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Sonora Restaurant

4.3
1654 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Tapas / Small Plates
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Since Rafael Palomino—Sonora’s Executive Chef and Proprietor—opened the doors to this, his flagship Latin-fusion restaurant, he has received accolades from a broad customer base, including an “Excellent” from the New York Times. This creative, Colombian-born (Queens-raised) chef and author of five cookbooks, has since opened 8 more restaurants that span three states (New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania). Sonora, like Palomino’s other restaurants, boasts excellent service and mouth-watering dishes, paired with an extensive wine list and cocktail offerings. In addition to impeccable service and delicious dishes, Sonora’s two-story home offers guests the possibility of having a custom-designed and catered on-site private party, for any occasion, from 12 to 110 people.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Tapas / Small Plates, Mexican, Latin / Spanish
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Hours of operation
DINNER:

Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm,

Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Lunch (Tuesday-Friday)
11:30-2:30pm

Sunday Brunch
11:30am-3pm


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Phone number
(914) 933-0200
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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
Rafael Palomino
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Catering
It is not too late to make your event or party unforgettable! Let us cater it for you! When your guests find out that Rafael Palomino is catering your event, they’ll all want to be the first to arrive. Serve them mojito, caipirinhas or sangria upon their arrival – the conversation will be off and running in no time! Don’t hesitate-call us and let us take care of everything. While our focus is on food, we provide rentals, bar service, entertainment and we can help you find the perfect setting for your party. We have passion for all the details that will make your next event a success.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Willet Avenue
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Parking details
Our parking lot fits up to 30 cars, professional valet parking on special events, some holidays and weekend
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Public transit
We are 5 minutes away from Port Chester metro north.
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Entertainment

Special events once a month check our website for more information, on cooking classes, wine tastings, tango nights, samba nights, salsa nights
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Special events & promotions
The private dinning rooms are available for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Our rooms can accommodate a minimum of 10 people and a maximum of 110 of your guests.



Contact our experienced catering managers.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine

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Sun 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Tue - Thu 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Fri 4:00PM - 6:00PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Sat 4:00PM - 5:45PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM

What 1654 People Are Saying
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4.3
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4.2
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 2 days ago

A lovely dinner. We went on a rainy week day and the restaurant was quiet. The food was tasty, the service attentive and the setting attractive and calm.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Had a women's get-together here and it was excellent. There was something on the menu for everyone. Dishes have just enough fusion novelty to work. Proper margaritas--no crappy college frozen margaritas here. And they make cipirinhas! Tableside guacamole is perfection. Even the tortilla chips exceeded expectations.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Great food, staff was excellent and the owner was super nice and approachable. Definitely coming back and make this our go to tapas place in Westchester!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Sonora continues to have excellent service and food, on a regular basis. We enjoy the drinks, the guacamole, and many of the main dishes. I recommend this restaurant highly.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

We love the food, reminiscent of Barca and we come at least once a month. 2 kids outside deserve a shout out because they are a great welcome every time we return.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

One of our favorite places to eat. We are regulars! Just like home Cozy and friendly staff! Owner always comes out to chat. tapas and sangria our fav food to get. Summer outdoor dining charming

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Sonora is always a lovely experience. I've been there several times - with my husband and with a friend. The food is delicious with some unusual flavor combinations. The service is always attentive and friendly. I also enjoy that Sonora looks very humble (read: not hip or super trendy) on the outside, so those who are most interested in a trendy place and a noisy bar scene (as opposed to a chill ambiance) won't frequent it. Proud to live in Port Chester and call Sonora a hometown favorite!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Sonora was wonderful, as always! Service and food presentation was impeccable. The food was a lingering delight. We love the white sangria!

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3.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Too noisy poor service

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Came here with my mom and we had an amazing time!! My mom is vegan and it was great for her to have such great options. She had the vegan tacos and the vegan paella. I tried both and they were delicious. I had the goat cheese croquettes and the Palomino paella and it was SO GOOD. We also split a pitcher of sangria which was perfect (not too sweet). Thank you for a great time!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Great food!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Friday night Jazz was great!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

We have been dining at Sonora for 14 years and the food and service are consistently excellent. There are always new changes to the menu and each one is delicious. Dining at Sonora is always a very enjoyable experience and we look forward to the warmer weather to dine outside.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Had a fantastic meal here this past Easter Sunday. Food was creative and delicious. Service was great. Still one of my favorite restaurants.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

My husband and I have been dining at Sonora for years have never been disappointed. Tonight’s dinner was stellar as we have come to expect. Specials are innovative and ingredients are impeccably fresh. Service is always welcoming, attentive and friendly.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Food was exceptional - very flavorful and unique! The mango sangria was amazing!

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Came here for dinner on a Tuesday and it was fantastic. Service was great. We shared a ton of tapas including Veggie tacos (can be made vegan which was great for my friend!), calamari salad, croquette (so fresh and creative), the lobster quesadilla (so worth the price). We also had a few mojitos and I would have to say they were the best ones I have had. Everything was outstanding. I can tell why everyone raves about it. We will be back!

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2.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We were completely underwhelmed by the food. The octopus was tough, the fois gras dumplings were greasy and tasteless, the croquettes were average and the steak tacos were awful; tough and completely uninteresting. We couldn’t figure out why the restaurant was so crowded. We got a terrible table facing the front door. We won’t go back.

