I am a fan of dining out. I love to celebrate special occasions with a great meal at a locally-owned restaurant.

The Hudson Valley is full of award-winning restaurants that are perfect for special occasion celebrations. As of this weekend, we can add one more to the list.

Traveler's Choice Award Given to Garvan's in New Paltz, New York

Garvin's, Hudson Valley Restaurants
Garvan's via Facebook

Garvan's in New Paltz shared with the world on Saturday that they have won a Travelers' Choice Award. Translation, according to the news they shared they are now listed in the top 10% of all restaurants on Tripadvisor globally.

Garvin's Gastropub New Paltz NY, Hudson Valley Restaurants
Garvan's via Facebook

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They have joined the ranks with restaurants like Lola's Catering and Cafe, Bocuse Restaurant, A Tavola Trattoria, Crew, and more that are listed when you ask Tripadvisor for the best restaurant near Poughkeepsie, New York. Receiving this award means that Garvan's consistently earns great reviews.

Travelers’ Choice award-winners are among the top 10% of listings on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice honors select accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently demonstrate a commitment to hospitality excellence. (via Tripadvisor)

Garvin's, New Paltz New York
Garvan's via Facebook

Garvan's announced their award on social media and took the opportunity to credit their hard-working dedicated staff. If you have not eaten at Garvan's yet it is usually good to make a reservation they are really popular and now maybe more than ever.

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Looking for Waterfront Dining Check Out This List

Newburgh New York Water Front Restaurants

It has boats. It has entertainment and boy does it have an amazing selection of food and drink. Take in the beautiful Newburgh Waterfront on the historic Hudson River while enjoying top-shelf food and drink. Fine and casual dining with a backdrop of the Hudson River from the Newburgh Beacon Bridge to the north and Bannerman's castle to the south. Watch the river and the boats go by while enjoying every type of food you can imagine from pizza to seafood to steaks to barbeques even tacos you can have it all at these Newburgh Waterfront restaurants.

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Hudson Valley Restaurant Perfect for Date Night

Treat yourself to a romantic dinner at one of these unsuspecting Hudson Valley Restaurants. They offer the perfect combination of food and drink with a dining experience that feels intimate. I like to say these places are hiding in plain sight. You know them, you may even drive by them and now it is time to stop in for a romantic dinner date. From Kingston to Rhinebeck to Cornwall, and a few places in between it will be hard to decide you may need to visit all of them to pick you favorite.

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