Forrest Sidestreet Cafe 845-878-6571
It’s just off the west side of New York Rt. 22 (and just over the border and in Patterson,NY). Out of a truck, this friendly couple has been serving hamburgers, hot dogs and a surprisingly long list of other tasty items to an ever increasing group of local appreciators. Long lunch hours only.
McKinney and Doyle Fine Foods Cafe and Bakery 845-855-3875
10 Charles Colman Blvd.
A popular favorite.
O’Connor’s Public House (845) 289-0666
6 Broad Street
Fish and chips, burgers, and more
Pawling Tavern 845-855-9141
42 Charles Colman Blvd.
Burgers, fries, and more.
Big W’s Roadside BBQ 845-832-6200
2 miles north on New York Rt. 22
Warren and his smoked meats are legends.
Thai Elephant 2 845-319-6295
2693 New York Rt. 22
Tios Restaurant & Cantina (845) 319-6480
3161 New York Rt. 22
280 New York Rt. 22
Lunch time buffets on the weekend.
New Fairfield, CT
If you’re prepared for a rewarding diversion, experiment with the myriad ethnic restaurant choices available over the state line. Lively and authentic Brazilian, Peruvian, and Mexican spots dot this city, formerly a hat manufacturing center.