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Shadows on the Hudson

176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3948
+1 845-486-9500
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (127 reviews)
“prime rib” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3948
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1 - 10 of 791 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was just there for a friends birthday, and our server Conor was fantastic to our table of 7 demanding ladies! Thanks for being awesome and putting up with our nonsense.

Thank aliciaann89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for a late lunch and had a wonderful experience. The food and service was great and the view of the river was fantastic. Lots of parking and a great locationMore

Thank KN2026
ShadowsManagement, Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience and the beautiful view's at Shadows. At night the view is spectacular as well wit the Mid Hudson Bridge lights beaming on the Hudson River. We hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled into Shadows on the Hudson late Sat afternoon. While they were in the midst of serving desert to a large party we were promptly seated and attended to. Our waitress took our drink and food order quickly and returned with water and fresh...More

Thank Kenkleen
ShadowsManagement, Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are delighted to hear you and your guests enjoyed a lovely lunch. Our burgers are one of my favorites, juicy and fresh ground in house. Our new menu coming out shortly features all delicious new burgers,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of six ladies and went to Shadows for lunch. I picked this restaurant based on the reviews I read and we were so impressed. It is a beautiful restaurant, amazing views, great food and reasonable prices. Our waitress, Summer, was excellent,...More

Thank Sonja C
ShadowsManagement, Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sonja, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are delighted to hear everything was excellent and you enjoyed your experience at Shadows. We hope to see you on your next visit! Warmly, Deanna Knapp Assistant Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent , Service Excellent and Menu options excellent and the price for what you get excellent ! Special thanks to our server Ashley and others who assisted . Visit was Monday Oct 29th 2018.. what we had .. sausage stuffed Calamari , Beet/...More

Thank Brian S
ShadowsManagement, Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Brian, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are delighted to hear everything was wonderful! Restaurant week featured some amazing menu items, who knows they may be seen again! We hope to see you back soon! Warmly, Deanna Knapp Assistant Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Building is huge with very high ceilings, not very intimate and "steel and glass" formal. But the food and service were very good. Service was very good, despite my having had concerns after reading other reviews. We were seated promptly and served promptly. Although they...More

Thank Fusion_Pilot
ShadowsManagement, Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are delighted to hear you and your guests had a great time. We are in the process of creating a new craft beer program! This will feature many new favorites like my person, blood orange guppy....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shadows offers a beatiful setting with great food. I and collegues visited the lounge area for happy hour which was awesome with reduced price drinks and delicious apps. Try the Risoto Tator Tots!!! Glass fire place with comfy seating and Deven (bartender) who is amazing...More

Thank Linda K
ShadowsManagement, Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Linda, Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback and review. We are delighted to hear everything was amazing and Deven made your evening even more special. Our happy hour offerings are delicious, especially the risotto tots like you mentioned! My other favorite is the...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018

Great service, good food, beautiful views. Only wish they were on Open Table! However, we continue to enjoy our late lunches/early dinners overlooking the Hudson River. We always bring relatives or friends from out of town, especially during leaf peeping season. Husband was diagnosed with...More

Thank Rose-n-Frank
ShadowsManagement, Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Rose and Frank, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your dinning experience at Shadows. We are delighted to hear everything was great and you continue to enjoy dinning at Shadows! We take pride in being able to accommodate allergies and dietary...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

My experience wasn't terrible, but it left me disappointed as a discerning 28 year old in the restaurant industry who eats out a lot. The food value was not there. If I brought my grandparents here, they would love it and be blown away, but...More

Thank Matt K
ShadowsManagement, General Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Matt, Thank you for taking the time to review Shadows. We greatly appreciate your thoughtful feedback. Please accept my sincere apologies for the food issues and pace of service. I will address these issues with our Culinary and Service team. Our goal is to...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Drove 7 hrs for UD Marinst football game. Called at 5:30 for a reservation. Reservations for dining rm full due to parents wked. But rm in bar area. Cool. Dressed and there within 10 mins. No stools at bar but three open tables in bar...More

Thank Teresa L
ShadowsManagement, General Manager at Shadows on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Teresa, Please accept my sincere apologies for the sub-par service and food issues. Your experience was certainly not in accord with our service standards and expectations for our staff. I will address these issues with our Bar Service team and the food issues with...More

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Llisa025
29 September 2017|
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Response from Johnson747 | Reviewed this property |
Was only there for a Sunday brunch. The crowd was in casual dress-up for the most part. No jackets/ties, but nice slacks and collared shirts on most men. There were a few diners who were in shorts, but they were in the... More
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Margaret B
20 July 2017|
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Response from ShadowsManagement | Property representative |
Yes, we absolutely have a Children's Menu with many options. We offer Kids Pasta with Butter or Marinara, Mac & Cheese with String Beans or Fries, Kids Chicken Tenders with Fries, Kids Cheeseburger with Fries or Salad, and a... More
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Pamela H
28 January 2017|
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Response from ShadowsManagement | Property representative |
Pamela, Our renovations are tentatively scheduled to be completed by May at the latest, so we look forward to seeing you when you're in the area. Thanks for asking & have a great day!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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