POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Whether it’s a special occasion or simply a lazy Sunday, nothing beats the prized weekend ritual known as brunch. Where else, after all, can you pair gooey pastries and towering Benedicts with endless flutes of mimosas?
Who Has The Best Brunch in Dutchess County?
Beacon Falls Cafe, Beacon
McKinney & Doyle, Pawling
Shadows On the Hudson, Poughkeepsie
Three nominees are in the running for the “DVlicious best in Dutchess,” each of which is being profiled this week. What follows are some tasty morsels to chew on, giving you food for thought before you click on your favorite.
Keep in mind you can vote multiple times, albeit once per day. Voting ends 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 29th.
Why Go: Served buffet-style, the food is fresh, plentiful -- and the price is right. Stock up on pastries, fruit, eggs, home fries, sausages, penne a la vodka, chicken marsala, and chef’s specials. Or choose from the omelette bar, carving station, or waffle maker.
Worth Waking Up For : The view. This sprawling space, with indoor and outdoor dining, has standout vistas of the Mid-Hudson Bridge. Plus, there's a nice serpentine bar where you mojitos, cosmos, mimosas and Bellinis are made to order.
When: Sundays, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Holidays, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Prix Fixe? Yes. $17.95 per person will get you the standard selection of scrambled eggs, sausage, and waffles, etc. On special holidays, such as Easter or Father’s Day, the price goes up to $22.95. Kids 12 and under eat for $9.95. Drinks are not included.