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Foster's Coach House

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6411 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-1352
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With nice weather, we ate at outside patio. It was clean and off the Main Street a bit, so not so noisy. We had a Cali Burger and a Sliced London Broil Sandwich. Both were cooked med rare as we asked. Both were served with delicious sides of our choosing. Coleslaw was tasty. We ordered Bacon Blue Steak Fries as... More 

Thank Lsq14
FostersCoachHouse, Manager at Foster's Coach House, responded to this review

Thanks for your comprehensive review and description of Foster's! You really hit the nail on the head. We've been in business since 1965 under the same family ownership, and we get it. Service, food, and value are the keys to our success!! See you soon.... More 

Albany, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

We have been dining at Foster's Coach House for years. After I read about the shakeup between the owner and staff, who all quit, this was the beginning of the end of this restaurant. Since the original chef left and Foster's had closed for quite some time, they came out with a new menu under the new chef. We first... More 

3 Thank outnbynd
New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

There was some renovations recently and change of staff, I used to go on a regular basis,but have tried returning. The prices are higher than before,and the menu does not include some previous favorites,like clams on the half shell. I miss the booths and the more modernized" dinning area,does not provide the same cozy feel, like having all those new... More 

3 Thank Blackiefazz
FostersCoachHouse, Manager at Foster's Coach House, responded to this review

Greetings from Foster's! Sorry that you missed the Clams On The Half Shell...we always have them on the menu. Look under Appetizers. By the way, we have Blue Point Oysters, too. Staff does change from time to time as our long-time staff retires. So glad that you remember them fondly. It will just take a bit of time to get... More 

Stanfordville, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

nothing like the old fosters food is average or less with Rhinebeck moving forward with more places to go and enjoy a good meal fosters has definitely headed downhill will not be going back

1 Thank 538eric
FostersCoachHouse, Manager at Foster's Coach House, responded to this review

Ever one who knew Bob, misses Bob. However, Foster's Coach House continues with Bob's philosophy of fresh, fairly priced food cooked to perfection served with a smile. We KNOW you'll be back when you tire of trendy food. Thank you for your comments, and remembrance of Bob! More 

Glenford, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Good place for a burger, with some chicken offerings. Quick service, handy for when you're on your way to the movies next door. Noisy, good for families.

1 Thank kathleen814
FostersCoachHouse, Manager at Foster's Coach House, responded to this review

Well, you really summed things up nicely. But, don't forget our steaks, prime rib, fish, and pasta dishes!! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Fosters is dependable fare and fried is common. Fast service and outdoor option make this one of the best for kids in Rhinebeck.

Thank Paul K
FostersCoachHouse, Manager at Foster's Coach House, responded to this review

Dependable is good! Thank you!! And, yes, we love children. They're our next gen of regulars...... More 

New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Dark bar but very friendly and a good place to watch sport. Seems to be quite poplar with locals and visitors alike.

Thank Gareth T
FostersCoachHouse, Manager at Foster's Coach House, responded to this review

A comfy, cool, and dark drinking spot on a very hot day does the trick. Add in some Wimbledon semis and Euro 2016 and we have a winner!!!! More 

Hannacroix, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

A Friday night the four of us hit the road to Rhinebeck, about an hour away. This is a typical tavern, although larger inside than we thought. Friend and I had Blackeyed Susan's to drink, the guys had beers. The drinks were light on the vodka, but good tasting. We shared potato skins at the table, plenty for the four... More 

Thank Jeannene A
FostersCoachHouse, Manager at Foster's Coach House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write. We appreciate your comments, and especially the specific descriptions. We are always looking at how the customer perceives our offerings. Hope you stop in again! More 

Monroe, CT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Ate here 4th of July weekend 2016 with another couple. Had just spent the day at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrone and was looking for a place to perhaps get a nice scotch ale or perhaps a porter to go with some scrod or shrimp. The first bad sign was that the beer list had only SIX beers listed! SIX! Bud... More 

Thank John S
FostersCoachHouse, Manager at Foster's Coach House, responded to this review

Our Tavern has been operating since 1890, and has been owned by the same family since 1965. Good drinks, a full bar, excellent cold beers and ales, and wines complement our extensive, classic menu. We think that maybe you were looking for more of a micro brewery. We are not that type of place, but more of a Rhinebeck institution... More 

Stuyvesant, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I visited Foster's on Sunday 6-26 for my birthday dinner accompanied by my wife, sister and brother in-law. Positives: upon arrival we were asked if we wanted to be seated outside and since it was a great summer evening said yes. The drinks are a good size. Prices are reasonable. Not So Positives: The first table we were offered was... More 

Thank Bill S
FostersCoachHouse, Manager at Foster's Coach House, responded to this review

We are glad that you had drinks out on the patio. It is such a special spot in the heart of town. We will continue to monitor the wraps for the silverware that fall onto the ground. We don't like the litter either. Thank you for your eagle eyes!! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $24
American, Bar, Pub, Steakhouse
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6411 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-1352
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rhinebeck
  • Phone Number: 18458768052
Historic Foster's Coach House Tavern, originally constructed in 1890 as The Village Tavern, is owned and managed by the same Rhinebeck family since 1965. Well-known throughout the Hudson Valley for top-notch London Broil, homemade soups, Stuffed Clams, and juicy chargrilled Hamburgers, this classic and charming original offers great value and service. Al fresco dining in the warmer months and cozy tavern atmosphere year-round. Tap Room with full bar and 2 large screen TV's. Free, off-street parking. A must visit for locals and visitors alike when in the Village!

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