Best of Westchester (Reader’s Picks)

Reader’s Picks

 

We asked you for your favorite butcher, baker—sorry, no candlestick maker—breakfast, brunch, burger, beer, etc.  And you didn’t hesitate. We received more than 2,000 “Best of Westchester” readers’ ballots—and then counted all your entries. Here is what you and your neighbors say is the county’s very best.

 

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Food

 

Appetizers

Tequila Sunrise

Larchmont

(914) 834-6378

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Bagels

Highridge Bagel Factory

Yonkers

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(914) 337-7848

 

Barbecue

Q Restaurant & Bar

Port Chester

(914) 933-7427

qrestaurantandbar.com

 

Bargain Dining

Central Plaza Diner

Yonkers

(914) 779-8030

 

Beer Selection

Lazy Boy Saloon

White Plains

(914) 761-0272

lazyboysaloon.com

 

Bread Store

The Kneaded Bread

Port Chester

(914) 937-9489

kneadedbread.com

 

Breakfast

City Limits Diner

White Plains

(914) 761-1111

(914) 686-9000

citylimitsdiner.com

 

Brunch

Crystal Bay on the Hudson

Peekskill

(914) 737-8332

crystal-bay.com

 

Burger

Squires Restaurant

Briarcliff Manor

(914) 762-3376

 

Business Lunch

Zanaro’s

White Plains

(914) 397-9400

zanarosny.com

 

Butcher

Cole’s Market

Montrose

(914) 737-7737

colesmarket.com

 

Caterer

Susan Lawrence Gourmet Foods

Chappaqua

(914) 238-8833

susanlawrence.com

 

Cheese Shop

Mint Premium Food

Tarrytown

(914) 703-6511

 

Chinese Restaurant

David Chen

Armonk

(914) 273-6767

 

Chocolate Shop

Anna Shea Chocolates

Tarrytown

(914) 631-3333

annasheachocolates.com

 

Cocktails

Brute on 9

Tarrytown

(914) 703-6022

 

Coffee

Black Cow Coffee Company

Croton-on-Hudson

(914) 271-7544

blackcow.com

 

Comfort Food

The Briar’s Restaurant

Briarcliff Manor

(914) 941-9870

briarsrestaurant.com

 

Deli

Lange’s Deli

Scarsdale

(914) 472-0330

langesdeli.com

 

Desserts

Chiboust Bistro + Bakery

Tarrytown

(914) 703-6550

chiboust.com

 

Dim Sum

Aberdeen Seafood & Dim Sum

White Plains

(914) 288-0188

 

Diner

City Limits Diner

White Plains

(914) 761-1111

(914) 686-9000

citylimitsdiner.com

 

Dining with Kids

Bellizzi

Mount Kisco/Larchmont

(914) 241-1200

(914) 833-5800

bellizzi.us

 

Doughnuts

Galloways Country Kitchen

Scarsdale

(914) 725-4074

 

Early-Bird Special

The Heights Bistro & Bar

Yorktown Heights

(914) 962-3777

theheightsbistro.com

 

Fine Dining

Crabtree’s Kittle House

Chappaqua

(914) 666-8044

kittlehouse.com

 

Fish Market

Mount Kisco Seafood

Mount Kisco

(914) 241-3113

 

French Restaurant

La Panetière

Rye

(914) 967-8140

lapanetiere.com

 

Gourmet Shop

Zeytinia Fine Food Marketplace

Croton-on-Hudson

(914) 271-5600

zeytinia.com

 

Greek Restaurant

Lefteris Gyro

Tarrytown/Mount Kisco

(914) 524-9687

(914) 242-8965

lefterisgyro.com

 

Happy Hour

Black Bear Saloon

White Plains

(914) 422-3270

blackbearwp.com

 

Health Food Store

Mrs. Green’s Natural Market

Scarsdale plus 6 other county locations

(914) 472-0111

mrsgreens.com

 

Ice Cream Shop

Blue Pig Ice Cream Factory

Croton-on-Hudson

(914) 271-3850

 

Indian Restaurant

Bengal Tiger

White Plains

(914) 948-5191

bengaltiger1.com

 

Irish Pub

Rory Dolan’s Bar and Restaurant

Yonkers

(914) 776-2946

rorydolans.com

 

Italian Restaurant

Mulino’s of Westchester

White Plains

(914) 761-1818

mulinos.us

 

Korean Restaurant

Kang Suh Restaurant

Yonkers

(914) 771-4066

 

Kosher Deli

Bloom’s Kosher Deli

Yorktown Heights

(914) 245-3900

bloomskosherdeli.com

 

Late-Night Dining

Croton Colonial Diner

Croton-on-Hudson

(914) 271-8868

 

Latino Restaurant

Sonora

Port Chester

(914) 933-0200

sonorany.com

 

Lunch with The Girls

The Red Hat Bistro & Bar

Irvington

(914) 591-5888

redhatbistro.com

 

Mediterranean Restaurant

Mediterraneo

Pleasantville

(914) 773-1020

 

