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2021 Spring Outdoor Dining Guide

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It’s spring, the time to head outside and socialize — safely. While you’re out and about, check out these area restaurants that make the most of local seasonal ingredients with options to match every mood and palate.

An upscale, tented favorite

105-Ten Bar & Grill, an upscale American Bar & Grill, and has been a favorite in Briarcliff Manor since its opening in 2014. The addition of our heated, weather protected outdoor tent, guests can enjoy dining indoors or outdoors, seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Our large 20-seat bar inside also offers another dining option. Open at 11:30 am daily (11 am Saturday and Sunday for Brunch). Happy Hour Monday to Friday from 3 pm to 6 pm. Reservations available through OpenTable. Dine-in, take-out, and delivery available through UberEats and DoorDash.

105-Ten Bar & Grill
127 Woodside Ave

Pair American favorites with a quaint setting

Located in the heart of Croton-on-Hudson, 105-Twenty opened its doors in December 2018. In addition to its quaint dining room and separate bar area, 105-Twenty offers seasonal outdoor dining on our private patio along with the front sidewalk area (weather permitting and heaters available). 105-Twenty offers a wide variety of American favorites with an upscale bar and grill flair. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner at 11:30 am. Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 3 pm to 6 pm. Reservations available through OpenTable. Dine-in, take-out, and delivery available through UberEats and DoorDash.

105-Twenty Bar & Grill
120 Grand St

Dine as if you’re in Italy

Join us this spring and summer to relax and dine al fresco! Our picturesque porch extension off our bar room will have you feeling like you’re in Positano! We also offer outside dining for private parties of 40+ people, surrounded by beautiful seasonal planters. The strict safety and sanitation protocols we have taken ensure our guests are safe and comfortable. Our staff is temperature checked daily and are required to wear masks at all times. You know that you will be safe at Alba’s while enjoying an exceptional meal.

Alba’s Restaurant
400 N Main St
Port Chester

Go Old World Italian in a high-energy rustic gem

Established in Armonk for over three decades, the Mazzotta Brothers relocated and reinvented themselves in a new setting centered in heart of downtown. The one-acre property features a rustic Tuscan-style farmhouse and reclaimed materials throughout. Voted one of Westchester’s best private outdoor dining spaces, it boosts event space, a lively bar, two large private outdoor terrazzo patios, a bountiful vegetable garden, herb gardens, grape vines, fresh water running brook, a waterfall, and firepit. The soul of the menu is authentic “real boot Italian” featuring regional Italian delicacies. Unpretentious, with brick-oven pizza and a cool bar to enjoy a pub burger, craft beers, or seasonal-artesian cocktails, this reclaimed gem has a high-energy family-friendly atmosphere. Our primary goal: exceeding guest satisfaction and over-delivering on atmosphere, food, and service.

Amore Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen
1 Kent Place

Be transported to Morocco with a feast for the senses

Argana is a Moroccan cuisine eatery, influenced by Berber cuisine, Arab-Andalusian cuisine imported by the Moors when they left Spain, Middle Eastern cuisine introduced by the Arabs, as well as Jewish cuisine. Argana transports you to the heart of Moroccan hospitality without crossing the Atlantic. Enjoy the Moroccan cuisine with a multitude of flavors, notes, and aromas — a feast for the senses with modern Moroccan gastronomy. Inside, the décor features warm colors, sculpted wood, Zellige tilework, and Moroccan exotic lighting from handmade lanterns. Dine on the outdoor patio starting this spring with friends and loved ones.

Argana Restaurant and Bar
325 N Main St
Port Chester

Exceptional food, extraordinary service, luxurious environment

Benjamin Steakhouse, family owned and operated, offers exceptional food and service in a luxurious environment. They opened their Westchester location in 2010 and brought the glory of New York City straight to the heart of Westchester County. This location features a spacious tent, a stunning outdoor patio, multiple private dining rooms, and an oversized fireplace. Visit their website to make a reservation or place your delivery order through UberEats.
Benjamin Steakhouse
610 Hartsdale Rd
White Plains

Vacation vibes await

It’s Patio Season and we are living our #ShackLife at Bread And Brine! Join us at either our Sidewalk Seating Section or our Picnic Area around the corner. Reserve one of our picnic tables for an outdoor New England Style Lobster and Clam Bake (6 persons required). For your convenience, our outdoor service windows and “Swim Up Bar” are always open for placing your order and/or picking up for take-out. Check out our website for online ordering, hours of operation, our Online Seafood Market, and more! Vacation vibes are waiting for you in Hastings-on-Hudson!

Bread and Brine
19 Main St
Dobbs Ferry

Unwind with a Hudson River view

Divino is a full-service Italian restaurant with three levels of dining. You’ll find the main dining room on the ground level and our speakeasy on the lower level. Then, just follow the stairs down the hill under the Warburton Avenue Bridge to our outdoor patio that faces the Cropsey Mansion. While on the patio, enjoy the Hudson River view and the extraordinary landscaping of the Cropsey Estate. Enjoy dinner and unwind with a glass of wine in this unique setting.

