5 must-eat Hudson Valley delicacies

Taste the best the Hudson Valley has to offer.

Looking for something delectable that you have never tasted before? Give these 5 must-eat delicacies a taste. Made with fresh ingredients and surrounded by a casual atmosphere, these treats can't be beat.

1. Brandenburg Bakery

66 Main Street, Livingston Manor. 845-439-0200;
This cozy family owned shop is full of homemade treats. If you are looking for something sweet, a fruit filled danish or turnover is sure to hit the spot. They make their breads traditionally and shape the loaves by hand. Try the heavy German Rye or a flaky butter croissant.

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2. Commodore Chocolatier
482 Broadway, Newburgh. 845-561-3960; Commodore Chocolatier
Located in the heart of the city of Newburgh, Commodore Chocolatier has been providing delectable sweets for over 80 years. They serve up holiday classics like ribbon candy at Christmas, heart shaped boxes on Valentine’s Day, bunnies at Easter and more. Mouthwatering chocolates and chocolate covered strawberries are just a few of my favorites from this family owned business.

3. Sushi Village
1545 Rte. 52, Fishkill. 845-765-8808; SushiVillageRestaurant.com
Sushi Village has been recognized for its outstanding Japanese cuisine. This casual dining experience offers tasty, fresh seafood from a friendly staff. They have tons of classic rolls, crispy tempura options, and adventurous specialty rolls, all at a reasonable price. This is the place to go for all your sushi cravings. 

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4. Main Street Bistro
59 Main Street, New Paltz. 845-255-7766; MainStreetBistro.com
Specializing in eclectic American and vegetarian cuisine, this casual bistro has been a New Paltz icon for over 20 years. Their breakfast options are award winning, receiving the Best Breakfast award from Best of Hudson Valley in 2015. Frittata skillets and the breakfast stir fry are a few of my favorites. Main Street Bistro is full of affordable and delicious options, perfect for a family meal together.

5. Iron Café
59 Clinton Street, Montgomery. 845-457-4766; IronCafe.Weebly.com
Located in historic downtown Montgomery, this cozy café serves up delightful breakfast and lunch options daily. Try the Trevi wrap, made with sausage and peppers, mozzarella, basil, and balsamic for a real treat. Many of their ingredients are locally sourced and come from Orange County farms. Order a fresh fruit smoothie to wash it all down.