Eat Local Dining Guide

Photography By Meredith Heuer | Last Updated September 08, 2017
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Harry's Hot Sandwiches in Beacon.

The following restaurants place a dedicated emphasis on using local seasonal ingredients in their menus, creating a distinctly Hudson Valley and Catskills dining experience. Visit them this season to enjoy the region’s freshest flavors, and be sure to pair your meal with a locally crafted wine, spirit or brew.

American Bounty Restaurant

Located on the Culinary Institute of America campus, American Bounty Restaurant crafts farm-to-table dishes that highlight Hudson Valley...
|1946 Campus Drive, Route 9, Hyde Park, NY, us

Apple Pie Bakery Cafe

Apple Pie Bakery Cafe
Apple Pie Bakery Cafe is the Culinary Institute of America's inviting everyday eatery. Stop by during the school year for a savory lunch or...
|1946 Campus Drive, Route 9, Poughkeepsie, NY, us

The Artist's Palate

The Artist's Palate
Chef-owner Charles Fells turns locally sourced food into art at The Artist's Palate. The menu is ever-changing to accommodate new...
|307 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, us

Aroma Osteria

Aroma Osteria
Tucked on the side of Old Post Road in Wappingers Falls, Aroma Osteria is a slice of authentic Italian in the Hudson Valley. The specials...
|114 Old Post Road, Wappingers Falls, NY, us

A Tavola Trattoria

A Tavola
A Tavola welcomes diners to the table with its warm, family-style atmosphere. Fresh, locally sourced produce is integral to the menu, which...
|46 Main Street, New Paltz, NY, us

Il Barilotto Enoteca

Il Barilotto Enoteca
Housed on Main Street in Fishkill, Il Barilotto Enoteca is the Italian restaurant to bookmark for date night. The chic Mediterranean eatery...
|1113 Main Street, Fishkill, NY, us

Nic L Inn

Nic L Inn is a hidden gem along the Hudson. The bistro and wine bar is a family affair that welcomes patrons with a tailored wine list and...
|135 N. Water Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, us

Ca'Mea Ristorante

Ca'Mea Ristorante is a slice of northen Italy in northern New York. Chef Wilson Costa posts daily specials to the website each morning to...
|333 Warren Street, Hudson, NY, us

Mill House Brewing Company

Mill House Brewing Company
Since getting its start in 2013, Mill House has been at the forefront of Hudson Valley dining. The eatery and accompanying brewery serve up...
|289 Mill Sstreet, Poughkeepsie, NY, us

Kitchen Sink Food & Drink

Kitchen Sink Food and Drink
Located in central Beacon, Kitchen Sink blends locally sourced ingredients with global flavors to push boundaries on traditional dishes....
|157 Main Street, Beacon, NY, us

Lola's Cafe and Catering

Lolas Cafe and Catering
Owner and Chef Edward Kowalski's neighborhood eatery serves healthy alternatives to combat the "fast food epidemic." Expect seasonally...
|131 Washington Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, us

Heritage Food + Drink

Why We Love It: A 2017 addition to the local restaurant scene, Heritage prioritizes all things Hudson Valley. Locally sourced products are integral to the menu, as are wood fired meats and house made charcuterie....
|1379 U.S. 9, Wappingers Falls, NY, us

The Roundhouse

The Roundhouse
The Roundhouse shines in Beacon as both a restaurant and boutique hotel. The kitchen is led by Michelin starred chef Terrance Brennan, who...
|2 East Main Street, Beacon, NY, us

Crave Restaurant & Lounge

Crave Restaurant and Lounge
Led by CIA graduate Chef Edward Kowalski, Crave focuses on quality ingredients and artful combinations. The menu changes seasonally to...
|129 Washington Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, us

Brasserie 292

Brasserie 292
Located in the heart of Poughkeepsie's Main Street restaurant row, Brasserie 292 sources ingredients from local farms like Sprout Creek and...
|292 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, us

Woodnotes Grille

Woodnotes Grille
Serving breakfast and dinner, Woodnotes Grille offers casual contemporary dining with a classic flair. With unforgettable flavors and...
|5340 Route 28, Mt. Tremper, NY, us

The Village TeaRoom

The brainchild of Irish transplant Agnes Devereux, The Village TeaRoom Restaurant & Bake Shop offers a charming medley of farm fresh...
|10 Plattekill Avenue, New Paltz, NY, us

Tuthill House At The Mill Garden

Tuthill House At The Mill Garden
At the Historic 1788 Gristmill, Tuthill House introduces an inventive menu with a sense of culinary adventure. Sourcing local ingredients,...
|20 Gristmill Lane, Gardiner, NY, us

Swoon Kitchenbar

Swoon Kitchenbar
Serving locally sourced, inventive New American cuisine in a lively, upscale space, the husband-wife team of Jeff Gimmel and Nina...
|340 Warren Street, Hudson, NY, us

