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Formosa Cuisine

11 Marist Dr, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1368
(845) 471-1218
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Ranked #64 of 240 Restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Most recent review
- Jun 15, 2014
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English first
Poughkeepsie, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

When Formosa was across from Marist college the food was always delicious and woke service could be slow it was something I could deal with. Since they have relocated to Main street in poughkeepsie it has been nothing but terrible. Not only has the service stayed slow at best, the food completely changed. I have gone there 3 times since... More

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Wappinger, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I know of Formosa Asian & Vegetarian Cuisine at 825 Main St.. I ate there. When I found no listing for it and only a listing for Formosa Cuisine at 10 Marist Drive, I went looking to see for myself. The location at 11 Marist Drive is hidden in a strip mall. It is on the side of the mall... More

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19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

After passing this place like so many others we finally tried it tonight. Knowing nothing of the cuisine we enlisted the help of our two servers who were very helpful and friendly. We tried an assortment of appetizers and thought the Taiwanese sausage and Popcorn chicken were outstanding. Also had 2 soups and some steamed dumplings. The flavors were very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I came here because I read the high ratings and reviews by people who have eaten here. I went twice and can honestly say it is a good place that serves Taiwanese dishes and flavors, but nothing lived up to the over-the-top raves. What concerned me most is that people said there were fresh vegetables. I found the vegetables no... More

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16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I have passed this place many times and thought "this is a hole in a wall". Did not think it was a popular place. Then my son had said he has eaten there and said it was great. I checked Trip Advisor and people even said the food is great. So off we went. It is a small place. We... More

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11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I was in Poughkeepsie recently - did a little research on Asian food - almost all reviewers liked Formosa. They serve real Chinese food - you'd have to go to a large city chinatown to taste this kind of cuisine. We ordered pork buns, wonton noodle soup, pork fried rice, tofu w/ eggplant,and a dish with pork, chives, black beans,... More

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76 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

While searching for the best noodles in the Poughkeepsie area I decided to try Formosa Cuisine. I don't think I ever had Taiwanese but I loved the noodles.Everything else was good,received service with a smile also very nice atmosphere..I think I would like to try the upper level next time..Only problem was parking..If you're not familiar with the area it... More

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66 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

We have been searching for a good Chinese restaurant in the area. Saw the sign for many years and finally decided to try it. The atmosphere was lovely. The service good although most of the staff we met didn't speak English well...does that make it more authentic? The food was tasty although my one complaint was it was slightly greasy.... More

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

We go regularly and have never been disappointed by the good quality of home-cooked style Taiwanese food, which is what real Chinese food is. Service very helpful and friendly and the prices are fantastic. Very inviting atmosphere conducive to relaxing in with friends. Over-all one of the best value meals in town (especially the lunch sets), and definitely the best... More

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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150 reviews 150 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

I have eaten Cantonese, Szechuan, Mandarin, Hunan styles of Chinese food to many times to even count, but this was my first try at Formosan/Taiwanese style Chinese food. The restaurant itself is very inviting, the decor, the furniture and lighting give it a simple elegance that was very comfortable. The menu is fairly large, and has some familiar dishes and... More

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