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Crabtree's Kittle House Restaurant & Inn

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11 Kittle Rd, Chappaqua, NY 10514-1806 (Route 117 and Kittle Road)
+1 914-666-8044
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 07:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 07:30 - 22:30
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Briarcliff Manor, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food. Wide variety of choices. All tasty, well presented and delicious. Service impeccable. Background music soothing.

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Thank william v
Southington, Connecticut
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a Family dinner, a party of six, and we were seated at a table with a wonderful view of the grounds overlooking the beautiful landscape of Chappaqua, New York, which is a tiny suburb of Westchester County, New York, 35 Miles North of New York City. It is also the Town that Bill and Hillary Clinton Reside in.... More 

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Thank Rayzor2013
New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Went here for dinner with friends, food was average at best, not flavorful, my fish dish was served luke warm. Service was not worth the prices you pay, constantly had to ask for wine to be poured, water, etc. Never again.

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Thank BC-Eagle-70-74
Chappaqua, New York
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We went to the Tap Room for a casual night out and had planned to have simple food. We forgot it was restaurant week in the Hudson valley. I had lobster bisque, black striped bass and a chocolate panne cote with an espresso sauce and creme ang laid for dessert. Everything was great. My wife had a simple veggie burger.... More 

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New York City, New York
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909 reviews
613 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 926 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I have been to Crabtree's Kittle House a few times times for the Brunch, and have always found it to be a welcoming place. As it was Peter's birthday again we came here to celebrate as we have a few times before on his birthday, and of course eat! Their brunch is quite generous. There are Various Meats, Shrimp, Oysters... More 

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Thank jeremy t
new york
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88 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

OK - it has been years since we were here. Chappaqua isn't far from us- more we just forgot about it. Sunday we went again. The place is not cheap- but almost every night they have a 3 course dinner that is well above average. A crisp Caesar salad - good salmon - a chocolate dessert- and a good martini... More 

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Thank FrustratedTravelor
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I enjoyed the time there. We had the Chef's tasting menu and were not disappointed. The only drawback had to do with the valet parking. We were backed up so long in the driveway, I really wished we could just park ourselves. We called the restaurant to let them know we were going to be late for our reservation even... More 

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Thank rascal1031
Chappaqua, New York
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is a favorite for the great food coming out of the kitchen. We prefer to sit in the bar (cozy with a roaring fireplace) in the winter and in the garden in good weather. Never had a bad experience. Excellent wine cellar. Get a tour of it if you can. The sommeliers know their stuff. We do date night,... More 

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Thank NycMDmom
New York, New York, United States
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were taking someone out for a birthday celebration in a group of 5 adults. There was a snow storm during the day but we managed to get there on time. Some in our group including myself have been here many times before and that is one reason we were so disappointed. The restaurant has been slowly declining in major... More 

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Thank James R
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I have been here several times and always found it to be a charming place to meet family and friends who are nearby. This time we all had a late brunch, all the usual stuff. Excellent service in a pleasant place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$50
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Kittle Rd, Chappaqua, NY 10514-1806
    (Route 117 and Kittle Road)
  • Public Transportation: Harlem Line Metro North from Grand Central to either the Chappaqua or Mt. Kisco Stations. Five minute taxi ride - taxi's available at both stations.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Chappaqua
  • Phone Number: +1 914-666-8044
Description
In its history that spans more than 200 years, the Kittle House's timber frame has held many things: a guesthouse, prohibition-era roadhouse, school, inn, and restaurant. The stately Kittle House began humbly in 1790 as a barn on Ivy Hill Farm. The Kittle family named the eponymous barn in the 1880s, when they took over the farm and renamed the future restaurant and inn The Kittle Barn and Carriage House. In 1890, Moses Taylor V purchased the farm and surrounding 500 acres to raise his prize cattle, renaming it Annandale Farm. Following Taylor's death in 1928, the Kittle House began to develop its livelier reputation as a roadhouse. In 1931 the Kittle House took on a primmer role as the Noble School for Girls. Unsuccessful, the school closed after five years, and thus the Kittle House tradition as a restaurant and inn began. Lawrence Farms EastIn 1931 The Kittle House thrived as The Lawrence Farms Inn. The Westchester Playhouse, located on the adjacent property of what is now the Mt. Kisco Country Club, was in its prime. The birthplace of many illustrious careers, the Inn often played host to famous, and soon-to-be-famous, actors, including a young Henry Fonda, Margaret Sullavan and Talullah Bankhead. In 1949 the Inn was sold to William Carlson, who shortened the name to "The Kittle House." Since 1981, the Kittle House has been owned and operated by the Crabtree family, who has returned the House to its former glory through extensive renovations and enhancements, including the beautification of the grounds, the expansion of the Atrium Dining Room, and the transformation of the former stables into an award-winning wine cellar. The most recent and exciting changes at Crabtree's Kittle House include a striking redesign by Christan P. Arkay-Leliever of KMS Team. With a mindful use of ecological materials and thoughtful attention to detail, the House exudes a quiet elegance, befitting its charmed past.

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