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Your Official Summer Dining Guide in the Hudson Valley

Summer is the perfect time to create memorable dining experiences at these Hudson Valley destinations that are sure to tempt your palate.

The Amsterdam Basque TarrytownBlooming Hill FarmBrickmen Kitchen + Bar
Charlotte’s Catering & RestaurantRed Line DinerGracie’s LuncheonetteThe Greens RestaurantHudson RoasteryHutton Brickyards Il Figlio EnotecaJoseph’s Italian Steakhouse Lolita’s Pizza - Mahoney’s Irish Pub & SteakhouseMcKinney & Doyle Fine Foods Café and BakeryMilea Estate Vineyard My Cousin’s Ole Savannah The RoundhouseSmoky 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 
6380 Mill St 

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 Tarrytown 
61 Main St 
Tarrytown, NY 

Basque Piermont 
587 Piermont Ave 
Piermont, NY 

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

Dine at Blooming Hill’s greenhouse-style dining room or outdoor patio this summer! 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 
1251 State Rte 208 

Transport your tastebuds with globally inspired modern dining: Brickmen Kitchen + Bar

Step into the welcoming atmosphere of Brickmen Kitchen + Bar, where Hudson Valley flavors meet global innovation. Honoring Kingston’s industrial history and owner Dave Amato’s grandfather, Joe, our restaurant showcases a menu inspired by world cuisines, offering everything from Tuscan Roasted Cauliflower to Korean BBQ Ribs, and a full sushi bar. Led by Certified Master Chef Dale Miller, our space welcomes you to modern indoor dining and a scenic outdoor bar and deck. Whether you’re reuniting with old friends or making new ones, Brickmen provides culinary excellence, making every visit memorable. Join us in Uptown Kingston for lunch or dinner.

Brickmen Kitchen + Bar
47 N Front St
Kingston, NY

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. The perfect summer experience! Our menu changes daily and may include Cool Cucumber Dill Soup; Tea Infused Half Long Island Duck; Fresh Maine Lobster Rolls; Burgers made with local Devon beef; Homemade Ice Creams; and Key Lime Pie. Make sure you check out our website for updates on new, fresh dishes! 

Charlotte’s Catering & Restaurant 

Charlotte’s Catering & Restaurant 
4258 US-44 
Restaurant: 845.677.5888 
Catering: 212.732.7939 

Freshest meals day and night: Daily Planet Diner, Red Line Diner  

From juicy hamburgers, crisp salads, and wraps to farm-fresh breakfasts and sumptuous desserts, our local family-owned diners will continue to offer our delicious meals. Daily Planet and Red Line Diners are open for outside dining, indoor dining, delivery (DoorDash and GrubHub), and online ordering. For more details, visit our websites: or 

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Daily Planet Diner, Lagrangeville 
Red Line Diner, Fishkill  

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 

Outdoor dining with a view: The Greens Restaurant at Copake Country Club 

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. 

country club

The Greens Restaurant at Copake Country Club 
44 Golf Course Rd

Calling all coffee aficionados: Hudson Roastery 

Hudson Roastery has expanded its current location, offering additional outdoor and indoor seating. We are a premier 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 with a vibe of an intimate café. You will be happy to discover the magic of Hudson Roastery.

hudson roastery

Hudson Roastery 
4 Park Pl 

Enjoy the sweet treat of riverfront dining: Hutton Brickyards 

Nestled along the majestic Hudson River, the 100-acre Hutton Brickyards offers an unforgettable dining experience complete with uninterrupted panoramas. River Pavilion, its waterfront open-air restaurant, offers farm-to-fork fare as well as handcrafted craft cocktails and an extensive beer and wine list. Enjoy wood-fired pizzas, local meats and seafood, healthy salads and more. By daylight, sunset and starlight, it’s a great destination for brunch, dinner, or cocktails with family, friends, colleagues, or your significant other. 

hutton brickyards

Hutton Brickyards 
132 Lindsley Ave 

Dine where Italy meets the Mediterranean in the Hudson Valley: 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, we now know why it was awarded Hudson Valley’s “Best Restaurant in Dutchess County” for 2022, 2023, and 2024. Keep an eye out next door for “La Sorella,” (the sister) a modern-day cafe and mercato serving breakfast and lunch in an elegant space that will also be offered at night for private events.    

