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The Red Onion

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1654 Route 212, Saugerties, NY 12477-3031 (Glasco Turnpike)
+1 845-679-1223
17:00 - 22:00
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Saugerties, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Always consistent, great food. The staff is great. We eat here several times a month and have never been disappointed. Jeff and Ray always see to it that we have a great time.

Thank kbepic
Cislago, Italy
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99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We had never eaten here before and it was a great and wonderful surprise to see what we were missing. There was so much choice, and everything was prepared perfectly. Even the bread and butter were scrumptious. We were visiting from Italy, so good American food tasted really good. The fish and chips were really good--spectacular fish. The pierogies with... More 

Thank barbaraGeneva
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying the atmosphere, service and staff were amazing! The Hamburger Special was devine! I highly recommend this restaurant to able bodied individuals; unfortunately I am not Although marked Handicapped Parking; the space is non existent. The ramp led me to a door that was locked! The sign on the door pointed to a separate entrance which... More 

Thank Sheryl B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This was my second trip to the Red Onion, which I have previously highly recommended. This time I was very disappointed in how they handled our dinner experience. Eating there as a three-some we ordered a variety of dishes for a family style feast, as expected everything was excellent... except as we shared the seafood risotto we found one of... More 

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New York City, New York
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173 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I did a solo trip to The Red Onion and ate at the bar. Around me everyone - locals and visitors alike - were tucking in to delicious classic bistro fare. I enjoyed the arugula salad starter and chicken main course even though tarragon is never my favourite for a sauce flavour! The service is good, the wine list is... More 

Thank MaxBethune
Saugerties, New York
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We like the onion for it's consistently good food. A rustic place that's comfortable with a nice menu. We do often roll our eyes at some staff who can b a bit pretentious. Reservations are necessary even weekdays and especially in season.

Thank chris30174
Kingston, New York
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We like to go here for special occasions but you can of course just go here just for dinner, we just enjoy celebrating here. The atmosphere is warm and cozy, and the food consistently delicious. You know you're on a roll when the bread and butter is marvelous just for starters. My husband and I find this reminiscent of Europe,... More 

Thank NYCborne
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

A very busy and lively restaurant. Good food and good service. We both had the fish and chips which was good.

Thank zandc
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Rocky start but turned out delicious. Steak and vegetables were outstanding. Best chocolate ice cream and whipped cream - rich chocolate and real whipped cream! The rack of lamb was superb. Service was not as good as we have experienced on prior visits.

Thank shari1shari1
Blauvelt. NY
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We live near NYC and eat out a lot. On an overnight getaway my husband and I traveled an hour and a half north to saugerties/ Woodstock for a romantic break. After researching a bit on line we picked the Red Onion restaurant. It was, by far, one of the best eating experiences we have had in a long time.... More 

Thank JRW1253

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$29
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1654 Route 212, Saugerties, NY 12477-3031
    (Glasco Turnpike)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Catskill Region  >  Saugerties
  • Phone Number: +1 845-679-1223

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?