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New Paltz - Lunch / early dinner with elderly couple

Gastronomos Sep 23, 2013 01:11 PM

Going to New Paltz area with elderly couple. While I enjoy the vibe of New Paltz , these are elderly people who don't drink and aren't into sports. Not "adventurous" people. No sushi or Thai and something simple and easy would be appreciated. I searched here on CH and found Grimaldis, but I thought that maybe something more than a pizza or burgers would be nice. Any suggestions are welcome. Thank you!

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  1. applesauce23 RE: Gastronomos Sep 23, 2013 01:25 PM

    The Village Tearoom (http://www.thevillagetearoom.com/) would probably be your best bet.

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      bob gaj RE: Gastronomos Sep 23, 2013 02:15 PM

      i believe grimaldi's shut down a couple years ago.

      i agree that the tearoom is a good option. if it's a nice afternoon (though weather here is cooling down), you can sit outside.

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        jennbakes37 RE: Gastronomos Sep 23, 2013 02:40 PM

        Grimaldis reopened at the end of August and seem to have expanded their menu....Main Street Bistros menu looks good too - seems to get good reviews online ...

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          Leslie RE: jennbakes37 Sep 23, 2013 04:06 PM

          Main Street Bistro is definitely not the place for an elderly, unadventurous couple. Always a wait for a table. Tables squished together. great breakfast, ok lunch, but they close at sbout 4:00 PM on most days .love it though. Some suggestions-Shea O'Brien's- Irish pub, food is good, comfortable setting. Another suggestion is Mountain Brauhaus, a little out of town, out on rte. 299. Great German food with other choices, too. A fun place is P&Gs, another bar with a reputation as a biker bar, but actually very family oriented with a large elderly customer base during lunch and dinner hours, except for Friday dinner/happy hour. . It can get noisy, but is fine for lunch and early dinner. Check out their online menu, plus they have good specials.

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            bob gaj RE: jennbakes37 Sep 23, 2013 04:15 PM

            thanks for that update jenn!

          2. Gastronomos RE: Gastronomos Sep 30, 2013 09:23 AM

            Thanks for all the rec's!

            Grimaldis it was. And Grimaldis has the most flavorless pizza I have ever encountered. Ever.

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