The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges

4.5
4468 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Please visit our website to learn more about The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges http://www.theinnatpoundridge.com/ Chef Jean‑Georges introduces his latest venture, a casually elegant restaurant ensconced in the picturesque town of Pound Ridge, New York. Here, Jean‑Georges cultivates a truly seasonal, farm-to-table cuisine, with ingredients sourced from the Hudson Valley and New England, whenever possible. Constructed in 1833 as a residence and serving later as an inn, the building has been painstakingly renovated to preserve as many of the original materials as possible, including four working fireplaces. Thomas Juul-Hansen designed the restaurant’s interior with a modern yet rustic sensibility; zinc and marble accent stone and reclaimed wood. The restaurant’s lighting, artfully conceived by Hervé Descottes, employs paper shades and Edison fixtures to create warmth throughout.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 4468 people are saying
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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are regulars in the pound ridge inn and are never disappointed. The service is always very professional and friendly. We enjoy eating all our favourite foods , including the special crispy sushi, the margarita pizza and this time my husband enjoyed a new recipe for the salmon, with a delicious truffle sauce. And we always dessert with their Sunday.
We will be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Followed all CSC guidelines and more. Felt very safe and comfortable.

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StuartS
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Menus was not very interesting and black bass was well cooked but bland.
It was served with slabs of bland, mushy celeriac and a reasonable sauteed swiss chard.
It is extremely overpriced given the mediocrity of the menu. Perhaps Jean-Georges is catering to a what he believes is a less sophisticated, non-adventurous suburban taste.
The food does not hold up against other Jean Georges restaurants in Manhattan.

The service also was barely adequate. The waiter disappeared for a long period of time, re-appearing without any explanation or apology. We had to request her to take our order from the maitre d' who was well aware that we were unattended.

The best thing about the Inn is the decor and ambiance.

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Disappointed
Denver
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Menu very limited and uninspiring for evening fare. Lobster was a bit tough and with very little spice although listed as cooked with chilis. Needed a serrated knife to extract it from shell and had to ask for one. Bread was not warm and a rather dense underwhelming whole grain. Butternut squash soup also lacked any unique flavor.
Wine was great but expensive at $26 a single glass of cabernet.
Service was a bit slow but our delightful server made up for it. Overall value and dining experience were lacking and I would heartily suggest exploring elsewhere.

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ChristianS
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been a bunch of times and always have had an amazing time. Food, drinks, service is always superb! One of my favorite spots in the world.
Me and my girlfriend consider the inn to be our spot.
It’s been a year since our last visit because of everything goin on and we love it more every time. Today was a late Valentine’s Day dinner but going to the Inn always feels like a special occasion.❤️

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vippete
New York Area
86 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb! So great to be back doing some fine dining. The salmon sushi was especially spectacular!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great

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DandE
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely excellent evening. We were struck immediately by the ambiance. The lighting was exquisite and the minimalist decor combined elegantly designed organic materials that together left our entire party feeling warm, welcome and cared for. The food was, across the board, delicious without a single misstep on the part of the chef or kitchen. We recommend most highly: the kale salad, sushi appetizer, salmon and carrot cake. The service was also perfect. The hosts were quick, professional and welcoming when taking our temperatures and seating us. Our server was always there when we needed her, gave flawless recommendations when asked, and never imposed. The entire dinner was one of the best anyone in our group has had in a long while, and much needed in these nutso times. Thank you, and we can't wait to come back.

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Alex
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The atmosphere, service, and quality of food are always outstanding. Can't wait to go again!

LM
vipLolaM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

We had terrible service or lack thereof, and the food was not tasty.

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normam
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

it was marvelous, had a great time and we loved it, thank you!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

A big disappointment! The service was lacking from the second we were seated. The server seemed to be stretched too thin and it took 45 minutes to place our order. We had to constantly ask for service- from refilling the water on the table (3 times) to placing an order for all courses.

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EliS
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall1food5service1ambience2

Food was fantastic. However, longest wait to receive food I can recall at any restaurant i've been to. Seated at 6 pm and no main course until past 7:30 pm. No discount on anything ordered and not even an apology or acknowledgement of how long it was taking to get food. I also sent an email to the restaurant and haven't heard back. Have never been so underwhelmed and disappointed when going to what is considered a top notch restaurant.

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MarleneM
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Really dislike not having an option of a real menu. Using technology this way is unnecessary and annoying

Nothing special about eggs Benedict
Hollondaise?

Pizza drinks were great

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TheresaB
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience5

The lower level dining room has a great vibe. The waiter seemed afraid he would catch covid from us if he came closer than 2 feet to the table which made us feel uncomfortable. He told us that a tasting menu was available and then failed to tell us what was included with it. He didn’t know if the sea bass was from fresh or saltwater. The appetizers were excellent, salmon sushi and the kale salad. But the entrees disappointing. The fish had little flavor and the burgers were small for the price. Overall a big disappointment

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Mark
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Extremely good food, service was a little slow but it gave us time to enjoy our meal and each other

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vipLibbaG
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food. Great service. Not too crowded. Everyone had a lovely time.

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Dantzler
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

When I saw the negative reviews about bad service I was mentally prepared to receive it that night. BOY OH BOY were those negative reviews COMPLETELY WRONG! My experience from when I walked in to when I signed the check was IMPECCABLE! Dominika (I hope I spelled her name correctly) was absolutely FANTASTIC, along with the other kindly mannered staff!!! The food was how can I say “Never want to leave” DELICIOUS! The place was quiet with low crowd noise. Everyone was spaced perfectly for Covid Protocol. The whole atmosphere was perfect to the T. They really made my Wife and I’s 5th Wedding Anniversary a night to remember! And if I didn’t express it enough, we will be returning ;). Thank you guys again for a wonderful night.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Romantic and delicious! As always.

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vipScienceDriven
New York Area
65 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

In an intentional respite from a frenzied Super Bowl Sunday, I traveled into adjoining Westchester County on well-plowed roads to the cozy warmth of The Inn at Pound Ridge. There is something reminiscent of New England: exposed beams and a fireplace, neighbors and families conversing, yet with the congenial panache and culinary excellence that is consistently associated with Jean-Georges Restaurants. Winter greens with crisp, paper-thin apple slices, hazelnuts, gruyere and a delicious dressing preceded one of his many signatures: salmon and a sprig of baby greens atop a housemade mustard and crisped rice. Since I had a drive back, my beverage was Meteor Pils. Dessert was the apple tarte-- perfect crust, apple-forward, and crumble-topped. Familiarity breeds admiration, not contempt, whenever I am dining at a Jean-Georges Restaurant.

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MichaelA
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience4

manager was sarcastically rude to my guest. This was a bday gathering. food was not great...my beef tenderloin was supposed to be medium rare, was well done. not the same place it was a year ago...not even close.

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BettinaB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Perfect ambience, delicious food and excellent service. Would go again.

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Maria
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience4

we had a 7:30 reservation and were not seated until 8:00 p.m. Both our fish dishes were tasteless. Overpriced restaurant, terrible food.

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RobbynS
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Love the Inn. The service was slow but professional.

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vipadman
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a special occasion even when it’s no occasion at all.

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AliceC
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

It was such a nice treat to go out again. The food was delicious and on point. The starter of salmon sushi is a highlight and special. We had the Sea Bass, monkfish, and chicken. All served to perfection with just the right sides. Dessert was amazing. The salted caramel dessert and apple tarte were the most understated descriptions but on the recommendation of our lovely server, we went with them and could not have been more satisfied. The drinks were just ok but may have been our order choice. The French 75 and the Manhattan; At 32$ a drink, a bit pricey although generous in serving.
As always the atmosphere is relaxing and inviting. Service from the pleasant greeters taking our temperature to our wonderful server was friendly and warm

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HughS
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food always exceptional, service terrific and ambiance superb. Could use to change up the menu more frequently.

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vipLBHIII
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience5

The Inn at Pond Ridge had us wait 35 min past our reservation time to be seated. They did not been offer us a cocktail . I went to the bar when realized we were going to be waiting to order drinks. I thought it would have been appropriate to offer us the first round. Very disappointed as it set the tone for the rest of the meal.

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vipDianaJ
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The experience could have be marred by a disruption in the downstairs seating but they did their best to accommodate. We did wait a bit but ultimately it was worth it - we received a great table - it was my husband's birthday and the food was divine! Service was very good and the ambience which, has not always been our favorite upstairs, felt warm, comforting, and inviting. A lovely evening.

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StephanieC
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall3food2service1ambience4

Let me preface this review by informing you I worked in the restaurant industry for 29 years at very high end establishments, in fact, Jean_Georges often dined where I worked. I had been looking forward to dining here for a while and because it's a JG restaurant, I had high expectations. However, they fell short. The server was not engaging nor knowledgeable. My red burgundy was served in an "all purpose" style wine glass. The food was not special, especially for the price point. Our main course was ready, but our appetizer plates had not yet been cleared. I watched our mains circle the dining room with the runner and return a solid 6 minutes later. Obviously, the quality of a dish will rapidly deteriorate under a heat lamp for an extended period of time and that's precisely what happened.

The dining room is cozy and the hostess was friendly but neither was enough to make us return. Wish I could have written a better review.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unbelievably good! I celebrated my birthday last Thursday and HAD to come back for brunch on Saturday! French Toast to DIE FOR!

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vipDiner
Baltimore
24 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday lady requested to celebrate at one of her favorites. Once again, The Inn at Pound Ridge did not disappoint. Excellence all around!

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StephenM
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience3

We were so excited to finally get to this amazing restaurant. The food was amazing to the eye and the palate. On the flip side, our waiter was unfriendly and disconnected. The bus boy was perfect. He welcomed us, was engaging and smiled with every visit to the table. He should give a lesson or two to our waiter who definitely was not having a great night. We will give this beautiful restaurant another try and trust they will get some hospitality and guest experience training.

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GinnyB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

We hadn't been to the Inn in quite some time given winter and the restrictions of COVID. The Inn has done a great job of making everyone feel safe while keeping the experience special. We had a relaxing, delicious dinner out...the first in a very long time.

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vipRichardLukaj
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience4

Quaint and attractive setting. Food was solid and contained some appealing variety. Service was slow and inconsistent with the quality of Jean-Georges. Wine list also a bit limited for a restaurant of this stature but actually wasn’t a bad variety.

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vipGaryP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, amazing service. Great ambiance
One of our favorite restaurants in westchester

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Had a great time here for my mother’s 55th birthday dinner! The food is amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated a birthday. Food was amazing. The surprise at the end when they brought my date a cookie for her birthday was amazing. As they knew because I had shared that it was a birthday because of the app.

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vipFoodlover1
New York Area
119 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our repeat visit was even better than before as the brunch/supper food and service were stellar. The Faroe Island salmon, pizza, sushi and apple pie/tart were especially top notch. Very smooth covid operations.

FAQs

The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (914) 764-1400.

The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges is rated 4.5 stars by 4468 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.