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Rattlesnake Cafe - CLOSED

230 North St, Bennington, VT 05201-1828
+1 802-447-7018
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
9 Aug 2014
“Great food and atmosphere”
9 Jun 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
230 North St, Bennington, VT 05201-1828
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Reviewed September 12, 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 July 21, 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 May 5, 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 July 15, 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 June 28, 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 May 1, 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
A TripAdvisor Member
Bennington, VT
Reviewed November 9, 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
A TripAdvisor Member
New York
Reviewed May 23, 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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  • 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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