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The Bowery Dugout

857 Ulster Ave, Kingston, NY 12401-1739
+1 845-331-7200
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (20 reviews)
“garlic bread” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
857 Ulster Ave, Kingston, NY 12401-1739
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us went here for a friend's birthday because the reviews seemed very good. I am rating this as average because two of the dinners were decent, but the third was pretty bad. We shared a shrimp cocktail which was not very tasty, very...More

Thank ms5512
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was mediocre -average not hot when came To table. very loud felt like a barroom Too expensive for a pub wait staff great not handicap accessible

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So we went on a Saturday early bird night around 5 called for reservations because of other reviews. The server was fantastic had a great personality and explained the specials and early bird menu. I had the fried seafood platter very tasty. They give you...More

Thank mike16586
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We haven't been to The Dugout in years. My dad was a bartender back in the 60's! Well, it didn't disappoint. Great service, perfect cocktails, fun atmosphere and really good food. The prices are reasonable, too. We had an assortment of seafood and absolutely loved...More

Thank peggywestshokan
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The Bowery Dugout's website states, "Kingston's oldest and finest Seafood restaurant and steak house, has been serving the Hudson Valley since 1947.". Sadly, the building is not wheechair accessible, so those who have been coming to the restaurant for years, who now may be mobility...More

Thank carefulmom2013
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I can’t count on all my digits how many times I have attended raw bar thursday’s And as always bruce’s Crew does a great job!!! The clams ‘raw’ are perfect randy is some shucker! Never get surprise shell pieces which is completely understandable as well...More

Thank thsjr2
DianeL683, Server bartender - manager at The Bowery Dugout, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you for the great response.

Reviewed 12 April 2018

I've loved the Dugout for years but hadn't been in awhile. The lure of soft shell crabs was all it took. The crabs were fresh and huge. We had them scampi, fried and francaise style and they came with flavorful rice pilaf and assorted vegetables....More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I went to this place to celebrate my grandma’s 85th birthday. The staff was friendly from the beginning and this was especially impressive considering our large party. The highlight of my dinner was of course the live lobster that I ordered, complete with a bib...More

Thank EuroLover33
Reviewed 5 January 2018

When visiting Kingston, you must have dinner at The Bowery Dugout. The restaurant is homey and the waitstaff are warm and welcoming. The escargot, shrimp scampi and broiled scallops were fresh and beautifully prepared. We look forward to our next visit to Kingston to enjoy...More

Thank _diredzag
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I go here often. We have lunch delivered to work. Bruce is a gracious host and an excellent chef. Given the popularity of Kingston with weekenders and transplants, it's become hard to find a reasonably priced restaurant. Appetizers, entree, 3 bourbons came to $60 including...More

Thank gfraenkel58
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Lisa H
17 May 2015|
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Response from woodstockflea | Reviewed this property |
they do run fresh in season specials..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 am
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 857 Ulster Ave, Kingston, NY 12401-1739
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 845-331-7200
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