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Le Express Bistro & Bar

1820 New Hackensack Road, Poughkeepsie, NY
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“smoked trout” (3 reviews)
“escargot” (5 reviews)
“bread pudding” (2 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
1820 New Hackensack Road, Poughkeepsie, NY
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the classic delicious Osso Bucco, a really good Bolognese, a super Duck Confit & delicate Gnocci w/ exotic mushrooms. Real farm to table w/ skill & professionalism. Bread pudding is excellent tho the crepe wasn't too exciting. The wine list is contracting since...More

Thank foodnwine
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Our new favorite. The food was simple delicious and fresh does not begin to explain the quality. I had the escargot and it could not have been more perfect. My wife has already decided that this is now on our date list. Our only complaint...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

It's still got great service and the food is very good. But the prices are just too much - my glass of wine cost the same as the whole bottle of wine at retail. One of our appetizers was very nice (hen of the forest...More

Thank shark4rae
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I used to love this place. But the last few times I've been disappointed. Last night was terrible. I had the Oysters Rockefeller, they were small and devoid of flavor, overlooked, and dried out. The lobster spaghetti pasta special had good flavor but no distinguishable...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

We Always enjoy the environment - bistro style, nice ambience, modest noise level, roomy seating and delicious locally sourced food. Wild mushrooms are a specialty get "hen of the woods" if he has it. Euro and american dishes fit comfortably on the menu. John is...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

The food is good but the prices are more of what you pay in Manhattan...Nice atmosphere inside. Would of like to see more choices.

Thank luvmydogschristina
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This local treat can easily be missed, as it sits among a number of stores in a small strip mall on New Hackensack Road, with inconspicuous signage. However, inside is an understated, elegant restaurant, with an impressively large menu, highly professional service, and wonderful food....More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I do not understand why Le Express Bistro is rated only 27 out of 222 restaurants in Poughkeepsie. I have nothing against the restaurants ranked ahead of Le Express, but a real foodie should appreciate the difference between causal fine dining, pub grub, dinners, and...More

Thank HVRoadWarrior
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We met our friends who suggested this restaurant. It was our first (but not last) time. We all had the prix fixe but various versions. We were all very happy with the dishes. The hen-of-the-wood dish was excellent. The braised duck with papardelle (freshly made)...More

Thank Gypsgris
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The Bistro set in a strip mall and has shut out the traffic view with hand painted farm scenes. The pre-fix menu for restaurant week had a smoked trout tartine appetizer. I felt it was one of the best smoke trout, I had eaten. The...More

Thank pickyeatter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 New Hackensack Road, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: 845-849-3565
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