Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is quickly approaching and with so many amazing offers from great restaurants, the options can feel almost overwhelming. So we’re going to help you out with a breakdown of some of the best deals for 2014. First, the basics: Participating restaurants are offering three-course prix-fixe lunches for $20.95 and dinners for $29.95. Restaurant Week runs from March 10 through March 23, and more than 180 restaurants are participating throughout the Hudson Valley. No tickets or passes are required, although reservations are strongly encouraged. So without further ado, here is our guide to enjoying Hudson Valley Restaurant Week.
Offering Latin fusion cuisine, Ramiro’s 954 has created a bold and fresh menu of traditional flavors and ingredients of Latin America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Spain. The open kitchen setting adds to the ambiance – definitely a good choice if you’re looking to spice it up.
Cafe Of Love
In one of cutest and quaint towns in Westchester, you’ll find cuisine from southern France at Café of Love. This is a great romantic setting for a lunch date – even if the only thing you fall in love with is the food.
Red Hat On The River
This well-liked French bistro features a beautiful view of the Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge. You’ll also enjoy a nice, calming atmosphere and a variety of choices for meal options. If you are interested in splurging on a cocktail, you’ll find unique but tasty drinks to choose from, like their pear martini.
Located just north of New York City, NoMa Social is a go-to destination for great Mediterranean food in a uniquely designed library-inspired setting. NoMa, which stands for North of Manhattan, offers couches and various cocktail tables for those looking to grab a drink or a quick bite to eat, as well as traditional dining room seating. Executive Chef Bill Rosenberg has created a menu that offers entrees, in addition to a myriad of Mediterranean-style small plates perfect for mixing and sharing. The restaurant also offers wine pairings, and tantalizing specialty cocktails, including elixirs under 150 calories for those who already have their eye on the upcoming summer months.
At the center of all the action in Nyack, Wasabi is the only Japanese restaurant participating in Restaurant Week this year. Relying on the Hunt’s Point Market less than 30 minutes away for its fare, Wasabi is sure to provide the freshest seafood around. But the restaurant also boasts as being much more than just great Japanese food, calling itself the “focus and centerpiece of Nyacks’ late night party scene and bar culture.”
A Hudson Valley gastro-pub with a cozy interior, Tap House in Tuckahoe offers delicious modern American fare with “creative, sophisticated tweaks.” True to its name, Tap House offers a selection of over seventy craft and premium beers – 14 of which are on tap. If you’re looking for a more private setting, this restaurant offers two smaller spaces featuring fire places, perfect for an intimate dinner or business lunch. Or take a seat in their main dining room and enjoy the view of the bustling bar below.