Eat Your Way Through Delaware County

The Great Western Catskills have no shortage of delicious options for eating out. From a farm-to-table pre-fixe dinner at Brushland Eating House to a fan favorite meatloaf panini (made with local grass-fed beef, of course) at Blue Bee Cafe, and even Catskill Momos with momo’s “just as good as Jackson Heights,” Delaware County is loaded with culinary attractions that receive rave reviews and a lot of press. 

Eat your way through Delaware County with our list of great restaurants. You don’t have to take our word for it, but you may want to listen to the press! Enjoy the following restaurants and browse the links to read articles by the New York Times, Eater, Chronogram, and more.

Andes Hotel

The Andes Hotel
110 Main Street
Andes, NY, 13731
(845) 676-4408

The Andes Hotel is a restaurant and stay that offers a full menu and bar in a building with history and rural charm. The Hudson Valley post added The Andes Hotel to their list of 13 Incredible Restaurants in 13 Tiny Upstate towns. Read more from the article here.

Awestruck Cider           Awestruck Mill
8 Winkler Road                  34 Howell Street
Sidney, NY 13838              Walton, NY 13856
(607) 232-1143

ILOVENY spotlighted 12 Places to Visit in NY Run by Women, with a great review of Awestruck Cider & Awestruck Mill. Commenting on the atmosphere of both locations, ILOVENY said, “It’s all part of creating an unforgettable sensory experience that’s centered and shared around cider.” Read more from the article here.

Blue Bee Cafe
114 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753

(607) 746-8060Eater NY went on a “Food Crawl Through Mom-and-Pop Shops of the Catskills” and found the meat-loaf panini at Blue Bee Cafe irresistible, “Besides baked goods, it specializes in meal-size salads and sandwiches, some featuring retro fillings, as seen in this warm meat loaf panino.” Read more from Eater here.

Blue Bee Meat Loaf Sandwich, Courtesy of Eater

Bovina Farm & Fermentory
2951 County Route 5
Bovina, NY 13740

Opened just under two years ago, The Brunswick News added the restaurant to their list of 14 Restaurants in Upstate NY that are Worth the Trip, “All the ingredients on the four- to five-course menu are plucked from area farms. The cooking reflects the area, which is rich in wild game…” Read more here.

Brushland Eating House
1927 County Road 6
Bovina Center, NY 13740
(607) 832-4861

Brushland Eating House is listed by Conde Nast as “One of the World’s Best Restaurants with Rooms,” and was even honored with a recent James Beard nomination. Eater NY dined for the Persian Full Moon Dinner and experienced, “Toward the end, past the olive-oil cake with feta-infused whipped cream, pistachios and Cara Caras, the evening reaches its peak: Music switches from 1970s soul to Persian beats.” Read more about the experience here.

Brushland Eating House, Photo by Christian Harder

Café Marguerite
746 Main Street
Margaretville, NY 12455
(718) 484-2121 

Café Marguerite is a charming cafe in Margaretville, with delicious food and great espresso, and a cafe that Wherever Family finds, “Café Marguerite is another great breakfast option, with baked goods and a savory selection.” Read more from Wherever Family here.

Catskill Momos
191 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753

(607) 746-2233Located at the end of Main Street in Delhi, Catskills Momos is so good that Eater claims, “The Catskills has Momos just as Good as Jackson Heights.” Read more from Eater here.

Catskill Momos, photo courtesy of Eater

80 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753
(607) 464-4043

A Catskills-transplant and visitor favorite, EightyMain offers house made pasta, octopus, local pork belly, craft cocktails, and a great beer and wine selection. 

Hamden General Store
35796 New York 10
Hamden, NY 13782
(607) 464-4006

A small town modernized general store stocked full with pantry items, locally made goods, produce, and tucked in the back, a little cafe offering insanely delicious sandwiches by Antonio Mora. Chronogram tried a few sandwiches, “Mora takes these classics and elevates them using fresh, mostly locally sourced ingredients. His cooking is comfort food. The delicious renditions of these sandwiches are a welcome addition to the traditional general store model.” Read more from Chronogram here.

Tiny’s Cafe at Hamden General Store, Photo by Christian Harder

84 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753
(607) 746-8731

Hollow is a cafe by day and tapas style bar and restaurant by night. Enjoy the perfect cup of coffee in the renovated storefront before 3 pm. After 5 pm, enter through the side door to enjoy great food and exceptional cocktails in the modern, cozy restaurant and bar.

The Print House
1070 Main Street
Fleischmanns, NY
(845) 354-3334

This new restaurant specializes in craft cocktails, delicious beverages, and vinyl music. Chronogram interviewed the owner, Joe DeVito, who recently renovated the entire building. “DeVito, who designed The Print House menu and cooks all the food, made sure to include his grandmother’s meatballs. This dish is cooked and served in cast iron skillet, a style signature to The Print House’s entrees.” Read more from Chronogram here.

Photo courtesy of The Print House

Strickland Hollow
70 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753
(443) 791-1259

The Strickland Hollow Café at the Tasting Room is a European inspired café, serving conserva, charcuterie, fresh pasta, house-made sausage, artisan cocktails and more. They are open multiple days a week with their café menu and offer a special pizza menu on Wednesday nights.

Tulip & Rose
435 Main Street
Franklin, NY
(607) 829-4040

Tulip & Rose is an unassuming gem with delicious food. Watch this video Vice Munchies made while visiting the restaurant.

Wayside Cider
55 Redden Lane
Andes, NY 13731
(607) 676-6002

Wayside Cider makes unique hard ciders with heritage apples and has a full kitchen in Andes, NY. Vine Pair tried a few ciders with dinner and found, “They paired well with every meal we had and really opened my eyes to what ciders have to offer.” Read more here. Read what Chronogram said here.

Wayside Cider

Uncle Brother
250 East Front Street
Hancock, NY 13783

Uncle Brother is part restaurant and part art gallery open on Friday and Saturday in the summer. The New York Times visited in 2017. The vision and format remains the same, with a limited menu offered in the transformed car dealership with a large gallery space in the back. Read more from the NY Times here

Zada’s Bar
850 Main Street
Margaretville, NY 12455
(607) 670-0025

This speakeasy style bar offers charcuterie boards and small bites in a great atmosphere. Wherever Family recommends Zada’s as a must-visit destination in Margaretville, NY. Read more here.

Photo courtesy of Zada’s Bar