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Main Course Restaurant

175 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1162
+1 845-255-2600
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
“lobster club” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
175 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1162
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is just quite wonderful. Fresh, healthy ingredients, it's just about my favorite tried and true place for a great lunch or dinner. Different offerings on the menu board, and the "regular" dishes that are served most all the time.

Thank c s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wait is super long but if you don’t mind that, it’s worth the wait. Aside from the delicious specials the create your own salad is HUGE and delicious!!! Prices are fair.

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a friend for lunch and the sis salad was much larger than expected. Food was very good and the outside seating was perfect.

Thank Anand Paul P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here with spouse and daughter on our drive up to Vermont from DC. They had eaten here on a previous drive/stop and wanted me to experience it. First rate. Great menu, great service, good value, tasty healthy food, lovely atmosphere. I had a middle...More

Thank Marc L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A limited gourmet menu is delicious but very slow. Popular place can’t keep up with demand. Order ahead or do take out. Make -your -own salad option makes this the only good place in town for a variety of salad options. Lettuce is robust and...More

Thank 661francesd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great combinations of ingredients on the menu, good gluten free options and a cool atmosphere. My wife and I split a main course entry and each had a side or incredible asparagus. Perfect light summer dinner. And loved how casual it was given the meal....More

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Chef Bruce Kazan continues to top the list. The daily specials are truly special from Ahi Tuna Poke to soft shell crab tempura, from braised short ribs to pan seared scallops. All are cooked with interesting sauces and vegetables and there is a wide variety...More

Thank Gourmetgerry
Reviewed 23 May 2018

So maybe it's blasphemous for a "local" to rate the Main Course as "poor", but I calls 'em as I sees "em. This is a comfortable liittle cafe-style eatery where you order at the counter and pick up your own food when ready. It overlooks...More

Thank IIbeach1
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Every time we come to New Paltz, NY we always come here to eat and this place never fails to disappoint us. Our compliments to the Chef, and staff - the food is fresh and amazingly good. We love the decor and the vibe of...More

Thank Pat d
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The exceptional menus, the customer service, and the convenient location all make this restaurant ideal. After riding your bike or hiking either Mohonk or the Rail Trail, take a peek at this quaint restaurant. You won’t regret it! Healthy food at reasonable prices? How can...More

Thank Gueneviere W
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Joe V
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Response from Elise G | Reviewed this property |
Please excuse this delayed response! Yes! There are surely gluten free options on the menu...including a flourless chocolate torte (it you have room left for dessert!).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1162
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: +1 845-255-2600
  • E-mail
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