Casual Dining in the Hudson Valley is taken to another level at Amici's Restaurant, located in the waterfront district of Poughkeepsie, NY with views of the Mid-Hudson Bridge and Hudson River. Amici's prides itself on creating guest relationships through remarkable service and spectacular Italian American food designed by CIA-trained chef Joel Trocino. Our lounge is located downstairs and features a full bar area with casual dining.
Prior to Amici’s in Poughkeepsie, Executive Chef & Restaurant Manager Joel Trocino, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America has held numerous positions in restaurants and institutions in New York and Florida. He takes great pride in: selecting the finest ingredients, in providing an excellent selection of appetizers and entrees, and in the careful preparation and presentation of each and every dish. See a video of Joel in preparing his famous "Lobster Mac & Cheese".
Part of the Hudson River Waterfront area of Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York, our multi-faceted establishment consists of a casual yet upscale dining room serving classic and contemporary Italian-American fare, prepared by our experienced Culinary Institute chef, owner Joel Trocino. In addition to our regular seasonal menu, we offer daily specials. Our Dinner Menu offers a wide variety of appetizers, Soups & Salads, and delicious entrees of Chicken, Veal, Eggplant, Steaks and Seafood. For Lunch we have smaller portions of our dinner selections, as well as wraps, paninis, flat breads, and our specialty pizzas.
In Amici’s lounge you can enjoy music, TV, drinks, casual dining, and a game of pool. You may order from our full menu, or choose snacks from our bar menu. This is also a great spot for a group party of 30-50 people.
Come for Happy Hour, or stop downstairs for after dinner drinks. It's a great place to meet with friends. Our lounge is open until 1:00AM Friday and Saturday nights.