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River Station Restaurant

1 North Water Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1720
+1 845-452-9207
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (45 reviews)
“soups” (12 reviews)
“lobster” (10 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
1 North Water Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1720
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place on a cool summer evening for dinner or lunch. Dining on the deck with a view of the Hudson.

Thank TJ C
Reviewed 4 days ago

The River Station has a wonderful menu..try the coconut shrimp for an appetizer. They make it right there! No frozen deal from a mass producer! Huge shrimp are dipped in a home made-batter covered in plenty of coconut! YUM! Everyone loves their home-made soups in...More

Thank emmybee68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently had a bridal shower here at River Station. Jessica the event manager was a pleasure to work with! Our guests were very impressed with the views from the upstairs room where our party was held. Luncheon buffet was enjoyed by all of our...More

Thank ChicknBun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Previous review might have hit it on the head with calling it a tourist trap. Nice view, great location near the river. Drinks were weak, as if the waitress left them on the bar for 10 minutes as the ice melted. It took 20 minutes...More

Thank J0hnnyTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a regular here in the 70's when it was Mike's Tavern. Now they are trying to become a tourist trap overlooking the river. Beer prices are ridiculous.Food is average.

Thank dennis30041
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and great.chowder. got the grilled chicken sandwich and received soggy half toasted bread with nothing but limp lettuce, tomato and grilled chicken.... had to ask for mayo after 20 min... ended up tossing sandwich aside ... tried just chicken... rubber and clearly microwaved...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Very comfortable atmosphere; great views if seated by window. The food is absolutely delicious! The staff is attentive and friendly (with the exception of one hostess who may have been having a bad day). The sampling of their chowders is great; I buy some to...More

Thank luvmydogschristina
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Pricey , small portioned drinks served by a disinterested waitress . It actually took 20 minutes to get a pint of draft beer while waiting for dinner . Was never asked if I wanted a second, and finally walked up to the bar and got...More

Thank Tyler W
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views of the Hudson River and delicious soups to choose from. Service was excellent and so were the oysters. Fun place to eat.

Thank sippymerlot08
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We have been enjoying a half price burgers almost every Monday in the past few months. We have never been disappointed yet!!!

Thank FPH706
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 North Water Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1720
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: +1 845-452-9207
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