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The Artist's Palate

307 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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Ranked #11 of 240 restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $30
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: A 70 seat American-Fusion Restaurant, the only one in the area using truly local ingredients and changes thier menu every two weeks based on the availability of products. Both the beer menu and wine list are extensive and reasonable. As well one of the only restaurants that say if we don't have we will do our best to get it for your reservation.
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81% Recommend
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English first
Coronado, California
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256 reviews 256 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We only spent 1 day/night in Poughkeepsie and came here for dinner. Nice ambiance, modern and quiet. The food was excellent. The four cheese onion soup was very cheesy and rich. Salad was crisp and perfectly dressed. Scallops fork tender. Well done.

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new york city
14 reviews 14 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner at Artist's Palate this weekend, generous drinks, delicious food, well chosen wines, great service.The dining room was spacious and airy, the table and seating comfortable. Our server was knowledgeable and enthusiastic as she guided us through the menu. I would not miss the soft shell crabs, done perfectly and presented artfully with ample, fresh sides.... More

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Poughkeepsie, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

from begging to end of meal, service was unobtrusive yet efficient. highly recommended. have been here many times and the varied menu and wonderful service will make you want to come back

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Waterford, Connecticut
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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We have wanted to dine here for a long time. They opened on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend so we could finally were able to go. After wanting to go there for so long, my expectations were high. I would say I was satisfied but somewhat less awed than I expected to be. The service was excellent. The food... More

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Poughkeepsie, NY
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The atmosphere and the food are perfect at The Artist's Palate. These Culinary Inst of America-trained owners/chefs are what make the food so memorable and delightful. The waitstaff are well-informed and attentive without being too in your face; they don't rush you along. There is an extensive wine list and wonderful bar drinks. Also, phenomenal desserts, a great place to... More

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New York City, New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The food was among the best we had in the Lower Hudson Valley area. (Hearty fish and meat and adorable little cocktails.) Only issue was that we parked a few blocks away and were afraid we would get murdered on the way back to our car! (So we took a taxi:))

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Canton, Connecticut
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This is an excellent dining choice - the owner/chef, Megan is quite skilled in her food preparation and presentation. My husband enjoyed the lamb chops and my salmon was wonderful. Highly recommend.

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Concord, Massachusetts, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Four of us had a wonderful meal on a Saturday evening. Did not feel rushed. Restaurant was busy good noise level. All dishes; pork, lamb, steak and pasta all cooked perfectly, good sized portions. Beet salad was very good. Cesar salad was ok, large. Deserts very good. Would be back.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

There were six of us in our party and we decided to have dinner at the Artist's Palate once again. From the time we entered the establishment until the time we left the quality of service and food was impeccable. Our waitress Melody was attentive and friendly and Megan, one of the restaurant owners, stopped by our table to greet... More

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Park City, Utah
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My daughter and I were visiting Vasser. She had an overnight so I was looking for a nice meal. And I was pleasantly surprised to find it on Main Street of Poughkeepsie. I eat all over the world in great restaurants traveling for business and this place was right up there. I really enjoyed the meal, friendliness of chief and... More

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