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Benson's Tavern

€€ - €€€American, ,
419 W Benson St, Reading, OH 45215-3103
+1 513-918-5310
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (2 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Closed
10:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
419 W Benson St, Reading, OH 45215-3103
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in the area for wedding planning/ meeting with our DJ. We decided to stop in here for lunch and were not disappointed! I had the Tavern burger on a pretzel bun. It was cooked to perfection and very large! The coleslaw was the...More

Thank morganf400
BensonsTavern, Owner at Benson's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your awesome review and recommendation of our restaurant. We are so happy that everyone enjoyed their lunch. If you are ever back in this area, please stop back in.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

I saw this place and wanted to try it out based on the Trip Advisor reviews and I was not disappointed. I picked up and ordered a slab of ribs and wings (I like them well cooked and told them so)- cinnamon maple flavored- and...More

Thank TripPhotographer52
BensonsTavern, Owner at Benson's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We are happy you had a great experience and we look forward to you dining with us again to try many of our other menu items.

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I love this place! The food, the ambiance, everything! I eat here often. My favorites include, beer cheeseburger, ribs, fried pickles, and Buffalo chicken wrap! Yum!!!

Thank Janitjo
BensonsTavern, Owner at Benson's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

We are glad you love it here at Benson's. We appreciate your patronage and your great review. We look forward to serving you many more times!

Reviewed 18 June 2018

The food is very good. We've eaten there many times and have not been disappointed. Their Fried cookie is worth saving the extra room after a great meal. They do have a fully stocked bar.

Thank melligo2
BensonsTavern, Owner at Benson's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for dining with us and taking the time to give a review. Yes, the fried cookie is awesome. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to seeing you here many more times.

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner on Sunday night. The food was very good and the service was amazing. I will definitely be back here the next time I am in town.

Thank AdamP5369
BensonsTavern, Manager at Benson's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thanks Adam for your great review. Come back to visit us anytime!

Reviewed 20 October 2017

Went on a weeknight with another couple. Service as fast and friendly. Food was very good and service was great. Not only was the waitress friendly but two other staff members went out of there way to make sure we were welcomed. The bartender greeted...More

Thank Dave G
BensonsTavern, Owner at Benson's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Thanks Dave for dining at Benson's. We are glad you liked our food and service and we hope you will return to dine with us again.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

As well as a fun atmosphere. I bought carry-out for my employees today and they were duly impressed. The food was warm and cooked to order. Fish, burgers, and spaghetti all very good.

Thank slotter2013
BensonsTavern, Owner at Benson's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Thanks for the great review. We are happy you enjoyed everything.

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Went there on recommendations of several people. Nice dining room behind bar. The Hangover Burger and the Reuben sandwiches were fantastic! On a subsequent visit, tried the chicken parmigiana, which was also very, very good. Chef is excellent -- we were impressed with what he...More

Thank barbara h
BensonsTavern, Owner at Benson's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Barbara - Thanks for the great review. We strive to make our guests have a great dining experience. We are happy you enjoyed everything on both of your visits and we look forward to you dining with us again.

Reviewed 23 April 2017

We tried Benson's after hearing reviews from neighbors. It's kind of a neighborhood bar and dining establishment. The food is unreal -- far above what we would have expected! Try the Hangover burger (fried egg, bacon and cheese on top, along with a taste of...More

Thank Gary H
BensonsTavern, Owner at Benson's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Thanks for the five stars and the great review. We take pride in our food and our staff and we are very happy that you enjoyed both. We look forward to serving you many times in the future.

Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The family was attending a swim meet from out of town looking for a nice lunch when one of the locals suggested two places near by. Lucky for us the 1st site was closed (Sunday lunch time). Nice building with very interactive staff. Our waitress...More

Thank Richard K
BensonsTavern, Owner at Benson's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

We are very happy that everyone enjoyed their meals and service. Thanks for the five stars and the great review. Please stop back in any time you are back in town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 W Benson St, Reading, OH 45215-3103
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 513-918-5310
  • E-mail
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