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“Enjoyable”
Review of Bistro 12

Bistro 12
Ranked #1 of 68 Restaurants in Tarrytown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$42
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Meet the Business Owner: Miguel- Manuel - Established in 2013 Madeira, a beautiful Portuguese island and inspiration for the atmosphere of the newly opened Bistro 12 in Tarrytown. Life-long friends who have, at long last, created their dream restaurant. Jose Manuel Goncalves Pereira and Luis Miguel Rodrigues have known each other since the age of 17, so it's hardly surprising that Bistro 12 evokes the landscape of their youth. Fans of Caravela will recognize Manuel, nicknamed "MADEIRA" from his 24-year stint there. MIGUEL years at Polpo, the popular upscale Italian restaurant in Greenwich,Connecticut They have created their own unique bistro establishment, given this amiable team the knowledge and skills to provide a warm, welcoming and gracious atmosphere dedicated to providing a genial dining experience for their customers. Miguel Rodrigues' artwork is the product of a life-long passion. You will see memories of his country come alive - the markets, families, city and country scenes he loves. Enjoying a variety of painting styles, he has produced over 1500 works of art in his Yonkers studio, and has chosen the most evocative paintings with which to decorate the walls of his newest venture.
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Really good food in a nice (but a little cramped) store-front location right in the heart of Tarrytown. Restaurant has a homey, comfortable feel to it. Nice menu items and specials with standards having an updated flair. Tastefully dressed Arugula salad was a good starter but a bit over-priced. My Branzino portion could have been a bit larger, but taste was excellent with inventive mango/avocado cubes as garnish. Will go again when I'm in the area.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Thank Joe447788
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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Went here with my boyfriend last night and I would highly recommend it! We got two appetizers - calamari and burrata, I got the seafood risotto and he got the chicken francaise and everything was delicious, even the bread. I'm not even a huge seafood person but this seafood risotto was amazing. All of the staff were super attentive. There's not that many tables so I would HIGHLY suggest making a reservation - There were several people standing outside in the freezing cold waiting for a table. After dinner I felt that there was a sense that they were waiting for us to leave but it's understandable, as I said, there were several people outside waiting for a table.

Date of visit: November 2017
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Thank Kristin M
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Eggplant rollatini and calamari appetizers were ordinary. Branzino and salmon were vapid. Unimaginative menu. At those prices, I expected much more. Youngest server very good. The two older guys not so much.

Date of visit: October 2017
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3  Thank CWnut
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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Huge fans of the service, amazing fresh high quality food and entire atmosphere of old European attention to detail and commitment to quality. Our favorites are grilled Octopus salad and tiramisu.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank JulzRoz
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Had dinner there before going to Tarrytown Music Hall. Super convenient as it is right across the street. I would recommend a reservation. Great menu at reasonable prices. Great Service as well.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Peter G
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