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Alvin & Friends

14 Memorial Hwy, New Rochelle, NY 10801-6308
+1 914-654-6549
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“oxtail” (13 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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14 Memorial Hwy, New Rochelle, NY 10801-6308
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good Caribbean dishes- I had the tostoanes/ shrimp appetizer and the snapper, others had the grits and seafood pasta. Alvin came over to check on us. Prices fair and easy seating for a weeknight

Thank welchr1
Reviewed 20 August 2017

My husband and I had dinner here tonight. My husband had the Oxtails and I had the fish of the day (snapper). The food was delicious. The ambiance was classy, art on the wall was beautiful. There was a live band playing to add to...More

Thank Diamondtwin2
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I recently had my birthday brunch at Alvin and Friends. The food was good. The jazz trio was outstanding. My family and I truly enjoyed it.

Thank MLF37
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I recently had dinner at Alvin & Friends. The cocktails were great. One of us had the rum punch and I had a pomegranate martini. We also tried two kinds of chicken wings -- the rum punch ones are sweet and tender, the jerk ones...More

Thank NYNYGIraffe
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We arrived in New Rochelle on a Sunday evening in July with our two teeanagers, on the first leg of a weeklong college-visit tour, and happened upon this gem several blocks from our hotel. The rest of downtown seemed pretty buttoned up for the evening,...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I visited Alvin & Friends with friends and the ambiance was great. There was Caribbean music and the service was good. The food was good for the most part but my meal wasn't over the top. I had the duck breast and it was well...More

Thank Dean156
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

In short, great food, great drinks, great atmosphere and great decor. Met the owner who greets all of his customers which is something you never really see. This is a place to visit and I will definitely visit again!!

1  Thank blakkinese
AlvinandFriends, Owner at Alvin & Friends, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Thanks for the great review -- we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Awesome place and food. I got to meet Alvin himself. He checked up on us to see how we were doing and then again to ask out opinion of the food. Nice guy.

Thank kecial2016
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A happy place to come! Good/interesting food; great atmosphere; courteous service; and good music some evenings. Very much Alvin's place and well done, Alvin!

Thank furslands
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner with my friends there on Saturday..it was my first time..I loved the decor, they had a band there that was pretty good...service was good ..food was very good...wine selection was good...overhaul, a great experience....will recommended and will go there again

Thank corinne l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$35
Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Memorial Hwy, New Rochelle, NY 10801-6308
    (Huguenot and Main)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  New Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +1 914-654-6549
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Described by The New York Times as "a darling of downtown New Rochelle," Alvin & Friends- selected by Open Table users for a 2015 Diner's Choice award and winner of a 2015 Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor -- serves contemporary cuisine with Southern and Caribbean flavors and offers live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights as well as a jazz brunch on Sundays.
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