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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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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A lot of time, effort, and money went into Shadows. It is elegantly modern in decor. There are inside and outside tables with memorable views of the Hudson. A large bar awaits your guests. An interesting menu heavy on seafood, which was fresh and well prepared. Service was good and dishes were made to order and delivered promptly. A nice... More 

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Thank Peter K
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great views of the Hudson River and the walkway. ESPECIALLY after dark. Food was ok, portions were sizable, and the price was reasonable. Good place for larger gatherings.

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Thank Steve M
Hickory, North Carolina
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful food, service and atmosphere. Our mom loved dinner with the entire family. The river views were awesome!

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Thank BMF1988
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 22 people and were looking for a nice place to go without breaking the bank. Several of us have been here multiple times over the years, and it does not disappoint. It was a good meal in a great atmosphere right on the river. I would recommend this to anyone near the Poughkeepsie area.

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New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2017 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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1 Thank Andy A
Hyde Park, New York
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146 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 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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2 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 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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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1 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 13 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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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
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
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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