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Formosa Cuisine

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11 Marist Dr, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1368
(845) 471-1218
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Poughkeepsie, NY
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153 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016

Non-traditional Chinese meaning forget sugar and heavy sauce. Many many vegetarian and vegan choices. This restaurants delivers!! Family owners are friendly and responsive. A very very welcome not only to Chinese menus, but to vegetarian/vegan/low fat cuisine, not to mention Chan's vice like monopoly on American Chinese food. Eat there, do take out, have delivery - make this the #1... More 

1 Thank DrSGPrice
Cornwall, New York
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2015

Everything here is very fresh and very well prepared. Soups are enormous and very filling, entrees run the gamut from familiar to very unusual. friends who have been to Taiwan say the food here is very authentic. All I can say is that everything is delicious. Try the Szechuan flounder: incredible!

1 Thank Richard G
New York City, New York
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2014

I've been to the Formosa across from Marist College a number of times on dates and with friends, in large groups and one-on-one. Regardless of the occasion or situation, I've always had a great meal at Formosa. Plenty of menu variety and generous portions. The wait can be a bit lengthy, but not significantly more than any other non-fast food... More 

2 Thank kherb35
Poughkeepsie, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

When Formosa was across from Marist college the food was always delicious and woke service could be slow it was something I could deal with. Since they have relocated to Main street in poughkeepsie it has been nothing but terrible. Not only has the service stayed slow at best, the food completely changed. I have gone there 3 times since... More 

2 Thank Delinari
Pleasant Valley, New York
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2014

I know of Formosa Asian & Vegetarian Cuisine at 825 Main St.. I ate there. When I found no listing for it and only a listing for Formosa Cuisine at 10 Marist Drive, I went looking to see for myself. The location at 11 Marist Drive is hidden in a strip mall. It is on the side of the mall... More 

Thank nature_man1
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2013

After passing this place like so many others we finally tried it tonight. Knowing nothing of the cuisine we enlisted the help of our two servers who were very helpful and friendly. We tried an assortment of appetizers and thought the Taiwanese sausage and Popcorn chicken were outstanding. Also had 2 soups and some steamed dumplings. The flavors were very... More 

2 Thank seniorcruiser
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

I came here because I read the high ratings and reviews by people who have eaten here. I went twice and can honestly say it is a good place that serves Taiwanese dishes and flavors, but nothing lived up to the over-the-top raves. What concerned me most is that people said there were fresh vegetables. I found the vegetables no... More 

Thank Urbania06
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013

I have passed this place many times and thought "this is a hole in a wall". Did not think it was a popular place. Then my son had said he has eaten there and said it was great. I checked Trip Advisor and people even said the food is great. So off we went. It is a small place. We... More 

Thank Donna R
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2013

I was in Poughkeepsie recently - did a little research on Asian food - almost all reviewers liked Formosa. They serve real Chinese food - you'd have to go to a large city chinatown to taste this kind of cuisine. We ordered pork buns, wonton noodle soup, pork fried rice, tofu w/ eggplant,and a dish with pork, chives, black beans,... More 

Thank greenshorts
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226 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

While searching for the best noodles in the Poughkeepsie area I decided to try Formosa Cuisine. I don't think I ever had Taiwanese but I loved the noodles.Everything else was good,received service with a smile also very nice atmosphere..I think I would like to try the upper level next time..Only problem was parking..If you're not familiar with the area it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Taiwanese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Marist Dr, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1368
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: (845) 471-1218

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