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Main Course Restaurant

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175 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1162
(845) 255-2600
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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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New York City, New York
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a special place to eat. Having been here a number of times, I had the chance to get tired of it and didn't. The menu is generally the same and always good. A real attention to fine preparation. There are a range of offerings. I have mainly had the soups and the combination platter of sides. Yesterday I... More 

Thank Grumo
Kinnelon, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed our meal ! Would def come back ! Cozy atmosphere <3 chocolate chip cookie was good too . You can make your own salad too

Thank kaitlynkait2
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long afternoon hiking in New Pltz with our dog we were looking for a spot to have lunch where we could bring our dog. Unfortunately, there are not many places in New Paltz on Main St. where you can bring Fido. Main Course is one of the few with some outdoor tables, so we took the chance and... More 

Thank Melissa T
Davie, Florida
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169 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a delicious lunch in this lovely, but loud restaurant. I had a delicious Composed Salad of greens, chick peas, black beans, grilled chicken, tomatoes and avocado with balsamic dressing. I had thier large sized salad ~ just so you know, it was HUGE, enough for two hungry people! My husband loved the Smoked Turkey Panini which included avocado, cheddar... More 

Thank 23rita
Plainview, New York
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 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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132 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 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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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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 12561-1162
  • 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?