Crabtree's Kittle House
Crabtree's Kittle House

Crabtree's Kittle House

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.kittlehouse.com/
  • Phone: 9146668044
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Daily 7:30am - 10:30am

    Sunday Brunch: 11:30pm - 2:30pm;

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm;

    Dinner: Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm, Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm,
    Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: International, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Jay Lippin
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Bring the Kittle House to your house! Whether you’re planning an intimate dinner party in your dining room, an extravagant luxury affair or a finger lickin' barbecue in your backyard, our friendly, professional hospitality team will tend to all the details. Simple to elegant, you’ll see how we transform the elements of our Hudson Valley cuisine into an event that truly reflects your personal style and taste. Select the wines for your event from our internationally famous Wine Cellar, one of the greatest collections of fine wines in the world.
  • Entertainment: Live piano music every Friday and Saturday nights in The Tap Room
  • Special Events: In addition to our monthly Winemaker Dinners, which we conduct in conjunction with a high profile winery or wine celebrity, we are happy to customize your own wine dinner. Pick a theme (vintage, region, varietal etc.) and we'll create your unique event.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Route 117 and Kittle Road
  • Public Transit: 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.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Large private lot available, professional valet parking offered weekends, holidays and very busy evenings.
A word from Crabtree's Kittle House
Built in 1790 as a barn and named for local farmer John Kittle, the farm to table connection that began back then continues today at Crabtree's Kittle House. Internationally renowned for its Wine Spectator Grand Award wine list, superlative hospitality and contemporary American cuisine, it is a sophisticated country dining experience located only 45 minutes from Manhattan. Whether stopping in for a casual meal in the Tap Room or planning a formal intimate celebration from 2 to 200 guests, you'll find something for everyone and every occasion at Crabtree's Kittle House. The culinary team focuses on the local bounty of the Hudson Valley, from the casual Tap Room menu of salads, LaFrieda burgers & fresh cold shellfish to the more refined cuisine on the a la carte and Chef's Tasting menus, available in both the Tap Room & Dining Room. And nowhere is there a greater selection of fine wines (5000!) and other libations. Also a Bed & Breakfast, there are 13 rooms for overnight accommodations
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Crabtree's Kittle House reviews from OpenTable diners
120 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (77)fit for foodies (62)romantic (58)notable wine list (53)great for brunch (48)scenic view (38)good for groups (32)neighborhood gem (31)great for lunch (25)great for outdoor dining (21)vibrant bar scene (12)kid-friendly (10)late-night find (6)hot spot (5)Show More
  • Always a wonderful experience
    noel
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We choose the Kittle House to celebrate all of our special milestones, from anniversaries, birthdays to job promotions. The food and service are impeccable. Extensive wine and drink menu. Always a wonderful experience from beginning to end. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, poor service
    CNYCVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    They struggled with having too many bookings and couldn't keep up. Each person had a specific job to perform and they were not flexible. Will not go back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • jkmmdmjaVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    This is a wonderful restaurant. The food is prepared carefully and is utterly delicious. The service is friendly and courteous. A great dining experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Too busy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Had wedding going on when I went there for dinner. Too crowded and very distracting. Hostess could be a lot nicer too the patrons. Hostess told us we could wait at the bar while our table was being prepared but the whole wedding party was there and you couldn't get in.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Lovely!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    First time at restaurant did not disappoint us. Monday night lobster was wonderful. Great experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    Askbe4udine
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Don't ever book a dinner there on the same night as a wedding is going on. It is just too busy to have a relaxing dinner while watching all the hustle and bustle going on. We were a group of 6 and were seated right at the top of the stair way leading to the wedding. The wait staff was up and down all night passing our table each time. Also the wedding guests were up and down using the rest rooms and passes our table each time as well. I would never go back if there is a wedding going on that evening.....way too busy! I suggest asking when making a reservation if they are hosting a wedding that night. If so don't go!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Upon arrival at the restaurant , it was very chaotic & noisy- there was a wedding reception & a 60th birthday party just about to start - we arrived just as all members of both parties were converging at the lobby area which was not large enough to accommodate all of the people simultaneously . The noise level soon became bearable & we had a quiet dinner . The food was good but not outstanding .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our favorite
    MelchumVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Love this place for 23 years-- still fresh. Our daughter will be getting married here next year! Great food every time, and a blow-away wine list/cellar. A recent discovery: possibly the best burger I've ever had-- who would figure?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • elegant dining
    Lovegoodfood
