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Sweet Grass Grill

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970 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch

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About

Sweet Grass Grill is located in Tarrytown, New York. Focusing on local and sustainable ingredients, the restaurant serves a variety of foods. Appetizers include vegan tempeh, grilled calamari, steamed mussels and butternut squash soup. Salads offered include sweet grass quinoa Caesar, Boston lettuce and roasted pear and beet, arugula and spinach options.

Main entrŽes at the Sweet Grass Grill include tequila-lime roasted chicken, seared salmon, orecchiette pasta with chicken sausage, jackfruit carnitas tacos and braised short ribs. The Sweet Grass Grill also serves sandwiches, including a grass-fed burger, the roasted poblano black bean burger, the vegan cheesesteak and the quinoa, sweet potato and kale burger.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Organic
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Hours of operation
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - close; Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am - close; Brunch Saturday and Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
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Phone number
(914) 631-0000
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Chefs Michael Bianco and Brandon Alvarez
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Private party facilities
Special arrangements can be made for private parties.
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Private party contact
David Starkey: (914) 631-0000
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Catering
Full service catering. Please contact us for menus and a consultation with our chef.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Broadway
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Parking details
In addition to street parking, there a many public lots within one block.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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4.0based on all time ratings
4.1
food
3.9
service
3.7
ambience
3.5
value
Noise · Moderate
94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on December 13, 2014

Selected this restaurant for proximity to Music Hall and based on solid reviews. We were a group of 5 and each of us was happy with our meals. The service was impeccable and made the experience overall quite pleasant. If returning to a show at the Music Hall, I would look no where else.

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5.0Dined on December 11, 2014

Was late for our reservation but they didn't mind and we made it to the show on time and the food was delicious.

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2014

While it is really the food that always brings me in here, it is really the service that makes this restaurant strand out. Technically a neighborhood place, Sweet Grass is a great example of what locally sourced farm-to-table is about. The waitress we has Monday did every right: Drinks were delivered with a smile, extra bread was brought without asking (my friend and I both had mussels and didn't want to miss a drop) and while we lingered over coffee the check never appeared. It only came when it was clear that we were ready. Bravo to this wonderful, comfortable place.

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4.0Dined on December 6, 2014

Good food, service fine and a lively, casual atmosphere. Some of the dishes sounded a bit tortured with so many ingredients, but our choices were very tasty and well presented.

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5.0Dined on December 5, 2014

The restaurant was a wonderful pre-show experience with delicious food including a wonderful specials menu and terrific service.

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4.0Dined on December 1, 2014

The menu has a nice variety of menu items. It all fresh, seasonal and well prepared.

It's casual and great for lunch, brunch or dinner.

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4.0Dined on November 26, 2014

I really like the menu and the quality of the food is great (fresh veggies), although a little bland at times. The avocado bruschetta was great in that they packed on the avocado but it lacked flavor. I like that the take out boxes are cardboard and not styrofoam. The tempeh buffalo wings were very good! The waiter did his job but nothing more. He wasn't very friendly (not mean, just short and to the point, no smiling, etc which didn't seem to fit the atmosphere of the place) and was a little slow to check on the table. The decor is really nice and the candles on the tables are a nice touch. Overall, it was a good experience.

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4.0Dined on November 23, 2014

We stumbled on Sweet Grass Grill a few months ago and really enjoyed our meal. We went back for a casual birthday celebration just recently had another great experience. The menu is diverse and includes plenty of (plainly-marked) vegan options - which is always a bonus for us. The setting of Main Street in Tarrytown is lovely and I wish we lived closer to this place so we could go there more often. It can be a bit noisy during the rush so if you're looking for quiet, this may not be the place for you - otherwise, I highly recommend it.

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5.0Dined on November 22, 2014

The food is fantastic. Excellent ingredients, creative menu, healthy, delicious!

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4.0Dined on November 22, 2014

We had dinner at the Sweet Grass on Saturday, Nov. 22nd. for a family birthday celebration. The food was very good, as was the service. I would definitely recommend it to a friend. The Bread Pudding was outstanding!!

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5.0Dined on November 22, 2014

We were meeting with old friends & made a reservation for Sat. night. When we got there, the only table available was next to the very active bar & close to the entrance so that each time the door was opened, we got a cold breeze. I expressed my disappointment & the manager said that as soon as another party of 4 leaves, he would move us to that table, food & all. True to his word, this was done........graciously & with a smile. It turned out that the 1st table wasn't as bad as we thought it would be, but we moved anyway.
The food was wonderful, the staff was wonderful & we had a very pleasant experience.

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5.0Dined on November 22, 2014

I love Sweet Grass Grill the food is always outstanding. They have a wonderful brunch that we attend every weekend. The carb cake benedict is my personal favorite! This place is a great find with even better prices!!

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5.0Dined on November 21, 2014

Food was fantastic (Organic) even with me being Gluten Free and my wife Dairy free they were very accommodating. Ambiance was great, I would suggest to make reservations the restaurant got crowded quick but not loud and noisy you are able to carry on a conversation without shouting. Staff was very attentive to our needs at all time.

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5.0Dined on November 9, 2014

I am a vegetarian, and am accustomed to only having one or two options. Not only was the menu varied and creative, but there were options that are healthy, delicious and ample for all of us (my friends are carnivores, btw). the atmosphere was cheery, warm, service was splendid, and we had a great time, connecting with friends we had not seen in some time. Highly recommend as Tarrytown is a very cool village. I have also had dinner during weeknights, and recall a mushroom soup that was absolutely divine!!

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4.0Dined on November 8, 2014

Everything was very good, way above average. Salads in particular were excellent.

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4.0Dined on November 5, 2014

We were in the area on a college trip and needed a restaurant to suit the needs of a vegan and an 11 year old. This was perfect. Food and service were amazing.

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2.0Dined on November 2, 2014

I have been here before and loved it but this time my experience was very different. The service was terrible. Our waitress kept disappearing. We got no cream for the coffee. Had to finally get up and get it ourselves. The food was really bad. The pancakes were like lead. My eggs were awful. It was such a disappointment after loving this place in the past.

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4.0Dined on November 2, 2014

Sweetgrass is a quaint restaurant. It was a pleasant surprise. The food was very fresh.

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4.0Dined on November 1, 2014

We were a mixed group of vegan and meat eaters. Everyone found something to please them on the menu. Food was fresh and nicely presented. Wait staff was very polite and accommodating.

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4.0Dined on October 31, 2014

First of all, the food is very good. We arrived about 1.5 hours early and were turned away with open tables (three) available. No big deal. We returned 1.5 hours later and were seated in the middle of the restaurant. Once seated both the chairs of our table for two were in the lane of traffic. I suggested to the host it would be easier if we turned the thin, but long table sideways to remove our chairs from the patron/waiter lane of traffic. Oddly, the host said "no". Thus, we spent the next 1.5 hours being bumped in the back EVERY time a waiter or patron walked passed. Food 4-Stars, Service Waitress 3-Stars, Host 0-Stars.

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4.0Dined on October 31, 2014

Across the street from the Tarrytown Theater. Great spot for dinner before a show.

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4.0Dined on October 29, 2014

Before going to Tarrytown Music Hall for a concert, we had dinner at Sweet Grass Grill. The service was very attentive and good. The menu had some appealing and interesting offerings and the restaurant has a nice homey ambience. We all enjoyed our meals--two of us had day boat scallops and one had the pasta with truffle and mushrooms. The food was delicious but a little heavy on cream and carbs. I would have liked more veg than cous cous with my scallops.

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4.0Dined on October 26, 2014

Excellent locally procured and very fresh food. Casual but nicely decorated restaurant. Delicious and healthy options alongside equally delicious burgers and various takes on burgers. Excellent place to eat before/after attending an event at Tarrytown Music Hall across the street. It's our 'go to' favorite in Tarrytown.

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4.0Dined on October 25, 2014

Meat eaters and vegans can be happy here. the food is creative, local, fresh, sometimes organic.
Just a great reliable place.

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5.0Dined on October 25, 2014

The restaurant is a popular place for lunch. My wife and I went for a walk and tried to appreciate the ambience of Halloween in this famous town, and decided to try this local favorite.
The waitress and waiters were very nice and nice and knowledgeable on their menu. We enjoyed the food and the cosy ambience. Will recommend to others to try this local gem.

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5.0Dined on October 24, 2014

This was my first time at Sweet Grass Grill and I can't say one bad thing. My husband and I started off with the mussels which were perfection. I had the tofu cavatelli. First off, its so hard to go a place that can cook tofu right and this is by far the BEST place I had tofu. My husband got the salmon which was really good. We ended with the vegan chocolate moose which was the perfect light sweet spot. We also had wine and a local beer. The price and atmosphere is right with good food. What else could you want?

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5.0Dined on October 24, 2014

Hard to decide choices for vegans and non vegans! Hooray for that! Kale, quinoa and sweet potato burger just a perfect combination and texture. Our party of six enjoyed everything!

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4.0Dined on October 23, 2014

had fun meal here before concert at Tarrytown Music Hall.

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4.0Dined on October 23, 2014

Very solid in all respects. Menu has become a bit restricted, but we found things that were quite good.

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5.0Dined on October 22, 2014

we celebrated my lady's new job, and they wrote "congrats" on the dessert plate like I had requested before hand. Overall great experience like usual. The food is consistently great!

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4.0Dined on October 22, 2014

Interesting and varied choices with great vegetarian options

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5.0Dined on October 18, 2014

We were in town visiting on a Saturday night and had an amazing experience there. Many of the menu items are vegan (despite not being a vegan restaurant) which was a great touch for someone who is lactose intolerant like myself. I had the honey glazed chicken for my meal and have to say that it was one of the best dishes I have ever had. As someone who frequently tries great restaurants in many cities in the northeast, Sweet Grass Grill was among the best I have visited and for an amazing price (under $20 per person).

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3.0Dined on October 18, 2014

Usually food is pretty good....this time salmon was dry and the specialty salad was extremely hard and chewy, tasted like end of season kale.

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4.0Dined on October 17, 2014

We love Sweet Grass Grill. Each time we have been there the food choices and the service do not disappoint. Try the pumpkin martini it's amazing as is the Butternut squash soup. We will be back!

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5.0Dined on October 17, 2014

The menu is chock full of vegan options, and the kitchen can make a lot of then gluten free as well. The shepherd's pie was awesome! The butternut squash soup had so much flavor, and the avocado bruschetta on gluten free bread was amazing.

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4.0Dined on October 17, 2014

Cute little restaurant on Main Street in Tarrytown. We got sat next to the front window, so that was nice, being able to look out at passersby.
We were there on vacation, so it was fun looking out at all of the activity… they were having a Fall Festival while we were there. Food was good, nothing special, but certainly a nice experience.

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5.0Dined on October 17, 2014

Finally made it for dinner . Got there at 5 and by 5:15 it was packed! Strongly recommend a reservation . So many vegan possibilities. We ordered a bunch and shared them. Can't wait to go back. WAitress was amazing .food was delicious .

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1.0Dined on October 16, 2014

Waited 15 minutes for the server, when our food finally came out we only had 15 minutes to eat before going to 8:00 show. We literally took one bite of our meal, and I was wondering why I couldn't bite through my cheese burger. They had left the wrapper on the cheese! It was very unappetizing! Had words the staff, they were going comp my meal but not the other (which also had not been eaten) after we said we should call the health department, the manager said to leave and not come back! Not a problem, we were not going to go back!

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4.0Dined on October 13, 2014

Sweet Grass has a cozy atmosphere on the main street of Tarrytown, and an interesting menu. We wanted to get the Vegetarian Wellington, but it wasn't on the menu this week when we got there, and our waiter, who looked clueless when we questioned him about it, couldn't even tell us if it was ever on the menu. So, we ordered a similar dish, veggies wrapped in phyllo, which, while tasty, had too much of one veggie in it...it was sweet potato/carrot? and little else. However, the salmon entree was perfectly cooked, and delicious. The kale side was also good on both entrees.

All staff were very nice; our particular waiter just had zero personality and never smiled or showed any enthusiasm for the food.

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4.0Dined on October 12, 2014

The food is quite delicious, however, I had the scallops and cous cous and the portion was pretty small. There were only three scallops served on a bed of cous cous with no sides. I was still hungry. There are many choices for vegetarians and the food is fresh and well prepared.

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