Best Restaurants in Westchester According to Locals

Best Restaurants in Westchester

Are you looking for restaurant recommendations in Westchester? The best recommendations come from unsponsored, unbiased sources. If you have been following Suburbs 101, you know that we conduct weekly interviews of local suburbanites. In every interview, we always ask for restaurant recommendations. We thought it would be interesting to compile a list of recommended restaurants in Westchester. Here are the best restaurants in Westchester according to locals.

Best Westchester Restaurants According to Locals

Based on our interviews with local Westchester residents, Bartaco is by far a favorite restaurant in Westchester. Bartaco received the most recommendations. Tarry Lodge, Underhills Crossing, Burrata, Fogama, and The Inn at Pound Ridge also received multiple recommendations from our interviews with Westchester residents. Note: These restaurants are personal favorites of local suburbanites that we interview. They may not be your typical top restaurants since these are personal favorites.

Best Westchester Restaurants by Town

Below you will find the best Westchester restaurants according to the local suburbanites we interviewed.

Best Restaurants in Ardsley

L’Inizio in Arsdley is a favorite restaurant, known for its Italian Cuisine.

Best Armonk Restaurants

The two recommended Armonk restaurants are Indi-Q for Indian Cuisine and Modern Barn for New American Cuisine.

Best Restaurants in Bedford, NY

Truck is a favorite New Mexican restaurant in Bedford and the Barn at the Bedford Post Inn is a favorite American restaurant.

Best Bronxville Restaurants

There are a few Bronxville restaurants recommended by the local Westchester residents. For American cuisine, Underhills Crossing is a favorite. If you like Italian, our locals recommend Rosie’s Bistro Italiano and Scalini Osteria. For pizza, they recommend Coals. If you are looking for a deli with good bagels, then you will like Park Place.

Best Chappaqua Restaurants

There are a few Chappaqua restaurants recommendations. If you are looking for french bistro fare, then you will like Le Jardin du Roi. Quaker Hill Tavern, serving new american cuisine is also a favorite. Crabtree Kittle House is a favorite Farm to Table restaurant. Ibiza Kitchen has a great mediterranean restaurant.

Best Croton-on-Hudson Restaurant

Ocean House Oyster Bar and Grill is a popular New England Seafood restaurant in Croton-on-Hudson.

Best Restaurants in Eastchester

If you are looking for good Italian restaurants in Eastchester, you will like Buratta Wood Fired Pizza and Polpettina.

Best Irvington, NY Restaurants

There are a few favorite restaurants in Irvington. For Italian, Mima Vinoteca is a good choice. If you want American with French Bistro classics, then you can’t go wrong with Red Hat on the River. For authentic mexican cuisine, La Chinita Poblana is a favorite. If you are looking for a Greek restaurant in Irvington, then you should try MP Taverna.

Best Restaurant in Katonah

If you are looking for an Italian restaurant in Katonah, then you should go to Peppino’s Ristorante.

Best Larchmont Restaurants

There are a few recommended restaurants in Larchmont. Rio Bravo is a good choice for Mexican food. If you want locally sourced Italian cuisine, then you can’t go wrong with Polpettina. Vintage 1891 Kitchen is a favorite for American cuisine. If you want a casual bakery/cafe, then stop by Stan’z Cafe. Craving for ice cream, then you will love Longford’s Ice Cream.

Best Mamaroneck Restaurants

There are a few recommended restaurants in Mamaroneck. If you are looking for a pub, you will like Molly Spillanes. Craving Mexican street food, then go to Cafe La Fondita. What about no-frills Pizzeria, you will like Sal’s Pizza and Jimmy’s Pizza. Rani Mahal is a favorite restaurant for Indian cuisine. If you are looking for a bakery, then you will like Boiano Bakery.

Best Mt. Kisco Restaurants

Lefteris Gyro is a favorite Greek restaurant in Mt. Kisco (they also have other Westchester restaurant locations). If you want casual American, then go to Mt. Kisco Diner. Mt. Kisco Diner is known for their over-the-top, Instagram worthy milk shakes.

Best Mt. Vernon Restaurants

If you are looking for good Jamaican food in Westchester, then you should go to Ripe Kitchen and Bar.

Best New Rochelle Restaurants

Looking for a good Italian restaurant in New Rochelle? Then try Modern Restaurant and Lounge.

Best North Salem Restaurants

For upscale New American cuisine, you will like 121 in North Salem. If you are looking for a good seafood restaurant in Westchester, you can’t go wrong with Farmer and the Fish.

Best Restaurants in Pleasantville

There are a few recommended restaurants in Pleasantville. Craft Pizza and Beer is a favorite restaurant for pizza. If you are looking for a good Japanese restaurant, try Dai Sushi. For authentic Greek food, you will like Lefteris Gyro.

Best Port Chester Restaurants

Port Chester has a vibrant bar and restaurant scene. Bar Taco is a favorite for Mexican Street food. If you want one of the best pizzas in Westchester, then you should definitely try Colony Grill. Their pizza is addictive! For good Peruvian food, then you can’t go wrong with Acuario. If you are looking for a good Columbian restaurant in Westchester, Aqui Es Santa Fe is a good choice. For seafood, you will like Saltaire. It has a great oyster bar and happy hour.

Best Pound Ridge Restaurants

If you are looking for a farm to table restaurant in Westchester, then you will like The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean Georges. It’s also a great spot for brunch.

Best Restaurant in Purchase, NY

For amazing Italian food in Westchester, you should try Tredici North. You will love the meatballs.

Best Restaurants in Rye

For good Japanese in Rye, try Fogama and OKO. You can’t go wrong with Ruby’s Oyster Bar and Bistro for lunch or dinner.

Best Rye Brook Restaurants

Locals love Fortina for good, casual Italian Cuisine. You will love the wood-fired pizza and pasta. If you are looking for a Japanese hibachi restaurant in Westchester, then you will like Buddha Asian Bistro and Hibachi.

Best Scarsdale Restaurants

If you want casual Italian with a good happy hour, you can’t go wrong with 808 Social. For seafood in Scarsdale, go to Eastchester Fish Gourmet. If you are in a hurry and want grab and go plant-based organic meals and juices, then go to Organic Pharmer.

Best Tarrytown Restaurants

There are a few recommended restaurants in Tarrytown. Lefteris Gyro is a favorite restaurant for Greek Cuisine. If you are looking for a good happy hour, Cooper’s Mill is great. For fine dining, you can’t go wrong with Equus Restaurant.

Best White Plains Restaurants

If you want fresh seafood and oysters, Kee Oyster Bar is a top choice in Westchester. Kee Oyster Bar also has a good happy hour. For small plates and happy hour, Lilly’s is a good spot to meet up with friends.

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