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Main Course Restaurant

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175 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 255-2600
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Plainview, New York
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is so fun, you can get your basic bacon egg and cheese sandwich or if you're feeling daring there's soft shell crab over eggs which was so good! Their quiche was also great with mixed greens. They offer coffee and espresso, the cafe au lait was perfect. Great meal, will definitely go back next time I'm up in... More 

Thank Eatingwell1230
Palm City, Florida
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128 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located in midtown university setting. Farm to table, organic, healthy fare. Gluten free options. Self serve, with inside and outside seating. Loved the spoon bread (polenta). Bountiful salads and large selection of entrees with sides of fresh veggies. Homemade soups dazzled. Clean and orderly interior with plenty of self serve options for take out or quick meals. Local photo art... More 

Thank rbkrb
Vilseck, Germany
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

At the last minute, I decided to host a Passover Seder for my family. With no notice, I called upon Bruce at Main Course. He and his staff provided a sumptuous and authentic seder dinner for us. The staff went out of their way to help me choose a menu. I was graciously given a taste of everything I considered... More 

Thank bonnie k
Orlando, Florida
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We were taken to lunch here by friends that live in New Paltz. While the food was very good, the frenetic atmosphere, self-service approach, limited seating and ONE bathroom did not lend itself to the best dining experience. I would recommend getting your food to go.

Thank HungryforGoodFood
New Jersey
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Nice selection of freshly prepared meals in a comfortable setting. There is no table service but that hardly matters because the staff are friendly and knowledgable.

Thank margay
El Palmar, Panama
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

A must stop when in New Paltz! Fresh delicious food very skilled chefs. Also does catering especially during holidays make your life easy order ahead. Great soup! Enjoy!!!

Thank Carmen I
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

My favorite place to come with friends and grab a healthy bite to eat. I love that they change their menu daily, really mixes things up but they also keep classics such as different sandwiches. I usually always get a salad because they are huge and you can customize them to have whatever you want. Everything is so fresh and... More 

Thank Kim I
Annandale, New Jersey
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

They catered my daughters wedding in September. Bruce and his staff, were amazing. They prepared the rehearsal dinner, reception and brunch. Each event was done flawlessly, the food was as always top shelf, and the guests were all completely satisfied with everything that was prepared. I can not begin to say enough about the skill and execution of the entire... More 

Thank Jimbo4uClinton_NJ
New Paltz, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

If you're willing to serve yourself the place to go in New Paltz is the Main Course -good location on Main Street, more than adequate parking, excellent food, friendly atmosphere, and a comfortable ambience. You place your order at the main counter and wait at your table until you are told that your food is ready. We made evening reservations... More 

Thank Thomas N
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

To me this is not really a restaurant. Yes, there is good food but you have to order at the counter and help yourself with silverware, glass of water etc...the menu is limited, and not enough food if you are hungry.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: (845) 255-2600

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