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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
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“Colonial tavern/restaurant with a wood-burning oven featuring French-Italian meals in cozy rooms. stissinghouse.com”
  • 17 locals recommend
Park
“Just 1/4 mile up toward Stissing Mountain Road is Buttercup Farm Audubon Sanctuary, which has long lovely trails along the path of the historic rail lines.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Just outside of town a couple of miles, Taconic Distillery's tasting room is open on Saturdays. Enjoy locally made spirits and take home a handcrafted bottle of bourbon or rye as a memento. Please call in advance to be sure they are open.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Popular cafe serving breakfast and lunch; uses many locally produced ingredients. pineplainsplatter.com”
  • 10 locals recommend
Food
“Local food market in a beautifully restored yellow farmhouse. bigrockmarketny.com”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
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“At their market cafe, their bakery goods and breakfast food is as good as it gets. Great for a visit following a hike at the Buttercup Audobon Sanctuary. www.reddevonrestaurant.com”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“A short steep hike to a fire tower with an amazing view of the Taconic range and Catskill Mountains. Take the orange trail if you like steep and a good workout. Take the blue trail if you like a more gentle grade. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“A 10-minute drive from the cottage, the park has really nice walking trails and playgrounds for the kids. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Stissing Mountain is a great hike if you're looking for climb! You will be rewarded at the top. Climb up the watch tower for an incredible view clear across Dutchess County. Park in the Thompson Pond Preserve parking lot. The hike took us 90 minutes round trip, with some hanging out time at the top.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“The place to go for wine and liquor. If you're lucky, Max the rescue dog will be there. Check out the wine that the owner makes in honor of Max with Millbrook Winery. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food, dine in our out or sit at the bar. During the Summer months you can play bocci ball in the backyard and enjoy the view of Stissing Mountain!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great little cafe in Pine Plains (after you go for a local hike), and they have a new baker making great pastries.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Family operated, this local chain is open for lunch and dinner - they also have a bar and an extensive margarita menu”
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
  • 2 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Our go-to for pizza and we love the daily dinner specials. Eat in or take out, something for everyone in the family.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Colonial tavern/restaurant with a wood-burning oven featuring French-Italian meals in cozy rooms. stissinghouse.com”
  • 17 locals recommend
Café
“Popular cafe serving breakfast and lunch; uses many locally produced ingredients. pineplainsplatter.com”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
“At their market cafe, their bakery goods and breakfast food is as good as it gets. Great for a visit following a hike at the Buttercup Audobon Sanctuary. www.reddevonrestaurant.com”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food, dine in our out or sit at the bar. During the Summer months you can play bocci ball in the backyard and enjoy the view of Stissing Mountain!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great little cafe in Pine Plains (after you go for a local hike), and they have a new baker making great pastries.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Family operated, this local chain is open for lunch and dinner - they also have a bar and an extensive margarita menu”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Our go-to for pizza and we love the daily dinner specials. Eat in or take out, something for everyone in the family.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Take out or dine in...big portions, delicious food and the fruit & ice smoothies are our daughter's favorite!”
  • 1 local recommends

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