Press Coverage of Coppola’s Original Restaurant

Images of Coppola’s Original Restaurant at the Rialto Theater

Famous Guests

Menus from the 1960s

Restaurant Awards

Here is a list of some of the awards Coppola’s Original Restaurant earned over the years:

“Just what you want – classic fare at reasonable prices; for decades, it’s been a mainstay for local families who appreciate the nice atmosphere and capable, no-rush staff that lets you relax and enjoy.” – 2011-2012
“Excellent. Among the Highest Rate for Service in Dutchess County” – 2007
“This Tried-and-True family-run Poughkeepsie red-sauce Italian is best known for its friendly welcomes and generous portions.” – 2006

Hudson Valley Magazine 
Best Restaurant Award, Veal and Chicken Pizzaiola, 1977
Best Restaurant Award, Italian Rum Cake, 1977 


Coppola’s Muses

The 1920 Rialto Theatre statues that have adorned the walls of the Original Coppola’s Restaurant for over 50 years have been donated back to the theatre from whence they started.