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CRAVE Restaurant and Lounge

129 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY
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Ranked #8 of 242 Restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Poughkeepsie, NY
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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105 reviews 105 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
91 reviews 91 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

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
1 review
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
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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We decided to eat family style (and other patrons around us were intrigued) The three of us shared three appetizers and three entrees. Everything was absolutely delicous! The Lamb Meatballs were my favorite but the Fried Chicken & Waffles were a very close second! The service was awesome also!

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Rhinebeck, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Saturday evening was our first visit, (dinner) at Crave. We have read all the reviews and heard that it was worth the money. Our friends had made a reservation two weeks before; they emailed us with the information after speaking with a woman at Crave. They arrive and were told, 'we have no reservation' for you; our friend explained that... More 

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Merion, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is what we har: a duck dish that tasted better than any duck I've ever tasted. Lamb(two generous chops perfectly seasoned and cooked. A kale caesar salad which was perfectly offset the other tastes. Salmon gnocchi which was so good I forgot what I ordered! Every bite. Delicious. A charming waiter as well. The outside area looked delightful (under... More 

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Additional Information about CRAVE Restaurant and Lounge

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

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