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Equus offers a medieval atmosphere with welcoming decorations.
Take in the festive old-world Christmas charm of the beautifully decorated Castle Hotel & Spa in Tarrytown. Enjoy live music and a sumptuous Christmas Eve or Christmas Day Dinner with all the trimmings at this historic 19th century landmark.
400 Benedict Avenue
(914) 631-3646; castlehotelandspa.com
This rustic culinary gem located in a colonial style villa in Yorktown Heights will be serving a Family Christmas Eve dinner starting at 4:00 pm. A la Carte menu choices start at $25 and a children’s menu will also be available. Specifics to come.
672 Croton Heights Rd
Mulino’s of Westchester
White Plains’ northern Italian food connoisseurs will feature a Christmas-inspired a la carte throughout December, featuring several seasonal additions to their award-winning Italian menu. On December 21 between 12 and 2:30 pm, Mulino’s will also welcome Santa Claus and families are invited to come and have their photos taken with Santa while the bar will be serving complimentary drinks to the adults and cookies to the children – everything completely free of charge!
99 Court St
BLT Steak White Plains
Alongside traditional Christmas dishes like tender prime rib and mashed potatoes, White Plains’ meaty BLT Steak will feature menu novices like duck consommé matzo ball soup with foie gras and carrot tops on both Christmas Eve and Day from 5 – 11 pm. The restaurant promises a blend of reinvented and seasonal dishes for a luxuriously meat-filled Christmas experience.
221 Main St
Rafael Palomino, the cookbook author and head chef of Portchester’s picturesque Latino restaurant, invites to a “Chino-Latino” three-course dinner on Christmas Day. As implied by the name, the menu will feature Asian/Latino-fusion dishes such as duck confit and goat cheese empanadas and skirt steak with lobster fried rice. The three-course only costs $45/person and will be served throughout the entire day.
179 Rectory St
Labeling itself “a Manhattan dining experience in Bronxville,” Underhills Crossing will host its annual “Feast of the Seven Fishes” on Christmas Eve from 4-10 pm. Prices to come.
74.5 Pondfield Rd
The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges
For the affluent enthusiast, Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Inn At Pound Ridge—reviewed by Westchester Magazine here—will be offering a four-course price fixe menu featuring such delicacies as bay scallop crudo with beet dressing and lamb chops with smoked chili glaze and broccoli rabe. The $108 four-course will be served in addition to an extensive A la Carte on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Photo by Mike Polito
The Inn at Pound Ridge is the perfect choice for an upscale holiday dining experience.
258 Westchester Ave
Stone Manor 101
If you’re in the Hawthorne area, this Mediterranean steak house will be serving a four-course special complete with super salad, appetizers, main course, and desert. Lunch specials are $20.95 while dinner specials are $29.95.
101 Saw Mill River Rd
Lovers of Greek food rejoice, you can get your fix in Armonk this holiday. The Beehive will be serving dinner specials on Christmas Eve all day long. Limited seating is available, so reservations are highly recommended.
30 Old Route 22
(914) 765-0688; beehive-restaurant.com
For three consecutive weekends (excluding Fridays), the Bear Mountain Inn’s premiere restaurant is hosting “Meet Santa for Breakfast.” After enjoying a breakfast buffet with ol’ Saint Nick himself, kids get to decorate their very own gingerbread cookie!
3020 Seven Lakes Drive
(845) 786-2731; visitbearmountain.com
If it’s fine dining and atmosphere you’re looking for, and you’re willing to travel over the border, Winfield’s could be your ideal destination. This Hyatt local favorite will have both a special menu on Christmas Eve, and a breakfast buffet on Christmas Day. Reservations are recommended and available now.
1800 East Putnam Avenue
Old Greenwich, CT
(203) 637-1234; greenwich.hyatt.com