Restaurant X & Bully Boy Bar
Restaurant X & Bully Boy Bar

Restaurant X & Bully Boy Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.xaviars.com/
  • Phone: 8452686555
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm, Sunday Brunch: 1:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please inquire for details.

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet Parking
A word from Restaurant X & Bully Boy Bar
Restaurant X is located in Congers, New York. This charming country restaurant boasts lush landscaping and a free-form pond which adds ambiance during any season. Restaurant X offers a variety of rooms, each with its own feel. Close to the entrance is the Bully Boy Bar and adjoining lounge, where dinner is served alongside a roaring fire.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Restaurant X & Bully Boy Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
147 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (109)fit for foodies (81)romantic (73)great for brunch (51)good for groups (46)notable wine list (40)scenic view (40)neighborhood gem (39)great for lunch (20)hot spot (8)kid-friendly (7)vibrant bar scene (7)late-night find (4)great for outdoor dining (2)Show More
  • Confused
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    The restaurant was packed, noisy and busy. The food was served sporadically, sometimes tossed on our plates, with little to no focus on presentation. There were a few dishes that were notable, but the portions provided only a passing taste, only to be followed by a contrasting dish that confused our taste buds. While dinner at Restaurant X is usually a treat, its brunch is disappointment that comes at a high cost. This was our first experience having brunch at this restaurant and our last.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Its was my 5 yr anniversary and we wanted to try a new place and so happy we chose Restaurant X by a recommendation of a friend. The food the service was A+ Felip our waiter and his serviceman were on top of us hand and foot and we couldnt feel more like a king and queen. They even gave us a complimentsry desert for our special day. Cannot wait to go back again
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not what it used to be
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    We have been to Restaurant X many times over the past several years. We were alway thrilled with our experience. Not so much this time. The menu was lacking in choices and the service was less that desired. The restaurant was not full and they placed us right next to the servers station. Even with that location, our waiter was barely around. Probably would not go back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    Food4thought
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Disappointment began when my husband and I were brought to a table for 2 squeezed between 2 other occupied tables of 2. This after requesting in my reservation a nice table as we were celebrating a special occasion. What bothered me most about this was that the restaurant was less than half-full! I thought about asking for a table switch but thought they were reserved too. Turns out they weren't-they remained empty. Service felt very rushed as well.Our entree was served almost immediately after we finished our appetizers-we were in and out of the restaurant in 1 hour.The food was good, not fabulous.The quality has declined since our last visit two years ago.I would never go back.For the money spent, the experience was.....disappointing
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • delightful
    cait
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Food delicious.. our waiter extremely nice and helpful w. selections. Friendly staff. Overall, met expectations for a weekend dinner for 2 w. great steak specials!
    Special Features:
    late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • nice for special occasions
    moni
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We dined in the main dining room. Decor is nice - though it feels like it hasn't been updated in a while. The carpet seems old and there is an "old" smell to the place. Also, the chairs are creaky. But it didn't completely take away from an overall wonderful experience. The waitstaff are courteous and helpful, and the menu offered a lot of variety. Butternut squash crab soup was just right, not too salty or sweet. - def.recommend Rock shrimp and calamari was good in the first few bites.. and then became a bit too salty for us.. Beet salad was refreshing, and loved the added pecan crunch. Beef wellington and tournedos rossini were about 7.5 of 10. We were so full we skipped desert, but they gave us 2 coconut macaroons at the end. :)
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a great meal
    shaunahg
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Restaurant X is our favorite restaurant. Always a great meal!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Old Style Steak House
    DLugo
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Back in the day when men wore Jackets and there were table clothes on the tables, on a special night or if you were in the mood for great steak or fish places like "X" were plentiful. That is no longer the case any longer outside of Manhattan. "X" is one of the few great steak houses in the area. Beef Wellington to compare to any beef houses in NYC. Yes the restaurant needs some updating but to update a restaurant yet keep its ambiance is tricky business. In the end its about the food. In this department NO problem. Our waiter "Phillipe" was awesome.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not as what it's reviewed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    My in-laws had wanted to try this restaurant for a while so for their shared birthday we made them a reservation with their son and daughter to join them. Decor is dated and quite a "waspy" crowd but we gave it a shot as it was a special occasion. Upon being seated we were looking at the food as that is what the place was known for. Waitress approached and when we asked a food question she questioned with an attitude "don't you want to order a drink first?" Filet mignon was a small portion, my in-laws got beef wellington and was not impressed and they charged $26 for a plate of vegetables for our vegan guest.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always....
