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With dining rooms that feature exquisite architecture and a sense of history, Garvan’s itself is a destination and gathering place. The highly trained staff at Garvan’s will see to it that you enjoy every aspect of your experience here.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
American, Irish, Bar
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is off the beaten path. We started with the Leek and Potato Soup. It was probably the best I've ever had. My wife had the Shrimp & Butternut Squash Ravioli. She loved it. I had the Seafood Trio (Wild Salmon over Parmesan Risotto,...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were sixteen of us, and we had a lovely room upstairs all to ourselves! The owner is so hands on and made sure our special occasion was perfect!!

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cozy old house with grand rooms which provide a lovely dining venue. Food is creatively plated, flavorful and the wait staff is very attentive.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

A non typical Irish pub. We enjoyed our lunch. I started with and enjoyed a scallop and risotto appetizer that had a white sauce and that was amazing. Finished with a Shepherds Pie made with lamb. We ordered a slice of apple carmel pie to...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

Wonderful experience ! Traditional Irish (welcome by the real Garvan !) in all ways, so warm inside in all ways too. Guinness is truly the best in the country and the lamb stew is to die for, so is the seafood trio. Loved it and...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

Seated next to a warming fireplace on a cold winters day, in a historic 1800's building, and good food to eat. Don't forget the desert

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 14, 2020

Never miss the opportunity to meet friends at Garman’s Gastropub. Food is outstanding, servers and chief are skilled. And....the live music nights are just plain fun! Garvan is personable, engaging and attentive. Make your way there.... make reservations.... just to be sure you can get...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 13, 2020 via mobile

On a col, rainy evening, Garvan’s was a warm, cozy and delicious place for dinner. Seated promptly, with good service throughout the evening, we were all pleased with our meals. We topped off the evening sharing Garvan’s wife’s Guinness chocolate cake— yum!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed January 13, 2020

Garvan runs a great restaurant and is a consummate host. Staff shares his enthusiasm for quality service. Tara took great care of us. Our first time visiting, but the friends who took us are regulars. I see why. Food and drink is outstanding in a...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 8, 2020 via mobile

Garvan’s is one of our favorite places to eat in New Paltz. Owner Garvan is friendly to all and remembers your name. We enjoy the Irish music on certain nights, especially Mary Stuart once a month, and the Irish home cooking.

Date of visit: December 2019
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August 26, 2019|
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Response from Toothbrush2go | Reviewed this property |
No views of the Hudson. You will have to go to Newburgh waterfront restaurants. In Poughkeepsie;Shadows, Riverview, Ice House for those views or go to Cold Spring and eat in the Hudson House which borders the Hudson River... More
June 30, 2018|
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Response from Kathleen12561 | Reviewed this property |
It is a beautiful restaurant built when the French Huguenots settled in New Paltz.........very, very, very worth visiting. It has an entrance to Liam's Raking Room Pub (Named for the father of the owner) by entering through... More
January 19, 2018|
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Response from NYWHITE67 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Children would be welcomed. I don't recall every noticing a child's menu. I have never seen children in the area near the bad, but I have seen families in the ante-rooms
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