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Madison Brewing Co. Brew Pub & Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene

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Menu

APPETIZERS‏
Full $9.99
Half $6.99
No Bone About It
Four chicken tenders tossed in a choice of traditional wing sauce topped with melted cheese
Full $9.99
Half $6.99
Pesto Chicken Tenders
Four chicken tenders topped with basil pesto, melted mozzarella and provolone cheese. served with honey Dijon dressing
$8.99
Wings
A dozen crispy wing served with a choice of our traditional wing sauce or Japanese yaki tori, served with our house gorgonzola dressing, celery and carrots
$7.99
Irish lounge fries
Ale battered fries topped with melted Cabot cheddar and pepperjack cheese, red onion, tomatoes and crispy bacon. served with BBQ and butter milk ranch
New England cod cakes
Two fresh Atlantic cod cakes, served with old water tartar sauce
$10.99
Brewers Mussels
1lb. Ale steamed mussels, tossed in a garlic cream sauce
$9.99
Calamari
Fresh squid, fried in traditional batter, served with marinara and chipotle aioli
Reg $7.99
nacho Grande $9.99
Pub Nachos
A mound of tortilla chips smothered with our own homemade salsa, blend of cheese, sour cream, jalapenos and black olives
$9.99
Hummus Dip
A real Madison specialty, served with nan bread, carrots, celery, cukes, kalamata olives and stuffed grape leaves
$8.99
Caprese
Fresh mozzarella, Roma tomatoes and fresh basil, drizzled with olive oil, garlic and balsamic glaze
SIDES
$2.99
Idaho Burbank fries
$3.99
Ale Battered Fries
$4.25
Sweet Potato Fries
$2.99
Coleslaw
$3.99
Garlic Cheese Bread
$4.25
Steamed Vegetables
$3.99
VT Smokes cheddar mash
$3.99
Tabouli
SOUP & SALADS‏
$3.99
Mug of the Day
$4.99
Bowl of the Day
$5.99
French onion soup
$5.99
Crock of Chili
$8.99
New England
Wild mixed‏ greens, shredded carrots, tomatoes, crushed walnuts, sundried cranberries and sharp Cabot cheddar cheese with a warm maple vinaigrette dressing
$5.99
Wild Mixed Greens
A fresh wild mixed greens salad with cuked, carrots, tomatoes, croutons and your choice of dressing
$7.99
Anchovies $+0.50
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce tossed in caesar dressing with asiago cheese and croutons
$7.99
Tabouli salad
Bulghur wheat, fresh parsley, mint, tomatoes and green onion on a bed of lettuce, served with a pita bread
$10.99
Blackened Salad
An assorted of wild greens topped with blackened chicken or Atlantic cod, carrots cukes, tomatoes and croutons. served with balsamic vinaigrette
$11.99
Buffalo Salad
Crispy fried buffalo tenders over a mixed greens salad, with tomatoes, cukes, carrots, Pico de Gallo, avocado and diced greens chilies, topped with crispy tortilla strips and side of our house chipotle ranch dressing
VEGGIE CORNER
All veggies items are srved with choice of soup or salad
$9.99
Soup
Salad
Ultimate Eggplant Panino
Grilled eggplant‏ topped with red onion, roasted red peppers, sprouts, garlic mayo and melted Swiss cheese, presses between herb ciabatta bread
$9.99
Soup
Salad
Eggplant Provencal
Italian fried eggplant topped with basil pesto, sundried tomatoes, marinara sauce and melted cheese on grilled herb ciabatta
$10.99
Soup
Salad
Caprese Panino
Fresh buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes, basil pesto and balsamic glaze pressed between herb ciabatta bread
$9.99
Soup
Salad
A Liberated Veggies Burger
A grilled burger on a toasted roll, topped with hummus tabouli and sprouts
$9.99
Soup
Salad
California club
Avocado, lettuce, tomato, sprouts, cukes, sundries tomatoes, tarragon mayo, and pepperjack cheese on grilled marble rye
SPECIALTY‏
$8.25
Buffalo Wrap
Beer battered chicken tossed in our own wing sauce, wrapped with lettuce, tomato and bleu cheese dressing in a salsa tortilla. Served with house cut chips
$8.25
Yaki Tori Chicken Wrap
grilled Japanese yaki tori chicken wrapped with romaine lettuce asiago cheese and caesar dressing in salsa tortilla. served with house made chips
$8.99
Southwest Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken breast topped with melted pepperjack cheese and crispy bacon, served on a toasted roll with lettuce, tomato, onion. Chipotle aioli and a side of fried
$10.99
Open Face Turkey Sandwich
House roasted turkey on grilled sourdough bread. served with VT Smoked cheddar mashed and cranberry sauce, smothered in turkey gravy
$9.99
Waldorf Melt
Chicken salad, chopped walnuts, sundried cranberries, local apple (when available) topped with melted cheddar cheese on marble rye bread. served with French fries
$10.99
Turkey Cranberry Melt
Fresh turkey, tomatoes, sprout, portabella mushrooms, cranberry mayo, melted cheddar cheese and avocado baked open faced on grilled marble rye. Served with a mixed greens salad and cranberry sauce
$9.99
Black Forest Melt
Black forest‏ ham, local apples (when available), Cabot cheddar and honey Dijon dressing on grilled marble rye bread. served with fries
$9.99
Rachel
NY plate pastrami on grilled marble rye, with coleslaw, melted Finlandia Swiss cheese and thousand island dressing. served with fried
$9.99
Fresh Dip
Roasted beef and melted cheddar on a hoagie roll. Served with au jus mayo and ale fried
$12.99
Fish-n-chips (Wednesdays all you can eat)
Beer battered cod served with house cut fries, tartar sauce coleslaw and fresh lemon
DELI BOARD
$6.99
Deli Sandwiches
All sandwiched come with house cut potato chips and kosher dill
$8.99
Club Sandwiches
All club sandwiches come with lettuce, tomato, bacon and mayo served with house cut chips and kosher dili pickle
Meat / veg
Roast Beef
Turkey
Black Forest Ham
BLT
Veggie
Chicken Waldorf
Breads
About
The Madison family has deep roots in the Bennington, Vermont. As locals growing up and living in the area, the Madison's have deep ties to the community and in the early 1990's the family decided to purchase what was then a burned out storefront in Bennington's historic downtown, and convert it into the area's first brew pub. "My brother Mark was part of the inspiration" says co-owner Mel Madison. "He become passionate about brewing beer as a hobby... And that let us to the idea of starting a brew pub." From those humble beginnings, the brewery has developed six regular brews plus a seasonal brew. To complement the brewing is the lunch and dinner offerings as well as Madison's own home-made
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Taking a ride up RT 7. Stopped here per trip advisor and happy we did. Great french onion soup, sandwiches were good but nothing we couldn’t get most places. Overall a very good experience. Service was great.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JNC-CT-RI
Mike M, Owner at Madison Brewing Co. Brew Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the excellent review! We work really hard to serve up good food with good service. Looking forward to the next time you make it our way. Cheers, Madison Brewing

