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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 good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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782 Harwood Hill Rd, Bennington, VT 05201-8810
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

On a recent visit to Bennington, VT, I had the pleasure to dine with 12 other individuals at the Publyk House Restaurant. We did have a reservation (and would recommend that for a large group). The restaurant is charming. With its view of the Bennington...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank joe582
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you so much for the amazing, positive review! We are indeed proud of our "barn on the hill" and are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere, wonderful service and delicious food. We hope you have the opportunity to dine with us again...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Went to the Publyk House based on the recommendations here on a Saturday. Parking lot was absolutely full and we thought we would never get a table for four. However hostess did her best and we could get a table on the deck in no...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank retpanda
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our way home from vacation. We were a large group and called ahead. When we got there they were ready for us. The waitress was attentive and helpful. The salad bar was freshly stocked and well worth while. All of our...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank belle209
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Will say the food is at best average..... Big place with a lot of seating so something suffers, Had a 26.00 NY Strip which was a weak at best, 12oz. Fat not trimmed at all, looked like something from a chain restaurant. Vegetables and wild...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank william m
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This is reminiscent of the Chart House in Aspen back in the ‘70s, but the quality is not quite at that level. Steaks, Prime Ribs and the salad bar are its strengths. Outdoor seating has beautiful views. Price is moderate and the service is excellent....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David O
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We decided to go to Bennington, Vermont for a family dinner and had an excellent dinner with a beautiful view. The staff went above and beyond and made sure we had a table with a great view for a special occasion. We all enjoyed our...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank dmm150
Reviewed 11 August 2018

A delightful evening with friends, fueled by friendly staff and great food. Sarah was our waitress, and very helpful. We hope to visit here again!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Very nice and accommodating staff. They put us in the back room with the wooden floor and there was a noisy party so we asked to move and the had no problem with that. Our waitress was busy but the wait times were small enough...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gratefulmike
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Last Saturday nite we decided to try the Publyck House in Bennington Vermont Did not make reservations which was a mistake we could not be seated outside on the patio They told us we would have an hour wait but a cancellation had them seating...More

Thank oldsalt600
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us, and that we were able to seat you sooner than we thought despite being so busy! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review! However, I noticed you only...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We were visiting the area again & this restaurant was one of our favorites. Not anymore. The stuffed shrimp was so overcooked & crab stuffing had more bread crumbs then shrimp. The Sangria was very good.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tripadvise01
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your feedback. It's disappointing to hear that you felt the food wasn't as good as it used to be, and we apologize. We always want our customers to leave 100% happy with...More

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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
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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