Westchester After Dark

A guide for night owls, insomniacs, and night-shift workers

While it may be a stretch to compete for the after-hours crowd when your neighbor is the City That Never Sleeps, our county offers more nocturnal adventures than meet the eye. There’s something for everyone — barflies, creatives, and thrill-seekers alike — from Peekskill to Port Chester. Here, we present a nightly rundown of the best bars, clubs, lounges, and dance halls.

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The following spots are open late everynight and cater to ravenous revelers.


City Limits Diner-Grill-Bar-Bakery

200 Central Ave, White Plains
914.686.9000; www.citylimitsdiner.com

(7:30 a.m-10 p.m.; open until 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays)

Comfort food meets class at this White Plains outpost. All-day breakfast and burgers made with artisanal beef make City Limits a cut above other late-night dining. Expect homeward-bound commuters, regulars, and other professional types. 


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1 Willett Ave, Port Chester
914.937.8226; www.bartaco.com

This riverside taqueria offers up tasty tacos and libations until 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and until 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Expect a loud crowd no matter when you belly up to the bar. 

Candlelight Inn

519 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale
914.472.9706 (cash only)

When the yearn for buffalo wings strikes, Manhattan transplants have been known to take Metro-North back to Westchester to visit this unassuming longtime local favorite. The restaurant is open until 3 a.m., and the bar closes at 4 a.m. — plenty of time to indulge in wings and waffle fries until MTA reopens. 

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Little Drunken Chef

36 Main St, Mount Kisco
914.242.8800; www.littledrunkenchef.com 

This eclectic Mount Kisco hotspot offers a whimsical rotating menu with craft cocktails, lively bar scene, and music until 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. (Open until 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.) A three-minute walk from the Metro-North train stop makes this a no-brainer for homeward-bound commuters. 

Lucy’s Bar and Kitchen

446 Bedford Rd, Pleasantville
914.747.4740; www.lucyspleasantville.com 

(4 p.m-12 a.m.; open until 1 a.m. Saturdays; closes at 6 p.m. on Sundays) 

Whether hosting a nightly Happy Hour or live music five nights a week, this Pleasantville gem is also an up-county beacon of inspired comfort food — panko-breaded chicken fingers, bouillabaisse, and artisanal pizzas and burgers make this a local late-night favorite. 

Mulino’s of westchester

99 Court St, White Plains
914.761.1818; www.mulinosny.com 

(Open until 10:30 p.m. weeknights; 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays)

Got a late-night craving for classy Italian food like spiedino or veal scallopini? Mulino’s has you covered — this elegant Italian landmark in the heart of White Plains serves dinner on crisp linens and fine china. 

Rye Roadhouse 

12 High St, Rye 
914.925.2668; www.ryeroadhouse.com

A corner of the bayou turns up the heat on late-night dining at the Rye Roadhouse, where the kitchen serves up gator nuggets, crawfish, macaroni and cheese, and Po’ Boys until 11 p.m. daily. Order from the late-night menu on Fridays and Saturdays until 1 a.m.

The Tavern at Croton Landing

41 North Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson
914.271.8020; www.thetavernatcroton.com 

This Best of Westchester winner serves up buffalo macaroni and cheese, lobster rolls, and beer-battered onion rings until 10 p.m. six nights a week. Expect to find a mix of regulars and folks from across the county making the trek to enjoy late-night burgers and brews.

The Somers Pub

152 US-202, Somers
914.248.8400; www.somerspub.com 

If you’re up past midnight in Northern Westchester, head on over to Somers Pub. This casual burger-and-wings joint is open until 3 a.m. seven days a week. Expect many nocturnal locals hanging around here. Friday-night karaoke, unfortunately, is a thing of the past. 

Yard House

237 Market St, Yonkers
914.375.2973; www.yardhouse.com 

(Open until midnight Sunday through Thursday; 2:00 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays)

More than 100 locally brewed beers, ales, and lagers await thirsty patrons of the Yard House, but the dining options are equally extensive: The menu rotates regularly, so expect to find everything from crispy Brussels sprouts and deviled eggs to truffle fries, eggrolls, and fish-and-chips. Late-night Happy Hour dining Sundays through Wednesdays from 10 p.m. until closing. 



Runnin’ on Dunkin’

Need a hot cup of joe, stat? The following Dunkin’ Donuts are open 24 hours:

1311 Boston Post Rd

New Rochelle
96 E Main St

427 E Boston Post Rd

Mount Vernon
759 S Columbus Ave

850 Bronx River Rd


All-Night Arches

The following McDonald’s locations are open 24 hours a day, where you can order a Egg McMuffin anytime:

1205 Boston Post Rd

New Rochelle
720 North Ave

20 Welcher Ave, Ste 1

Port Chester
321 Boston Post Rd

1200 Nepperhan Ave


Have It Your Way on the Thruway

Travelers, beware: Only Burger King is open 24 hours at the Ardsley travel plaza, so if you’re driving by at 2 a.m., don’t expect much other than a Whopper with fries. 

Ardsley Travel Plaza
Mile Post 6 North-NY State Thruway


Dine Around The Clock

Looking for a large late-night menu? The following diners are open around the clock, attracting late-night merry-makers, long-haul truckers, and run-of-the-mill insomniacs:

BLD Diner
2399 Boston Post Rd, Larchmont

El Dorado Diner
55 W Main St, Elmsford

El Dorado West Diner
460 S Broadway, Tarrytown

El Dorado III Diner
784 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale

Nautilus Diner
1240 W Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck

Mamaroneck Diner and Pizza
405 E Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck 

Kisco Coach Diner
252 E Main St, Mount Kisco

Port Chester Coach Diner
317 Boston Post Rd, Port Chester

Raceway Diner
833 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers

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