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Bistro 12

12 Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3614
+1 914-909-2770
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood risotto” (21 reviews)
“flan” (25 reviews)
“rabbit” (15 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3614
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant with my husband and children and was told they were closing in an hour, @ 5pm on a Saturday, and although the restaurant only had 1 table occupied with customers, they wouldn’t be able to serve us within that hour....More

Thank NJM2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do yourself a favor and make a reservation at Bistro 12. It will soon become one of your favorites. Owners Migeul and Manuel take care of every detail to make your dining experience memorable. From atmosphere to , greeting to apps and main course, coffee...More

Thank Bernie G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our go-to place in Tarrytown. The food and ambiance make you think you are in a bistro in Europe. The two brothers that own the restaurant welcome you as family. I have not had a meal that I did not enjoy.

Thank Joan L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful food and fun yet relaxing atmosphere!! Enjoy the interaction with staff/owner and their suggestions!

Thank 96Deals
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met friends for Sunday late lunch. Restaurant was quaint and inviting. We had a selection of dishes and all were very good. Portions not the greatest for a somewhat pricey menu but the owners & staff are very friendly and not over powering. Since it...More

Thank Jon N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time eating at Bistro12 while visiting family since coming a year ago in October. Eight seniors with lots of dining experience had wine and cocktails, then seafood risotto, veal chops, pasta, and chicken Francia with appetizers of crab salad, beet salad, soups, and flan...More

Thank FredLawrence_NC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is excellent. The finest ingredients and the utmost in preparation and service. The owner personally explained the evening's selections, made wine recommendations for each, asked what we like and were in the mood for, and genuinely enjoyed working to make our dining experience...More

Thank 988randym
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Sleepy Hollow NY and wanted a nice dinner.. The ratings looked good for Bistro 12 and it was not super expensive.. When we walked in i knew pretty quickly that this was where the locals eat... Miguel runs the floor. i asked...More

Thank ssschardt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

meal was great and so was the service. Prices are not moderate but a little on the high side. The seafood risotto was great.

Thank Roshi N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I read all the five star reviews and had to see for myself. I’m convinced they were wrong. This is a 10 star restaurant! Fabulous food, not just good or great or excellent but FABULOUS!! And the service was top shelf!

Thank whassupdoc
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Karen B
25 April 2018|
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Response from Jeanette F | Reviewed this property |
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22 March 2017|
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Response from pjmalia | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but pricey.
12 June 2016|
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Response from operasingers | Reviewed this property |
Bistro 12 would not be the right place for a Happy Hour. Should try this restaurant for dinner in the near future. The food and service are excellent. It is a very small place so be sure to make reservations in advance... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3614
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Tarrytown
  • Phone Number: +1 914-909-2770
  • E-mail
Meet the Business Owner: Miguel- Manuel - Established in 2013 Madeira, a beautiful Portuguese island and inspiration for the atmosphere of the newly opened Bistro 12 in Tarrytown. Life-long friends who have, at long last, created their dream restaurant. Jose Manuel Goncalves Pereira and Luis Miguel Rodrigues have known each other since the age of 17, so it's hardly surprising that Bistro 12 evokes the landscape of their youth. Fans of Caravela will recognize Manuel, nicknamed "MADEIRA" from his 24-year stint there. MIGUEL years at Polpo, the popular upscale Italian restaurant in Greenwich,Connecticut They have created their own unique bistro establishment, given this amiable team the knowledge and skills to provide a warm, welcoming and gracious atmosphere dedicated to providing a genial dining experience for their customers. Miguel Rodrigues' artwork is the product of a life-long passion. You will see memories of his country come alive - the markets, families, city and country scenes he loves. Enjoying a variety of painting styles, he has produced over 1500 works of art in his Yonkers studio, and has chosen the most evocative paintings with which to decorate the walls of his newest venture.
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