We are so happy to be celebrating our favorite season, spring with Passover and Easter fast approaching. While most of us will be having family and friends over to celebrate, it’s nice to go Out In Westchester and try some local restaurants. Below is a list of some of our favorites to celebrate with friends and family.
Crabtree’s Kittle House established itself as the farm-to-table pioneer in Westchester County and has maintained it’s excellent reputation as an outlet for the finest sustainable, naturally raised and grown products from small, artisanal farmers located in the Hudson Valley and beyond. Now celebrating it’s 30th anniversary, Crabtree’s Kittle House Restaurant and Inn continues to set the bar for fine dining and culinary excellence in Westchester County, offering a special Passover & Easter Sunday menus. Passover (March 30-April 7) for $60 pp you get a selection of appetizer, entrée and dessert on the menu is Smoked Fish Plate, Chjicken Matzah Ball Soup, Fillet of Beaverkill Hatchery Rainbow Trout, Braised Brisket of Hudson Valley Grass-fed Angus Beef. On Sundat, April 1st they will have a Easter Dinner (April 1) $75 pp also choice of appetizer, entrée and dessert, with Saffron Gnocchi (maine lobster, black truffle, roasted corn), Hudson Valley Foie Gras & Short Rib Ravioli, Shrimp & Grits, Braised Colorado Lamb Shank to list a few. Crabtree Kittle House is located at Eleven Kittle Road, Chappaqua New York 10514. Please call for reservations: 914-666-8044
Modern on the Rails Easter Brunch is 3pm – 6pm ($44 pp / $20 children under 10, plus tax and gratuity) has a great selection of buffet items including Baked Clams, Mussels ala Bianco, Shrimp Scampi, Roasted Leg of lamb, Eggplant Rollatini, Chicken Scarpariello, Pasta and much more plus a dessert table. Modern on the Rails occupies the old Mamaroneck Train Station, the second oldest surviving station-building on Metro North’s New Haven Line. Rich in history and Romanesque architecture, Modern on the Rails has updated its unique interior while preserving its old world charm. Modern is conveniently accessible to the train platform via the underpass tunnel. Ambiance is equally appealing for gathering for business professionals, friends, and families. Located at 1 Station Plaza, Mamaroneck, NY. Call for reservations: (914) 777-9300.
Half Moon on the Hudson River will have the Easter Bunny hopping around and available for picture-taking during brunch. Menu with a choice of an appetizer such as Oyster Rockefeller, Crab Cakes, Orange & Sesame Crust Ahi Tuna Sashimi and entrées such as Long Island Roasted Duck. Filet Mignon, and Lamb Milanese to name a few.
Cost: $68 Adults / $28 Children (Children menu available. Half Moon is located at 1 High Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522. Please call for reservations: (914) 693-4130 (They will require a $25 deposit for parties of 2-4. $50 dollar deposit required for parties of 5 or more. Deposit refundable up to 48hrs prior to the event.)
Benjamin Steakhouse will offer Easter Sunday Brunch from 11am – 3:30pm. A Pre Fixe Menu or $65 pp (plus tax and gratuity) from 12pm – 10pm, with blue point oysters, spring pea soup, rack of lamb, rib eye steak, chilean sea bass and desert. Call for reservations: (914) 428-6868
NoMa Social will feature traditional and not so traditional Easter Sunday fare ($49.95 pp, children under 10yr $20 pp, plus tax and gratuity) including action stations, giveaways for the kids, live entertainment and special appearance by the easter bunny. Seatings are at 11am, 1pm, 3pm & 5pm. This chic restaurant is located at the Radisson Hotel, 1 Radisson Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801. Call for reservations: (914) 576-4141
Crown Plaza in Downtown White Plains will have Easter Brunch (11:30am- 5:00pm) with live entertainment, omelet and carving stations, dessert buffet, bloody mary’s & mimosa’s. Plus an Easter Egg Hunt, kids craft table and a visit from the Easter Bunny! Cost: $44.95 per adult, $24.95 per child plus tax and gratuity. Crowne Plaza Downtown White Plains, 66 Have Ave, White Plains, NY 10601. Call for reservations: (914) 966-9229