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“Happening bar upstairs”

Shadows on the Hudson
Ranked #5 of 278 Restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $35
Cuisines: American, Bar, International
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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Shadows on the Hudson, the Hudson Valley's Premier Waterfront Dining, is located in Poughkeepsie, NY. Our building is perched on a cliff 40 feet above the Hudson River and just 50 feet from its eastern bank. This prime riverfront location affords us one-of-a-kind, truly grand views of the Mid-Hudson Bridge to the north and a majestic riverview to the south. The interior design of the restaurant sets Shadows apart from any other establishment in the area. Guests have five different dining areas to choose from. If you choose the casual and warm Sunset Room or the ultramodern Winter Room you will feel like you are dining in Manhattan or Vegas, while the West & South Deck and True River spaces provide commanding views of the Hudson River during all four seasons. Shadows seasonal menu has a broad appeal with a focus on Seafood and Steaks. The goal of the menu is to create a place where families could afford to eat more than once a week and that would still appeal to couples out for a special night on the town. Shadows will also cater your small lunch or dinner party for groups of 20 - 100.
Lido Beach, NY
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Happening bar upstairs”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2013

Crowded bar upstairs with very nice view..Food was average, staff was friendly...All in all a very nice place for dinner....

Visited June 2013
Thank jjjj113
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Mineola, New York
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lunch for My Sons College Graduation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

We were a table of 14 and had a great view of the Hudson. They made special table signs for all the tables of graduates and the food is amazing. Can't wait to go back.

Visited May 2013
Thank Dwardita
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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159 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Loved it before, inconsistent this time”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

While the food served was fine, and of course the view is amazing , service this time was inconsistent. While servers were pleasant, food arrived at odd and differing times at our table of 14. We also joined our group which was already seated and the hostess could not find our group for us - we wandered around the restaurant with her, in completely the wrong directions! We recommended this to out of town visitors, because of the view and previous experience. Have to say the service made it a bit disappointing.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Mary J
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Newburgh, New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Extremely pricey”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2013

Over priced. If they adjusted their pricing, maybe be worthwhile spending the money but the food simply doesn't read well compared to what you can get at other restaurants for half the price.

Visited May 2013
1 Thank Bert R
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Wappingers Falls, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A review of Shadows on the Hudson.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013

Great food, a terrific buffet on Sundays and great views of the Hudson.
It is one of my favorite restaurants.

Visited June 2012
Thank bhfed
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