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Best of Hudson Valley Food & Drink Elimination Round 1 


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Rules and Guidelines:

• This Elimination Round #1 begins March 27 at 9 a.m. and ends April 2 at 11:59 p.m.
• Use this page to vote for the round #1 Food & Drink finalists from our Best Of Hudson Valley® Ballot.
​• You can only vote once per elimination round, so choose wisely!
• Categories with more than 6 finalists signifies that there was a tie between two restaurants.
• Categories with less than 6 finalists signifies that there not enough votes to warrant more finalists.
• The Hudson Valley Magazine marketing department will notify the winners in each category.
• All winners are announced in our October Best Of Hudson Valley® issue, on newsstands in mid-September.
• You can meet the winners at our Best Of Hudson Valley® Party on October 13 (info here). Happy voting!

American Cuisine

​  The Chophouse Grill, Mahopac

  Kitchen Sink Food and Drink, Beacon

  County Fare, Wappingers Falls

  Mill House Brewing Company, Poughkeepsie

  Terrapin Restaurant, Rhinebeck

  Double O Grill, Rhinebeck

I don't have an opinion on this one

Asian Cuisine

​  Aroi Thai, Rhinebeck

  Asian Fusion, New Paltz

  Kingston Wok, Kingston

  Kodomo Asian Bistro, Kingston/Wappingers Falls

  Osaka Japanese Restaurant, Rhinebeck/Tivoli

  Hokkaido Sushi Restaurant, New Paltz

  Yum Yum Noodle Bar, Woodstock/Kingston

I don't have an opinion on this one

Chinese Cuisine

  Chan's Peking, Poughkeepsie

​  China Rose, Rhinecliff

​  Chopstick Chinese & Japanese Restaurant, Catskill

​  Daxxon Chinese Restaurant, Walden

  Formosa Cuisine, Poughkeepsie

  Great Wall Kitchen, New Paltz

  I don't have an opinion on this one

French Cuisine banner

  Bocuse Restaurant at the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park

  Brasserie 292, Poughkeepsie

​  Le Canard Enchaine, Kingston

  Le Petit Bistro, Rhinebeck

  Cafe Les Baux, Millbrook

​  Le Express, Poughkeepsie

  I don't have an opinion on this one

German Cuisine banner

  Bavarian Manor Country Inn & Restaurant, Purling

  Black Forest Mill Restaurant, Highland Mills

  Gunk Haus, Highland

​  Mountain Brauhaus Restaurant, Gardiner

​  Schatzi’s Pub & Bier Garden, Poughkeepsie/New Paltz

  Gus’s Tavern, New Windsor

  I don't have an opinion on this one

Greek Cuisine banner

Athena Gyro, Lagrangeville

The Greek Cafe, Middletown

Lefteris Gyro, Tarrytown

Opa! Gyros Greek Grill & Creperie, Kingston

Tzatziki Greek Grill, New Paltz

Kovo Rotisserie, Kingston

  I don't have an opinion on this one

Indian Cuisine banner

  Cinnamon Indian Cuisine, Rhinebeck

​  Citrus Indian & Thai Cuisine, New Windsor

​  Jaipore, Brewster

  New Paltz Indian Restaurant, New Paltz

  Saffron Indian Cuisine, Middletown

​  Tanjore Cuisine of India, Fishkill

  I don't have an opinion on this one

Italian Cuisine banner

​  A Tavola Trattoria, New Paltz

  Aroma Osteria, Wappinger's Falls

​  Amici's, Poughkeepsie

  Cosimo’s Brick Oven, Middletown/Newburgh/Poughkeepsie/Woodbury

  Il Barilotto Enoteca, Fishkill

  Lombardi’s Italian Restaurant, Gardiner

​  Savona’s Trattoria, Kingston

  I don't have an opinion on this one

Japanese Cuisine banner

  Bonsai Japanese Restaurant, Poughkeepsie

  Hokkaido Sushi Restaurant, New Paltz

  Kyoto Sushi, Kingston

  Toro, Fishkill

  Osaka Japanese Restaurant, Rhinebeck

​  SushiMakio, Kingston

​  Gomen-Kudasai, New Paltz

  I don't have an opinion on this one

Latin banner

​  Los Hornitos Bakery, Wappingers Falls

​  Cilantro Tapas and Bar, New Windsor

  Ramiros 954, Mahopac

​  Coquito, Warwick

  Machu Picchu, Newburgh

  Nelly's, Poughkeepsie

  I don't have an opinion on this one

Mediterranean Cuisine banner

  Allan’s Falafel, Chester

  Anatolia, New Paltz

​  Joshua’s Cafe, Woodstock

​  Opa! Gyros Greek Restaurant & Wine Bar, Kingston

  Ziatun, Beacon

  I don't have an opinion on this one

Mexican banner

​  Armadillo Bar & Grill, Kingston

​  Café Maya/Maya Café, Wappingers Falls/Fishkill

  Gaby’s Cafe, Ellenville/Rhinebeck

​  Mexican Kitchen, New Paltz

  Mexicali Blue, New Paltz/Wappingers Falls

  Santa Fe, Woodstock

  I don't have an opinion on this one

Thai Cuisine banner

​  Aroi Thai Restaurant, Rhinebeck

​  Bangkok Cafe, New Paltz

  Lemongrass Thai Cuisine, New Paltz

​  Golden Buddha Thai, Fishkill

  Sukhothai Restaurant, Beacon

  Thai Spice, Poughkeepsie

  I don't have an opinion on this one

Caterer banner

  Cosimo’s Brick Oven, Middletown/Newburgh/Poughkeepsie/Woodbury

  Grounded, Kingston

​  Lola's, Poughkeepsie

​  Main Course, New Paltz

  The Helm, Greenwood Lake

  The Barnside Conklin Catering Grill, Walden

  I don't have an opinion on this one

Chef banner

  Brandon Walker, Essie’s Restaurant in Poughkeepsie

  Brian Arnoff, Kitchen Sink Food and Drink in Beacon

​  Daniel Crocco, Mill House Brewing Company in Poughkeepsie

  Jenn Newton, The Helm in Greenwood Lake

  Marcus Guiliano, Aroma Thyme Bistro in Ellenville

  Ric Orlando, New World Home Cooking Co. in Saugerties/New World Bistro Bar in Albany

  I don't have an opinion on this one

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