10 Cozy Eateries & Lounges for Winter Days in the Valley

Chic wine bars and upscale French bistros to warm your heart.

Spend a lazy afternoon savoring a local lunch and sipping a hot cuppa at one of these community spaces along the Hudson River.

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Ms. Fairfax, Newburgh

A quaint spot on Liberty Street, this bistro serves simple, fresh fare alongside affordable cocktails.

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 Florrie Kaye’s Tea Room and Gifts, Carmel

Stocked with Harney & Sons teas and serving English cuisine, Florrie Kaye’s adds an air of panache to an afternoon date.

Photo by Kenneth Gabrielsen

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  Brunette, Kingston

A chic spot on the Rondout, Brunette serves natural wine, beer, cider, and a menu of small bites in a barber shop-turned-wine bar.

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Le Canard Enchaine, Kingston

This upscale French bistro will leave you and your loved one humming La Vie en Rose long after your decadent meal.

Photo by Meg Pearce

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Bartlett House, Ghent

A Ghent gem, Bartlett House does a bit of everything from brunch to bakery to dinner entrees heavy on fresh veggies.

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 Kitchen Sink Food & Drink, Beacon

Serving quaint cuisine in an intimate setting, Kitchen Sink is a must-hit Beacon hotspot with tons of delicious dishes.

Photo by Eva Deitch

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 2 Alices Coffee Lounge, Newburgh

For a city feel without the train ride, head to this café on Broadway for soothing coffee, teas, and lunch bites in a sleek space.

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 River Lounge, Pearl River

A new, modern bar with small bites and a rotating wine list brings Portuguese and Italian flair.

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Photo by Lukas Hasenstab

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  Shindig, Woodstock

Get comfort food at any time of the day at this cute spot on Tinker Street.

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 New World Bistro Bar, Albany

Featuring a globally influenced seasonal menu, this gastropub creates an intimate ambience with exposed brick and dark wood.

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