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Shadows on the Hudson

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176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3948
+1 845-486-9500
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dessert, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Shadows on the Hudson is a waterfront restaurant located in Poughkeepsie...
Shadows on the Hudson is a waterfront restaurant located in Poughkeepsie, NY. Our building is perched on a cliff 40 feet above the Hudson River and just 50 feet from its eastern bank. This prime location affords us one-of-a-kind, truly grand views of the Mid-Hudson Bridge to the north and miles of open river to the south. The interior design of the restaurant sets Shadows apart from any other establishment in the area. Guests have five different dining areas to choose from. If you choose the casual and warm Sunset Room or the ultramodern Winter Room you will feel like you are dining in Manhattan or Vegas, while the Sunrise Deck and True River Rooms provide commanding views of the Hudson River. Shadows menu has a broad appeal with a focus on Seafood and Steaks. The goal of the menu was to create a place where families could afford to eat more than once a week and that would still appeal to couples out for a special night on the town. Shadows will also cater your small lunch or dinner party for groups of 20 - 100.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great ambiance!

Food was good nice view it was a beautiful night. portions were stingy but nice presentation. I had scallops and they were very sweet and tender a bit on the salty side though. Someone at the table had crab cakes they were delicious. This is the real thing! all in all a very good experience. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Belleville, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Delray Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Had a very pleasant late afternoon visit and lunch with 4 friends.Food, drinks, service and value all get a 5 star from our group. Sitting on the outside deck with a nice cloud cover made for an excellent place to connect for our travelers from MA, CT and( NYC who came via Amtrak) .....Parking was plentiful but someone might suggest... More 

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Belleville, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Food was good nice view it was a beautiful night. portions were stingy but nice presentation. I had scallops and they were very sweet and tender a bit on the salty side though. Someone at the table had crab cakes they were delicious. This is the real thing! all in all a very good experience. I would definitely go back

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Had lunch with husband and a school-friend of his....lovely place, great wait staff. The Manager stopped by the table and asked if things were OK.. I asked him if my cocktail looked anything like the picture in the cocktail menu (missing fruits) and he said no and took the glass and had another one made for me. They also gave... More 

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Highland, New York
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

have been to Shadows on numerous occasions, recently with a group of 14. our orders were taken and delivered in a timely manner, with no mistakes. . we all enjoyed everything, except prices on wine and liquor a bit steep. but will return

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Superb------location, location, location-----right on the Hudson River----view of the water, and bridges, including the Walkway on the Hudson----and, oh yes, the food and drink are absolutely fantastic!!! My family and I go often!!!

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Shadows is a very good and very unique restaurant. Right on the shore of the Hudson River they offer a very large menu, great drinks and of course the view is fantastic. Price is moderate but well worth it. If your in Poughkeepsie and you want to dine on the banks of the Hudson, Shadows is your place to go.

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Milton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

First, don't come here for the food. Come here for the View. The View is worth the trip alone. The Mozzarella Caprese was clearly home maid and very good. The Sicilian Chicken Wings were really good. The Prime rib was exceptional. It was clear it was cooked slow and low. For over 6 hours. We had Elise, who was an... More 

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Kingsley, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Beautiful setting with water and mountain views. The food was excellent also. There was an extensive choice of food for the Sunday brunch we attended. I would certainly attend again if in the area.

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Madrid, Spain
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is a local favorite with a beautiful location right on the Hudson River. Often you either get good food or good atmosphere… this has both!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

From start to finish dinner was excellent! The food was delicious--had crab cakes for an appetizer and penne ala vodka with shrimp and one with chicken for dinner! Michael our waiter was top notch. Gave great attention to us without being overbearing. Would go back again and again. Of course, you have to love the atmosphere and location.

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Additional Information about Shadows on the Hudson

Address: 176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3948
Phone Number: +1 845-486-9500
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 35
Cuisine: American, Continental

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3948
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: +1 845-486-9500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 35
  • Cuisine: American, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

Shadows on the Hudson is a waterfront restaurant located in Poughkeepsie, NY. Our building is perched on a cliff 40 feet above the Hudson River and just 50 feet from its eastern bank. This prime location affords us one-of-a-kind, truly grand views of the Mid-Hudson Bridge to the north and miles of open river to the south. The interior design of the restaurant sets Shadows apart from any other establishment in the area. Guests have five different dining areas to choose from. If you choose the casual and warm Sunset Room or the ultramodern Winter Room you will feel like you are dining in Manhattan or Vegas, while the Sunrise Deck and True River Rooms provide commanding views of the Hudson River. Shadows menu has a broad appeal with a focus on Seafood and Steaks. The goal of the menu was to create a place where families could afford to eat more than once a week and that would still appeal to couples out for a special night on the town. Shadows will also cater your small lunch or dinner party for groups of 20 - 100.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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