We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

CRAVE Restaurant and Lounge

129 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1813
+1 845-452-3501
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“duck” (14 reviews)
“sorbet” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
129 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1813
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (204)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

On 10/8/2017, my girlfriend & I visited this restaurant after completing the Walk Over the Hudson. It's located at the base of the Walkway on Washington Street. First of all, the air conditioning was greatly appreciated because the day was overcast & super humid for...More

1  Thank PiratePK032014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I heard great things and thought we would try. The quality of the food was very good, although very small portions, so make sure you have something to eat before you go. Also, they only give one small piece of bread and...More

1  Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We booked this restaurant based on the positive reviews and because we wanted a fine dining place. Perhaps because it was mid-week. Perhaps because it was a slow day. Whatever the reason, it was quite forgettable. To be fair, the setting is very pleasant. There...More

Thank Panguin
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This was the nicest brunch we have ever had! It was a beautiful day so we sat outside in what is a really lovely eating area. Food was fantastic, service exceptional. A not to be missed gem right near the walkway across the Hudson. We...More

Thank Believer17
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Really excellent food. Local vegetables and the pasta was amazing! Cute place- good service. On street parking - right under the bridge!

Thank Anne I
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We were lucky to book a table last minute for a busy Saturday summer night — and so glad we did. This place does everything right. The inside has natural charm with dark wood floors, a brick wall with tea lights, white wainscoting and round...More

Thank JoHopper
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I went there for my husband and I anniversary and the meal was incredible. It's a small place but so cozy and elegant. If you looking for great food wonderful people this is the place for you.

Thank Kryst0ne
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Mentioned it was my birthday when I made reservation. Given a great table by window, customized menu saying Happy birthday! Service was exceptional . Wine menu very good at different price points, all reasonable. Scallop appetizer, gnocchi and pasta with lamb sausage and broccoli rabe...More

Thank deedee1951
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Came here for an anniversary dinner and had an incredible meal with outstanding service. Every single staff member went above and beyond to ensure we had a great evening. They added a personal touch and put our names and happy anniversary on the menu with...More

1  Thank Chrissie S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

A visiting friend and I sought out recommendations for local first class restaurants. Crave is not formal, but the quality of food and service are second to none. It's a small place next to the Walkway over the Hudson. We had reservations, and suspect o...More

Thank JBfromTn
Nearby Restaurants
Mill House Brewing Company
545 reviews
.69 km away
Nic L Inn Wine Cellar on the Hudson
185 reviews
.74 km away
Cosimo's Trattoria & Bar
176 reviews
.64 km away
Nearby Attractions
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
1,883 reviews
.24 km away
Bardavon Opera House
87 reviews
.90 km away
Mid-Hudson Children's Museum
116 reviews
.90 km away
Adriance Memorial Library
9 reviews
1.18 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Carol S
15 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Edward K | Property representative |
Yes we have the plenty of gluten free options. All of our food is made in house and the chefs are very accommodating to guests with dietary restrictions.
10 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from kgnbuff | Reviewed this property |
We had a great late lunch. I think the day was a Sunday and the closed the doors for an hr or so until dinner. Maybe 2-3 PM. Menu is a little high but very good. Did not have beer or wine altho other tables around did... More
Rosalie B
4 December 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Kevin C | Reviewed this property |
Eddie Kowalski is the Chef and owner of Crave and Lola's Cafe, which is a lunch cafe right next store. You can read about Eddie on the Crave website. In addition to being an outstanding shef, Eddie is a really nice person.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1813
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: +1 845-452-3501
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing