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CRAVE Restaurant and Lounge

129 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1813
+1 845-452-3501
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
129 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1813
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

It was Hudson Valley Restaurant week and we were able to get a reservation for the first Saturday night. The restaurant is small and a bit noisy but we were anticipating a great meal so we waited patiently a few minutes in the bar while...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Tucked away just under the Walkway Over the Hudson, this small restaurant was a perfect place for Sunday brunch. With great cocktails and hearty egg based dishes (eg hash) we enjoyed a hearty breakfast and a few adult beverages which we walked off with a...More

Thank MEKW1
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Crave has a “small plates” option and variety of choices. You cannot go wrong. They do fish beautifully as well as pastas and meats. The staff is very attentive and the overall service is good.

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We entered Crave, spotted a table for two in the window, thought, “yes please”, and shock, there we were seated. We were offered a rose wine tasting list, this was a first, but instead we were persuaded to buy a bottle of deep red Californian...More

Thank michael b
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Six of us on the prix fix. Amazing. The fish tacos were outstanding. The Brussel sprouts were also fabulous. Great service as well. Well worth it!

Thank Junsonbejash
Reviewed 10 October 2017

On 10/8/2017, my girlfriend & I visited this restaurant after completing the Walk Over the Hudson. It's located at the base of the Walkway on Washington Street. First of all, the air conditioning was greatly appreciated because the day was overcast & super humid for...More

1  Thank PiratePK032014
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I heard great things and thought we would try. The quality of the food was very good, although very small portions, so make sure you have something to eat before you go. Also, they only give one small piece of bread and...More

1  Thank TJCAA
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We booked this restaurant based on the positive reviews and because we wanted a fine dining place. Perhaps because it was mid-week. Perhaps because it was a slow day. Whatever the reason, it was quite forgettable. To be fair, the setting is very pleasant. There...More

Thank Panguin
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This was the nicest brunch we have ever had! It was a beautiful day so we sat outside in what is a really lovely eating area. Food was fantastic, service exceptional. A not to be missed gem right near the walkway across the Hudson. We...More

Thank Believer17
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Really excellent food. Local vegetables and the pasta was amazing! Cute place- good service. On street parking - right under the bridge!

Thank Anne I
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Nearby Attractions
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
1,917 reviews
.24 km away
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.90 km away
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.90 km away
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1.18 km away
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Questions & Answers
Carol S
16 October 2016|
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Response from Edward K | Property representative |
Yes we have the plenty of gluten free options. All of our food is made in house and the chefs are very accommodating to guests with dietary restrictions.
11 April 2016|
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Response from kgnbuff | Reviewed this property |
We had a great late lunch. I think the day was a Sunday and the closed the doors for an hr or so until dinner. Maybe 2-3 PM. Menu is a little high but very good. Did not have beer or wine altho other tables around did... More
Rosalie B
5 December 2015|
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Response from Kevin C | Reviewed this property |
Eddie Kowalski is the Chef and owner of Crave and Lola's Cafe, which is a lunch cafe right next store. You can read about Eddie on the Crave website. In addition to being an outstanding shef, Eddie is a really nice person.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1813
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: +1 845-452-3501
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