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CRAVE Restaurant and Lounge

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Contemporary
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129 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY
845-452-3501
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Today
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Crave

The pulled pork is one of their best dishes. Do it for lunch instead of dinner. Price is better for what you get.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Barry H
,
Hopewell Junction, New York
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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109 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hopewell Junction, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The pulled pork is one of their best dishes. Do it for lunch instead of dinner. Price is better for what you get.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My aunt took my husband & I to this restaurant, when we visited Poughkeepsie from New Zealand. Our meals were fantastic and service was very good. I wouldn't hesitate to go back there one day.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband and I have long been customers and fans of Crave and have dined here on several special occasions. For New Year's Eve, they offered a pre-fixe menu...not your ordinary 'pick one from these 3 or 4 options'...but a truly remarkable menu of choices. For $75 a person, diners could choose 2 small plates from a list of maybe... More 

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Poughkeepsie, NY
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77 reviews 77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Went to Crave for dinner on a week night. Had been wanting to try this place since it opened. Read the many glowing reviews. Before choosing a restaurant, we like to look at menus on line and decide where to go. Concerned about the ever changing menu, I actually stopped by to read the menu in the window the day... More 

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Hudson Valley NY
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109 reviews 109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We've dined here several times, and usually everything is fine. We visited this week again, during restaurant week, and were a bit disappointed. We ordered from the restaurant week menu. The beet salad and the butternut squash soup were tasty, but the soup was not hot enough. We both ordered the rabbit pansotti. It was nicely presented and had good... More 

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Poughkeepsie
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Lucky 13 in our Friday night dining party. Reservations are a must as there may only be room for 25 diners in this establishment. Hudson Valley Restaurant week. We had a marvelous selection of three courses to choose from. With such a broad group you might expect someone to be dissatisfied with their meal, nope, everyone was very pleased. Flavors... More 

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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

We went for restaurant week and were very happy we did! Excellent food! We had the pumpkin ricotta with toasts and the roasted Brussels sprouts and wild mushrooms for appetizers. Very very good! The fish course was fresh and flavorful and the desserts were delicious! As were the drinks! Excellent service too! We will soon return!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We came across Crave by happenstance. Now, I will travel the couple hours just to eat there. It's a tiny place with huge flavors and a creative menu. The wait staff was excellent and knew their stuff. Everything about this place is tasteful. NYC, eat your heart out!

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nice quiet atmosphere. Excellent service, waitstaff very knowledgeable of foods and preparation. Relaxing pace and ftendly staff.

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I went here with my husband and I have to say I fell in love. The food, the staff and the chef were amazing best dinning experience I had in a long time. If you want to have a romantic dinner this is the place for you and your other half.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 129 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: 845-452-3501

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?