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Lola's Catering and Cafe

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131 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845 471 8555
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Second time as good as the first

Happened to be in the area again and decided to stop for lunch at Lola's. Ordered the Power Bowl and Southwest Bowl and both were delicious again. Lola's introduced us to Farro and we have been cooking with it a lot ever since. Service was a bit slow, but understandable for such a great spot during... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Happened to be in the area again and decided to stop for lunch at Lola's. Ordered the Power Bowl and Southwest Bowl and both were delicious again. Lola's introduced us to Farro and we have been cooking with it a lot ever since. Service was a bit slow, but understandable for such a great spot during the lunch rush.

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Albany, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I had a salad for lunch at Lola's and enjoyed it very much. The sandwiches on the menu looked awesome. The portion was good and the price was reasonable. Small place with limited seating. Very convenient if you are going over the Walkway. I would definitely return.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I always check out the specials when I'm in the area. The main menu is good, but some of the specials they come up with are delicious! Casual place to dine in or a quick stop for high quality on-the-go take out. Reasonable prices for the quality of the food.

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Horseheads, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This restaurant might look like much from the outside, but the food is great, portions well sized and at a pretty reasonably price. I had the Chicken Caprese Sandwich, one of the best sandwiches I've ever had, although it was a bit messy. My friend had the Chicken Pita. While we were eating, my friend asked, "we're gonna be back... More 

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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705 reviews 705 reviews
522 restaurant reviews
1,355 helpful votes 1,355 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I was not impressed by the sandwiches we ordered (my hamburger was dry and the bread was moisty) or the quality of the coffee... Staff is friendly but not particularly attentive or helpful.

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Poughkeepsie, NY
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78 reviews 78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Have had lunch here many times and always leave happy. From soup to chili to wraps and sandwiches. Always well prepared and fresh. Can get busy to eat in, but service is fast. Like it that you can order at the counter then you can grab a table, and your food comes out to you. People at the counter are... More 

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Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Hidden gem just steps off the walkway over the Hudson. Healthy fresh bowls and sandwiches and great friendly service. The Power Bowl and Southwest Bowl with Chicken were both delicious...who knew I liked farro! We got there just in time to grab a table, but a line quickly formed after we sat down.

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Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Friendly service- exciting menu- have been both with business associates and friends- never disappointed.

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Marlboro, New York
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116 reviews 116 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Lola's serves interesting and creative food. On our second visit here, we found everything very tasty, and the staff are friendly. On this visit, we arrived for lunch on a busy day on the Walkway, and Lola's was crowded. Due to this, service was slow, and the atmosphere felt more hectic than usual. Still, it's a good choice in the... More 

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Castleton On Hudson, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I can see why this tiny lunch spot has rave reviews: great food, healthy choices, interesting decor, friendly service, and only steps away from the Hudson Walkway entrance on the east side! So easy to fin -- you cana ctually see it from the bridge. My husband and I timed our visit to be on the later side so we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 131 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: 845 471 8555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 45
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?