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Dolphin Restaurant

1 Van Der Donck St, Yonkers, NY 10701-7049
+1 914-751-8170
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“mussels” (9 reviews)
“skirt steak” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Van Der Donck St, Yonkers, NY 10701-7049
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Food is below average, nothing special. I love when food has a taste, however, grilled octopus was way to much salted. Mussels I ordered were not fresh. Staff is welcoming If traveling by car, use parking lot couple of blocks away, or use valet parking...More

Thank TonyTonyFromNY
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Great location on the waterfront. Staff was very inviting and attentive and outdoor seating was very nice. Chicken parm was good, but steak special was tough and lacked flavor.

Thank Webster585
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Great location, dissappointing food. Loved the location and ambience, very disappointed in the food. We ordered from the brunch menu and the omelet that was served looked like it had been dropped on the kitchen floor before making it onto the plate, my wife's choice...More

Thank Tmurphy32
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Nice ambiance and nice staff. The food was average in my opinion, some dishes were tastier than others. I ordered a dozen oysters only got 11 not a big deal but a point to make when you are paying per individual oysters. They have both...More

Thank HollywoodCouple
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Food was ok. Had the paella. Appetizers good. Salad was ho hum. Ever selection poor. Wine selection average. Setting on the Hudson was beautiful.

Thank Pinebabies
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The staff is friendly and accommodating. The food is good. In addition to indoor dining they also have outside dining where you can enjoy the view of the Hudson River. They have have 2 private areas. Parking is limited however I would suggest using their...More

Thank PatriciaBX
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My law firm had a pre Christmas luncheon for the staff. We waited what seemed a long time for waiters to prepare our table for 12.despite the fact we made reservations a day before. When the food arrived in stages it was often cold and...More

Thank abogado2015
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Waitress Christine very sociable. Restaurant clean and the lounge area by the bar very comfortable. Intimate couch settings as well as tables as well as sitting at the bar. Crabcake really fantastic. It has a pineapple tomato is a garnish and the crab cake was...More

Thank AlanBartlett
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Frozen peas from the bag, canned tomatoes, and barely any fish/meat in the plates... What is advertised on their menu is something you will not receive. Dolphin is also located in an area I wouldn't label for everyone. The waitstaff is mediocre, and the Manager...More

Thank C C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

On a very cold and wet day (11th March 2017) we took the train from Central Terminus to Yonkers, we arrived at the Dolphin at lunch time and were wondering if we should have travelled the 30 minutes to get here on such a freezing...More

1  Thank Stewart C
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9 July 2015|
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Response from arc2 | Reviewed this property |
Our experience was bad at this restaurant and the menu was very limited. If they have lobster on the menu, you can ask if they will steam it. Hopefully, you will have a better server, better choices and overall experience... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Van Der Donck St, Yonkers, NY 10701-7049
    (Main Street)
  • Public Transportation: Metro North train and Bee Line buses.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Yonkers
  • Phone Number: +1 914-751-8170
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