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adorno Oct 12, 2010 12:29 PM

Going to Cold Spring this weekend. Evening dining will be Le Bouchon and C's Tuscan Grill. (These were selected by others and are unchangeable.)

At lunch, I need something in town (I won't have a car) and good for one person. I don't need elegant (but I'd like more than cold sandwiches or salads) and I will probably be reading at lunch so I need a place that won't look askance at that.

Thanks.

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    corky RE: adorno Oct 14, 2010 06:42 AM

    great dinner choices...maybe hudson house for lunch...they have a small deck right on the river where you can read to your hearts content...but view will distract you!

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      adorno RE: corky Oct 14, 2010 02:07 PM

      I'm actually staying at the Hudson House so it's maybe a good idea to check out their cuisine. How is the Depot restaurant in the old railway depot?

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        ronhall51 RE: adorno Oct 14, 2010 10:49 PM

        What ever you do dont step foot in the railway depot.There is a tuscan place and a french place across from it.Both very good and lightyears better then railroad depot. unless your a biker of course:)

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          corky RE: ronhall51 Oct 15, 2010 04:20 AM

          even ron knows of cathryns and bouchon(if not by name)...and he's right about the depot)

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            adorno RE: ronhall51 Oct 15, 2010 12:37 PM

            Any other ideas, though? The two places you mention are the ones I'm already set to go to for dinner.

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        ronhall51 RE: adorno Oct 15, 2010 02:26 PM

        riverview restaurant basically on the hudson if you dont count the parking lot:) theres also a homey one waitress diner type next to the bed and breakfast only problem is lunch can turn into dinner there:)

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          ktaushea RE: adorno Jan 14, 2012 06:49 PM

          The Foundry Cafe is my favorite, despite the sketchy service. Try the rice and lentil burgers. They are crispy and come with a big salad and apple sauce. They serve a great breakfast too. Oatmeal with the works or omelets.

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            JustAFoodDood RE: adorno Feb 19, 2012 06:35 PM

            Lot of solid options, even better if you have a car (which I know you don't). The Depot is mediocre, not bad, but nothing special, the Foundry is good but the service/wait is awful. I'd say Hudson Hil's is a solid choice, I also am a fan of Whistling Willies burgers at the top of the hill. Riverview is more of a dinner choice, but the food is good and the view (as the name says) is impressive.

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