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Nic L Inn Wine Cellar on the Hudson

135 N Water St, 135 N Water Street, 12601, Poughkeepsie, New York, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1756
+1 845-452-5649
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“homemade pasta” (18 reviews)
“agnolotti” (9 reviews)
“duck wings” (9 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Wine Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
135 N Water St, 135 N Water Street, 12601, Poughkeepsie, New York, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1756
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to Nic L Inn many times since I moved to POK 2 years ago and am never disappointed. The excellent service is surpassed only by the delicious menu (wanted to order seconds-and thirds of the mussels!) and a truly outstanding selection of fine...More

Thank cauzneue2017
Lynette D, Owner at Nic L Inn Wine Cellar on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We’re so glad to hear that you have become one of our regulars, and that you shared your experience here on trip advisor! It’s always nice to hear that we’re doing our job to the high standards we hold. We want to please everyone that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a few food fails days before, on my last night in Poughkeepsie I decided to give Nic L Inn a try. WOW! Brilliant the food was great, the house made pasta was perfect and service impeccable. Emily, the server, was great and the owner...More

Thank shawn a
Lynette D, Owner at Nic L Inn Wine Cellar on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

WOW......we’re so glad you fit us in before you left Poughkeepsie! It was so great to meet you and learn where you’re from. We love meeting and greeting new customers, as we love seeing the familiar faces of our regulars. We are known for our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant Bistro. Nice menu selections offering local foods and wine. It is a bit of a hike from the stairwell of the walkway. Access will be easier when elevator is in service.More

Thank Cindy12309
Lynette D, Owner at Nic L Inn Wine Cellar on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We’re happy to hear that you liked our restaurant, and made the hike down from the walkway! It is definitely much easier to get to us on foot from the elevator.........hopefully it will be back in service soon!! Until then,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my mom her for Mothers day. So much more than we expected. Liked the bar area was separated from the dining room. I would eat in either place. Nice menu and wine selection. It was a good thing we had reservations, the place was...More

Thank jodic912566
Lynette D, Owner at Nic L Inn Wine Cellar on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for celebrating Mother’s Day with us! We’re happy that you enjoyed your whole experience. It was very busy, so reservations were much needed as are on the weekends as well, since we are a small restaurant. Now that the weather is nice, we...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

My daughter choose this restaurant destination for a Mother’s Day celebration for myself and her in laws. No brainer in decision, as it was all about the locally sourced farm to table ingredients. We started with the amazing super fresh, shouting Springtime, fiddlehead and morel...More

1  Thank NanNY17_11
Lynette D, Owner at Nic L Inn Wine Cellar on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

First of all, we’re so happy that you decided to celebrate Mother’s Day with US! It was a great day celebrating all of the Moms. Thank you for your feedback to let us know that you enjoyed all of the food and appreciated our farm...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing. It has become our weekly night out. Always look forward to their specials and Dan at the bar makes some amazing artisan drinks. Great spot for lunch or dinner the atmosphere is amazing. Love this place !!!

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Sitting outside on a sunny late afternoon was perfect! Homemade pasta with Bolongnese followed a large delicious chopped salad. My husband had cavetelli with eggplant, sausage and roasted peppers was terrific. Wines by the glass or bottle. Although the Walkway over the Hudson was in...More

1  Thank rzaaaa
Lynette D, Owner at Nic L Inn Wine Cellar on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Spring is finally here so we can utilize our outdoor seating and open all the doors in the dining room to create our open air dining! We love this time of the year as our customers do too. We’re so glad you enjoyed our house...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018

It was our luckily night when we turned the corner and found Nic L Inn. It was amazing! We enjoy high quality food and Nic L Inn delivered by far. My husband enjoyed the filet very much "the best" he'd ever had! I had the...More

Thank Ken S
Lynette D, Owner at Nic L Inn Wine Cellar on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

It was our lucky night when you found us! We are so happy that you came in and thoroughly enjoyed your experience with us. The filet on our spring menu is quite a hit........everyone loves it! We’re glad you enjoyed the pasta special......housemade pasta makes...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018

The Nic L Inn has a beautiful, relaxing environment that is true to bistro roots. It's intimate bar area and dining room are perfect for a romantic date, girls night out or family meal. The service was wonderful, with knowledgeable and attentive wait staff. The...More

1  Thank julepowers
Lynette D, Owner at Nic L Inn Wine Cellar on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback. We want everyone that comes into our establishment to feel welcomed and relaxed, weather its date night, girls night out, or a family meal.......we aim to please everyone! The beet salad and the risotto are part of our...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Wow! What an amazing little diamond in the rough. We found this little gem by word of mouth from a good friend and I’m upset I have not dined here before. Ambiance was amazing, more corks then I have ever seen in my life. They...More

1  Thank Batchno7
Lynette D, Owner at Nic L Inn Wine Cellar on the Hudson, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

WOW! That’s quite a review.........Thank you so much for your feedback and for finding us to dine with. We’re so happy that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience and shared it with everyone.....greatly appreciated. You are right......we do sell a lot of wine here and save...More

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Yes......you can go to our website or u can call 845 452 5649 and we will be glad to accommodate you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 N Water St, 135 N Water Street, 12601, Poughkeepsie, New York, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1756
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: +1 845-452-5649
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Description
Restaurant and wine bar serving house made pasta and other Hudson Valley foods. Featuring scenic views of the Hudson and the Walkway and self serve wine machines as well as eight craft beers on tap, a full bar and thirteen wines by the glass.
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