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Shadows on the Hudson

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176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3948
+1 845-486-9500
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well we went to celebrate at Shadows with a party of 12 after a religious function. The evening started ohh so strong but the end was disappointing..... Reservations excellent: We were seated almost Immediately. Ambiance: Outstanding they gave us a beautiful table overlooking the Hudson river and the mid Hudson bridge Service: Outstanding. Waitress was perfect and very wonderful. She... More 

Thank macunitny2000
Stormville, New York
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122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Shadows reminds me of being in Miami. It's all white, modern, trendy, upbeat and popular. Great place to go dancing or for a night out. Food is excellent (they have a few private rooms to have a dinner party) service is good. It's clean and inviting.

Thank Michelle A
Dundas, Canada
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was there for dinner one evening this week and the food was really good. The service was a little slow but the atmosphere with the breeze and overlooking the lit-up bridge made it a nice evening.

Thank DanL536
Manchester, Vermont
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114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Shadows on the Hudson for lunch. The restaurant has a wonderful view of the river and the mid hudson bridge. Our server, Chris was polite and professional. I ordered a Tuna appetizer that was delightful and my wife had a vegi, flatbread sandwich. We really enjoyed eating at The Shadows on the Hudson and i know you... More 

Thank Andy05255
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A reservation for a party of 12 turned to 15. The staff and manager were very accommodating considering it was a very busy Sunday brunch. The breakfast foods were very good, omelettes were made through ordering with the waitress. There was a carving station with quite a few pasta dishes, I would have liked to see something other than that.... More 

Thank Karen-Bob H
Midland Park, New Jersey
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had brunch there on Sunday afternoon, and everything was really good and fresh. They had a good variety of foods. The waffle station was great and the desserts delicious. The balcony offers beautiful views. Very relaxing and serene atmosphere. We will definitively go back!

Thank milou671205
Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate on a Sunday morning. Table for nine with reservations. Our server told us about the brunch, which was $17.95 and seemed worth it. However, they had a fresh waffle station and were out of fresh berries for over 10 min and then out of whipping cream. Also, I asked for tea with lemon. Tea arrived, but no lemon.... More 

Thank JPelican
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family goes here every year to celebrate birthdays and never have once been disappointed during Sunday Brunch! Highly recommend the waffle station and the dessert table!

Thank Abby C
Lewisburg, West Virginia
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend had the 14 oz. prime rib and I had the ahi tuna. Both delicious! We sat outside on the balcony and enjoyed the view of the bridge. Great waiter and service.

Thank WVExplorer
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stop here while sightseeing and couldn't have asked for better. Not a huge selection but enough to satisfy everyone. I just wish there was more seafood selection. Otherwise a really nice place with beautiful view of the Hudson especially if you opt to eat outside on a nice day like today.

Thank mgwis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $35
American, Bar, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3948
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: +1 845-486-9500
Shadows on the Hudson, the Hudson Valley's Premier Waterfront Dining, is located in Poughkeepsie, NY. Our building is perched on a cliff 40 feet above the Hudson River and just 50 feet from its eastern bank. This prime riverfront location affords us one-of-a-kind, truly grand views of the Mid-Hudson Bridge to the north and a majestic riverview to the south. The interior design of the restaurant sets Shadows apart from any other establishment in the area. Guests have five different dining areas to choose from. If you choose the casual and warm Sunset Room or the ultramodern Winter Room you will feel like you are dining in Manhattan or Vegas, while the West & South Deck and True River spaces provide commanding views of the Hudson River during all four seasons. Shadows seasonal menu has a broad appeal with a focus on Seafood and Steaks. The goal of the menu is to create a place where families could afford to eat more than once a week and that would still appeal to couples out for a special night on the town. Shadows will also cater your small lunch or dinner party for groups of 20 - 100.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?