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“Excellent flavors and creative quality” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Gold Fox Restaurant - CLOSED

Gold Fox Restaurant
Price range: US$4 - US$28
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: The Gold Fox Restaurant offers an array of delicious American Cuisine prepared daily by our Chef with options for everyone. The dinning area is a historic, quiet home-style setting. Completely separate from the dinning room is our popular pub, offering our full menu, live entertainment and 7 tv's showing the latest sports events. We also cater parties up to 130 people in our spacious banquet room with private bar and dance floor.
Minneapolis, MN
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68 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Excellent flavors and creative quality”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2013

The Gold Fox is a blend of being an historic inn with old wood, stone, low ceilings, and small interconnected rooms, along with some areas built more recently. We were there for a meal for those of us who'd attended a nearby funeral so some of my comments come by way of the family holding the funeral, who dealt with the Gold Fox staff. In short: quality, creative food, and a wonderful staff that was flexible in helping the out-of-town family arrange the meal long-distance, so that when the services were over, everything was ready.

The family members told me that it was hard, especially from a distance, to find a place that had private rooms, especially small ones that would hold about 12 people. They had made several calls to area restaurants, noting that those in New Paltz had a real attitude about holding such an event; guess it wasn't "up" enough, eh?, so they were told "We don't make reservations." And several had only big rooms and charged hundreds of dollars for the space. So the flexible attitude of the people at the Gold Fox was amazing to them. That alone set the right tone. And no room fee for the charming, historical little room we used.

The family had selected 2-3 trays of wraps and small sandwiches. They told me there were so many types to pick from that they had a hard time choosing. They picked a BLT type wrap, a chicken salad-walnut-cranberry wrap, Asian veggie wrap and meatball panini for the kitchen to make up several of each. The flavors were fresh and phenomenal.

The Gold Fox, at least at that time in May, did not offer potato salad or macaroni salad, but instead served various green salads that were fabulous. They served pitchers of lemonade and iced tea. They chose tiramisu and a torte for the dessert choices, to go with coffee and tea, and they were both scrumptious.

Our server was attentive without being intrusive. We had her turn on the overhead fan when it got a bit stuffy with the humidity, and she was gracious in making sure we were comfortable.

There's a separate bar area, and they seem to specialize in martinis. There's a big menu of many other items.

On behalf of the family, I would say TRY this place if only to support a decent business that knows how to take care of a hurting, out of town family by just being EXCELLENT at what they do! I can't wait to be in the area again and see what else I can try off the Gold Fox menu.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • English first
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English first
Gardiner, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Decent local pub, average restaurant”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2012

The "Fox" is a fairly convivial local pub, with multiple TV screens showing whatever sports are on, a number of regulars who are friendly enough and a decent though unexceptional selection of beers.

The restaurant is average in quality, with outdated decor that looks tired. I have never seen it very busy. Hoever, if you want simple food, such as burgers, at a decent price with decent quality, the Fox is a good bet. The wait staff is freindly and attentive and the experience is pleasant. There is one thing to look for while there - the owner's homemade deserts, such as his pumpkin pie or cheesecake. There were incredibly good!

Visited October 2012
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A great job”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2012 via mobile

We had beef brisket with mushroom sauce. Meal was very tasty. Everything was served in a respectable time frame. Decor was warm. Waitress was very nice as well as knowledgeable.

I would certainly recommend it.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Sportbikesteve
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new york
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Waiters are very entertaining and the pizza was amazing!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2012

It is a local restaurant with great one person pizza's with various toppings. Crispy crust and well prepared. The service was great and the waiter's were very entertaining. it was a fun ecperience with good food. We sat in a corner table- private and great place to sit with another couple.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank junec51
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79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Great Place, Very Friendly Staff”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2012

We have been going to the Gardnier area on and off for the last six months. I don't know how many times we passed the Gold Fox, but on this trip we decided to stop for a Friday night dinner. We had a few drinks at the bar for Happy Hour, bartenders were very friendly and not very crowded. By the time we left about 9pm, the bar was packed telling you that it is a great place.

After the end of Happy Hour we got a table in the front of the restaurant for dinner. The servers were all very friendly. The menu has a large selection with many great choices. I had the Zupa de Pesce and wow what a GREAT meal. Plenty of food and home-made bread.

We will be back in the Gardiner area in a two weeks. I already know where and what I will be eating on Friday night.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Gcloss
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