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Helsinki Hudson

184 reviews
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$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
ATTENTION: Web reservations are for the RESTAURANT ONLY.

Note: Reservations will be held for 20 minutes, if we have not heard from you they will then be canceled.

Executive Chef Hugh Horner takes his inspiration from the creative spirit of Helsinki, his love of the bountiful Hudson Valley, and his southern ancestry to create a farm-to-table Low-Country cuisine with a strong Louisiana influence, making the familiar extraordinary.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Hours of operation
Thursday thru Tuesday at 5:00pm
Closed Wednesdays

ATTENTION: Web reservations are for the RESTAURANT ONLY, if you would like to book a table in the Club space please call 518.828.4800

Note: Reservations will be held for 20 minutes, if we have not heard from you they will then be canceled.
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Phone number
(518) 828-4800
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Payment options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Hugh Horner
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Private party facilities
Above the restaurant at Club Helsinki is our private ballroom. Our beautiful sun-drenched space has a large wooden dance floor, exposed brick, amazing high ceilings, table seating, a full bar and even a baby grand piano. Although the ballroom is the designated private dining space, our entire facility; dining room, music venue, ballroom, courtyard(seasonal) are available for rent.
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Private party contact
Austin Sullivan: (518) 828-4800
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Cross street
Columbia and 4th
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The dining room is one room in our three-room facility. Behind the dining room, separated by retractable floor-to-ceiling hand hewn wooden wall panels is our "Club" space, where we feature live music 4-5 nights a week, varying in all genres. Also, during the warm months there will be occasional entertainment in our courtyard space.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 184 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Not an extensive menu but fantastic food! Delicious cocktails. Very nice service in an historic stmosphere

Kathy66 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

I was so pleased with our meals at Helsinki Hudson. We went prior to a (amazing!) show at the Club. The service was friendly and efficient. The meals were flawless. Not one complaint.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

Because our group of 7 trickled in, service was a little off (waiting for people, etc). However, the food and drinks were incredible as usual. i always find myself trying things way outside my comfort zone at Helsinki, and I don't think I've been disappointed. It was quite loud for the day after Christmas, but then again, so are we! Most of us got the burger and we devoured them. Come for the drinks, stay for the food! Everyone loved the collard greens, The smoked shrimp pate was to die for!

OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on December 1, 2017

We had a wonderful quiet evening. The drinks were very good and my wife and I each had the steak entree. We both agreed that it was one of the best steaks we have had in a long time.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 9, 2017

We went here for a getaway weekend for our one year anniversary. The food and atmosphere were romantic and special for the occasion!

Local (New Orleans)
3.0  Dined on October 29, 2017

Sunday night dinner.
Tuna appetizer was not sushi grade.
Mussels in appetizer were way too small.
Catfish entre was excellent as were sides and cucumber salad.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 21, 2017

Helsinki NEVER disappoints. By far, the best place in town. Great for out of town guests!

vipjucoonthetown (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

We loved the place, the food and the ambiance, but service was a bit slow (they had a big party upstairs)

skipit (New England)
2.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

we called 3x to confirm our booth-got there, no booth and they could have cared less. waitress so busy she barely could get to us let alone do another round. Some of the food strange-hash browns disgusting. ribs passable. should tell people fish is bone in!!! never again.

redruss (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on September 30, 2017

Food was good and service was outstanding but the wedding party going on upstairs was loud and took away from the ambiance of the place.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on September 30, 2017

We had a great experience at Helsinki. Seating was perfect, and Kate, our server, was excellent. My husband had the escarole and peaches salad and BBQ ribs and it was all so very good. I had the red snapper special, and although I don't particularly like looking at a fish head while I'm eating, it was delicious. The portions are generous and the peach dessert was lucious. I don't eat dessert but the Peony Vodka 'Farmer's Day Off' cocktail was perfect! It's about a 40 minute drive for us, but we plan on going again soon!

Lily (New England)
3.0  Dined on September 28, 2017

Food was superb
Table was a little odd . - 2 top perpendicular & adjacent to a couch with (2) twos. Too close
Service tends to be quick-

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on September 28, 2017

We've wanted to get to Club Helsinki for quite a while, since we've heard so many good things about it! Glad to say we were not disappointed! We were only able to get general admission tickets since we applied so late. Not a problem! We ate in the restaurant which was wonderful, and got close enough to the band in the club, to almost touch them. Fine dining, great music, good acoustics, friendly crowd, all around great experience. Would like to get reserved tickets next time so advise to jump on an occasion as soon as possible! Don't miss a chance to see your favorite group and get to the restaurant, you won't regret it!

vipOpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
5.0  Dined on September 7, 2017

In the center of Hudson, 1 block from main drag. On street parking. Large rustic dining room. Full bar. We came at 8pm on a weekday so no crowd. Robbed ribs were tender well done juicy. 3 sauces, one spicy, my best choice. Wife had shrimp and grits. Big shrimp. More food than we could eat. Id go again for the BBQ. 2 drinks and dinner for &50.

vipLuvfood (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on August 19, 2017

New to the area and wanted a new "foodie experience" we were excited to see the beauty in the building. Emily was a fabulous server. She told us the chef and restaurants story and gave us a tour of the music venue side of the restaurant. We will be back.