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Sunny Side Diner

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American, Cafe, Diner
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West Main Street, Bennington, VT
06:00 - 14:00
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Chester, VT
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very pleasant diner in downtown Bennington. Their baking powder biscuits are light, fluffy and tender. Two over easys with biscuit, sausage gravy and a cup of coffee are a beautiful thing to behold.

Thank john4ns
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Atmosphere is fine.Service was great.Food was average.We didn't wait long for our waitress to get our order.And food was out in no time.Food was good and plenty of food served.Portions are good.

1 Thank Robin K
Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I just had eggs, toast and home fries. I liked the home fries because they were not greasy. Great bread for toast and homemade strawberry rhubarb jam. My friends didn't like the coffee so they would not rate as high as me but I'm a tea drinker.

Thank Carol V
Carterville, Illinois
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97 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The food was good, but if you are looking for excellence, move on. The place was clean and well run and while we liked the food, we have had better. I had breakfast and my husband had lunch, but neither meal was something I would go back for.

Thank Bonnie M
Lubbock, Texas
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Easy to find with Siri! Wonderful pancakes with 3 different kinds of berries - delicious! Good service.

Thank erwretired
Marion, North Carolina
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We ate breakfast here on a weekday and a Saturday morning, and both times we had a great meal with excellent service regardless of the number of tables that were occupied.

1 Thank John C
Kingston Springs, Tennessee
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1,100 reviews
1,094 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I enjoyed a pancake and sausage breakfast here on this first Sunday of Fall. Coffee cup stayed full and the waitress was pleasant. The lunch menu looked good and will try it sometime. Great prices.

Thank 4bird1
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Waitress was terriable . Cashier at the door No hello no goodbye. Just a look on her face to kill. Wait time hope ur not in a hurry. Food fries Soggy and cold sandwich was sparce of anything in it. Second visit 1st time vowed id nvr come back today was with friends they choose this place so I agreed.... More 

Thank Screech2b
west warwick, ri
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Food was great...Wait staff was very friendly...Service was quick. Their homemade strawberry rubbarb jam is great.

Thank kmgemma
Silex, Missouri
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

I go to Bennington every year and Sunny Side is a must go for breakfast. The service is quick and friendly and they prepare the food just as I order it.

1 Thank Sue G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Main Street, Bennington, VT
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Bennington

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?