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Il Cena'Colo

228 S Plank Rd, Newburgh, NY 12550-2571
+1 845-564-4494
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“osso bucco” (8 reviews)
“sardines” (5 reviews)
“truffle pasta” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
228 S Plank Rd, Newburgh, NY 12550-2571
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Reviewed 24 May 2015

The food here is among the best in the valley, and the ambiance is very nice, but you get what you pay for. An extraordinarily delicious dinner for two, with wine, can easily cost $250-$300 but it's worth it. The Osso buco here is among...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 14 March 2015

Four of us decided to make Il Cena'Colo our restaurant of choice during Hudson Valley Restaurant week 2015. We made the right choice for sure. From the time we entered the restaurant until we left our waitress was friendly and attentive. Our appetizers were Stuffed...More

Thank joevala
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Sali and his staff are exceptional in their service and Italian cuisine. The 'regular' menu has a lot of choices, but bring a pad and pen, so the staff can tell about the listing of appetizers and entrees, there are a LOT!! Best Oso Bucco...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This restaurant used to be a favorite of ours for many years. The past few years we stopped going due to their annoying specials, literally the wait staff would read off 40 plus specials, like you could remember them all, we would sit there for...More

2  Thank maryfran44
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We went here for our 30th anniversary. it was a Monday night, so we thought the restaurant would be empty. There were actually quite a few tables occupied though there was only one waitress. She was incredible! She spent time at every table going over...More

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 5 January 2015

This place is absolutely great. Best antipasti selections I've ever seen. Including in Italy. We told the waiter to make us a plate and take care of us and boy did he ever. Generous portions, great wine by the glass, relaxed quiet environs. This place...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 28 December 2014

I read a review about this restaurant and agreed with it. I am not a fan of a restaurant that does not honor their reservations. That was several years ago. I decided to give it another try and happy that I did. My guest and...More

Reviewed 6 December 2014

We used to visit this restaurant frequently before their sister restaurant, Cena 2000, opened on the Newburgh waterfront. We stopped going to Cena 2000 because the service was inconsistent, there was always a 20 to 30 minute wait even with a reservation and they ran...More

Thank dayroadie
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Caponata and crunchy Italian bread to start, as a very large, very tasty amuse bouche (or however you say it in Italian). Sizeable list of wonderful appetizers from octopus salad to smoked trout -- all perfectly prepared. Four guests, all delighted with veal shoulder, linguini...More

1  Thank Gourmetgerry
Reviewed 8 November 2014

liked: cozy atmosphere, friendly staff disliked: service seemed disorganized, everybody who worked there served us; waiter didn't know anything about names or locations of wines; food a bit too salty for my taste

Thank Goldberi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 S Plank Rd, Newburgh, NY 12550-2571
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Newburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 845-564-4494
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Since 1988, Il Cenacolo has brought the taste of Northern Italy to the Hudson Valley. Celebrating the simplicity of classic Tuscan cuisine, its menu offers traditional recipes, presented with sophistication and mastery. The finest ingredients are prepared so their flavor shines through. Following Italy's guiding philosophy, every part of the meal is a culinary experience. Of the many notable dishes on the menu, Polletto al limone, Filetto al pepe nero, and Risotto alla pirata are renowned throughout the region.
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