Restaurant 1915 And The Blue Roof Tapas Bar

Restaurant 1915 And The Blue Roof Tapas Bar
Restaurant 1915 and the Blue Roof Tapas Bar is all about the experience— delivering the highest level of quality and service through a...
|55 Hessian Drive, Bear Mountain, NY, us

The Phoenicia Diner

The Phoenicia Diner
The popular eatery has long served customers who are drawn to the Catskill's natural beauty. Owner Mike Cioffi continues the tradition...
|5681 Route 28, Phoenicia, NY, us

American Glory

American Glory
The warm and inviting eatery specializes in legendary wood smoked BBQ and classic American comfort foods. American Glory also offers...
|342 Warren Street, Hudson, NY, us

Another Fork In The Road

Another Fork In The Road
Located just west of the Taconic State Parkway, the casual restaurant offers a devotion to Hudson Valley ingredients and a culinary...
|1215 Route 199, Milan, NY, us

Baba Louie's

Baba Louie's
The choices begin with three types of pizza crust: sourdough, wheat, or spelt. Baba Louie's offers wood fired pizzas, specialty salads...
|517 Warren Street, Hudson, NY, us

Black-Eyed Suzie's Upstate

Black-Eyed Suzie's Upstate
Family style takeaway, perfect for busy families that want to stock the fridge with wholesome meals. Having a party? Black-Eyed Suzie’...
|230 Partition Street, Saugerties, NY, us

Blue Mountain Bistro-To-Go
Open 7 Days a week serving home-cooked, healthy take-out food and baked goods. Featuring local and imported organic foods, delicious...
|948 Route 28, Kingston, NY, us

Blue Plate Restaurant

Blue Plate Restaurant
“An American bistro with international implications.” In its 20th year and housed in a beautiful 4-story Victorian building, Blue Plate...
|1 Kinderhook Street, Chatham, NY, us

Cafe Mio

Cafe Mio
CIA grad Michael Bernardo and his wife, Amanda, provide an experience that showcases the culinary wealth of the Hudson Valley, while...
|2356 Route 44, Gardiner, NY, us

Garden House 12472

Garden House 12472
Offering a unique combination of authentic Arabic/Mediterranean cuisine, Israel-inspired specialties and wood-fired pizza to create a kind...
|Main Street, Rosendale, NY, us

Global Palate

Why We Love It: The Global Palate is an eclectic mix of local sustainable ingredients with world cuisine. The restaurant uses only all-natural hormone-free meats and poultry, and spotlights local farmers. Throughout...
|1746 Route 9W, West Park, NY, us

The Greens

The Greens
Part of the beautiful Copake Country Club, the classic American restaurant creates fabulous menus taking full advantage of local and...
|44 Golf Course Road, Craryville, NY, us

The Heron

The Heron
Owners/operators, CIA grad Chef Paul Nanni & his partner, Marla Puccetti are proud to incorporate the tremendous agricultural resources...
|40 Main Street, Narrowsburg, NY, us

Hickory BBQ Smokehouse

Hickory BBQ Smokehouse
Boasting the most delectable smoked barbecue north of the Mason-Dixon Line, Hickory BBQ and Smokehouse offers the finest ribs, chicken,...
|743 State Route 28, Kingston, NY, us

Hudson Street Cafe

Hudson Street Cafe
Enjoy upscale food in a casual setting at the eatery located in the beautiful walking village of Cornwall-on-Hudson. Chef Donna...
|237 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY, us


The fifth culinary venture of Pierre-Luc Moeys and Nicole Paturel, Lekker serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch all day long, Showcasing...
|3928 Main Street, Stone Ridge, NY, us

Main Course Marketplace

Main Course Marketplace
Main Course Marketplace presents a variety of inspired menu items in a casual, marketplace environment with daily specials created by ...
|175 Main Street, New Paltz, NY, us

Mama's Boy Burgers

Mama's Boy Burgers
Serving local, grass-fed, black Angus beef from a nearby Catskills farm, as well as a variety of vegetarian burgers and salads. French...
|6067 Main Street, Tannersville, NY, us

The North Branch Inn

The North Branch Inn
With a concise but constantly changing menu, The North Branch Inn sources all of its products from NY State. The small open...
|869 North Branch Road, North Branch, NY, us

Peekamoose Restaurant & Tap Room

Peekamoose Restaurant & Tap Room
Chef and co-owner Devin Mills hails from some of NYC's finest eateries, including Le Bernadin, Gramercy Tavern and the Hudson River Club....
|8373 Route 28, Big Indian, NY, us

Ristorante Caterina De' Medici

The Culinary Institute of America's Italian eatery features a sophisticated menu with handcrafted Mediterranean offerings that change with...
|1946 Campus Drive, Route 9, Hyde Park, NY, us

