Hudson Social

4.4
145 Reviews
$30 and under
American
If you are looking to enjoy the beautiful Dobbs Ferry waterfront, host a special event, or you are taking the train up from or to Manhattan, Hudson Social is the perfect stop for great food and drinks. Located in the Historic Dobbs Ferry train station house, we offer a cozy and welcoming dining experience. Our cafe offers an assortment of the finest baked goods, coffee, and fresh juices. Our “all day” menu represents an American Bistro using all-natural and local ingredients. We feature a spacious indoor dining area, along with outdoor seating & bar. We have ample parking, consisting of our own spaces next to the restaurant, and permits for parking in the Dobbs Ferry commuter lot. We offer entertainment weekly, and we would be happy to cater your next party or event.

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
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 145 people are saying
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vipChristineG
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed my experience at Hudson Social. Friendly service, good food, reasonably priced and nice atmosphere. We had outdoor dining and enjoyed a very nice view of the water and an early fall sky. The only criticism I have is the loud roar of the passing train, which is of no fault of the restaurant. You want outdoor dining, you have to deal with the rattle and roar of the Metro North! I would definitely fo back and recommend them to others.

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ceepeezi
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Cute place right on the water and next to the Dobbs Ferry train station. The service was good. The food was okay -- nothing to write home about, but enjoyable.

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Stevieboy
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very tasty menu, right next to the mighty Hudson, upbeat staff. Easy parking on Sunday when I was there.

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Suarez
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

It was not a bad experience, but nothing that would bring me back.

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OpenTable Diner
Zacatecas
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Good food service was a little weak. Wish there were more choices for lunch.

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vipp1234
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We ate outside and it was very noisy at first, but I spoke with the owner and he was able to turn off the speaker directly over our table. That made the night an overall success! Food was good, waiter was very attentive and accommodating.

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vipMark
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience1

Our waiter disappeared for long periods of time. This is not what I am used to here as normally the service is excellent.

There was a dog at the next table that barked continuously. I like the idea of allowing dogs and plan to bring my own there someday. However, management should have asked them to take the dog for a walk because I did not want to get into a confrontation with the other guests,

The food was delicious as usual.

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Diane
Charleston
12 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were a group of 8 and everyone LOVED what they ate. The wait staff was also very careful to make sure we were accommodated with a peanut allergy in our group. Definitely will return!

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ElizMc
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love eating outdoors at Hudson Social. It's distanced, family-friendly, and they accommodated our child's allergy need. Good food and service.

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Chloe
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall3food1service4ambience3

The food was not great and it is right next to a noisy station

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Momofevan
Milwaukee
13 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Grilled chicken was hard and pretty tasteless. Fries tasted like they had been frozen.

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Pathaus
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

We have dined at Hudson Social before. The food is consistent, good quality, good value for the portions (on large side) and the staff is very friendly and efficient. I highly recommend this restaurant for a nice indoor or outdoor experience without breaking the bank. The bartenders; both indoor and outdoor, are experienced and make good quality drinks.

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joes
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Service was pretty good but my food was awful. My wife salmon was good.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It is clear that chef/owner Matt Kay and his staff are happy to be with each other and running a charming and fun Hudson Social. And they’re working! The vibe at the outdoor bar and patio is so cool and welcoming. The place is clean, the food is delicious, and they are just darn nice people. Stunning views and steps from the train! What could be better?
Special shout out to Cat, the extraordinary and sweet hostess who is holding it down for a very busy place! Make a rez!

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SarahEats
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great meal with friends dining at an outside table. Weird being in a parking lot, but the view of the Hudson was lovely. Tasty food. We'll go back. Thanks.

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Foodfan
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Restaurant located next to train station and overlooking the Hudson River. Dined outdoors and it was nice. We ordered the Cuban sandwich which came on ciabatta bread and came with french fries. Although the sandwich was tasty, towards the end I felt it was too much bread and couldn't really taste the meat. The fries were fresh, not greasy, and delicious. Great place to hang out with friends!

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vipDDdiner
Orange County
22 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience4

Food was inedible. Grilled chicken could barely be chewed.

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CristinaA
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another fabulous choice curtesy of Open-table. Great food, great service, beautiful ambiance.

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vipCeeKayNY
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great food options. There for brunch. Everyone cleared their plates. Iced coffee was very good. Our server Juan was awesome.

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vipJimmyMac
New York Area
54 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful Service, great food and outstanding value.

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LeslieA
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Staff was outstanding and very helpful in making my mother's 96th birthday a good one!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect for what I was looking for! Casual, by the water with views, the food was delicious, reasonable prices, easy parking, nice helpful waiter, Juan. We had the brussel sprouts (to die for), the wings were pretty good (could have been a little crispier) and the burger platter......Awesome. Drinks were good. Piped music was fantastic.....old Mowtown.....Whoever made the playlist thumbs up! Can't wait to go back! TY

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TraceyB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This is a Great outdoor place to enjoy the Hudson River. The food is delicious. Service is great.

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LindaB
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

It’s a lovely venue along the Hudson. A bit noisy, including passing trains, but still a relaxing place to catch a bite.

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Malek
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The server was excellent, I think his name was Andrew

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vipAgodava
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Brunch was quite good. Great variety on the menu. Plenty of choices on the menu including vegetarian choices. They were also accommodating about turning items with meat into vegetarian items. The staff was warm, knowledgeable and efficient. Great views of the Hudson River.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Everything good, but would have been better if the appetizer didn’t appear at the same time as the entree.

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Marion
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate outdoors overlooking the Hudson River and the Food was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great apps

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vipMark
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Taco Tuesdays is a good deal. 2 tacos and a beer for $14, a $19 value.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Appetizers were tastier than the main course

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vipp1234
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Ate outside on a beautiful evening. A little buggy, but very pleasant. Most food was ok, but meats were over cooked, even though rare was requested.

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vipAgodava
New York Area
53 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good place with fantastic views of the Hudson River. Pub like menu. Food is well prepared. Recommend highly the roasted Brussels sprouts and pretzel bites appetizers. Chicken Milanese is excellent. Sandwiches are very good. Bartender is solid. Very good beer list.

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vipKieranF
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great atmosphere, views, service, food and live music. I'll be back.

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JamesD
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful, relaxed setting. Great service and food.

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vipKpbg
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Wonderful drinks, nice menu, excellent service and great food. Sat in a parking lot near trains. Not too loud.

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vipCAJ1
New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outdoor eating very nice. Good service and enjoyed our meal

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LindaB
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very nice, but crowded and noisy. Food is great. A bit pricy. Nice atmosphere.

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Nelly
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Always good food and drinks.

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vipSusan
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Fabulous service. Colleen went above and beyond. Good was excellent. Good value

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Hudson Social using the Order Online button.

Hudson Social is rated 4.4 stars by 145 OpenTable diners.

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.