The Catskills are a mountain range, found in eastern New York, that run through Delaware, Greene, Sullivan and Ulster Counties. The region is home to many attractions, such as the Delaware & Ulster Railroad, Empire State Railway Museum, the Woodstock Museum, the Irish American Museum and the Mountain Top Arboretum. Visitors have many dining options to choose from throughout the Catskills region.
The Catskills are a popular getaway for New York City residents.
ant and Taproom
The Peekamoose Restaurant and Tap Room is located in Big Indian, less than one mile from the Belleayre Mountain Ski Center. The menu changes seasonally to incorporate fresh, locally-grown ingredients. Fish is typically featured on the menu, such as pan-roasted Arctic char served with roasted beets, roasted shallots, celery veloute and drizzled with white-truffle oil. Another favorite is the pork tenderloin cured in-house and served with braised red cabbage and mashed potatoes. The bar serves nine micro-brew beers from New York as well as a selection of domestic and imported beers. The wine list features over 90 varieties, including a number of rare imports from France, California, Italy and Portugal. The restaurant is open for dinner only Thursdays through Mondays. The atmosphere is casual, and a children’s menu is available for young diners.
Peekamoose Restaurant and Tap Room
State Highway 28
Big Indian, NY 12410
Pine Hill Arms Restaurant
Located in the town of Pine Hill, the Pine Hill Arms Restaurant is less than three minutes from Fish Creek State Forest, which is popular for hiking, fishing, hunting and horseback-riding. Grilled entrees are the specialty of the house. Entrees include filet Mignon served in a peppercorn, horseradish and cognac cream sauce. Another is the pecan-coated chicken breast in a peach sauce. Seafood lovers may opt for the grilled grouper with an herbed nut crust in a basil beurre blanc sauce. The Pine Hill Arms Restaurant is open for dinner nightly, with the exception of Mondays and Tuesdays when the restaurant is closed. The restaurant’s atmosphere is casual. Overnight accommodations also are available on-site at the Pine Hill Arms Inn.
Pine Hill Arms Restaurant
Pine Hill, NY 12465
The Prospect Restaurant is situated inside of Scribner Hollow Lodge in Hunter. The area is known for Hunter Mountain, a popular site for snow-tubing and skiing. The restaurant menu changes seasonally, but always incorporates local flavors like Long Island duck, rainbow trout caught in the Catskills and lamb sausage made in the Hudson River Valley. The restaurant’s extensive wine list has won the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence each year since 2001. Prospect Restaurant is open nightly for dinner. Reservations are required. The restaurant has an upscale atmosphere. Business casual attire is appropriate. Overnight accommodations are available on-site at the Scribner Hollow Lodge.
Hunter, NY 12442
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