Ellenville houses some of the best restaurants in Upstate New York!

There are flavors we found that will shock your taste buds and views that will thrill your eyes.

Bite your way through Ellenville’s vast selection of cuisine. No matter what you’re craving, you will be sure to find it here!

Take our journey just 10 minutes from Skyway to a foodie paradise!


American Cuisine: Aroma Thyme Bistro

165 Canal St
Ellenville, NY 12428

(845) 647-3000


Special Hours: Closed on Wednesday’s

Aroma Thyme Bistro offers healthy food options without sacrificing taste! They are a Hudson Valley Farm to Table & Green Certified Restaurant, sourcing their ingredients from over 45 small local farms. They also pride themselves on serving dishes that accommodate to all diets and allergies, without using corn syrup, chemicals, preservatives, and GMO’s. They even grow their own herbs and greens in the backyard! The extensive menu ranges from whole wheat or gluten-free pizzas, small plates and appetizers, soups and salads, vegetarian entrees, burgers, seafood, and desserts.

Must try: Dark Chocolate Fudge Torte.


Pub Fare: Tavern At The Gunk

38 Country Club Rd
Ellenville, NY 12428

(845) 210-4206

Special Hours: Only open on Thursday’s Friday’s and Saturday’s

Tavern At The Gunk is a unique pub that sits on the Shawangunk golf course, with an outdoor patio that gives priceless views of the mountains and golf course. The chef created a menu far from average pub dishes that features a mix of cuisines created around the produce he finds at local farms. Choose from small plates, entrees, burgers, and homemade desserts that will keep you coming back for more! They also host a Fish Fry every Friday that is a local favorite. Aside from the scrumptious menu, the pub has a fully stocked bar that won’t keep you thirsty. Come by for lunch or dinner to this family-friendly restaurant and pub.

Must try: Warm Brussel Sprout Salad


Italian Cuisine: Tony & Nicks Italian Kitchen

162 Canal St
Ellenville, NY 12428

(845) 647-8669


Special Hours: Closed on Tuesday’s

Tony & Nicks Italian Kitchen is a family owned restaurant that classic pasta dishes and pizzas. The owner is vegan, any of the menu items can be made vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free with a simple substitution or two. They have Vegan sausage, Dairy-free cheese, gluten-free pasta, and they only use gluten-free breadcrumbs and rice flour in all of their breading. They also make their own mozzarella daily, have a large dessert menu with classic Italian sweets, and use an artesian brick oven that gives their pizzas a perfectly crisp crust. Come by for lunch or dinner, or call in for delivery!

Must try: Pesto Pizza


Authentic Mexican: Gaby’s Café

141 Canal St
Ellenville, NY 12428

(845) 210-1040


Special Hours: They are open every day

Gaby’s café will have you feeling like you’re stepping into a Spanish paradise. Dine on their outdoor patio or inside where there are overwhelming 16-foot ceilings, wooden beams, tree trunks tables and hanging traditional Mexican décor. The menu has a wide variety of authentic Mexican from wraps, burritos, tacos, chimichangas, quesadillas, and fajitas. They also offer seafood plates, salads, burgers, and soup. Order the guacamole, and have it made right at your table! The restaurant also has a generous bar menu with classic oversized margaritas. They are open for lunch and dinner.

Must try: Infamous Pineapple Tequila


Asian Cuisine: Sook House

76 Center St
Ellenville, NY 12428

(845) 647-1020

Special Hours: Closed on Sunday’s and for Lunch 1:00 – 2:30 pm every day

Sook House serves Japanese and Korean cuisine in a small quaint spot that is a pleasant surprise to your taste buds. Their menu is small, but dishes come in huge portions with beautiful presentation! They offer soups, salad, noodles, Sushi rolls, and hot Korean entrees. Their dessert menu has Tempura Fried Ice cream and Red Bean Moichi for the adventurous diners. They also serve traditional sake and soju, beer, and wine. In addition to the great oriental dishes, the restaurant is known for their 

Must try: Tempura Crab Roll and Udon soup


Caribbean Cuisine: Island Pepper Pot & lounge

9 Liberty St
Ellenville, NY 12428

(845) 272-1034

Special Hours: Closed on Sunday’s and Monday’s

Island Pepper Pot & Lounge is a small Jamaican restaurant with a lot to offer. Their small menu has a punch of flavor that will set your mind in a tropical paradise! They serve delicious chicken, goat and oxtail entrees that are all with rice and peas or sweet plantains and cabbage. They also have vegetarian and seafood options. On the dessert side of the menu, they have their famous Caribbean fruitcake as well as Caribbean Carrot Cake and Shirley Cookies. If the food doesn’t make you feel warm, their genuine care for customer service will leave you feeling like part of the family. Come by for lunch or dinner!

Must try: Curry Goat and Oxtail


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