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CRAVE Restaurant and Lounge

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American, Contemporary
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129 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1813
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Leonia, New Jersey
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338 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was all in all, quite good. Menu was a little hard to choose from, nothing grabbing me, but the gnocchi was pretty good. Nice enough atmosphere and friendly enough staff. Reasonable value. Right next to the pedestrian bridge with easy parking.

Thank walter f
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Until recently, my son has worked there since it opened, so I might be a bit biased. But I really think they have some of the best food in the Hudson Valley, and that is saying something with all of the CIA chefs around the area. I am never disappointed when I go there. And I like the small, intimate... More 

Thank beezermjk
San diego, CA
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71 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For our 44th anniversary we did our first trip to the Hudson River Valley, for a one week stay. We dined for lunch and dinners in Tarrytown, Poughkeepsie, and Kingston. We had Sunday brunch at the Crave Restaurant. Very friendly staff. Service was very good. We had French omelets with spinach inside and a fresh salad. Very good quality food... More 

Thank EdwardSandiego_CA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner tonight at Crave where we both commented our individual meals were each one of the best we've ever had. Our server, Nichole was attentive, helpful, and poised. We'll be back.

Thank Jim F
Ulster Park, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was good. Service and atmosphere is mediocre. Tables are so near to each other and place is so noisy you can not have conversation with your party. Hostess was too stubborn to accommodate any request.

Thank duke8852
Poughkeepsie, New York
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Crave for a Sunday brunch and ordered a plate of banana chocolate chip pancakes. Holy cow, it was delicious! Oh my goodness such a good meal and the bartender was fabulous. He mixed me up a wonderful drink that suited the taste buds matching the meal. Not to mention he was a riot, making me laugh. Crave... More 

Thank letitgo20145
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming from Philadelphia with two Top Chef winners and an Iron Chef, the food at Crave is every bit as good as top restaurants in Philadelphia. Staffed and owned by graduates of the CIA in Hyde Park, flavor profiles were outstanding and service was impeccable. Our mussel appetizer was so delicious we had to have extra bread to not leave... More 

Thank Natalie h
Edward K, Owner at CRAVE Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate your review and are humbled by your kindness. We hope if you return to Poughkeepsie in the future you come back to visit us! More 

Poughkeepsie, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Went to Crave for Brunch and everything was delicious. We had the Eggs Benedict and the French Toast was my favorite. My only suggestion is when we got the eggs benedict it was served with a salad that covered half the plate. It would have been nicer if there were a few potatoes on the plate with maybe a few... More 

Thank beaniehead40
Poughkeepsie, New York
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Shared a special occasion with friends - have been multiple times and always come away happy. The menu changes seasonally, the drinks are generous and tasty, and the service outstanding (thanks, Anderson!)

Thank Parrothead66
warwick ri
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Unlike other reviewers who had done their homework about this excellent restaurant, I stumbled upon it by chance. Riding my bike on the rail trail I had originally planned to take the elevator down to one of the river restaurants but it was out of order. I needed some lunch because the ride back to Hopewell junction is a bit... More 

Thank rkonschak

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1813
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: 845-452-3501

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