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About Cellar 49 at Tarrytown House Estate

Cellar 49 is a casual, small yet energetic tavern featuring modern twists on American fare. It is located on the grounds of Tarrytown House Estate in the cellar of the historic Biddle House Mansion.

49 East Sunnyside Lane
Tarrytown, NY 10591
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Friday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Route 9/South Broadway

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(914) 591-3183

Website:
http://www.tarrytownhouseestate.com/tarrytown-new-york-tavern.php

Parking Details:
Parking Lot 1 Cellar 49 Designated Parking

Executive Chef:
Christopher Hettinger

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Cellar 49 at Tarrytown House Estate Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Quiet

86% would recommend it to a friend

Cozy (11)
Good for a Date (11)
Romantic (10)
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Creative Cuisine (8)
Casual (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Local Ingredients (6)
Business Meals (6)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Seasonal (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Scenic View (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Authentic (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Healthy (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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·Dined 5 days ago

Extremely Friendly, felt very welcomed, comfortable, attentive and had a delicious dinner with a friend!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Went for 20th Anniversary celebration on a weeknight. The initial 20 or so minutes was not to our liking but, once we were seated, the evening could not have been better. The initial issues relate to the bartender (did not provide a 'welcoming' vibe - appeared he wanted to be anywhere but behind the bar and/or dealing with people) and the host. As we approached the host 'stand' to be seated he took a call, turned away from us and stayed on his call for a couple/few minutes as we stood there. To be fair, he did apologize when he hung up but, simply put, it wasn't right. From this point on, however, the experience could not have been any better. We were seated in a very cozy, quiet and comfortable 'back room' area adjacent to the 'private room'/wine cellar. Very romantic. Our waiter, Paul, was awesome. He was warm, friendly, attentive and engaging. The other serving staff (bus boy, food runner) were unobtrusive. The "pace" of everything was excellent ... we never felt rushed yet felt we were always being attended to. The food was, simply put, outstanding. I'm very picky/judgmental when it comes to steak and the rib-eye was seasoned well, cooked a perfect medium rare and served with a nice/non overwhelming wine reduction. Simply yummy. The scallops were massive and they too were perfectly seasoned and cooked.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

The Cellar was on the lower level of bidder mansion and we were seated near the fire place which was nice and has a cozy feel. It is nicely decorated, dark and woody decor with some interested old bottles and vintage decor as you walk down into the cellar. The servers greeted us nicely and the place was empty, only about 2-3 tables occupied despite there being no reservations available on open table except that time slot so I expected it to be far more busy and I have a feeling that it does not usually get busy but the waiter did say they were quite busy which was odd. Anyway the rosemary bread they bring out to the table is delicious soft and warm. I had the mule cocktail which was a nice twist on the original. We shared the Caesar salad which was really good with the large bacon pieces, loaded with cheese and the dressing was nice and creamy. It was big enough to share and they do not chop the Romain which was strange at first but I kind of liked it because it was easier to grab and put on your plate. I got the lamb and my husband ordered the burger both cooked to perfection and very juicy, savory, great flavors and good ingredients. My husband really enjoyed the ketchup they used for the burger and fries as it’s more of a homemade slightly chunky ketchup not Heinz I think they said Kensington’s. The service was extremely fast since they were not busy at all. This was the only thing I was not extremely happy about I would have liked to hang a bit more but we felt slightly rushed by the extremely fast service if that makes sense.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

