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Top 10 Best Places for Brunch in Dutchess County

Who doesn’t love a good weekend brunch! To help you navigate the incredible food scene in Dutchess County, we compiled a list of the perfect places to gather and savor the best brunch dishes.

The Amsterdam

6380 Mill St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Phone: (845) 516-5033 

Located in an historic 1798 Dutch townhouse in the trendy Village of Rhinebeck, The Amsterdam offers elevated farm-to-table brunch specialties. From the classics to the delicious in-house made pastries and more, it will have your mouth watering with flavor and satisfaction. 

Bread Alone

45 East Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Phone: (845) 867-3108

This long standing bakery and cafe offers patrons a homemade twist on brunch favorites. Featuring homemade breads and pastries, enjoy menu items like a Spicy Green Egg Sandwich, Vegan Breakfast Burrito or Herbed Chicken Salad.


4258 US-44, Millbrook, NY 12545
Phone: (845) 677-5888

Set in the heart of Millbrook’s horse country, Charlotte’s is a wonderful brunch spot no matter the season. In the winter, enjoy the warmth and beauty of the oversized fireplace and in the summer, the perennial garden patio. Menus are always seasonally inspired and reservations are highly recommended at this local favorite. 


14 Mt Carmel Pl, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: (845) 452-7181 

Located in Poughkeepsie’s Little Italy, Essie’s is well-known for Chef Brandon Walker’s seasonings, specials dishes, and their local steaks. With a mix of Southern and Jamaican roots, Essie’s is a recipe for brunch eaters looking for amazing comfort food.

Heritage Food & Drink

1379 U.S. 9, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Phone: (845) 298-1555  

Brunch at Heritage Food & Drink presents you and your party the “works”.  This award winning brunch offers a fresh new take on old favorites. Enjoy locally sourced, seasonal cuisine in a sophisticated, modern space on Route 9.

Hyde Park Brewing Company

4076 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538
Phone: (845) 229-8277

As the Hudson Valley’s original brew pub, the Hyde Park Brewery has been serving up great food and brews for over 20 years. Burgers to vegetarian fare and now brunch, the restaurant highlights seasonal, local and fresh ingredients. Located across from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Home, Library & Museum, this is a great place to mix local flavor and history.

McKinney & Doyle

10 Charles Colman Blvd, Pawling, NY 12564
Phone: (845) 855-3875 

“All you need is love and brunch”. McKinney & Doyle couldn’t have said it better! The on-site bakery ensures amazing, hot out of the oven pastries to complement its signature breakfast items. Perfect spot for a scrumptious Irish experience in south eastern Dutchess.

The Millerton Inn

53 Main St, Millerton, NY 12546
Phone: (518) 592-1900 

With its elegant décor and sumptuous menu, The Millerton Inn is an upscale brunch experience. American cuisine with Dutch and French influences bring the best of all breakfast worlds. Discover something new in the northeast corner of Dutchess County.

The Roundhouse

2 E Main St, Beacon, NY 12508
Phone: (845) 765-8369  

The menu takes advantage of the tremendous bounty Hudson Valley farms have to offer and brunch is no exception. The Roundhouse offers exquisite options, elevating traditional breakfast items to exceptional. Enjoy stunning views of Beacon Falls while you dine and then explore the many shops and galleries along Main Street when you’re through. 

Shadows on the Hudson

176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: (845) 486-9500  

Looking for a terrific dining experience with a view? Shadows on the Hudson is the place for you! Well-known for their gourmet Sunday brunch, raw bar and holiday dedicated events (Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Easter). Reservations are recommended for this Hudson River hot spot.

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