Ducky
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  • First Review
    November 5, 2014
  • Last Review
    January 19, 2015
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When we first opened our doors on the corner of Main Street here in Yonkers, New York just up the street from the revitalized Downtown Waterfront, we didn’t quite know what we were getting ourselves into. We really just wanted to bring a unique and authentic Cuban dining experience to this area with a family-like feel and comfortable atmosphere. After a few years in business here, we must say we love every minute of it! From our amazing achievements such as getting a write up in the New York Times, getting featured in editorials like Westchester Magazine and winning a Best of Westchester Award, and even being honored by the City of Yonkers. When you dine with us, we promise to provide you with a quality experience along with some amazing food that will absolutely satisfy most cravings. We strive to be consistent and to continue learning as we grow to become even better than before.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Nice latin flavors
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/15/2015
 2005
Dined on 1/15/2015
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The four of us really enjoyed the special midweek pre-fixe lunch menu. There are a lot of choices for different tastes. We each had a taste of each others entree and loved all the flavors. Everything was seasoned nicely, not overly salted. Desserts were just the right the amount of sweetness, not overly sweet. The sangria was very tasty but slightly sweet. Only dissapointment was there was no cream or milk for coffee, so we passed on coffee. In all we had a wonderful eating experience and enjoyed the attentive staff."
Dined on 1/15/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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World famous Mario's Restaurant, the only New York City area restaurant to win America's Regional Classics 2000 James Beard Restaurant Award. The Five Generations of the Migliucci Family have been serving the people since 1919. They have indeed, built up a reputation to be enviable; not only from among their many regular satisfied customers who come here often with there family and friend. We have earned the admiration and respect of our competitors as well. When you arrive at Mario's you will be warmly greeted by Joseph Migliucci,my wife Barbara or daughter Regina and our gracious staff. Our wait staff will help you through our extensive menu, daily specials and our award winning dishes. All the food is made to order, prepared by. Master Chefs Michael and Mario, using only the purest, freshest highest quality ingredients. Our old world recipes that truly bring out the delicious flavors of the food. Your experience will be a memorable one.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Old World 5 generations of good food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/13/2015
 2005
Dined on 1/13/2015
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We were surprised we had not been to Mario's before when we used to live in the Bronx. We decided to go there after the NY Botanical Garden's Train Show. The midweek prix fixe dinner menu offered a variety of choices and we enjoyed each of our courses. Every dish was flavorful and a nice size portion. We enjoyed the history of the restaurant and it's expansion stories, as we chatted with our wait person. The restaurant has photographs and oil paintings done by the family. Celebrities who have dined there also have their pictures on the walls. The family run restaurant was so warm and friendly and attentve. We will have to go back and try other dishes."
Dined on 1/13/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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From the same team that brought you Woo Lae Oak in Soho & Los Angeles, Bann is a unique, interactive dining experience featuring authentic Korean cuisine with a modern flair. <br /><br />Unleash your inner chef at Bann and add an element of sizzle to your next evening out! Choose from a variety of authentic Korean barbecues prepared in our signature marinade, including beef short rib and thinly sliced rib eye, all cooked to perfection at your own smokeless tabletop grill. Or dine on traditional favorites like the black cod simmered in a spicy garlic soy reduction. For the adventurous diner, Bann creates a sharing & tasting experience to take you and your companions on a culinary tour of Korea.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Great flavors and presentation
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/06/2015
 2005
Dined on 1/06/2015
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Have been here before and was very impressed by what we had and had to go back to try other dishes...was still very impressed by the flavors and presentation...bought another friend who also thoroughly enjoyed it also. Wait person, Aaron was very attentive and even remember where we sat and what wine we had the previous visit. So many other dishes on the menu to go back and try. Great find for theatre dinner."
Dined on 1/06/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Tarry Lodge is a trattoria where one can have a light casual meal, treat clients to an unforgettable dinner, or celebrate a special occasion with 60 of your closest friends. We offer an extensive Italian wine list for all budgets.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/04/2015
 2005
Dined on 1/04/2015
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 1/04/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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121 Restaurant has been serving the North Salem and the larger Westchester Community since 1999. Our chef mandates the use of local, organic, and sustainable products, never compromising quality. The simplicity and bold flavors of our dishes stimulates a culinary driven dialogue between diners, allowing them to find their common ground through food. 121’s menus hold no allegiance to any one cuisine or culture, rather a compendium of comfort foods throughout the world, with a modernized flare.<br /><br />The restaurant’s country / modern décor juxtaposed against our New Comfort cuisine, will have even the most timid diner savoring new flavors, without feeling overwhelmed. The North Salem country atmosphere represents a simple, yet unique dining experience that can be appreciated by families, young adults, and individuals from numerous walks of life.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Did Not Meet Expectations
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/26/2014
 2005
Dined on 12/26/2014
 2005
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"After reading some reviews, we really wanted to try this restaurant and had great expectations. Apps were very tasty and enjoyable that we had great expectations for entrees, which fell short for us. The truffle chicken roulade special did not have much of a truffle flavor, a bit bland. Wait person told us if I wanted all dark meat crispy chicken it would cost an extra $10 (which is ridiculous), so I just ordered as is which was a piece of white meat and a piece of dark meat. I was expecting fried chicken, it was boneless and white meat was dry...although the coating was crispy. It was accompanied by cucumber with sesame, which only tasted of cucumber. Chocolate mousse was very sweet. Although we were told it was only a drizzle of caramel sauce over dark choc mousse, when we dug into the bottom of the mousse, it was still very sweet. Maybe we'll come back to try something else, but we are not running back."
