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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

German Restaurant
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“If you are hiking or climbing near the Gunks, get your schnitzel on at this unique German favorite. Guaranteed to be a nice change of pace.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Bistro
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“There is a reason that there's a long line out the door for brunch on weekends - the menu is huge and delicious and all New Paltz'ers love this place. Quintessential!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Very good upscale casual Italian option. Great cocktails, fresh pasta and fantastic bread.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Something for everyone in a funky atmosphere coherent with the area. Gluten free and Vegan options abound ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Wonderful vibe, best place for a burger and fries, excellent veggie options. Cozy but sophisticated atmosphere. Excellent outdoor seating (dogs welcome on patio).”
  • 37 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is a fun, eclectic spot with lots of local history. Stop by for delicious comfort food and drinks right in the heart of High Falls.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Distillery
“Tuthilltown distillery was the first Whiskey distillery in NY since prohibition.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Café
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“A quick 10 minute ride will find you in Gardiner at this popular eatery for breakfast and lunch. There omelets and homemade hash are delicious!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bar
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“Yummy food - for meat-eaters and vegetatiens (Free range tofu wings!). Cozy/classy atmosphere.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Local brewery, menu with lots of choices, fun atmosphere, popular New Paltz destination”
  • 27 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Billiards, a very long beer list, and homey New Paltz vibe make this a great evening spot. This bar has a slightly more alternative feel, compared to P&G's, which is more mainstream. Also family friendly for dinner!”
  • 36 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“This is a great family run German restaurant. It is very close to us - about a 5 minute walk away. There is a large deck off the back that provides an amazing sunset view of the Gunks.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Café
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“Hash is a short drive away and serves up homemade cafe favorites using local and organic ingredients. A good place for a meal or even just a cup of coffee. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“good spot to grab a breakfast wrap or sandwich before a day of hiking. Located in the middle of High Falls.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Vegan delights from baked goods to roasted vegetables and salads made with love! Fresh made juices and smoothies and the most amazing vegan soups!”
  • 27 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Our favorite family restaurant for years with consistent quality. Great Sushi & Dinners Jerry (owner) is a very friendly host. Outdoor seating available. Make a reservation, it gets busy here. hokkaidonewpaltz.com”
  • 18 locals recommend