Divino Cucina Italiana
524 Warburton Ave

Serving good times with great food

On the banks of the Hudson River, Dolphin Restaurant has been serving great food and good times for over 10 years.  Come join us on the patio for a great section of menu item that focuses on seafood. Dolphin is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, with brunch on Sundays. Dolphin offers many different menu options for party events. We also cater to business networking groups with a wide range of options from simple passed hors d’oeuvres to six-course sit-down dinners.

Dolphin Restaurant
1 Van Der Donck St

Feel the love in every bite

We’re Straight Up Italian! Fortina represents Italian culture, combined with the love of rustic, wholesome, seasonal cooking in our wood-fired ovens. While you expect to see classics, like lasagna, fresh meatballs, and of course, PIZZA, you’ll also find some surprises and twists on Italian favorites. When you set foot into one of our restaurants, you become part of the Fortina family, and we hope you feel the love in every bite.

241 Rye Ridge Plaza
Rye Brook

Wine and dine in welcoming warmth

Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse is known for an ambience that’s sleek and uncluttered paired with a warmth that’s inviting to all of its guests. Outdoor seating is welcoming with well-spaced tables, flowers, and piped-in music. Its menu is distinguished by its exceptional quality of USDA certified prime dry-aged beef along with the freshest of seafood, including Lobster, Chilean Sea Bass, and Dover Sole. Located in the historic Rye Trust Bank building, Frankie & Johnnie’s couldn’t be more convenient — walking distance from the Metro-North train station and easily accessible from I-95, 287, and the Hutchinson Parkway.

Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse
77 Purchase St

Wine + dine + new hairdo!

A hair salon that offers wine and cocktails and food? You got that right! We are the first of its kind in Westchester County. We invite you to experience our outdoor salon, bar and café in our full-service beer garden and patio located directly outside of the Hair Saloon. Guests can book our customized haircuts, color, and full beauty treatments in our open-air salon optimized with pandemic health and safety in mind. Enjoy our full selection of craft cocktails, beer, bites, coffee, and espresso options al fresco. 

Hair Saloon & Café
862 Scarsdale Ave

Relax, be happy, be here

Outside dining at The Kitchen Table feels like being in your backyard — with your neighbors and friends! The Kitchen Table at Pound Ridge offers breakfast all day, lunch starting at 11:30 am, and happy hour from 4 pm to 6 pm. Spring is finally here, so please stop by and enjoy the warm weather with us. Have breakfast. Have lunch. Have a beer or a glass of wine. We’re looking forward to seeing you! 

The Kitchen Table
71 Westchester Ave
Pound Ridge

Soak in the LA vibe

Outdoor dining has grown in popularity at LALA Taqueria Larchmont with our LA vibe atmosphere. We serve upscale tacos and quesadillas with a new selection of margaritas and other drinks. Our six picnic tables combined with five small round tables provides plenty of room for social distancing and minimal contact. We are taking the challenge of creating a safe, comfortable, and cool outdoor dining experience. Larchmont Village and One Larchmont Inc have helped develop creative solutions for the al fresco dining.

LALA Taqueria
150 Larchmont Ave


Good things come in threes

Restaurateur Lenny Balidemaj offers Westchester diners not just one, but three exceptional options for fine outdoor dining — Lenny’s Seafood & Steakhouse (Larchmont), Lenny’s North (Armonk), and Il Castello (Mamaroneck). Each features a large garden-like setting, where you can enjoy a wonderful full-course meal in the safest environment.

Lenny’s Seafood & Steakhouse
2047 Boston Post Rd, Larchmont

Lenny’s North
386 Main St, Armonk

Il Castello
576 Mamaroneck Ave, Mamaroneck

Membership, meals, and a marina

Lunello Restaurant offers members of the Imperial Yacht Club, Inc. delicious meals while overlooking the Imperial’s world-class marina. Lunello Restaurant offers indoor, outdoor, and curbside delivery. Contact Imperial Yacht Club for membership information.

Lunello Restaurant at the Imperial Yacht Club
583 Davenport Ave
New Rochelle

Savor seasonal specials in a local gem

Tucked into Scarsdale’s Heathcote neighborhood, Meritage Restaurant is a local gem, where modern touches meet warm hospitality and the sense of home. Enjoy outdoor dining on the covered patio while savoring classic favorites, including Tagliatelle Bolognese and Veal Chop Parmigiano, as well as locally sourced seasonal specials such as King Salmon with Kale, Pomegranate, and Pear, and a Dijon and Red Wine Reduction. Open Tuesday through Sunday for dinner and Thursday through Saturday for lunch, alongside an inventive cocktail menu, extensive wine selection, private dining options, and attention to the latest COVID-19 safety guidelines.  

