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Appetizers 

Mill House Brewing Company 

Poughkeepsie 

845.485.2739; www.millhousebrewing.com 

 

Apple Cider Donut 

Barton Orchards 

Poughquag

845.227.2306; www.bartonorchards.com 

 

Asian Cuisine

Sukhothai Restaurant 

Beacon 

845.790.5375; www.sukhotainy.com 

 

Bakery 

Deising’s Bakery 

Kingston

845.338.7505; www.deisings.com 

 

Bar Grub

Mill House Brewing Company 

Poughkeepsie 

845.485.2739; www.millhousebrewing.com 

 

Barbecue Cuisine

Max’s Memphis BBQ 

Red Hook

845.758.6297

 

Beer Selection

The Hop 

Beacon 

845.440.8676; www.thehopbeacon.com 

 

Bistro (tie) 

Main Street Bistro 

New Paltz

845.255.7766; www.mainstreetbistro.com 

 

Terrapin Restaurant Bistro & Bar 

Rhinebeck 

845.876.3300; www.terrapinrestaurant.com 

 

Bread 

Bread Alone Bakery 

Rhinebeck 

845.876.3108; www.breadalone.com 

 

Breakfast 

Main Street Bistro 

New Paltz

845.255.7766; www.mainstreetbistro.com 

 

Brewery 

Mill House Brewing Company 

Poughkeepsie 

845.485.2739; www.millhousebrewing.com 

 

Brunch 

Mill House Brewing Company

Poughkeepsie 

845.485.2739; www.millhousebrewing.com 

 

Buffalo Wings

McGillicuddy’s 

New Paltz 

845.256.9289; www.cuddysny.com 

 

Burgers

Mill House Brewing Company 

Poughkeepsie 

845.485.2739; www.millhousebrewing.com 

 

Butcher 

Fleisher’s Craft Butchery 

Kingston 

845.338.6666; www.fleishers.com 

 

Caterer

Main Course Catering & Market Place

New Paltz

845.255.2600; www.maincoursecatering.com 

 

Cheap Eats 

Main Street Bistro 

New Paltz

845.255.7766; www.mainstreetbistro.com 

 

Chili

P & G’s Restaurant 

New Paltz 

845.255.6161; www.pandgs.com 

 

Chinese Cuisine 

China Rose 

Rhinecliff

845.876.7442; www.chinaroserestaurant.com 

 

Chocolate/Candy Store

Krause’s Chocolates 

Saugerties

845.876.3909; www.krauseschocolates.com 

 

Coffee

Underground Coffee & Ales 

Highland 

845.834.3899; www.undergroundcoffeeandales.com 

 

Comfort Food 

Mill House Brewing Company 

Poughkeepsie 

845.485.2739; www.millhousebrewing.com 

 

Cosmo 

Shadows on the Hudson 

Poughkeepsie 

www.shadowsonthehudson.com 

 

Deli 

Rossi Rosticceria Deli 

Poughkeepsie

845.471.0654; www.rossideli.com 

 

Dessert 

Apple Pie Bakery and Café 

Hyde Park 

845.905.4500; www.applepiebakerycafe.com   

 

Diner 

Eveready Diner 

Hyde Park 

845.229.8100; www.theevereadydiner.com 

 

Distillery 

Denning’s Point Distillery 

Beacon 

845.230.7905; www.denningspointdistillery.com 

 

Food Truck 

Black Forest Flammkuchen 

Kinderhook 

845.505.9005; www.Blackforestflammkuchen.com 

 

French Cuisine 

The Bocuse Restaurant 

Hyde Park 

845.471.6608; www.bocuserestaurant.com 

 

German Cuisine 

Mountain Brauhaus Restaurant

Gardiner 

845.255.9766; www.mountainbrauhaus.com 

 

Greek Cuisine

Opa! Gyros Greek Restaurant

Kingston

845.338.4976

 

Happy Hour 

La Puerta Azul 

Millbrook 

845.677.2985; www.lapuertaazul.com 

 

Healthy/Organic Cuisine 

Aroma Thyme Bistro 

Ellenville 

845.647.3000; www.aromathymebistro.com 

 

Ice Cream 

Holy Cow 

Red Hook 

845.758.5959

 

Indian Cuisine

Cinnamon Indian Cuisine

Rhinebeck

845.876.7510; www.cinnamoncuisine.com

 

Irish Cuisine

Mahoney’s Irish Pub & Steakhouse 

Poughkeepsie

845.471.7026; www.mahoneysirishpub.com 

 

