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Welcome to the Rosendale Cafe

The Rosendale Cafe offers some of the best vegetarian food and performing artists in the Hudson Valley, serving weekly entrees, assorted salads, exciting homemade desserts, organic coffees, six tap micro brews, and wine.

Weekend concerts feature both local and international musicians: singer-songwriters, jazz, blues, world, and experimental; and every other Tuesday we host Singer-Songwriter Tuesdays, a showcase of local musicians.

Enjoy delicious, whole vegetarian cooking and hear great music in an intimate, smoke free restaurant environment.

Recognized by Chronogram Magazine as Best Vegetarian Restaurant and Best Performance Space, we also received a four star rating for food and value in the Poughkeepsie Journal.

After a concert by The Hunger Mountain Boys, enthusiastic audience member Ammuse wrote “… The Rosendale Cafe holds a special place in my heart, being among one of my favorite intimate music venues in not only my surrounding area, but in NY State itself.”  Click here to see the full review, including some great photos.



Upcoming Events


Carolee Rodriguez will teach Salsa On1, Los Angeles style with Puerto Rican Flavor!

September 27, 2018

7:30 PM

Admission: $10 for Lessons, $5 for Just Social and Dancing

Dojo Dance Company Salsa

On1 Salsa, also known LA-Style salsa, is one the most common styles of salsa dancing in the Bay Area and around the world. On1 salsa dancing is so-called because dancers break forward on the first count of the measure (on 1). Come and Join Carolee for two sessions at the [...] Read More.

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Kyle Carey

September 29, 2018

8:00 PM

Admission: $15

Kyle Carey’s unique fusion of ‘Gaelic Americana’ music includes influences of the American Folk Anthology and the traditional music of Cape Breton, Ireland and Scotland. Kyle’s third and newest album, The Art of Forgetting, produced by Dirk Powell, recorded in Louisiana, and featuring luminaries such as Rhiannon Giddens, John McCusker [...] Read More.

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Learn Cha Chacha with Carol and Steven Pressman

October 04, 2018

7:30 PM

Admission: $10 for Lessons, $5 for Just Social and Dancing

Dojo Dance Company Salsa

The cha-cha-chá, is a dance of Cuban origin. It is danced to the music of the same name introduced by Cuban composer and violinist Enrique Jorrin in the early 1950s. This rhythm was developed from the danzón-mambo and it is easy to learn this rhythm since the music has a [...] Read More.

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