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Alvin & Friends

14 Memorial Hwy, New Rochelle, NY 10801-6308
+1 914-654-6549
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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14 Memorial Hwy, New Rochelle, NY 10801-6308
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had Sunday brunch here and the experience was excellent. The Jazz band's play adds to the overall atmosphere on top of the satisfying food, drink, and ambiance. We go a bit late to avoid the crowd, and find easy parking spaces across the street....More

Thank Henry C
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Loved this place from the start. Upon arrival we were graciously met and given the choice of seating. The dining rooms are lined with art that was done by Alvin and definitely reminds me of art that would be seen in Savannah. The cuisine was...More

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Went here to celebrate my moms birthday with a large group, ordered avariety of dishes, some ok, some a disappointment, fried chicken very bland and not well done, service was very slow, however nice quaint ambiance. Was expecting so much more.

Thank SFrazer
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I've been to Alvin & Friends twice. Great space, vibe, and menu. The drinks are great. If you can go on day with live music, go! People have written about the items running out on the menu. Yes...if you have your heart set on something,...More

1  Thank Larry A
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We always have a good time at Alvin and friends. We celebrated NYE’s there and I had a funky good time! The only reason I didn’t give them 5 stars is because the service has become lack luster. Several times I had to send my...More

Thank Tanisha B
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

First off, in general we are big fans of Alvins (and especially Alvin himself - the owner) but are really growing frustrated at the inconsistency at times (primarily service related). The food has always been good (borderline great). Only major food related complaint is that...More

1  Thank PokerPro123
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The Food here at Alvin’s is top notch! I am in love with this place. My favorites include The grilled shrimp ceviche over tostones (So good!) Alvin’s offers vegan dishes which are plenty flavorful ! Please Please Please do not leave here without tasting the...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I really wanted to give this place a rave review because the owner is extremely friendly and the space is great. However, the waiter we had was absent-minded and not attentive at all. We waited over an hour for our food, which we all believed...More

1  Thank Nana B
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Alvin’s artwork, the layout and the live jazz provide a great ambiance, and Alvin himself is very charming. This is my fourth time dining here, and unfortunately the service and the food disappoint. All the dishes I had tonight were well intentioned, but bland. I...More

1  Thank Stephen P
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for down home Southern cooking with a Caribbean's flair this is the place to go. The owner, Alvin is a very friendly hospitable gentleman who goes out of his way to make sure you enjoy your meal. Great fried chicken, Caribbean specialties...More

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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, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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