Moscato - Scarsdale
Moscato - Scarsdale

Moscato - Scarsdale

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.moscatorestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 9147235700
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:30am - 3:30pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:30pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:30pm - 11:30pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Chef Alfonso
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We can custom design special menu's to meet you culinary and budgetary needs ot your group function.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Popham Road
  • Public Transit: Scarsdale station off the Harlem Line one block from our location.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking lot behind restaurant after 4pm. Plenty of meter parking all day.
A word from Moscato - Scarsdale
Moscato, opened its doors in the summer of 2000. Located in beautiful Downtown Scarsdale, N.Y and is affiliated with Lusardi"s, Chat American Grill and Chat 19. All owned by the Mario Fava Restaurant Group. Moscato is a contemporary Italian Trattoria serving lunch, brunch, and dinner. Moscato offers a wide range of fresh homemade pastas, wild caught seafood, and a variety of authentic Italian favorites. Moscato opens 7 days a week 11:30am and serves through all meal periods. Moscato's kitchen also offers late evening dining nightly. The restaurant is located adjacent to the Scarsdale Metro North Train Station which is the heart of downtown Scarsdale.
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Moscato - Scarsdale reviews from OpenTable diners
57 reviews since July 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.2
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (36)fit for foodies (20)romantic (15)great for outdoor dining (13)special occasion (13)good for groups (12)great for lunch (8)notable wine list (5)great for brunch (5)hot spot (4)kid-friendly (3)late-night find (1)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    We had a family birthday dinner with 8 people. Very nice service and good food. Great neighborhood place.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • SABRINA
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The food, service and ambiance was excellent. We would recommend your restaurant to our family and friends.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • diamondVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    The evening was a success. We took a friend to dinner and she was very happy with the experience.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cari
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Wonderful dinner, service & ambience. They make you feel like you are the only table occupied there. Love this place!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • CitychickVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Food was wonderful (duck ragu over perfectly cooked pasta) even though there was a significant crowd (given that it was a Friday night). Very noisy as well (but again, a crowded evening). We will return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistently good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We have Moscato regulars since it opened. We always enjoy the food and find the service to be friendly and very good. In addition to a diverse menu, they always have some interesting specials, where I tend to find (among other things) interesting and delicious salads, pasta and seafood.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nancy
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Excellent food, very pleasant setting, not too loud. We'll be back! But would much prefer that the many specials be written down, with prices. The server reeled off a long list and never mentioned a price, and it makes the customer feel awkward to have to ask--which you shouldn't have to do.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A perfect place for a quiet lunch
    Kay76
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Good food, delightful, simple ambiance and nice wine list. Not many diners at lunch (but perhaps because it was the end of August), so service was attentive without being bothersome. I would definitely plan on lunch there in the future.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good All Around
    Armand
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Every thing about this restaurant was very good. My only problem was the menu indicated there was salmon but didn't specify wild salmon which is my preference. The waiter assured me it was wild and I ordered it but was never wholly convinced. If is really was wild why wouldn't the say so since it is more expensive.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Italian food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We enjoyed our dinner. But, we're a little disappointed that the on-line menu was not up to date. Two of the dishes we were looking forward to ordering were not available. The restaurant was apologetic, but we feel they should be more with it! Otherwise, an excellent restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Hospitable
    WendysWordsVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Lovely greeting from host and staff. Friendly atmosphere. Very good food
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • NancyWestchester
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Food and service are consistently good. Can always count on it for a delicious meal!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good not Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Although we really would like to frequent Moscato regularly as we dine out very often and live nearby, the food is although good in quality, is very uninspired and boring and therefore overpriced. We enjoy the dining outside option in summer. Would really love their chef to create more flavorful dishes.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The best restaurant in Scarsdale!
    Karenlc5VIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    I've lived in Scarsdale for 28 years, and Moscato has been here a long time. Why, I wondered, have I only been here 5 times? This will change! We went for brunch recently, and had a leisurely, excellent one. Then, we came for lunch...it was late; around 2 PM, yet staff couldn't have been nicer, even when their own lunch was on the table. I love the special menu of three items: salad, hors d'oeuvre and entree, all perfectly-sized portions and the execution of each perfect. And the price? $18! We had deliciously fresh salads, house-made pastas and extremely fresh fish. This is now our go-to place after trying everything else within 20 miles!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Sunday Night Dining
    SusanVIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    We really enjoyed our Sunday night dinner at Moscato. The food was fresh and light -- great for summer dining. I especially enjoyed the branzino. Service was well-paced for our needs, and the staff was friendly and amusing. There was a lively crowd, with moderate noise level. We were entertaining friends that evening; they appreciated our choice of a good neighborhood restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • all the pleasures of Italy!
    AmoureuxdelatableVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    we have become regulars at Moscato and can't stop being impressed by their savoury and creative italian delicassies. definitely a place worth visiting and returning!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 41 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 101 reviews are from the Moscato - Scarsdale reviews archive.
