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“Yummy food”

Madison Brewing Co. Brew Pub & Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 75 Restaurants in Bennington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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 chips - a favorite at the bar or anyplace. Now into its second decade of operation, the brew pub has become a Bennington fixture and a favorite amongst the locals. We encourage you to stop in and discover for yourself everything Madison's Brewing Company has to offer!
Fairfax, Virginia
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“Yummy food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

They had a nice selection and cozy ambiance. Both my husband and I enjoyed our meals. He had the steak sandwich and I had a salad with steak on it.

Visited July 2014
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“Just passing through...will return!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

Passing through VT, we stopped for lunch. The veggie burger was yummy and the mosaic IPA was great. Service was attentive and friendly. I would definitely visit again!

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Thurman NY
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“Not a great experience”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

Stopped here for lunch on our way thru Vermont. IPA was great. Food and service was far from good. Our server never came back even once to check on us after giving us our lunch. Had to ask another server to get our check. Vegetarian burger was the worst I have had.

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Syracuse, New York
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“Great food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

We were enjoying a weekend getaway and stopped in Bennington to grab lunch. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of food at the Madison Brewing Co. We highly recommend it.

Visited July 2014
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Long Island, New York
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“Great Pub Fare”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

A bit noisy from bar crowd but upstairs seating may have been a little quieter, comfortable decor, good beer selection. If you're looking for delicious pub food while in southern Vermont, this is the place. Service was attentive.

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