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Beech Tree

1 Collegeview Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-2485
+1 845-471-7279
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hanger steak” (8 reviews)
“calamari” (8 reviews)
“fish cakes” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar
££ - £££
1 Collegeview Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-2485
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice restaurant near Vassar College. They offer a variety of food. Wait staff is attentive and friendly. They also have some unique pub drinks.

Thank SandersonClan5
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We planned early dinner at Beach tree while visiting Vassar with our son who decided today to matriculate here! I had a really great hanger steak! Calamari was very good as an appetizer. My daughter had a chicken guacamole sandwich which was kind of small,...More

Thank Steambush
Reviewed 27 February 2018

A great spot across from the College in the heart of the town. The food, service and atmosphere are excellent. It is very eclectic and vibrant. I wise choice for a few drinks and dinner.

Thank Johnny B
Reviewed 15 January 2018

I've been there a few times for lunch. I like the food, and especially the sweet orange bbq chicken dish. Nice atmosphere too.

Thank Jeffrey_M_K
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

It's small, but well decorated and comfortable. They squeezed in a lot of tables for the space, so the wait wasn't too bad. Food is very good, although the menu isn't extensive. A great option for a comfortable dinner

Thank shark4rae
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were there on a Sturday before a concert at Vassar College. Four adults and 2 teenaged grandchildren able to make good choices. It was a small menu but everything sounded tasty. It everything we ordered was tasty, perfectly done.

Thank herbelman
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This has become our "don't feel like cooking, let's treat ourselves" spot over the course of the last two years. It's a cozy spot across the street from Vassar College, with diners sharing space with bar customers. Although sometimes the noise level gets a bit...More

Thank Leslie W
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Nothing fancy, plenty of Vassar College-ites, really good food at reasonable prices. There's also a bar, an asset.

Thank RadioKaren
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I will start by admitting that this review is prejudiced, because I am a long time Poughkeepsie resident and this is absolutely my favorite restaurant. It is really a pub which also happens to serve some first class food. It's small and unpretentious, but tends...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We stopped in for lunch recently from out of town and were really wowed by the specials for the day. The waitress was fantastic and the food was terrific. Both the fish cakes and smoked beef with black eyed peas specials were really stand outs....More

Thank Traveler307804
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Mary T
6 June 2017|
Response from Patrick D | Reviewed this property |
The Beech Tree is about 2.5 miles from the Cuneen-Hackett Arts Center. It is on Collegeview Avenue, which borders the North side of the Vassar College Campus. It can be reached from Cuneen-Hackett by taking either Main... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Collegeview Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-2485
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: +1 845-471-7279
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