Dining

There are many fine restaurants in Sleepy Hollow Country.

This is a diverse but by no means exhaustive selection of restaurants representative of the choices nearby our historic sites, organized by town. The restaurants did not pay for these listings; Selections were made by our staff.

Tarrytown & Irvington & Elmsford

Fine Dining

Chutney Masala
Irvington, NY
A most attractive Indian restaurant located near the river in Irvington.

Equus Restaurant
Tarrytown, NY
Equus offers fine dining set in the luxurious surroundings of the Castle-on-the-Hudson. The restaurant is perfect for special occasions, business meetings or romantic outings. The greenhouse features views of the Hudson River, while an interior room boasts a roaring fireplace in fall and winter.

Il Sorriso
Irvington, NY
A charming restaurant on a side street off Main Street, near the river. Pleasant atmosphere in an older building. Ambitious Italian cuisine and an outdoor dining area.

Mima Vinoteca
Irvington, NY
They bill themselves as a wine bar/restaurant. This was the former location of the Red Hat restaurant and is very attractive, on Main Street in Irvington.

MP Taverna
Irivngton, NY
Contemporary Greek food in a beautiful setting. By the river, but no river views.

Osaka Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar
Tarrytown, NY
Japanese cuisine served at hibachi tables, in tatami rooms or at a sushi bar.

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
Tarrytown, NY
Located in the Westchester Marriott, this steakhouse features USDA prime steaks, chops, fresh seafood, and live Maine lobsters, and an award-winning wine list.

Tarry Tavern
Tarrytown, NY
Fresh, house-made foods. American cuisine, but drawing some inspiration from French and Italian culinary traditions.

The Twisted Oak
Tarrytown, NY
Locally sourced New American fare with Italian influences. Menu changes daily.

Casual Fare

Bella's Restaurant
Tarrytown, NY
An award-winning, classic American diner.

Bistro 12
Tarrytown, NY
Mediterranean fare.

Bistro Z
Tarrytown, NY
An upscale, modern American bistro at the Doubletree Hotel.

Cooper's Mill
Tarrytown, NY
Locally and regionally sourced ingredients star in the eatery's upscale American plates. Located at the Westchester Marriott.

Horsefeathers
Tarrytown, NY
A cozy, casual tavern. Excellent pub fare and large beer selection. Some outdoor dining.

Lefteris Gyro
Tarrytown, NY
Authentic Greek cuisine.

Mint Premium Foods
19 Main Street, Tarrytown, NY
Charming cafe with international dishes and gourmet shop

Raasa
Elmsford, NY
Sophisticated menu of tasty, authentic Indian cuisine. Excellent buffet lunch.

River City Grille
Irvington, NY
Set at the intersection of Route 9 and Main Street in Irvington, this restaurant looks like a brightly painted diner from the outside. Inside, however, it's clear that diner days are long past. The décor is cheerful and the food good.

Santa Fe
Tarrytown, NY
The light and festive atmosphere combines with southwestern cuisine at this popular Main Street restaurant. The menu includes a number of vegetarian dishes and inventive specialties such as crabmeat enchiladas.

Silver Tips Tea Room
Tarrytown, NY
Sandwiches, soups, salads, scones, afternoon tea. Casual and simple, no frills, with many teas to choose from.

Sweet Grass Grill
Tarrytown, NY
In the heart of the village, right on Main Street. Features an ever-changing menu that incorporates ingredients from more than a dozen local farms. Lots of vegetarian options. Full bar. Bright and comfortable.

The Tapp
Tarrytown, NY
A gastropub serving traditional bar food and much more.

The Taco Project
Tarrytown, NY
Casual Mexican fare using fresh ingredients. Open for lunch and dinner.

Yogurt Le Crêpe
Tarrytown, NY
Sweet and savory crêpes along with a wide selection of frozen yogurt.

River Views

The Red Hat
Irvington, NY
Attractively decorated restaurant featuring American and some continental cuisine.

Sunset Cove
Tarrytown, NY
Tucked into a corner of the Irvington Boat Club (access via Tarrytown) Sunset Cove is hard to find but affords views of the Hudson River. Boat club atmosphere.

Sleepy Hollow & Pocantico Hills

Fine Dining

Blue Hill at Stone Barns
Pocantico Hills, NY
Blue Hill at Stone Barns is the Barber family's second restaurant for fine dining, their first being the well-known, highly regarded "Blue Hill," in Greenwich Village. Their creative, prix fixe menus reflect the seasons and feature food from Hudson Valley and regional farms. In 2004, the New York Times rated this restaurant "excellent." Reservations for the restaurant (dinner only) are required. Blue Hill also runs a small, informal café for lunch and snacks. Reservations are not needed for the cafe.

