Here's Where to Eat in the Hudson Valley for Father's Day

Make dad’s day with a memorable meal at one of these local eateries.


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Just as bountiful brunches abound on Mother’s Day, so too do barbecue lunches and dinners on Father’s Day. Locally, Hudson Valley restaurants are ready to treat dad to a meal that will make his day. Scroll through our list to find a menu that pops will love, then call in a reservation a.s.a.p. Many eateries are bound to fill up before the big day.


Angry Orchard

2241 Albany Post Rd, Walden
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Skip the boring old brew and hit Angry Orchard for a brunch that may turn dad into a cider-sipping convert. Chef Shawn Hubbell whips up a locally sourced three-course brunch, while Angry Orchard provides clever cider cocktails to pair with each plate. After the meal, head up to the Cider House for a complimentary tasting flight, as well as lawn games and ample space to spend your day with dad. Menu items like brunch pizzas, huevos rancheros, NY strip, and a strawberry and vanilla trifle mean this event is sure to be a hit.


Aroma Thyme Bistro

165 Canal St, Ellenville
Lunch 1-5 p.m.

Save dad from an afternoon spent slaving over the grill by taking him to Aroma Thyme instead. The restaurant hosts an “All You Can Eat Father’s Day BBQ” with all the fixings. Prepare to chow down on smoked pork loin, chicken, and grilled mahi-mahi in addition to a number of hearty sides.


Photo by Benjamin Steakhouse


Benjamin Steakhouse

610 Hartsdale Rd, White Plains
12-3:30 p.m.

This Father’s Day, experience a high-end version of the classic Father’s Day grill session at Benjamin. A “pick-one-of-each” style, choose from appetizers like crab cake and lobster bisque, a selection of hearty sides and rich cakes, and a choice of entrees such as filet mignon, rack of lamb, and Norwegian Salmon. If that isn’t enough, all dads who dine with Benjamin get a $50 gift card and complimentary cigar as well.'


Blu Pointe

120 Front St, Newburgh
Brunch 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Dinner 1-9 p.m.

If dad loves all things seafood, treat him to a riverside meal at Blu Pointe in Newburgh. A delicious medley of surf and turf, the menu is sure to include a wide range of upscale classics. Spaces are available for brunch and dinner.


MacArthur’s Riverview Restaurant

674 Thayer Rd, West Point
845.446.4731, ext. 3
Brunch 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

For the father who favors brunch-time eats, take him to MacArthur’s at West Point for an indulgent Father’s Day Champagne Brunch. Aside from the all-you-can-drink bar, Dad can enjoy a wide variety of appetizers and breakfasts, as well as roasted salmon, Korean spare ribs, grilled NY strip, and marinated turkey breast.



Mohonk Mountain House - SOLD OUT

1000 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz

If you’re looking for an afternoon tucked into the woods, visit Mohonk Mountain House for it's annual Father’s Day Granary Cookout. Enjoy BBQ chicken, spare ribs, sausages, and burgers, with a wide range of sides and a sizable selection of Bundt cakes and pies. If you’d like to make a weekend of it, reserve your overnight spot now for the Father’s Day Weekend, which includes a long list of activities like tomahawk throwing, movie and trivia night, and live music.

*Day passes to Mohonk's Granary Cookout are sold out. Limited overnight stays are still available.


Shadows on the Hudson

176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie
9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

For a fun meal with a great view, look no further than Shadows on the Hudson this Father’s Day. The menu includes a comprehensive breakfast buffet with apple cider donuts, omelets and Belgian waffles, a wide selection of fish, chicken, and hearty sides, and a carving station offering strip loin, oven-roasted turkey, and honey-glazed ham. A large dessert menu featuring a myriad of cakes and tarts seal the deal.

Related: 5 Father's Day Food and Activity Pairings

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