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Bacchus Restaurant Bar & Billiards

American, Bar, Pub
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4 S Chestnut St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1902
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is my favorite in NP. You can find various kinds of delicious food in Bacchus. The Bacchus hamburger is a legendary choice with selection of sides(sweet potatoe fires side is my fav). You should absolutely go to Bacchus if you ever go to New Paltz.

Thank Buse S
Port Charlotte, Florida
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the offbeat, college town of New Paltz, NY, on a side street, is an old building which now houses Bacchus Restaurant. Once inside, it was dark, so we opted to sit in the small outdoor section which was nice and bright. The menu had several mouth-watering options, but I settled on the smoked salmon quesadilla which was quite delicious.... More 

Thank YerTizUS
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here after a long day of riding motorcycles and we had a great seat outside with a view of the public walking by. Food was EXCELLENT as was the wait staff. A little slow on getting our bill, but overall a great experience. VEGGIE burger is awesome.

Thank mototraveler20
Kingston, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's far from the best food in town and not even the best value. We have been living here for a few years and we've gradually declined in visits. It embodies the word alright, but has enough variety in menu choices that could suit a bigger, picky family.

Thank hayley k
New Paltz, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoy the food at Bacchus. It is casual, comfortable, welcoming. I highly recommend it to travelers who are looking for basic food with some gourmet twists such as their seafood enchilada (totally yummy). Their chicken wings are awesome, the nachos are huge and really good. Excellent steak fajitas and great salads with unique and home made dressings and... More 

Thank matel S
New Paltz, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We like to take the kids to play pool in the evening before the focus turns to bar and bands. I love the vegetarian ravioli which varies slightly from visit to visit - but always great. Also, try the tofu wings. I gave it a four instead of a five because it still has a bit of the "grunge" that... More 

Thank Kim_Personal
New Paltz, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

One of the best things about Bacchus is that you know what you're gonna get when you walk in the door, and that's a lot. It's often a busy place but the staff is professional and keeps things moving. Insanely great beer selection and they usually have whatever of the 100 you want. Bar food is decent, nothing special but... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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121 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We were 14 for an early dinner on a Saturday evening after a long, 4-hour hike in the nearby Shawangunk mountains. Overall we enjoyed a relaxed and hearty dinner in the upstairs dining room at this fun, college-town establishment. Many of us ordered the burger, in various forms, and they were all devoured with relish. One of the fun aspects... More 

Thank jakeDVermont
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

this used to be one of my "go to places". Sadly this last visit we were given a small table squeezed in by the front door. When I asked for a booth we got one with great reluctance. We grabbed some burgers which were not great (laFrieda!) and when we said we were skipping desert the bill was on our... More 

Thank murryz
new jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Food was surprisingly good. We had fish. Big portion, excellent spinach. However, service is slow and not up to par.

Thank NewJerseyInnag

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 S Chestnut St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1902
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: 845-255-8636

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?