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“Comfortable and Enjoyable but Prepare to Wait”

The Rhinecliff Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Rhinecliff
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: British, Gastropub
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Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Restaurant at The Rhinecliff is a casual, fun, high quality, unpretentious gastropub! We feature local, seasonal produce, cooked simply, properly and with guts! Through the warm season enjoy outdoor dining on our patio overlooking the river, in colder times enjoy our cozy indoor bar and restaurant with fireplace! We feature craft artisanal beers and local wineries, our by the glass wine selections are broad and our cocktails seasonal and fun! Breakfast every day, brunch at the weekends, lunch through the summer season, dinner snacks through the winter, full dinner through the summer season!
Poughkeepsie, NY
Level 6 Contributor
125 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Comfortable and Enjoyable but Prepare to Wait”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

You will enjoy the fine dining and there's a good jazz trio and singer for memorable Sunday brunches. The location by the Hudson River is scenic and you can eat indoors or outside. If you don't mind the endless houseflies, the outside seating under the canopy is excellent, the service, however, is not great and leaves a lot to be desired. We've visited several times and each time the beer taps aren't working properly (requiring slow, belabored filling of each pint) and servers do not address arriving customers is a timely fashion. Once the servers finally take our order, the food arrives well after we've demolished the bread basket and most of our drinks. Fortunately we enjoy the atmosphere and each other's company, though swatting flies gets tiresome. The food is well prepared and very tasty, definitely worth a wait though you'll have to decide whether it's worth the wait you'll face. Enjoy!

  • Visited August 2012
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English first
New Paltz, New York
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great location, excellent food”
Reviewed August 19, 2012

You can't beat the location. Right on the Hudson River. A short walk from the Amtrak station. There's a hotel too.

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Wappingers Falls, New York
Level 6 Contributor
284 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Great views and Meal”
Reviewed June 30, 2012

We did brunch at the Rhinecliff Hotel. A little disaponted that they were stetting up for a wedding which precluded us form sititng outside, but the view from inside tou was very nice.

I had a goat cheese and mushroom quiche, outstanding, my wife a chopped salad, the dressing was tastey and light. Service was very good.

  • Visited June 2012
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New York, NY
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent Food! Great Service! Best View!”
Reviewed June 25, 2012

Food is fantastic and so is the service...most beautiful place in the Hudson Valley. Must visit!

Visited June 2012
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Pine Plains, New York
Level 5 Contributor
95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Pricey”
Reviewed June 22, 2012

Food is pricey. Place can get very crowded especially around sunset viewing time. An improvement over the old hotel, though. Live music at Sunday brunch. Home made catsup memorable.

Visited September 2011
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