Spring & Summer Getaways

Spring & Summer Food & Drink

Unique Spring & Summer Food & Drink in the Hudson Valley

Sunlit dining area, 3 Westerly Bar & Grill, Westchester

3 Westerly Bar & Grill

Westchester County

Located in Ossining’s luxurious Harbor Square, adjacent to the Metro North Station and the NY Waterway Terminal, 3 Westerly Bar and Grill is housed within a distinctive free-standing lighthouse that features a variety of indoor/outdoor dining options—all of which offer stunning views of the scenic Hudson River waterfront. The delicious fare features Modern American Cuisine with a pronounced seafood emphasis.

3 Westerly Rd., Ossining, NY

The Old ‘76 House, a tavern in Tappan that dates to 1688

The `76 House

Rockland County

Located in historic Tappan, NY and built in 1668, the ’76 House is America’s oldest tavern. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the `76 House served as a meeting place for local patriots during the American Revolutionary War. Most notably, the `76 House served as the “prison” of the Revolution’s most notorious spy, Major John Andre - the British spy who plotted with the arch traitor Benedict Arnold for the surrender of West Point. Commander-in-Chief General George Washington also dined in the comfortable atmosphere of the ’76 House. Features delicious cuisine, savory cocktails, garden patio, romantic porch, wine dinners, live entertainment and more!

110 Main Street, Tappan, NY

Cider, pizzas, and a burger at Brooklyn Cider House, Rockland

Brooklyn Cider House at Twin Star Orchards

Ulster County

Enjoy elegant, natural hard ciders in the tasting room along with wood-fired pizza and burgers at the pavilion. A farm stand features fresh produce, locally sourced specialty products from the Hudson Valley, New York State craft beer, wine and spirits.

155 N Ohioville Rd, New Paltz, NY

Hot chocolate and marshmallow on a stick, Camp Kingston, Ulster

Camp Kingston

Ulster County

Camp Kingston is a social gathering space, cafe, mercantile and bar. A community spot where you can come work, get coffee, grab snacks, and drink a draft beer at the end of the day all while you play pinball, pool or explore the art gallery space.

36 St. James Street, Kingston, NY

Exterior of entrance, City Beer Hall, Albany

City Beer Hall

Albany County

The City Beer Hall is an American beer hall & housed within downtown Albany’s historic & beautiful old telephone company. Inventive menus focus on locally sourced, seasonal, from-scratch cuisine. Indoor/outdoor seating for dinner, brunch, & late night.

42 Howard Street, Albany, NY

Plate of bocuse, CIA, Dutchess

Culinary Institute of America

Dutchess County

The CIA is home to several student-led restaurants that provide an array of culinary experiences. The American Bounty Restaurant offers contemporary and traditional dishes brought to life in an honest and flavorful way. Enjoy re-imagined classic French cuisine at The Bocuse Restaurant, which is named for the most famous chef in France, Paul Bocuse. Taste authentic Italian recipes at Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici. Enjoy classic café favorites and new sweet and savory selections at the Apple Pie Bakery Café. 

1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY

Golden Harvest Farms, Columbia County

Golden Harvest Farms

Columbia County

Farm market with a cider mill and bakery, fresh fruits and vegetables along with local honey, maple syrup, jams & jellies, cheeses, condiments, milk and more. Home of “Harvest Smokehouse” where the meats are smoked low and slow on 100% applewood. Our sides, sauces and cornbread are made from scratch, each reflecting the bounty of our orchards. Also on site is Harvest Spirits, a farm distillery where their signature Core Vodka is triple distilled, house-made Hard Cider, Cornelius Applejack, Core Gin, John Henry Single Malt Whiskey, Brandy and specialty Pear Brandy. Craft vinegar and housemade vanilla extract available.

3074 Route 9, Valatie NY

Outdoor seating at the Greens at Copake Country Club, Columbia

The Greens at Copake Country Club

Columbia County

Newly renovated farm to table restaurant serving American cuisine. The Greens is part of Copake Country Club, the stunning 160 acre public golf course situated on Copake Lake. Enjoy amazing sunsets while dining and sipping on the outdoor deck or inside by the cozy fireplace. Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch available.

44 Golf Course Road, Craryville, NY

Nighttime exterior of The Hollow Bar and Kitchen, Albany

The Hollow Bar + Kitchen

Albany County

Established in 2013, The Hollow Bar + Kitchen is a lauded and unique downtown Albany business. The Hollow is led by 2016 Albany Chef’s Food & Wine Festival’ Rising Star Chef Winner, Anna Weisheit, a notable craft beer bar and an awarded live music venue all-in-one! Our Special Events team is adept at executing business luncheons, dinner parties, cocktail parties, birthday parties, showers, rehearsal dinners, reunions and fundraisers with fine attention to detail.

