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intrepid May 2, 2010 04:13 AM

ate there recently, salads weak, tuna tartare weak, pizza mediocre, halibut medicocre...will I go back- NO

  1. GIOny May 5, 2010 08:42 AM

    I think Harvest is a pretty place, especially when the garden is in bloom and at the holidays but the food has been inconsistent and as of late I'm hearing negatives about the service more then anything.

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      Nancy C May 5, 2010 12:27 PM

      Had a very nice lunch at Harvest on Hudson recently - not that a salad is all that complicated. Service was fine, we had a lovely table. Haven't eaten dinner there in a long time. Then went to Half Moon about a week later on a Saturday for early-ish dinner. We ordered broadly across the menu, from steak to seafood, apps to dessert. Service was great, and the food was high quality all around. Pitcher of rose sangria was a treat, too. As with all restaurants, I suspect they've got some dishes down, and others are not stellar.

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      Harvest on Hudson
      1 River Street, Hastings on Hudson, NY 10706

      Half Moon
      1 High Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

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        intrepid May 5, 2010 06:53 PM

        my food was certainly consistent, consistently poor

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        Schep23 May 3, 2010 02:38 PM

        I agree with you intrepid the food is mediocre but the service is usually very good and the atmosphere is great. I want this restaurant to be great but I cant say it is. Do you know of any other restaurants that has the atmosphere to match Harvest? I would love to check it out. Thanks.

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          menton1 May 3, 2010 03:18 PM

          Half Moon is pretty decent IMHO. Hardly overpriced, lots of reasonable priced entrees and also very good value pasta & burgers. Always dream about their angry calamari salad, best I've had! And the view is awesome, you're just about IN the river!

          Other nearby waterside restaurants are very pricey, you are paying for the location.

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          Half Moon
          1 High Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

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            intrepid May 3, 2010 03:52 PM

            i personlly dont like the atmosphere of this place its like an old worn out airplane hanger to me, that is on the river..ok i get that...other than the river, place is poor go to x20 in yonkers for better food on river

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              menton1 May 4, 2010 08:41 AM

              Are you talking about Half Moon? This is a beautifully renovated space, walls of windows, designer lighting fixtures, high design tables and chairs. Outside furniture is top quality and design as well. I could see a qualm with the food, it's variably decent, but the ambience and atmosphere are indisputably fabulous at Half Moon.

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                intrepid May 4, 2010 08:46 AM

                im talking about harvest on hudson 1 river street hastings ny

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            demifast May 2, 2010 08:18 AM

            I was wondering also - were you disappointed with Harvest on Hudson in Hastings? I've been there several times and have always enjoyed the food and the venue.

            But it's a different story for Half Moon in Dobbs Ferry (formerly Chart House). I've found the food there to be mediocre and overpriced.

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            Harvest on Hudson
            1 River Street, Hastings on Hudson, NY 10706

            Half Moon
            1 High Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

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              intrepid May 2, 2010 08:55 AM

              yes last week it was harvest on hudson in hastings and it was poor, ffod was tasteless and flat, not going back

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                pabboy May 2, 2010 01:05 PM

                I've been to both many times. The only reason to go is to see the incredible views. The service is good, parking is easy but the food is just not enjoyable regardless of the price. Yes this applies to both Harvest and Half Moon.

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                  woodlawnfoody May 2, 2010 02:11 PM

                  i've been to both Harvest and Half Moon. I enjoyed Half Moon more, but that's not saying much. They are both overpriced with mediocre food. Go for drinks and the views

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                  Half Moon
                  1 High Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

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                    intrepid May 2, 2010 07:24 PM

                    i wouldnt go back period, but thanks

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                      yeshana May 4, 2010 11:56 AM

                      excellent martini's while watching sunset... I eat at home after- yuk to the food!

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                  anonymouse1935 May 2, 2010 05:09 AM

                  Wow. I recently chose between them and Zuppa for a big occasion. Sounds like I made the right decision, Zuppa was excellent.

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                    intrepid May 2, 2010 05:50 AM

                    last time i was at this same location was prob 15 years ago, i think it had s different t name, but was the same mediocre food

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                      anonymouse1935 May 2, 2010 06:50 AM

                      Wasn't it Chart House? And yes, the food was mediocre.

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