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Nessa

325 N Main St, Ste 2, Port Chester, NY 10573-5600
914-939-0119
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Ranked #32 of 104 restaurants in Port Chester
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Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pasta
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Wilkins Ave
Transit: Port Chester Train Station Metro North just a few blocks away.
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58% Recommend
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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Stopped in on Sunday at 5:15 for some appetizers and some wine. Nice wine selection and the appetizers were very good. Fried polenta cooked well, meatballs (big)in sauce, and mussels in broth were our choices. Each was $8 apiece and we did not eat dinner that night since that was plenty of food. We would definitely go back and we... More

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Greenwich
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Nessa has a great Sunday brunch menu - not extensive but what they have is great - don't miss the french toast . And the mimosas and bloody mary's are $5! On Mondays, you can BYOB, which saves $$! The bruchetta is really good (but not each order is only 1 piece!). The meals themselves are OK, but the best... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I'm all about the quaint, trendy, Manhattan-ish style restaurants. This one fits the bill! Portchester is known for some great eating, and Nessa delivers. It's romantic and yet perfect for an intimate gathering with friends as well, dimly lit, candles, relaxing ambiance from the time you enter. The food is amazing. I love the rigatoni bolanese ...yummmm. The Brussel sprouts... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We were a group of 8 after a long day of work, who were able to sit relax, sample many different dishes, and thoroughly enjoy the signature basil orange martini. We shared tastings of each others dishes and found one delightful mouthful after another. The brushetta I would return for again and and again. One of the group tasted foods... More

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We came to this restaurant by accident (had reservation somewhere else but thought it was Nessa) and we decided to stay. We were not disappointed then or ever since (countless visits). The atmosphere is really nice - cozy, yet not too noisy to talk, wait staff there when you need them but not overbearing (to me the best worker is... More

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White Plains, New York
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106 reviews 106 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

My wife and I didn't care for this restaurant. The narrow layout, poor service, and uninspired food made for a not-so-good dining experience, We noticed many of our divorced friends and acquaintances there. Perhaps they had more of a reason to eat there than the food.

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Key West, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We were 2 couples. Cocktails were excellent. It helps that the drink specialty of the day is my preferred cocktail. We shared several apps including crab cakes, 3 different and very unique bruschettas and the beef carpaccio. Then my husband had the linguini vongole with more clams than ever expected. The ladies split the Zuppe de mar and also had... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

So, the food is good, maybe even better than good in certain cases, but like several other restaurants in the area, they think they're in Manhattan, when this is Port Chester. If they could drop the trying to be dark and cool and just celebrate the food, it might be more enjoyable. Pastas and bruschetta were good. Octopus appetizer was... More

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greenwich
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Recently moved to the area and tried Nessa. Had a nice table outside, ready to enjoy a casual meal and wine with my lady. Then the rudest waiter I have experienced in a very long time ruined our night. Everything we inquired about, like "any special dishes it is our first time here, or do you have a Malbec, or... More

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

This is a loud restaurant where conversation is difficult. The wait staff has a lot to learn and the menu is really different. I found the gorgonzola bruschetta to be excellent but the 2 quarter size pieces where really tiny even at only $3. I found the raviloi to be heavy and the sauce was overpowered by the balsamic vinegar.... More

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