Essie's Restaurant

Why We Love It: An elegant yet casual dining American restaurant located in the heart of the Little Italy section of Poughkeepsie under the direction of Executive Chef Brandon Walker, a CIA graduate from Brooklyn. ...
|14 Mount Carmel Place, Poughkeepsie, NY, us

The Bocuse Restaurant

The Bocuse Restaurant
The Bocuse Restaurant re-imagines the execution of classic French cuisine through the lens of ultra-modern cooking techniques, brings a new...
|1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY, us

Bee's Knees Cafe

Bee's Knees Cafe
Open Saturday and Sunday year-round. Lunch, brunch and “Supper Club” dinners. Farmed and foraged food, right on the farm. Sit out at the...
|989 Broome Center Road, Preston Hollow, NY, us

ARTBAR Gallery

ARTBAR Gallery
A space for food and art lovers alike. On the first Saturday of every month, a new exhibition opens and guests are invited to...
|674 Broadway, Kingston, NY, us

The Arnold House

The Arnold House
At the Arnold, guests will find friendly, warm and lively service and a menu that embraces comfortable accessibility and local ingredients...
|839 Shandelee Road, Livingston Manor, NY, us

Adams Fairacre Farms Cafe

Where do you chow down in the Valley?
The Hudson Valley's favorite local grocery store has its very own cafe for classic, cozy fare. Visit the Poughkeepsie location for...
|765 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY, us

Henry's At The Farm

Why We Love It: As the dining extension of Buttermilk Falls Inn + Spa in Milton, Henry's At The Farm channels the inn's quaint, elegant charm. The New Americana fare is made with fresh, local produce that is often...
|220 North Road, Milton, NY, us

Caffe Macchiato

What is on your table?
Caffe Macchiato is Newburgh's hidden gem for breakfast and lunch. Expect farm-fresh brunch food with a twist, like the French toast...
|99 Liberty Street, Newburgh, NY, us

Cheese Louise

Wining and dining? Tell us where.
Cheese Louise is a cheese lover's dream. The Kingston storefront and eatery is home to a curated selection of both local and global cheeses...
|940 State Route 28, Kingston, NY, us


Nestled in Amenia, Serevan fuses Armenian cuisine with Hudson Valley ingredients to create a fresh, flavorful menu that has drawn hungry...
|6 Autumn Lane, Amenia, NY, us

Clock Tower Grill

Clock Tower Grill
Clock Tower Grill was a from-the-ground-up project for husband and wife team Rich and Cassie Parente. Nowadays, the Brewster eatery...
|512 Clock Tower Drive, Brewster, NY, us

The Cheese Plate

The Cheese Plate
As its name suggests, The Cheese Plate specializes in all things cheese. With around 60-80 varieties in stock at any given time, the New...
|10 Main Street, New Paltz, NY, us

The Daily Beet

The Daily Beet
The Daily Beet is Newburgh's health haven, serving fresh juices and plant-based lunches. Ingredients are locally sourced for the freshest...
|118A Liberty Street, Newburgh, NY, us

Dish Bistro & Wine Bar

Dish Bistro and Wine Bar
Mahopac's Dish Bistro & Wine Bar is a modern fusion of world cuisine paired with curated craft beer and wine offerings. Chef Peter...
|947 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac, NY, us

Hawthorne Valley Farm Store

Hawthorne Valley Farm Store
Hawthorne Valley Farm Store is Ghent's secret garden for fresh produce and gourmet groceries. In addition to the fruits and vegetables that...
|327 County Route 21C, Ghent, NY, us

Paula's Public House

Paula's Public House in Poughkeepsie is a hub for more than just food. This gastropub, which serves up upscale twists on classic pub...
|2186 New Hackensack Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, us

Crown Maple Cafe

Crown Maple
Crown Maple Estate's onsite cafe is a must visit for anyone who loves maple syrup and farm-to-table offerings. Open on weekends for brunch...
|47 McCourt Road, Dover Plains, NY, us

Poughkeepsie Ice House

Poughkeepsie Ice House
Located mere feet away from the scenic Hudson River, Poughkeepsie Ice House on the Hudson is a charming historic eatery with culinary flair...
|1 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, us

The Mill Restaurant

The Mill Restaurant
Led by Chef Morgan Olson, The Mill Restaurant proves to diners that fresh and local are the secret to success. The menu centers around...
|46 Vassar Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, us

Mother Earth's Storehouse

Why We Love It: Founded in 1978, Mother Earth is committed to offering the best customer service along with the highest quality organic and natural products.
|300 Kings Mall Court, Kingston, NY, us

Red House

Red House
Red House is Milton's home for Chinese, Japanese, and Thai cuisine. Whether you are in the mood for sushi, dumplings, noodles, or General...
|30 Main Street, Milton, NY, us

Canoe Hill

|3263 Franklin Avenue, Millbrook, NY, us
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