  • First visit for dinner impressive
    SavvyVIP
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    My husband and I had dinner at Moscato to celebrate our anniversary; we enjoyed the food very much, as well as the ambience, although it is a bit dark. I had a special chicken dish and my husband had a pasta with vegetables, which they prepared to his liking. It was a Mon evening, so they may have had more time to do this. We would have rated the service higher, but the waiter neglected to tell us the specials, and we only learned of them when another waiter recited them to his table and seemed to give them more attention since they appeared to be known to the staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Still the best place in Scarsdale
    MikeViking
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    It's always great and likely the best place to eat in town. Great specials and lots of excellent regular entrees. Had an iffy night from a service perspective as we had to ask for multiple things multiple times. This is the first time it has ever happened we will be back in a few weeks for sure
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Local gem
    RonchefdocVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Tommaso provides great service to complement the reliably good food. The crespelle is a perfect starter, with the eggplant and cheese done just right
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service was awful
    carmb6VIP
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    The waiter questioned our 20% tip. I have never heard of this before & I will never return to this place
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food and Service
    vjoneVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    my significant other and I had a lovely dinner and service was impeccable. The food was excellent and the wait staff professional and engaging. We have dined at Moscato lots of times and it still holds its charm!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Each dish a winner
    LawGuy
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    The food at Moscato never lets you down. Each dish from appetizer to dessert is delicious. The bartender knows how to make any cocktail you want and the waiters are very knowledgeable about the menu and the ingredients of each dish. Couldn't be happier, this place never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noise Overpowers the Food
    EasyTraveller123
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Moscato is a busy place, at least on weekends, and the noise level, made worse by unnecessary piped in music, diminished our dining experience. The bread was just okay, a caesar salad was very good, and our entrees (soft shell crab and veal scallopine, were good but more fussy than required. We'll probably return sometime, but won't rush to do so.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always meeting a high standard
    Babsy
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    While my visit this time was on Father's Day and the restaurant was bustling, the waitstaff is always attentive to all its patrons . The waiters had to do a little sprinting to get to the outside diners with their dishes still warm, and they achieved that. The food is traditional Italian, but with with either a lighter touch or a surprising addition, or a perky herbal seasoning. Everything cooked to perfection even on a hectic night.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beware the Weekend!
    Judy
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    On the weekend, extra tables are crowded in to the small space to accommodate the crowds. Noise level is impossibly, untolerably high.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Enjoyable
    pdii
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    This was a new find for us in our general neighborhood. The first time we went was prime-time on a Saturday night and the place was packed and fairly loud, but we had a reservation for 4 and, though we had to wait a bit and the table was a bit small, we were taken by the general ambiance. The service was attentive, the menu more interesting than the typical local Italian restaurant, and the food was great. Also, the wine list seemed competent, and the wine my friend selected was terrific (unfortunately I don't remember the name!). My wife and I returned a couple of weeks later for my birthday dinner midweek. It was much less crowded, more sedate, and equally enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Que Bella
    bayside2842
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    A truly delightful Westchester gem. Excellent service, extensive menu and delicious food.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, good service
    ScarsdaleSue
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Food was very good. Everyone at the table enjoyed their meal. Wait staff very attentive. Manager very friendly. Will definitely visit this restaurant again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Summer night in Italy
    Greattime
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    We have not been to moscato in a while I don't know why But will be returning more frequent The new decor makes you feel as if you are dinning in a trattoria on the amalfi coast The menu encompasses northern and southern cuisine to perfection Service here was friendly and attentive The Italian music in the back round was a great addition to our evening We had dinner inside because the patio was full but after dinner we moved outside to have coffe and dessert and after dinner drink What a great way to begin the weekend Big thumbs up to moscato Can't wait to come back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Moscato changed its menu
    MJGHVIP
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    We were disappointed with menu changes at Moscato. The watermelon salad now consists of red onion and cucumber, instead of mixed greens that we had liked. We ordered the arugula salad and found it rather plain- - the parmesan slices and plain mushrooms were tasty, but the artichoke pieces were very scant. The cooked dorato now is in a sweet cognac sauce, and the fish had a strong fishy taste that fresh fish should lack. Only the pizza appetizer and Roman pasta were still very good. We liked the dry red wine that my husband ordered.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Seating was tight
    AlwaysEnjoyFoodVIP
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    Very good restaurant just too tight with the seating
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Restaurant in the Area
    GourmandVIP
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    We love Moscato year round - sitting inside or outside and for lunch or dinner. The food is wonderful, you can order whatever you fancy (it doesn't have to be on the menu), the service is first-class and warm, the ambiance is friendly and relaxing.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • noise level
    Gipi
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    We went on a weekend night and found that the tables are too closely situated to each other, and therefore the noise level is too high. Even the waiters have to scuttle between tables to serve. The menu is varied and appealing. The salads were disappointing, but the entrees were ample and generally good.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfection
    particularDinerLBVIP
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    From the warm greeting to the attentiveness of staff, this place rocks. Went for hubbies bday and were not disappointed. I had a special veal dish and he had Bronzino and both were excellent. The wine list is extensive and accessible, lots of goof Tuscan and Piemonte choices. Will return again, and again, and..
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellence: Service & Food
    MV0505
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    forgot to do my review although i have already been here and reviewed it before. Came here to celebrate my daughter's Confirmation as an intimate family dinner. Even though this is a place for a more intimate adult atmosphere, my children were very welcome and treated as they were important. Food was excellent, all dishes we ordered. Of course we will be back!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great neighborhood spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    The food here is consistently good, and the service is friendly and welcoming.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Moscato
    HokieVIP
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Seating was a little tight. Food and service were very good.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too long a wait
    regularsnomoreVIP
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    We are "regulars" & had an 8 o'clock res, we had to wait 45 minutes for the table, which is unacceptable.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • nflfslVIP
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Moscato is our go to restaurant when we want good food, nice atmosphere and very pleasant staff. It is consistent and know matter who we take we are never disappointed. We were with good friends and they stayed open late for us bc we were sitting and talking and could not have been more potlite we will be back soon I am sure.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently Good!
    Cannonball
    Dined on 4/9/2014
    I have been to Moscato on numerous occasions and the food, the service, and the ambience are always consistently good. We were given a table that in my opinion is the best one in the restaurant it is along the right wall and gives one a feeling of privacy.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate