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Mar 10, 2013 10:21 AM

Quiet restaurant lower Hudson Valley?

My father-in-law has a hard time hearing in noisy restaurants, so I'm looking for good, non-nouvelle food in a relaxed, even a subdued, environment. Anyone?

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  1. I was going to recommend the Iron Horse Grill in Pleasantville, but the menu might not meet your requirements. It's definitely a quiet environment.

    1. Crabtree Kittle House, Buffet de la Gare, Jardins Du Roi, Mortons, Il Barrilotto

      all good, and relatively low key

      1. Can you give us some geographical parameters for "lower Hudson Valley"? And do you care if it's east or west of the river?

        1. Don't know if your idea of lower HV is same as mine, but if it is....
          Zephs in peekskill. Valley in Garrison. Tavern in Garrison. Riverview in Cold Spring.

          1. Thanks for the recommendations; I am looking for places no more than a half hour's drive from Larchmont, and many of these will be good for that. I'll check them out.

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            1. re: Litknitgrit

              Yes, Peekskill is too far, but White Plains (Mortons), Chappaqua (Crabtree or Jardin du Roi), and Hastings(Buffet de la Gare) are all about in your target range.

              1. re: weedy

                I would agree with all but Mortons. It's a chain and imho not very good. For the ride it might be nicer to do a more intimate, less chainy place. My personal favorite is Buffet de la Gare, but I need to try Jardin.

                1. re: wincountrygirl

                  I love Buffet de la Gare, but I wouldn't call it relaxed or subdued. It's small and the tables are very close together - on a weekend night I think it would be difficult for a person who is hard of hearing to have a conversation.

                  1. re: scarsdalesurprise

                    Actually, you are right. Although I do love Buffet de la Gare, it actually is a bit cramped and can be noisy.