    JeanMarie
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    delicious dinning! Smoked trout appitizer and the ahi tuna were very yummy and the diver scallop special was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another disappointment from XRG
    SimpleDinerVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    I don't get the hype. Rest X is a large a pretty bldg with potential but it is so worn that surfaces feel sticky and dirty. Gum was visible on the back of dining chair. Carpets are brown with wear in high traffic areas. Tables and woodwork are chipped and need repair. Ambiance matters. The food was good quality banquet food. Nothing innovative, no wow factor. Steak at our table was tough and flavorless. Scallops were a bit rubbery from over cooking. For those who want the tried and true, this is a restaurant one could have found in 1975, still unchanged or updated. Even the wine was adequate but not exceptional. The free salted choc tarts given with the bill tasted unpleasant. For $220 for 3 people, no, we will not return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious
    BelM33
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    The food does not disappoint! It's been consistently great each time we come. The service was good too. It got a little slow at the end, having waited longer than usual for out dessert order to be taken and then to wave someone over to bring us our check. Despite that, the wait staff were friendly and attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    teshiachris
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Amazing is all I can say....you must see it to believe it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Brunch I've ever had
    DissapointedVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    This is my second visit for brunch and it always exceeds my expectations. This is one of my favorite restaurants for special occasions, but the brunch is out of this world. Unlike other brunch buffets where you stand in line to serve yourself, here you are served. . 14 different dishes, and each better than the other. Our waiter Phillip always made sure our mimosas were filled, even when you were only 1/2 way through the glass. AMAZING. . .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service was lacking
    makpak
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We arrived at 6 pm for dinner. Service was wonderful at the start but as soon as we got our meal the restaurant filled up, we were completely forgotten about. It was a shame given the meal was so good.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pleasant Surprise
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    My husband and I have has difficulty finding a "fit for foodie" type restaurant since we moved from Astoria, Queens to Rockland County. This restaurant is pricey but the food really is quite good and the service was amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great time
    mlev
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    The waitperson was terrific - attentive service and very knowledgeable. The food was very good and paced well. Seated overlooking a stream and waterfall was great.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful!
    jeanrtcoVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Loved this restaurant, food was great, service very good. Asked about a specific liquor, and waiter said that he did not believe that they had it at the bar, so I ordered specialty cocktail, and when he delivered it, he told me the bartender had gone done to the basement and found a bottle, I took one sip of this $14 cocktail, and didn't like it, so he said no problem and took it back and brought one with the liquor that they just found! Thought that was very nice. I heard the women next to us say she didn't like the cappacino and they took that off their bill. I just think that they want to please everyone. Had a nice time!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • best Sun. brunch
    Bobi
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Most decadent brunch in town. Over the top, but an opulent experience. Great for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best brunch ever!
    GJRN
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Can't begin to tell you what a wonderful dining experience brunch at Restaurant X was. It was the first brunch I've ever been to that brings the brunch to you at your table. No standing on lines or carrying dishes round. Course after course of exquisitely prepared food from tortellini with pancetta to pork with apple fritters. Seriously, you won't eat for the remainder of the day.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An all time favorite!
    JohnT
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Dinner was exquisite as always and the specials are exactly that! The ambiance and mood of the restaurant is warm and inviting. The only issue we had was the service was a bit off but overall a fantastic place to visit.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Restaurant X needs help
    KEEPERVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    What use to be an excellent restaurant, in my opinion, has gone down hill. The building itself is in dire need of updating. I ordered baby lamb medium. it came brown, not a bit of pink. 3 of us at table ordered lamb. One person wanted it completely well done. Myself and other ordered medium and medium rare. Not only was it overcooked, it was tough and chewy and this was suppose to be baby lamb. I felt more like lamb shoulder.
