Consider Visiting Westchester County with a Bus Rental in New York City (Part 2)

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Custom Coach & Limo is encouraging you to get on a bus rental in New York City and visit Westchester County. In this series, we are pointing out the places that you can go to while visiting the county.


We have already shared the many attractions and shopping destinations for you to go to. And here are the places where you should go if you want to taste the best meals in the county. Now get on a bus rental in New York City and check out these restaurants.


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Wine Geeks


Wine Geeks gives you a selection of more than 40 bottle of wine, most of which are organic and all are priced $15 or less. This is the best way to taste the best wines from family run winemakers all over the country.


City Limits Diner


No frills, inexpensive yet astoundingly delicious, the food at City Limits Diner is simply to die for. For more than two decades, the diner has been serving their daily dinner specials both to locals and visitors. Be sure to try their homemade breads and desserts. Executive chef Peter Assue aims to and succeeds at delighting all palates!


Campagna at Bedford Post Inn


The Campagna at Bedford Post Inn gives you the best Italian dishes in the county. With chef Michael White in the kitchen, you could order supple flue crudo salad, plump cappelletti with peas, fusilli with pork ragu and other great tasting dishes!


Emma's Ale House


Emma's Ale House is the best place in the county if you want to enjoy comfort food. The pub gives you classic favorites such as mac and cheese with bacon, chicken pot pie, homemade potato chips, and beer on tap.


Bagelicious Cafe


Located in Thornwood, Bagelicious Cafe gives you more than 20 varieties of freshly made bagels for you to enjoy. It is so delicious that you will find yourself thinking about it for days to come. They also serve sandwiches, wraps, soups, salads, deli meats, cheeses, and American dishes.


Peekskill Coffee House


Peekskill Coffee House has the best trivia night and best coffee in the county. Be sure to attend their Monday night Two Plus One Trivia and enjoy being challenged by a tough question while nursing a macchiato!


Boiano Bakery


Boiano Bakery, located in Mamaroneck, will give you a hard time with its large selection of heavenly baked goods. You should, however, try their fragrant biscotti, their pignoli cookies, their fruit tarts, their rugelach, challah, and their cheesecakes.


Cafe of Love


If you have been looking for (the best) meaty-tasting vegetarian burger, head to Cafe of Love, order their vegetarian wild mushroom burger, and consider your search over. This veggie burger is a mouth-watering blend of seasonal mushrooms, fresh-picked thyme, egg, and panko, served with onion marmalade, brioche bun, and herbed yogurt. This little restaurant in Mount Kisco serves food made from the freshest farm-to-table ingredients.


What's a vacation without food? It would probably be torture! So while you and your group are touring the county on a bus rental in New York City be sure to drop in on these recommended restaurants as well:


Cedar Street Grill


If you are not a fan of Brussels sprouts, Cedar Street Grill in Dobbs Ferry will change your mind. Try Chef Matt Kay's Crispy Brussels Sprouts as your brunch starter and fall in love with salty and slightly charred sprouts tossed with applewood smoked bacon, toasted almonds, and NY maple syrup. This family-operated restaurant also offers great artisanal beer and the finest selection of American fare.


Los Gemelos Restaurant & Tortilleria


Los Gemelos Restaurant & Tortilleria in Port Chester makes the best tortilla, hands down. This authentic Mexican resto also functions as a tortilla factory, shipping their limey and soft whole-grain corn tortillas throughout the tri-state area. You can enjoy them in tasty double-rolled tacos or in your taquitos. The restaurant is also known for its veal brains, its beef burrito, and its beef fajitas.


Rye House


Rye House in Port Chester is where you can find the best grilled cheese sandwich in town. Their Truffle Grilled Cheese is made of aged Fontina cheese and black truffle shavings oozing over sourdough, and is served with a side of arugula and oyster mushrooms, as well as crispy yucca. It will be a perfect match for craft cocktails.


Mint Premium Foods


Mint Premium Foods' Moroccan mint tea is a must-try for tea-lovers. Aside from fresh mint sprigs, a teapot-full of this drink also comes with gunpowder green tea and either honey or brown sugar to taste. You can enjoy a cup with any of Mint Premium's Mediterranean-inspired fare.


Fantasy Cuisine


Try Fantasy Cuisine's handmade and made-to-order dumplings and you will never look back. One order gives you six of these plump, tender and juicy dumplings in one bamboo steaming basket. You can either go for the ground pork and ginger dumplings or the ground pork, ginger and minced crab meat.


Fiamma Trattoria


Try Fiamma Trattoria's manicotti and experience a little piece of heaven. The bits of poached lobster wrapped in homemade crepes and covered in a creamy sauce made of plum tomato, shallots, jumbo lump crab, basil, pecorino, and white wine, then served with salad, warm bread, and bruschetta, are the real deal.


