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A nice place for a celebratory lunch on a Saturday, Northern Westchester, Veggie friendly

DGresh May 11, 2011 03:45 AM

I would like to have a celebratory graduation lunch for my vegetarian daughter on a Saturday next month; the other 5 of us are omnivores. Money is really not an issue. I was planning on X2O until logistics required moving it from dinner to lunch time, and they are not open for lunch on Saturday. I'd prefer Northern Westchester though. Tavern in Garrison looks like a possibility (I know it's Putnam), but am wondering if there other options I should be considering. A somewhat extensive menu is a plus, trying to please the vegetarian plus two octogenarians.

71 Water Grant Street, Yonkers, NY 10701

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    mrsdebdav RE: DGresh May 11, 2011 10:07 AM

    Cathryn's Tuscan Grill, Cold Spring.

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      DGresh RE: mrsdebdav May 11, 2011 12:53 PM

      Thanks that looks very promising!

    2. Marge RE: DGresh May 11, 2011 10:51 AM

      How about The Barn at Bedford Post Inn?

      Or, maybe Cafe of Love in Mount Kisco.

      Cafe of Love
      38 E Main St, Mount Kisco, NY 10549

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        DGresh RE: Marge May 11, 2011 12:54 PM

        The Barn looks great too! Thank you!

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        debmom RE: DGresh May 11, 2011 10:59 AM

        You might like Restaurant North in Armonk. The food is wonderful and they are very accomodating. I'm not sure if they are open for lunch though.

        1. i_eat_a_lot_of_ice_cream RE: DGresh May 11, 2011 12:52 PM

          Tavern is cute and I love the food, but I have to warn you-- we went for lunch last Saturday and the service was terrible. It wasn't the server's fault-- it was crowded and there was 1 single server and 1 busboy for all the tables, including some large parties. It was fine for our casual lunch but I think I would have been disappointed for a celebration.

          1. menton1 RE: DGresh May 11, 2011 12:54 PM

            Flying Pig in Mt Kisco came to mind. Farm to table, and lots of vegetarian choices.


            Flying Pig
            251 Lexington Ave, Mount Kisco, NY 10549

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              apples RE: DGresh May 11, 2011 04:46 PM

              Also, Cafe of Love in Mt.Kisco, Kittle House in Chappaqua and Stone Barns in Pontico Hills

              Cafe of Love
              38 E Main St, Mount Kisco, NY 10549

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                weedy RE: DGresh May 11, 2011 10:19 PM

                at most of those places, vegetarian food is an afterthought or a mixed veg plate.

                I would suggest an Indian or possibly Italian, if the vegetarian guest of honour is REALLY being considered.

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                  DGresh RE: weedy May 12, 2011 02:32 AM

                  My daughter loves Indian, but I also need to think about the two grandfathers, both in their 80s, who don't. Italian is fine-- that's why Cathryn's Tuscan grill looks nice. I'm having my daughter look at the menus and make the choice. But I agree, in each case it's a matter of finding something that will please her as well.

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                    menton1 RE: DGresh May 12, 2011 06:49 AM

                    Flying Pig/Mt Kisco has lots of veggie choices. See above post.

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                      DGresh RE: menton1 May 12, 2011 06:55 AM

                      Thanks; their website doesn't have much info! Speaking of which, North restaurant has the absolute worst website I've ever seen. I never got any information (just annoying flash) which hung my browser!

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                        menton1 RE: DGresh May 12, 2011 07:12 AM

                        FP is redoing their website; I sent a link above to Zagat, they have details of the menu on that site.

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