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Main Course Restaurant

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175 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 255-2600
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of my favorites

My favorite place to come with friends and grab a healthy bite to eat. I love that they change their menu daily, really mixes things up but they also keep classics such as different sandwiches. I usually always get a salad because they are huge and you can customize them to have whatever you want... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Kim I
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite place to come with friends and grab a healthy bite to eat. I love that they change their menu daily, really mixes things up but they also keep classics such as different sandwiches. I usually always get a salad because they are huge and you can customize them to have whatever you want. Everything is so fresh and... More 

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Thank Kim I
Annandale, New Jersey
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They catered my daughters wedding in September. Bruce and his staff, were amazing. They prepared the rehearsal dinner, reception and brunch. Each event was done flawlessly, the food was as always top shelf, and the guests were all completely satisfied with everything that was prepared. I can not begin to say enough about the skill and execution of the entire... More 

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Thank Jimbo4uClinton_NJ
New Paltz, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

If you're willing to serve yourself the place to go in New Paltz is the Main Course -good location on Main Street, more than adequate parking, excellent food, friendly atmosphere, and a comfortable ambience. You place your order at the main counter and wait at your table until you are told that your food is ready. We made evening reservations... More 

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Thank Thomas N
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

To me this is not really a restaurant. Yes, there is good food but you have to order at the counter and help yourself with silverware, glass of water etc...the menu is limited, and not enough food if you are hungry.

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New Paltz, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Going here for years, friendly creative staff/chefs Accommodating veg/vegans Always good menu options 5 stars

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Thank reckles
Norwich, Connecticut
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

There was no parking downtown so we went past the crowded main street area and found maincourse market place, which has ample parking. There was a line to order when we arrived ,which is a good sign. You order at the counter and they call your name when its ready. The line goes quickly considering they have just one person... More 

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Thank steve B
New Paltz, New York
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Try to have lunch here at least once a week for lunch or brunch and an occasional dinner. Always (!) exceptional food at a great price. It is very, very difficult to resist their desserts.

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Thank nyprof2001
New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Main Course has the freshest foods ever. Reasonable prices for quality food. Best quiche I have ever had. Their bruch is amazing. Fresh local eggs, meats, and cheeses. I would HIGHLY recommend this restaurant

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Thank KathieLaura
New Paltz, New York
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

the main course is a place you eat in a relaxed atmosphere with a nice view of main street new paltz. the food is always good at a good price.

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Thank rentfor2
New York
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

They have a nice looking cafe/restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. Similar to other places we've visited in New Paltz they don't have a wait staff. We didn't have a problem with that. Put your order in and pick it up when they call you. They also had beautiful photos of the area from a local photographer hanging. They claim... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 175 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: (845) 255-2600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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