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Beech Tree

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1 Collegeview Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
+1 845-471-7279
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sharon, Vermont
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202 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant, low key place, with varied menu. Attentive service and not terribly crowded for a Friday night. Would definitely return.

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Thank ordinarymind
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Meet with my friends for dinner, the food was good the service was also good didn't like their decor but still I recommend this place

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Thank Malka G
Rochester, NY
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

We went in on a Saturday evening, were seated right away, but found it very noisy. The food was good, but our waitress didn't seem to want to be bothered with any questions. I wouldn't go back.

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Thank NYPeggyO
Hopewell Junction, New York
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138 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is a nice restaurant right across the street from Vassar College. They specialize in light fare for lunch. Salads, burgers and a variety of sandwiches are available for lunch. My favorite is a burger with Cesar salad. They also have a good assortment of deserts available.

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Thank Jim T
Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is my family's favorite area restaurant. It has a friendly pub feel, the wait staff is excellent and the food is fabulous. We usually order one of the daily specials, but the regular items (I especially recommend the sauteed shrimp, tomatoes, mozzarella and pesto over pasta) also never disappoint. For a special treat, try their Sunday brunch. My wife... More 

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Thank Tom R
New York
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301 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

Perhaps the food selection and preparations are better for the dinner menu, but the lunch/brunch menu does not satisfy. Our waitress was pleasant, but did not communicate what the dishes actually contained and how they were prepared, no matter how many times she was asked; therefore, the plates we were served were quite different than what we expected, and we... More 

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Thank PokeyPaddler
Poughkeepsie, New York
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206 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

The Beech is near Vassar College and always has excellent, fresh and delicious food. There is a wonderful daily specials menu which is crafted daily by the chef. They make their own sausages, so if that is a choice, be sure to try it. Each item on the menu is wonderful so it is difficult to choose a favorite. We... More 

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Thank Noreen M
Salt Point, New York
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

Tiny place...smaller kitchen...and they consistently turn out great interesting dishes.. hard to get into when Vassar has something going on, but consistently charming, delicious and fun...

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Thank Denny Q
Dutchess County, NY
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108 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Don't understand why this local spot is not rated higher...it's one of our regular stops for a night out. Two appys I recommend are: Double Cream Brie w/roasted garlic, red pepper & toasted baguette and Cajun Fried Calamari w/ancho chili aioli. Several sandwiches & salads are available & there is a daily "specials" menu; which provides a wide variety. My... More 

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Thank beachruler
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

This place is really nice, I tried the portobello sandwich and it was delicious!! My husband had their chicken orange bbq sandwich and that was also very good, the environment is cool and the staff is really nice.. I recommend this place :)

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Thank Malka G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Collegeview Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: +1 845-471-7279

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