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All 156 New Rochelle Restaurants

Alvin & Friends

14 Memorial Highway, New Rochelle, NY 10801, New Rochelle, NY
+1 914-654-6549
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Ranked #14 of 156 Restaurants in New Rochelle
Price range: $29 - $35
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Huguenot and Main
Description: Contemporary Southern and Caribbean Cuisine. New York Times Rated "don't miss". Rated 26 in food, decor, and service by Zagat. Voted best fried chicken in Westchester. By general consensus, "New Rochelles Dining Room" Westchester magazine.
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English first
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We had visited Alvin & friends in their previous location which was cozy...the new place is Expansive! The Jazz that night was a wonderful singer named Jina Billups and we stayed 4 hours listening and eating and thoroughly enjoying ourselves! Alvin and Gwen are very gracious hosts and we look forward to going back many more times to enjoy the... More 

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White Plains, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A couple of friends and I were looking for a nice place to have dinner and celebrate a birthday. I found out about Alvin's because of the jazz performer that was featured that particular weekend. We had a wonderful time. The restaurant is beautiful and the paintings on the walls throughout the restaurant were all produced by Alvin himself. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is probably my fifth visit to Alvin & Friends this year...and yet, again, I had a fabulous time! The food is amazing (I usually get the salmon), my glass of wine was devine (I drank it all which is rare), dessert was delicious, and the enterntainment was awesome last night! Alvin and Gwen are the perfect host/hostess...enjoyed all the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Since the original chef has returned to the restaurant from Grand Cayman, the menu and food have improved significantly. Now, I actually consider Alvin & Friends when deciding to eat out.

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Irvington, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is the best restaurant in Westchester. From the moment you walk in, every one of your senses is indulged. You have amazing art on the walls, incredible music, and five star food that you just can't get anywhere else around here. If that's not enough, the host Alvin (who very well may be the most charming man on the... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Food was delicious, and live music was great. The owner or his wife is always there to greet guest as they arrive or when we are leaving. Nice to know they appreciate you coming to their restaurant. Staff is nice. The place is decorated very nice .

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pelham, NY
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Went to the restaurant for a family birthday and had a wonderful time. Service was exceptional, from the hostess seating us to the wait staff. It was nice that Alvin stopped by. The food was delicious. I had the striped bass, done to perfection! My in-laws, in their 80s, tried the shrimp and grits and catfish (far from their usual... More 

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New Rochelle, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Great run punch. The food wasn't the greatest that I have tasted but it was close to my home and the restaurant looks great inside, great atmosphere.

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New York City
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Alvin & Friends creates a fusion of Caribbean & Soul food. Service is exemplary, and the atmosphere is very inviting and relaxing. The portions are just right and, the meal was mildly spiced. The owner and his wife were present and are very hospitable. My waiter made a good wine suggestion and gave me the information so that I could... More 

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Bronx
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What an amazing experience! Although we were five ladies for a girls night, it accommodates families and couples as well. The owner was warm and friendly and makes a point of visiting every table. The atmosphere will suit all occasions but I must say it was perfect for a Saturday night. The jazz, the art, the food all blended and... More 

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Additional Information about Alvin & Friends

Address: 14 Memorial Highway, New Rochelle, NY 10801, New Rochelle, NY
Phone Number: +1 914-654-6549
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  New Rochelle
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 29 - 35
Cuisine: Caribbean

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