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not-too-fancy dinner in croton/mt.kisco/pleasantville/bedford/peakskill area?

hungry_united Jul 7, 2009 03:35 PM

i'm trying to organize a dinner where my parents can meet my future in-laws... we decided to split the difference and meet somewhere in the croton/mt.kisco/pleasantville/bedford/peakskill area, though other towns are a possibility. i don't know the area at all, so i was hoping some fellow chowhounds could help by recommending a nice restaurant that's not too fancy or expensive (entre├ęs under $20)? i want it to be a casual place, but obviously the food and service have to be good! thanks for any advice!

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  1. Nancy C RE: hungry_united Jul 7, 2009 06:24 PM

    Umami in Croton would fill the bill re: casual, affordable entrees. If the weather's nice, have them seat you in the covered outdoor area.


    1. GIOny RE: hungry_united Jul 7, 2009 09:30 PM

      Here is a link on some prix fixe deals in the area..... http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/607621
      I like the Piatto Grill in Yorktown and Goldfish in Ossining, of course I would call ahead to make sure they are still offering the same deal. The prix fixe is usually only offered on weekdays.

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        otisman RE: hungry_united Jul 8, 2009 05:11 AM

        Zeph's in Peekskill is lovely, food is great, and only slightly over your budget. It would make a wonderful evening.

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          Nancy C RE: otisman Jul 8, 2009 09:39 AM

          Re: Zephs - that IS a very good idea for an in-law rendesvous!

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