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CRAVE Restaurant and Lounge

129 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY
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Ranked #7 of 245 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
Christchurch, New Zealand
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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
53 helpful votes 53 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
30 reviews 30 reviews
26 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
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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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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