Casual Fare

Tastefully Yours at Philipsburg Manor
Sleepy Hollow, NY
Panini-style sandwiches, salads, espresso drinks, and tasty treats. Box lunches are available for groups. The outdoor patio and air-conditioned greenhouse cafe offer views of historic Philipsburg Manor. Information: tastefullyyours@optonline.net

rattoria with wonderful ambience and some of the best fresh organic pasta dishes from both the northern and southern regions of Italy - See more at: http://www.destinationsleepyhollow.org/2010/06/finalmente-trattoria-italiana-wine-bar-.html#sthash.kH2Bj2pJ.dpuf

J.P. Doyles
Sleepy Hollow, NY
An informal Irish pub and restaurant on Beekman Avenue.

Santorini
Sleepy Hollow, NY
A family-owned Greek restaurant rated "very good" by the New York Times.

River View

Bridge View Tavern
Sleepy Hollow, NY
A wide selection of draft beer, house smoked barbecue, and a variety of salads, seafood, and other American cuisine. View of the Tappan Zee and the Hudson.

Croton-on-Hudson

Casual Fare

Anton
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Recently opened for dinner, this restaurant features Spanish and American cuisine. It is at 337 S. Riverside Ave., just up the street from Van Cortlandt Manor. Menu

Croton Colonial Restaurant & Diner
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
A local favorite, this diner serves standbys such as homemade soups, hot open-faced sandwiches, and hamburgers along with a selection of paninis and Greek and Italian dinner entrées until 1am every day. Family friendly.

Justin Thyme Café
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
This Café serves American cuisine with an international flair in an historic landmark site. Steaks, seafood, pasta, burgers, salads and wraps are available plus a children's menu and house made desserts. Fall specials include apple cider martinis and locally brewed pumpkin ale. 

Memphis Mae’s BBQ Bistro
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Voted “Best of Westchester BBQ” 2009, “Best Ribs” in Westchester 2009, and “One of “Westchester’s Best restaurants for Families 2009,” Memphis Mae’s offers a wide variety of authentic southern BBQ and down home American cuisine in a casual dining environment.

Pronto Pizzeria and Restaurant
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Conveniently located in the Shop Rite plaza across from Van Cortlandt Manor, Pronto offers classic Italian favorites plus pizza (by the slice or full pie) and a bar.

Tagine
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Another inviting option from the owners of Umami Café, Tagine is a French Brasserie with a Moroccan accent, and was rated “Very Good” by the New York Times. A small wine bar accommodates diners who prefer the casual style of the bar. Reservations are not taken.

The Tavern at Croton Landing
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
A creative pub menu with many craft beers on tap.

Umami Cafe
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
This kid-friendly spot offers $6 children’s plates and is located less than ½ mile from Van Cortlandt Manor. Adults will enjoy the international selection, ranging from Thai Curry and Hanger Steak to Wagyu Burgers. Reservations are not taken, but the restaurant prides itself on serving large groups quickly.

Fine Dining

Fino
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Specializes in Northern Italian cuisine.

Ocean House Oyster Bar & Grill
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
A seafood lover's paradise that mimics the feel of a classic oceanfront eatery.

Further afield

Fine Dining

Crabtree's Kittle House
Chappaqua, NY
Excellent "Progressive American Cuisine" with award-winning wine list. The setting is a colonial style inn in a suburban neighborhood near the Readers Digest headquarters. One of the best known Westchester "destination" restaurants, Crabtree's Kittle House is expensive - but worth it. The Inn has 12 guest rooms in addition to the restaurant.

Juniper
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
One of the best new restaurants in Westchester, with fresh, innovative cuisine that defies easy categories. This is a BYOB restaurant, with a small corkage fee.

Peter Pratt's Inn
Yorktown, NY
Attractive country inn in a historic building with fireplace and atmosphere.

Casual Fare

India House
Montrose, NY
Diverse Indian menu. Casual ambiance. Kid-friendly.

Tomatillo
Dobbs Ferry, NY
An informal, affordable Mexican restaurant featuring many fresh, seasonal ingredients from the Hudson Valley, including organic produce from Stone Barns.

River Views

Harvest-on-Hudson
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Harvest's waterfront setting affords spectacular views of the Hudson River and the Palisade Cliffs. It takes a few twists and turns through Hastings to arrive at this remarkable site, but sophisticated Mediterranean cuisine and a fine wine list combine for a superb high-end dining experience.

The Boathouse
Ossining, NY
This casual, friendly waterside eatery overlooks marinas and the Hudson River. It's great place to get a meal or maybe a drink and a few appetizers and watch the sunset. It's within walking distance of the Ossining train station.