Our favorite spots in the upper Hudson Valley, from Cold Spring to Hudson and lots of towns in between.
June 8, 2023
A buzzy place serving housemade head cheese, a cafe with a noteworthy BEC, and more great bars and restaurants in one of our favorite towns upstate.
Bartlett House is a very pleasant restaurant serving French-ish farm-fresh classics in Ghent.
October 5, 2022
Feast & Floret feels sort of like a curated playground for adults who like Nice Things in Hudson.
Culture Cream serves live probiotic ice creams and sorbets made with kombucha and kefir.
October 3, 2022
Le Perche is perfect for a low-key dinner or drinks, or a brunch on their greenery covered patio.
Savona's Trattoria has multiple locations in the Hudson Valley, but we like the Hudson location for the outdoor patio.
Swoon Kitchenbar is a Hudson mainstay serving satisfying American dishes.
Oak Pizzeria Napoletana only accepts walk-ins but works great for a group dinner.
Verdigris Tea & Chocolate in Hudson is a great spot to have a cup of tea, glass of hot chocolate, or buy some tea-time essentials.
Hudson Food Studio serves excellent Southeast Asian dishes in a casual setting.
If you’re looking for a backyard where you can eat pizza and drink wine, head to The Half Moon on Front Street in Hudson.
Wm. Farmer & Sons is a much-nicer-than-average hotel restaurant in Hudson.
September 29, 2022
Hudson Brewing Company is a dog- and kid-friendly brewery where you should get a flight.
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Backbar is a cocktail bar in Hudson that also serves great Malaysian small plates.
Lil' Deb's Oasis in Hudson feels like a tropical artist retreat with really excellent food.
Grazin' is a good, casual option for lunch or weekend brunch in Hudson.
Pick up cured meat and cheese at Talbott & Arding in Hudson for a picnic.
Cafe Mutton feels like it was made for a rapidly-disappearing version of Hudson. Plus, they serve a great country pâté sandwich.
Rivertown Lodge serves one of our favorite breakfasts in Hudson.
September 28, 2022
Kitty's is a daytime cafe and restaurant directly across from the train station in Hudson.