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Ate outside. It was incredibly beautiful. Food was great. Prices are fair. Service was attentive. A true find.Highly recommend
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MimiG
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    We have occasionally dined at Crabtree's Kittle House on special occasions for many years. For our 35th wedding anniversary, we were treated like royalty! I had mentioned the anniversary when I booked the reservation a month prior. We were given a table with the best view, several staff members came over to wish us a happy anniversary, and our desserts arrived with candles and a special anniversary wish written along the rim of the plate. The food is always perfect and this was no exception. I would highly recommend The Kittle House for any occasion. You will not be disappointed!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thought I was in Europe!
    UWSDinerVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    I invited a friend for lunch to celebrate her birthday. The beautiful garden was available so we sat outside and were the only ones there. The service was attentive without being intrusive and the maitr'd took excellent care of all of our requests. The food was great - fresh lobster salad accompanied by a superb Sancerre. We really thought we had been transported to a European cafe - it was a a wonderful experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Still wonderful...
    griffin
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    My husband and I were married here ten years ago. The food and atmosphere were important to us and the Kittle House did not disappoint. Went back for brunch this weekend to celebrate our ten year anniversary and the quality has not changed. Had a wonderful celebration with delicious food and friendly staff.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable evening!
    Ready4adventure
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    From valet service on arriving to prompt and pleasant service from our wait staff, the evening was very pleasant and the food was terrific. I would have no hesitation in recommending this destination.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Crabtree's
    MandyobVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Eaten here so many times, some better than others. Chopped salad delicious as usual, disappointing steak though, severely undercooked ( ordered medium ), had to return for extra time, unfortunately ended up eating alone as my other 2 guests had finished by the time my dinner returned : ( Dessert was good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    Bluedevil
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Very average food at a high end expensive restaurant. Excellent bread and attentive service. Needed to slow down service. Need new chef. Would not recommend.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    As Always this restaurants never disappoints. Food, staff, and the manager were their for our dining pleasure. The wine and after dinner drinks were delicious. Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Lobster
    FranP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Went for the special Monday night lobster dinner. Lobster was fresh and delicious. My husband has the eggplant Parmesan which was a bit dry but acceptable.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner worth it
    Cmd1
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    All I can say is that this place lived up to the hype. Everything was great my two issues are. The wine list while great they need to add more bottles in the 40-75 buck range. It was a special occasion so I splurged slightly. But besides that I like to be able to enjoy coffee/tea with my dessert not broken apart.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always satisfying
    icecreamVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Another great meal at Kittle House. They accommodated us in a small room (the one off to the left where they serve brunch on Sundays) because the tap room was closed and let us order off the tap room menu in there, which was much appreciated. Service was friendly and more organized than usual and we enjoyed our whole meal from start to finish. Never rushed here, which is so nice...
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  • Good Food but Overpriced
    LuvGoodFood
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    We had apps of Foie Gras & Tagliatelle with Crab Meat, they were both tasty. I had the Loin of Lamb & he had the 60 year old dry aged steak. The lamb came with creamed potatoes & Brussels sprouts. It was nice but there was nothing special about it & I've often had nice dinners for half the price. The Steak was served with a stack of onions fried in batter & a side of creamed spinach, the fried onions was over the top & greasy. He would have preferred potatoes or fries. The steak was definitely not dry aged or 60 year old & not worth $45. It was just a regular overcooked steak. Desert was nice. The 3 course meal with 1 drink each was $240 incl. gratuity. I've had far nicer meals in any restaurant in Bronxville for half the price.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday Brunch 7/27/2014
    Luv2eat
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Oysters were TERRIBLE. Warm & dirty. Raw seafood bar a disappointment. Ran out of Filet Mignon! NOT good! Salmon was really good.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Inconsistent
    luvgoodfood
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Dining here is always an adventure because of consistency. Cocktails - disappointment, ordered an Old Fashioned and had to send it back due to a white object floating and the drink was poorly made - no muddling of the fruit. The Hamachi crudo, which should be thin sliced and cold, was warm and thick sliced but the pasta dish, tagliatelle with blue crab and chilis was good. When I asked for the wine list, I was not given the full list - perhaps because I am a woman - had to ask for it. A restaurant of this supposed quality should ask me which I would prefer. Also, the dining room is tired looking and old. A lot of bugs flying around which does not speak to what one should experience here. All in all, an okay meal but not what it could be.
