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Hoffman House

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94 N Front St, Kingston, NY 12401-3832
+1 845-338-2626
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Kingston, New York
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sitting in a building dating from the 16oo's and more authentic than most of the Williamsburg restaurants, this is a charming old stone house. The food is very good. Does not allow for separate checks... not good.

Thank raepat
HoffmanHouse, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this review

It is very nice to hear from someone who truly appreciates the architecture of the early American stone houses. I am sorry about not being able to offer separate checks when you were in. We hope to remedy that in the future. More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Hoffman House many times with both family and friends. I was there today for lunch with a friend for her birthday and just felt I had to write about how wonderful our waitress Lorayne was. She is so friendly and helpful throughout our entire meal and her attention to detail is impeccable. Thank you Lorayne, for... More 

Thank Steven M
HoffmanHouse, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Yes, indeed, Lorayne is very attentive to detail and always tries to make everyone's dining experience an enjoyable one. More 

Madison, New Jersey
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95 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined there on a busy Saturday night. Service was slow given that there were so many people. Nevertheless they were courteous, friendly and took their time to explain us the menu. There are four smaller cozy rooms. Three real wood burning fireplaces and interior is historic but not overwhelmed with plunder. Menu is not too big (which we like)... More 

Thank Georg S
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to visit the HH 20+ years ago and at the time it was an ok place to dine. This past summer we decided to give a go again and we were pleasantly surprised. Very good food and service. Prices are a little above the average but they do have a great historic stone house to dine in or... More 

Thank Douglas N
HoffmanHouse, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this review

The summer is here again so we hope to see you soon and enjoy the outside patio. More 

New York
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We've been patrons of the Hoffman House for 25 years. The meals are always incredible, from the appetizers to the main courses. The London Broil has always been my favorite meal and the coconut shrimp are excellent. The ambience is wonderful; try to sit by the fire on a cold evening (there are fireplaces in each dining room with wood... More 

Thank jnetk
HoffmanHouse, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this review

So nice to hear that you have been visiting us for 25 years. It is hard to believe that we will have been open for 40 years this coming June. It is because of loyal customers like you that we will be celebrating that landmark. We thank you. More 

Kingston, New York
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I've been a frequent patron for both lunch & dinner throughout the past 10 years & don't think I've been disappointed once in that time.

Thank MDeGroodt
HoffmanHouse, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this review

So nice to hear your review. We will be re-opening Thursday, March 16th after our yearly vacation, hope to see you then. More 

New York
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117 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Came here for dinner while spending one night in Kingston. This historical house was the perfect environment to eat dinner by a raging fire. The history of the building is on the menu. It traces it's owners back a few hundred years. As for the food it was great! I had special rangoons and the duck entree. Really tasty.

Thank Stephenie T
HoffmanHouse, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this review

Siting here today in 70 degree weather it's hard to believe we had those fires going just a week ago! I'm sure this won't last but it does make me look forward to summer and our outside patio! Glad you had the opportunity to stop by and I hope you visit Kingston again soon. More 

kingston, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Feel like you've stepped back in time. Nice bar, hearty meals, and excellent corned beef on St. Patrick's day. Hope Dario is bartending-excellent mixologist

1 Thank Bruce N
HoffmanHouse, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this review

Yes, Dario will be behind the bar on St. Patrick's day. Hope to see you then! More 

New York City, New York
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Love coming here to eat..and especially on early summer nights in the patio. Service is always friendly and good...food is wonderful the atmosphere is fantastic. Lots of History in this building ...so glad it hasn't been gutted and modernized like so many other restaurants.

Thank zencowboy61
HoffmanHouse, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this review

These past few days it sure makes you long for summer nights on the patio! At least the fireplaces are getting a good work out! More 

Highland, New York
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at Hoffman House. The beautifully restored historic building provides great atmosphere. The food was very good and the service was excellent. We were thrilled to be seated in front of the large open fireplace on a very cold evening. The special mussels appetizer with hot Italian sausage and tomatoes was particularly tasty and the salads... More 

Thank Diana M
HoffmanHouse, Owner at Hoffman House, responded to this review

So glad we were able to seat you in front of one of our fireplaces. It is certainly a great seat on a cold winter night. It is also nice to hear you enjoyed your meals. Looking forward to seeing you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 N Front St, Kingston, NY 12401-3832
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 845-338-2626
Beautifully restored 17th century stone house at corner of historic stockade district in Kingston, NY. Summer patio dining, winter fireside dining.

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