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The Pastry Garden

Map2600 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
  • Food & Drink
  • Bakery
  • Chocolate Treat
  • Dessert


At this award-winning bakery, choosing a dessert is like making a chess move. First you overthink it: Do you go with the daily low-priced deal, or the most decadent item — like the mousse-topped brownie covered in ganache? When you finally make your move — perhaps one of the oversized cupcakes — you immediately see all the other decisions you could have made: cannoli, elephant ears, mousse- or fruit-filled tarts. And finally, there’s the question of sharing: Should you buy a box of assorted cookies to split with coworkers, or just indulge in a few mini-cheesecakes for yourself? Rest easy, oh seeker of sweets — there is no wrong decision. You’ll be back again soon anyway.

Best of Hudson Valley History

2015 Readers' Pick — Best Bakery

2013 Readers' Pick — Best Bakery

2012 Editors' Pick — Best Dessert Selection
2012 Readers' Pick — Best Chocolate Treat
2011 Readers' Pick — Best Dessert
2009 Readers' Pick — Best Bakery
2008 Readers' Pick — Best Bakery

Additional Information:

Best of Hudson Valley Winners: 2008
County: Dutchess
Pick: Editors' Picks
Readers' Picks
About: More sweet success! Our readers insist that it's another year on top for the Pastry Garden. If you're in the mood for a pie, pastry, or pretty much any other scrumptious baked treat, head over to one of this Valley institution's four Dutchess locations. Other location(s): Hopewell Junction, 845-227-2253; Fishkill, 845-297-6747; Poughkeepsie, 845-473-5220 & 845-471-4603
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