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Ocean House

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49 N Riverside Ave, Croton on Hudson, NY 10520-2509
+1 914-271-0702
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Croton on Hudson, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious seafood/fish meals in a small and charming venue. Service is excellent. Not cheap, but well worth having a fine dinner for a special evening.

Thank KateBocche
Ossining, New York
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Fresh seafood catch of the day with great seasonings prepared masterfully. Very pleasant service in a friendly ambiance. This restaurant has been a highlight of Westchester for the last several years. The yellow fin tuna still is my favourite after all these years. Another huge advantage is you can bring your own wine. The whole operation is elegantly done and... More 

Thank harrymd
Peekskill, New York
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233 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

A modest renovation and enlargement did wonders. A few more tables and you can now wait in a small foyer. Still has the small restaurant charm. Well done! A well curated wine list supports the excellent food choices. Both per glass and per bottle prices are restrained in their mark ups considering the quality,most bottles are under $ 50 with... More 

Thank Peakclimber46
Westchester County
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332 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Located in a somewhat industrial-looking stretch next to Route 9 sits what looks like a double-wide trailer although the restaurant claims it to be a former diner. The cramped but tastefully appointed interior means you'll be part of your neighbor's conversation like it or not. However, if your primary concern revolves around what's on the plate you are in for... More 

1 Thank thewestchestarian
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Over rated in our view. Chef is creative, but thin portions at high prices and not much flavor. Also, it is BYOB, which is fine if you know in advance.

Thank CuriousTreker
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Good seafood according to my wife. But we both agree. Their clam chowder is the worst we have ever had, including store bought. Honestly they should be ashamed of their soup and a new englander would be appauled. Watery, very few clams, flavorless. I personally wouldnt go back. Id take the 45 minute ride to city island

Thank Ambulldogs23
Croton On Hudson
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Not inexpensive, but the BYOB policy keeps the overall cost within reason, and the quality of the food and service is excellent. Small, seating probably fewer than 25 people total, Ocean House typically has a very good selection of fresh oysters and is known (surprise, surprise) for its seafood. Reservations aren't taken over the phone -- you stop by, leave... More 

1 Thank Mary F
Croton on Hudson, New York
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Interesting place...You have to show up in order to make a reservation for that evening. But, everybody does it...and nobody complains! Personally, I think it's cute and old-school. Besides, who's going to complain about a place that has great seafood, and is a BYO!! Stop complaining and enjoy the wonderful time you're about to have!

1 Thank Jason J
Brewster, NY
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189 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

I had wanted to try this place for a while, and were lucky enough to go for Mother's day, the place is small but uncluttered, so it feels very spacious. We brought our own wine, there is a small corkage fee, not bad considering that they chilled our wine, had the appropriate glasses and were prompt with refills. to start... More 

Thank Woolite-13
Croton on Hudson, New York
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173 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

We went here on a week night as we live in Croton and have seen all the long lines on the weekends. Everything we had was well prepared and tasted wonderful. The service was attentive. I would not go here on a weekend because the seating is too close together. Overall very nice place.

Thank pugmom61

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 N Riverside Ave, Croton on Hudson, NY 10520-2509
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Croton on Hudson
  • Phone Number: +1 914-271-0702

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?