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The Publyk House

782 Harwood Hill Rd, Bennington, VT 05201-8810
+1 802-442-7500
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
782 Harwood Hill Rd, Bennington, VT 05201-8810
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have heard multiple ravings about this restaurant tonight we decided to go! The place itself is beautiful! Cozy, rustic homey feel. I love how they have different areas to sit. Lounge, bar and a more formal dining area with a gorgeous fireplace! They’re is a...More

1  Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere here! Rustic and homey, outdoor deck is beautiful! Salad bar is amazing and I’ve never had a bad meal here! Ask for the tavern menu, in addition to the regular dining room menu.More

1  Thank amberleigh723
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review! We are thrilled to hear that we are a favorite! Our tavern and dining menu, rustic atmosphere, stunning views and terrific salad bar keep our happy customers returning again and again....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant has a warm atmosphere, fire place going and a wonderful salad bar. Dinner selections are versatile. Comes with warm bread. Everyone was very very friendly. Had baked cod. It was wonderful. Would recommend it to all.More

1  Thank noona1948
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful dining experience with us! Our warm bread and maple butter are a favorite with our customers along with our delicious New England Baked Cod. We hope you are able to dine with us again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant with my father in the summertime. We chose to eat outside on the deck, and we enjoyed the view of the Bennington Monument as we ate. I had the shrimp scampi, and it was very good, and then I had the...More

Thank Alan D
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are thrilled to hear you were able to enjoy a wonderful dinner outside on the deck. Our amazing views, delicious food and friendly staff are some of the many reasons our customers love to dine with us. And of course we always have Nuns...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

My fiance and i stopped here right at opening at 4pm on a Sunday and enjoyed our dinner. The salad bar was wonderful. I had the blackened salmon and he had meatloaf and we both enjoyed it. I had a slice of nuns of new...More

Thank laurieg832
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review! Our blackened salmon and meatloaf are two of our most popular menu items and everyone loves the cheesecake! We are also happy that you noticed our reasonable prices....all entrees come with...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

I had been here years ago when traveling through Bennington and loved it, so went again. Several locals recommended it this time. We didn't have reservations and yet got the best seat for a dark winter night, next to a table-high fireplace. Food and atmosphere...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

One of my favorite restaurants in Bennington. Bountiful food - the salad bar alone is a well-stocked wonder, and imaginative entrees. If you forget to make a reservation (make a reservation!) do what we do and sit at the bar and choose from a nice...More

Thank ApplePieNYC
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Fire place lit, romantic music from the 50s playing, and delicious drinks. You can choose from 2 menus the bar or the dining area. The bar menu is more affordable by far! Turkey dinner - amazing tasted fresh The salad by bar far was amazing...More

Thank Leahb1089
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

So glad we made a reservation for two on Saturday night. Middle of January and it was very busy. Parking lot just about full for 7pm. Very attentive and friendly staff. Fresh salad bar with good selections. Nothing fancy but it’s very nice to make...More

Thank telade
Reviewed 23 December 2017

good food and good salad bar; the atmosphere is rustic; reasonable pricing. Not a place for romantic or fine dining. Good for families or casual dinner with friends.

Thank Hmy47
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13 May 2017|
Response from ThePublykHouse | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! We do accept bus tours. As of now the date is open. If you send us your email we can get more information to you or you can call us at (802)442-7500. Thanks and look forward to hearing from... More
23 April 2017|
Response from VTBuddy | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Salad bar, of course. Call and the helpful staff will respond.
20 September 2015|
Response from David S |
Some of the drafts change seasonally. On this date we have: Sam Adams Cold Snap... Switchback... Locally brewed Battenkill ale... Allagash White... Shed Mountain Ale... Locally brewed Brown's Coast to Coast IPA... Locally... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 782 Harwood Hill Rd, Bennington, VT 05201-8810
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Bennington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-442-7500
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