79 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY

Closeup of tacos from Hudson Taco, Newburgh, Orange County

Hudson Taco

Orange County

Hudson Taco, located in Newburgh, NY, is a vibrant dining spot that brings a fresh twist to traditional Mexican cuisine. With a focus on using seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, they offer a diverse menu that promises an innovative culinary adventure. Located in a picturesque setting, it not only serves up seasonal and locally sourced dishes but also provides stunning views of the Hudson River, enhancing the dining atmosphere. This eatery boasts a rustic-chic atmosphere, perfect for enjoying elevated dishes, outdoor seating, and a delightful weekend brunch.

27 Water St, Newburgh, NY

Cheeseburger and fries plate from Illusive Cafe, Rensselaer

Illusive Cafe

Rensselaer County

Illusive Restaurant & Bar was designed through a collaborative effort made up of industry veterans, and reflects the hip sensibilities of the surrounding area, paying tribute to Rensselaer’s storied past.. Illusive offers the option for fast, high quality pick up service, while also providing a memorable, award winning dine-in experience, with a full service bar.

3 Ferry Street, Rensselaer, NY

Outdoor cafe area, Le Bouchon, Putnam County

Le Bouchon

Putnam County

Open Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. In the heart of picturesque Cold Spring, this charming bistro serves up French delights in a cozy, red-hued dining room or outdoor garden setting. From beer garden fare like croque monsieur to entrees like canard confit, there’s a little something for every palate.

76 Main St, Cold Spring, NY

Window looking into Night School, Greene County

Night School

Greene County

Looking for a cozy and friendly atmosphere to enjoy a variety of drinks and food options? Look no further than Night School, located in Athens, NY. Night School is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day.

21 Second Street, Athens, NY

Outdoor seating at Oak and Reed, Middletown, Orange County

Oak and Reed

Orange County

Oak and Reed presents a rustic yet elegant dining ambiance, featuring sophisticated American cuisine with a focus on seasonal ingredients, complemented by al fresco dining and weekend brunch options. We are dedicated to the meticulous preparation of every dish, adhering to the belief that quality cuisine requires patience and care. We encourage our guests to unwind and enjoy the journey, as each meal is prepared fresh upon order, promising a dining experience that is both flavorful and freshly worth your time. Our ever-evolving menu draws inspiration from locally sourced and seasonal produce, offering a dynamic and delightful culinary adventure with each visit.

45-53 North St Unit 1, Middletown, NY

Taps at Rip Van Winkle Brewing Company, Greene County

Rip Van Winkle Brewing Company

Greene County

Craving a cold one after a day exploring the Catskills? Look no further than Rip Van Winkle Brewing Company! This award-winning brewpub offers 10 delicious beers on tap, all brewed in-house, alongside classic American pub fare with an Italian twist. Relax in their warm and inviting atmosphere and enjoy a taste of the Catskills – you might just feel like you stumbled into your own 20-year nap (minus the sleeping part).

4545 Route 32, Catskill, NY

Dining Room, Roosevelt Room, Rensselaer County

Roosevelt Room

Rensselaer County

A place where modern fine dining, meets the charm of upstate NY. Using only the freshest of ingredients to create their dishes, ensuring that every bite burst with flavor. In addition to their exquisite cuisine, they also offer an extensive list of craft cocktails, that are sure to impress.

112 North Greenbush Rd. Troy

Round Table Brewery exterior, Rockland County

Round Table Brewery


Visit Rockland's newest brewery located in the GARNER Historic District in Garnerville, NY. Featuring creatively crafted beers paired with delicious food, music and fun! Here, everyone can have a seat at the table!

55 W. Railroad Avenue, #25, Garnerville, NY

Glass of beer and limes from Soul Brewing Company, Westchester

Soul Brewing Co.

Westchester County

After discovering a passion for beer while traveling in Belgium and Germany, the proprietors of Soul Brewing Co. were inspired to create a community space offering small-batch artisanal ales and lagers. Since then, it has become a place to meet friends or gather with family, to play a few games of cards, darts or foosball, and enjoy music or art made by neighbors.

41 Wheeler Ave., Pleasantville, NY

Tenmile Distillery exterior

Tenmile Distillery

Dutchess County

Tenmile’s small-batch spirits, including gin, vodka, and single malt whisky, are fermented and distilled on-site and are made with locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy beautiful views of the Hudson Valley from the bluestone patio or tasting room. Located in the Oblong region of eastern Dutchess County, Tenmile is easily accessible by train on Metro-North Railroad’s Harlem Line from Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan.

78 Sinpatch Road, Wassaic, NY

Tilly Foster Farm

Tilly’s Table Restaurant

Putnam County

Open Thursday through Saturday from 5-10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Located on the stunning slopes of Tilly Foster Farm, Tilly’s Table Restaurant offers a unique restaurant experience. The 19th-century farm serves as a beacon for the county’s rich farming heritage and natural beauty. Outdoor seating allows visitors to take in stunning sunsets and verdant pastures, home to alpacas, horses, goats, chickens and ducks and two little Sardinian donkeys.

100 Route 312, Brewster, NY

I LOVE NY logo

This project/program/event is supported by a grant awarded to Hudson Valley Tourism by New York State's Empire State Development and the I LOVE NY Division of Tourism.

®I LOVE NEW YORK is a registered trademark and service mark of the New York State Department of Economic Development; used with permission.