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The Red Onion

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1654 Route 212, Saugerties, NY 12477-3031 (Glasco Turnpike)
+1 845-679-1223
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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119 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2017

We sat at the bar. Our bartender was fine - not overly friendly by any means, but he got the job done. The bread was really delicious. We also ordered french fries, which were tasty (they use peanut oil for frying), but not quite the authentic hand cut style i was hoping for. The ceasar salad was delish, one of... More 

Thank YogaCookie
Catskill, New York, United States
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2017

I made a reservation as they have quite the following, and I asked for a table in a warm location (it has been a problem in the past). Well, this time it was more than a problem, it was downright ridiculous. The three of us froze, and we were all dressed for below average indoor temperatures. A table that came... More 

1 Thank Joyce L
Upstate NY
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Food is excellent. Chef very Good. Wish there was a larger selection. Priced a little high but the food is good and clientel pay it.

Thank Ken O
Palenville, New York
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed January 13, 2017

Visited the Red Onion this week after driving by it for the last couple years. Glad we did. We had a reservation (suggested) and we're seated upon our arrival about 10 minutes early. Host was friendly, waitress at table in a minute and the rustic but classy dining room was cozy with a bit of a buzz of noise and... More 

Thank Blake G
Saugerties, New York
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210 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Was there tonight for first time in a while. Much better experience than usual. No reservations and was seated immediately. Was served drinks immediately and very good bread for the table. Waitress was very good. Had the burger which was better than usual. Mushroom soup and spinach were good too. Overall better than past few visits. Glad.

Thank bruce t
Saugerties, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Always consistent, great food. The staff is great. We eat here several times a month and have never been disappointed. Jeff and Ray always see to it that we have a great time.

Thank kbepic
Cislago, Italy
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99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed December 17, 2016

We had never eaten here before and it was a great and wonderful surprise to see what we were missing. There was so much choice, and everything was prepared perfectly. Even the bread and butter were scrumptious. We were visiting from Italy, so good American food tasted really good. The fish and chips were really good--spectacular fish. The pierogies with... More 

Thank barbaraGeneva
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying the atmosphere, service and staff were amazing! The Hamburger Special was devine! I highly recommend this restaurant to able bodied individuals; unfortunately I am not Although marked Handicapped Parking; the space is non existent. The ramp led me to a door that was locked! The sign on the door pointed to a separate entrance which... More 

Thank Sheryl B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

This was my second trip to the Red Onion, which I have previously highly recommended. This time I was very disappointed in how they handled our dinner experience. Eating there as a three-some we ordered a variety of dishes for a family style feast, as expected everything was excellent... except as we shared the seafood risotto we found one of... More 

1 Thank David C
New York City, New York
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176 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

I did a solo trip to The Red Onion and ate at the bar. Around me everyone - locals and visitors alike - were tucking in to delicious classic bistro fare. I enjoyed the arugula salad starter and chicken main course even though tarragon is never my favourite for a sauce flavour! The service is good, the wine list is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $29
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1654 Route 212, Saugerties, NY 12477-3031
    (Glasco Turnpike)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Catskill Region  >  Saugerties
  • Phone Number: +1 845-679-1223

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