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Cayote Flaco – Claverack NY, 6032 NY-9H

Cayote Flaco is a nice home style Mexican place with authentic, normal priced food.  An easy setting which makes it easy to focus on the food. 15 minutes from the motel. “The only Mexican Restaurant in the area worth going … Continue reading

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Mexican Radio ~ Hudson NY, 537 Warren Street

Where Mexico meets “high end”.  First class kitchen… lots’ of pride here. 20 minutes from the motel, kid friendly, costs a bit more than the average Mexican restaurant, reservations recommended on holidays and weekends.  518.828.7770 Guests comments include: “share the margaritas!”, … Continue reading

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Baba Louies’ ~ Great Barrington, 286 Main Street

Organic pizza and MORE.  Also a great location in Hudson. 20 minutes from the motel, kid friendly, inexpensive, reservations on weekends and holidays.  413.528.8100 / 518.751.2155 Guests comments include: “Steele like’s the Dawn’s delight salad with gorgonzola, pears, dried cranberries, … Continue reading

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Castle Street Cafe ~ Great Barrington MA, 10 Castle Street

Good old American food, except there is a pretty good chef in the kitchen.  Perfect for that dinner and a movie (specials on Monday nights). 20 minutes from the motel, easy on the wallet, kid friendly, reservations weekends and holidays.  413.528.5244 Guests … Continue reading

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Xicohtencatl ~ Great Barrington MA, 55 Stockbridge Road

Okay, I still can’t say it the same twice, but it is the good, old fashioned Mexican Restaurant that one can still afford to eat in… and the guests like it. 20 minutes from the motel, affordable, kid friendly, reservations … Continue reading

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Blue Plate ~ Chatham NY, 1 Kinderhook Street

Where country living meets Monet.  Light, cheerful and great hearty food. 20 minutes from the motel, not expensive, but not cheap; kid friendly – they do not typically take reservations, but call anyway if you want to fit in the … Continue reading

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Local 111 ~ Philmont NY, 111 Main Street

Opened as the best new restaurant in the entire Hudson Valley; features local foods with a professional chef (not just a cook). 15 minutes from motel; kid friendly, excellent prices for the quality (not cheap), reservations recommended.  518.672.7801 Guests comments … Continue reading

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Riverview Cafe ~ Stuyvesant NY, 48 Riverview Street

WOW, okay… food is nice deli style; very good.  But brown-bag-it and walk across the way, sit on the benches and gaze over the Hudson River.  You are RIGHT ON IT. 35 minutes from the motel, worth the trip (perfect … Continue reading

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Red Dot ~ Hudson NY, 321 Warren Street

Seems like the one that has lasted the longest in Hudson.  Always a favorite. 20 minutes from the motel; prices a bit high, but reasonable, kids okay (tell them when you book), reservations recommended on weekends and holidays.  518.828.3657 Guests … Continue reading

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Old Mill ***** ~ Egremont NY, 53 Main Street (Rt. 23)

TOP RATED BY GUESTS A Boston tradition.  For some reason, it is a secret in New York, but patrons come all the way to Boston, stay at the Silvanus, eat at the Old Mill, and then go home???  Boston? 7 … Continue reading

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