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2023 Spring Outdoor Dining Guide

It’s spring, time to head outside and dine al fresco. 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.

American Prime SteakhouseAmore Pizzeria & Italian KitchenArgana Restaurant and BarBread & BrineCasa Tequila Cocina & BarCross County CenterDivino Cucina ItalianaDolphin RestaurantFrankie & Johnnie’s SteakhouseThe Meadows Social Kitchen and BarHudson Prime SteakhouseNadine’s RestaurantNonna Carola RistoranteNorth Street Tavern – Pete’s SaloonScalini OsteriaShiraz Kitchen & Wine BarSouthern Table Kitchen & BarTaqueRio Taco BarThe Tasty TableTre AngelinaWood & Fire Pizza

Enjoy extraordinary dry-aged prime beef

Visit us this spring. When dining outdoors, you’ll find the same premiere steakhouse that prides itself on providing the ultimate guest experience, from our impeccable service to the extraordinary food and warm ambiance. Whether dining indoors or out, you’ll be able to enjoy our signature USDA prime beef, dry-aged for a perfect concentration of taste, market-fresh seafood and raw bar selections, a variety of tasty small plates, and a curated wine list.

American Prime Steakhouse
275 S Ridge St
Rye Brook

Go Old World Italian in a high-energy rustic hidden gem 

Established in Armonk for over three decades, the Mazzotta Brothers reinvented themselves in a new setting centered in the heart of downtown. Their one-acre property features a rustic, Tuscan-style farmhouse with reclaimed materials throughout. Consistently voted one of Westchester’s best private outdoor dining spaces, it boasts event space, a lively bar, two large private outdoor terrazzo patios, a bountiful vegetable garden, herb gardens, reclaimed pergola with 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 vibrant old-school bar to enjoy a pub burger, craft beers, or seasonal artisan cocktails, this reclaimed diamond in the rough has a high-energy family-friendly atmosphere. Keep an eye out for exceptional chef’s seasonal specials, great summer craft cocktails, and Italian Sangria frosee on the Terrazzo.

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

Pair vacation vibes with tasty treats

Vacation vibes are our ultimate goal during Patio Season at Bread & Brine! Join us for lunch and/or dinner in an energetic and super casual outdoor setting (flip-flops, bathing suits, and T-shirts are encouraged!). Feast on our delicious Lobster Rolls, Fried Seafood Baskets, Clam Chowder, Burgers, and much more! Sip on our fun and tasty cocktails or enjoy a cold craft beer or a glass of wine from our well-curated drink menu. Our “Adult Swim” Happy Hour is always available outside during our specified days and times. Reservations are not accepted for outdoor dining — tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis. We look forward to serving you this season!

Bread & Brine
19 Main St

Mexican fare with a gourmet twist 

Dine South of the Border in the outdoor patio while sipping and savoring at Casa Tequila, a boutique Mexican restaurant specializing in traditional Latin/Mexican fare with a gourmet hand. Indoors and out, the cultural décor, including artistic murals and sometimes live music, adds to the authentic ambience. Known for more than its exceptionally large collection of over 100 Tequilas and Mezcals, Casa Tequila also offers its distinctive take on all featured cuisine, as well as brunch, happy hour, special occasions, holidays, and special events such as Tequila 101 tastings led by Tequila masters.

Casa Tequila Cocina & Bar
465 Main St

Stroll, shop, and dine!

What’s more important or more fun than dining with your family? At Cross County Center we have an abundance of family-friendly eateries that set the stage for memory-making mealtimes. With something to satisfy everyone’s tastes from Italian to Mexican to Asian and more, you can dine at Shake Shack, Five Guys, Sticky’s Finger Joint, and Mito Asian Fusion with an interactive hibachi grill. OPENING IN 2023 are Honey Pizza, Wacko Chicken, and T-Swirl Crepes. Top off the dining experience with coffee and dessert at Starbucks, Cookies N’ Cream, and Haagen Dazs. Stroll the outdoor center and shop and let the kids play at the Luckey Climber. Up-front parking is free year-round. See all of our dining options HERE.

Cross County Center
8000 Mall Walk

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 dishes from our seasonal menu and unwind with a glass of wine or one of our custom cocktails in this unique setting. Be sure to check out our website for upcoming speakeasy events, including Thursday live jazz sessions or Saturday nights when DJ Serg turns the speakeasy into a nightclub.

Divino Cucina Italiana
524 Warburton Ave

Savor fresh seafood on the banks of the Hudson

Highlighting new American cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood, Dolphin Restaurant is located on the banks of the Hudson River in the newly revitalized Yonkers waterfront. The restaurant features a large outdoor seating area, bar with lounge seating, also a private party room on the 2nd floor of the restaurant. Menu favorites include crab nachos, truffle mac and cheese, seafood linguine, grilled whole branzino, and Thai shrimp.

Dolphin Restaurant
1 Van Der Donck St

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

Dine overlooking an expansive golf course

The Meadows Social Kitchen and Bar, Harrison Meadows Country Club’s restaurant that overlooks the golf course, has opened its doors to club members and to the public. Overlooking the breathtaking golf course, this historic spot offers both privacy and spaciousness. Enjoy a contemporary American-style menu infused with a modern twist. Our approach is simple: eclectic plates in a sleek ambiance setting combined with unique creative cocktails. Crowd pleaser dishes include a wide range of handcrafted appetizers, small plates, and entrées, from pasta to shellfish to grilled steaks and burgers.

