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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for my hubby bday dinner. Food was ok....we split the Bolognese and the Swordfish entrees. Bolognese was very good but the pasta was not hot. The worse part was my hubby ordered a dry Martini and it was loaded with Vermouth and in...a teeny tiny glass that looked like a child's sized tea pot cup and they charged...wait for it....$17!!!!! This is not a chic NYC bar! We could not find our young waitress for about 10 mins so I finally went up to the host and explained the problem and 15 mins later, they came back with a slightly better teeny tiny Martini and did not take anything off the bill! Lastly, once we got the bill, we noticed they automatically added on a 20 percent tip built in....What if I did not want to tip 20 percent??? Yea...we won't be going back to Wm. Farmer & Sons.....More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 30, 2020

Although we did not stay in the Hotel, we did eat in the restaurant. The food was extraordinary. One of our party is more of a vegetarian but will eat fish. She was very satisfied with the NY Steelhead Trout, Sunshine Kabocha Squash Tempura ,...Butter Lettuces and Cast Iron Cabbage. For the meat lovers, the Wagyu Baseball Steak and Bar Burgher were uniquely flavorful. Everyone enjoyed the oysters! The Servers were courteous personable and efficient without being intrusive and the Bartenders were available to answer questions and make suggestions.More

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Reviewed October 24, 2020

I had dinner here last week. The wonderful experience all started when I called a day or two before to make a reservation and spoke with Sarah. She was a delight! The food was inventive but comforting. Loved the escargot lasagna and the chicken and...burger were delicious. Everyone was socially spaced out, but that didn't stop us from chatting with other guests as we closed the placed down at the end of the night. Everyone at the restaurant made us feel comfortable and welcome. I can't wait to go back again soon!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 14, 2020

We had dinner here on a Friday night and had a great meal. Food was good, wine was good, and the atmosphere is upbeat. Wait staff was cordial, but dry and didn't contribute to the atmosphere. They were all a bit flat.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 7, 2020

We went to Wm Farmer & Sons for our first trip to Hudson. We were very excited, as the menu looked great and the reviews were very good. The restaurant has a great ambience; loved the wide plank floors and old school chairs; great lighting!...The night started off with Boodles martinis, which were very tasty, but incredibly small, maybe only 3 oz.. The ham plate was tasty, but we were expecting a variety of charcuterie and were slightly surprised by only one cut of meat.....that aside, the meat was very good, but the biscuits were hard and cold. They tasted like they had been sitting out since breakfast. We ordered the Wagyu Baseball Steak and the Roasted Broccoli Parmigiana for our mains. The steak was delicious, perfectly cooked to temperature and the polenta was creamy and luxurious. The broccoli on the other hand was a disaster. We were expecting a plate of lovely gooey cheesy goodness. Instead, we got one small cross slice of broccoli, clearly left in the oven too long as all the florets were burnt to a crisp, with a dollop of sauce and sprinkled with a bit of cheese. So disappointing. Overall it wasn't the greatest night out. And what really put the cherry on top was that the TINY martinis were $17 each. I'm sorry, but this is not an nyc top rated restaurant which warrants such prices. Our trip to Hudson wasn't off to a great start, but the many lovely restaurants that we did enjoy: Ca Mea for an after dinner drink and delicious tiramisu; Le Perche for a great breakfast and probably the best pain au chocolat I've ever had, and Kitty's for a super tasty roast chicken with delicious sides, made our trip a hit after all!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed October 1, 2020

What I did like was the reservation time was accurate and that they did the safe covid things....temperature and distancing. The waitress was nice and helpful. Service was good. I can't say I like the menu much....it seems that they have several overpriced starters which...didn't include a basic salad. The "mains" were a bit on the high side as well even with a burger at $18 that my partner had. He ordered it medium well but it came medium rare. He didn't send it back although he said it was "alright". I had the pork chop which was really BIG....too big. I bet it was at least 1 1/2 pounds that covered the peas and greens underneath it. At first, all I saw was the meat and I had to lift the meat to see and eat the vegetables underneath. I'm not complaining per se but, it was too much meat! Some guys wouldn't think that.... It all was just OK to me.... When the bill came, it came to $58 and they then added a tip on that of over $12+ and then tax to over $75. I don't mind giving a tip but it was added on without my permission. I always tip but this was "forced" and then the tip was taxed after that for over 20%...close to 21% actually. I will tip between 18-20% normally and only if I am satisfied with the service and meal but, I would not have tipped this much. I guess my problem was that it was already "fixed" on the bill whether I liked it or not and then the tip being taxed was kinda an insult. To her credit, the waitress said she would take the tip off the bill but, we said not to ...that we just wanted to voice our dissatisfaction with how it done. She said that was the way the computer was set up and that is how the owners want it.....well, I won't be back!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed August 31, 2020 via mobile

Thanks to Jay and Rosie at the Wick, we were able to get us a table. Truly amazing dining experience. As an almost professional traveler, William Farmer & Sons rate as a remarkable and memorable experience. We discussed which of our favorites in Charleston, Savanna,...New Orleans, etc it reminded us of. It stands alone. Kudos to staff for using ingenuity to work around COVID issues. Thanks for the experience.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 24, 2020 via mobile

Wm Farmer & Sons is really making the best of the COVID-19 situation. Two beautiful outdoor dining areas provide a relaxing and romantic atmosphere. Unlike some restaurants, diners are sufficiently distanced to feel not only safe but also not constantly overheard. A quirky bar-in-a-caravan provides...a decent range of drives, there’s a strong menu, and service is fast and discrete. We shared some lovely countryside ham with biscuits and sweet pickles, following by an excellent trout and burger. Well worth a visit if you are in the vicinity.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 26, 2020

While restaurants everywhere struggle to survive the challenges of the pandemic, Wm Farmer sets a very high standard for making lemonade out of sour lemons. A beautiful, improvised dining area under a tent, tables safely distanced, large fans to keep the air moving on a...warm evening and... a creative menu that never fails to be delicious and beautifully served. The bar situated in a vintage travel trailer is a good touch and tells of the length the owners and staff have gone to make the dining experience special. Off the main street on Front Street... very private and quiet. Presently just four nights a week. Reservations a mustMore

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 29, 2020

We ordered a beautiful rose which was a great start. My friend and I each ordered a seafood chowder which alone is worth the trip up from NYC-amazing is an understatement. My friend had a spicy chicken sandwich and I ordered the blue crab roll....Neither disapointed. Due to Covid19 there is only outside seating which was actually lovely. Staff was very friendly and service was quick. Easily 5 stars!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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