Restaurants

Top Choice American in Sleepy Hollow & Tarrytown

Blue Hill at Stone Barns

Go maximum locavore at chef Dan Barber's farm (it also supplies his Manhattan restaurant). Settle in for an eye-popping multicourse feast based on the day's harvest lasting at least three hours, where the service is…
Top Choice Diner in Rhinebeck

Matchbox Cafe

Located just a few minutes outside of Rhinebeck, this cafe serves diner favorites made with fresh, local ingredients. The menu is pretty simple, but everything from the burgers made with grass-fed local beef to the …
Top Choice American in Beacon

Roundhouse Restaurant & Lounge

The Roundhouse restaurant pulls out all the culinary stops, with dishes celebrating the cream of Hudson Valley produce. The seasonal menu offers American favorites, as well as the occasional curveball such as ramen …
Top Choice Asian in Hudson

Hudson Food Studio

With its menu of noodles, including hearty bowls of ramen, braised Chinese eggplant, Kurobuta pork and Vietnamese-style salads, there's a strong Asian flavor and broad appeal to this relaxed eatery.
American in Hyde Park

American Bounty Restaurant

This CIA student–run restaurant focuses on seasonal, Hudson Valley produce and modern interpretations of regional American cuisine. Reservations are required for the restaurant, but you can just show up anytime at t…
Bakery in Rhinebeck

Bread Alone Bakery & Cafe

Superior quality baked goods, sandwiches and salads are served up at the Rhinebeck location of this popular bakery and cafe. If you prefer, it has a full-service dining room, but the menu is exactly the same in both…
American in New Paltz

Huckleberry

This cute sea-green painted house hidden off the main road offers an appealing menu of gourmet items, including wagyu burgers (with the option of gluten-free buns), fish tacos and IPA mac 'n' cheese. There are also …
Bakery in Hudson

Cafe Le Perche

A small piece of France has been transported to Hudson with this combined bakery, cafe and bar. At the front of the shop, pick up freshly baked baguettes, croissants and the like, while further inside is a lively ba…
French in Hyde Park

Bocuse Restaurant

Bocuse offers both traditional and modern French dishes in elegant surroundings as part of the series of student-run restaurants at the Culinary Institute of America. Come for the lunch menu, which is both delicious…
American in Hudson

Fish & Game

This James Beard Award–winning restaurant and bar has New York gourmets going all light-headed over rustic yet elegant modern American dishes. Chef Zakary Pelaccio is often on hand to explain his creations using the…