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1.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Food was good. Some of the entrees seem to have been eliminated. Had to wait for the reserved table for 10-15 minutes with just the warning it would be just a few minutes. Would have preferred that we were told the table was occupied and they were waiting for the guests to leave.

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3.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The service was insanely slow! they came and told me the appetizer wasn't available after like 20 minutes of placing the order and then took another 20 minutes to just get the appetizer out! The the mains took forever again, and then the dessert.

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1.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Terrible service. Slow. Hostess and manager were completely incompetent.
Food was horrendous.

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3.0Dined on March 23, 2018

The service was not good. I felt bad for the waiter because he was friendly and trying very hard. But overall we waited a long time for everything. The food was pretty good.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

This was my first visit to Sonora and I will definitely be back. The food was delicious and quite flavorful and the staff and service were wonderful! We thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Fabulous food! Great local neighborhood restaurant!

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4.0Dined on March 20, 2018

I came across this establishment on HVRW. I was welcomed and seated immediately. The decor and staff quite amazing. I ordered guacamole, Mango Sangria, and the skirt steak with Latin fried rice. Extremely tasteful very happy with my choices. The staff was very attentive can't wait till I revisit the restaurant.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Super friendly staff and server. Felt very welcomed. Server explained all menu items clearly and served them like it was his own home!

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Overall great experience. Food was spot on! Service was good but could have been a little more attentive and/or efficient.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Had brunch here and it was excellent. There were a good array of choices and very reasonable.

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2.0Dined on March 18, 2018

We have been many times before and have always liked the menu but the last few dinners were disappointing. My food came out cold, especially the Gambas Al Ajillo, which if you order them anywhere in Spain (or the US for that matter) always come out hot and sizzling. Service was slow and very inattentive. Waiter bumped into me pretty hard while serving another table, which is no big deal, but a quick apology would have been nice. Long wait to receive a menu, we finally flagged the hostess down to get one. Our drinks were forgotten, coffee was forgotten and came out long after the dessert was finished. Overall ok, if you are in the mood for that kind of food but I would not go there for a special occasion or if you like good (or even decent) service. There is however a very good waiter there (a bit older with a mustache). If you sit in his section, you will be well taken care of.

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3.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Tried 10 tapas, 2 were decent. The rest were just ok. Special yellowfin tuna ceviche, no so special. Sat upstairs - zero ambiance but quieter than downstairs. Staff was nice and bought desert for our anniversary.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Great Spanish Food. Love the new tapas selection added to the menu. Good creative drinks.

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3.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Our visit was a friday night, we enjoyed the Live Jazz for sure! However, food was really expensive for what it was and tasted like. Not worthy. Service was really delayed and sometimes non- responsive. Very crowed and jammed sitting. Everyone was on top of each other and hard for waiters to reach our spot! Very inconvenient specially if your paying as we did almost $150 for two. It used to be a wonderful example of great cuisine, paella was not good! It has a nice environment but not worth the money

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Had brunch here last Sunday with my friends and had such a lovely time. They have live jazz music which really added to the atmosphere. We split the mimi's french toast as a table and it was so freaking good. I had the vegan burger which was so delicious. My boyfriend has the cuban sandwich and he LOVED it. Thank you for everything. We will be back.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Absolutely wonderful service and great food as always.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

We went here to celebrate my newphew's birthday and we absoultey loved it. The staff was friendly without hovering and the food and drinks were creative and delicious. We will defintely be back. Thank you for a wonderful evening.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Went here on a date and we had a wonderful time. I had a mango mojito which was great, I love that they put a piece of sugar cane as a garnish it's so authentic and rare to see. We then followed that up with some table side guacamole and magi tacos, delicious! For entree I had the lomo saltado and it was absolutely Incredible! Our server Antonio was extremely friendly and attentive. This restaurant is the best!

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4.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Food here is always creatively multinational and well-prepared. Always a pleasure to dine at Sonora.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

I can't say enough good things about Sonora. We were a party of five so we were able to order a good variety of dishes and everyone raved about all of the courses they had. Everything was super fresh and prepared just right. The service was friendly and attentive without ever being intrusive. The food was served with thoughtful timing between courses and the menu selection will please just about every type of eater in your party. The restaurant itself is quite attractive and has an intimate feel without the cramping many NYC eateries suffer from. HIGHLY recommended.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

I had brunch here with my family and we left so happy and full ! We ordered the Mimi’s French Toast, the Avocado Toast, the Lox Rox Benedict and the chicken sandwich! Everything was awesome and came with a drink included! The XXX mimosa is super tasty and perfect for brunch!

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2.0Dined on March 4, 2018

We had an 8 p.m. reservation and granted, we arrived 10 minutes late, (part of that time was waiting for our cars to be valet-parked), but we walked into a crowded waiting area of the restaurant and were told it would be another 20-minute wait, but no one ever said why. At least eight people were standing in the crowded entryway, and in the way of the servers, who were moving back and forth. When we were finally seated at 8:45 p.m., there were no further apologies, nor any offers of any comped items (appetizer, glass of wine, nothing!). We ordered, guacamole for the table and it was surprisingly bland. But we noshed on it for a while because it took forever for our food to come. Food finally arrived about 10 p.m. , and then the rushing began. Servers swarmed around the table, asking if we were done eating, long before we were. One of my companions was moved to ask "When do you close? Are WE keeping you open," in an attempt to make the servers back off. Overall, a disappointing visit to a place we have liked a lot in the past.
The food was creative and good, but the service clouded even that small joy.

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