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Ramblers Rest Bar and Restaurant - CLOSED

2578 Route 55, Poughquag, NY 12570-5115
+1 845-478-2223
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible14%
21 Apr 2015
“Fun place, live music!”
18 Mar 2015
“More of a Bar than a Restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
2578 Route 55, Poughquag, NY 12570-5115
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

It's a fun place to go with live music many weekends. St. Patrick's celebrations are great there. Every since they opened, their food has not been very good. Shepard's pie was ok, other than that, I wouldn't go for the food, just the atmosphere and...More

Thank beachbunnyski
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Food just ok ... more bar patrons than actual diners in restaurant. Most were there for sporting event viewing, Nice size bar ... not really a family atmosphere.

Thank 19Susan66
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Great Irish pub fare on Route 55. Large portions and fair prices. Excellent burgers. Prompt courteous service. Generally pretty quiet during the week, but the place is much larger inside than it appears from the highway. Parking can be an issue, but the bank parking...More

Thank millbrook2012
oliver c, Owner at Ramblers Rest Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2015

Thank you for the kind words about the Restaurant. I am glad you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 17 December 2014

I stopped in with my family last Saturday night and I can't stress this enough- our waitress Lindsey was awesome!!!! She was so great with our children and knew exactly what we needed before we had to ask for anything. She had us laughing and...More

Thank SJB977
Reviewed 2 December 2014

There is friendly help as you enter this rather large eatery. The menu is on the small side, but they have burgers, sandwiches and salads that fit most appetites. Their appetizers were very good. Nice sized bar for those that like to have a couple...More

Thank CarmenJC
Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

I came in for a first date last week and my waitress Maria was GREAT!! She made a great first impression on myself and my date. I live down the road and heard some mixed reviews on your place &go have never been there so...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

Went while visitin daughter and family. Four adults, two children. Friendly waitress, slow kitchen. Not very crowded ; although it picked up. Wings and sandwiches good , burger good but not med as ordered, more well done. Varied menu and plenty to choose from. Salad...More

Thank Johanna006
Reviewed 8 November 2014

I wanted to try Ramblers Rest for a long time -- it is usually very crowded at night and a couple of times we tried to eat dinner there but the wait was too long. So we went for lunch on a day off from...More

Thank kburka
oliver c, Owner at Ramblers Rest Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2015

Hello and thank you for writing your comments. It is disheartening for me to hear you did not enjoy your experience with us as it is our goal to provide a great dinning experience. I can assure you the cleanliness issues you mentioned have been...More

Reviewed 4 November 2014

I certainly gave this so-called pub many chances. the odor at the bar from sewage is awful management says nothing can be done, so the light scented candles. The food is subpar, not one house made item on the menu. it's very hard to ruin...More

Reviewed 18 October 2014

It's so disappointing because this restaurant is so beautiful and close to me. I've tried eating here a handful of times and it never fails to disappoint. This last (and final I hope) visit was no better. Very empty for a Friday night. There was...More

Thank chickengumbo
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$9 - US$15
American, Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 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
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2578 Route 55, Poughquag, NY 12570-5115
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughquag
  • Phone Number: +1 845-478-2223
  • E-mail
It is our mission at Rambler's Rest to honor the Irish tradition, by always providing the hearty food, warm service and great "craic"- the Gaelic term for fun, upon which the Irish culture is defined. We take pride in designing a relaxing place meticulously fashioned, to radiate comfort for your pleasure. Our dedicated wait staff is ready to fill your bellies and hearts with warm Irish hospitality and our certified mixologists can be found behind the bar with a thirst quenching cocktail in hand. This small town pub with a big town attitude has signed sensational performances sure to impress with their melodious expressions and talents. Ramblers Rest will strive to ensure your desires are met during your visit and we are confident that you will not be disappointed. With mahogany lined walls and decorative painting throughout, this cathedral-ceilinged pub feels like a fortress while offering a safe haven, comforting you from daily life. Our three sided bar provides ample drinking room, encouraging all to belly up. Custom crafted, mahogany high-tables surround the bar providing perfect viewing of eight high definition while allowing quiet conversation amongst friends. Our elegant dining room, tinted with a cozy red shade finished and with deep decorative accents, Gaelic bamboo flooring, and cushioned booths provide an impeccable place to enjoy exquisite cuisine in a comfortable bliss. Surrounded with Celtic culture and known for its tranquil atmosphere, Rambler's Rest offers a fine selection of traditional Irish foods, favorite Irish beers and whiskeys and weekly entertainment for all to enjoy. We strive to guarantee that the best of the best is readily available for our customers. It is our aspiration to ensure that the smile on our guest's faces when they arrive is larger and more assured as they depart. Our executive chef and culinary team have carefully created a menu that keeps customary the Irish cuisine while offering selections to suit every palate. A great deal of planning and consideration has been given to each item and the ingredients used in each. We also take pride in our extensive selection of tasteful wines, desired spirits, and great beers, especially our collection of Irish beverages. From the characteristic Bass Ale, Harp, Smithwicks and much loved Guinness, to our dignified Irish Whiskeys such as Bushmills, Black Bush, Tullamore Dew, and the well-known Jameson, every customer will be sure to leave happy and satisfied.
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