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Terrapin

6426 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
845 876 3330
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Ranked #12 of 50 restaurants in Rhinebeck
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $29
Cuisines: European, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Livingston Street
Description: We are passionately committed to providing our guests with a delightfully unique dining experience. As a Hudson Valley dining destination, we strive to consistently provide you with the freshest, highest quality food; celebrating the robust local bounty. Whether a quiet dinner for two or large family gathering, our staff is dedicated to creating a personalized experience served in a warm, yet elegant environment. From kitchen to table, our holistic approach to the dining experience compels us to be uncompromising in the quality of our product.
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English first
South Amboy, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I loved my juicy burger with sauté onions, sliced tomatoe, and melting goat cheese. The fries were delicious. I highly recommend it for a great lunch. Enjoy!!!

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Hudson, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Friend and I arrived at 5:30 p.m. on a slow Sunday evening. The dining room was about 1/4 full. The busboy filled our water glasses promptly; but another 10 minutes passed before our waiter showed up the first time. He took our order for cocktails, and returned with them about 15 minutes later with a basket of delicious breads. I... More

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Houston, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The place was great. Our service was attentive but not overly. Our waiter David was professional and yet relaxed and fun. He made great suggestions on local wine and dinner. I had the pork chop, and it is the best chop I have ever had. It was just overall a great experience.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Don't know how to characterize this restaurant. My girlfriend and I were vacationing in the Hudson Valley and stopped in Rhinebeck. We started looking for a place to eat and saw the Terrapin sign on what appeared to be an old church building. Since we were sort of between lunch and dinner we weren't sure what they would be serving... More

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Gilbert, Arizona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stopped here for lunch while staying in the area for a few weeks. I had read good things about the place. They seated us pretty quickly. A handsome young waiter came to take our drink order. He returned shortly with our drinks and took our food order. That was when things went downhill quickly. Although he didn't seem terribly... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Firstly, the wait staff is a very attentive team. I received and observed great service all around. The duck quesidilla tasted fresh and yummy. The "double" pork chop was ginormous...and sooo tasty I had to eat every bite. The new york state wine flight is a great tourist idea, and I'm being a tourist, so I love it, well, at... More

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New Jersey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We chose this place for lunch before we visited the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. It's housed in an old church, which has been attractively modernized, but retains its architectural interest. We sat in the bistro, since the outdoor tables were filled. The noise level was high in here, so if you want to talk, you may want to go elsewhere. The... More

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New York
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78 reviews 78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This was my third visit to Terrapin. The first time was two years ago for dinner. The dining room is beautiful. The second time was for lunch. The café room is not so beautiful. The dining room does not open until 5:00. This time was for lunch and we sat on the outside. The wait staff is young and pleasant.... More

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Milford, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My husband, another couple, and I had heard rave reviews about Terrapin from many of the locals while we were staying in Rhinebeck, so we decided to try it. We liked the atmosphere and the staff was very friendly. The portions were large and my husband's double cut pork chop was good. I ordered the short ribs. They were very... More

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We returned to Terrapin after a hiatus of several years, prompted by a "happy anniversary" coupon. We realized that it was time to put this restaurant back on our "places to go" list. From the moment we walked we were made to feel welcome. Our server offered very good, unhurried service, giving us time to think about our dinner choices... More

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