La Catena Italian Restaurant


Those who are looking for the best dessert treats should check out La Catena Italian Restaurant in Ardsley, whose Napoleons are just divine. Their version of this classic French dessert has alternating layers of soft and crunchy puff pastry, with creamy and smooth vanilla custard sandwiched in between these layers.




At Gleason's, you can have your choice of beer, wine and cocktails. Or order their flatbread pizzas, lamb ragu, shrimp rigatoni, burrata and other great tasting food. But what makes Gleason's special is their cocktails. Order the Manhattan!


Q Restaurant & Bar


Having opened more than 10 years ago, Q Restaurant and Bar fast became the to go place for authentic midwestern barbeque. Check out their raw bar, kids menu and vegetarian fare. Order the Kentucky lemonade!


Craftsman Ale House


Craft beer is the specialty at the Craftsman Ale House. Try Jack's Abby Triple Dry Hopped Hoponius Union IPL, Jack's Abby Brewery Maker, Jack's Abby Barrel Aged Framinghammer and other wonders for only $7 each. But their food is top notch as well!


NeHa Palace


Lovers of Indian food will love the authentic cuisine that they serve at NeHa Palace. Order the tikka, or barbecued meats marinated in garlic, ginger, red chili and other spices. Try out the samosas, the chutney, tandoori, and the dum biryanis, as well as the seafood and vegetarian entrees.


Little Mumbai Market


Going out for Indian? Check out Little Mumbai Market where you can find inexpensive yet uberly delicious Indian food. Indian bread wraps and crepes share menu space as chef Bonnie Saran combines both French and Indian influences for a great dining experience.


Traditional Bagel Café


It's no secret that people troop to Traditional Bagel Café because of the bagels, which is available in regular and in low fat versions. But remember to try the bagels that have cream cheese! It is worth the visit! Or if you are a purist, you can always get the flat bagel or the hand-rolled ones!




Check out Winston Restaurant and have a sophisticated and unique dining experience. The first floor offers a gastropub bar atmosphere, featuring handcrafted cocktails. On the second floor is a classy fine-dining space that features New American fare. The third floor is an open-air rooftop bar.


Kumo Sushi and Lounge


Craving for some sushi? Kumo Sushi and Lounge at Scarsdale is the place to go. Aside from their creative sushi roll combinations, this raw fish haven also boasts handsome plating and a modish lounge decor.


The Smokehouse of NY


The Smokehouse of NY's Scottish smoked salmon is a must-try. This restaurant is known for smoking fresh salmon daily without preservatives, additives and coloring agents. Its butter-like Scottish smoked salmon is marinated in scotch and then cold-smoked over hardwood. You may also want to try pastrami-smoked salmon.


Ben's of Scarsdale


Ben's of Scarsdale is the place to go for old-school Jewish deli fare. You get to choose homemade soups, baked knishes, hot open roast beef sandwiches served with gravy, crunchy AYCE pickles, and fresh-cut coleslaw.


Sorell Wine Bar Bistro


One of those restaurants that you shouldn't miss. With food prepared with local ingredients and the skills of chef Christopher Daly. Some of the dishes you should miss are the chicken, the hot chocolate cake, and the meatball with polenta!


Jerry's Post Road Market


From breakfasts, to lunch and dinner, from cheeses to cold cuts, from sandwiches to burgers and hotdogs, you can always rely on Jerry's Post road Market to give you the best at probably the lowest prices in the county. The deli has been open since the 1930s and you can get their best food freshly made. Try out their chicken salad!


Churrasqueira Ribatejo


Churrasqueira Ribatejo is where you can buy the best roast chicken in the county and probably in the entire state. Their chicken, paired with beans and rice and good for four people, are yours for less than $20!


The Kneaded Bread


Coconut macaroons here are heavenly and you should not leave Westchester County without tasting them and maybe take some home. With melted dark chocolate covering the macaroon tower, it is difficult not to fall in love.


Greyston Bakery


Few establishments can talk about social responsibility and walk the talk. Not Greyston. The bakery has had an open hiring policy where you can get a job there no matter what your personal circumstances are. Over the year, the bakery has provided much needed salaries to lower income families in the area. But that is not the only reason why you should patronize the bakery. They also have some of the best brownies in the state!


Piccola Trattoria


Piccola Trattoria serves authentic Italian cuisine. Opened in the mid 1990s, the restaurant has a diverse array of food including homemade pasta, steak, vegetable dishes, and other delicious fare. Try their fettuccine con nocciole!




Located in Sleepy Hollow, this family owned restaurant serves the best souvlaki and gyro in the county. Santorini gives you the chance to taste authentic Greek food, including its signature dessert: the Galaktoboureko.


Zuppa Restaurant & Lounge


Zuppa is more than a decade old and is located inside a former printing plant. It has a sumptuous array of Italian fare that you could enjoy, but their pasta dishes are highly recommended. The pasta is made in house and it is prepared creatively.


El Tio


Come early to El Tio as the restaurant is quite small. Nevertheless, this is a great place for Mexican food. Order the classic and the chef specials and down it all with the house sangria.


