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2021 Fall Dining Guide

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Whether you’re dining indoors or out, enjoy the beauty of the Valley’s brilliant fall hues while sampling innovative dishes featuring local harvests.

Abbey Inn Apropos Restaurant

Mediterranean dining with a spectacular view

Meet with friends old and new at Apropos Restaurant & Bar (voted Best of Westchester), located at The Abbey Inn & Spa — where the dining experience is matched only by spectacular views of the surrounding Hudson River and Highlands! With Mediterranean-inspired cuisine crafted from locally ­sourced ingredients, our menus feature salads, regional specialties, fresh seafood, homemade pastas, and more. Outdoor dining is available in the Garden on a first-come, first-served basis.

Apropos Restaurant & Bar at The Abbey Inn

City winery

Dine al fresco and sample award-winning wine

Dine al fresco on one of our two outdoor patios and enjoy a delicious meal paired with our award-winning wine while soaking in the spectacular view of the historic Montgomery Mills property and scenic Wallkill River. As the weather cools, bask in the cozy atmosphere warmed by our heat lamps and outdoor fireplaces. If you prefer dining indoors, our Barrel Room restaurant is rustic, charming, and steeped in history. Either way, you’ll appreciate our full menu that’s wine-inspired, regionally influenced, locally sourced, and leans Mediterranean. Upcoming events: Tomato Time in The Gallery (Sept 3), Pizza & Pinot on the Waterfall Patio (Oct 7), and Bourbon & Bacon in The Gallery (Nov 11).

City Winery Hudson Valley

Vanikiotis Group
Photo by Drake Creative

Farm-fresh meals day and night

From juicy hamburgers, crisp salads, and wraps to farm-fresh breakfasts, dinner entrees, specials, and sumptuous desserts, our local family-owned diners will continue to offer our delicious meals. Daily Planet and Red Line Diners are now open for outside dining, indoor dining, delivery (Door Dash and GrubHub), and online ordering. We are open 7 days a week — Daily Planet 8 am to 10 pm and Red Line 7 am to 12 am. For more details, visit our websites: or

Daily Planet Diner, Lagrangeville
Red Line Diner, Fishkill

Gracie's Luncheonette

Stay comfortable with scratch-made comfort food

At Gracie’s, we offer scratch-made classic American comfort foods. We bake all of our breads, pastries, and desserts in our in-house bakery, make all of our own condiments like ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise, grind our own beef for our burgers (using local beef!), and we even make our own American cheese! We also love to support local, sourcing all of our eggs and dairy from the Hudson Valley, as well as our salad greens, seasonal fruits and vegetables, and more. Open Thursday through Monday, 10 am to 7pm. Come brunch with us!

Gracie’s Luncheonette

Greene county restaurants

Savor seasonal flavors in Greene County

Indulge in seasonal favorites as you enjoy views of vibrant changing leaves at some of the spectacular dining locations in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County this fall. With farm-to-table dishes made using locally sourced ingredients, freshly baked sweet treats, and in-season produce found at local farm stands, there are ample opportunities to experience the flavors of the region. Where will you go first? For more information, visit

Greene County Dining Destinations  

The Greens at Copake Country Club

Outdoor dining with a view

The Greens is a classic American restaurant situated on Copake Country Club, an 18-hole public golf course in Columbia County. With expansive indoor and outdoor seating for guests to enjoy, The Greens has live music on Thursday nights during the summer. Their outdoor bar is the perfect place to grab a cocktail before dinner or to wrap up a night to remember! The Greens and Copake Country Club has a lineup of exciting public events throughout the summer, so visit their website or follow them on Instagram @copakecountryclub for more information.

The Greens Restaurant at Copake Country Club

Il Figlio Enoteca

Try a new dining destination

After operating the famed Il Barilotto in the village of Fishkill for almost two decades, restaurateur, Scott Rosenberg has moved down the street to open “Il Figlio Enoteca.”  Il Figlio (translates to “the son”) is a multi-level restaurant focusing on bringing the flavors of Italy and the Mediterranean to the Hudson Valley. Combine that with an expansive cocktail and wine program and you have one of the most anticipated restaurant openings for 2021!

