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Shadows on the Hudson

176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3948
845-486-9500
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Ranked #18 of 243 Restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Price range: $8 - $35
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Continental
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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.
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Cudjoe Key, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Been to Shadows many, many times - it's nice. BUT when our son planned a wedding for next October, we never knew what would happen and how cruel they could be... They made the reservation for the wedding reception - a great place for a reservation. But the bride's grandmother is quite ill and we're not sure how much longer... More 

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Rensselaer
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Great spot for a special gathering for family or friends. Reasonable price for the amount of unlimited, self-service food. Different food stations were available depending if you still wanted breakfast or lunch items, or both. Fantastic views of the Hudson River with cliffs on the opposite shore.

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Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

We had the nightly dinner specials and they were utterly fantastic. The food is prepared fresh,the service is quick,engaged and outstanding. The view is the best of the Hudson river. I highly recommend this restaurant over all others.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Our regular lunch group stopped at Shadows in December. There were 13 of us. We received a friendly greeting as the first of us arrived. Those who came later had the same experience. The handling of the drink and meal orders was outstanding and accurate. The meals were great - no complaints from any of us. It wasn't our first... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Went for dinner with another couple. Two ordered steak which they said was ok. One ordered prime rib and it was just ok....a lot of waste on it. The broccoli was more raw than cooked. Anyway, I love seafood....regular fish not so much. So since I love seafood and especially spicy food, I ordered one of my favorites....seafood fra diavolo.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Great atmosphere, delicious food, and great service. Gnocchi was the best I've had. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I went there with my girlfriends after work. I also went there for dinners, and the atmosphere was great. They have hottest and sexiest bartenders. Service is awesome as well.

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Vernon Center, NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

As one who grew up experiencing the Hudson River from the Arlington Crew Boathouse and the Alexander Hamilton DayLiner from Poughkeepsie to Rye, it pleased me to dine in comfort with a pleasing guitar duo in the bar at Shadows. The waiter was most gracious, and the food was fine. The view of the Mid-Hudson Bridge and the Hudson River... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

my family and I love shadows because there are so many ways to enjoy yourself there. There is brunch on Sundays, a nice casual dinner and in the summer time you can just enjoy a drink overlooking the river! My wife and I actually had our wedding dinner there for 60 people and every plate was hot and the plates... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

When I go to Shadows for dinner, I spend a lot of time out on the deck gazing at the Hudson River. It's great to go around sunset and watch the colors merge and sink behind the mountains. (Well, if you're from Colorado, I guess you'd call them hills.) Whatever you choose to call them, you'll definitely want to sit... More 

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Additional Information about Shadows on the Hudson

Address: 176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3948
Phone Number: 845-486-9500
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 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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