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Le Express Bistro & Bar

1820 New Hackensack Road, Poughkeepsie, NY
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European
££ - £££
1820 New Hackensack Road, Poughkeepsie, NY
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Reviewed 16 November 2015

I have dined at Le Express on multiple occasions for both dinner and lunch and have never been disappointed. The food is outstanding! Everything I have tried is perfectly prepared and delicious. The biggest challenge is not ordering what you already tried since it was...More

2  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We attended the launch of Hudson Valley Restaurant Week at Le Express. The space is beautiful, and the menu extensive. Everything was delicious, especially the "Hen of the Woods" mushroom appetizer. The shoestring fries with fried sage leaves and rosemary are fantastic. I can't wait...More

1  Thank Kris S
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We ate early, so there were few people in the Restaurant. Very good service, innovative salad, entrees were perfectly cooked and impeccably presented. The staff paid great attention to protecting the dietary needs of one diner. Ambiance: The decorative theme - planes, trains (L'Express -...More

1  Thank mike2733
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Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

I have had the pleasure of dining here twice and can't wait to return for another meal. The beet salad was amazing, as were the fresh oysters and escargot. A hidden gem, this restaurant has great ambience and warmth, with a welcoming service staff and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

This is a really great restaurant, great food and great service but what confuses me is why it's so often empty of customers. I've eaten there 10 times + and have never been disappointed but no matter what day of the week I visit the...More

1  Thank JFC69
Reviewed 3 June 2015

The food was delicious and beautifully presented and both owners took time to chat with us. We will certainly eat there again.

1  Thank mlh1918
Reviewed 30 May 2015

I met a friend for lunch who had suggested Le Express ( I had never heard of it). We had an incredible lunch. The atmosphere is very relaxing and pleasing, the service was very personal, and the food was extremely fresh. Definitely going to try...More

1  Thank diane2484
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

I ventured here alone on a tip from a Vassar professor. Could not have been any better. The beet salad, the chicken liver pate, the trout special. All of it was amazing and I can't wait to return to the Hudson Valley so I can...More

1  Thank Vemoss
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Le Express is the reward for a ten minute drive, eight in an ‘ultimate driving machine’, from Vassar College. Le Express’ lights beckon from a new gentrified shopping area. Entry first impressions are all positive: open, warm, stylish, casual - a happy place. Bar patrons...More

Thank don d
Reviewed 24 December 2014

We really enjoyed our dinner - all the food was well prepared and very good. We had the Hanger steak, Steak Au Poivre, and the pasta special and they were all very good. The staff was very attentive, knowledgeable, and professional. Nice wine list and...More

Thank shark4rae
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 New Hackensack Road, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: 845-849-3565
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