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Hours & Location

View Essie's Restaurant at 14 Mount Carmel Place,
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 on Google Maps

Call Essie's Restaurant by phone at 845-452-7181

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 Hours Of Operation

Crafted Cocktail Hour 

Tuesday-Saturday 4pm-6pm


Monday Closed

Tuesday-Thursday 5:30pm-9:30pm

Friday-Saturday 5:30pm-10pm

Sunday Closed




Parking is available for Essie’s Restaurant in the municipal parking lot on Delafield St. under the walkway over the Hudson. Additional parking is located on Dutchess Ave. and Verazzano Blvd.


Essie’s is an elegant yet casual dining American restaurant located in the heart of the Little Italy section of Poughkeepsie, NY under the direction of Executive Chef Brandon Walker a CIA graduate from Brooklyn, NY. Chef Walker's Modern American menu is  inspired by global flavors and his family roots from the Caribbean and American South. Chef Walker uses  modern cooking  techniques and local seasonal ingredients when available to support the local food economy and to show case the best ingredients that the Hudson Valley offers.  The Dining room pays homage to the things of old with vintage, industrial, and reclaimed wood features to create a cozy, warm and inviting environment.

Brandon Walker

Executive Chef/Owner

Chef Brandon Walker, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, has a range of professional experience in the culinary arts, including time working at renowned New York City restaurants such as The Park Avenue Cafe, Oceana, Asiate, BLT Prime and TriBeCa Grill. After working in New York City...


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