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Dolphin Restaurant

740 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Waterfront (8)
  • Good for a Date (6)
  • Scenic View (6)
Located in the downtown waterfront of Yonkers, Dolphin Restaurant offers a Mediterranean seafood menu.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Seafood, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Brunch: Sunday 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM, Dinner: Monday - Thursday, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Friday - Saturday: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Sunday: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Phone number
(914) 751-8170
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Elio Rugova
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Private party rooms available with many party options.
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Cross street
Main Street
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Parking details
Valet and street parking.
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Public transit
Metro North train and Bee Line buses.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine


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Fri - Sat 4:00PM - 5:30PM 9:00PM - 11:00PM

What 740 People Are Saying
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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1aussie (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Very quiet due to a snow storm, had the seafood payah which didn’t sit well with my stomach when I got home (it only takes 1 shrimp)

The 3rd party valet was VERY rude asking for the pre pay fee before giving me a spot (take cash) after doing that and eating dinner, then wouldn’t give me my keys until I gave him a tip (even though I pre paid a fee)

I tip is earned by good service ..... it wasn’t there

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

This is a. Hidden Jewel!! Awesome food, great ambiance and Superior value!!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Very good food. You have the whole restaurant to yourself after 2 PM for lunch.
Creative presentation of delicious food.

orlando (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great food and service! I recommend for both lunch and dinner.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine day

KasiaK (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Crab nachos did not have any crab in it just unmelted cheese and salad with dressing nothing special, tacos no taste at all plus over fried sausages, steak have was chewy and tasteless

vipFoodie (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Try the crab nachos

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

It was a good meal and good value. There wasn’t anything spectacular that would make me want to go back but I wouldn’t rule it out either.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

It's a dissent place, food was acceptable, bill not too high for quality of food and service. We expected Hudson view since it's waterfront, but you can't see water from inside the restaurant. I would recommend this place to gluten-free folks since they had a pretty good selection of GF dishes on the menu.

thecakeisalie (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

While I really, really want to love the Dolphin due to the location and wanting to support Downtown Yonkers I leave disappointed every time. The food is okay with the highlight of my meal being the oysters - cold and fresh. The paella, while abundant with seafood and chicken was a little bland (would have loved more of that delicious chorizo).

It's the service that leaves me baffled. On a lunch visit over the summer the only server also seemed to be the bus boy (and would be absent for long periods of time) and a simple summer lunch took over 2.5 hours. Not a manager in sight and tables grumbling all around us. During our most recent visit after waiting for our order to be taken I asked our server if there were any specials and he asked if we had received the menu insert, which we had not. Throughout the meal the server would disappear for long periods of time and when at our table seemed annoyed by the whole process. I will go back for the reasons listed above and I hope that the next visit will be better.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Food always on point! Dolphin never disappoints!

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 21, 2017

"I love the relaxed feel of this place. I definitely would return to try more dishes. The curry corn soup was fantastic, and the salad was refreshing. We had the raw clams, oysters, and shrimp. We loved it. Service was well-timed and friendly. The infused liquor was a great twist and complimented our lunch.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 18, 2017

Great meals love the sweet potatoe fries awesome!

Service was great , warm , friendly, and warm greating.

The seafood dish was deliouios full of flavor.

SamanthaBoateng (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

We enjoyed our experience very calm and imitate
Will definitely come again food great too

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 3, 2017

Great food and ambiance, def will be back.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 1, 2017

My sisters and I really enjoyed our drinks and food. One suggestion was to lighten up a little on the slat but otherwise, we were happy with the service and the food.
The Thai basil mussels were to die for really great.

Mverst (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

Dirty restaurant floors, walls. Bathroom sink look like a moldy morticians sink. Food was like a step up from baby food. The smell of either bad cologne or cheap cover up spray in the dining area was inescapable. I should have left just after being seated, but i didnt due to being w another who never said a word about what was obvious to me. Typical hungry man... food drives him. Thinking back, i should have dissed this place.

VicJac120 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

I had been to Dolphin in the past, and felt their food was okay. I returned after two years, and was pleasantly surprised by their new, more creative menu. We visited during restaurant week to celebrate my friend's birthday. Everyone was pleased with what they ordered and found it to be a fun, relaxing experience. I had the goat cheese/Kale salad and the salmon entree. Both were fresh and delicious. I also had the cheesecake berry dessert which was light and tasted divine. Overall a pleasant experience in a non-rushed atmosphere. The only negative is that parking increased from $3 to $5 (that's with discount from Dolphin without including valet tip). This additional cost could discourage customers, but I still recommend the restaurant.

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 10, 2017

Food and drinks are fantastic! The pumpkin risotto balls are absolutely delicious!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on November 9, 2017

Food was ok, paella had minimal flavor. Prices were high for the quality. B
Not many people in the restaurant but service was slow anyway.