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I've wanted to dine at one of the restaurants at the CIA for years, but never made it there until... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
East Rockaway, New York
Unique Dining Experience

We tried a month ago to make dinner reservations a month ago for our upcoming trip. The only... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Come and enjoy our award-winning restaurants and cafes, retail stores, and public tours. Learn how CIA students prepare for exciting careers in food. See how everything we do supports our mission of providing the world's best professional culinary...more
1946 Campus Dr, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
+1 845-452-9600
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Upon eager recommendations from friends who live in the area my wife and I stopped at the Apple Pie Bakery Cafe for lunch after visiting the FDR museum. The setting was stunning overlooking the Hudson River however the service was poor to adequate (I did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The good: Beautiful place with magnificent views of the Hudson River The bad: Food is nothing special. Worst bagels ever, They don't know how to make a great cup of coffee, espresso ect. The ugly: Their music that they play. it should be quiet ,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aron a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've wanted to dine at one of the restaurants at the CIA for years, but never made it there until now. The only restaurant that I could get a reservation at was the Post Road Brew House. We had Saturday brunch for $29 per person....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lee369444
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both Bocuse and Medici have lost their quality. Vegetables listed as ingredients are barely to be found on the plate and the artichoke, at least, was inedible. We had had a bad experience at Medici, for which they comped us a dinner. Unfortunately, that was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Judith M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried a month ago to make dinner reservations a month ago for our upcoming trip. The only restaurant available that night was Post Road Brew Pub. We were the last seating of the night. It was such an amazing experience. First, the campus is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lcattau
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We spent the day visiting the FDR complex and finished at the American Bounty restaurant in the CIA. Not sure why there were any negative reviews. The food and wine were excellent and our servers were spot on answering questions and very attentive! Our main...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sonja D
Reviewed November 5, 2018

A tour is available on Friday afternoon and maybe other times. We ate in the Cate ina de Medici Italian Restaurant on a Saturday night. I made the reservation 4 weeks ahead of time. The dinner we attended included an Antipasti Platter. and Ceasar salad...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank beachperson758
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Food was well prepared and looked expectational on the plate, but the students need to work on service.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ReggieCat
Reviewed October 26, 2018

I went to the brew pub expecting good food with mediocre service due to the students learning. Unfortunately the food was overcooked, significantly delayed in coming out and while flavorful, underwhelming. I wonder if going later in the school year means that the cooking and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jess_the_TravelBug
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

The pub where we recently celebrated my wife’s birthday was a dimly decorated place with extremely I repeat extremely expensive food. We were charged 60.00 a person for pub food which was mediocre to say the least. The beers were also OK. The service was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Angelina F
November 4, 2018|
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Response from bearland53 | Reviewed this property |
You can view the menu on line. There is one restaurant that needs a reservation - higher priced. We ate in the tavern - no reservation - smaller & less costly. We had the fried chicken - delicious. They bring a bowl of... More
July 15, 2018|
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Response from phohmann | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking garage that is about 100 feet away from the school building. The parking garage has an elevator. Once you get into the building, you will need to walk to the restaurant which would be another 50-100 feet.
July 6, 2018|
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