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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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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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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93 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Stormville, New York, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Have been there there about half a dozen times in last few months and have yet to have a bad meal. Love the chowder bar and the lobster corn is my favorite. While I think the ceasar salad is not the best the croutons tasted fresher the last time. My favorite thing to eat there is the steamers, tender and... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Today is St. Patrick's Day March 17, 2015. I am not one who normally post these reviews, but I felt it is important to know what kind of owner you were dealing with at the Riverstation. I am a long time Poughkeepsie resident who frequented this establishment despite the subpar food and the bar like atmosphere. If it was not... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

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
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 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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Marlboro, New York
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112 reviews 112 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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
Senior Contributor
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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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 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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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, Steakhouse, Seafood
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?