Dined on 12/26/2014
 2005
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Modeled after an Italian train station, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich's OTTO is located on 8th Street, in the historic One Fifth Avenue building. Serving classic Italian pizzas and pastas, a large selection of house-cured meats, Italian and local cheeses, Artisanal Gelato, and boasting a 750+ all-Italian wine list, OTTO has become a destination for New York diners as well as a neighborhood hot spot.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Mario Batali has great food ideas
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/13/2014
 2005
Dined on 12/13/2014
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Otto reminded us of Tarry Lodge but in the city instead of Westchester. Italian wine list is huge and menu has similar iterations of Tarry Lodge entree choices. Space is very open roomy, so we did not feel rushed and could dine at a relaxing pace. The 3 of us shared a clam pizza and were surprised it came with full clams in the shell on the pie, which indicates how fresh the clams are instead of just clam meat on the pie, making you wonder if it is canned meat. The seafood sampler dishes were very tasty and a wonderful variety for all who love squid, calamari, anchovies and octopus. We also shared a pasta dish with eggplant which was very tasty and a peanut gelato in a chocolate shell which was nice for peanut butter fans. The wait staff was very attentive and unobtrusive and allowed us to relax and enjoy our lunch."
Dined on 12/13/2014
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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From the same team that brought you Woo Lae Oak in Soho & Los Angeles, Bann is a unique, interactive dining experience featuring authentic Korean cuisine with a modern flair. <br /><br />Unleash your inner chef at Bann and add an element of sizzle to your next evening out! Choose from a variety of authentic Korean barbecues prepared in our signature marinade, including beef short rib and thinly sliced rib eye, all cooked to perfection at your own smokeless tabletop grill. Or dine on traditional favorites like the black cod simmered in a spicy garlic soy reduction. For the adventurous diner, Bann creates a sharing & tasting experience to take you and your companions on a culinary tour of Korea.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Explosion of flavors
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/09/2014
 2005
Dined on 12/09/2014
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The apps of bul gogi buns and shrimp mousse with scallops were very flavorful and presented nicely. The bip bim bop in a hot stone dish which gives the rice a crispy texture was offered with veggies, beef or chicken. The bip bim bop with steak tartar and raw egg was very tasty also. Accompanied by some hot sauce and some little veggie apps of kim chee and cucumbers, there were layers of flavors, which were wonderful in the mouth. The kim chee wasn't overly spicy, but had just enough kick. The asian apple pear crumble and sorbet was a nice delicate finish. Will definitely come back to try some of the other dishes."
Dined on 12/09/2014
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, fit for foodies
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Our menu is a mouthwatering compendium of some of the best recipes from Cuba. Many of these are family recipes that have traveled from one generation to another and which our family and friends have saved with great zeal and devotion. All of our meals are prepared daily using only the finest, freshest ingredients.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Nice latin flavors
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/07/2014
 2005
Dined on 12/07/2014
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Always enjoyed the latin flavors in all the dishes we have tasted. Well seasoned and not too salty. Not sure if drinks are prepared consistently. Each time we order a margarita and sometimes it tastes great and potent, sometimes it tastes like a mix. Wait service is very attentive, even though it gets really crowded and noisy and hectic. If you enjoy latin food, this is a very good choice."
Dined on 12/07/2014
 2005
Special Features: great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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At last, a traditional Cuban Restaurant with the best mojitos, live music and hand rolled cigars. <br><br> Click For Our Recent Reviews by <a href="http://www.azucarnyc.com/media/reviews1.html">ZAGATSURVEY 2006</a> and <a href="http://www.azucarnyc.com/media/reviews2.html">TIMEOUT NEW YORK</a>
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Tasty Cuban
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/04/2014
 2005
Dined on 12/04/2014
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We have always enjoyed the flavors of all of the dishes we have eaten here. Favorites are the oxtail and ropa vieja. Drinks can pack a punch, depends on who is making it...sometimes stronger than other times, but still very good. Wait staff is very attentive and eager to please. We thought our drink needed a bit more orange liquor and our wait person took it back to the bar and adjusted the drink himself, brought it over to make sure we liked it before he left us."
Dined on 12/04/2014
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
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The Livanos family, owners of Oceana, Molyvos and Abboccato in Manhattan, are opening the Moderne Barn, American restaurant and an extensive wine cellar. Personal wines are welcome, corkage fee applies, $45.<br /><br />For your next special occasion, inquire about our specialty cakes. We would be happy to assist you with pricing and details. We do require one week advance notice. If you are interested in bringing your own cake, we do have a $3 plate fee per person.<br /><br />For dietary restrictions please call the restaurant directly.<br /><br /><br />Options<br /><br /><br />Moderne Barn<br /><br /> <br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great Creative Food, Noisy place
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/13/2014
 2005
Dined on 11/13/2014
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"The menu has a wonderful selection of creative dishes from farm to table. There are interesting combination of flavors and they work well. The food is prepared as requested and presented nicely. The place gets very noisy when busy, especially in the lower ceiling rooms upstairs. The main dining room downstairs has such a lofty ceiling and is so elegant looking that makes it a bit less noisy than upstairs. The wait staff is very attentive."
Dined on 11/13/2014
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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