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Kozel's Restaurant

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1006 State Route 9h, Ghent, NY 12075-3311
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
Always welcoming

Well prepared family-style food and more. Try the soft shell crabs and shad roe in season or the prime rib any time of the year for a delicious meal in the Ghent countryside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 8, 2015
Hudson, New York
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English first
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

11 of us went for lunch after our trip to the FASNY museum tour. The specials for the day were great and included delicious desserts. Most of us chose a special and were all happy with our choices. The service was great and we were given a great spot where we could all chat and reflect on our day. The... More 

Thank 873janed
Lisbon, Portugal
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Oily, heavy but tasty, just the regular dinner by the road, perfect to watch baseball and have a beer.

Thank Alfarrabista
Hudson, New York
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Well prepared family-style food and more. Try the soft shell crabs and shad roe in season or the prime rib any time of the year for a delicious meal in the Ghent countryside.

Thank Lyngwood
New York
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80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

...find your platform shoes and your widest tie and head out to Kozel's. Trapped in the 70s, this place is authentic retro from the menu to the wood laminate decor. I have eaten here a number of times and like going out to dinner with your parents, a relish plate arrives complete with black olives and 3-bean salad and home... More 

Thank SquareBear205
Albany, New York, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Perhaps it was to late at 8pm on a Saturday,or perhaps their regular chef was on vacation but i payed 19 dollars for a seafood platter that was the worst i ever had in my life.Small portions and bad quality at that,cheap frozen brands,and the cream broccoli was sick looking setting in a puddle of milk.Never again!

Thank Bruce L
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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69 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

In this region that is a good place. Nice vibe and great meat. The sea food plate not so much. Prices are low but that ia true for this region. 2 main with drinks 53 $ + tip.

Thank Bndot
East Greenbush, New York, United States
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We ate there, there was not enough waitstaff, the soup was salty dishwater, we sat ourselves. The shrimp scampi was flavorless. One of the waitresses tried to be very nice, but they were too busy to even smile. Poor ladies...I am surprised it's busy... Maybe their bar food is tastier. My husband's fried chicken fared better on the tastiness, just... More 

Thank Kathleen W
New York
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Kozels charms you as soon as you enter - with its old wood furniture, long curving bar, and friendly welcome. The menu has steak, fish, pasta, etc. with some interesting seasonals ie shad roe these days. They are all well prepared - don't look for any culinary flourishes - and come in big servings. The bar is more than decent... More 

Thank FisheaterNewYork
West Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Having passed Kozel's many times on our way to Hudson to dine, we decided to stop and try the place out. The place is dated but clean and the service people are very friendly. The food was good. The only complaint that I have is that the menu sign under the Kozel's sign is not kept up to date. It... More 

Thank willy016
Upstate NY
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91 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Kozel's offers really good, tasty food with old time value, comfort, and service. While the ambience is a flashback to the 50s and 60s, that makes it a fun though nostalgic place for baby boomers and older persons to visit and an authentic historic restaurant for younger persons! It is well kept and clean -- just not interested in decorating... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1006 State Route 9h, Ghent, NY 12075-3311
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: 518-828-3326


Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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