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Temptations Cafe

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80 1/2 Main St, Nyack, NY 10960-3110
+1 845-353-3355
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Nyack, New York
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When the new owner first took over it was great! Slowly going downhill again, sadly. It doesnot always seem clean but the backyard is a treasure! You can eat outside without the noise and odor of the traffic

Thank grammydancer45
Belleville, New Jersey
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140 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems like every time we hike Hook Mountain we end up having lunch at this cafe. The atmosphere is very comfortable and the menu is diverse and appealing. We were looking for a place to have a not so bland salad and Temptations had the best. The service is prompt and courteous, the food is fresh and tasty, and... More 

Thank sradmd
White Plains, New York
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My husband and I had our first date here, so Temptations will always be near and dear to my heart. Food is consistently good - and affordable. A staple for us when we go to Nyack.

Thank ann c
Belleville, New Jersey
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140 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My girlfriend and I had hiked on the Hook Mountain/Nyack Beach Bike Trail and afterwards decided to stroll along Main Street in Nyack. There are wonderful shops and boutiques along that roadway. We were both hungry and decided to have a late lunch at the Temptations Cafe. This is a small place that serves an array of dishes and unusual... More 

Thank sradmd
New York
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The staff are warm and welcoming. The limited vegan selection was tasty. They serve hummus and a vegan soup.

Thank AuburnsKai
Fairfax, Virginia
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201 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

After our delicious Thai dinner at the "King and I", we had a hankering for some ice cream. While there are several places along Main Street that have fountain service, we picked Temptations because it had a good size crowd, and a nice layout, with the counter in front, and tables along the side and in the back. What sealed... More 

Thank Two-Baby-Boomers
Suffern, New York
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114 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Having passed Temptations many times I never thought to dine here since I believed it was just another ice cream place. Wrong. Entering you will see an ice cream counter on the right followed by some tables beyond. The restaurant then opens into a small dining area inside and about 4 tables on the outside patio. Service was friendly, pleasant... More 

Thank Steven K
Nyack, New York
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

For years we thought Temptations was an ice cream shop, until someone suggested we try it for dinner. The food is just incredible and the restaurant is owned by the nicest family that treats you like their friend. Chef Jeremy creates the most delicious specials that rotate every two weeks, so there is always something new and different to try.... More 

Thank Amy S
Nyack, New York
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The only thing I have had at Temptations is ice cream. The ice cream is very good an have good choices. Ordering is a little challenging but OK. The entrance is narrow and customers can be three deep at times. Very little inside seating with a couple of seats outside. Generally, people are eating their ice cream while walking or... More 

Thank John C
Suffern, New York
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Haven't been to this restaurant in a long time. Very nice cafe with some limited outdoor seating. Food was very fresh, with nice combination of ingredients, and a pleasant presentation. The service was very attentive. The prices were reasonable. Would recommend this establishment, and glad I returned.

Thank Marc D

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$35
American, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 1/2 Main St, Nyack, NY 10960-3110
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Nyack
  • Phone Number: +1 845-353-3355

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