X2O Xaviars on the Hudson

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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
X2O Xaviars on the Hudson is Peter X Kelly’s latest addition to the Xaviars Restaurant Group. It sits in the water on the only turn of the century Victorian pier still in use on the Hudson River. X2O’s Main Dining Salon's 25 foot vaulted ceiling and 3 walls of glass frame offers views of the George Washington and Tappan Zee Bridges, as well as sunsets over the Palisades. Guests encounter dishes incorporating classic French technique with Italian and Spanish influences, and Asian embellishments which create a wholly original cuisine unique to the Hudson Valley. The Dylan Lounge is a vibrant, up-tempo space with a sophisticated and playful bent that offers guests more dining options. Guests are invited to sample a variety of small plates and sushi, while dining at the Communal Table, sushi bar, or at traditional banquette and table seating.

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vipSteven
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great dinner just before the Great Shut Down. The last supper!

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vipKeiko
New York Area
35 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the moment you walk in and are greeted by the lovely smiling Hostess until you leave dining at X2O is a superb dining experience. Honestly, nothing could have been better. Food taste, presentation and portion size are perfect. The save staff are ultra professional and top notch. We will be back.

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money31
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite place to eat and the views are amazing. The staff is friendly and professional.

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KenS
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

A very nice venue with beautiful views of the Hudson and NYC skyline. The crowd was a little older (we went for dinner on a Saturday night). The service was exceptional and the food tasty all around. I plan to go back for brunch, which I expect to be a more traditional brunch based on dinner (not the "turn up" brunches that places do now, which can be fun also). Definitely recommend.

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vipgcmin
New York Area
163 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The lunch prix fixe is one of the best deals in town. After all, where else can you get three excellent courses for just $27? While the menu doesn't change much, the choices are ample and varied, so even the fussiest eaters should be able to find selections that they will enjoy. And enjoy they will. Three of us dined there and chose different appetizers, soup, salad, and risotto and all were excellent. Two duck orders, a perennial favorite amongst our group, and one salmon, cooked perfectly and presented in a very attractive manner, made up the entrees. As for dessert, two strawberry trifles, loaded with strawberries, and one chocolate torte, made for a wonderful ending. Excellent food, and service was terrific.

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LindaK
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

always excellent food and service. glad to come during this challenge to our way of life. Help to keep our restaurants open so we can all get through this time.

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BrianR
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible value here - beautiful restaurant, amazing food, attentive service and incredible views of NY City. Unbeatable. Highly recommended.

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dinnerandashow
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Yes. The food was very good and the service was excellent. The only con was the location.

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vipSeanC
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic brunch spot! Wonderful three course prix fixe with bottomless mimosas and bellinis, along with mushroom raviolis, lamb chops, and she's shrimp on the side. Amazing!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Promotion celebration

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great value for money brunch option in a pretty venue with more food than you can eat. The menu had good variety

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Daisy
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Xavier’s. Definitely a family favorite and we enjoy bringing friends for their special occasions. My one criticism is that although we are rather frequent patrons( we live 1 hour away) they always try to give us a undesirable table.

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LizF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE X20! The food is exquisite and the service is second to none. This is fine dining in Yonkers! Enjoy!

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KimC
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was given a gift certificate as an anniversary gift and finally got to use it. We were concerned that we should try to use sooner than later since Peter Kelly has filed bankruptcy. We were very surprised that the restaurant was pretty busy and almost complete full when we left. It was a wonderful meal! I had the hanger steak and it was cooked perfectly and very tender. My husband had the venison and he kept raving how delicious it was. We would love to come back and fingers crossed the restaurant will stay open for business.

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TinaP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent ambience. Food was very good. Lovely evening

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Mike
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about the venue was great. Well, with exception of the vallet parking situation. The food was outstanding. Such a different array of dishes. Can’t get food like that anywhere else

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vipSebT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time! Great food!

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LucyE
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit was amazing. Both the food and service were outstanding. Definitely a favorite!

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MildredD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

As always, consistently excellent food and selection. Oddly, the service was a little 'off', usually it is perfection.

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CTvisitor
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on 5 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A truly delightful lunch. The setting is wonderful with views of the George Washington bridge and the new Tappan Zee bridge.
The food was outstanding as was the service. Will definitely go back

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vipOctoboy
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience4

While the view is simply outstanding, and the service good, the food was really disappointing, overpriced, under-portioned, and not served hot. Two of the three appetizers were good - the scallops and special pasta, but the mains we had were quite disappointing. The salmon was shockingly small for a $36 dish, was over cooked, tasteless and drenched in butter. The pork chop was very tough and not good and the halibut was tasteless. Interestingly, being a high end place, when the runner asked how everything was and I told him that the apps were good but the mains weren’t, he said he was sorry and walked away. And that was it. No manager came over to ask what was wrong.

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vipnelka
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy eating here.

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vipRenGub
14 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent. Menu and specials are unique and it’s always hard to decide. Everything was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

I was concerned after reading some negative reviews, but when all was said and done, my wife and I had a great experience. The service was a bit slow, and one waiter seemed to have tons of table, with the help of a support staff. However, the food was fantastic, the cocktails well made, and the price reasonable. Would go back again!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

The food was excellent. The service was above average. There is one thing I didn’t appreciate. There were two separate bills and the tip was included. No one mentioned this to us. We almost tipped on the top. One bill was for the drinks and the other bill had the tax and tip minus the Groupon. I have alerts on my credit card and queried why I was charged twice and then I was told the tip was on one bill with taxes and the drinks on another. Don’t like this system and if so... they should let the customers know. Didn’t appreciate that at all.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful evening having dinner at X2O. Everything was exceptional. We ordered the specials for entrees: venison and cod. Perfect!! Appies were the warm shellfish and a scallop special. Yummy!! We love coming here and can’t wait to return. The staff knows us and really makes us feel welcome.

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vipRich
New York Area
35 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is just beyond great! Interesting, delicious, plentiful! The wait staff is just the best. Friendly, amazingly competent. And the menu always delights. The preparation is great. I would go back time and again--we do!

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vipGregK
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The meal was amazing and the wait staff were incredibly attentive and friendly. We had a large crew (11) and they did a fantastic job! Highly recommend!

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2happypeoople
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is without a doubt the BEST RESTAURANT in Westchester: food, ambiance, view and service are superb. You will never have a bad meal and value for the dollar is tops.
My suggestion for a great afternoon: have lunch at X2O and walk it off at nearby gorgeous Untermeyer Gardens! Congratulations, Peter Kelly, for your consistent excellence!

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KATHRYNS
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The view is incredible. The staff was very kind and always available. The taste of the food was outstanding and the presentation was delightful. You could actually hear the people at your table without shouting.

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vipHarold
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

limited brunch menu of 6 choices and only one breakfast item. However all dishes were very good. Superb service. Fantastic view.

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LisaZ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome place for a special occasion, or in our case, just because you want a special place to be with special friends. This place never disappoints. The service is spot on. The food is wonderful. The place is beautiful. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Yes, of course I will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Always a Pleasure!
Delicious!
Wonderful Presentation!
Excellent Wait Staff!
We’ll be back!

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karenh
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was delicious and the service was excellent. Incredible view.