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Main Course Restaurant

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175 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1162
+1 845-255-2600
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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new york, New York, United States
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142 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Come choose a fresh special plate full of local farm fresh foods or design your own. This restaurant and well known Hudson Valley caterer has simple prepared foods to take home and a winning brunch menu on the weekend. Our go to place in New Paltz. This is a self service restaurant. Just pick it up when you are called.... More 

Thank Ann B
Westchester Co., NY
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

My daughter had Main Course cater at her wedding earlier this year (2015). The food was truly outstanding. A number of guests commented on the quality of food saying it was on par with the best of Manhattan.

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73 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Went here before a movie on date night, and loved the meal. We've had catered Main Course food before, but this was our first sitdown meal in the restaurant. Nice atmosphere, small, pretty dining room, and simple menus with all fresh, farm-to-table meals. Left feeling very relaxed, full and satisfied! Thanks so much!

Thank Tara T
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

If you like a " restaurant" where you are the waiter ,the bus boy , and have to tip yourself [ after you pay before you even get the food, then it's for you!. I ordered lobster club which was not a club ,came on horrible pre-frozen " healthy crap" bread, and had some kind of bacon or ham that... More 

Thank Dave B
Kerhonkson, New York
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

This is a reasonably priced, bus it yourself, restaurant. Great for vegetarians and vegans, but carnivores as well. You select your meal from a menu, deliver it to the counter and wait for your name to be called. Beautiful dining area with al fresco available.

Thank Jean K
Little River, South Carolina
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

The food here is very good. With that being said, they are very overpriced, and do not give you a lot of food.

Thank Phijea
Tillson, New York
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138 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

My friend had been given a voucher and decided to treat me to a meal at Main Course. She had eaten there before, probably on more than one occasion and forewarned me of the unusual ordering arrangement whereby customers stand in line to order from a cashier and then take a seat to await the food being cooked. This certainly... More 

Thank neilepi
New Paltz, New York
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Never disappointed for either lunch or dinner. Quality food at excellent prices. Staff is always helpful with suggestions and it is great to see sample dishes on the sideboard.

Thank nyprof2001
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

My family had a great lunch here on our way to Minnewaska State Park. Fresh veggies and fruits, everything cooked from scratch and in-house baker deserts are incredible.

1 Thank Irina Y
Montgomery, New York
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

Let me first say, I love New Paltz. I went to college at the local university and love the "feel" of the area. Earlier today, I met a friend for lunch at this restaurant (he suggested it). In short, it was a fantastic experience. Excellent food in a unique setting. I had the Crisp Eggplant Panini. Delicious! Cooked to order,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?