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Rattlesnake Cafe - CLOSED

230 North St, Bennington, VT 05201-1828
+1 802-447-7018
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
9 Aug 2014
“Great food and atmosphere”
9 Jun 2014
“CLOSED FOR GOOD =-(”
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Mexican, American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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230 North St, Bennington, VT 05201-1828
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21 - 29 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 7 January 2009

We go here often for dinner (alas, they don't serve lunch), and are always full and happy when we leave, usually with leftovers for the next day. I love the chimichangas with quac; one is enough, leaving the second for lunch! I also recommend the...More

Thank Julia_celebrating_40
Reviewed 12 September 2008

As a local, we go to this place 2 times a week. This place serves large portions- makes for great leftovers. Favorite dishes are enchiladas, fajitas (the presentation is great), pollo nachos, and burgers- recently added to the menu. The selection of beer on tap...More

Thank seetheworld13
Reviewed 21 July 2008

I have been to the Rattlesnake every year for 5 years as I travel from the south for foliage! It is a "must stop" for our group. Portions are almost enought to share, but then there would be no great left overs the next day....More

1  Thank luvtheleaves
Reviewed 5 May 2008

The Aztec shrimp was overpriced at almost $20. The steamed vegetables didn't belong at a Mexican restaurant. The sour cream on the rice and the from-a-jar olives meant what? There was a lot of cilantro but the advertised roasted garlic was non-existent. The chunks of...More

1  Thank Johnibee
Reviewed 15 July 2007

I SIMPLY LOVE THIS PLACE THE PORTIONS ARE HUGE AND ABSOLUTLEY FULL OF FLAVOR. The owner Sean even came out of the Kitchen to talk with us, such an important and nice touch in today's resaurant world. i saw the review in the New York...More

Thank jlazo
Reviewed 28 June 2006

Although the previous reviews are good, I wasn't that impressed. The meat had very little seasoning and the spanish rice tasted like the microwave rice a roni spanish rice I can buy at the store. The service was good though, and the ambiance was nice,...More

1  Thank SinginSuzi
Reviewed 1 May 2006

Read the reviews and was hesitant to try Rattlesnake but friends rave so we went. Loved it! Set in a small, old house in downtown Bennington so dining rooms are small and numerous - adding to the fun. They don't take reservations but we waited...More

1  Thank tonitraveller
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Bennington, VT
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Reviewed 9 November 2005

Great food countered by absolutely neglectful service. You might want to consider bringing your own waitress-- we sure wished we had when ours kept forgetting we were sitting there. Still, it's the best... make that 'only' Mexican joint in town!

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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New York
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Reviewed 23 May 2005

This restaurant has the BEST MEXICAN food ever! The portions are huge, and the food is excellent...with homemade salsa and guacamole..you can't find anything better. I travel there from NY every week!!!

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$12
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 North St, Bennington, VT 05201-1828
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Bennington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-447-7018
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