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Pangaea

1 Prospect St, Bennington, VT 05257
+1 802-681-7625
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Ranked #13 of 63 restaurants in Bennington
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
New York City, New York
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499 reviews 499 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I planned an early dinner so that I could snag a terrace seat on a fine July day. It was curious to me that they have let the vegetation grow up such that you can barely see the river, but I got the one spot where I could. Ordered the steak and cornbread. It was all delicious, made perfectly as... More

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Hoosick Falls
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I love going here with a few friends or for a date night. The atmosphere is very nice and quiet. It is obvious, by the presentation and flavor of the food, that the chef takes pride with all items leaving his kitchen. Our server was very knowledgable of the menu and the specials being offered. We had the salad with... More

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

The food was to notch but our server, George was amazing! I have a gluten allergy and he was so attentive to my special needs as was the chef that I forgot to be diligent. He presented our perfectly prepared dishes and told me what modifications that were made to ensure that I was not "glutenated". Every thing was just... More

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Jerusalem
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My boyfriend and I didn't know much about this restaurant when we arrived but wow! This is now one of my top restaurants and I have had the pleasure of dining in many countries at some truly outstanding restaurants. Fantastic food---lovely, delectable presentation, fresh, delicious produce, sauces that defy expression, meat done to a turn----in a setting that is quiet,... More

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George Z, Manager at Pangaea, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a great meal with us. Thank you for your comments see you soon, Pangaea More

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We had a "chef's tasting" as suggested by George; small plates with wines. Everything was simply delicious -from the scallops, to venison, to mushrooms in phyllo to the exquisite lamb! Not to forget the creme Brule. A very special find in Bennington

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George Z, Manager at Pangaea, responded to this review

It was my pleasure to construct a great pairing for you. Again Happy Anniversary see you soon. All the best, Pangaea More

Mid-Atlantic State
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The service was excellent, the food was good, a tad expensive though. My cup of coffee was really a cup of espresso and there are no refills if you buy coffee. I also felt the décor was not very nice, it needs sprucing up! Then entrance especially is dark and dirty... I am not sure I would go back.

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Shaftsbury, Vermont
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We've had a chance to enjoy a few more meals at Pangaea (lounge side) and tried a few new things on the menu, including the amazing beet salad! Their crab cakes were delicious too - not too "breading filled" - just tangy crab meat! The service was great and the staff goes out of their way to make everyone feel... More

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We enjoyed a nice dinner on the fine dining side of the restaurant. Drinks first: mom and I enjoyed the Hildene Merlot. Very different than traditional Merlots, but v nice. Dad and brother were happy with their traditional cocktails. We shared two starters, the Boar Wellington and a Venison dish. Both were tender and flavorful. Nicely presented. Two of us... More

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Cambridge, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We had family visiting for Thanksgiving and took them here because it was near their hotel. Wish we hadn't. Like most people, we ate in the lounge because the formal dining room is so over-priced. The menu looks great--very eclectic. But execution was a big disappointment. One of us had a cashew-crusted mahi mahi. The fish looked like it had... More

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Branford, Connecticut
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The Pangaea has 2 sides 1 side fine dinning the 2nd side the lounge. We went to the fine dinning side wed. 9/18/13 and were seated by our waiter George. We were not that hungry so we just got appetizers and a bottle of wine. First came out a free taste of mahi mahi that was very very good. I... More

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