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Tannersville, Hunter Mtn NY?

We are going to be in Haines Falls, nearby are Tannersville, and Hunter. Any recommendations on a casual place for dinner or lunch? We went to the Last Stop For Cheese, which was fine, and we went to Selena's diner, looking for other places to try. Would like something like Chinese or Indian, but couldn't find anything like that except for a take out joint that had to be over 110 degrees inside.

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  1. pancho villas on main st. tannersville is decent

    1. A nice place for dinner is Catskill Seasons Inn. South of Hunter on Rt. 42. Good
      steaks and seafood. you can get burgers in the lounge too.

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      1. re: rmantovano

        is it a suitable place to take well behaved kids 7&8?

      2. In Tannersville, there's Maggies Crooked Cafe for lunch, it's very hippy casual. We also ate at Pancho Villa's, and it was fine. In Phoenicia there's Sweet Sue's which is delicious, but sometimes understaffed. Sweet Sue's specializes in pancakes, but the sandwiches and omelets are great, also. They aren't open for dinner. Also in Phoenicia there's pretty good pizza on the main street.
        If you don't mind a drive, one of my favorite restuarants is Peekamoose, very accommodating of children. http://www.peekamooserestaurant.com/
        And if you end up playing mini golf at Bear Creek Landing, the hamburgers there were recommended to me, but we never tried them. (We enjoyed the miniature golf, though!)

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        1. re: nixienox

          Good pizza in Phoenicia? What is it like? Do you know the name of the place? Thanks!

          1. re: nixienox

            The best pizza for hundreds of miles is in Phoenicia on Main St. right in the middle of town. It is called Brios. Pizza is cooked in a wood fired oven. Make sure to try one of the pizzas with the sesame seeds in the crust. Outstanding. They also sell slices so you can try two or three kinds instead of everyone eating the same pie. It has been the best pizza for at least 15 yrs. Worth the trip.

          2. very good - but close to NYC prices - is Vesuvio's in Hensonville - Red Italian

            1. Tannersville: The Village Bistro is good (I recommend the Weiner schnitzel)
              Windham: Bistro Brie and Bordeaux and Millrock are worthwhile
              Hunter: Absolutely nothing

              Also there is a very interesting place outside Windham called The Hideaway run buy an eccentric German couple (route 10 I think).

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              1. re: fgf

                My friends's husband is from Germany. Can you tell me more about the Hideaway? Is it ok for children? What's the avg meal run? Thanks!

                1. re: michele cindy

                  The Hideaway is on a country road outside of the village of Prattsville on NY rte 23. I have only been there once and the food was solid and German. I do not recall it as being particulalry expensive

                  Here is a link about it


              2. Thanks for the recommendations. We went to Pancho Villas one night. I had the chile rellenos and they were great. A good choice. Another night we went to the Hideaway. Talk about being hidden away! We got lost and ended up following two bikers straight out of Easy Rider as our guides. We were running late (15min), I phoned for more directions, and the owner phoned me back twice to see how close I was! We enjoyed our meal. I liked the herring appetizers, potato pancakes, and the great cucumber salad at the salad bar the most. The other entrees were good, but the apps were superior.

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                1. re: michele cindy

                  Yeah, she's a little nutty. But it's a fun place, like a decorater's time machine.