where locals go for excellent food, reasonable prices & good times. Chef owned.
JUICY DETAILS: Kevin’s menu sports seven different types of burgers. To name a few of the speciality burgers they have “Mike’s Burger”, which is a local favorite, featuring American cheese, homemade chili and lettuce/tomato. It wouldn’t be “Kevin’s” without “Kevin’s Burger” featuring Vermont cheddar, bacon, sauteed onions, and a side of BBQ. Also, the “Moon Burger” features mushrooms and mozzarella cheese is a must have! Their burgers range in price from $8.95-$9.95 and served with your choice of a side (which includes sweet potato fries ; )
Madison Brewing Co.: Lunch/Dinner, Six Brews, New England Fare, Pub-Grub, Family Dining.
JUICY DETAILS: Madison’s serves “Gourmet Burgers” that are all seasoned with Holy Joe’s Steak Rub. Their staple “The Brewhouse Burger” is topped with Henry's Market Smoked Cheddar, bacon, and balsamic glazed onions and lives up to it’s name. Burgers range from $9.99-$11.99, and includes your choice of brewhouse fries, garden salad, and house made chips.
Northside Dairy Bar: Summer Bennington Hotspot. Large groups, buses and bikers welcome! Located in front of historic Bennington Lanes
JUICY DETAILS: Right next to the famous and fan favorite Bennington Lanes, the Northside Dairy Bar which has been family owned and operated for almost 23 years has a fantastic and broad selection of New England cuisine. They have a great selection of homemade food, 30 hard serve ice cream flavors and 50 soft serve ice cream flavors. Northside Dairy Bar also promotes their “Big Bill's Burger.” Prices are between $7-$10.
Pangaea Lounge: Neighborhood gem for foodies, romantic dinners or drinks with friends.
JUICY DETAILS: Your choice of: beef tenderloin, organic salmon, crab, or veggie burger prepared one of three ways: The “Maria Burger”, which includes bacon, blue cheese, avocado and Cobb dressing. The “Moss Burger”, which includes guacamole, chipotle mayo, and pepper jack, and the “Hildene Burger”, which includes grilled onion, bacon, mushrooms, and Hildene havarti. Those signature burgers are $13, and served with your choice of a side. You can also get a burger for $9 if your heart desires a juicy treat without the extra fixin’s.
The Grille at Mt. Anthony Country Club: Fireplace, patio, piano and a terrific view of our historic Bennington Battle Monument.
JUICY DETAILS: The Grille serves up a variety of burgers ranging from vegetarian to beef-lover heaven. They have a “Monumental Burger” which allows you to add whatever you’d like on top of your juicy 8 oz. sirloin, but the burger to look for is the “Jacked Up Burger” which includes, fully loaded 8 oz sirloin burger with pepper bacon, american cheese, “Jack Daniels” barbecue sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, and onion rings. Prices range from $9-$13 depending on which menu you have in front of you: lunch, dinner, pub.
The Publyk House: Bountiful Salad-Bar, Views, Parties & Functions, Fire-side Dining, Classic Comfort Cuisine.
JUICY DETAILS: Publyk house boasts their own section for specialty burgers (seven total), and even promotes their build your own burger. On Monday nights they host a “Burger N’ Brew” for only $12.95. One of the most famous specialty burgers is the “Blue Ox Burger.” It includes ½ lb. angus patty with melted blue cheese & sauteed onions. Another unique local favorite is the “Crispy Skirt Burger” which boasts of a pan melted cheddar ring of crispy fried yumminess. Prices range from $9.95-$12.95 and your choice of french fries, onion rings, and sweet potato fries.