Bhog Indian Restaurant


Inexpensive yet filling, you should enjoy the lunch specials at Bhog Indian Restaurant. For less than $15, you can have your choice of three entrees, spinach paneer, gulab jamun and lentil soup.


Swaddee House of Thai


A Thai restaurant that is friendly to vegetarians, Swaddee House of Thai allows you to enjoy the Asian flavors after taking a photo of them for your Instagram account. Some dishes are very pleasing to the eyes that it is a shame to eat them. The chicken curry here is to die for.


MP Taverna


Another restaurant that serves Greek inspired cuisine, check out the modern dishes at MP Taverna. Choose from meze, salads, lamb burger, roasted lemon chicken and other delightful Greek fare. You also simply can't miss the beef sliders and other signature dishes from Chef Michael Psilakis.


Penny Lick Ice Cream Company


While touring Hastings-on-Hudson, be sure to keep your eye peeled for pushcarts from the Penny Lick Ice Cream Company. You will enjoy the fresh, natural, stabilizer free and filler free ice cream served up by Ellen Sledge.


We are suggesting that you go to Westchester Country for your vacation. We have given you a list of attractions that you could go to on a bus rental in New York City, as well as a list of stores that you can buy from. For this installment, let us talk about the restaurants that you should try out, including:


Zachys WIne & Liquor


Founded in the 1940s, Zachys WIne & Liquor has an extensive collection of wines and spirit that is sure to delight even the most picky connoisseurs. It is noted to have one of the finest selections of wines and liquors in the United States.


License 2 Grill


Erica Gendler is your best buddy for a yummy cheat day. Check out their daily specials all under $10, including burgers, sandwiches, Texas turkey chili and desserts. you can also have your fill of chicken wings, hot dogs, fries and empanadas. They also have kids meals at only $5.




A gourmet market out of Yorktown, Turco's is where you could get certified angus and prime cuts.


T&J Italian Restaurant


Port Chester's classic Italian restaurant, T&J Italian Restaurant gives you the best pizza and pasta dishes in the area. Have your fill of their delicious antipasti, zuppe, farinacci, and other specialties such as the eggplant parmigiana, eggplant rollatini and the fra diavolo. But if you are only ordering one dish, then make it the meat lasagna.


A. Mercurio & Sons


With its offering of Italian and American food, the deli has been open for more than seven decades. If you are having a party at home, drop by and get their heat and serve lasagnas to impress your guests!


Custom Coach & Limo suggests that you go to Westchester County. Visit its stores and attractions, and eat from the best restaurants in the area. We can also provide you with a bus rental in New York City for your trip.


Speaking of the best restaurants, here are some more that we can recommend:


One Twenty One


Chef Beck Bolender prepares modern American cuisine at this North Salem restaurant. Be sure to try out the brioche French toast, octopus, spring pea soup, sweet chili shrimp and other well-loved dishes!




Chefs Scott and Heather Fratangelo makes Italian dishes come to live in a new way. Adhering to the farm to table philosophy, you can only expect the freshest ingredients used in the kitchen, and the food is heavenly. It doesn't hurt too that they have a carefully selected wine list that complements their food perfectly.


Wolfert's Roost


Delicious food is a given at Wolfert's Roost, where they prepare food that they themselves want to eat! One of the dishes you should try is the Torta di Spaghetti, some sort of crunchy spaghetti that has pork ragu and piave cheese. And if you are especially famished, you can try out all their food for only $75 per person.


Cooper's Mill at Westchester Marriott


Looking for modern American fare? Then come here. Their Tarrytown location serves a dinner menu that includes drunken mussels, burgers, pan seared halibut, flat bread, filet mignon and others. The wine and craft bottled beers are also worth a try. But you should order their vanilla ice cream as well as other flavors and top it with gummy bears, s'mores, beet honey or vodka.


Candy Rox


Looking to satisfy your sweet tooth? Drop by Candy Rox and get your fill of licorice, Charleston Chew Bars, and even their very own candy sushi.


The Cookery


Located in Dobbs Ferry, the Cookery serves excellent lasagna with thick white sauce that is made from milk, flour and butter. you could also splurge on their swine dinner for $75 per person.


Little Mexican Cafe


The best place to get a drink in New Rochelle. Be there for Margarita Mondays and get $6 margaritas.


Mario's Pizza & Pasta


This pizza place is known for their wood fired Neapolitan pizzas that uses only fresh ingredients. Delicious is an understatement!


Zero Otto Nove


Food lovers would love the offering at Zero Otto Nove. Their dinner menu includes pizzas, antipasti, insalata, zuppa, pasta and several other Italian dishes. Chef Roberto Paciullo creates the best wood fired Neapolitan pizzas in the area!


As you can see, it is difficult to go hungry in Westchester County. There are simply a lot of restaurants that you can go to and they all serve delicious food. There is one restaurant for every budget. So get on a bus rental in New York City and visit the county with your friends and family!


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