Meritage Restaurant
1505 Weaver St

Pizza pie on wheels

Pizza is a worldwide favorite and the food truck is all the rage — combine the two and you get one good party. Make Mobile Pie a part of your event and it will be a GREAT party! Just imagine getting together with family and friends at your house and being served an amazing array of pizzas from an 800-degree wood-fire oven!  Besides private parties, Mobile Pie is made for speed and can make 100 pies per hour. Thanks to Isi and Tony’s expertise, we are able to handle catering needs from private outdoor functions to corporate events to weddings.

Mobile Pie Truck
153 E Main St
Mount Kisco

Blow your taste buds away

Hidden at the corner of Routes 100 and 35, sits an oddly shaped red house that is notorious for is crooked walls and super friendly atmosphere. Celebrating their 100-year anniversary, Muscoot Tavern has been a neighborhood favorite since the roaring 20s! This hidden gem was Voted one of New York State’s Best Hole in the Wall Restaurants “that will blow your taste buds away.” Stop in and try their famous “Mussels Muscoot,” juicy, secret house blend burgers; signature thin crust pizza; or the freshest daily seafood special. Their outdoor seating and dining tent are the ideal spot for a safe and scrumptious dining experience!

Muscoot Tavern
105 Somerstown Turnpike

Feed your craving in an historic landmark

Celebrating over 30 years in business, this neighborhood eatery housed in the town’s historic landmark train station, serves up classic Italian dishes in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Offering creative daily specials, as well as the usual menu favorites, you’ll be sure to find something to suit your craving. And of course, their friendly and knowledgeable staff will take care of you and make you feel as if you’re a part of the family. It has the combination of old-style Italian cooking and warm hospitality that will keep you coming back for more…

Peppino’s Ristorante
116 Katonah Ave

Sip and savor in a 1700s setting

Peter Pratt’s Inn is open for outdoor dining on our beautifully restored deck and lawn, as well as limited-seating indoor dining inside our gorgeously renovated 1700s farmhouse restaurant. Enjoy our daily dinner specials and handcrafted cocktails.

Peter Pratt’s Inn
673 Croton Heights Rd
Yorktown Heights

Experience la dolce vita!

Open 7 days, a treasure trove in Bedford, our outdoor garden and patio seating is a safe haven for our guests to experience a taste of Italy. Adorned in lush greenery and vines, we’ve built our very own version of la dolce vita.

Ristorante Lucia
454 Old Post Rd

Dine al fresco under the stars

Join us under the stars nightly (closed Tuesday’s) for dinner al fresco. Or if you prefer the warmth of the sun, we serve lunch on our patio every Saturday beginning at noon and brunch on Sundays from 11 am until 3 pm. Our modern Italian American menu features classic pasta choices, gourmet Pizzettes, and a variety of grilled meats and seafood, along with a host of gluten-free options, as well. View our menu and make reservations online at

River City Grille
6 S Broadway

Savor Southern-inspired specials

Best of Westchester and Michelin Bib Gourmand Southern Table is open 12 pm to 11 pm. The large patio is the place to be for Weekend Brunch and Weekday Lunch and Dinner. Family-style take-out menu and take-out drinks are available for Southern Table at home. Enjoy Happy Hour Monday through Friday for an after-work cocktail and award-winning food.

Southern Table Kitchen & Bar
39 Marble Ave

Small village comfort with NYC vibe

Opened in February 2020, The Urban Hamlet, in downtown Bronxville, has that New York City feel and décor, but remains true to its village roots with an attention to detail and small village comfort. The outdoor sidewalk dining area on a large village corner features 14 outdoor tables for groups of all sizes. This upscale American Bar & Grill serves something for everyone and the long 18 seat bar inside also offers guests an area to watch sporting events. Open seven days a week at 11:30 am. Happy Hour Monday to Friday from 3 pm to 6 pm. Reservations available through OpenTable. Dine in, take-out, and delivery available through UberEats and DoorDash.

The Urban Hamlet
124 Pondfield Road

Contemporary cantina with buzzy bar

Hip cantina serving Mexican classics in a sleek, contemporary space with a buzzy, stylish bar. Along with a striking modern design, VEGA provides a relaxing atmosphere where you and your loved ones can sit back and enjoy one of our famous meals — whether it’s our tableside guacamole or margaritas. At VEGA, our friendly and experienced team is committed to serving you the best traditional Mexican flavors that will satisfy your tastebuds. Bienvenido a VEGA!

VEGA Mexican Cuisine
189 E Hartsdale Ave

Treat your taste buds to a pizza party

Both of our Best of Westchester locations feature large outdoor patios; Happy Hour from 4 pm to 7 pm; Lunch; Weekend Brunch from 12 pm to 3 pm with Bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys; and Dinner. Bring Wood & Fire home to your own patio with our Family Style Take-Out Menu. We make sure each meal we serve is delicious and one-of-a-kind.

Wood & Fire Pizza
59 Marble Ave

118 Brook St

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