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The Publyk House

782 Harwood Hill Rd, Bennington, VT 05201-8810
+1 802-442-7500
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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16:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
782 Harwood Hill Rd, Bennington, VT 05201-8810
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a warm summer afternoon, a perfect day for sitting outside with the mountains in the background. I tried a lobster bisque which was just perfect. My main course was a mushroom Swiss burger. It was big -- maybe half a pound (too big...More

Thank RealityChuck
Reviewed 2 days ago

My spouse and I dined at the Public House on a Monday evening in early August 2017. We sat on the large deck, which offers commanding views of the Green and Taconic mountain ranges that bound the valley in which Bennington and the scenic Walloomsac...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Publyk House is a wonderful place for lunch or dinner...there is outside seating with a beautiful view of the countryside and the tavern is quaint. We ate in the restaurant which has a lovely rustic atmosphere and an extensive menu... dinners include the salad...More

Thank Rich334
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent visit to Bennington we ate at the Publyk House twice - good results both times . On Friday we had appetizers as a late snack and as good as they were the service was even better. A friendly server can really add...More

Thank Steven4421
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant offers a broad menu from fish to poultry to steaks to hamburgers. The restaurant has a full bar and a reasonable wine selection. The food is consistently good. We have eaten there many times over the last few years. There is separate bar...More

Thank 394williamjh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a large party, 10 people. They were more than accommodating to us. The food was great and moderately priced. Service outstanding. Clean, including the restrooms. Everyone from the staff to the other customers were very nice and happy. Went at sunset, great view...More

Thank barbarajean974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I made reservations for a Sunday evening. The restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor dining, some seating, especially outside, offers gorgeous views. The menu is large and varied with a nice salad bar included. They also had a small selection of craft...More

Thank PVonthemove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently hosted my sons rehearsal dinner here and we're very pleased with the whole process. From the beginning, Kevin was more than accommodating. We had a party of 30+ and everyone loved the food and service. A big shout out to Kevin, the waitresses,...More

Thank jcbarton57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Publyk House many times.We enjoy it so much we decided to have our recent wedding and reception there.Everything was fantastic!!The food of course superb and Kevin and the staff made for a perfect day the views made for great pictures....More

Thank jgramma20
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

While on a day trip to Bennington we found this restaurant and decided to stop mostly to enjoy the outdoor deck and the view. I was so excited to discover the salad bar (good ones are hard to find anymore!). It was a little pricey,...More

Thank carolk59
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Questions & Answers
13 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
23 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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 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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