WESTCHESTER COUNTY, New York – Al fresco dining is part of what makes a superlative summer season so sublime. And Westchester County offers plenty of outdoor spots to grab a quick bite or enjoy a leisurely meal. From streetside to seaside, here's your guide to discovering some of the best outdoor dining experiences Westchester has to offer.
Bistro Rollin – This Pelham restaurant offers comfortable streetside dining ringed by flower boxes. Winner of multiple awards, including Open Table’s Diners’ Choice for 2012, Bistro Rollin is the perfect spot to enjoy a summer brunch under the sun. Bistro Rollin is at 142 Fifth Ave. in Pelham.
Half Moon – This Dobbs Ferry restaurant might have some of Westchester County’s best water views. With tables literally on the shore of the Hudson River, the backdrop to your elegant evening could easily be described as breathtaking. This is destination dining at its best. Half Moon is at 1 High St. in Dobbs Ferry.
Harvest on Hudson – A sister restaurant to Half Moon, this Hastings-On-Hudson waterside restaurant boasts exquisite patio dining against a natural backdrop. Harvest on Hudson also cultivates a fully functional garden and gets many ingredients locally. Harvest on Hudson is at 1 River St. in Hastings-On-Hudson.
Le Jardin du Roi – This Chappaqua gem has a reputation for exceeding expectations. And the cozy patio lends a romantic air to your summer evenings. Le Jardin du Roi is at 95 King St. in Chappaqua.
Ruby’s Oyster Bar & Bistro – This Rye restaurant practically defines casual chic. Situated in the heart of downtown, this bistro offers the flavors of Paris, enhanced by patio dining. Ruby’s Oyster Bar & Bistro is at 45 Purchase St. in Rye.