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About North Star Restaurant

Rated 4 Stars by the NY Times - April 2012. North Star Restaurant offers casual dining with creative Contemporary American cuisine in an environment designed to feel like your living room. Comfortable with a vibe. Owner operated, North Star has a uniquely warm and friendly staff. An extremely experienced and classically trained European Chef combines the freshest local organic ingredients sourced from the finest organic farms in the NY area. His Chilean Sea Bass, Sautéed Halibut and Butter-Poached Lobster are highly regarded, as are his rich tasting cream-free soups and House-Made Ravioli. North Star is also well known for its lively bar where everyone makes a friend on their first visit, and for hosting the most talented live music in the area after dinner on Thursday nights. Peaceful and quiet outside seating during the Summer. Kid friendly on the early side. Half price bottles of wine under $75 on Tuesday nights. North Star is a unique gem and cultivates customers for life

85 Westchester Ave (Rt 124)
Pound Ridge, NY 10576
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Trinity Pass Road

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(914) 764-0200

Website:
http://www.northstarny.com/

Entertainment:
North Star has access to incredible talent from the New York/Westchester/CT area and beyond. Every week there is something memorable happening musically there. Thursday rocks the house, with great bands starting at 9pm. If you like to dance to rock 'n' roll, this is the place to be. Sunday features the incredible voice of Dennis Collins, someone who is asked regularly to sing with the biggest stars in music. He is truly magical, and sings every Sunday night at 6:30pm.

Catering:
Give us a call. We can do pretty much anything up to 250 persons or so.

Parking Details:
Ample parking everywhere.

Executive Chef:
Franz Fruhmann

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

North Star Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

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Cozy (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Good for a Date (4)
Romantic (4)
Special Occasion (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Business Meals (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Authentic (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Fun (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Late-night Find (2)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

This is one of the best eating places in the area. The food is crafted by a world class chef.
The atmosphere is very cozy. Whether you eat fish, meat, or seafood you will go home saying this is a great place for a special night.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Extremely overpriced for the quality. Menu uninspired. Food of poor quality and not properly prepared. Overcooked steak, fatty and chewy duck. Crab salad had no crab meat. Will never return.

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·Dined on November 29, 2017

It was amazing

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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Delicious food. Many fish options. Several vegetarian and vegan options.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 20, 2017

A great place for a birthday dinner. Small dining room gives an intimate feel. Great service. Chilean Sea Bass, Duck, and Lobster were all good entrees. Don’t miss the ice cream sandwich cookies.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

This wasn't our best experience at North Star. I decided to try the Lemon Sole and it just wasn't to my liking as the fish and crab was mushy and I felt the combination didn't go well with the sweet parsnip puree. Guess it was the wrong choice as other items I have had there have been very good.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

The atmosphere and the food is what brings us to North Star. Seriously incredible tasting food in a cozy atmosphere! We were proud to invite our foodie friends to join us recently. Truly fantastic!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Paleo Friendly, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Nice place for a quiet meal. Food overall was pretty good, too.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Unfortunately have to give 1 Star to submit review. We were actually never seated. Left after 36 minutes, having been told 3 times that ‘our’ table had their check, but hadn’t left yet. Regulars (people from neighborhood?) were seated in unreserved bar tables as soon as they walked in. Won’t reserve here again in the future.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Make sure to order the cookie/ice cream sandwich for dessert

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

Great evening. They had flowers on the table as I asked for my wife's birthday, brought her a complimentary dessert and had great food and service. It couldn't have been better. We have been happy with our meals there and the value is terrific - even compared to more expensive restaurants.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Consistently excellent. Local, relaxed, with great food.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Comfort Food, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

We normally love the food at North Star. My meal, in particular, was overcooked. We were celebrating our Anniversary and we were squeezed into a couple of tables that were loud. Not the romantic evening I pictured at NS.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Get the lobster roll while it's on the menu. Amazing.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Food and service again very good during this repeat visit. Only issue we had is that they were evidently having some air conditioning issues as the restaurant was unbearably warm.

