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The Publyk House

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782 Harwood Hill Rd, Bennington, VT 05201-8810
+1 802-442-7500
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everytime we go, we love it...whether in the dinner room or the bar area...always have a great meal!! Sometimes is cold in the building...but we have learned to being sweatshirts!

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

We are so thrilled to hear that you love coming to dine at the Publyk House! Next time you come be sure to request a table near one of our 3 fireplaces! We are sure to keep the restaurant nice and cozy all season long! And thanks for the great review! More 

Greenwich, New York
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a second trip. The first trip was not good and let's just say being served hamburgers that were still raw in the middle was not a positive dinner experience for my nephew. But I digress....The husband, child and I gave this place a second try. We went early on a Sunday and we were seated immediately.....right next to... More 

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

We are SO glad you gave us a second chance and that you were so happy with your experience dining with us! Our terrific servers, fresh salad bar and delicious entrees are some of the many reasons our customers return again and again. We'd love to add you to our list of regulars! Thanks for the terrific review and we... More 

Bloomfield, CT
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Six friends enjoyed a delicious meal on a cold November evening. The ambience is charming and the service is good.

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Thank mandb19
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you had a lovely dinner! Our beautiful setting, excellent service and delicious entrees are some of the many reasons why we have such happy customers! We hope you come to dine with us again! More 

Manchester, Vermont
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried the Publyk house on recommendations from others. It's located between Bennington and Shaftsbury on Route 7A. It's a refurbished barn setting with several different rooms and a nice outdoor dining porch. Interior is rustic Vermont with lots of natural barnboard and unfinished wood. It looks a little dated and probably needs on litte TLC to get it back... More 

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Thank Richard H
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this review

We are so happy to know that you had a positive dining experience with us! The fish & chips and mac & cheese are two of our most popular entrees so it's great to know you enjoyed both! And we are also thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our lovely, rustic setting which is what makes us a popular Vermont... More 

Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this restaurant to be above average, but not really outstanding. Was highly recommended by the locals, and expected a bit more. Good food and nice setting up in the mountains. Service was good, but again not outstanding. Would agree with earlier review that it just did not live up to the hype!

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Thank Steve M
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this review

We are very happy that you chose to dine with us recently. We are also glad to know that you enjoyed your food, service and our beautiful setting. We hope you choose to dine with us again so that we can give you a truly outstanding experience which we aim for every time! More 

Lancaster, NY
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place through a friend. If you didn't know about this, you may not even find it. It is out a ways, and I wished it was daytime when we were there. The leaves were turning, and I bet the view during the day would be great, since it was up a hill overlooking the mountains. They have... More 

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Thank Piva19
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this review

We are so thrilled to hear that you had an excellent experience dining with us! Our fresh, bountiful salad bar, delicious entrees, excellent service and beautiful setting keep our customers returning again and again. We are also happy to hear that you enjoyed our turkey dinner.....it's one of our most popular items on our menu! Please do come visit us... More 

Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Dropped into The Publyk House for dinner while staying overnight at The Harwood Hill motel right next door. The pub was very busy but we were quickly served, the food was excellent, the beer choice was good but best of all was the amazing "help yourself" salad bar. Would thoroughly recommend it.

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Thank Dwalker24
ThePublykHouse, Manager at The Publyk House, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you had the chance to visit our restaurant while you were in the area. It is excellent to know that your experience was so positive! Our delicious, extensive salad bar, amazing cocktails and fabulous draft beer selection keep our many customers coming back again and again. We hope you join us again when you are... More 

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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Had several people tell us this place was exceptional so we tried it. Good, yes, but not exceptional. Salad bar was pretty good. I had crab stuffed shrimp. The shrimp were good but the crab stuffing didn't have much flavor. Small baked potato with only butter and sour cream-for the price I expected it to be loaded. Hubby had the... More 

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Thank ZAGranny
New York City, New York
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842 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Famous for its superb food and awesome view of Battle Monument, we loved our stay here for early dinner, good food and ambience.

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Thank Jun J
Sewell, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We had dinner there while in Vermont for some leaf peeping. The meal was excellent and they had a gluten free selection. It was the best GF pasta I ever had. The chef was even willing to share the brand of pasta.

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Thank Anne M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?