Figlio Italy

Il Figlio Enoteca 
992 Main St 

Sample the hidden gem of Hyde Park: Joseph’s Italian Steakhouse 

Recognized as the Best Steakhouse by Hudson Valley magazine, Joseph’s Italian Steakhouse is a hidden gem in historic Hyde Park, NY, centrally located near Val-Kill, the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. We feature premium dry-aged steaks, prime rib, and authentic Italian cuisine. Enjoy seasonal cocktails on our all-season patio! We also offer daily specials and live music every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. And our newly air conditioned and heated patio is perfect for private events, luncheons, weddings or corporate events. 

steakhouse hyde park

Joseph’s Italian Steakhouse 
728 Violet Ave 
Hyde Park 

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 pizza

Lolita’s Pizza  
129 Washington St 

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 is a must in the summer dining guide

Mahoney’s Irish Pub & Steakhouse 
35 Main St 

Serious food in a not-so serious atmosphere: McKinney & Doyle 

Since 1986, diners have been feasting on this casual café’s delectable small plates, entrees, and delicious, homemade desserts. Award-winning cocktails, dinner menu, and brunch also tantalize in a relaxed pub atmosphere with a focus on Hospitality. Dinner Monday through Saturday; Brunch served Saturday and Sunday; bakery and juice bar are open seven days a week. 

mckinney & Doyle is part of our summer dining guide

McKinney & Doyle Fine Foods Café and Bakery 
10 Charles Colman Blvd 

Savor award-winning wines and soak in the view: Milea Estate Vineyard 

Tucked on a hillside in Dutchess County, Milea Estate Vineyard garnered fame shortly after its debut. It has since been named the Best Winery in the Hudson Valley by Hudson Valley magazine twice and even attained the distinction of having the Best Chardonnay in New York State and multiple 90+ points awarded for their wines from international wine critic, Wine Enthusiast.  Wednesday through Sunday, the winery opens its doors to guests for tastings accompanied by its tapas menu, which was also awarded the Best Food at a Winery in the Hudson Valley by the editor of Hudson Valley magazine.  

milea vinyards

Milea Estate Vineyard 
450 Hollow Rd 

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind dining experience with something for everyone: My Cousin’s 

Since its inception in 2021, My Cousin’s in Mahopac has carved a niche for itself, offering an upscale yet unpretentious dining experience, endearing itself to the community. Owner David Gallo’s meticulous planning and innovative menu selections, including locally sourced daily specials, have made the restaurant a staple for casual outings and special occasions. From intimate gatherings to larger celebrations, curated by Alyssa Gallo (Sis), their private event space on the second floor holds up to 60 people. Recently nominated in seven categories for Best of Hudson Valley 2024, My Cousin’s features a revamped drink menu including seven specialty Margaritas and a variety of Espresso Martinis. My Cousin’s also has weekday offerings, including live music every Tuesday with half-off bottled wine with dinner (exclusions apply); three-course meals for $44.95 on Wednesdays, and $10 Margaritas and $15 Classic Burgers on Thursdays. My Cousin’s is sure to have something for everyone. 

my cousins

My Cousin’s 
954 Rte 6 

Experience American-style comfort food with a modern twist: Ole Savannah

Inspired by American fusion comfort food, Ole Savannah’s menu will bring you the warmth of family-friendly dining with a fresh, contemporary touch. Our American-style restaurant offers hearty cuisine and genuine connection, from our weekly Happy Hour to our Sunday Brunch. Equally important to the quality of our food is the hospitality of our staff, whose heart and soul go into every item on our menu. Sample our summer specials, including Seafood Paella, Grilled Skirt Steak, and Baked Rigatoni. Enjoy a delightful meal while taking in the beautiful views of the Rondout from our outdoor patio in Kingston’s Historic Waterfront District.

comfort food

Ole Savannah 
100 Rondout Landing 

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 
2 E Main St 

Savor handcrafted wood smoked meats: Smoky Rock BBQ 

At Smoky Rock BBQ, our family is waiting to provide you and your family an unforgettable dining experience. Come see for yourself why we were voted Best Barbecue, Brisket, & Chicken Wings this year and the past year’s Best Ribs and Best Pastrami of the Hudson Valley. Our NY Style BBQ takes traditional BBQ to an elevated level with sophisticated flavors. Come enjoy our signature cocktails on our luxurious patio and be sure to save room for one of our decadent desserts made in our new in-house bakery. 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 

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