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Freelance Cafe and Wine Bar

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506 Piermont Ave, Piermont, NY 10968-3006
+1 845-365-3250
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri 17:30 - 22:30
Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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1,057 reviews
665 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The food and service are quite impressive at this restaurant. However, the prices for wines and food are up there.

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Thank BigoBoca
Newark, Delaware
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

I agree with those who find Freelance overpriced ($31 for two very small softshell crabs!), but it is within the range of most upscale restaurants in the NY area. If you feel like a splurge, I definitely recommend this place. As others have noted, it is a very small restaurant and diners usually have to wait for a table. We... More 

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Thank Deborah S
Hillsdale, New Jersey
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159 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I were very disappointed with the prices at this restaurant. I felt the need to order an appetizer as my meal in order to save some money. I got the lettuce wraps and they were just average. My father ordered the very expensive lamp chop and thought that it tasted very bland. I tried a piece of... More 

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Thank farrelma
Leonia, New Jersey
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368 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

The food is splendid. No reservations taken so you want to be there before 6:00 or be prepared to wait an hour, easily. The tuna tartar was perhaps the best I have ever eaten. If you just ate the bread rolls you would leave thinking the restaurant was superb. I had the crab cakes and my wife had pork chop... More 

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Thank walter f
Palisades, New York
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

One of my favorite restaurants. The food is terrific and the service is excellent. Perfect for a lovely lunch or romantic dinner.

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Thank diane1428
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650 reviews
449 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Continues to our place to meet NJ people. Food and servic well worth the almost two hour ride for us from Ct. Tuna tartare was amazing and great soft shell crab . All meals were excellent . Only problem no reservations so get there early

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Thank Steve R
Hoboken, New Jersey
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177 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Owned by the corporation that owns Xavier's this place is excellent.. Although the decor is slightly dated, the food makes up for it... The pan roasted shellfish is excellent!! Worth a visit if you're in the area...

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Thank joeybb2016
Long Island City, New York
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53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

A small cozy little place on the Main street in Piermont. Food was excellent. Sat at the bar. Service was great, and food reasonably priced. I only wish it had been summer to enjoy everything the restaurant and the town has to offer.

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Thank Freddy A
New City, New York
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Eight of us had a lovely prix fixe dinner at the Freelance Cafe on New Year's Eve, and everyone was more than pleased with the food, service, and atmosphere. Well worth the price. My husband and I intend to go again soon. We spoke with the personable maitre d' and he explained that the kitchen is separate from Xavier's next... More 

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Thank NancyLMT
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

The food at the Freelance is always great. We prefer to sit at the bar and have a glass of wine and will often share a bunch of appetizers and/or salads, but everything we order is always great. We love the brussel sprouts too!

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Thank Cidinny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 506 Piermont Ave, Piermont, NY 10968-3006
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Piermont
  • Phone Number: +1 845-365-3250

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?