American Bounty at The Culinary Institute of America

4.8
2545 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Our students are excited to welcome you back to the American Bounty Restaurant on May 25! Seating is limited, and reservations are REQUIRED. To protect the health and safety of our team, and out of courtesy for other diners, masks are required unless you are eating, and additional protocols for visiting our campus have been put into place. Learn more at https://www.americanbountyrestaurant.com/location/american-bounty-restaurant/.

With a focus on the seasons and products of the Hudson Valley, contemporary and traditional regional dishes are brought to life in an honest and flavorful way by CIA students under the instruction of world-class faculty at the American Bounty Restaurant. Rounded out with a top-tier American wine list and comfortable warm service, this casually elegant restaurant sets the stage for an unparalleled dining experience in New York’s Hudson Valley.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 2545 people are saying
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RickS
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We can't say enough about this place. From the time we stepped on to the property it was beautiful. Every staff person we met was so friendly and the service superb. What really will bring us back over and over, despite the 2 hour drive is the food. You won't find better in any restaurant in this country. What a hidden gem this place is. Simply amazing.

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vipmedicllaw
New York Area
56 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal at the CIA. Happy it's opened again!!! Can't wait to get back again!

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SingingPrinc
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food and service. Our waitress, Jordan, was very welcoming and explained the various menu choices thorough. The mushroom gnocchi was amazing as was the duck. My husband loved the CA 1946 Founders Punch. The entire lunch was outstanding and a wonderful way to return to dining after COVID shut down fine dining.

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CatherineW
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service are outstanding - quality ingredients, perfectly prepared, and lovely presentation.

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LyndaM
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service. Wonderful experience

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LizH
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a wonderful dining experience - as always!

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KathyM
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delightful! We could not have been better served. Staff and food was exceptional.

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MoniqueR
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had an extraordinary experience it was the first time my significant other & I had eaten there and we’re both long term Dutchess County residents.. The view was stunning and the server was quite attentive…I’m sure this will not be the last time we dine out at your facility..

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SavanahL
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Incredible food! Incredible atmosphere! Service was great, just remember these are students learning. But was an absolute treat to be there, will be back!

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vipOrw21
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great to be back dining at the CIA. Food was excellent and beautifully presented but the portion sizes were small.

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OlgaD
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience and services. It’s my second visit.

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PattyC
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional experience. Food - delicious! Service - excellent! We plan to come back and experience the other restaurants as well.

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Turk
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

American Bounty never disappoints. From drinks to dessert everything is outstanding!

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BruceS
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

always enjoy American Bounty - food cooked perfectly - presentation outstanding

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LannieO
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Loved the grounds but had to discover on our own
Food almost excellent, problem with my lamb.
Very nice atmosphere & waitstaff was excellent, attentive & caring.

When we left elevator to garage was shut down & finally found our way but entered garage & lights did not come on as before. Motion sensitive was not working. Pitch black & scary.

Absolutely would go back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed a wonderful experience with delicious food during our dinner at American Bounty. The staff was very attentive and friendly and the food was amazing and so beautifully plated.

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gerardo
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

On 6/5/21 @ 12:15PM, we were there for lunch and had the salmon and the duck entrees. These were good but the fish could have been a little more savory (to my taste). Sauces were pleasant and light. For the appetizers, the tequila salmon was excellent while the agnolotti was very good, but their stuffing was a little bland. Student service was excellent, very attentive. Noticed the Teaching Instructor check in on only certain tables--felt like an oversight.

Good cocktail.

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Glenmonter
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Love American Bounty, the ambiance is wonderful . everyone enjoyed their meals though the food wasn’t as hot as it should have been. and the wait staff never inquired as to how we enjoyed our food. My feeling was The restaurant had just reopened and it showed a little bit. the wait staff, while delightful and fun, were not as knowledgeable about meal preparation and ingredients etc., as they have been in the past. Nevertheless, we love the CIA and American Bounty is always a great meal.

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JosephandKyha
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Got a food high! The food was out of this world! We wish we could move in

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JoanR
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

CIA took cover precautions for covid. Although the restaurant was not full, we got the full attention from the wait staff and managers. Each dish we ate was wonderful. The wait staff was able to help guide us through some of the descriptions as well.Pre covid, we would try to come up yearly and so missed it last year. We are so happy you are back.

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DebraB
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good service, good food, great location. I’ll be back!

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CrazyEddie
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Coffee was surprisingly good. They provided cream (not half and half) upon request.

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EdwardM
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Visited 3 June 2021, their second week reopened. Food and service exceptional as ever, it's fair to keep masks on between courses.

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Maurizio
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We have been dining at the CIA for over 40 years and we are never disappointed with the food or the ambience. Because students wait tables and prepare the food there may be an occasional minor hiccup but never anything which would ruin the experience.

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Marg824
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food and service. However, limited options for vegans.

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Bonz
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

The service was great, except dessert was served without forks, but this was promptly remedied , food and presentation were very good, wish they had restaurant in NYC, tables and room were spotless, no fear of Covid. Would highly recommend this experience to my friends.

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vipGrasshopper
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I had to cancel our reservations at American Bounty for our wedding anniversary & my husband’s birthday two Marches ago (2020 & 2021) due to the pandemic. So when they announced they were reopening May 25, made reservations right away. Needless to say, it was such a treat to enjoy their outstanding cuisine & exceptional service once again and have a wonderful belated celebration.

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SandraA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was delicious and the presentation was what made it special. Being on the grounds of CIA is such a wonderful expereince. I will be back to try additional restaurants when they open.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing. Staff, students & food were all top notch.

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JudyL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great. Met friends there. Outstanding in all categories

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phil
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent lunch and service. Will be back again soon

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mattmom
New England
24 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Wonderful to be able to return. Service was really polite and more professional than usual, food was delicious in most cases and very good in others. The roasted heirloom carrot salad appetizer was outstanding. We hope to go back later this summer,

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KathyM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a nice experience. We always wanted to dine at the CIA and there were no disappointments!

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BrianF
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is the best food money can buy! Outstanding service, impeccable presentation and explosions of flavor!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, beautiful presentation and exceptional service

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Naomi
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent foods and service.
They change the menu often, so we go there every other month having dinner.
We never got disappointed.
Best restaurant in the town, but not for young children.

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Razz
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Doesn’t matter which of the Culinary restaurants you choose — each one is outstanding in every way — ambience, attention to detail, food, service. Always a special experience

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MarianneD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was such a joyful occasion having American Bounty reopen!
We enjoyed every dish!

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KevinP
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful lunch at American Bounty. Food was brought out quickly by a knowledgable server, waiter showed flexibility with substitutions, lamb wa perfectly done to order.

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PeggyN
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The cuisine at American Bounty is absolutely top notch, unsurpassed in Poughkeepsie and the Hudson Valley.

FAQs

American Bounty at The Culinary Institute of America is rated 4.8 stars by 2545 OpenTable diners.

American Bounty at The Culinary Institute of America does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.ciarestaurantgroup.com/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.