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River Station Restaurant

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1 North Water Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1720
845 452 9207
11:00 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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Poughkeepsie, New York
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149 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Pleasantville, New York
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183 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is a tourist trap with inflated prices for bar food. The food was terrible. I only ordered a hamburger and fries. The hamburger and fries were both dripping liquid, I believe was oil. I believe the oil was not hot enough when they cooked the fires. The burger was also greasy. After reviewing 3 years this is the... More 

Poughkeepsie, New York
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here was delicious. I had a stuffed portobello mushroom with spinach and goat cheese. It had a vinaigrette glaze that was incredible.it wasn't stuffed as they usually do. It was "unstuffed", but out of this world. The steaks looked delicious. They had a variety of seafood dishes and several kettles of soups. I loved the view of the... More 

Thank debbievelie1
Rhinebeck, New York
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was the first time i was at river station restaurant was there for my grand daughter gaduation dinner. the place is nice looking inside they have a bar,and a upstairs.you have a great view of the hudson river .You can have or get a table by the window to look out as you eat.The food is a bit expensive... More 

Thank Joseph S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hAd a 530 reservation we didn't get or meal til 7:00pm they did not offer us another drink never offer anything to us the portions were very. Small my meal wasn't worth $25.00 we wer very disappointed we will never go back

Thank David E C
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157 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had reservations elsewhere, but walked from the railway bridge to the waterfront and saw this place, and decided to give it a try. It was a pleasant surprise! The food was very good, prices were great. I think the portions were generous. We sat on the deck overlooking the river and the park. Very nice!

Thank Dave S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

You get to sample a chowder, one per person, before you are even seated, and its location with river views are the best part, but the cost to value makes it a 2 star. The prices are all higher than the menu you see on trip advisor. We bought 2 chowders, Maryland crab cake, and one captains combo, and the... More 

Thank Po H
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Ate lunch here after my stepdaughter's college graduation. The food and the waitress were phenomenal! The lobster and corn chowder and the chicken française are a must to try! The prices are not bad either!

Thank Noelle N
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I loved in poughkeepsie for 32 years and I never ate here until my girl friend brought me and after I left I kinda felt like I missed out on something my whole life. Awesome food.

Thank James L
Hopewell Junction, New York
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116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Most of my visits have been for lunch. The menu choices are quite extensive but I tend to stick with a burger. Not a bad choice. When the weather is suitable, outside seating is preferred. You have a direct view of the Hudson River.

Thank Jim T

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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, Soups, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene
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 North Water Street, 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?