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River Station Restaurant

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1 N Water St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1720
845 452 9207
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Burlington, Vermont
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently had time to kill in Pokip and went to River Station. They do have a wide selection -a dozen or so- of microbrews which I like. It is a landmark in Pokip and their riverfront location can't be beat. Free parking out back, good menu and reasonable prices make me want to come back when in town. I... More 

Thank MK_in_VT
Troy, NY
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156 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were traveling home to upstate NY after a weekend in northern Jersey. As it was the Labor Day weekend the traffic on 87 was horrendous so we got off in Newburgh and on to Route 9. Decided to stop in Poughkeepsie for lunch and drove down by the river overlooking the Walkway Across the Hudson. Hubby had 2 gigantic... More 

Thank JudyTroy_NY
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Perfect place for a super seafood meal. Located overlooking the Hudson River, the staff was was friendly. The hostess was so nice. Before seating us, she asked if we wanted to sample any of the chowders for that night. We sampled the lobster corn chowder which was unbelievable. Our table was in the outdoor porch overlooking the beautiful river. What... More 

Thank Rosalie C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a pleasant experience to try this restaurant. The place is clean, nice and the service is good. I don't know if they do this all the time but while we were waiting for our table we got to try a sample from a varied selection of chowders. I tried the Lobster chowder and it was excellent. The food... More 

Thank AvidBT
Highland, New York
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The soups are to die for; so yummy. Drinks, appetizers and entrees will not disappoint. Good service and wonderful,views of the river.

Thank mikewpal
Newburgh, New York
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Have visited this restaurant many times, and always find the place clean, friendly and large portions of food. The viewfrom the deck is excellent. Always enjoy watching the sun sink into a beautiful evening. We will be back soon

Thank Jerrold S
Poughkeepsie, New York
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

The best fried oysters ever..couldn't have been fresher, and fried perfectly! You can sit outside and have a choice of so many kinds of fresh seafood.

Thank janiegirl4
Poughkeepsie, New York
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

If you love chowder, then you can't miss this place. They have about 5 different kinds daily and will give you free samples of each one if you want!!! Nice atmosphere, eat inside or outside during the summer. Good food and extensive drinks menu. Good for families and even small parties.

Thank Elizabeth1123
Danbury, Connecticut
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

My daughter and I drove over from Danbury to walk the pedestrian bridge, then wanted to have lunch on the water. So we stopped in here. They welcomed us in the bar by asking us whether he wanted to sit outside, in the bar, or upstairs. There was a table in the bar by the window, and it was cool... More 

Thank TTR59
Poughkeepsie, New York
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163 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

River Station has great food and views of the Hudson River. They also have and are known for chowders. They have a chowder bar which is always great. They have an outdoor deck for good weather dining. There is a small parking lot below and a lot on Water Street. There is also parking on Main Street.

Thank Noreen M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N Water St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1720
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: 845 452 9207

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