The restaurant and bar are quaint and cozy. The food was amazing. We enjoyed dinner so much we went back again the next night. Service was also outstanding! We would highly recommend!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Location and atmosphere were amazing. Our waiter was awesome. They were out of a few items we were interested in but dinner was excellent anyway. My one complaint was the salmon was supposed to be served with brocollini but regular broccoli was substituted and there was way way too much if it and it was far too crispy.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Friendly and wonderful staff, delicious food, lovely wine list. Excellent service.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Discovered this fabulous restaurant during Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. The food was fabulous and the ambiance great. The waiter was friendly and attentive. The only disappointment was that they don't have the HVRW menu on Friday night, even though the HVRW website said they did. Still, we had a great meal and a wonderful time. The pork belly with cheesy grits was divine! The sauce on the fish tacos was a tad too spicy, so we took most of the "slaw" off the top, but it was really nice that they did them with grilled fish, instead of fried.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Our second visit there. The service is very friendly, attentive but not rushed. Both occasions were to catch up with friends. We were able to enjoy the food, relax and enjoy the conversation. Highly recommend.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Cozy
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Lovely dining experience with the family before we head out to The Blaze. Service exceptional, ambiance cozy and comfortable, dinner did not disappoint. Have already recommended friends to try in the near future. Will definitely be back!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Authentic, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Friendly, knowledgeable and efficient service by Paul. Greeted by charmless bar lady who scowled non-stop and was slow to serve. then served undrinkable bitter cocktails (suited her expression).

Tags: Business Meals, Cozy, Casual, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Food was great. Estate is beautiful. Would love to go back in the spring.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Our dinner was delicious! We had Manhattan clam chowder and crab toast for appetizers And for entrees the 16 ounce ribeye and scallops. Everything was cooked to perfect consistency and the portions were large. We finished our meal off with a delicious apple tart. I highly recommend this place. We will definitely be going back.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

We had a early reservations so the tables were mostly empty and we weren’t sure what to expect. The ambience was warm and perfect for a Fall evening. Following an expertly crafted cocktail, we ordered off the Prix fixe menu and were extremely happy with the food and service. The Caesar salad was delicious with large crispy bacon pieces and the perfect amount I’df drizzled dressing, the chicken main dish was the perfect idea of comfort food! We finished up with an apple tart a la mode and pumpkin cheesecake which were both absolutely delicious! Would highly recommend!

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 17, 2017

The best porkchop i have ever had. Period. Moist with a wonderful appricot glaze. Served over cheddar cheese grits.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Fresh food. Delicious. Great Salmon and wonderful wine. Service was top notch.

Tags: Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Nice to see a restaurant that makes desserts with real ingredients, instead of sugary/fake tasting stuff you get at some restaurants. Very pleasant staff, the manager has been there for some time, very pleasant. Always a treat to eat at the former Biddle Mansion.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

WE were staying at the Tarrytown Estates that weekend, where Cellar 49 is located. We knew we would be arriving late, so made an 8PM reservation. My friend ended up arriving over an hour late, but the restaurant kept allowing us to change our reservation until 9:15. I think they kept the kitchen open for us! The margarita flatbread was tasty but a little burned, but the chicken casesar salad was delicious.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 28, 2017

The food was delicious. The waiter was super attentive !

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·Dined on September 22, 2017

The French Onion Soup was amazing as well as the Wedge Salad
The unique but enjoyable sauce on the Ribeye was delightful. The chicken was the same. I give the chef 4 stars. Wonderful meal. I would have given them 5 stars, however, the choice of wines were lacking. They did not complement to the food selections available. Put a little more thoughts into raising the level of wine selections to meet with the Outstanding food selection. Overall I would have dinner again there, should I be in the area. I also want to say one last note the serving staff was friendly and very professional. They knew when to approach us and never felt rushed. This is a sign of people who want the dining experience to be a pleasure. KUDO's

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Scenic View
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Food is fine but service slow and inattentive. The ambiance is nice and the location interesting. Would have expected better value.

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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Located in the 'cellar' of the Biddle Mansion at Tarrytown Estate House on the Hudson this a mostly nice dining experience. The Veal Chop was cooked perfectly as was the Lamb Tenderloin. We paired this with a 2015 Côtes du Rhône (2014 was on the menu) which was delicious! The ambiance was a little contrived to appear to be wine cellar-ish. Afterwards, at the bar to order a nightcap we found the bartender to be disengaged.. and we're basically kicked out by the manager who stayed "You can take your drinks outside to the firepit!" Makes you wonder why some people are in the service industry!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 8, 2017

I had a lovely evening!! We went to celebrate my friends birthday. We first had drinks outside , which is just beautiful!! Then went inside for the most delicious diner!! We're looking forward to returning!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Mediocre food and poor service. Wait staff was confused with several people asking for drink or food orders. First course was rushed, coming right after drinks arrived, but we waited forever for coffee at the end. They forgot my credit card and I had to go back for it. Had to send food back. My wife ordered lamb "pink" and it came rare. Pub-like atmosphere was acceptable. Great view of the Hudson but from outside, but not from the basement restaurant. Overall poor. Will not return or recommend.

