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Hudson Valley Spring Dining Guide

Spring has sprung! It’s time to head outdoors and dine al fresco (weather permitting). These dining destinations make the most of local seasonal ingredients and options to match every mood and palate.  

The AmsterdamBasque TarrytownBlooming Hill Farm Charlotte’s Catering & Restaurant Gracie’s Luncheonette Hudson Roastery Il Figlio Enoteca Lolita’s Pizza  Mahoney’s Irish Pub & Steakhouse Pamela’s on the Hudson The Roundhouse Smoky Rock BBQ 

Escape the ordinary: The Amsterdam

Welcome to The A! Where unmatched hospitality and ever-evolving offerings shine a light on our commitment to local farms and fresh flavors. Step into our backyard, where food and frivolity set the scene for any celebration, brunch, or dinner. Inside, find the heart of Gezellig, a feeling of being home. That’s just how we want you to feel — Cozy. Together, we indulge in escaping the ordinary.

The Amsterdam

The Amsterdam
6380 Mill St
Rhinebeck
845.516.5033
www.lovetheamsterdam.com  

Experience authentic cuisine from Spain: Basque Tapas Bar Restaurant

Restaurateur Benny Castro created the original Basque in the village of Piermont, NY in 2018, featuring authentic cuisine from Spain, including an array of Spanish tapas, unique Paellas, Sangrias, and a full selection of Spanish wines. The second Basque location opened in Tarrytown, NY in 2022 with both locations focused on quality and hospitality in addition to authentic Spanish fare. Discover modern and enduring Spanish classics, such as its famous Paellas that introduces a real Paella to customers — how it should be made with Valencia rice and baked to perfection with a multi-textured blend of moist, chewy and crispy caramelized rice. Both restaurants have received official certification from Spain as an authentic Restaurant from Spain. As walk-in restaurants where diners can feel at home, never rushed, reservations are only required for groups of six or more.

Basque

Basque Tarrytown
61 Main St
Tarrytown, NY
914.801.9200

Basque Piermont
587 Piermont Ave
Piermont, NY
845.395.3100
www.basquetapasbar.com

Sample farm-to-table cuisine and cocktails: Blooming Hill Farm

Dine at Blooming Hill’s greenhouse-style dining room or outdoor patio this spring. They specialize in farm-to-table cuisine and cocktails. The menu changes weekly based on what is available from the farm during the given season. They offer a varied selection of wood-fired pizzas, house-made pastas, and locally sourced meat and fish entrees with a curated wine and beverage list that includes local and international producers, as well as house-made craft cocktails. Check the schedule on their website for their Brunch and Dinner hours.

Blooming Hill Farm
PHOTO CREDIT: Harrison Lubin

Blooming Hill Farm
1251 State Rte 208
Monroe
845.238.5004
www.bloominghill.farm

Sip and savor in the perfect setting: Charlotte’s Catering & Restaurant

Come sip a Watermelon-Basil-Mint Gimlet or our Mango Margarita while enjoying our beautiful perennial garden. Whether you’re having an intimate outing or enjoying friends and family, it’s the perfect spring and summer experience! Stay and dine inside or outside (weather permitting) on “food that dreams are made of.” Our menu changes daily and may include Cool Cucumber Dill Soup; Tea Infused Half Long Island Duck; In-house Smoked Pork Chops; Burgers made with local Devon beef; Homemade Ice Creams; and Key Lime Pie. Bring friends and family. Private rooms are also available for special events. Make sure you check out our website for updates on new, fresh dishes!

Charlotte's

Charlotte’s Catering & Restaurant
4258 Rte 44
Millbrook Restaurant: 845.677.5888
Catering: 212.732.7939
www.charlottesny.com

Stay comfortable with scratch-made comfort food: Gracie’s Luncheonette

At Gracie’s, we specialize in scratch-made American classics and comfort foods. We bake all of our breads, pastries, and desserts in our in-house bakery, make all of our own condiments including ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise; grind our own beef for our burgers (using local beef!); and we even make our own American cheese! We 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 Wednesday through Monday.

