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Shadows on the Hudson

176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3948
845-486-9500
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Ranked #29 of 240 restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We have been to Shadows many times since it's opening. We went lat night, July 24, 2014 after approx. a year away. While the food was still very good and you can't take away from the view of the Hudson River, they have changed their menu and there are fewer selections. They apparently no longer serve a salad with dinner... More

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Hyde Park, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Took my wife to lunch today and we had beautiful view of the Hudson river but the large lunch salad with shrimp was very marginal. Salad was not cold and the shrimp did not seen very fresh. My pesto chicken sandwich was fine but the house salad was not cold and lacked any flavor from the dressing. The littleneck steamed... More

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Mid-Hudson Valley, NY
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

My husband and I recently took my in-laws for the Sunday brunch. We had to make this reservation weeks in advance, which shows you the popularity of this place. At a price of $14.95 pp, the brunch was inexpensive, and had a good variety of offerings. Food was nothing special, but certainly edible. The issues we had with this restaurant... More

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Attended a rehearsal dinner on July 4th, and it could not have been more disappointing. I know the groom's parents spent thousands of dollars on this event and a great deal of time planning this event with Shadows on the Hudson. There was one waitress attempting to serve drinks to over 60 people. The appetizers were served to some tables... More

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Columbia Falls, Montana, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
452 helpful votes 452 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Our niece & nephew took us to the Shadows for lunch by boat. Interesting being able to dock on the river and walk up to the restaurant. It was busy, but we were seated quickly, service was rapid, friendly and very good. The Cobb Salad was one of the best I have ever had. Very pleasant atmosphere. Everyone was cordial... More

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Poughkeepsie, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We held the GLSEN Hudson Valley 2nd Annual Fundraiser at Shadows last night and the service was great. Issac Hasbrouck the general manager was there making sure the event ran smoothly and exactly the way we had planned, he was extremely attentive every step of the way. The service and staff were also great. A group of us stayed after... More

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I had a big group dinner on July 4t and everything was perfect. The staff were very welcoming, friendly, and accommodating. Though the first person we were in contact with was not responsive, Isaac was extremely responsive over the phone and email! The timing of the food was spot on, and holding it for us while my party watched the... More

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rochester,new york
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136 reviews 136 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Took a bus tour to NYC and we stopped here. There were 3 other buses there that evening. Service was very good. Our server took drink orders, brought bread and salad. Our entrees were covered when they arrived and were hot. I had a tasty stuffed flounder and my husband had the beef entree, Very tasty. The restaurant was very... More

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Highland Mills, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our second time there and it was all and better than the first time. We usually go for 6pm reservations and sit outside and watch the sun go down behind the mountain. The atmosphere is casual yet it has a hint of elegance. Very busy place but once your seated you don't want to leave. The food is very good... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Visiting friends in NY....decided girls' night out at Shadows. Couldn't have been better choice! Scallops, crab cakes, sea bass fresh as can be and YUMMY! Salads were crisp/fresh and sides all great as well. So nice to see some good things never change! Locals love this place and tourists/visitors should not miss it!

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