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61 East Market St., Red Hook, NY 12571-1420
+1 845-758-5879
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Dutchess County NY
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This is without a doubt our favorite restaurant full of great wine, positive energy and wonderful genuine Italian flavors! The staff is always attentive, pleasant and on the ball. Third generation pasta maker I believe and quite a character. It's fun to watch the open kitchen bang and clang as the busy staff creates their artful dishes. Can't wait to... More 

Thank TABKMB111
Red Hook, New York
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

store front seating, open kitchen, a chatterbox feel, aptoned cehfs and waiters``` the aromas, the food, the presentation, the food, veramente dal vecchio paese!

Thank George V
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were so excited to have dinner here. I made reservations for our family a month in advance but from the moment we arrived it was downhill. We had to wait 45 minutes for our table. There was a table in the front room, set for 6 but they wouldn't seat us there because it was "reserved" for another party... More 

1 Thank april952
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We had sort of forgotten about Mercato until a few weeks ago when my husband and I wanted to pop out for a Friday night dinner. We called just ahead and they squeezed us in and I'm so glad they did! The atmosphere is really lovely and the service and food were just excellent. We went back just two weeks... More 

Thank catherine p
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great meal, fab food, superb service in October after a very mediocre visit in August. Thank you for training your staff and reverting back to the old Mercado we know and love. This is an innovative restaurant but understated restaurant, using local ingredients, an interesting wine list and offering a great meal and warm place to be on a cold... More 

Thank Emma O
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A few weeks ago during a two-night stay in Red Hook, my wife and I happened upon Mercato, a short walk away from the main street of Red Hook. Our meal was simply superb! Fresh pasta, perfectly cooked veggies, unbelievably tasty salad and a nice, modestly priced wine made this a perfect evening in a quaint candlelit setting that is... More 

Thank Peter S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner at this Red Hook Italian restaurant. The appetizers were delicious and out dinners were wonderful. The desert was great so what's to complain about. I had the pasta special and my wife had the suppa. Excellent dinner and service.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Albany, New York
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

My wife and I visited on a Sunday evening. It is a small place. tTe food is delicious and the staff attentive. Not your usual Italian fare.

Thank 123johnd2016
Red Hook, New York
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

A warm greeting and a perfect table to have a delicious dinner. Carefully prepped salad with fresh, local ingredients and Italian mozzarella-abfab way to start. Menu changes daily and has choices for every dietary pref. My pasta with "basic" red sauce was so delicious I had to finish it all. Nice wines & great expresso. It can get a little... More 

1 Thank NickDanger38
Germantown, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

On Thursday evening I went there with three other adults. The food and wine were EXCELLENT. Yes, there were plenty of people there, but who would want to go to a restaurant that is not popular? The ambiance was welcoming and very pleasant. The service was very good. We all shared such a relaxing evening. It's not cheap, but you... More 

1 Thank RBKnatv

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 East Market St., Red Hook, NY 12571-1420
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Red Hook
  • Phone Number: +1 845-758-5879

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