Il Figlio Enoteca
Facebook: Il Figlio Enoteca

Juanita's Kitchen

Mexican cuisine… classic and comforting

Juanita’s Kitchen is a family restaurant serving traditional Mexican favorites. Owner and chef Juanita Medel prepares popular Mexican fare such as tamales, tacos, and tortas, along with classic dishes like mole, enchiladas, and sopes, a hand-made corn tortilla topped with seasoned meats or roasted vegetables. Juanita’s menu reflects the geographical flavors of Puebla, Oaxaca, Veracruz, and others. Her meals are made with fresh ingredients and prepared in the same way that she serves her own family.

Juanita’s Kitchen

Mohonk Mountain House

Brunch with a mountaintop view

Indulge in an elegant three-course Saturday or Sunday brunch in the historic Main Dining Room with menu selections including made-to-order omelets, fluffy pancakes, homemade pastries, delicious salads, sandwiches, and more with views of the Catskill Mountains. Access to the Mountain House is available all day, including exploring 85 miles of hiking trails, strolling through the Victorian Gardens, and taking in the incredible views from Sky Top Tower. For advance reservations, call 855.421.4101.

Mohonk Mountain House
New Paltz

Orange County Distillery
Photo by Focus Media

Farm-fresh spirits, fun activities, and a food truck

A cocktail bar located in an old barn nestled among 23 acres of farmland. Our branch location features farm-fresh cocktails, beer, spirits, wine, cider, indoor and outdoor seating, fire pits, and a food truck. Open Thursday through Sunday. Trivia is 6 pm to 8 pm on Thursday nights, Happy Hour Thursday and Friday 4 pm to 7 pm, and Yoga at 11 am on Sunday mornings.

Orange County Distillery at Brown Barn Farms
New Hampton

Palace Diner

Good food with attitude

The Palace is our family table. It’s where you’ll find something for everyone on our menu. And luckily, we serve it all, round the clock, 24-7 every day of the year. That means you can get what you want, when you want it. Fresh fish and produce are delivered daily, and we choose our meats and poultry from the finest purveyors. Each day, our in-house bakery produces the cakes, breads, pies, and pastries we’re famous for every day. All our dishes are made from scratch, from soups to sauces, pancakes to roasts. Every item on the Palace menu is also available for take-out any time, any day. Or, simply call to place your order and we’ll have it packaged and ready when you arrive.

The Palace Diner
194 Washington St

Pamela's on the Hudson
Photo by Rascal Creative

Food from the heart

Crafted for an enjoyable experience, Pamela’s on the Hudson is warm and welcoming with culinary masterpieces inspired by the Hudson Valley. Check out the renovated dining room and outdoor waterfront deck along with specialty cocktails, extensive wine list, and a full beer list. Offering happy hour specials, Sunday brunch all day, live music, wine dinners, comedy nights, and more! Catering is available on and off the premises seven days a week.

Pamela’s on the Hudson

Tin Barn Brewing

Beer slushies, artisan pizza, and live music

Tin Barn Brewing is truly a destination brewery nestled into the rolling hills of Sugar Loaf Mountain. It features New England IPAs and fruited sours served alongside handcrafted artisan pizzas, fresh-cut truffle fries, poutine, and slow-roasted brisket sandwiches. It has a spacious 12,000 square-foot interior and brand-new 8,500 square-foot outdoor green space with a huge sky-deck and second bar. Live music every Friday and Sunday. Beer slushies are a must-try.

Tin Barn Brewing
Facebook: @tinbarnbrewing
Instagram: @tinbarnbrewing

willow by charlie palmer

Celebrate the Valley’s agricultural heritage

Willow by Charlie Palmer draws upon the Hudson Valley to represent the region’s agricultural heritage. Combined with the spa atmosphere of Mirbeau, the menu showcases the team’s dedication to progressive American cuisine. Featuring local and seasonal produce from multi-generational farms, emergent food artisans, and craft distillers, the restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and brunch! Live Music is featured on Sunday from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Willow by Charlie Palmer at Mirbeau

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