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  • Amazing dining experience
    noel
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Kittle House is our favorite restaurant! We celebrate all of our important milestones here, from birthdays and anniversaries to job promotions. They never disappoint- we have an exceptional dining experience every time from the impeccable service to the delicious food. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kittle House
    Scorpio
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Always great food and service. Great look to the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a classic falls from grace
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Kittle House used to be our go-to for birthdays and other special occasions. It used to have good food, an elegant atmosphere, and impeccable service - but no longer! From the time we were seated, we were ignored. We were not given menus for the longest time, then the manager took our drink order only to return and say they were out of that given wine. Once our substitute bottle of white arrived and was served WARM, we were left for over a half hour without a server coming to meet us or take our order. When we finally requested that a server from a neighboring table find our server, she graciously took our order. The food was subpar and cold -all of it. Once dessert rolled around, the manager reappeared. What a disappointing birthday.
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  • Great special occasion brunch.
    foodiefamily
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    We celebrated my parents' fiftieth wedding anniversary with my two elementary school age girls at Crabtree's Kittle House. The food was excellent, and they had sufficient options to keep the adults and the two children happy. The waiters and other staff were very attentive and professional, and even dealt with a very difficult guest seated at a neighboring table to ours with sensitivity. The staff were also helpful with regard answering questions about my daughter's food allergy.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • yummyVIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    The Kittle House never disappoints. The tap room is always comfortable and welcoming.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • IrisVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Always consistently delicious in every way. Great food, great service, great ambience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • SabinaVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    The broadcast music was way too loud. Of course, the dining room was pretty empty. The food was great, as always.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food never disappoints
    AnnSBVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    The food never disappoints... delicious, beautifully plated and prepared. The setting is quietly elegant, however the service is not at the level you would expect at a restaurant of this caliber.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The food was excellent, as was the service. You could sit, relax and enjoy the evening.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dinner at Crabtrees Kittle House
    diningout
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Service was spotty - there was a wedding taking place and perhaps everyone was assigned to wedding and we got the "leftover" people. Only 1 of 4 liked their food and it was ok - fish came dry and overcooked. They were very good at taking 1 back and replacing it, but all was just ok. As a result, we are not planning to go back even though a beautiful setting.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
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  • Food and service were great.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    We were seated looking out over the scene where a wedding party was assembled. The bride stood by our table and chatted with those nearby. There were about twelve groomsmen. The wine, the food, the table setting and the ambiance were perfect for our 55th wedding anniversary. Mr Crabtree has to be very proud of his achievement.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always a winner
    NEBSVIP
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Love sitting at the bar or in the pub room for a delicious easy dinner, or in the main dining room for a special occasion!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Classic Westchester
    Critic
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    This is a lovely, traditionally elegant restaurant. Food is consistently excellent and service is friendly and very professional.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Terrific as usual
    RaybabeVIP
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    This restaurant is always good. Consistent quality. Excellent wines. Reasonable price given the quality of the food. Nothing more to say.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sherrell
    Sherrell
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Somewhat disappointed in my entree- a tiny piece of dry swordfish with a small heap of spinach for 35 dollars?
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MandyobVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Great dinner, seated right away, delicious salads, delicious steaks cooked perfectly. Huge portions though, we didn't finish any plate! Dessert was very nice too. Definitely return again and again
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lovely place, disappointing entrees
    JLEL
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We've eaten here before and have been very pleased with the meal. This time, we ordered 2 entrees which had been reviewed in the recent NY Times review. (the Chicken and the Guinea Hen). The chicken was bland and tasteless although the truffle flavored whipped potatoes that came with it were wonderful. The guinea hen was overcooked and dry and tough and the sauce was overly seasoned, salty and dominated any flavor of the hen. The gnudi appetizer and the hamachi appetizer were both wonderful, as was the setting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Absolutely love Crabtree's Kittle House. Service and food are amazing.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet