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Bistro 12

12 Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3614
+1 914-909-2770
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood risotto” (23 reviews)
“flan” (26 reviews)
“rabbit” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3614
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried a new restaurant on a recent Sunday evening. Bit risky as we were celebrating another couple's anniversary. Turns out any worries were totally unnecessary. We were treated like old friends instead of new customers. The food and drink were every bit as good as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joefish925
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant with my husband and children and was told they were closing in an hour, @ 5pm on a Saturday, and although the restaurant only had 1 table occupied with customers, they wouldn’t be able to serve us within that hour....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank NJM2012
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Do yourself a favor and make a reservation at Bistro 12. It will soon become one of your favorites. Owners Migeul and Manuel take care of every detail to make your dining experience memorable. From atmosphere to , greeting to apps and main course, coffee...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bernie G
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is our go-to place in Tarrytown. The food and ambiance make you think you are in a bistro in Europe. The two brothers that own the restaurant welcome you as family. I have not had a meal that I did not enjoy.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Joan L
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Wonderful food and fun yet relaxing atmosphere!! Enjoy the interaction with staff/owner and their suggestions!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 96Deals
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Met friends for Sunday late lunch. Restaurant was quaint and inviting. We had a selection of dishes and all were very good. Portions not the greatest for a somewhat pricey menu but the owners & staff are very friendly and not over powering. Since it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jon N
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Second time eating at Bistro12 while visiting family since coming a year ago in October. Eight seniors with lots of dining experience had wine and cocktails, then seafood risotto, veal chops, pasta, and chicken Francia with appetizers of crab salad, beet salad, soups, and flan...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FredLawrence_NC
Reviewed 25 October 2018

The food is excellent. The finest ingredients and the utmost in preparation and service. The owner personally explained the evening's selections, made wine recommendations for each, asked what we like and were in the mood for, and genuinely enjoyed working to make our dining experience...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 988randym
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We were in Sleepy Hollow NY and wanted a nice dinner.. The ratings looked good for Bistro 12 and it was not super expensive.. When we walked in i knew pretty quickly that this was where the locals eat... Miguel runs the floor. i asked...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ssschardt
Reviewed 17 October 2018

meal was great and so was the service. Prices are not moderate but a little on the high side. The seafood risotto was great.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Roshi N
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25 April 2018|
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Response from Jeanette F | Reviewed this property |
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Response from pjmalia | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but pricey.
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Response from operasingers | Reviewed this property |
Bistro 12 would not be the right place for a Happy Hour. Should try this restaurant for dinner in the near future. The food and service are excellent. It is a very small place so be sure to make reservations in advance... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3614
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Tarrytown
  • Phone Number: +1 914-909-2770
  • E-mail
Meet the Business Owner: Miguel- Manuel - Established in 2013 Madeira, a beautiful Portuguese island and inspiration for the atmosphere of the newly opened Bistro 12 in Tarrytown. Life-long friends who have, at long last, created their dream restaurant. Jose Manuel Goncalves Pereira and Luis Miguel Rodrigues have known each other since the age of 17, so it's hardly surprising that Bistro 12 evokes the landscape of their youth. Fans of Caravela will recognize Manuel, nicknamed "MADEIRA" from his 24-year stint there. MIGUEL years at Polpo, the popular upscale Italian restaurant in Greenwich,Connecticut They have created their own unique bistro establishment, given this amiable team the knowledge and skills to provide a warm, welcoming and gracious atmosphere dedicated to providing a genial dining experience for their customers. Miguel Rodrigues' artwork is the product of a life-long passion. You will see memories of his country come alive - the markets, families, city and country scenes he loves. Enjoying a variety of painting styles, he has produced over 1500 works of art in his Yonkers studio, and has chosen the most evocative paintings with which to decorate the walls of his newest venture.
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