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All 239 Poughkeepsie Restaurants

Beech Tree

1 Collegeview Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 471-7279
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Ranked #57 of 239 Restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Mon 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
1 review
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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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
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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Millbrook, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Beech Tree offers a casual atmosphere with simply wonderful food! This is, without a doubt, my "go-to" choice of restaurant in the Poughkeepsie area when I want to have dinner out with a glass of wine. It's small and casual, right across the street from Vassar College. A bar takes up one side of the room, and tables for 2,... More

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

great food ... great choices ... simple yet complex. it's been a go-to place for almost 20 years. but not now. it's unfortunate ... devastating ... that the servers have made the place so unwelcoming and uncomfortable. need to find a new place where customers are wanted and respected.

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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I had visited this restaurant some years ago (4+) when I remembered it to be more tame. The night I went for dinner, there was a group of obnoxious people who had come from a wedding and were getting quite rowdy while watching the World Series. I really didn't appreciate hearing all the cursing and yelling while eating my meal.... More

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Pleasant Valley, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Beech Tree has a very small menu with daily specials. The beer and wine list is huge for such a small venue.Tonight I had the lamb loin chops and was pleasantly surprised to receive 3 chops with a huge side of roasted, cubed potatoes, beets, zucchini and spinach. The reduced red wine sauce was very tasty and the chops were... More

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Highland Beach, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Exposed brick, great location in the heart of the Vassar College scene. Culinary chef's preparing amazing food. Extensive beer and wine selection. This was my regular place to go and eat when I lived in NY. Great value for what you get. Flavorful food. Super cool place to patrionize.

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Additional Information about Beech Tree

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

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