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·Dined on July 21, 2017

Delightful! The food was exceptional!There were 4 of us - and we all cleaned our plates - from appetizer to dessert!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 16, 2017

A small town restaurant with really good food in a nice relaxed atmosphere.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (México)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Very nice place with tasty food and attentive service. Great for dinner, drinks, small group - make a reservation, or sit at the bar if by yourself

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Food is consistently good. Service at bar was excellent a bit slower at the table but still overall a great experience.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual, Seasonal
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Delicious strip steak with green peppercorn sauce prepared exceptionally well, good cold beer with quick refills, a warm evening on the porch...what's not to like? Homemade ice cream sandwich and hot strong coffee for dessert. This was a very nice meal.

Tags: Great Beer, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Great food and atmosphere. Every part of the meal was amazing. We didn't want to leave so we sat st the bar after for a drink and the bartender was amazing. I would go back just to chat with him.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Everything we ordered was delicious and the service was great. We'll definitely be back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Neighborhood favorite. Food consistently excellent.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Always great food at this cozy little restaurant. love going back again and again.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Loved sitting outside. Our dinner was very enjoyable.

Tags: Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Arrived at the restaurant early and decided to have drinks outside, the quiet setting and attentive bar service made us decide to eat our dinner outside as well. Our dinners were fabulous (we all had fish) and the appetizers were equally good. I will recommend your restaurant to all my friends.

Tags: Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 2, 2017

Had not been in a while. We missed out. Very good food, very good service, very friendly staff, good wine and drinks. Will go back soon

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 23, 2017

Everything about this restaurant is perfect, if you want great clean food and cozy

Tags: Cozy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Simple an absolutely amazing meal. Was tired of being disappointed with other local dinning options in the Chappaqua/Mount Kisco area. Drove out to Pound Ridge and I am so happy we did. It will be our new go to restaurant.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Live Music
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 6, 2017

This was our first time trying North Star Restaurant as we are new to the area. Overall the visit was very good and the food stood out as the reason to visit again. Service was good but a little aloof..but then again 2 servers were working the entire smaller room so they were busy but there were an adequate number of busboys to help out. We will definitely be back!

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

Always a pleasant experience and predictably good food

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 22, 2017

Fantastic experience at North Star. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. Great food and great service. The restaurant is small so seating is tight, but that's all made up for in quality

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 22, 2017

Always great food from the excellent soups to the last drop of wine!

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 22, 2017

I ate there three times before and it had seemed much better then. I wonder if the same chef was there.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 1, 2017

Very good food, attentive and good value will come back again

Tags: Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 30, 2017

As always, this restaurant never disappoints! It has great food, good wine choices, and anything can be modified to your taste. Very accommodating and the service is impeccable. I love music Thursday's although I haven't gone for several weeks. Great music - get there early and make a reservation because it tends to get packed! Order the steak, turkey meatloaf, or any of the fish. You won't go wrong.

Tags: Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 26, 2017

The wine list covers many different countries including my favorite, France. The organic salad was fresh and dressed perfectly. There are generally two choices of the soup of the day, our party had the parsnip puree and were pleased. The scallop appetizer was amazing. The only issue was, it was a Sunday night and the crab meat on the sole tasted odd. Either too salty or just old so only ate a bite of that. The rest of that sole plate was delicious, including the spinach and parsnip puree.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 25, 2017

cozy feel,interesting varied menu,food well prepared,service very attentive

Tags: Seasonal, Live Music, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 4, 2017

Service was very good on a lively Saturday for a large table. Our food came out in a timely way, was fresh, hot and quite good. Everyone had a great time!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Quick Bite, Comfort Food, Fun, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 4, 2017

What a nice tucked away restaurant. The food and drinks were excellent and our waitress was wonderful, very friendly and right on with her recommendations.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy
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