Some are tucked away in a quiet part of town and others are hiding in plain sight. You may pass by them every day. Here are 8 overlooked eateries in Dutchess County, New York that you need try right away.

There are so many great restaurants in the Hudson Valley. That's not an opinion. That's just a fact. No matter what kind of food you are in the mood for there are a ton of great options. With so many places here it's still easy to get complacent and frequent the same restaurants over and over. After all, we are creatures of habit. Once we find a place that we like it's just easy to go back and order the same few things from the menu.

Are you feeling adventurous? If so, how do you know where to go? What restaurant should you try next? Why not hit up a restaurant that you have heard a lot of people talking about or maybe have driven past several times? There are tons of these places out there in Dutchess County and they're just waiting for you to pull up a chair.

Restaurants have become a big part of our lives over the past few years.

Here are 8 restaurants that are hidden gems in Dutchess County. They aren't listed in any particular order but they all received incredible reviews online. Have you been to any of these or have you wanted to stop in and try them?

Are you going to give any of these places a chance?

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