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Bistro 12

12 Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3614
+1 914-909-2770
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood risotto” (18 reviews)
“flan” (23 reviews)
“rabbit” (13 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3614
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Reviewed today

Went here with my SO and a law school classmate after doing the long tour at Kykuit....it turned out to be a really nice, happy place to eat, with excellent service and excellent food. So lucky were we!

Thank Caroline R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed the night in Tarrytown and planned on going to a brewery. When we took an Uber there, it was closed. We quickly looked up reviews and Bistro 12 seemed to have high ratings. When we walked in, it was really crowded and around...More

Thank lcattau
Reviewed 1 week ago

The truth for us is that while the food is extremely important, the staff can make all the difference in elevating the experience. We met friends here who were already enamored of the restaurant. After discussing the menu, wine options, and specials with one of...More

Thank LovetheBigIsland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out to lunch during the week for lunch. A party of ten of us took up a third of the restaurant.I had the seafood risotto and my SO had the veal scallopini. I highly recommend the risotto. The veal was good as well but...More

Thank PerocCT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an early dinner here with a friend and found the food excellent and service extremely good. You might find the prices a bit on the high side but you get what you pay for. My chicken dish was very flavorful. For my taste...More

Thank MikeJames969
Reviewed 10 July 2018

My last review of this neat place was in July, 2016. If you can pull it up, my opinion is still the same. I have been to Bistro 12 many times since we started our work on the Tappan Zee Bridge, which is now being...More

Thank janna39
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Have been to Bistro 12 several times. Wonderful food & ambiance. Miguel, the owner always charming & attentive. Highly recommend

Thank Wendy226
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Visiting Tarrytown and 5 of us had dinner here. The owners were sooo nice and friendly and couldn’t do enough to make sure wewere happy with our dinners and drinks! Among us we had the fish risotto, steak and risotto, mushroom ravioli and 2 other...More

1  Thank 205wendyd
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing aura, fresh delicious food good enough for a true foodie, old fashioned servers with real manners. A gem!

Thank Julia R
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Wasn't impressed. The prices were to high. The service wasn't great and when I asked for more bread , she gave me 1 slice. What about the rest of the table? DUH! .....AND IT WAS TO LOUD IN THERE.

2  Thank cec10591
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Arlene B
25 April 2018|
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Response from Jeanette F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I do not know.
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
USD 11 - USD 42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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