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Places to eat in the Hudson Valley

Whether it’s casual dining or white tablecloth service, there’s a place for every palette. Gourmet fare can be found even in the smallest villages, since the greatest chefs come from The Culinary Institute of America, located right here in the Hudson Valley. The best part is that our farms provide the fresh vegetables, fruits, cheeses, and meats you’ll find on many of our restaurants’ menus. The Hudson Valley was the first wine producing region in the United States, and excellent vintages are still produced by dozens of picturesque wineries. 

Albany

dp an American Brasserie
dp An American Brasserie is a signature restaurant by Dominick Purnomo serving lunch and dinner, happy hour & late night menus. It offers an imaginative menu of market driven comfort cuisine, highlighted with a long list of small plates perfect for sharing, outrageous burgers and classic French brasserie staples.

25 Chapel Street, Albany, NY 12210
(518) 436-3737 • www.dpbrasserie.com
 

Reel Seafood Co.
Known for having the largest variety of Oysters and fresh cut fish in the area, Reel Seafood Co. offers more than delicious seafood, with premium steak and pasta dishes regularly available. The skilled and friendly staff can help you make selections that are fun and delicious. They also offer full bar service with an excellent wine and beer list and the areas largest raw bar.

195 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205
(518) 458-2068 • www.reelseafoodco.com

Columbia

Carolina House
An innovative mix of classic American favorites and multi-ethnic fare freshly prepared and served in warm, friendly surroundings. 

59 Broad Street (Rt 9), Kinderhook, NY 12106
518-758-1669 • www.carolinahouserestaurant.com
 

Ca' Mea Restaurant
Old family recipes and Italian hospitality, garden dining in season.

333 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 822-0005 • www.camearestaurant.com

Dutchess

The Amsterdam
The Amsterdam opened in the heart of Rhinebeck, serving elevated farm-to-table fare in a warm and welcoming environment, alongside craft cocktails, an international and thoughtfully curated wine list, a NY-centric craft beer list and more.

6380 Mill Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
(845) 516-5033 • www.lovetheamsterdam.com

Heritage Food + Drink
Farm to table, new American cuisine utilizing products from local farmers through out the Hudson Valley. We specialize on items that are cooked “slow and low” & finished on a wood burning grill. A large majority of our craft beers will be from NY, but the focus of our bar will be on hand crafted cocktails that properly compliment the food.

1379 Route 9, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
(845) 298-1555 • www.HeritageFoodDrink.com 

 

Greene

Boathouse Grill
Located just off the docks at Shady Harbor Marina in New Baltimore, serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week during the summer season. Whether seated inside or out on the deck, diners will have an incredibly comfortable and enjoyable experience with the restaurant's casual, contemporary decor and a beautiful view of the historic Hudson River.

1030 Rt. 144, New Baltimore, NY 12124
(518) 756-2000 • www.boathousegrille.com

 

Rive Gauche

Locally sourced fresh foods from farms and market to bring the freshest ingredients possible.

7 Second Street, Athens, NY 12015
(518) 945-1009 • www.rivegauchebistro.com

Orange

Blu Pointe
Set on the Historic Hudson River, Blu Pointe is a Newburgh Waterfront Restaurant that offers something for everyone. The temperature controlled walk-in wine room holds countless new and old world wines and serves as a dramatic backdrop to our cozy lounge and dining room complete with a blue stone fire place. Blu Pointe offers a farm-to-table menu featuring fresh seafood & prime beef, a raw bar station in our cocktail lounge, private dining rooms, local craft beers & spirits, and a riverside outdoor bar.

120 Front Street (Waterfront), Newburgh, NY 12550 
(845) 568-0100 • www.blu-pointe.com

Westtown Fare Restaurant
Innovative continental cuisine prepared with fresh seasonal ingredients. Menu focuses on locally sourced food and spirits. Located near Orange County's Black Dirt farming region. Seasonal outdoor patio.

795 Route 284, Westtown, NY 10998
(845) 683-1229 • westtownfare.com

Putnam

Clock Tower Grill
Local farm to table cuisine. EAT. LAUGH. LIVE.  

512 Clock Tower Commons Drive, Brewster, NY 10509
(845) 582-0574 • www.clocktowergrill.com

Cathryn’s Tuscan Grill
Traditional Tuscan cuisine. 

91 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516
(845) 265-5582 • www.tuscangrill.com

Rensselaer

Casey’s Restaurant
Get the hometown touch with extensive menu and family friendly environment. 

77-79 Washington Avenue, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 463-3318 • www.jimmycaseys.com
 

The Hill at Muza
Enjoy the European garden setting complete with waterfall, in the warmer months and in winter, the indoor space with small plates menu will remind you of a cozy ski lodge.

Black Gates at 379 Congress Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 379-9086 • www.thehillatmuza.com

Rockland

Hudson Water Club
Fine waterfront dining at the West Haverstraw marina with magnificent views and an emphasis on seafood.  The outdoor deck has jaunty orange umbrellas, and, yes, you can tie up your boat at their dock.  Expansive windows in the airy dining room offer the same terrific river view.

606 Beach Rd, West Haverstraw, NY 10993
(845) 271-4046 • www.hudsonwaterclub.com

 

76 House
The Old ’76 House, built in 1668, had a profound effect on the outcome of The Revolutionary War. It is New York’s oldest tavern; a three hundred year old structure lovingly restored to pristine condition by the Norden Family. Listed as a National Landmark, the restaurant offers even more than historical significance. Four glowing fireplaces, live music, Sunday brunch and eagerly anticipated monthly wine dinners have elevated the ’76 House to one of the area’s top dining destinations.

110 Main Street, Tappan, NY  10978
(845) 359-5476 • www.76house.com

Ulster

Ship Lantern Inn
Recently voted Best Ulster County and Most Romantic Ulster County Restaurant, the Ship Lantern Inn is a fine dining American restaurant in Milton serving Continental Cuisine in an intimate atmosphere. Located in a building that dates back to the Revolutionary War, The Ship Lantern Inn is ideal for romantic date nights, birthday celebrations or client meetings.

1725 Rte. 9W, Milton, NY 12547
(845) 795-5400 • www.shiplanterninn.com
 

Nu Cavu
Nu-Cavu is the ideal location to fly or drive in and have dinner, watch the game, meet friends, or hold your next celebration. Offering various options for your party, it can be tailored to suit your own ideas and visions.

857 Plains Road, Wallkill, NY 12589
(845) 895-9000 • www.nu-cavu.com

 

Westchester

Mulino’s
From artfully prepared food, to the thousands of extravagant light and decorations, to the freshly roasted chestnuts that await you upon your departure, our employees strive to cater to your every whim.  As your taste buds savor the flavors of fine Italian cuisine, you find yourself in our very own Winter Wonderland.

99 Court Street, White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 761-1818 • www.mulinosny.com

Crabtree Kittle House
Known for farm-to-table fresh, quality food and service, and the finest in sophistication, the Crabtree House embodies country dining and warm and gracious hospitality. 

11 Kittle Road, Chappaqua, NY 10514
(914) 666-8044 • www.kittlehouse.com