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Frequently Asked Questions


Q: How does Hudson Valley Restaurant Week work?

For two weeks, over 200 restaurants in the mid- and lower-Hudson Valley offer special three-course dinner menus for $29.95 (not including beverage, tax and gratuity). Many also offer 3-course lunches for $20.95 (not including beverage, tax and gratuity).

Q: When is Hudson Valley Restaurant Week?

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week takes place for two weeks twice a year. Spring: March 7-20 and Fall: November 1-13, 2016.

Q: As a diner, how do I take part in Hudson Valley Restaurant Week?

No passes, tickets or coupons are required. Diners simply browse through the list of [all restaurants participating], choose any or all that appeal, and call the restaurant directly to reserve a table.

Q: What is the best way to reserve a table?

The best way to make reservations depends on the preference of the restaurant. Reservations are strongly encouraged and required by some restaurants. Open Table: Some participating restaurants use Open Table to take reservations. If you’d like to make your reservation using Open Table, click on “Reserve Now”. For those restaurants that do not participate in Open Table, please contact the restaurants directly. 
Note: Although walk-in guests are appreciated, there is no guarantee walk-in guests can be accommodated. Restaurants operate their normal business schedule, so call the restaurant directly to confirm hours and details.

Q: Which restaurants in the Hudson Valley are involved?

Over 200 restaurants in the Hudson Valley take part in this cultural phenomenon. A complete list of participating restaurants can be found on our website.

Q: How do I know what each restaurant is serving for their prix fixe menu?

Restaurants will submit their menus which will then be posted on the HVRW website. Simply click on the menu link next to the restaurant you are interested in. Please note that menus may change as ingredients are not always available, and quantities may run out.

Q: What if I have dietary restrictions?

If you have special dietary restrictions, be sure to contact the restaurant ahead of time to see that the restrictions can be accommodated within the Restaurant Week price point.

Q: Does the price include taxes and tip?

Beverage, tax and tip are not included. Please remember to tip your servers and bartenders!

Q: Why do some restaurants offer additional items with supplemental charges and others do not?

Participating restaurants MUST offer the three-course prix fixe that includes at least three choices of each course. Some restaurants may choose to provide additional choices that are higher priced, but there must be non-supplemented choices on the menu.

Q: Who can I call with comments about a restaurant?

For comments pertaining to a restaurant’s menu and or service, please contact the particular restaurant directly. Feedback and comments regarding the Hudson Valley Restaurant promotion and program can be provided to The Valley Table at 845.765.2600 x305 or hvrw@valleytable.com.

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is back this April 8-21!