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All 245 Poughkeepsie Restaurants

Shadows on the Hudson

176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3948
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Ranked #19 of 245 Restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Price range: $8 - $35
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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English first
Highland, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Went for the 15$ entree special,. Got the fish entree, couldn't even tell what kind of fish it was, it was overcooked and too much lemon and capers. The spinach had too much garlic. My husband and sister-in law had the steak, they thought it was good. The patio area was way too cold to sit there, our food became... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Good menu with reasonable prices. The view is definitely the best part of this place for me. Had a burger that was good. The lady had a chicken dish that was ok. Our waitress was great. Next time our visit will just be for drinks and the view

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Albany, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Our firm entertained a local client for a business lunch at Shadows on January 15, 2015. We found it very easy to use the on-line reservation tool, and our table was ready when we arrived. The waiter welcomed us warmly, and was very attentive. Regarding the food, we ordered some fabulous appetizers (caprese salad, calamari, and toasts w/ garlic dipping... More 

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Highland, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My girlfriend and I along with a large group of friends recently went to shadows. The only thing better than the service was the food along with live local bands.The veiw of the Hudson river really made the whole shadow experience very enjoyable. I would recommend a night out at shadows its a place for everyone.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Shadows a destination for the Hudson River view.......... service was friendly but not knowledgeable .......... not busy but rushed even thou we were meeting friends and told the server that we wanted a slower pace......still a big rush to put in our order..... not a good start but the young server was friendly ....... OK bread with dipping oil came... More 

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Fishkill, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Recently had an opportunity to visit Shadows for brunch. Besides it being reasonably priced at $14.95 pp, the place is beautiful! The staff were super friendly and attentive. Most important - food was good! Would definitely return with a bunch of friends / family!!!

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Wilton, Connecticut
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77 reviews 77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My boyfriend had taken me to Shadows for a drink a couple of years ago, so when we were going to be in the area, I asked if we could go for lunch, so we worked it in to our weekend schedule. We went on a Sunday afternoon at around 1:45 and were seated right away next to a window... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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8 reviews 8 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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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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