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Top Ten Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free Friendly Eateries!

Enjoy the bounty of the Hudson Valley at these varied dining establishments.

  1. Plantae
    The fare at Plantae is completely plant based, with many dishes featuring organic and locally sourced product. Each dish is crafted by hand and cooked individually to order. High end artisanal cashew and macadamia cheeses are incorporated into many dishes such as New Orleans favorite Muffuletta and a perfectly melted Mac & Cheese! Tivoli (845)757-2200. www.plantaetivoli.com

  2. All Shook Up
    All Shook Up is more than just a juice bar. Paninis, soups and salads are also on the menu and offer fun selection of vegetarian and vegan options. Try the “Earth Angel”, a portabella mushroom, zucchini and red pepper panini, or the “Silhouette” or “Little Egypt” paninis, both with fresh veggies, olive tapenade and other yummy goodies. Poughkeepsie (845)485-1955. www.allshookupcafe.squarespace.com

  3. Saigon Pho
    Enjoy the deliciousness of an authentic Vietnamese noodle bar. They offer numerous vegetarian and gluten free options in their Pho, noodle and rice dishes. Try a bubble tea or Thai iced tea, or indulge in a smoothie or Vietnamese dessert! Wappingers Falls (845)765-2100. www.saigonphovn.com

  4. Gigi Trattoria
    With a cozy atmosphere and locally grown ingredients in every dish, Gigi is a great option for fresh Italian cuisine. Tasty flatbread pizzas and the variety of salads are vegetarian favorites here. Rhinebeck (845)876-1007. www.gigitrattoria.com

  5. Twisted Soul
    Inspirational and influential street food under $10 in Poughkeepsie! Select from dumplings, Columbian style Arepas, Argentinean Empanadas, Bahn Mi, noodle bowls, and more. Their specialty salads are far from boring, with interesting combinations such as The Brazilian, topped with Brazilian nuts, toasted coconut, black eyed peas, dried pineapple, green onions and Acai vinaigrette. Poughkeepsie (845)454-2770. www.tristedsoulconcepts.com

  6. Red Hook Curry House
    When looking for great Indian food at affordable prices, Red Hook Curry House is the place to go. The numerous nondairy choices leave vegetarians with plenty of options to enjoy. Red Hook (845)758-2666. www.redhookcurryhouse.com

  7. BC Kitchen
    An upscale café whose walls are covered with local art, BC Kitchen serves up unique dishes with fresh ingredients. Catering to the local Vassar College community, a number of vegetarian options grace the menu. Try the Avocado Cheddar sandwich or the Quinoa Burger as a filling lunch or dinner option. Poughkeepsie (845)485-8411. www.bckitchenbar.com

  8. Sukhothai
    The classic Thai cuisine at Sukhothai is perfect for vegetarians and omnivores alike. Any dish is spiced to taste on a scale of 1-5 for hotness. Beacon (845)790-5375. www.sukhothainy.com

  9. Homespun Foods
    Open for breakfast and lunch, Homespun Foods offers fresh and delicious fare including traditional and gluten free pastries available daily. Vegetarians will enjoy the Cheddar & Chuney sandwich or the Middle Eastern pita, plus a selection of salads and mixed platters. Beacon (845)831-5096. www.homespunfoods.com

  10. 52 Main
    Located in eastern Dutchess County, 52 Main offers numerous vegetarian Tapas options in Millerton. For starters, you can build your own appetizer board with pickled and roasted vegetables and cheeses. Tapas include Cauliflower Steaks, Truffled Chick Peas, and Mushroom Bocadillo. Paella is also available with roasted mushrooms and cauliflower as add ins. Millerton (518)789-0252. www.52main.com

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