Mexican Restaurant

Santa Fe

Tarrytown

(914) 332-4452

santaferestaurant.com

 

New Restaurant

One

Irvington

(914) 591-2233

restaurantoneny.com

 

Outdoor Dining

Harvest on Hudson

Hastings-on-Hudson

(914) 478-2800

harvest2000.com

 

Pan-Asian Restaurant

Watermoon

Rye

(914) 921-8880

watermooncafe.com

 

Pastries

Jean Jacques’ Culinary Creations

Pleasantville/Croton-on-Hudson

(914) 747-8191

(914) 271-8200

jean-jacques.com

 

Pizza

Dom & Vinnie’s Restaurant

Briarcliff Manor/Yonkers

(914) 945-7200

(914) 476-6666

domnvinnie.com

 

Produce

Apple Farm

White Plains

(914) 288-9521

 

Raw Bar

Ruby’s Oyster Bar & Bistro

Rye

(914) 921-4166

rubysoysterbar.net

 

Restaurant With a View

Chart House

Dobbs Ferry

(914) 693-4130

chart-house.com

 

Romantic Restaurant

Equus at the Castle on the Hudson

Tarrytown

(914) 631-3646

castleonthehudson.com

 

Seafood Restaurant

Ocean House

Croton-on-Hudson

(914) 271-0702

 

Sidewalk Lunch

Chat 19

Larchmont

(914) 833-8871

chat19.net

 

Soups

The Patio Restaurant

Briarcliff Manor

(914) 941-4414

 

Special-Occasion Restaurant

Blue Hill at Stone Barns

Pocantico Hills

(914) 366-9600

bluehillfarm.com

 

Sports Bar

Sports Page Pub

White Plains

(914) 437-8721

sportspagepub.com

 

Steakhouse

Flames Steakhouse

Briarcliff Manor

(914) 923-3100

flamessteakhouse.com

 

Sushi

Sushi Mike’s

Dobbs Ferry

(914) 591-0054

sushimikes.com

 

Takeout

Southbound Bar-B-Que

Valhalla

(914) 644-7427

southboundbbq.com

 

Tapas

Patrias Restaurant

Port Chester

(914) 937-0177

 

Tea Shop

Kathleen’s Tea Room

Peekskill

(914) 734-2520

 

Vegetarian Fare

Thai Garden

Sleepy Hollow

(914) 524-5003

thethaigarden.com

 

Wine List

Crabtree’s Kittle House

Chappaqua

(914) 666-8044

kittlehouse.com

 

Continue reading for the rest of our reader’s picks

 

