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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%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“apple butter” (49 reviews)
“prime rib” (41 reviews)
“baked cod” (10 reviews)
Open Now
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 4 October 2018 via mobile

Publyk House is my favorite place to eat. They are extremely accommodating, the food is excellent and the staff is great! Our waitress Rhonda was great!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jillian H
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Right from the start there was a problem. We had to asked the manager for a for a server after being seated. The salad bar was good but we were disappointed in the food. Not worth the view.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SeniorRW
Reviewed 30 September 2018

After several merchants in the area recommended this eatery, we gave it a go and we were glad we did. We were warmly greeted. Our server was friendly and knowledgeable and had several good suggestions. The food was of outstanding quality. We thought we were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tmphoto98
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant last night. I ordered the rib eye pork with apple jack brandy cream sauce with mashed potatoes and green beans. The potatoes were cold and the sauce was more like stewed apples definitely no cream and not runny...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank esg1911
Reviewed 25 September 2018

From the rustic barn architecture to the fantastic view of the green mountains this is as New England an atmosphere as you can get. I had business in the Bennington VT area and my wife, an antique collector & enthusiast, came along. We enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank stevejO2955GI
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This was our first visit to New England States and this restaurant had good reviews, was close to our hotel and was recommended by front desk staff...they even had directions printed at the front desk. Our meals of prime rib were delicious and perfectly cooked...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here with a fairly large group last night . The food was very good and the salad bar was fantastic. Loved the warm bread and maple butter!! Haley was our server and she was awesome. All in all it was a very good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BobCampo
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Great food, good service and value for money. What else could you ask for? (Best to book as the queue is otherwise lengthy)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SteveCairns
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thank you so much for the terrific review. Our excellent food, wonderful service and reasonable prices are some of the reasons our customers love us. And, reservations are indeed always recommended. We hope you get to dine with us again sometime soon!

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed dinner here mid-week in early September. Based on other reviews on Trip Advisor, we made reservations and arrived early. When we arrived the place was virtually empty. Our hostess seated us immediately at a window table. It was too warm...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Douglas F
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! Our customers dine with us again and again for the very reasons you mention. Our beautiful views, friendly and efficient service, lovely decor and delicious food are sure to delight. We hope you have the opportunity...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

We came for dinner a few days ago. Clearly, this place is BUSY! They wre hopping when we arrive at 5:00pm. MAKE A RESERVATION! It became obvious to me that they want to do things "their way", and were not very good about special requests....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank WarrenKitz
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We do indeed recommend reservations. We hope you gave your feedback about the prime rib to your server as we always aim for all of our customers to leave feeling 100% satisfied. Your...More

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Questions & Answers
Diann H
22 June 2018|
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Response from ThePublykHouse | Property representative |
Yes, we have 9 beers on tap, many local and/or Vermont beers too!
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 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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Full service restaurant and tavern with beautiful Mt. Anthony views. Ideal for special events and private parties. Summer dining outside on the deck.
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