Bennington, Vermont, offers a variety of dining experiences. Several brewpubs and bistros offer classic American fare and local craft beers. Old-school diners housed in remodeled rail cars give you the option to enjoy comfort foods in a nostalgic atmosphere. Reflective of the Vermont location, Bennington's restaurants provide plenty of menu items that are sustainable and locally sourced. Vermont cheddar and other types of locally made cheeses are generously added to many dishes. For an afternoon pick-me-up, stop at a local café or coffee shop and have a cup of coffee with a baked treat. For a dessert, stop by an ice cream shop that makes their own product using ingredients from one of the many local dairy farms.