Relax in the afternoon and evening at the Lodge with a glass of beer or wine, taking in the majesty of the sheer 1,200-foot cliff face of the “Gunks” Mountain range around the fire pits or indoors near the warmth of our Vermont Castings stove.

Hudson Valley Dining

Discover the Region's Finest Flavors

With the Culinary Institute of America just around the corner, this part of the Hudson Valley is overflowing with great restaurants influenced by CIA-trained chefs. This world-renowned influence provides the Lodge a unique opportunity to partner with local Hudson Valley restaurants to offer guests a wide variety of cuisine during their visit.

Restaurants in and Around Gardiner, NY

From breakfast, lunch, and dinner to the mid-afternoon bite and late-night libation, Gardiner, NY, is home — and neighbor — to an eclectic assortment of restaurants and drinking establishments that perfectly complement a stay at Minnewaska Lodge.

Close to the Best Restaurants in Gardiner, NY

Minnewaska Lodge is near some of the Hudson Valley’s most exceptional restaurants, cafés, bars, and other eateries — including one of the Mountain Brauhaus, one of the most frequented restaurants in Gardiner, NY! To read up about our preferred breakfast, lunch, or dinner spots, check out our blog on the Best Restaurants to Try on Hudson Valley Vacations.

A Local Favorite: Pasquale’s Pizza in Gardiner, NY

One of our go-to restaurants in Gardiner, NY, is Pasquale’s — a pizzeria that boasts a mouthwatering menu full of Italian and American mainstays, including hot and cold heroes, wraps, burgers, pasta entrées, calzones, stromboli, and specialty dishes. The best part? It’s less than a 10-minute drive away from Minnewaska Lodge!

Several Winery and Distillery Options in and Around Gardiner, NY

While there are plenty of nearby places to wet your beak, we recommend a few wineries in Gardiner, NY, that pair nicely with your lodge stay:

Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery

A family-run winery dedicated to sustainability, environmentalism, and making some of the finest vegan wines available, Whitecliff is less than a ten-minute drive from Minnewaska Lodge. With several tasting options and ongoing events, this is sure to be an excursion you’ll want to add to the itinerary!

Tuthilltown Spirits Distillery

This distillery believes in capturing the boldness of New York in its one-of-a-kind whiskeys. Utilizing high-quality grain from local family farmers and guiding informational — and delicious — tours of their premises, Tuthilltown has quickly established itself a must-visit.

Enjoy the Best Dining Options Near New Paltz, NY

Take it from us; there are several notable restaurant options around Gardiner, NY, that you’ll want to try when you stay at Minnewaska Lodge!

We’re proud to serve visitors from all over the world as well as locally, in and around the areas of:

●     New York

●     Ulster County

●     Minnewaska State Park

●     Hudson Valley

●     Gardiner

●     New Paltz

●     Shawangunk Cliffs

●     Modena

●     Wallkill

●     Ardonia

●     Clintondale

●     Plattekill 

●     And more

To make the most out of your trip, we invite you to check out our current promotions and learn about upcoming local Hudson Valley events. For more information, contact us today