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1 Collegeview Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 471-7279
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quaint Place Near Vassar College

We've been going to the Beech Tree for more years then I care to admit, and it has been able to remain the same for all this time, which is amazing. If you like garlic then you must start with the Roasted Garlic, which will "Stay With You" for the rest of the day, but is well worth it as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
Edward B
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Wappingers Falls, New York
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English first
Fairfax County, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My husband's family lives in Poughkeepsie, and we often eat out at the Beech Tree restaurant when we're visiting. I love the atmosphere - from the lighting to the exposed brick wall and wood beams to the cozy bar. It's casual and friendly to singles, couples, families, anyone. But it's also a nice restaurant with a nice menu at the... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is one of the best restaurant's I have frequented in the past few years. The daily lunch/dinner specials are unique with and excellent staff. I highly recommend this establishment for Lunch, dinner, or cocktails.

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Wappingers Falls, New York
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We've been going to the Beech Tree for more years then I care to admit, and it has been able to remain the same for all this time, which is amazing. If you like garlic then you must start with the Roasted Garlic, which will "Stay With You" for the rest of the day, but is well worth it as... More 

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Poughquag, NY
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Cute small restaurant near Vassar college. Food was good, comfortable place to dine. Had to wait for a table, but it was worth it!

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My husband and I have dined here numerous times. I ALWAYS order the salmon, because it's so good I can't bear to order anything else. My husband usually orders risotto and is prone to ordering the daily specials. The food has NEVER disappointed either of us. But the kitchen is small which does result in a longer dining experience. Do... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I've always liked the Beech Tree in Poughkeepsie, but after my experience on July 4th weekend, I won't be returning. The waitress was nasty to use the entire time. We waited for a long time to order & then our food also took a long time. When we ordered beer samples, she asked us if we just wanted to get... More 

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new york
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

've been a patron of the beech tree for almost a decade. It started out before the rise of the bistro boom and has always had great food. Those standards have never dropped. But the people who wait, seat, and bus tables are atrocious. Unfriendly, look at you then walk by, never refill a drink, never drop the check, seem... More 

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U.S.
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is always packed and the meal is always excellent. Even the salad is amazing. We usually get the steak, but there are many other excellent options. I enjoy the beer sampler, as they often have unusual beers and will change the samples from time to time. Service is great. The proximity to Vassar College and the local park... More 

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New York
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This place was a pleasant surprise. Have many craft beers on tap and very good prices for them! We went as a party of 4. The place is a bit small and squished but it did us just fine. We had the fresh mozzarella and calamari for the appetizer....DELICIOUS! The calamari could have been a little more cooked but that's... More 

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vermont
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74 reviews 74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We arrived late to the area and just wanted something light to eat. This restaurant seemed to be the most popular as most tables were filled- menu offered nice variety, service was great, and food was good- what more could we ask for?

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Collegeview Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: (845) 471-7279

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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