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Crabtree's Kittle House Restaurant & Inn

11 Kittle Rd, Chappaqua, NY 10514-1806
+1 914-666-8044
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (39 reviews)
“venison” (7 reviews)
“oysters” (11 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
11 Kittle Rd, Chappaqua, NY 10514-1806
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was, in the day, a tremendous treat. A beautiful venue with great service and food. Unfortunately,all that remains is a decent venue. Although the food is fair, the service has declined markedly with surly waiters and slow delivery. With the price they command, I...More

1  Thank robertfmurphy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently had a wedding at Kittle House. This place has a lot of charm. The food is good. However, the service is too slow. We had to ask for coffee a couple of times and never got it. The floor in the bar area...More

Thank LinLinWestchester
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Went to the Kittle House for dinner tonight. It was Restaurant Week and I wasn't expecting much for a fixed price menu (although all me previous experiences here had been fine). I was pleasantly surprised and certainly got my money's worth (probably more). Lobster bisque...More

1  Thank 913robertf
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Kittle House is a consistently great restaurant, with artfully prepared seasonal selections and an expansive wine list. The service is top-notch and the country setting is delightful.

Thank IraOzer
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is simply an outstanding restaurant. Ambience & service excellent. Wine list & cellar awesome. The food was outstanding. This place has a long tradition of excellence which is being well maintained.

Thank O2555VVmichaels
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had a family birthday party with each person paying for their own brunch. We had a private room with waitstaff that keep the mimosas going! The food was never ending! It was delicious! It was a great economical way to have a family birthday...More

1  Thank Therese D
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Got lucky with October weather and the ceremony was outside. Also hors d'ouevres served al fresco which was fun. Food prepared and presented beautifully. Staff was plentiful and attentive.

Thank CWnut
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This was my second dinner at the Kittle House. The food is very good and the wait staff could not have been more attentive. However the real plus is the building and setting. The converted farmhouse is located in a semi-rural residential area but you...More

Thank 3Bean3
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Dined at Kittle House in the summer of 2017. We were all pleased with the food, service and ambiance in the Pub Room. We returned in October 2017 for dinner in the dining room. Significant difference from our first visit - both of us who...More

Thank mrbear
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Came here with mil. Who wanted my daughter to "experience " a quality restaurant. We went for brunch. Pretty home tucked away with valet parking, we were sat in the dinning room and offered a cocktail. The staff was always attentive with refill of water....More

Thank Mishy119
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$50
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Kittle Rd, Chappaqua, NY 10514-1806
    (Route 117 and Kittle Road)
  • Public Transportation: Harlem Line Metro North from Grand Central to either the Chappaqua or Mt. Kisco Stations. Five minute taxi ride - taxi's available at both stations.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Chappaqua
  • Phone Number: +1 914-666-8044
  • E-mail
Description
In its history that spans more than 200 years, the Kittle House's timber frame has held many things: a guesthouse, prohibition-era roadhouse, school, inn, and restaurant. The stately Kittle House began humbly in 1790 as a barn on Ivy Hill Farm. The Kittle family named the eponymous barn in the 1880s, when they took over the farm and renamed the future restaurant and inn The Kittle Barn and Carriage House. In 1890, Moses Taylor V purchased the farm and surrounding 500 acres to raise his prize cattle, renaming it Annandale Farm. Following Taylor's death in 1928, the Kittle House began to develop its livelier reputation as a roadhouse. In 1931 the Kittle House took on a primmer role as the Noble School for Girls. Unsuccessful, the school closed after five years, and thus the Kittle House tradition as a restaurant and inn began. Lawrence Farms EastIn 1931 The Kittle House thrived as The Lawrence Farms Inn. The Westchester Playhouse, located on the adjacent property of what is now the Mt. Kisco Country Club, was in its prime. The birthplace of many illustrious careers, the Inn often played host to famous, and soon-to-be-famous, actors, including a young Henry Fonda, Margaret Sullavan and Talullah Bankhead. In 1949 the Inn was sold to William Carlson, who shortened the name to "The Kittle House." Since 1981, the Kittle House has been owned and operated by the Crabtree family, who has returned the House to its former glory through extensive renovations and enhancements, including the beautification of the grounds, the expansion of the Atrium Dining Room, and the transformation of the former stables into an award-winning wine cellar. The most recent and exciting changes at Crabtree's Kittle House include a striking redesign by Christan P. Arkay-Leliever of KMS Team. With a mindful use of ecological materials and thoughtful attention to detail, the House exudes a quiet elegance, befitting its charmed past.
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