Gracie's Luncheonette

Gracie’s Luncheonette
969 Main St
Leeds
518.943.9363
www.graciesny.com

Calling all coffee aficionados: Hudson Roastery

Hudson Roastery has become a destination coffee bar and café serving the best artisanal roasted organic coffee in a warm, welcoming, environment. Handcrafted drinks are derived from in-house coffee expertly prepared by smiling baristas. Whole Bean coffee is available for purchase and can be ground for all brew types. Indulge in a chef-inspired breakfast and lunch menu served all day along with an assortment of freshly baked croissants and muffins daily. Open 7 days a week at 7 am, the vibe is one of an intimate French café offering both indoor and outdoor seating. You will be happy to discover the magic of Hudson Roastery.

Hudson Roastery

Hudson Roastery
4 Park Pl
Hudson
518.697.5633
www.hudsonroastery.com

Dine where Italy meets the Mediterranean in the Hudson Valley: Il Figlio Enoteca

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 along with ample space for large events and you have Hudson Valley’s “Best Restaurant in Dutchess County” for 2022 and 2023.

Il Figlio Enoteca

Il Figlio Enoteca
992 Main St
Fishkill
845.836.3015
www.figlioenoteca.com
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The best ingredients make the best meals: Lolita’s Pizza

Located under the Walkway, Lolita’s Pizza is open for outdoor and indoor dining in addition to takeout and delivery. Feast on our wood-fired Neapolitan inspired pizza, hand-made pastas, artisanal salads, craft cocktails, and award-winning wine list. Check our website for specials. It is our firm belief that eating pizza and kale boosts the immune system!

Lolita's Pizza

Lolita’s Pizza 
129 Washington St
Poughkeepsie
845.452.8100
www.lolitaspizza.com

Enjoy good food and Irish hospitality: Mahoney’s Irish Pub & Steakhouse

A traditional Irish pub complete with good food and authentic Irish hospitality, Mahoney’s features two levels of dining and a full-service bar in an historic building that was once the Vassar Brewery. The brewery’s grain auger is now visible as decoration on the lower level. Downstairs, you’ll find 23 flat-screen TVs for your enjoyment along with free WI-FI. Our Vassar Room and Claddagh Room are available for all types of social events, including hosting live bands and DJs. Other live events include interactive murder mystery dinner from the Acme Mystery Theater that runs throughout the year, as well as Open Mic Mondays, The Poughkeepsie Jazz Project on Tuesdays, Karaoke on Wednesdays, Trivia on Thursdays, and Laugh It Up Comedy Club most Fridays and Saturdays. Check our website for more information.

Mahoney's Irish Pub

Mahoney’s Irish Pub & Steakhouse
35 Main St
Poughkeepsie
845.471.7026
www.mahoneysirishpub.com 

Food from the heart: Pamela’s on the Hudson

Crafted for an enjoyable experience, Pamela’s On the Hudson is warm and welcoming with culinary masterpieces inspired by the Hudson Valley. We feature a Steak House Style Grille and Tapas Menu and also offer happy hour specials, Sunday brunch all day, live music, wine dinners, comedy nights, female impersonator shows, and more! Catering is available 7 days a week on and off premises.

Pamela's on the Hudson

Pamela’s on the Hudson
1 Park Place
Newburgh
845.562.4505
www.pamelasny.com 

Dine divinely: The Roundhouse

The Roundhouse Restaurant serves modern American cuisine inspired by the agricultural richness of the Hudson Valley. Our menus highlight local farms, wineries, distilleries, and all of the amazing food and beverage craftsmen of the Hudson Valley. All of our tables have a waterfall and creek views from the Roundhouse building’s floor-to-ceiling windows. Open Thursday through Monday, reservations are not required, but strongly suggested. Walk-ins are always welcome as space allows.

The Roundhouse

The Roundhouse
2 E Main St
Beacon
845.765.8369
www.roundhousebeacon.com 

Share NY Style BBQ with the people you love: Smoky Rock BBQ

At Smoky Rock BBQ, the BBQ that Built NY Style BBQ, we have our own authentic rubs, recipes, and artisan flavors. Come see for yourself why we were voted Best Barbecue, Brisket, Ribs, Chicken Wings, and Best Pastrami of the Hudson Valley. Come enjoy our signature cocktails on our luxurious patio featuring Moonshine Lemonade, Passionfruit Cosmo, BBQ punch, and Mango Mai Tais. Located in Rhinebeck, we feature a dog-friendly patio, with dine-in and take-out always available. Closed Wednesday and Thursday.

Smoky Rock BBQ

Smoky Rock BBQ
6367 Mill St
Rhinebeck
845.876.5232
www.smokyrockbbq.com 

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