Birdsall House

4.5
49 reviews
$30 and under
Gastro Pub
Established in 2010 by Tim Reinke and John Sharp, the Birdsall House quickly became a destination for craft beer and locally sourced cuisine (some from our own garden!) in the Hudson Valley. Chef Sturgess Spanos, a French-trained veteran, showcases his talent and flair for innovation, which compliment the gastropub's beer-centric beverage program. The Birdsall House Beer Garden opened in 2011 offering patio dining and picnic tables for groups to congregate and socialize over a pint. We look forward to your visit.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 49 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.5
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.4
Value
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LaurenP
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 27 December 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

Sitting inside is a different experience than sitting outside. (Outside is so much better) there was suppose to be a brunch prefix menu and there wasn’t and they ran out of certain dishes on the menu.

I will definitely try this place again but I hope they resolve some of the issues

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vipNoelle
Raleigh
7 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The vibe here is old English style pub. Very warm and inviting. Excellent food and great cocktails.

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StJohn
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 21 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The outdoor seating was both spacious and beautiful.

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ChristineP
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Phenomenal food, as always. Great experience, following all safety protocols while delivering great service. Thoroughly enjoyed our lunch in their courtyard.

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jarir
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Really a treat to sit outside on a crisp autumn night - warmed by comfort food, great company, propane heaters, fire pits and super friendly servers

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Mimi
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

We sat outside with the heated lamps, we were spaced out nicely and it was enjoyable. Customer service was great! They give you your space and they aren’t pushy.

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stephaniet
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Birdsall House is always amazing! Awesome Fall cocktails, beer, and grub. Excellent service!

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SuzanneM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Birdsall is a community hero. They have done everything they could to remain open and offer a great dining option during this tough pandemic.

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vipStefania
New York Area
81 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great food and service! Love the menu. Looking forward to coming back!

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NancyO
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

Outdoor dining is set up very well. The services were all very nice. The food was very good, but it arrived cold.

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HeatherB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always delicious food and a great vibe at the Birdsall House!

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KathyG
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place! Lengthy beer menu, great food menu, lovely atmosphere.

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CaroleS
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience4

Great ambience but I was yelled at when I opened the door and forgot to wear a mask. Not as auspicious beginning for a first timer. Once seated the waitress was pleasant enough. I ordered lamb sliders. The menu description had my mouth watering. Not so for the actual dish. The meat had been frozen and when cooked was dense and dry -not juicy and moist as I had expected. The French fries were crispy and hot and were enough for two people to share. I would go back again to see if the lamb burgers were an aberration. I did like the ambience

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MaryN
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Eating out in the garden is a real pleasure. I'm a big fan and long time customer because the food and the service are always good!

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Foodie1234
Sacramento
15 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Outside dining worked well as it was a beautiful fall day. Everyone enjoyed their meals.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I had a great lunch here! It was family friendly but also great for couples and friends. The server was very knowledgeable about the beers on draft and made solid recommendations. The food was fresh, tasty and complimented the drinks we ordered. Outdoors had a nice beer-garden vibe. I would definitely go back!

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KarenJ
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Great burgers and the fries, flavorful and perfectly cooked!

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Maryann
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Enjoyable brunch with live music. Food was good. Drinks were good.

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vipLisaJ
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent burgers, lovely outdoor space, and the live music was just getting started when we had to leave. Definitely recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

smoked chicken wings were awesome!

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Antonio
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 27 September 2020
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience4

Overall not bad but the service was a little lacking. As soon as we where seated waitress told us that there would be over an hour wait because the kitchen was backed up. Within that wait she never stopped by to asked if we needed anything else or how we were doing. We had to flag her down just to order another drink.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, great service, excellent Covid- space distancing outside!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 19 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great outdoor seating staff moved over portable heater for us, good food and reasonable pricing

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AnneK
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Excellent lunch and beer selection as well as terrific service

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Chachi808
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2020
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

Went for Sunday Brunch. Hostess was not warm or friendly. Service is sooo slow. Server did not want to take our food orders, just drinks, even though we were ready as soon as we sat down so we had to wait needlessly to place our foods orders. She seemed to have a bad attitude. Servers used to be friendlier/nicer at BH. We ordered two Sunday brunch orders but were only served one of the brunch drinks. Streamed Music would make it livelier outside, it’s so quiet and boring especially when the food took forever to arrive (even though the restaurant was at limited capacity). This was our first restaurant visit in 7 months so we were looking forward to it. We have dined at Birdsall House many many times and the food is good but the service is meh. Underwhelmed and disappointed this time around. The staff at Gleason’s, Taco Dive Bar, Ruben’s, Fin & Brew are way nicer.

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Roman6
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience4

Food was average for price , burger not cooked to specification and was rather small, outdoor ambience was nice. Nachos was/were minuscule amount as well as pulled pork. I rated it average as can get better at local pub for less cost.

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vipMarlar75
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

If you are interested in dining outside, this is the place. Wrought Iron tables spaced well apart. Farm to table menu, unusual options and ample portions. Excellent service.

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vipMCNY
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Lovely day to eat outside took over 45 mins to get 2 lunches after ordering - other than long wait all else very good

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Long wait but food was well worth it! Had a special brunch date with my 10 year old Princess and we loved loved the outdoor area and food!

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AshlieA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

My experience was beautiful ! Nat was absolutely phenomenal the service and the knowledge of the items on the menu made the experience of picking your meal smooth as well.
Will visit again, Thank you !

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JuliaJ
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience5

We go to Birdsall often during these COVID days since the patio is really nice. I don't eat meat (beef/lamb/pork) so my selection there is often limited. My hubby always finds something on the menu that he's very happy with. I usually do too, even if their version of a veggie burger. This time I ordered the special, ahi tuna, asking for it to be rare. The waiter assured me it would be just blackened on the outside.
When it arrived, it was more medium with only a hint of "rawness" in each chunk. I decided to go with it that way, although it was only so-so tasting.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Live band was great. It felt like they needed one more server though. Food seemed to lack salt, but was well made and the portions were great.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Live music was the perfect addition to the night. Delicious food, reasonably priced!

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JohnH
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Ate outside in garden. Service was great. Food was delicious. Wasn't too crowded. Very relaxing. A nice place to enjoy good food and a wonderful selection of beer.

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LisaL
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

We were served lunch on their patio. The wait staff was lovely, the owner friendly and informative, and the bartender a mix master. We ordered their Reuben sandwich, the Cubano and the Calamari Salad. Everyone was very happy with their meals. The menu is not extensive, but the food is very well prepared and beautifully presented. Desserts were quite good as well.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

I felt safe. The waiters wore their masks the whole time. The food and beer were really good. I just wish we didn’t have to walk through the bar to get to the outside area when there is a gate outside you could walk through.

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S336254
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Great food and drinks! The outdoor seating is spacious and very relaxing

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KM56
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2020
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

Great drinks & location. Unfortunately there was a hair in our food and we didn’t feel comfortable finishing after that. Will likely give it one more shot later on.

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vipSBCBL
Atlantic City
34 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service was fast and accurate. Nice ambiance with string lights, live music, seating outisde.The food was very good, highly recommend their burgers!

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vipMuchelleD
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2020
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience1

Food was so so, service was good. We sat outside however the inside restaurant area is dirty and is in much need of cleaning to say the least.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Birdsall House using the Order Online button. Birdsall House also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (914) 930-1880.

Birdsall House is rated 4.5 stars by 49 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.