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The Publyk House

782 Harwood Hill Rd, Bennington, VT 05201-8810
+1 802-442-7500
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Closes in 28 min
17:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
782 Harwood Hill Rd, Bennington, VT 05201-8810
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The first night we went here because it was next to our motel and threatening rain. We were seated under an awning on the patio with our dog. We were so happy not to have to eat in our room. Our waitress Rhonda gave us...More

Thank 123Janski789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to meet some family there and the waitstaff is always friendly as we do go here often when we go to town. They have an amazing chef there now who always takes the time to come and say hi to the guests and...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review! Our friendly staff and terrific chef are reasons why our customers are so happy. We hope you have the opportunity to dine with us again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there with friends for lunch, they have a very nice wine list, we share and all the food that we had was great. The view of Vermont from your table is amazing. the visit was a great food experience, food, drinks, service, location....More

1  Thank Phirsch2003
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is wonderful to hear that you had such an excellent experience dining with us. Our amazing views, extensive wine list, great service and excellent food keep our customers coming back again and again. We very much appreciate your taking the time to write such...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family was visiting relatives in Vermont for Easter and were looking for a restaurant that could accommodate our party, including 5 children. We picked the perfect place! First of all, the staff was incredible. We were greeted by the hostess and seated on time....More

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

Wow! Thank you so much for writing such a wonderful, positive review! We have become quite famous in the area for our amazing holiday brunch buffets and it's thrilling to hear that we exceeded expectations. We hope you are able to join us soon to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the guest speaker from Legion HQ out for dinner and found this fantastic, the food was great the waitress did an out standing job taking care of all our needs. Recommend this place to all.

Thank Stubie196
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delicious meal at Publyk House. The tables had small vases with tulips and other spring flowers to add to the already pleasant ambiance. Our server was very nice and helpful with suggestions. There is an extensive salad bar that has about anything...More

Thank post203
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit here on a busy Saturday evening. No reservations available until 8 pm, but we sat at the bar and enjoyed the view and ambience. Cocktails were mixed to perfection, service was friendly and excellent. Salad bar selections were fresh and varied, and entrees...More

Thank emeraldiz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding menu, very varied, the chef is good at all of It! Creative, extensive salad bar. Friendly and competent staff. Home Run!

Thank Dltreks
Reviewed 11 March 2018 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 5 March 2018 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 8 March 2018

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

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Questions & Answers
12 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
22 April 2017|
Response from VTBuddy | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Salad bar, of course. Call and the helpful staff will respond.
19 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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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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