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River Station Restaurant

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1 North Water Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1720
845 452 9207
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love this place on the Hudson River

We were introduced to this place by friends when we first arrived in Poughkeepsie and love to return often. The ownership, manager and staff are friendly, helpful and very accommodating. We've attended events, watched college football and just hang out on a Monday night for burger night enjoying... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
madale2015
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Poughkeepsie, New York
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We were introduced to this place by friends when we first arrived in Poughkeepsie and love to return often. The ownership, manager and staff are friendly, helpful and very accommodating. We've attended events, watched college football and just hang out on a Monday night for burger night enjoying the place each time. If you like chowder it's even better!!

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Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The restaurant interior is dated and comes across as more of a bar with tables on the first floor, upstairs for events or over flow and outdoors (deck). Of the three I would choose the deck (assuming good weather) because you have a great view of the Hudson River and bridges. The food is at best typical bar food, there's... More 

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Hudson Valley NY
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109 reviews 109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Our group was there on a Friday night for drinks and dinner. Everyone was very accommodating. Service was excellent. The ribs, monkfish, steaks and fish & chips were all very good to excellent. It's a bit loud, particularly when there are a few large groups there. We were seated with a great river view, and the city was having its... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Fresh seafood and well prepared. The chowder is the best part. Usually 5 chowders to pick from, and you can get tastings or all of them in small samples. Good beer. Deck overlooking the river is nice.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Made arrangements for our son's wedding reception as we had enjoyed pleasant experiences previously. All I can say is the lobster was overcooked & dry & I've never felt more rushed & pressured before. Granted it was a small reception with less than 30 people, but they had plenty of time to prepare. We had the cake delivered from Caffe... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I've been to River Station over the years many times. The food is casual, tasty and given in good quantity and with a pretty wide range of selections.

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Salt Point, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I was here for a large party. It started well the crabcakes were very good. As was the ceasar salad. then dinner came. I ordered the twin Lobster tails ($30). They were so overcooked that the melted butter did not even help. I was so angry & it wasn't just mine a friend also ordered it as was another friends... More 

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Hurley, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This place is right on the river and serves american pub food for the most part. They do have specials but it is a small and limited menu. It has a huge bar and having been here a few times it is best in the warmer months for patio dining. The food is satisfactory and the service is decent. I... More 

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Pennsauken, NJ
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80 reviews 80 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had a lovely time here at River Station and the view of the Hudson was phenomenal. We both enjoyed the chowder samples and decided the lobster and corn chowder was the best we've ever had. Our server was prompt and friendly, we would love to visit again someday.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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140 reviews 140 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Had lunch at the restaurant during a recent warm and sunny day. The deck offered views of the Hudson River and the Mid Hudson Bridge. The food is typical for bar food and was okay. There are soups you can sample when you walk in. There is upstairs and downstairs seating also available. The upstairs can be rented for special... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 North Water Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1720
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: 845 452 9207

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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