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1 Collegeview Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 471-7279
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Ranked #59 of 243 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
Poughquag, NY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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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
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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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
31 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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