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited zmanchester and decided to drive to drive here specifically for a few beers and good food. We had read the reviews for this place so we decided to try it out. We are so glad we did! I had the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Mike M, Owner at Madison Brewing Co. Brew Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sylvia, it's fantastic that you enjoyed your experience with us -- thanks so much for the kind feedback! We work really hard to make sure every single guest is happy. We'll see you again soon. Cheers, Madison Brewing

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we checked into our motel, I asked the front desk person about places to eat. Madison Brewing was number 1 on her list and now I understand. I had likely the best schnitzel since being stationed in Germany years ago. Lots of great microbrew...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank brianmO5573DD
Mike M, Owner at Madison Brewing Co. Brew Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Brian, we appreciate the kind feedback, and we’re grateful for your support. Thanks so much for the high rating! Cheers, Madison Brewing

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good, the beer was great and the service was excellent. Ou waiter was very attentive and informative, without hovering.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DrewP5280
Mike M, Owner at Madison Brewing Co. Brew Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Drew, thank you for the high rating! It's wonderful to know you had an excellent time with us. We hope you'll be back our way soon. Cheers, Madison Brewing

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for a happy hour wine and brew, and were not disappointed. Excellent choices, very nice atmosphere. They're doing it right!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pat O
Mike M, Owner at Madison Brewing Co. Brew Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Pat, we really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. It's wonderful to know you had an excellent experience. Looking forward to the next time you make it back our way! Cheers, Madison Brewing

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

When out-of-town visitors arrive we can always depend upon the Madison to come through. In addition, I work at a local lodging facility in summer and it is the place I recommend to all who ask. They return quite satisfied. Our party of four had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tom12newengland
Mike M, Owner at Madison Brewing Co. Brew Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the excellent review! We work really hard to serve up good food with good service -- we’re glad that's always reflected during your time with us. Looking forward to the next time you make it our way! Cheers, Madison Brewing

Reviewed 13 December 2018

Our second visit to this restaurant and we will certainly return. Our table had a great view of the street and the beautiful Christmas lights. Our dinner was excellent, (Vermont Chicken and Roast Beef Sandwich. Highly recommend this restaurant if you are in the area.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cardinals23
Mike M, Owner at Madison Brewing Co. Brew Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

We're so glad you had an excellent experience with us! Thanks so much for the kind words - we look forward to the next time you make it our way. Cheers, Madison Brewing

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We had gone here for a few drinks after a family funeral. It was early but already getting busy so we sat in the bar. Service was good and I soon realized that I was hungry so I ordered the sashimi tuna salad. It was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Doralee B
Mike M, Owner at Madison Brewing Co. Brew Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

It's great that you had a good visit! Hoping you'll be back our way again soon. Cheers, Madison Brewing

Reviewed 27 November 2018

We were in Bennington yesterday and found this place to be an ideal stop for lunch. The food is excellent and the service by "22 Donna" was great too. She has a great personality and was very helpful to us as we navigated the menu....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bob C
Mike M, Owner at Madison Brewing Co. Brew Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Bob, we appreciate you coming to see us! We're grateful for the support and are glad to know the food and service were excellent. Hoping you'll be back our way again soon. Cheers, Madison Brewing

Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner while traveling. It was busy, even for a weeknight but we got seated right away near the bar. The bartender waited on us. She was friendly, welcoming and efficient. We both had the burgers and a side salad which were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rnjgutner
Mike M, Owner at Madison Brewing Co. Brew Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

We're glad your meal was excellent and the service matched it! We only use the best ingredients and put care into every dish we craft. Hope you'll be back to enjoy a great meal with us again soon. Cheers, Madison Brewing

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jorgeram26
27 September 2018|
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Response from 24thIDTraveller | Reviewed this property |
I really have no idea. However, our server suggested that they take ALL credit cards. Sorry but calling them might help. And just a reminder, for the sake of the restaurant, small amounts paid in cash help the restaurant... More
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10 September 2018|
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Response from everydaymartha | Reviewed this property |
We parked on the street. We did not have any problem locating a spot.
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Winfred B
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Response from jgramma20 | Reviewed this property |
not as soon as they open at 11 but by 12:15 or so very busy
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