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Le Express Bistro & Bar

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1820 New Hackensack Road, Poughkeepsie, NY
845-849-3565
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Wappingers Falls, New York
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daughter and I went for dinner on a Saturday night. The place was pretty full. We ordered the tomato appetizer to share, Duck confit entrée and a pasta entrée. The tomato's were soft and mealy, dressing was tasteless. The duck tasted old and the pasta served with it were undercooked and hard. The other pasta dish wasn't any better,... More 

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Pleasant Valley, New York
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful surprise in a little strip mall! The food was amazing! We went there for Father's Day and we're still talking about it- everything was fresh, the owner/ chef came out to talk with us, and the decor is delightful, simple and elegant.

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1 Thank Gloria C
Hudson River Valley, New York
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134 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Located in an unassuming strip mall, this was a surprise find. Had a nice , though overpriced, dinner with friends. The restaurant was extremely warm and with the back door left open , we had to battle with a couple of annoying flies. I would like to try it again when the A/C is on or during cooler temps.

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1 Thank jmbc04
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

My husband and I drove right by this place many times not noticing it. It doesn't look as cute from the outside as it is on the inside. The service was good and our meals were large and prepared as we asked. But you must try the polenta fries for an appetizer.

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1 Thank Danielle S
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

I am a young professional with a good disposable income. (Single, no kids). So if I want to dine out I can. Owner? Made his way to every table except ours to inquire about our satisfaction. The beet salad was great! The restaurant itself is hard to find; nestled in a strip mall (next to a strip club) and would... More 

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Brewster, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

We went there for their advertised happy hour, and after ordering 2 glasses of wine, the bartender told us it would be $22 because they were not honoring the happy hour because of a special event. It would have been nice to know that so we could have gone elsewhere.

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Thank Steven J
Poughkeepsie, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

My wife and I have been there several times and each time it's been a terrific culninary experience. Plus, the primary ingredients, whether meats, fish or vegetables is always 100% fresh. And cooked freshly. The kitchen is very accommodating and readily adapts menu items to customers' specific dietary needs. My wife has very specific restrictions. The owner, John, personally ensures... More 

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2 Thank Dave C
Westchester County NY
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a gourmet eatery disguised as a remake, of a remake, of a remake. He sensually, the restaurant was decorated with fleamarket finds with no sense of same. However, If you can get beyond the tired leftover decor, you'll be in for a real gastronomical meal that will make you wish you had leftovers. I had a little time... More 

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New Paltz, New York
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful dinner again tonight at 'Le Express'. Our choices tonight: osso bucco, mussels and branzino, finger linking good! As always very attentive staff!

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2 Thank Heron5
Hopewell Junction, New York
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Do not be turned off that this restaraunt is in a small stripmall, the food and service are great. I had Wellfleet oysters as an appitizer, they were icy cold and oh so yummy! For an entree I devouered the rigatoni with wild boar ragu, it was oooh sooo gooooood. The friends I dined with had beef bourguignon, pan seared... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 New Hackensack Road, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: 845-849-3565

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