After you've booked a room at a Kinderhook inn and you will probably be wondering what kind of cuisine is available at the local eateries. It's great news for you that there are so many trendy spots because this is a weekend paradise for Manhattanites. There will be many different options for fine dining, whether you are looking for ethnic fare or pure Americana. We will have all the information you need to pick the best restaurants in the area while staying at a Kinderhook bed & breakfast. Here are our favorite picks for your discerning palate and purse.
Lippera's at the Chatham House
29 Hudson Avenue, Chatham, NY 12037
Phone: (518) 392-6600
This award-winning restaurant located in nearby Chatham serves up fine continental fare in an historic hotel setting. With a top Zagat rating, visitors will enjoy the freshest in seafood and seasonal vegetables as well as superb local beef. The décor is rich and intimate at the same time. Among the many specialties is the rich, bone-In beef short ribs, a signature dish for the restaurant. The entrees are moderately priced in terms of the overall quality of the food as are the wines.
12005 State Route 9W
West Coxsackie, NY 12192
Phone: (518) 731-8151
In nearby West Coxsackie, you can have a chance to dine on the best of local fare while not spending a fortune. This rare find has been existence since 1954, serving up quality seafood with an Italian flair and a great ambience. The many specialties that Red's has developed over the years include: tempting shellfish linguine shrimp Newberg and a terrific crab and lobster combo. Should you not be in the mood for seafood, Red's also prepares fine steaks and chicken dishes too and the extensive wine list ensures a balanced palette.
47 Railroad St
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Phone (413) 528-7767
Just a few miles east of Kinderhook, Pearl's Restaurant offers an eclectic blend of haute cuisine and a sophisticated ambience for those with a deep purse, and a love for great dishes and wines. Dine on filet mignon or rack of lamb while enjoying the upscale bamboo floors and mahogany walls and leather seating. For fish lovers there's ahi tuna and wild salmon. For those who want a bit less, Pearl's also offers bar specials, including hamburgers and, best of all, lobster rolls, all within a short distance of a Kinderhook b&b.
Osaka Japanese Restaurant
Tivoli, NY 12583
For a change of pace, try this upscale Japanese restaurant that offers a full line of sushi and sashimi. With an excellent rating from Zagat, you won't go wrong at this intimate restaurant with just the right touches to provide a quiet and nourishing atmosphere, just miles from Kinderhook. The moderately priced eatery prides itself on its artful preparations of rolls and also offers tempura. Spicy scallop roll and Geisha roll are among its specialties.
333 Warren St
Hudson, NY 12534
Phone: (518) 822-0005
This is an authentic Italian restaurant and one of the best in the Hudson Valley area. With its classical ambience, pasta, seafood, gnocchi and other Italian specialties are served with grace and flair by finely trained waiters. The wine list is impeccable as well. This surprisingly moderately priced restaurant also offers panini for lunch with an enormous number of pastas for dinner. The owners, who are Italian, greet diners with great hospitality and a commitment to excellence in food.