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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 include: “cost wayless than it was worth”, “It is a renovated gas station!”, “Not as good as when it opened”, “Big focus on fresh, local foods prepared RIGHT, we’ll go back”.
Open Wednesday through Sunday, 8 a.m. till noon; and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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 minutes from the motel, pricey, they do not take reservations for parties less than five (great for last minute plans), 413.528.1421
Guest comments include: “We come in from Boston just to eat here; we stay with you so we can afford it”; “Roast Rack of Lamb, mint pesto, ratatouille & polenta cake; eternal bliss”. “Great people watching, first rate.”
Open daily 5 – 9:30 p.m., closed Mondays.
Mt. Washington House ~ this historic structure was built in 1881 and is currently preserved by Kelly whose attention to detail is bringing the old dame back to life.
Just a minute from the motel; reasonably priced, childrens menu, 518.325.4631
Guests comments include: “They have pool tables!”, “Very clean and an incredible change from just a few years ago”, “love the old building, DISCO fries were great”. “Pool tables great, regular bar feel, but they allow kids”.
Open 7 days a wee; Sunday to Wednesday, opens at 4 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday, 11:30 a.m. Restaurant only open from Wednesday to Sunday.
Taconic Waysid Inn, Restaurant & Tavern – just down the road Bash Bish Falls and Taconic State Park; the vintage little resort is from an era long past; a treasure – now a loved local eating spot.
5 minutes from the motel; reasonable prices, super kid friendly, reservations for weekends and holidays. 518-329-4401
Guests comments include: “We love to eat meat when visiting the country and the Wayside knows how to buy good meat”, “nothing fancy, but the kids love the chicken wings”, “good, country fresh food”. “Wonderful old building”.
Tavern open Tuesday – Sunday, 5 – 9 p.m., main restaurant open weekends.
Swiss Hutte ~ Close, comfortable, flawless dinning… professional, consistent, relaxed dinning experience.
2 minutes from motel; expensive, but reasonable, kid friendly, reservations best for weekends and holidays.
Guest comments include: “A regular spot for us when we visit each year, dependable service and quality”, “wonderful views of Catamount”, “We always go, but sometimes the service isn’t very good”, ”We like to stay in their lodging when we can’t get into the Silvanus Lodge – their rooms are bigger!”.
Lunch Thursday – Saturday; Dinner 5-9 p.m. Wednesday – Sunday.
John Andrew’s without question is the guest’s choice. JA’s is a destination by itself, and event, and experience.
5 minutes from motel; pricey, but worth every penny, kid friendly. Reservations best for holidays and weekends. 413-528-3469
Guests comments include: “We come here for John Andrew’s. Dan, the chef, is one of our favorites”. “JA is the whole package… a wonderful restaurant lost somewhere in the woods”. “Steele, that is a GOOD looking picture of the chef!?”, ”We come for nothing else… the night we eat at JA’s, we plan for nothing else”.
Dinner nightly 5pm; Closed Wednesdays