4 Grinnell Street PO Box 292 Rhinecliff, NY 12574 . t: 845.876.0590 . f: 845.876.0690 . info@therhinecliff.com
Restuarant Reviews
Here's what our guests and vistors have to say.
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Rich
After a nice Sunday drive we stopped at the Rhinecliff Hotel for dinner. The room was warm and inviting. We sat near the fireplace which was at a good temp. They offered a bourbon specialty drink which was great. The cheese sampler and soup came next. The food presentation and quality was only a precursor to what was to come. Main course of rib eye cooked perfect and fish and chips with light crisp batter did not disappoint. Coffee served in a French press only added to a special meal. the staff was attentive and paced the meal well.
Rich

J
We met family for brunch at this historic hotel set right on the Hudson River in Rhinecliff, NY. It offered a diverse brunch / lunch menu with delicious food. Unfortunately it was a cloudy, damp and rainy day so we could not fully appreciate the beautiful outdoor patio overlook the river. There was a live band playing music - a nice touch especially during the lunch / brunch serving period. We had a wonderful time and look forward to returning to this unique and historic hotel restaurant!
J

Betty
Hi, Just wanted to say it was our first time to your inn and wanted to tell you how nice our visit was...Sunday was a beautiful day (rare-no rain!). We had the "Halibut Hash W/Mushroom & Sherry Sauce..it was so good. I had the cherry shortcake, don't think I have ever tasted anything so good, the biscuit was so light... Wondered if you would share the hash recipe...Whenever I make anything with fish, salmon cakes, etc. they taste so fishy....you would hardly have know it was fish in that croquette. We certainly plan on coming back for some of your other special dishes. Thanks for a delightful evening on the river. \
Betty

Patricia
What a wonderful St Patrick's Day! The entertainment was fantastic and the food was wonderful. The waiters and waitresses were very nice and helpful. The dancers stayed with it very smoothly. Jonathan Kruk could talk all night, yes? Jeremy Freeman could play those pipes, huh! It was a very enjoyable night. I look forward to other events you may have.
Patricia

T
The Rhinecliff has a warm and inviting atmosphere and staff, and a great location on the waterfront near the train station. The food is delicious -- I've eaten there for breakfast (sitting and to go), lunch, and dinner -- and they've expanded their vegetarian/vegan options with some really good dishes. The chef changes the menu seasonally and they make an effort to use local ingredients. We love it for the fireplace and cozy elegant-pub feeling in the winter, and sitting outside in the summer.
T

Craig
Thank you very much for a fantastic evening of music, dancing and dining this past Saturday. I forget the official name of the event (the champagne party!), but, my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the occasion! My wife loves opportunities to dress up and dance, as do I. However, as Tivoli residents, typically to enjoy this type of evening out we have to travel at least 2 hours to NYC, Saratoga, or the Crooked Lake Hotel in Averill Park, New York, (in past times) because there is a shortage of such events in our immediate vicinity of the mid-Hudson Valley. Yet you have this beautifully renovated hotel – it’s gorgeous, right on the Hudson River with fantastic views, and you willingly provide fine events for the general public. Add to this the fact that you are a “stones throw” from our home, and well, it’s great! (yippee!)
Your hospitality and good planning made for a fantastic evening, good food – a buffet table, champagne, a live band upstairs, a DJ downstairs and simply a fun evening. Everyone was dressed so sharp (black tie & flapper) My wife and I hope you will continue to provide such nice events there at your hotel. Again, all the best!
Craig

Marge and Erwin
"Thanksgiving Lunch." First, a comment regarding "Truth In Advertising" as it relates to your "lunch" statement in your ad. There is no way that meal can be considered a lunch! There was so much food that our table was completely covered with serving dishes. Second, not only were the portions more than enough, the food was excellent from the appetizers to the dessert (the gingered pear-cranberry tart was especially superb). Our compliments to not only the chef but to the dining room personnel and the servers - our reservation was for the 2:15pm serving; we were seated at 2:15 exactly having waited just minutes at the bar where the bartender served us the mulled wine. Incidentally, the last time I was served at the bar in the Rhinecliff was one of the Irish "jam sessions" on a Sunday many years ago. We used to enjoy those sessions and the place would swing to the point where I feared for our safety thinking the exposed pipes would collapse from the wall! What a renovation! Thank you for restoring the Rhinecliff to its present state - a fantastic job! May you all have much success in this venture! Again, great food, great service, fair price, nice people....a combination that will bring us back to the Rhinecliff!
Marge and Erwin

Julie Ann
To begin, the rooms were very nicely put together. I had a chance to look into a couple of the different suites and each had its charm and style. The rustic look was fitting the location with the luxury of a fantastic bed, large TV, bubble tub, and otherwise spacious bath facilities. The dinner only raised the bar more with great staff and very excellent food. The pork was cooked to perfection as were the sides that had imagination and flare. To end what was considered a great evening, we socialized in the downstairs bar where we enjoyed the live entertainment. The bar staff was excellent, we were made to feel as though we were long time patrons that are recognized at the door. In conclusion, and with several others concurring, the C&A holiday/post holiday party at the Rhinecliff Hotel was the best that has ever been in our history. P.S. my wife would like to know where we can get a mattress like the ones at the hotel as it was one of the most restful night sleep the two of us has had in a long time.
Julie Ann

Jason & Jamie
Thanks again for all your help in planning our special day. We appreciated your attention to detail and your quick responses to all of our questions and concerns. Thanks again for your help!
Jason & Jamie