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Shadows on the Hudson

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176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3948
+1 845-486-9500
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Parents need to unwind and get on the dance floor and here you can let loose. Great night, good prices.

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Thank AyerimM
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We would take our daughter and some of her friends here when we'd come to visit her at college. The views of the Hudson River Valley are fantastic and the food is good. I especially like the steamed clam appetizer.

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Thank Andy A
Hyde Park, New York
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146 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We went to the Sunday brunch buffet for the first time today. It was excellent with a nice variety of food from eggs to main courses and desserts. My only complaint is that I think coffee should be included in the price of the buffet and not be extra.

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1 Thank kayaker332
ShadowsManagement, General Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review of our Sunday Brunch! So much work goes into every single Brunch service, and it makes me happy to see the hard work pay off with a great experience like yours. In regards to the beverage inclusion, we try to keep the price of our Brunch very competitive while still offering one... More 

Highlands, North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Love this restaurant especially in the late Spring- can sit outside at the bar and enjoy the beautiful Hudson River. Food is good- service is good- nice ambiance inside and out

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Thank elmosr54
ShadowsManagement, General Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this review

We're so happy that Shadows hits the mark for you! I really appreciate the positive feedback, and please don't hesitate to ask for me in person the next time you join us, as I would like to thank you in person for such a nice review. Warm Regards, Chris Avenius General Manager Shadows on the Hudson More 

Poughkeepsie, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The food is very good & they have a variety of dishes and drinks. It's especially nice during the Summer or warmer months when you're able to sit outsid & enjoy the view. On the flipside, it can be very crowded and noisy.

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Thank S F
ShadowsManagement, General Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We can't wait for the warm Summer months either, and we'll have some amazing renovations, along with a fantastic new menu to show off as well. I appreciate the feedback, and hope to see you again soon. Warm Regards, Chris Avenius General Manager Shadows on the Hudson More 

Poughkeepsie, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had valentine dinner with 2 other couples. Seating was comfortable and not overcrowded even though the restaurant was full. Service was excellent and not rushed and food was great. Can be a little pricey but nice for a special occasion.

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Thank bridgeviewgolden
ShadowsManagement, General Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this review

We're so pleased that you enjoyed your Valentine's Day Dinner with us! Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, and we can't wait to see you again soon! Sincerely, Chris Avenius General Manager Shadows on the Hudson More 

Wappingers Falls, New York
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The food is good; service is a bit slow if you are in a rush, give yourself time. Lovely view on the Hudson river.

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Thank luvmydogschristina
ShadowsManagement, General Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed the food and views during your last visit with us. In regards to the service you experienced: We have a high level of expectation with our service staff, and I'm so sorry that we missed the mark with the timing of your service. We are excited to be undergoing some fantastic renovations to the restaurant,... More 

Hyde Park, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Vanessa was our catering manager for my daughter's baby shower. Vanessa was wonderful,helpful and an asset to the venue. The food and catering staff were great. Roberto and staff were there if we needed anything .I had a lot of family and friends from out of town and they loved the ambience and view. Thank you for making it memorable.... More 

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1 Thank judeboz
ShadowsManagement, General Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words and great review! Vanessa is an amazing Event Coordinator, and I'm so glad she took such good care of you. It was truly our pleasure to host your friends & family for such a special occasion, and I hope you can send us a quick picture when the "Guest of Honor" is... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I've been going to Shadows for a couple of years for their prime rib and wedge salad. Alas, they are gone from the menu. Bring em back!!! Otherwise the staff is super-friendly and the views are magnificent, even in winter!!

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Thank Jane S
ShadowsManagement, General Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this review

Jane, Thank you for the kind words, we really appreciate it! In regards to the Prime Rib, it will be making it's return to our menu within the next month or two. The reason everyone loves our Prime Rib is because of the fact that is freshly prepared every day, having been slow-roasted for hours overnight. Due to the inconsistency... More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place so much that I would call to book an event here myself. Attended a birthday party event for a friend. The staff and management did such a great job with the surprise and execution from start to finish. Kudos Shadows! The views are to die for in any weather!

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Thank vcgbutterfly
ShadowsManagement, General Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience here, and it was lovely of you to share such a glowing review. We hope to see you again soon, Chris Avenius General Manager Shadows on the Hudson More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3948
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: +1 845-486-9500
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.

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