The Meadows Social Kitchen and Bar
Harrison Meadows Country Club
123 North St

Indulge in signature steaks, fresh seafood, and sweeping river views

If you’re thinking of visiting Hudson Prime Steakhouse, bring friends and family — you’re in for a treat! The latest dining destination brought to you by the owners of Divino Cucina Italiana, specializes in extraordinary steaks and seafood — not just any steaks, USDA prime dry-aged in-house for 30 days, and an extensive fresh seafood menu. Set in historic downtown Irvington, our patio and wine cellar face the Hudson, delivering sweeping river views. Join us for Happy Hour Monday through Friday, 4 pm to 7 pm, for appetizers and a specialty cocktail or indulge in our Weekend Brunch. We look forward to seeing you!

Hudson Prime Steakhouse
5 N Buckhout St

Dine as if you’re in Europe! 

Nadine’s beer garden makes you feel like you’re in Europe. Dine under the trees, eating authentic German and fresh Austrian food. A special dish of the night is also featured and the tables are spacious. Bring the whole family!

Nadine’s Restaurant
715 Saw Mill River Rd
Yorktown Heights

Savor Nonna’s specials from classics to modern

Nonna Carola is a sophisticated Italian Restaurant with a casual atmosphere. We focus on using local ingredients to craft classic and modern recipes. Located in the heart of Mamaroneck, Nonna Carola believes in the values of family, tradition, sustainability, and a memorable guest experience. Enjoy our outdoor dining on the patio with our signature Nonna Cabernet and a delicious Nonna’s special.

Nonna Carola Ristorante
211 Mamaroneck Ave

Relax with good food and great view

Situated on beautiful Maple Moor Golf Course in White Plains, the North Street Tavern is a full-scale restaurant serving delicious Italian and American dishes. Their recently expanded and renovated deck overlooks the 18th hole and holds over 100 guests ,while the shady outdoor lower deck accommodates up to 70 guests. Great for private functions or just to relax and take in the picturesque atmosphere! They’re open 12 months of the year for lunch and dinner. Breakfast is served from April 1 to December 31.

North Street Tavern
Joe Mangi, Owner
1128 North St,
White Plains

Relax with us with a cold beverage and hot meal

Since 1977 Pete’s Saloon & Restaurant has been synonymous with Westchester County. Not only for its charming décor, Certified Angus Beef® Burgers and Steaks, fresh locally sourced seafood, and of course, Westchester’s #1 Live Music Venue. Now in 2023, Pete’s has been given a little facelift with an updated back bar, larger stage, and a refreshed back patio just in time for the warmer weather. Sit back and relax with a cold beverage and a hot meal with us daily from 11:30 am to 11 pm. Delivery is also available through our website at

Pete’s Saloon
8 W Main St

Experience dining outdoors in a Tuscan village

Scalini Osteria offers progressive, regional cuisine under the direction of owners Angelo and Elio DiRosa of Italy. Our seasonal dishes and creative specials, with fresh and local ingredients, represent Italy’s diverse and innovative regional fare and new wave of complexity. Our wines, beers, and spirits, updated to fit the time of year, include rare imported Italian craft beers and microbrews, and wines by the glass. Experience a quintessential Tuscan village when dining on our outdoor patio and secluded courtyard. Our chefs are constantly pasta making — when you order one of our house-made pastas, you can taste the freshness, like our seasonal Cappellacci with porcini and ricotta or the Agnolotti stuffed with figs and gorgonzola. Finally, sample our popular seasonal craft cocktails like Spicy Pomegranate Margarita with elderflower foam, and Negroni Fumoso made with Cynar and smoked rosemary.

Scalini Osteria
65 Pondfield Rd

Palate pleasing and filled with flavor

Our Michelin Bib Gourmand Persian restaurant specializes in exciting palate-pleasing Middle Eastern flavors, ranging from stuffed organic dates with feta cheese and walnuts to Bademjoon (an eggplant, yellow split pea, and tomato sauce beef stew — just one of many featured stews) to dessert options like Faloodeh (frozen Persian rice noodles with rose water and cardamon). You’ll find indoor and outdoor dining, as well as extensive wine tasting and small plates at our wine bar. If you’ve thought of Persian food as strictly kabobs, it’s time to explore — it’s so much more.

Shiraz Kitchen & Wine Bar
80 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains

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. Our new outdoor structure provides additional flexibility and comfort with a retractable side and the options of fans and heat when needed.

Southern Table Kitchen & Bar
39 Marble Ave

Enjoy craft cocktails and funky tacos

TaqueRio Taco Bar is a newly opened restaurant featuring craft cocktails and funky tacos. The expansive patio with over 100 seats overlooks the Hudson River, offers amazing views all the way down to the New York City skyline and up to the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. Set on the newly revitalized Yonkers waterfront, TaqueRio menu highlights are Beef Birra Tacos, shrimp tacos in wonton shells, pretty and passionate cocktails, frozen froze’s, and margaritas.

TaqueRio Taco Bar
1 Van Der Donck St

Add dog-friendly outdoor dining to your to-do list

The Tasty Table was inspired by our own personal love for food and hospitality. We are all about good vibes, great service, and made-from-scratch food with a trendy twist. We are a three-time Best of Westchester winner. Add “Brunch and Dinner at The Tasty Table” to your To-Do list and join us for a Brunch to Evening dining experience. We are dog friendly (outdoors) and have a special menu for our furry friends. (Dogs eat free when accompanied by a parent.)

The Tasty Table
21 Campwoods Rd

Where traditional and innovative meet

Enjoy heated outdoor Manhattan-style café dining at Tre Angelina, where we’re known for our interesting blend of traditional and innovative Italian cuisine. That includes our pastas and desserts made daily on-site and our fine wine, cognacs, Westchester vintage ports, and imported beers.

Tre Angelina
478 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains

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. Our new outdoor structures provides additional flexibility and comfort with a retractable side and the options of fans and heat when needed.

Wood & Fire Pizza
59 Marble Ave

118 Brook St

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