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The Artist's Palate

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307 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
+1 845-483-8074
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Albany, New York
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It took almost an hour to get our food (we were told , when we asked, that they wanted to serve all the groups food at the same time. There were 17 of us I think.) The Sweet Potato Shepards Pie was not It seemed like just sweet potatoes over a thing that seemed like a bean salad. And the... More 

Thank cwilliams53
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I rarey venture out to Poughkeepsie. Tonight we made an unfortunate exception. Entering this establishment felt as if we had just entered a restaurant in Soho in N.Y.C. Not only based on its decor, but the price of their food as well....overpriced for this area. The hostess was a highlight for the evening. Offered us a pleasant... More 

Thank Marlene M
North Wildwood, New Jersey
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sophisticated yet casual atmosphere. Even the silverware adds to the ambiance! The service is friendly, attentive and very professional. The food....OUTSTANDING! Several appetizers including tofu, a mixed meat/cheese plate, sides of brussel sprouts, fingerling potatoes, mushrooms; perfect! Entrees of Duck, ahi tuna, a ginger smoked apple soup, pasta with lamb....OMG....every dish was a party of flavor and just as beautiful... More 

Thank kungfuNewJersey
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I have eaten here many times, for business and pleasure, usually lunch but sometimes dinner. There is always a good range of choices from lighter to substantial. The food is consistently great. Servers are attentive and do not hurry patrons along. Bright, airy, and welcoming!

Thank Carolyn P
Hudson River Valley, New York
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Food is always excellent and service it top notch. Creative interior decor highlights local artists work on the walls. Local food sources and seasonal specials are common. Gehry salad is my go to for lunch and the add on salmon is always cooked perfect.

Thank krryan24
Poughkeepsie, New York
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

I believe Artist's Palate does excellent catering, since they provide meals for the higher administrators at my place of employment, but I have been very dissatisfied with my meals there. The first dinner, years ago, for my brother's birthday made me so excited because the menu seemed exciting and the place looked dynamic, but the food was dull and the... More 

Thank robertson2016
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for years. The food is amazing and the service is phenomenal. On this visit I decided to pop the big question and she said yes. Brianna our bartender and server was awesome. The owner Megan came out and congratulated us and gave us complimentary bottle of champagne and dessert . We will definitely be frequenting this... More 

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Hopewell Junction, New York
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This was our second time dining here (the first was during a Hudson Valley Restaurant Week a few years ago), and we wanted to dine at a place near the Bardavon Theatre where we were going to see a movie later that night. We were seated quickly upon arrival, and in a few minutes were greeted by our server, Christine.... More 

Thank tektektek
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Specifically went to Poughkeepsie to try this restaurant and we were not disappointed. Hip modern interior and great food. The fried tofu squares with daikon and carrot slaw was amazing. The four onion soup was one of the best we've had. We were on a mini vacation in the area and had been eating out quite a bit. In comparison... More 

Thank ChristiLexington
Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

It's an impressive looking restaurant when one walks in and it has innovative tableware. However the kale and goat cheese risotto lacked flavor. The duck was better but the Brussels sprout leaves and mushrooms that accompanied it were just OK. The chocolate marquis dessert is a mouse. It was good but not great. For these prices the tastes ought to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: +1 845-483-8074
A 70 seat American-Fusion Restaurant, the only one in the area using truly local ingredients and changes thier menu every two weeks based on the availability of products. Both the beer menu and wine list are extensive and reasonable. As well one of the only restaurants that say if we don't have we will do our best to get it for your reservation.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?