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Chez Benito / Pub du Pont

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20 Rue Merry S, Magog, Quebec J1X 3K9, Canada
+1 819-843-9361
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Montreal, Quebec
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Love love the food here ,so fresh, flavour outstanding . our server was the best the atomosphere here was wonderfu..if you want to have great Italian dinner go there

Thank annemarie551
Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had dinner there on Christmas day. Our waitress took our orders, then disappeared for at least 45 minutes... we had to ask another waitress for water refills and a second bottle of wine to tide us over until the food came. It is unfortunate the service (or lack thereof) put such a damper on the excellent food served at... More 

2 Thank SylvieSoleil21
Greensboro, Vermont
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Delicious meal for a special Birthday. I had a wonderful Salmon dish and my wife's Lamb Shank was even more outstanding! Happy smiles all around.

Thank BeachStew
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We booked Chez Benito for an italian pre half marathon carb loading dinner and an evening with friends we haven't seen for a long time. What a fantastic ambiance! We were happy to discover that this is a place where you don't need to be in a hurry - where the owner, and the person entertaining take the time to... More 

1 Thank Celine T
Mont Tremblant, Canada
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The service was slow and unattentive, we felt a tension between the waitres and us and it sort of soiled thge evening. The food was ordinary and overly priced.

Thank drojean
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

In retrospect, we should not have waited at the outset. After the initial wait for the server to come to the table, we then waited excessively long times for water, then wine, then salad, then main. Won't do that again!

Thank hikers5152
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My girlfriend liked her pasta gigi, but I found the food to be subpar. The service was excessively long and the waiter was rude. Never going back.

Thank Sacha M
Southwest Harbor, Maine
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The restaurant itself is cozy and charming,however it was understaffed. The chef was filling in as a waiter. The pasta puttanesca was terrible and the veal didn't remotely taste like veal . Was explained that it was baby veal, however the sauce was much to heavy for this dish. Overall very disappointed. We also waited a very long time for... More 

Thank Aapwilbur
Quebec, Canada
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Went there with a friend and it was the Lobster festival. We each had a lobster and it was accompanied with a baked potato and ceasar salad. The food was great and really good service.

Thank JoelBlack
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We drive from Vermont to dine here and the food is delicious, the prices reasonable and they have live entertainment on the weekends. The owner and staff are very pleasant and accommodating. Great find.

Thank MoProfera

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Restaurant Details

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Italian, French
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 20 Rue Merry S, Magog, Quebec J1X 3K9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Magog
  • Phone Number: +1 819-843-9361

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