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Chez Benito / Pub du Pont

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20 Rue Merry S, Magog, Quebec J1X 3K9, Canada
+1 819-843-9361
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Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had dinner there on Christmas day. Our waitress took our orders, then disappeared for at least 45 minutes... we had to ask another waitress for water refills and a second bottle of wine to tide us over until the food came. It is unfortunate the service (or lack thereof) put such a damper on the excellent food served at... More 

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Greensboro, Vermont
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Delicious meal for a special Birthday. I had a wonderful Salmon dish and my wife's Lamb Shank was even more outstanding! Happy smiles all around.

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Thank BeachStew
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We booked Chez Benito for an italian pre half marathon carb loading dinner and an evening with friends we haven't seen for a long time. What a fantastic ambiance! We were happy to discover that this is a place where you don't need to be in a hurry - where the owner, and the person entertaining take the time to... More 

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Mont Tremblant, Canada
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The service was slow and unattentive, we felt a tension between the waitres and us and it sort of soiled thge evening. The food was ordinary and overly priced.

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Thank drojean
Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

In retrospect, we should not have waited at the outset. After the initial wait for the server to come to the table, we then waited excessively long times for water, then wine, then salad, then main. Won't do that again!

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Thank hikers5152
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

My girlfriend liked her pasta gigi, but I found the food to be subpar. The service was excessively long and the waiter was rude. Never going back.

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Thank Sacha M
Southwest Harbor, Maine
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

The restaurant itself is cozy and charming,however it was understaffed. The chef was filling in as a waiter. The pasta puttanesca was terrible and the veal didn't remotely taste like veal . Was explained that it was baby veal, however the sauce was much to heavy for this dish. Overall very disappointed. We also waited a very long time for... More 

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Thank Aapwilbur
Quebec, Canada
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Went there with a friend and it was the Lobster festival. We each had a lobster and it was accompanied with a baked potato and ceasar salad. The food was great and really good service.

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Thank JoelBlack
vermont
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

We drive from Vermont to dine here and the food is delicious, the prices reasonable and they have live entertainment on the weekends. The owner and staff are very pleasant and accommodating. Great find.

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Thank MoProfera
Gorham, Maine
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150 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

We discovered this place as we drove thru town. The garlic bread was excellent w/lots of garlic. I had chicken w/lemon & capers while my husband tried his favorite, veal marsala. Both the chicken and veal were tender, tasty. We had asked for linguine as the pasta but got spaghetti instead. The waitress apologized but we were hungry so we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, French
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Rue Merry S, Magog, Quebec J1X 3K9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Magog
  • Phone Number: +1 819-843-9361

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?