Former Station Restaurants

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Former Station Restaurants

Postby Jeff Smith » Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:12 am Hawthorne's train station restaurant is under new ownership

Somewhere in NYS Railfan we have a topic on trackside bars and eateries. I thought I'd start one on former station buildings now in use as restaurants. This article kind of got me thinking about where restaurants are/were or should be.

No mention of Mamaroneck and Modern on the Rails, which I've been to and like. I also ate at its predecessor, The Club Car. Any other ideas? Pelham? Harrison? Cuz Cob? :wink:

What had been The Station Cafe & Grill in the Hawthorne Metro-North Railroad station has been taken over by Wood & Fire, the restaurant group behind Pleasantville's Southern Table and Wood & Fire.
The Station House in Port Chester has closed and, according to owner Michael Janetta, is in the midst of a "repositioning." Same with its adjacent restaurant, Village Beer Garden.

Ardsley-based Riviera Bakehouse, meanwhile, is still on target to go into the Tarrytown train station though there's no exact timetable. Owner Liv Hansen is hoping for the summer but said it could be the fall or winter.
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Re: Former Station Restaurants

Postby CarterB » Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:28 pm

Valhalla Crossing, Valhalla NY
Club Car, Mamaroneck NY
Peppino's, Katonah
Hastings Station, Hastings on Hudson NY
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Re: Former Station Restaurants

Postby Ridgefielder » Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:40 pm

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Re: Former Station Restaurants

Postby GirlOnTheTrain » Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:10 pm

Never one to ignore the red-headed stepchild branch: Naugatuck is now home to "The Station" (

My favorite though, is Plan B in the old Simsbury station on the Canal line, but that's not MNRR related :P
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