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Equus Restaurant

400 Benedict Ave, Castle Hotel & Spa, Tarrytown, NY 10591-4330
+1 914-631-3646
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
400 Benedict Ave, Castle Hotel & Spa, Tarrytown, NY 10591-4330
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hubby surprised me with dinner for my birthday... lots of Leos in the room including our lovely wait staff gal! We haven't been here in ages as we did dinner with friends on X-mas Eve years ago. So this was our first time since...More

Thank Kyriaki08
LSNakano, General Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Kyriaki08, Happy belated birthday! Thank you very much for sharing your experiences at Equus with everyone - especially so for your very kind and generous praise! I know Chef Keith, Sous Chef Victoria, and all of our front-of-house staff there share my appreciation and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant a few times but this was my first time going for brunch. I had the Eggs Benedict which was amazing. The restaurant's atmosphere is enjoyable and the staff members are very friendly. If I had one complaint it would...More

Thank sdmatera
LSNakano, General Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear sdmatera, Thank you for your review of Equus brunch here at the Castle Hotel and Spa. Glad you enjoyed the Eggs Benedict; my personal favorite is the Crab Cake Benedict. My wife much prefers the Smoked Salmon version... But as you highlight, even the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Restaurant has wonderful. It has spectacular views and service was top notch. The restaurant is inside an old Castle that is also a hotel which my wife found Charming Their was valet service which is a nice touch. We both enjoyed our meals and...More

Thank JGTOWN
LSNakano, General Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear JGTOWN, Your comments MADE MY DAY, literally! July 19th is my birthday and who wouldn't appreciate hearing positive feedback on his birthday? I'm very happy that you enjoyed Equus Restaurant here at the Castle Hotel and Spa. Thank you very much! Please don't wait...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

After spending a few hours at Kykuit, overwhelmed by the art and the gardens, a special restaurant was in order to continue celebrating a friend's birthday. When I made the 2 pm reservation for five women, I requested a table with a view, and as...More

Thank Deborah G
LSNakano, General Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Deborah G, To read the way you described our Equus experience, I thought for a moment it was someplace else! Thank you very much! Sometimes things just happen and the world just couldn't be better... Birthday celebrations should always be like that - good...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

Equus is very difficult to rate because many aspects get different ratings. The overall evening was enjoyable. Ambiance was the star of the evening with a nice view of the Hudson. The food was 3 1/2 stars. Service was friendly, but not in line with...More

Thank abarasol
LSNakano, General Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello abarasol, Thank you very much for your recent review of Equus, our signature restaurant here at Castle Hotel and Spa. Thank you too for the generous star-rating despite your reserves over our food quality and pricing practices. We are currently revising our entire wine...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We took 10 people to this wonderful restaurant for my daughter's college graduation. It was a SundT at 2 pm so it was brunch. The staff was very nice and they did not rush us at all. Although the portions are small, the food was...More

Thank sundancemagic
LSNakano, General Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear sundancemagic, Here it is, August already and I am only now getting around to responding to reviews here on Trip Advisor for our Equus dining room. Sincerest apologies for the lateness of my response. Keith Suarino, our Chef de Cuisine was elated at your...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Went for a dinner to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday. It was a beautiful evening which did not hurt. Just the drive up to the entrance is lovely as The Castle comes in to view. We sat in the main dining area. It was an elegant,...More

Thank Dorian B
LSNakano, General Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Dorian B, Your comment literally "made my day;" Thank you very much! Sometimes the littlest kind word can do so much to revive one's spirits! Congratulations on your boyfriend's birthday, too. While it's true that our best customers always "save Equus for that special...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Booked dinner for a special occasion. Seated by the window. Direct sunlight in our eyes. Had to request 2 times to have the blinds lowered. Restaurant was unbearably hot. Requested they turn on the a/c. Apparently they turned on the heat instead. We ended up...More

1  Thank Shari F
LSNakano, General Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Cooper Apollo (Shari F), Thank you very much for your recent review of your experience at Equus Restaurant here on Trip Adviser. Your comments remind of the challenges we experienced during those dates around Mothers Day. I apologize that those challenges infringed on your...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Equus has become our traditional destination for the family Easter brunch. It is an elegant setting with an informal ambiance. From the moment you arrive and the valet opens your car door to graciously greet you, you are made to feel welcome no matter if...More

Thank BJJ08
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I had my international team in town and decided to have our first evening dinner at this wonderful place located in a castle in Tarrytown. The service, atmosphere and food were good. My only complaint that night was that the cod and fish were a...More

Thank BigAppleCheesecake
LSNakano, Manager at Equus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello BigAppleCheesecake, Thank you very much for your review. We don't often receive commentary for business dinners so your comments are especially apropos in our efforts to appeal to a wider audience - beyond weekends, special occasions, engagements, and anniversaries! We have since replaced that...More

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beachgal054
8 May 2017|
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Response from TripIt42 | Reviewed this property |
We were there last December. If memory serves I believe brunch was in the $40 range per person + extras. (Their website might have more up-to-date numbers.)
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Diane S
16 February 2017|
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Response from radiowitch | Reviewed this property |
I recommend tie and jacket for dinner (upscale). I didn't consider it casual in the evenings for dining. Other opinions may vary.
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Peter H
6 January 2017|
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Response from Mika H | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, Brunch is served both on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday from 12Noon - 2pm and Sunday 11:30am - 2:30 pm. We look forward to welcoming you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$36 - US$85
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
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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
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  • 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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