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Restaurant X or X20 for Sunday Brunch

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JLH Jan 10, 2010 10:03 AM

For a birthday celebration brunch, which of the 2 would you recommend?

We've been to both restaurants for dinner, so I know the locations, but I'm not sure which Brunch to choose. The price is the same .

Any help?

Thanks!

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    anonymouse1935 RE: JLH Jan 10, 2010 10:54 AM

    Restaurant X in Congers, no question.

    X20 has the view and the food and the service, but the selections are less.

    Restaurant X has the food and the service, and no view, but the brunch is like nothing you've ever done before.

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      wincountrygirl RE: anonymouse1935 Jan 10, 2010 11:21 AM

      Actually, X in Congers does not have a water view or anything knock out,but the room overlooking the pond is a very pretty atmosphere. Great food, to, I agree!!!

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        RawTunaFan RE: anonymouse1935 Jan 11, 2010 09:48 AM

        I agree -- Restaurant X has not only a better brunch (as far as selection, etc.) its also more Brunch-like than X20. While the "brunch" at X2O was also quite wonderful, it appeared as if many on the items on the menu could be served for dinner, lunch etc. and not Brunch per se. You'll find eggs benedict, bagels and lox, rack of lamb, etc on X menu, but X20 has more dinner/lunch fare except for maybe one or two exceptional breakfast dishes. I don't like it when a restaurant throws one or two egg dishes onto their menu and add mimosas and call it "brunch!"

      2. GIOny RE: JLH Jan 10, 2010 06:46 PM

        I've never done X for brunch but I just recently went to X2O for brunch and it was wonderful. The food, service, view were all top notch and I never had an empty champange glass!

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          michele cindy RE: GIOny Jan 12, 2010 09:22 AM

          Can you list some of the items and what you enjoyed the most?

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            Marge RE: michele cindy Jan 12, 2010 11:49 AM

            Here is X20's brunch menu: http://xaviars.com/yonkers/brunch.html
            To the OP, I think both restaurants are fabulous for brunch, it depends on what "vibe" you want. At X20 you get that gorgeous view, 3 menu items plus a few passed goodies, and unlimited champagne. At X you get seemingly never-ending passed goodies, including probably any breakfast/lunch item you can think of from eggs to pasta to seafood to meat, and unlimited champagne. If you're a Peter Kelly fan as I am, both brunches should be experienced at some point!

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              GIOny RE: michele cindy Jan 12, 2010 03:30 PM

              I had the Shrimp and Asparagus Tempura for an appetizer and I had the Miso Glazed Chinook Salmon for an entree, both were delicious as well as the pass arounds except for the lamb chop (which I don't eat anyway) but everyone at the table complained at the table that it was way undercooked (think raw)!

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