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Le Canard Enchaine

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276 Fair St, Kingston, NY 12401-3848
(845) 339-2003
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Today
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Touch of France in the Hudson Valley

It doesn't get much better than this. Jean-Jacques and his crew offer up a daily selection of freshly prepared French cuisine, with daily specials for lunch on weekdays which are often half the normal price but offering the same full-plate proportion. And don't forget to try their homemade... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Justin G. S
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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71 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It doesn't get much better than this. Jean-Jacques and his crew offer up a daily selection of freshly prepared French cuisine, with daily specials for lunch on weekdays which are often half the normal price but offering the same full-plate proportion. And don't forget to try their homemade desserts. They service many of the leading hotels and restaurants in Manhattan... More 

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Kingston, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Old world French cuisine. Chef has mastered the art and creates masterpieces. Serving size is above average for french food, but the deserts are both generous and magnificent . Highly recommend. Had eaten here at least 6 times.

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Kingston, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good French style bistro. I've had very good meals and meals that were less than that, but still fine. Nice atmosphere.

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Woodstock, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I eaten at the restaurant many, many times over the years. I had lunch a few weeks ago with my wife and we shared a Cassoulet. It was just what it should have been, preserved duck legs, sausages, lamb, beans, piping hot and truly delicious! The time before that my wife and son and I had our traditional Christmas Eve... More 

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Red Hook, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My husband and I had the pleasure of dining at Le Canard Enchaine just before Christmas and what a magnificent experience it was! When you step into the restaurant you are transported to France. It is a charming bistro with high tin ceilings, brick walls, and classic posters and photos. It was festively but tastefully decorated for the holidays with... More 

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Saugerties
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Had dinner with a friend on Christmas eve, no reservations, but they welcomed us with a nice cozy table. service was excellent, waiter made us feel very comfortable, food was excellent, especially my trout fillet cooked to order as I am forbidden to eat nuts, so no almonds for me. Nice friendly atmosphere. Had a lovely time.

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New Jersey
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248 reviews 248 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I visited Le Canard Enchaine on a recommendation and was glad I went on a recent visit to Kingston. It is a surprising find in a somewhat edgy downtown. The food and the service were very good and at lunch very reasonable for French food. I had a Croque Mousier (basically a French grilled cheese sandwich) and it was perfectly... More 

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Cortlandt Manor, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I have been eating here for years and find it to be one of my favorite restaurants in the United States and last night was no exception. Food quality , presentation, service and atmosphere all first class. I had the Duck LaRange, the skin was crispy, the meat moist the sauce divine. I drive here from Westchester and it's always... More 

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Bayside, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Last place you would expect to find a French restaurant with fabulous cuisine. The atmosphere is what you would expect to find at a high end NYC Bistro. The pricing was reasonable, the server was attentive and caring. She was so sweet. My wife had the Cassoulet which was superb, and I had the Rosemary Chicken. I would frequent this... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I ordered "Le Long Island Roasted Duck", thinking I couldn't go wrong, given my location. Oh dear. The duck was tasteless and the leg overcooked. I believe there is a deep malaise in French restaurants. It used to be my favorite cuisine, but standards are declining inside and outside of France.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 276 Fair St, Kingston, NY 12401-3848
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: (845) 339-2003

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?