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Half Moon

2977 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Scenic View (5550)
  • Great for Outdoor Dining (4659)
  • Special Occasion (3490)

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In Dobbs Ferry, the Half Moon restaurant is a member of the Fort Pond Bay Company that provides a casual and sophisticated American dining experience. Located on the water, guests are invited to sit near one of the windows to enjoy a spectacular sunset over the Hudson River, grab a high backed bar stool to watch a sporting event at the bar or sit on the outdoor patio at Half Moon.

A variety of small plates and salad at Half Moon are perfect for sharing with the table. Other notable menu items include the raw bar and large plate options like the Montauk clam bake with lobster, littleneck clams, Italian sausage, mussels, chicken wings, roasted corn, red potatoes and blistered shishito peppers.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Sunday: 11:45am - 2:30pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:45am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

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Phone number
(914) 693-4130
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Sal Sprufero
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Parking details
Valet parking is offered Tuesday through Sunday.
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Special events & promotions
On New Years Eve, first seating is between 5pm-8pm. The price is $72 + Tax+ 20% Gratuity=$91.71. The second seating is from 830pm-130am, pricing is $153+Tax+20% Gratuity=$194.88. If there are any questions, Half Moon will handle all questions concerning the matter.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Roneats (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on June 19, 2016

When the weather cooperates, this is the place to eat outside at the water's edge. It is a special feeling to sit and eat in very relaxed environment.

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on June 18, 2016

it was a beautiful night to dine under the stars and celebrate Father's day. The food was very good and it was very relaxing and relaxed atmosphere

charbar (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on June 4, 2016

The Saturday night we were there it was very busy. We had 8pm reservation and weren't seated until at least 8:30 but there is a nice bar to wait at. I had tried to request a window but they won't guarantee even though I made the res. 5 weeks in advance. Needless to say we didn't get one. We enjoyed the food and our waiter was excellent. I do want to add that when this restaurant is full it is quite noisy inside. Views are terrific!

Pete1776 (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on May 29, 2016

If the weather hadn't been so hot that day we would have sat outside and enjoyed the great band, too.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on May 25, 2016

I took my family here for my son's graduation. We sat indoors and had a decent view of the beautiful Hudson outside. The waitress was very attentive and pleasant. A loud mouth at the table next to us was annoying. I've been here before with my wife and the food has been very good. This time, the food was sub-par, especially for the price. The coconut shrimp tasted as if they had been heated up, not bad, but not great. The main courses were OK, but OK is not great for the prices they charge. The dessert, however...I'll just say that the ice cream sandwich is out of this world! You're paying for the ambiance which is wonderful. Maybe it was an off night for the kitchen. I'm sure we'll give it another try this summer.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 20, 2016

What drew us in was the location – the view of the Hudson from the patio adjacent to the river is simply GORGEOUS. Then it quickly became clear that the view was just the beginning. The service was great – attentive and consistent but not intrusive. The adults savored well-crafted and tasty cocktails and our meals were well-portioned and delicious. We enjoyed the raw oysters (East Coast) so much we ordered a second dozen. We had four adults and two kids in our group and had no issue in accommodating everyone’s preferences. The ambiance was very lively and dynamic – it seemed to be quite the gathering for locals (small parties and families alike) who were definitely enjoying themselves. After settling in, the staff made this family from Texas feel right at home! We are DEFINITELY looking forward to returning to Half Moon on a future trip to the Hudson Valley, and heartily recommend Half Moon, especially for those visiting from out-of-town – it’s not to be missed!!!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on May 17, 2016

Wonderful! food, and surroundings, it's all good! Wish the weather had cooperated that day, we would have been outside. But even from inside you experience the river and the views through the full length windows that surround the restaurant.

vipSparkling (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on May 15, 2016

The food was mediocre at best and the service was poor. The restaurant has beautiful views of the Hudson River and while the restaurant was only two thirds full, we were seated in the worst place possible - seats near the entrance with no view. My son ordered the baby back ribs but couldn't chew on the meat since it was completely burnt, rubbery like jerky and had splotches of tin foil on the rib. The other entrees weren't bad but not worth mentioning either. The waiter seemed annoyed and angry, never smiled and was basically unpleasant to us. What a disappointing experience!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on May 15, 2016

Love the view. Great service & great brunch The restaurant made sure we had a great table with an amazing view

nancy (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 15, 2016

There was a bridal shower that we were seated a little too close to which accounted for the noise level. Last time we were here for dinner we had a table by the window which was beautiful