Tags: Scenic View
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 24, 2017

This restaurant is consistently terrific. The food (we ordered the ribeye and veal chop) was cooked to perfection. Had some drinks at the bar before dinner and they were the best!! Staff is A+! Will be returning for many years to come.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Casual, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 22, 2017

The estate is large so parking was confusing. This was exacerbated by the fact that a truck was blocking our access to the drive. When we finally found the restaurant (a hidden gem) it was empty. It is below ground (hence the name Cellar) so it feels a little dark, but is well appointed with a game room, bar, seating area as well as a separate dining room. The service and food were excellent.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

On the grounds of the Tarrytown Estate House which is the home of the Duke estate sits this very impressive restaurant in the cellar of the Biddle Mansion. The steps going down are steep so go slow but when you get there the staff is very friendly.

The prices are good and the portions plenty. We were able to detect most of the flavors. The anchovy paste was not to be found in the plentiful Cesear salad though but all in all a could culinary experience.

Tags: Authentic, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Very pleasant spot in the cellar of an historic mansion. Perhaps best in cool weather when they can have a fire going. Better menu than the usual pub fare.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on July 21, 2017

This place is absolutely amazing! He food is fantastic - every single thing the four of us ordered was perfectly prepared and incredibly delicious. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the service is impeccable. I can't wait to go back!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Was there 4thJuly weekend, expecting to order pork chop..but they had BBQ Ribs special..delicious..and I know BBQ pork..I lived in Texas‼️...returned Sunday for the pork chop..and as usual, it was outstanding ..

Staff efficient, prompt and friendly..GM remembered me from the 4th...

Absolutely a 'do-over' ...

(Just wished they had a window..oh, wait-its a cellar lol)

Tags: Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Food was good, kitchen was slow. Waiters could have kept us informed but basically let us sit there. We go there a couple times a year, though, and will go back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Beautiful place, excelente food and a very attentive staff! We Loved everything about this place!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Food was outstanding as always . Chicken wings and onion soup were excellent. Service was great and John the Maitre'd was as nice as can be.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 1, 2017

The food was amazing, the location, staff was great, very welcoming and attentive. Their signature, creative cocktails were to die for......

Tags: Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Organic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Healthy, Romantic
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 (Naples)·Dined on June 26, 2017

Was in town on business and found this jewel. Cool atmosphere - beautiful surroundings. Menu relatively limited, but outstanding culinary quality! Prix Fix menu was good value.

Tags: Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (Toronto)·Dined on June 22, 2017

My wife and I went for dinner - our cocktails were perfect (TTH Mule and French Martini) and our food was better Rib-eye and chicken also perfect. Our waiter was tentative and helpful and John the manager stopped in to check on us as well. Excellent experience.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 21, 2017

Awesome experience chowder and burger were the best I've ever had!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 20, 2017

Awesome and cozy, delicious food, wine. Staff was very attentive

Tags: Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Fun, Cozy, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 12, 2017

Tucked in a basement (cellar is a bit of an overstatement), food is good enough, but certainly not a destination. If you need to be in the area, it is fine.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 7, 2017

Best and biggest pork chop I have had in years. Friendly staff and Maitre d'. Room was not too loud compared to so many these day but it was a Wednesday night. We did have to ask to have the chair rung cleaned as it was greasy- someone must have spilled on it, probably nothing anyone knew about.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 7, 2017

Had diner here before going to a show in Tarreytown at the Music Hall.
Food was Excellent. waiter couldn't have been nicer. And to top it off I left my credit card there and they tracked me down and called me to let me know. Went back after the show to pick it up. NOW THAT'S CUSTOMER SERVICE. The grounds surrounding the restaurant are GORGEOUS. Do your self a favor and go early and walk around. Spectacular Setting.

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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