The Hudson Valley is home to incredible restaurants. Between the Culinary Institute of America, the waterfront restaurants, and celebrity chefs in the area, we have some amazing choice. Because we have so many restaurants to choose from, the Hudson Valley has become a destination for food and travel.

For many people, they turn to places like Yelp! and TripAdvisor. And as a Hudson Valley native, the top 10 recommended restaurants on TripAdvisor shocked me. Here are the top 10 recommended restaurants in the Hudson Valley according to TripAdvisor:

1. Christina's, Kingston

2. Pizzeria Posto, Rhinebeck

3. Rosticceria Rossi and Sons, Poughkeepsie

4. Provisions, Woodstock

5. Rockland Bakery, Nanuet

6. Iron Gate Cafe, Albany

7. Adams Fairacre Farm, Newburgh

8. Garvan's, New Paltz

9. Le Canard Enchaine, Kingston

10. Bistro 12, Tarrytown

FIRST THINGS FIRST, while I love Adams Fairacre Farms, it is not a restaurant. Nor is Rockland Bakery. Who made this list? This does not fully capture the Hudson Valley food scene at all. What are your favorite restaurants in the Hudson Valley? Comment below or on our Facebook to let us know.