Reviews & Awards

Exemplary Culinarian

Agnes Devereux was chosen as one of 12 “exemplary culinarians” for the 2009 “Honoring the Hands” calendar, in the company of such restaurant super stars as Dan Barber of Blue Hill at Stone Barns and Neil Ferguson of Monteverde.

The Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America Restaurant Critics Panel selected The Village Tearoom, Restaurant & Bake Shop as a Destination Restaurant.


Trip Advisor has rated The Village TeaRoom Restaurant & Bake Shop #1 in New Paltz for several years.

Hudson Valley Magazine

For 2006 the readership of Hudson Valley Magazine awarded the honour of “Best in the Hudson Valley” for the Potato Toussaint Tart. In 2007 it was honoured again with “Best Desserts in the Hudson Valley”.


The highest rated New Paltz restaurant in Zagat, this hugely popular restaurant review has consistently praised the restaurant’s, food & décor.

The Times Herald Record

The Times Herald Record declared “The Village TeaRoom is like New Paltz itself, an original that doesn’t follow the traditional path. Agnes Devereux, the owner should be proud. The food here is good; it tastes home made in the best sense of the word.” Four Stars for value!

Poughkeepsie Journal

Four Stars by the Poughkeepsie Journal “Despite a veneer of rustic simplicity, The Village Tearoom manifests a calm, yet profound perfectionism.”

Village Tea Room Articles:

Our Cilantro Chicken Salad featured in Gourmet – July 7, 2009
Valley Table – Issue 35, March-May 2007
Times Herald-Record Review – March 18, 2005
Poughkeepsie Journal Review – March 18, 2005
Times Herald-Record Tea Article – March 13, 2005
New Paltz Oracle: Room Fits Town to a ‘Tea’ – September 2004
Tearoom Tempast – February 2005
Woodstock Times Review – October 28, 2004
New Paltz Times: Tea for two – August 5, 2004
Chronogram Article

Opening Hours

Tuesday 8am - 9pm
Wednesday 8am - 9pm
Thursday 8am - 9pm
Friday 8am - 9pm
Saturday 8am - 9pm
Sunday 8am - 8pm


The Village TeaRoom

10 Plattekill Ave, New Paltz, NY 12561