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Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings


Baked French Onion Soup
USD 6.5
Scallops Wrapped In Bacon (three)
Soup Du Jour
USD 4.5
Shrimp Cocktail (three)
Quesadilla Du Jour
Coconut Shrimp
with a peach apricot sauce
Maryland Crab Cake
served with a lemon butter beurre blane
USD 21
Fisherman's Platter
scallops, shrimp, salmon and clams casino brolied with lemon butter and white wine
USD 21
Garlic Shrimp Florentine
jumbo shrimp sauteed in sweet butter with spinach, garlic, white wine and fresh tomatoes
USD 21
Norwegian Salmon
please cheek your special board for this evening's salmon preparation
USD 22
Scallops Marsala
sea scallops sauteed in a marsala mushroom sauce served over angel hair pasta
USD 21
Seafood Pasta
shrimp, clams and fresh cmbmeat sauteed with white wine, shallots, garlic, tomatoes and onions, tossed with penne pasta and parmesan cheese
USD 22
Shrimp & Chicken A La Vodka
grilled shrimp and chicken in a lightly spiced red cream sauce with a touch of vodka, tossed with penne pasta
USD 22
Pasta Picatta
grilled chicken with a creamy lemon caper sauce served over angel hair pasta
USD 21
Spicy Rigatoni
rigatoni tossed with hot italian sausage, fresh mozzarella, basil and marinan sauce
USD 20
Pasta Poulet
penne pasta tossed with grilled chicken and fresh mozzarella in a tomato, garlic, white wine, and basil sauce
USD 20
Cheese Ravioli
served with spinach, shitake mushroons, and walnuts in a balsamic brown butter sauce
USD 19
St. John's Waldorf Chicken
boneless breast of chicken encrusted in walnuts and topped with a gorgonzola sauce
USD 20
Kasey's Chicken
boneless breast of chicken grilled, and finished with tomatoes, capers, garlic and artichoke hearts
USD 19
Chicken Nikki
chicken breast stuffed with prosciutto mozzarella topped with a tomato basil marsala mushroom sauce
USD 19
Grilled Leg Of Lamb
boneless, thinly sliced, charcoal grilled leg of lamb marinated with rosemary and garlic
USD 19
Roast Duckling
one half duck, crisp roasted and served with chef's sauce du jour
USD 21
Veal Scaloppini
tender veal sauteed in a traditional scaloppini sauce of onions, pepper, mushrooms & olives
USD 22
Steak An Poivre
ny sirloin sauteed with peppercorns & finished with a demi glace of shallows, garlic, brandy cream
USD 26
Beautifully restored 17th century stone house at the corner of the historic stockade district in Kingston, NY. Summer patio dining, winter fireside dining. Open for lunch and dinner Tuesday thru Saturday. Serving a continental fare with daily specials. Celebrating over 42 years of fine food and great service. Please note that The Hoffman House closes every year from mid February to mid March for vacation and renovations, please call for special holiday hours.
$10 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hoffman House maintains a decent historical atmosphere. The pasta with scallops was fine, but I have ordered this both times I’ve been at the place and it was less than al dente.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed February 19, 2020

The food we received was first rate and all enjoyed their lunch very much. The building is very historic and does not feel overly modernized which is fun. The french onion steak sandwich was amazing. This is as good as it gets in this area...More

Date of visit: February 2020
pedrodiazhh, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed

Reviewed February 17, 2020

First, some caveats. We went on Valentines Day, which was also a Friday this year, and were seated around 9 p.m. Due to the holiday and day of the week, this place was hopping all day long. This was made more challenging due to the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 3, 2020

Solid if unspectacular food in a classic colonial-era setting. Good service. Syruppy caramel apple martini. My steak sandwich was very good. The fries were mediocre. Everyone else very much liked their fare.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 26, 2020

The food continues to be excellent and the servers are friendly and helpful, attentive but not clingy. A bit pricier than some other places, but worth it. The dining rooms are small and relatively dark, and daytime parking is difficult, but c'mon--it's an old building...More

Date of visit: January 2020
HoffmanHouse, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2020

Thank you for your review. Yes, daytime parking is difficult uptown and unfortunately our parking lot is not adequate to accommodate all of our customers. Glad you were able to find a space.

Reviewed January 25, 2020

Delicious drinks, food was terrific. Loved the ambiance. Great service. Will be celebrating my husbands birthday along with our granddaughter in a couple of week. Looking forward to having the prime rib!

Date of visit: December 2019
HoffmanHouse, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2020

Thank you for your review. Remember Prime Rib is only on Saturday night. Don't want you to be disappointed so call ahead and we will be happy to save a piece for you.

Reviewed January 7, 2020

We're from the area, and combined family and friends eat here regularly. The meals are always outstanding. Service and drinks are excellent. It's a stone house dating back to colonial times. Charming. There's 2 floors, 3 fireplaces inside and a patio for the warmer weather....More

Date of visit: September 2019
HoffmanHouse, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2020

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed December 27, 2019 via mobile

4 of us went for dinner.... I ordered the scallop marsala. The portion was huge. The downside, the Scallops were over done..... not enjoyable at all. The other three had great meals. Eron was our server, she was wonderful. Sat in front of the fireplace,...More

Date of visit: December 2019
HoffmanHouse, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2020

Thank you for your review

Reviewed November 9, 2019 via mobile

We were looking for a place to have lunch while in the area. We used TripAdvisor (I can't imagine travel without it ❤) to help us choose a place. The menu had many of our favorite foods so we knew we couldn't go wrong!! We...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

Didn’t know to make a reservation as we’re out!of town era. Wow! The food was delicious...Two of our group ordered the crab cakes and they were very good. The prime rib was perfectly cooked, and a generous, lean portion... but the best dish was the...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Bob R
July 12, 2019|
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Response from HoffmanHouse | Property representative |
Yes, we do sell gift certificates, if you are unable to stop in, call and we will be happy to accommodate you.
June 8, 2019|
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Response from HoffmanHouse | Property representative |
I'm sorry for the delay in answering your question. We only deliver lunchtime and only within the city limits. Again, I apologize for not seeing your question sooner.
June 8, 2019|
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Response from joede2018 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think they deliver
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