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400 Benedict Ave, Castle Hotel & Spa, Tarrytown, NY 10591-4330
+1 914-631-3646
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08:00 - 22:00
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Scarsdale, New York
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a disappointment, especially in the service but also in the food. Food: sand and broken shells in the fresh oysters. My husband and I requested vegetarian dishes that were prepared especially for us. The portion size was skimpy, the vegetables were oily, and the price was $28/plate. One of the cakes served for dessert was inedible. Service: Soup was... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Four of us had the 4 course Thanksgiving set menu with wine pairings at lunch time (choice of 3 appetizers, 3 main courses and 2 desserts). Service was welcoming and attentive, portions were reasonable and the wines served accompanied the different courses of the meal very well. We were seated in the conservatory portion of the restaurant with a view... More 

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New York City, New York
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Castle, the food was very average. The filet Mignon came out med rare 1 minute on the sizzling platter the brought it out on it was well done. Scallops were very average tasting no pop in any of the food we had......price was 2 and change for both of us with drinks.......NG

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Thank Jaime O
Alison Y, Public Relations Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Jaime O, We sincerely apologize that your experience with us was subpar. We strive to serve delicious food and are disappointed to hear that your experience did not reflect this. Please feel free to send any additional comments to ayassky@castlehotelandspa.com so that we can share your experience with our team in order to better ourselves for the future. More 

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving through New York on our way back to Pennsylvania looking for a place special for dinner. We found this amazing spot through trip adviser. The food was excellent the surroundings were amazing and the bill was not as bad as one might think. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for someplace special to eat.

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Thank mcnamak
Alison Y, Public Relations Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear mcnamak, We are so happy that you chose to visit Equus on your trip back to Pennsylvania. Thank you for mentioning our excellent surroundings and food. We are happy that your experience was up to our high standards. We hope that you find your way back to our area and visit us again soon! More 

Connecticut
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212 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Equus is located at the Castle Inn and Spa in Tarrytown, NY (aka Sleepy Hollow). Parking is by valet and reservations for Equus are strongly recommended. Seated in the back dining area allowed a glorious view of the autumnal foliage on the hillside and also the well-maintained grounds of the castle. Service was prompt and we were seated promptly for... More 

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Alison Y, Public Relations Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear radiowitch, Thank you so much for your detailed praise of your experience at Equus. We truly appreciate you mentioning our cocktails, entrées, side dishes and desserts. Also, thank you for mentioning our beautiful grounds. We are so happy that you were able to visit in the fall and see the amazing fall foliage the area has to offer. We... More 

West Long Branch, New Jersey
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79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here while staying in Tarrytown for Halloween. The Castle Hotel and the grounds are amazing to look at. The restaurant is equally as impressive in looks. Food was good but not the best. We had the pre fixe menu. 3 courses at appx 60 / person. We had burgers and apps. Unlimited champagne mimosas and bellinis. Bill was just... More 

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Thank Pil255
Alison Y, Public Relations Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Pil225, Thank you for mentioning our beautiful grounds and interior décor. We apologize that your experience did not reflect our high standards. We will bring your comments back to the Equus team in order to better ourselves in the future. We hope that you will choose to dine with us again in the future for a much better experience. More 

Tolland, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Staff and facility were excellent. Was part of a Serene Sunday spa and brunch package. Food was great and we were not rushed. Spa was excellent too.

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Thank ddperry22
Alison Y, Public Relations Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear ddperry22, We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your brunch as part of one of our great packages! Thank you for mentioning our hard-working staff and luxurious spa as well. We strive for the best and we are happy to hear that your experience reflected this. We hope you will return soon! More 

Dayton, Ohio
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

What a gorgeous place - a restored castle on top of a forested hill in beautiful Tarrytown. We were in a private dining room for a small wedding dinner for 25 people. How elegant and refined. There was a wedding being held on the grounds outside. The hors d'ouvres were spectacular- the dinner more so. The service was impeccable. Highly... More 

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Thank DaisyinDayton
Alison Y, Public Relations Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear DaisyinDayton, we are very glad you enjoyed the wedding dinner you attended! Thank you for mentioning our beautiful grounds and delicious hors d’ouvres. We hope that you'll visit again soon and celebrate the holidays with a great meal at Equus. More 

Westchester County, New York
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190 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We enjoyed a delicious dinner here with friends recently. The restaurant is located in the Castle Hotel and Spa which has a commanding view of the Hudson River just above the Tappan Zee Bridge. We highly recommend it.

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Thank MawaNewYork
Alison Y, Public Relations Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear MawaNewYork, We are so thrilled to hear you enjoyed a delicious dinner with us! Thank you for mentioning our convenient location. We hope you will dine with us again soon, especially during the beautiful holiday season! More 

Fair Lawn
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63 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The Equus Restaurant is the main attraction at the Castle Hotel and Spa and it should offer a special dining experience. However, it is not at all special. The food is very ordinary and the service is haphazard. Even though we made a reservation a month in advance, there was no one to greet us when we entered the restaurant.... More 

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Thank PrincipalTraveler
Alison Y, Public Relations Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Principal Traveler., the Equus team would like to sincerely apologize for your dissatisfying experience with us and for not meeting your expectations. Customer satisfaction is important to us, and we are forwarding your concerns to the entire team. Please feel free to email ayassky@castlehotelandspa.com to ensure that your concerns reach the correct department. We hope you choose to dine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$36 - US$85
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Benedict Ave, Castle Hotel & Spa, Tarrytown, NY 10591-4330
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Tarrytown
  • Phone Number: +1 914-631-3646
  • This restaurant is at Castle Hotel & Spa
Description
Situated on sprawling hilltop acres overlooking the Hudson River, the main tower of Castle Hotel & Spa forms the highest point in Westchester County. Castle Hotel & Spa is a medieval-style structure that was meticulously transformed into a luxury hotel, offering guests royal-quality service, luxurious guestrooms, and the award-winning Equus restaurant which features Auberge-style, natural French-inspired cuisine. The luxurious new THANN™ Sanctuary Spa is an oasis of peace and tranquility where a holistic treatment approach aims to rediscover inner physical and mental wellness. Only 25 miles north of Manhattan, Castle Hotel & Spa opened as a luxury hotel in 1997; 16 years after being designated a historic landmark.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?