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About Blue Amber Restaurant and Bar
Blue Amber is a venue that combines elegant decor with exquisite Latin-inspired cuisine to create a posh atmosphere perfect for everything from fine family dining to a romantic escape for couples, or even just an exciting night out. Blue Amber will make you feel as if heaven has touched your lips.Whether looking for a feast designed for royalty or just a delicious cocktail or two we will welcome each individual as we would our own family.
White Plains, NY 10601
Latin / Spanish, Fusion / Eclectic, American
Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 3:00pm -11:00pm, Monday -Wednesday: 5:00pm -11:00pm, Thursday: 5:00pm-12:00am, Friday: 5:00pm - 2:00am, Saturday 3:00pm - 2:00am
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
There are two different parking area located on Mitchell Place as well as the street.
Metro North Railroad
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wine
Blue Amber Restaurant and Bar Ratings and Reviews
Evevn though it was a Monday, since it was restaurant week, I made reservations for 4. When we arrived, the place was EMPTY, except for about 10 people sitting at the bar and a table of 2 in a corner. There was no person greeting patrons at the front when walking in - we waited for 5 minutes until I went to the bar to tell them we had a reservation. We were finally seated. Our waitress didn't show up for about another 10 minutes. She was rude and was not knowledgable about the menu or restaurant. We were handed 2 menus - one for tapas and a regular course meal menu. We asked her to explain how our group could order from the menus - she simply stated that this is a Latin fusion restaurant and next month we will have sushi. WHAT??!! Yes, that was our reaction too. We finally ordered 3 tapas as appetizers and told her we needed more time for our entrees - 25 minutes went by before our tapas were brought to the table. No explanation, no apologies. We decided to forego dinner, since we did not want to wait G_ knows how long for dinner so we ordered 2 desserts. When asked how the crepes were prepared, she said they were thin pancakes. Gee, thanks. The desserts - 1 order of crepes and 1 flan - came out 15 minutes later. On a brighter note, the food was good, but not good enough to outweigh all these issues. I will NEVER go back.
I knew this location as Iron Shaker before they had changed themselves into Blue Amber, so I wasn't expecting a full-Latin menu. We had some lovely mojitos, including a Jamaica-flower based one, as well as a tamarind, whose texture and mouthfeel were very interesting, not to mention delicious! We blitzed through the bruschetta which included the secret ingredient: yucca. Also delicious. We had both of the mofongos, and were happy with our mutual choices; she with the traditional steak version that was hearty, and me with my shrimp in a nice savory sauce. The surprise was apple strudel for dessert; What? Ah, well, it was graced with dulce de leche, of course! Fun all around, and the bachata music never stops.
We had a group of 4 and we're not sure what to expect as we could not find a menu online prior to arriving. The food was delicious! We had numerous dishes: pork and fish tacos, ceviche, bruschetta, drunken chicken sliders, pork chop entree. All were wonderful and tasty. The drinks from the bar were fabulous as well. Definitely recommend!
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