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  • Fran
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Restaurant is dated and noisy. Bathrooms need serious renovation. Food overpriced and just average. Would not return.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • foodie
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Continues to be one of our favorite restaurants. We have been coming here for many years, to celebrate special occasions or just enjoy a great meal.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A Tradition Continues
    Steve
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My wife and I particularly like going here for special occasions. The food is always excellent and the service makes the experience really enjoyable. I would be remiss if I didn't mention how fabulous the Beef Wellington is, it is one of my all time favorites.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always wonderful
    feedme11
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    X is always terrific. From their time honored menu items to new ideas they serve up consistently great food. I am luck to have this place just a few minutes from my home!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our Anniversary
    CarolT
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We had a lovely time at the brunch with our party of four to celebrate our 48th wedding anniversary. The food and service were wonderful and the view was spectacular! I would highly recommend this restaurant and will be returning for another Sunday brunch.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • brunch at bully boy
    milky
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    One of the best values for brunch...usually....Usually everything is run to perfection but on our Sunday( 9/7) the young waitstaff did not know how to serve the meal properly. While the lower level was getting two and three servings of some dishes we were bypassed completely. It was only after pointing this out the the main waiter and he had to go back into the kitchen and have them remake and prepare us a new dish did we get a specific course. Other courses when they finally came around to us. some.were lukewarm and the crispy dishes were soggy. What a shame since the food is usually so good and tasty I am sure things will improve and this will be a great experience again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • JonB
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    When you dine at a 4 or 5 star restaurant owned by a restauranteur with a storied culinary history there are reasonable expectations. While I chose to send a private note to the restaurant on my last visit because I truly believed the establishment was better than what my wife & I had experienced, there was no response from the restaurant whatsoever. Read into it how you may as I did. In any event, 3 months later we decided to dine at X again with the hopes that our celebratory dinner would be met with the high standards X is known for. The reality is the property is dated, pretty view, broken chair at the tble, 1 overcooked cowboy ribeye, dry cream spin,1 prime stk ordered med rare delivered rare/raw, fantastic waitress(this time),vg wine
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great, for dinner in the area
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Dinner was good with some dishes being excellent (beef wellington, miso cod), while others were so-so (oysters rockerfeller with broken hollandaise sauce, and chicken just on the edge of being overcooked). I agree with some of the other comments that it could benefit from a capital infusion to better reflect the fine dining establishment that it is, (e.g. menu and menu covers looking worn and splotched with wine and sauce stains.) On the positives, service was good and they took back a bad bottle of wine without hesitation.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service still lags
    RocklandGourmet
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The food at Restaurant X is always good and often creative, but it continues to slump terrible in front of the house. We haven't been there for two years because of having to wait nearly an hour for our table notwithstanding a reservation. We thought that the Sunday evening in the middle of a holiday weekend would be better. It was, but the service was amateurish, and having to wait nearly 40 minutes from when our entrees were cleared until we ordered dessert is unconscionable. Peter, I know you can do better, but it will be a long while before we find out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Decadent Brunch
    Maryann
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Delightful and decadent brunch. Loved it. The service was top-notch, too. Everything was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fabulous.
    MariaV
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We have gone to this amazing restaurants for many special occasions. The food is always spectacular and unique.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not as Good as Usual
    PlaygoerVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We went to Restaurant X for the Cowboy Steak for 2 Special. While the service was very good, and the ambience was nice, the steak was too tough. In the past when we ordered this steak, it was much more tender. We couldn't finish the meat, but didn't bother to take it home. The sides were good, but the portions for the 2 of us, we're very small. The next time we return to Restaurant X, we'll order from the regular menu.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • boothbayVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The trout special was delicious as was the seared tuna on the regular menu. The food here is nicely prepared and presented. The corn flan appetizer with crabmeat was wonderful and the hint of jalapeno gave a little spice to what could have been a bland appetizer without overpowering the delicate taste of the crabmeat and the corn.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely lunch
    Luvsluncheon
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    I was so happy, once again that I had chosen Restaurant X to take a friend to celebrate a special occasion. Everything was perfect! Particularly, the service and ambiance. Their price fixe was an excellent choice and I would come back again in a heartbeat. In fact we are coming back in 2 weeks to celebrate another special occasion. The presentation and surprise congratulatory dessert couldn't be beat.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Restaurant X
    bxbaldie
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Another great dining experience!! My wife and I have dined here now on 4 separate occasions, and each has been better than the last. The food is excellent. The cowboy steak for 2 melt in your mouth and the potato au gratin is heavenly. Ask your server for their opinion on some wine, and you will enjoy your meal even more. The staff is friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. And if Peter Kelly is around, he will stop and chat!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • X Marks The Spot
    CJ2014
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Best restaurant in the County. Food is excellent. Prepared exactly as ordered. Service could not be better Worth the price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great as Always
    HART
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I have been to Restaurant X numerous times and it never disappoints. The food is always excellent. I requested my favorite room facing the duck pond and was happy that my request was honored.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfection if seated correctly
    Bedfordgal
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Our meal would have been absolute perfection if we had been seated in the main room. We were with another couple and were seated in the outer room which was extremely unattractive. We didn't make a fuss since we had friends with us, but the room seriously detracted from our overall experience. The main room has charm and character. The room we were in was cold and cheap looking. If we were to go back I would insist on sitting in the main room. Food and service were exceptional.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.