Italian Cuisine (Not Pizzeria) 

Cosimo’s Brick Oven 

Central Valley 

845.485.7172; www.cosimostrestaurauntgroup.com 

 

Japanese/Sushi Cuisine 

Hokkaido Japanese Restaurant 

New Paltz 

845.256.0621; www.hokkaidonewpaltz.com 

 

Late-Night Dining 

Terrapin Restaurant Bistro & Bar 

Rhinebeck 

845.876.3300; www.terrapinrestaurant.com 

 

Lunch

Mill House Brewing Company 

Poughkeepsie 

845.485.2739; www.millhousebrewing.com 

 

Margarita 

Café Maya/Maya Café 

Wappingers Falls 

845.896.4042; www.mayacafecantina.com 

 

Martini

Tomas Tapas Bar & Restaurant 

Wappingers Falls 

845.447.1776; www.tomasrestaurantgroup.com 

 

Mediterranean Cuisine 

Gigi Trattoria 

Rhinebeck 

845.876.1007; www.gigihudsonvalley.com 

 

Mexican/Latino Cuisine

Café Maya/Maya Café 

Wappingers Falls 

845.896.4042; www.mayacafecantina.com 

 

Mojito

Café Maya/Maya Café 

Wappingers Falls 

845.896.4042; www.mayacafecantina.com 

 

New Restaurant 

Kitchen Sink Food & Drink 

Beacon 

845.765.0240; www.kitchensinkny.com

 

Pasta 

Aroma Osteria 

Fishkill

845.298.6790; www.aromaosteriarestaurant.com  

 

Pizza 

Giacomo’s 

Poughkeepsie 

845.485.1400; www.giacomospizza.com 

 

Place to Eat with Kids 

Falls Diner 

Wappingers Falls 

845.297.9600

 

Place to Eat with Pets 

Armadillo Bar & Grill 

Kingston

845.339.1550; www.armadillos.net  

 

Restaurant with View 

Gunk Haus 

Highland

845.883.0866

www.gunkhaus.com 

 

Romantic/Special Occasion Dining

Mohonk Mountain House 

New Paltz 

855.421.4101; www.mohonk.com 

 

Sandwiches 

Rossi Rosticceria Deli 

Poughkeepsie 

845.471.0654; www.rossideli.com 

 

Seafood Cuisine 

Gadaleto’s Seafood Market & Restaurant 

New Paltz 

845.255.1717

 

Single Scene

Mahoney’s Irish Pub & Steakhouse 

Poughkeepsie

845.471.7026; www.mahoneysirishpub.com 

 

Soup

Yum Yum Noodle Bar 

Kingston 

845.338.1400; www.yumyumnoodlebar.com 

 

Sports Bar 

AJ Café 

Wappingers Falls 

845.632.1631; www.ajcafewappingers.com

 

Tapas

Tomas Tapas Bar & Restaurant 

Wappingers Falls 

845.447.1776; www.tomasrestaurantgroup.com 

 

Waterside Dining 

Billy Joe’s Ribworks 

Newburgh

845.565.1560; www.ribworks.com

 

Winery 

Milbrook Vineyards and Winery 

Milbrook

845.677.8383; www.millbrookwine.com 

 

Wine Bar

Oak Vino Wine Bar

Beacon

845.765.2400; www.oakvino.com


Best Restaurant by County 

Albany

Albany Pump Station
Albany 
518.447.9000; www.evansale.com

 

Columbia

Mexican Radio
Hudson 
518.828.7770; www.mexrad.com 

 

Dutchess

Terrapin Restaurant Bistro & Bar 
Rhinebeck 
845.876.3300; www.terrapinrestaurant.com 

 

Greene

Crossroads Brewing Company
Athens 
518.945.2337; www.crossroadsbrewingco.com 

 

Orange 

Cosimo’s Brick Oven 
Central Valley 
845.485.7172; www.cosimostrestaurauntgroup.com 

 

Putnam

The Chophouse Grill
Mahopac
845.628.8300; www.thechophousegrille.com 

 

Rensselaer

Paolo Lombardi’s Ristorante 
Wyantskill
518.283.0202; www.paololombardis.com 

 

Rockland

Restaurant X & Bully Boy Bar 
Congers
845.268.6555; www.xaviars.com 

 

Ulster

New World Home Cooking Co. 
Saugerties
845.246.0900; www.newworldhomecooking.com 

 

Westchester

Harvest on Hudson 
Westchester
914.478.2800; www.harvesthudson.com 

 
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