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Main Course Restaurant

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175 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1162
+1 845-255-2600
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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132 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant about 5 times in 5 days during a training. The food is fresh and vegetarian friendly. The food is seasoned well and my friend said the chicken was awesome. This restaurant is casual and does not include table service. The line moves quickly. There were beautiful fresh flowers on many of the tables.

Thank IrvineHarley
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I keep going back because I love the food however whenever I go there I feel like the girls that work the register are not very friendly. They always seem to rush you and come off as rude in my opinion. Otherwise I think this is a great place!

1 Thank Kim I
Highland, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a consistently great restaurant. We have been there several times. The meals are tasty and perfectly prepared. The chef is willing to answer any questions, he seeks interesting flavors, and uses local sources. Staff is very willing, helpful, and knowledgeable. We will return again and again!

Thank Ken M
Highland, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

First time visiting Main Course. The restaurant is very clean and well designed. The menu has a good balance and we like that it is farm to table. Prices are fair for the area but not moderate in any way. The food was excellent, it is quite obvious that the chef owner has a great culinary background and knows flavor... More 

Thank lawrence137
Highland, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

this place I love I cant get enough the way they present the food so you an see what you are going to get is greeat

Thank Theresa L
Albany, New York
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255 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

They have good farm to table food. You order at the counter, & when your name is called, you bring your food to a table. This restaurant has a college, coffee shop feel. There are high top tables with table cloths & regular wooden tables. We actually sat at the end of a long table with diners we didn't know... More 

1 Thank fba5
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

You order and pick up at the counter so there is not service BUT the food is as good or better than any place in the area. Bruce, the owner, is hospitable and runs a great restaurant. Great choices for lunch and dinner and the Sunday brunch is also very good.

Thank James H
New Paltz, New York
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This informal restaurant on Main Street but out of the hustle and bustle is known for it's fresh locally sourced food. The servings are generous and satisfying. You come in, pickup a menu and then order. Sometimes the wait can be a bit long when it's busy as all is freshly prepared but worth the wait. Good for couples, family... More 

Thank Avram S
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had lunch with a dear friend we haven't seen for years at this great lunch spot. When she asked me what I wanted to eat she immediately recommended "Main Course". I had a delicious and fresh "choose your own veggies" chopped salad and a bowl of white bean, kale and tomato soup. Yum! I highly recommend this for a... More 

Thank Lightlover108
Long Beach, ca
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My go to place when I get into town at night or when I want to get out of the mainstream Hi Street bustle of new paltz. Never fails to impress. Good atmosphere, great portions. Reasonable price. What more can you ask for.

Thank Bold_Explorer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1162
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: +1 845-255-2600

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