6 Must Try RestaurantsStaff | April 15, 2016 | Comment
The Hudson Valley is renowned for having some of the best and most natural food in the area, but how do you know where to go for the best of the best? Well, rest easy! We made it simple for you with these 6 must-try restaurants.
The Corner: From the mid century furnishings and murano starburst chandeliers to the steak au poivre and day boat cod with hand-foraged black trumpet mushrooms, The Corner at Hotel Tivoli exudes casual sophistication.
53 Broadway, Tivoli/ (845) 757-2100
Gaskins: Airy, sleek, and rustic, Gaskin’s connection to local farmers is strong, and it shines through in their simple fare. Sample their heirloom tomatoes tossed with peaches, basil, and chorizo while dining al fresco.
2 Church Avenue, Germantown / (845) 537-2107
Prohibition River: Climb a sweeping Federal staircase to a sun-drenched dining room and bar where simple ingredients grace the table. Try bacon meatballs doused in sweet tomato chutney with fresh Parmesan or bites of Buffalo cauliflower with blue cheese crumbles and fresh herbs.
82 Main St., Nyack / (845) 727-7900
Garden House: Eat in an outdoor garden near a wood-fired oven filled with goat cheese pizzas and grilled red snapper. Middle-Eastern influence permeates dishes like the kofta kabob with parsley, garlic, onion, and freshly whipped lemon-garlic sauce.
4 Hardenburgh Lane, Rosendale / (845) 658-3131
Shindig: This tiny storefront eatery is packing in patrons with its modest prices and modern takes on comfort food. The mac and cheese blends Gruyère, fontina, béchamel, and truffle oil, with a Parmesan bread crumb crust.
1 Tinker St., Woodstock / (845) 684-7091
Shatzi’s Pub: Looking for a slice of Bavaria? Schatzi’s serves up five types of sausage, from Andouille with spicy cheddar to a slow-smoked brat. Order the schnitzel—it comes with a sweet braised purple-cabbage aioli.
202 Main St., Poughkeepsie / (845) 454-1179
Food & Drink Spotlight:
Daughters Fare and Ale: Café. Eat in, take out, catering. Great beer, great food. Hudson Valley Strong.
7466 S. Broadway, Red Hook/ (845) 835-8365
Diego’s Taqueria: Diego’s serves deliciously fresh and responsibly sourced street-style tacos in a spot you won’t want to leave.
38 John St, Kingston/ (845) 338-2816
Heather Ridge Farm & Bees Knees Farm: Fiercely local food, served right on the farm. Lunch and brunch every weekend and monthly Supper Club five course dinner.
989 Broome Center Rd, Preston Hollow/ (518) 239-6234
Murray’s Tivoli: Energetic café housed in a historic 19th century church. Inspired weekly brunch menus reflect local harvest and love of food.
73 Broadway, Tivoli/ (845) 757-6003
Red Hook Curry House: Voted best indian cuisines in the Hudson Valley. Open every day. Hundi buffet Tues and Sun. Take out and catering available.
28 Main St, Red Hook/ (845) 758-7666