Health & Beauty

Barber

Crestwood Barber Shop
Tuckahoe
(914) 779-5003

Beauty Salon

Eclipse A Salon for Hair
Tarrytown
(914) 524-0835

Beauty Supplies Shop

Eiluj
Katonah
(914) 232-2227

Day Spa

Tranquility Spa
Scarsdale
(914) 713-0066
tranquilityspa.com

Facial

Euro Laser Services, Inc.
Rye
(914) 921-3265
eurolaserservices.com

Fitness Center/Gym

Club Fit in Briarcliff
Briarcliff
(914) 762-3444
clubfit.com

Makeup Artist

NY Prostyle
Dobbs Ferry
(914) 478-2684
nyprostyle.com

Manicure

Salon Alicia
Briarcliff Manor
(914) 762-2007
salonalicia.com

Pedicure

Richard Scott Salon and Day Spa
Mount Kisco
(914) 242-1700
richardscottsalon.com

Place for a Massage

Adriana Spa
Eastchester
(914) 395-1555
adrianaspabeauty.com

Yoga Center

Yoga Spa
Elmsford
(914) 345-9642
yoga-spa.com

Services

Auto Repair

Ridge Auto Body, Inc.
Armonk
(914) 273-8075
ridgeautobody.com

Car Service

Leros Point to Point
Hawthorne
(914) 747-2300
leroslimo.com

Car Wash

Oakley’s Car Wash
Yonkers
(914) 779-7760

Lawn Care

B&B Landscaping Co
Cortlandt Manor
(914) 739-5058

Limo Service

Armonk Limousine
Armonk
(914) 273-4466
ArmonkLimo.com

Pet Groomer

Bark Avenue
Buchanan
(914) 788-8880

Shopping

Antiques Shop

Nana’s Attic
Scarsdale
(914) 472-3806
nanasattic.com

Appliance Store

Berger Appliances Inc.
Hawthorne
(914) 769-2300

Bicycle Shop

Danny’s Cycles
Scarsdale
(914) 723-3408
dannyscycles.com

Bookstore

Womraths of Bronxville
Bronxville
(914) 337-0199
womrath.com

Bridal Registry

Fortunoff
White Plains
(914) 287-8700
fortunoff.com

Carpet Store

Carpet Giant
Ossining
(914) 762-5068

Evening Wear

Elephant’s Trunk
Mount Kisco
(914) 666-7666
elephantstrunk.com

Florist

Arcadia Floral Co.
Mamaroneck
(914) 777-2800
arcadiafloral.com

Furniture Store

Country Willow Home
Bedford Hills
(914) 241-7000
countrywillow.com

Garden Center

Rosedale Nurseries, Inc.
Hawthorne
(914) 769-1300
rosedalenurseries.com

Hardware Store

Cornell’s—True Value
Eastchester
(914) 961-2400
cornells.com

Home Accessories

Purple Pineapple
Eastchester
(914) 779-4191
purplepineapple.com

Jeans Shop

Havana Jeans
Scarsdale
(914) 287-0285

Jewelry Store

Wilson & Son Jewelers
Scarsdale
(914) 723-0327
wilsonandsonjewelers.com

Ladies’ Boutique

March
Briarcliff Manor
(914) 923-2100
marchboutique.com

Menswear Shop

Family Britches
Chappaqua
(914) 238-8017
familybritches.com

Office Supplies

Thornwood Office Essentials
Thornwood
(914) 769-8221

Optical Shop

Raymond Opticians, Inc
Larchmont
(914) 834-5576

Pet Store

Pet Goods
Scarsdale
(914) 472-6050
petgoods.com

Shoe Store

Heller’s Shoes
Mount Kisco
(914) 241-3777

Sporting Goods Store

Lacrosse Unlimited
Mount Kisco
(914) 244-3949
lacrosseunlimited.com

Wine Shop

Zachys Wine
Scarsdale
(914) 723-0241
zachys.com

Leisure

Art Gallery

Gallery du Soleil
Tarrytown
(914) 332-4554
gallerydusoleil.com

Bar

Piper’s Kilt
Eastchester
(914) 961-9815

Bowling Alley

White Plains Lanes
White Plains
(914) 948-2677
amf.com

Dance Classes

The Loft Dance & Fitness
Yonkers
(914) 751-6240
theloftdance-fitness.com

Golf Driving Range

Dunwoodie Golf Course
Yonkers
(914) 231-3490
westchestergov.com

Karaoke

Torchia’s Ristorante
Briarcliff Manor
(914) 762-2963

Hotel

The Crowne Plaza
White Plains
(914) 682-0050
crownplaza.com

Museum

The Hudson River Museum
Yonkers
(914) 963-4550
hrm.org

Lounge

The Lazy Lounge
White Plains
(914) 761-0272
lazyloungeny.com

Miniature Golf Course

Fairview Golf Center
Elmsford
(914) 592-1666
fairviewgolfcenter.com

Movie House

Jacob Burns Film Center
Pleasantville
(914) 747-5555
burnsfilmcenter.org

Bed & Breakfast

Crabtree’s Kittle House
Chappaqua
(914) 666-8044
kittlehouse.com

Place for a Party

The Travelers Rest
Ossining
(914) 941-7744
thetravelersrest.com

Place to get Married

Tappan Hill
Tarrytown
(914) 631-3030
abigailkirsch.com

Place to Hear Music

The Lazy Lounge
White Plains
(914) 761-0272
lazyloungeny.com

Place to Meet Singles

Coughlan’s
White Plains
(914) 285-0900

Place to Play Golf

Saxon Woods Golf Course
Scarsdale
(914) 231-3461
westchestergov.com

Place to Play Tennis

Saw Mill Club
Mount Kisco
(914) 241-0797
sawmillclub.com

Theater

Emelin Theatre
Mamaroneck
(914) 698-0098
emelin.org

Weekend/ Getaway Destination

Castle on the Hudson
Tarrytown
(914) 631-1980
castleonthehudson.com

Local People & Media

Celebrity

Martha Stewart
Bedford

Golf Pro

Mike Diffley
Pelham Country Club (914) 738-2730
pelhamcc.com

Actor

Richard Gere
Pound Ridge

Musician

Rob Thomas
Bedford

Radio Personality

Jay Michaels
WFAS Radio
Hartsdale
(914) 693-2400
wfasfm.com

Most Influential

Bill Clinton
Chappaqua

Philanthropist

The Rockefellers
Sleepy Hollow
rockfound.org

Politician

Hillary Clinton
Chappaqua

Radio Station

The Peak
White Plains
(914) 285-1071
1071thepeak.com

Realtor

Village Realty
Tuckahoe
(914) 779-5252

Sexiest Female

Vanessa Williams
Chappaqua

Television Personality

Meredith Vieira
Irvington

Kids

Birthday Cakes

Riviera Bakehouse
Ardsley
(914) 693-9758
rivierabakehouse.com

Candy Store

The Chocolate Chalet
Briarcliff Manor
(914) 941-4607

Clothes

Groovy on Grand
Croton-on-Hudson
(914) 271-0700
groovyongrand.com

Local Attraction

Rye Playland
Rye
(914) 813-7010
ryeplayland.org

Party Place

Kiddie Parties
Bedford Hills
(914) 242-0102
kiddieparties.com

Toy Store

Try & Buy
Pleasantville
(914) 769-2997
tryandbuytoys.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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