948 Rt 28, Kingston; 845.340.9800 Hours: Monday – Thursday 9:00am-7:00pm; Friday 9:00 am-8:00pm; Saturday and Sunday 11:am-5:00pm A good place to stop for high-quality prepared food takeout on the way to the house. (or limited, very casual eat-in) – great picnic fare! Also very nice dinner options and fine desserts, and a small gourmet market. If you’re an iced coffee drinker, they make their own coffee iced cubes, which is a nice (and addictive) touch.
3 locations, first 2 are 10 minutes from us
Main bakery & café: 3962 Route 28, Boiceville/845.657.3328
Woodstock café: 22 Mill Hill Rd/845.679.2108;
Rhinebeck café: 45 E. Market St/845.876.3108
Breakfast & lunch.
High-quality ingredients, organic flours, delicious! In addition to all their great breads, their oatmeal is a treat, as are their sandwiches, pastries, brownies, coffees, etc.
Catskill Mountain Pizza
51 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock; 845.679.7969
Lunch and dinner.
Pizza and more (we always get pizza, but we hear everything is pretty good. Even heard good things about the salmon on mixed greens if someone wants a light meal). Eat-in (inside and out, very, very casual), takeout, and the rare delivery!
109 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock; 845.679.9800
Dinner, weekend brunch.
Very nice Contemporary Italian restaurant located in a restored farmhouse on the edge of town with a warm, modern-rustic feel. Focus is on seasonal and local ingredients; menu changes regularly. Summer dining on wraparound porch. Popular place – reservations recommended.
Garden Café on the Green
6 Old Forge Rd, Woodstock; 856.679.3600
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Vegan restaurant with focus on local & organic ingredients, right off Woodstock’s main drag. Highly praised for food, service, ambience.
51 Tinker St, Woodstock; 845.679.5533
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Casual, basic Woodstock mainstay has high-quality, healthy food with Middle Eastern bent. Local, sustainable, seasonal focus. Java lounge upstairs.
337 Washington Avenue, Kingston, New York 12401 (845) 339-1128 or (845) 339-8828
Owner is sushi chef. Every meal we’ve ever had here has been excellent. Sushi rice is perfect and fish is always very fresh. Open 7 days. Open until 10:30pm Fri and Sat. Good stop on the way to the house for take out.
The Little Bear
295 Tinker St, Bearsville; 845.679.8899
Lunch and dinner.
Chinese food; casual and relaxed atmosphere. Also for takeout.
Mountain Gate Indian Restaurant
4 Deming St, Woodstock; 845.679.5100
Indian takeout food (and dine in) Tuesday night Buffet $12.95 all you can eat.
17 Tinker Street, Woodstock; 845.679.5763
Breakfast and lunch.
Nice, modern, bustling brunch restaurant with great food, simple, fresh ingredients, focus on local ingredients, and best coffee in town.
Peekamoose Restaurant & Tap Room
8373 State Route 28, Big Indian; 845.254.6500
Considered another of the top restaurants in the region, set in a restored country farmhouse. Fresh, adventurous local food; usually wild game on the menu. Great beer and wine selection. Tap room offers more casual ambience and tavern menu. Menu changes daily.
5681 Route 28, Phoenicia; 845.688.9957
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Newly opened, best diner ever! Local sourced, fresh breakfast/brunch/ lunch fare. Worth the 15 minute drive west on route 28. Expect to wait for a table on weekends. Closes at 5pm.
1654 Route 212, Saugerties; 845.679.1223.
Internationally inspired bistro fare in a fun, stylish setting. Great cocktails and wine list. Outdoor dining. A favorite in the area. Reservations recommended, especially on summer weekends. Address is Saugerties, but it’s really between Woodstock and Saugerties – 3 miles east of the village of Woodstock.
Yum Yum Noodle Bar
4 Rock City Rd, Woodstock; 845.679.7992
Tiny, casual, inexpensive, yummy, and healthy new noodle place opened by Oriole 9 owners. Dine-in (limited) and take-out.
MARKETS & FARMERS-MARKETS
West Hurley Hannaford Supermarket
295 Rt. 375, West Hurley; 845. 679.8121
At 10 minutes from the house, the closest grocery store.
Sunflower Natural Foods Market
75 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock; 845.679.5361
Great natural foods market. Less than 5 minutes from Hannaford Market, makes a good second stop.
4099 Route 28, Boiceville: 845.657.2695
A good stop if you need to pick up a few things on your way back to the house from Phoenicia or points west. 10 minutes from the house; some organic produce and organic local milk, good for veggies, milk, eggs, meat and the basics.
100 Plaza Rd, Kingston; 845.339.7483
Large supermarket 20 minutes from the house.
217 Tinker St, Woodstock; 845.679.6690
Organic market & juice bar café. Small but great, a little over 10 minutes from the house. Delicious “homemade” prepared foods.
57 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock; 845.679.7917
Butcher. Just over 10 minutes from the house. Great seafood, as well.
Woodstock Farm Festival
6 Maple Lane, Woodstock. Farmer’s marketing and then some. Every Wednesday from 3:30pm until dusk, beginning of June to end of October
Kingston Farmer’s Market
Wall St, Kingston
Open Saturdays from 9am to 2pm, late May through mid-November