Are you ready to explore local eateries through Hudson Valley Restaurant Week? This October 30 to November 12, the region’s beloved dining event returns with new restaurants, new menus, and dining options available for everyone. For commuters (and everyone, really), many restaurants are only a few minutes away from Metro-North railroad stations. Plus, MTA Away connects foodies with all kinds of dining deals and destinations. So what are you waiting for? Browse through some of our top picks near train stations, then take a look at our full list of participating restaurants here.
Chutney Masala – Irvington Station
76 Main St, Irvington; 914. 591.5500
The perennial Best of Westchester winner will offer a fine sampling of its flavorful menu for both lunch and dinner. The three-course menu includes Indian dishes made from homemade spices, antibiotic-free chicken, local produce, free-range lamb, and wild seafood. Stay tuned for the delicious lineup of starters, mains, and desserts.
Donjito – Mamaroneck Station
122 Mamaroneck Ave, Mamaroneck; 914.902.5486
Just a short distance from Mamaroneck station, Donjito celebrates Spanish, Mexican, and South American cuisine. Explore succulent starters like albondigas, pork tostones, and empanadas. Main courses range from skirt steak mofongo to lobster-chorizo paella. Finally, dessert choices include tres leches cake and dulce de leche cheesecake. Reserve lunch or dinner during Restaurant Week.
Dubrovnik – New Rochelle Station
721 Main St, New Rochelle; 914.637.3777
During Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, get a taste of Croatia at Dubrovnik. These lunch and dinner specials are just a few minutes away from New Rochelle station. Fresh seafood starters like monkfish carpaccio and grilled calamari join more seasonal specials like pumpkin soup. Chicken Tetka Nikica is served in a wild mushroom sauce for the main course, and catch of the day filets come with cabbage and potatoes.
Hudson House River Inn – Cold Spring Station
2 Main St, Cold Spring; 845.265.9355
This national historic place sits on the breathtaking Cold Spring waterfront. The Hudson House River Inn has operated as a hotel since 1832, preserving many of its original details to this day. Enjoy lunch or dinner inside this Putnam County relic for Restaurant Week. Stay tuned for the prix fixe menu, which may include appetizers like Maryland crabcakes or fresh burrata, or mains like chicken milanese or sesame pan-seared sashimi tuna.
The Greekish – Harrison Station
273 Halstead Ave, Harrison; 914.732.3333
Chef Constantine Kalandranis plates inventive Greek cuisine just a short distance from the Harrison MTA station. At The Greekish, explore meze, the Greek version of tapas. The eatery’s prix fixe Restauarant Week menu for lunch and dinner is structured a little differently than other restaurants on the lineup, so start with one of the signature dips and a side of pita, like fava hummus, cucumber tzatziki, or red caviar and smoked salmon taramosalata. Then enjoy a salad, like raw tuna tabouleh or spinach pie. Finally, pick mains like sizzling Spanish octopus, falafel wraps, or lamb meatballs with polenta.
La Botte – White Plains Station
14 Martine Ave, White Plains; 914.461.2950
Wood-fired pizzas and handcrafted pastas await at this slice of Italy near White Plains station. Get dinner (or lunch) started with mussels fra diavolo, pasta e fagioli, and other Mediterranean classics. Then, enjoy main courses like decadent gnocchi bolognese or cavatelli with broccoli rabe and Italian sausage. Of course, no trip to La Botte would be complete without dessert. Tiramisu, NY-style cheesecake, and crème caramel end the night right.
La Camelia – Mount Kisco Station
234 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco; 914.666.2466
Just around the corner from Mount Kisco station, La Camelia plates up Portugese and Spanish tapas in a European country farmhouse. Did we mention it sits on a hill overlooking the Westchester village? Shaved duck with paella rice, roasted eggplant, veal turnovers, grilled baby squid, and a host of other small plates await. For main courses, choose traditional Valencia paella, lobster ravioli, or braised short ribs. Then, opt for the flan for something sweet after lunch or dinner.
Mahoney’s Irish Pub – Poughkeepsie Station
35 Main St, Poughkeepsie; 845.471.7026
This classic Irish pub is only a few steps off of the Poughkeepsie MTA station. Feast on a traditional three-course meal paired with fresh pints. Begin with lobster rangoon or a light cranberry pecan salad. Then, dig into baked cod with green bean almondine or the pork osso bucco, which is served with mushrooms over a bed of mashed potatoes, carrots, and green beans.
X2O Xaviars on the Hudson – Yonkers Station
71 Water Grant St, Yonkers; 914.965.1111
Peter Kelly’s “New World – Old World” menu offers delicious specials for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. For starters, try wild mushroom ravioli, butternut squash bisque, or big eye tuna tartare with ginger, chives, aufrette potato, and avocado. The lunch and dinner mains range from a roast rack of heritage pork to a miso-glazed king salmon with orzo, broccoli rabe, and mushroom jus. Indulge in desserts like carrot cake, profiteroles, and Belgian chocolate domes.
Browse the full list of Hudson Valley Restaurant Week eateries near Metro-North stations here. Additional stops include Port Chester, Scarsdale, Pelham, Tarrytown, and more.