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The Publyk House

782 Harwood Hill Road, Bennington, VT 05201
802.442.7500
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Ranked #6 of 64 Restaurants in Bennington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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BENNINGTON
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

My girlfriend and I have been going to the Publyk House weekly. An excellent salad bar, always a great dinner, the service is great - We try to get our special waiter and he makes us feel very comfortable. I must say they make a "perfect manhattan" to die for. The specials are always terrific - Frank, their chef, is... More

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Connecticut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

My family went for dinner to celebrate a birthday. We were all tired after a long day at the Garlic Fest in Bennington. From the minute we walked in we were greated with smiles, friendly chatter and excellent service. A good waitstaff can make or break a restaurant. Elizabeth, our server was friendly but more importantly knowledge about the menu... More

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Syracuse
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

The menu, the decor, the salad bar... everything about this place is dated. The food was good but not memorable. If you want the same comfort food you've been enjoying for decades, this is the place to go as the food is fine, such as it is. They were very kind to let us in at 8 on the dot,... More

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ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoyed our beautiful view at sunset! Our amazing views, extensive salad bar and classic New England fare are indeed what keep our regular guests happy and returning as it is comforting for them to know what to expect from us. We hope you consider joining us again and be sure to check out our... More

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

visiting after being away from bennington for 30 yeas. Publyk house was good then, but much improved now. atmosphere perfect ith monument in the hills off the deck go at sunset. service excellent, friendly, food very well prepared, just he right quantity. perfect example of local farm to table, with plenty of opportunities to us maple syrup and vermont cheese.... More

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ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you had such a lovely experience dining with us. Thank you so much for the glowing review! Please do come back and have dinner with us next time you are in the area! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My wife and I went to the Publyk House in Bennington last evening for dinner. We had a great meal including a very nice salad bar. The bread and maple butter are wonderful. Our waitress was friendly and very professional. Attentive but not annoying! We ate on the deck and enjoyed the sunset and view! We will certainly go again!

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ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review and we are so happy you had a great experience dining with us! Our extensive salad bar, beautiful view, delicious food and great service are some of the many reasons people come back over and over again! We hope you can join us again when you are back in the area! More

Fallbrook
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Publyk House has a great salad bar (including a lot of veggies not usually included) and their location can't be beat. One looks out over the green hills and can also see the Bennington Monument in the distance. Friendly service.

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Salem NH
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

great atmosphere..wonderful waitstaff..wonderful iews..great salad bar..complete menu to satisfy everyone...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We ate at The Publyk House yesterday based on reviews here and the recommendation of our hotel front desk staff. The salad bar was small but fresh, tasty, and well-prepared. Bread was served with a very nice maple butter. My daughter had the bacon-wrapped stuffed chicken, which she loved (two huge chicken breast portions). I had the fish and chips.... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We were incredibly disappointed in this restaurant and had an awful time. The waitress was extremely absent and made us wait a long time for both the food to arrive and later for the cheque. We were traveling with a young toddler and waited for 20 minutes to receive the cheque. After asking another staff member to find the waitress,... More

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Monroe, New York
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9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Publyk House was a memorable restaurant for my husband and I over 25 years ago when we were dating and it is still a delicious place to eat out. The atmosphere is lovely and you can eat out on the deck with an amazing view of the Bennington Monument. My husband and I both had steak dinners that were... More

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