Some of the most delicious foods available at Hudson Valley restaurants don't appear on the official menu.

You may have heard about "secret menu" items at some fast-food restaurants. These are items that aren't advertised, but customers in the know can order by name. Employees know exactly what they mean, and whip up a special recipe reserved for their most loyal customers.

We've discovered some of the best secret menu items that are available in the Hudson Valley to anyone who asks. Whether you're eating in Poughkeepsie, Kingston, Middletown, Newburgh or New Paltz, don't be shy! Scroll down and learn about these delicious sandwiches, drinks and side dishes that are hiding in plain sight and order them the next time you visit your favorite restaurant.

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