If you Consider Yourself a Foodie,

These May be the Towns for You

If there is one thing that’s hard to beat in NYC, it’s the food. From your favorite corner spots to Michelin Star restaurants and late night eats, there are certainly enough options to keep your taste buds satisfied. While you might think that moving to the NYC suburbs means that you need to leave behind the city’s cuisine, you’ll be happy to know that there are restaurants within Westchester and Fairfield County that offer a full array of dining options. So if you’re a foodie like us, here are the top towns you should consider when moving to the NYC suburbs:

Tarrytown, NY

This lively village is not only known to be one of the Prettiest Towns in Westchester as rated by Forbes, but also is home to many dining options that can satisfy any of your cravings. From high-end dining for special occasions to the everyday eats, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from when living in Tarrytown. Check out some of the favorites below:



Little B’s Burger Bar

Pik Nik BBQ

The Taco Project

Lefteris Gyro

Bridge View Tavern

Muddy Water

Coffee Lab Roasters

New Rochelle, NY

New Rochelle consistently boasts Michelin star restaurants. Foodies will travel here from around the county to experience their top-rated cuisine. With its convenient location, you’ll always be within reach to a mix of options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Here are some of the top spots:


Maria Restaurant

Pop’s Espresso Bar

Modern Restaurant & Lounge

The Wooden Spoon

Traditional Bagel Cafe

Dobbs Ferry, NY

This quaint Rivertown packs a lot of punch into a small village with a diverse mix of restaurants, including some that are Michelin star rated. Below are some of the top choices loved by residents and even those in neighboring towns. 

The Cookery

Hudson Social


The Parlor

Sushi Niji

Climbing Wolf Coffee & Beer

Port Chester, NY

Port Chester has become one of the top towns to enjoy a mix of cuisines. Its convenient location allows residents of both Westchester and Fairfield County to enjoy the flavors that this town has to offer. From traditional seafood offerings to ethnic culinary experiences, you’ll never run tired of the food options within Port Chester. Explore some of the top restaurants below:

Eugene’s Diner & Bar


Bar taco

Sam’s Bar & Grill

Taco Shack

Salsa Picante

Aqui Es Santa Fe

Saltaire Oyster Bar and Fish House

Greenwich, CT

Known for its sophisticated lifestyle and shopping, Greenwich’s elegance also extends to its cuisine. You’ll find some of the hottest new restaurants along “The Avenue” in Greenwich Proper and local favorites within the neighborhoods of Cos Cob, Old Greenwich and Riverside. All together these offerings create a well-rounded selection of restaurants for residents to enjoy. Below are some of the most widely visited: 

Ada’s Kitchen

Elm Street Oyster House


South Bay

The Granola Bar
Il Pastaficio

Sweet Pea’s Baking Company

The Cottage

Le Fat Poodle

Le Penguin

Stamford, CT

Stamford combines the vibrance of a city with the green space you seek in a suburb. The cuisine here also does not disappoint. In downtown you’ll find many go-to spots for residents to enjoy brunch, lunch during work, and happy hour activities. Whatever you’re in the mood for, Stamford will have it. Below are some of the best spots to try:


The Wheel

Barcelona Wine Bar

Bedford Thai

Chico’s Cocina

Cafe Silvium

Colony Grill

Flinders Lane
Madonia Restaurant & Bar

Other Restaurants Worth Mentioning

Living in the NYC suburbs allows you easy access to neighboring towns and top-rated restaurants. Beyond the towns listed above, here are restaurants throughout the counties that are worth trying:

Westchester County NY

Southern Table in Pleasantville

Boro6 Wine Bar in Hastings

L’Inizio’s in Ardsley

RaaSa in Elmsford

MP Taverna in Irvington
X2O on the Hudson in Yonkers
Burrata in Eastchester

Copper House in West Harrison

OKO in Rye

The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-George

The Whitlock in Katonah

Badageoni Georgian Kitchen in Mount Kisco

Purdy’s Farmer & the Fish in North Salem

Fairfield County CT

The Goose in Darien

Burger Shakes and Fries in Darien

Rosie in New Canaan

South End in New Canaan

Rowayton Seafood in Norwalk

Knot Norms in Norwalk

Via Sforza in Westport

Grammie’s in Westport

Walrus Alley in Westport

The Chelsea in Fairfield

Gruel Britannia in Fairfield

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Brittany & Christa

As former city dwellers, we appreciate the qualities that make city lifestyle so unique, from the convenience of walking to your favorite restaurant or corner store to the vast and diverse cultural and entertainment activities. But we’ve also experienced the challenges and frustrations that are motivating you to seek change. During our transition from the city to the suburbs, we had the same thoughts, concerns and questions, prompting us to create a better way to navigate the suburban home buying journey for others.