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The Cookery

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39 Chestnut St, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522-1623
+1 914-305-2336
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 15:30
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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New York
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

i don't understand what people like about the dark rundown place. The food is weird, and the portions are very small. it's so over priced. There are better places to go then this.

Thank Cdalisera10
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You better be hungry. The food is rich and filling and delicious. Chef and staff put out a consistently good food in every season. You can rely on Cookery classics like Cauliflower ravioli and pork Osso Bucco to be perfect every time and yo can look forward to see what's on the specials board. Chef will showcase local seasonal ingredients... More 

Thank Joanie D
New York City, New York
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

You will not be disappointed...be it for a drink at the bar and a nibble from their creative menu, or a full blown indulgent meal. Chef David truly has a flare for creating dishes and executing them beautifully. Always give their specials a look over and try to order at least one. Delicious! Cool vibe. Call for reservations if you... More 

Thank 961sarahc
Ossining, New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing-we were blown away-sixteen of us -excellent food -innovative and high quality-we had a lot of NYC people in our group and they gave it 5 stars!!-pig was soooo good!!

Thank S L
South Salem, New York
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The food was unusual - in a very good way! We were there for Sunday brunch with a group celebrating a family member's birthday. I tried the buttery salty potatoes with parmigiano, slovenian fleur del sel .. wow, and I was sold on the chef's creativity and sense of the tasty. I wouldn't select the Cookery for quiet conversation. It's... More 

Thank Eaglerock144
Villa Park, California
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

So good I had to taste everyone's dish. Loved it all. Roasted chicken. Rib Eye Steak. Branzino. Even the bread and butter was fantastic. Loved the Lamb Bolenaise. Comfortable, homey atmosphere. Excellent service. Waiter was attentive and knew the menu.

Thank Barbara S
White Plains, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife during restaurant week and we both enjoyed our meals. She had the lasagna and I had the pasta special. Their almond desert was awesome.

Thank jpw198
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144 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The chef is wickedly brilliant and super creative! I've eaten here about 3x, usually go home very satisfied. That being said, a lot of pig parts on the RW menu. For someone who doesn't eat much red meat, it leaves a lot to be desired!

Thank a9zn
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I love alot of dishes at the cookery, but my fav is bone marrow pasta, also they make the best octopus. It's trendy &a cool atmosphere. David Dubari is an excellent chef and is well known for his interesting dishes. I am never unhappy with a meal at The Cookery!

Thank heelsonthego
New York
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The menu has a good steady amount of choices and the daily board adds variety to it. the homemade pastas are superb. I love the Osso bucco as my favorite go to meal regular choice with a nice glass or two of red wine. The salted potatoes are a good side but the salt may scare you away. The only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Chestnut St, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522-1623
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Dobbs Ferry
  • Phone Number: +1 914-305-2336

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?