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Sep 4, 2004 08:55 PM

The Main Course in New Paltz?

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Anyone been here recently, I stayed in New Paltz several years ago, and had several outstanding meals here...was thinking of taking a trip to this area, am wondering if the place is still good?

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  1. Yep, it's still very good.

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    1. re: Betsy

      This place to become very average- There are so many new places in and around New Paltz that are so much better. WEnt in the other night- They send out my wild stripe bass undercooked and with this green tea pasta that was just a gummy mess. This is not a one time occurrence- I have given them three chances because I WANT them to be good. But time for me to move on.

    2. I've found the Main Course's attempts to dabble in so many cuisines to be clumsy and have therefore become reluctant to pay for their missteps. Assuming I'm in the minority and have simply ordered badly and often here, can anyone recommend a favorite dish -- something reliably good? Thanks!

      ***New Paltz dining news...

      I'm told that Ristorante Locust Tree is closed for good rather than renovating. Can anyone corroborate this? ...

      Taste of New Paltz will be Sunday Sept 12 at the Ulster County Fairgrounds ...

      Here's some exciting news: The Village Tearoom opens Tuesday (day after Labor Day). Soup and sandwich lunch menu along with $25 3-course fixed-price "country suppers" featuring seasonal ingredients. They're trying an interesting gambit, offering just one main dish each night with a vegeterian option. Located across from Village Hall on Plattekill Ave. (near Starbucks). Field report to follow! ...


      1. I hear they have a new chef & he is supposed to be very good. I will give it another try!

        1. We just had a wonderful dinner at the Main Course. The duck was excellent. Service was outstanding and the prices did not make us gasp. The ambience, admittedly, is more luncheon than evening. I will always try to include the Main Course when visiting New Paltz.