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Best things to do in Benson

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“A Must See! So beautiful and interesting. A wonderful visitor's center. Call for reservations.”
67 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Authentic dining experience! The chief is amazing and serves every dish with her own personal touches. No reservations, small place, no online menu, terrific food. You may have to wait for table but you'll be glad you did! Five Stars! Address: 723 W 4th St, Benson, AZ 85602 Hours: Friday11AM–7PM SaturdayClosed SundayClosed Monday11AM–7PM Tuesday11AM–7PM Wednesday11AM–7PM Thursday11AM–7PM Phone: (520) 245-0343”
5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Great store in good location. Also has a flower shop, pharmacy and clinic. This is where I like to buy my meat and produce! Much fresher than Walmart in my opinion. Use your safeway or kroeger card for discounts.”
3 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Best food in town! (Plan to get there early or wait for seating especially on weekend mornings or on Fish Fry Fridays). All types of food. Reasonable prices and friendly efficient staff! AMAZING PIES!!!!”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“What can we say about this place? Wow, if you love carnie food! Amazing establishment full of wonderful smells and unique atmosphere. Large menu. The owners of this place are sure to please every customer that walks in their place. Their hotdogs are known for being the best in Arizona. Address: 705 W 4th St, Benson, AZ 85602 Hours: Friday11AM–7PM Saturday11AM–7PM SundayClosed MondayClosed Tuesday11AM–7PM Wednesday11AM–7PM Thursday11AM–7PM Suggest an edit Phone: (530) 388-8307”
3 locals recommend
Bakery
“Best homemade donuts in town! Open early and very friendly. Small dining area to eat-in. Very affordable. They also serve coffee here!”
2 locals recommend
Food
“Great home town ice cream shop. Mom and pop owned. Has a drive through and also sells coffee products.”
2 locals recommend
Route
“What a great place this is. Make reservations far in advance and enjoy this amazing cave. Found by 2 men who kept it secret for years (to protect it) before making it a public park for all to enjoy.”
3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Good selection food and drink and they have a large patio you can sit at that overlooks the golf course lake with lots of wildlife! ”
3 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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2 locals recommend
Convenience Store
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“Everything from candy, to food, to milk and canned goods to paper products, beer/wine and clothes! Quick in and out here!”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent food and service, beautiful scenery. Open 11-3:30 M-TH, 11-8 pm F, Sat and 7-10:30 a.m. for Sunday breakfast. ”
1 local recommends
Bar
“Local favorite hangout. Occasional live music. Ropings and other events held here. Karaoke weekly. Very western local flavor!”
1 local recommends
Local Government Office
“View the murals painted by artist Doug Quarles. Stop in and say hi to Bob! He is very educated in Benson's history and can provide you with unique locations to visit while in Cochise County. ”
2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Local artisans gallery and gift shop! Many mediums represented in this volunteer run local. Must see! Lots of cool stuff in a cozy space!”
1 local recommends