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The Boat Basin Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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BURGERS AND SANDWICHES‎
All served w/ Potato Chips.
We may not be able to accommodate any substitutions of bread.
We use La Frieda Ground Beef & cook to order. Please be patient.
8.95
Cheddar Cheese +1.00
Burger
On Sesame Bun w/ Lettuce, Tomato, Onion & Pickle
8.75
Cheddar Cheese +1.00
Turkey Burger
On Sesame Bun w/ Lettuce, Tomato, Onion & Pickle
8.75
Cheddar Cheese +1.00
Vegetarian Garden Burger
On‎ Sesame Bun w/ Ranch Dressing, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion & Pickle
3.00
Chili +2.00
Hebrew National Hot Dog
Add on Chili, Chopped Onions & Shredded Cheddar; $ 2.00
8.95
Tuna Salad Sandwich
On Multi Grain Roll, Lettuce & Tomato
9.95
Open Faced Chicken Salad Sandwich
On Cranberry Walnut Bread, Fresh Tarragon, Dried Cranberries & Apples
10.95
Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich
On Brioche Roll w/ Mild Jalapeño Cheese, Tomato, Lettuce & Herbed Aioli
ENTREES‎
All entrees served w/ a Roll & Butter. Additional roll 40¢.
18.95
Grilled North Atlantic Salmon (Medium)
With Grilled Asparagus & Chimichurri Sauce
25.95
Grilled Sirlion Steak n’Frites Au Poivre Sauce
SOUP AND SALADS‎
All salads served w/ a Roll & Butter. Additional roll 40¢.
4.50
Soup of the Day
4.75
Cup of Chili
8.50
Caesar Salad
8.00
Field Greens, Tomatoes, Balsamic Vinaigrette
11.00
Blue Cheese Dressing
Iceberg Wedge, Crumbled Applewood Smoked Bacon, Beefsteak Tomato
3.00
Addition of Chicken to Salads
9.00
Addition of Salmon to Salads
1.50
Side of Blue Cheese Dressings
APPETIZERS‎
4.25
Steamed & Seasoned Edamame
6.00
Two Warm Soft Jumbo Pretzels
With Mustard Cheese Sauce
9.95
Chili Con Carne +2.55
Nachos
With freshly made White Cheese Sauce, Frijoles Negros, Tomatoes, Jalapenos, Sour Cream & Salsa
12.00
Two Grilled Marinated Mahi Mahi Tacos
With Shredded Cabbage, Radishes, Pico di Gallo, Salsa Verde
10.00
Homemade Hummus Dip
Celery,‎ Carrots, Health Crisps (extra side $2.00)
SIDES‎
5.00
Grilled Asparagus
3.50
Sautéed Onions & Mushrooms
2.00
Corn on the Cob
CHILDREN’S‎
All served w/ Potato Chips.
3.00
Old Fashioned PB&J
On White Bread
3.50
Hummus
On Whole Wheat Bread
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY SPECIALS‎
Served between 11:00 am & 3:00 pm.
All entrees served w/ Home Fries & Toast.
7.95
Scrambled Eggs & Bacon
16.50
Scrambled Eggs & Sirloin Steak
7.95
Cheddar Omelette
8.95
Western Omelette
3.00
Side of Bacon
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Cafe
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for my God-Daughter's 30th birthday and had a wonderful time. Area shown in photo above was cordoned off for the party with our private bar but open to everything else going on. Only 4 stars since if you are not a native, really hard...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank SunshineV88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and drinks are overpriced, and the food is Ok, not great. Example. I ordered a draft IPA beer and even though menu says $9, I was charged $11.90. I cannot imagine that taxes are $3. And to top it off the beer was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Jobojoanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel all around the world all the time. But never experienced such terrible customer service like in this place. Came today few minutes after this place was open with all tables still empty. I ordered just sparkling water as was not hungry yet. After...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Tom116699
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The thing the Boat Basin has going for it is the location, it is lovely to sit by the river with a drink and relax. The food is expensive and basic and arrives on paper plates. If you need cutlery, there are packets of plastic...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Barneysma
Reviewed June 8, 2019

Just checked into our nearby hotel and set out for some fresh air when we stumbled upon this beautiful restaurant on the banks of the Hudson River. Cannot remember our waitress name but she was excellent on both our visits. Food was excellent, ambiance, atmosphere,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Paula B
Reviewed June 5, 2019

There are very few restaurants right on the Hudson River Greenway. We spent a few hours biking and stopped here for lunch because it was so convenient. First, it is an interesting looking place, absolutely huge with a large indoor area as well as an...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank pvfamily
Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

Our uber driver asked us 3 times if we were suuuuuure we wanted to be dropped off here. It was dark and it feels like being dropped if at a roundabout with dark alleys around you. It is literally under the roundabout. Very cute little...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lisamazurek
Reviewed May 21, 2019

We were seated with a nice view of the Hudson. Server was prompt on initial visit. Beer was cold and correct. Shot was cold and correct, hard to mess that up. Top shelf margarita was gross. Wanted to have it remade but the wait for...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank beaverh3
Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

We are so glad that the Boat Basin Cafe was the place of our wedding. Thanks to Casablanca Hotel staff who were so helpful to recommend it to us we've fulfilled our dreams. It was unforgettable event. The entire staff was so polite and patient...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank JackDan1704
Reviewed April 27, 2019

On a spring evening in NYC this place really made you feel as if you had escaped the hustle and bustle of the city.... not easy to find... but worth the walk.... We had sandwiches and drinks and were very pleased...

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank GinnyNM
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