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Il Cena'Colo

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228 S Plank Rd, Newburgh, NY 12550-2571
+1 845-564-4494
12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 09:00
Mon 12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 02:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Barcelona, Spain
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant by accident and glad we did. The Mediterranean prawns were delightful and the tiramisu scrumptious. Our hostess was so gracious that we took home not only our own leftovers (couldn't eat it all) but an extra antipasto and fresh bread on the house! Needless to say our family was glad to see us and they ate... More 

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Wallkill, New York
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201 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We had heard a lot about this restaurant but never visited because we heard it was pricey. During Hudson Valley Restaurant we stopped with friends for dinner and had an excellent meal. Service was excellent! We are definitely going to go back again.

Thank JoeD-HudsonValley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

What a great evening. Watching the CMA, drinking wine, visiting with the great staff and enjoying the awesome food. Thank you Christina and others for a wonderful evening.

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New York
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95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

They've had a pretty good long run and at one time could definitely be considered to be one of the best fine dining restaurants around. Used to be a destination that was known to attract the rich and famous, but, there has been a drift downward over the course of more than 10 years we've been visiting. At one time... More 

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Medford, New Jersey
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

My curse is that I come from a family that cooks and eats. I can be pleased at a restaurant but it is very difficult to leave impressed. This place had me won over as soon as I walked into the dining room. Their display of appetizers - grilled vegetables, platters of smoked fish, cheeses and breads - was a... More 

Thank BarryS_NJ
Rhinebeck, New York
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29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is the place for consistently wonderful food, in a spot that feels like the middle of Tuscany. A variety of appetizers and cheeses are displayed as you walk by on your way to your table, making the choice for first course very difficult. Our server, who has been there for years, lovingly describes the preparation of 20 or so... More 

Thank flatbbushkid16
Poughkeepsie, New York
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

But, if you appreciate ambience, creativity, re-interpretation of classic dishes, extremely knowledgeable wait staff, customized pacing of the dining experience, then THIS IS IT! Went with another couple (their first, but certainly not last experience here!) ALL menu, dish preparation, and dietary restriction questions thoroughly answered - and then delivered as promised. No "who gets the veal" questions, just exemplary... More 

Thank Richard6040
Poughkeepsie, New York
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

You must try it! And it will become your instant favorite! Best food,Best service,charming and cozy atmosphere. You can't help but love this restaurant. The owner is extremely accommodating (supplementing things to accommodate and make you happy:) and his staff is very knowledgable there Special's list is so extensive I don't know how they remember it all. Try it once... More 

Thank Laurrin F
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The menu they give you is not worth looking at. The specials are the only thing they really push. They like to perform explaining all the specials. It's sort of fun the first time, but when you go back more than once you realize that the specials are always the same. The food is very rich, don't go there if... More 

Thank Louise N
New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Great food, real Italian flavor, cozy and comfortable, perfect service. Certainly not cheap, but worth the money

Thank Gene K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 S Plank Rd, Newburgh, NY 12550-2571
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Newburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 845-564-4494
Since 1988, Il Cenacolo has brought the taste of Northern Italy to the Hudson Valley. Celebrating the simplicity of classic Tuscan cuisine, its menu offers traditional recipes, presented with sophistication and mastery. The finest ingredients are prepared so their flavor shines through. Following Italy's guiding philosophy, every part of the meal is a culinary experience. Of the many notable dishes on the menu, Polletto al limone, Filetto al pepe nero, and Risotto alla pirata are renowned throughout the region.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?