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Alvin & Friends

14 Memorial Hwy, New Rochelle, NY 10801-6308
+1 914-654-6549
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“fried chicken” (25 reviews)
“oxtail” (14 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

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

Thank Stephen P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 28 November 2017

POORLY DONE BUFFET FOR $50.00 INEXPERIENCED STAFF.Not prepared for a buffet. Ran out of plates, turkeys, stuffing, gravy. Ham was dried out, server did'nt know the difference between white meat and dark meat fried chicken. There were 9 empty tables next to where we were...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Alvin is the owner who walks around speaking to people at the various tables to make sure everything is good. The food was delicious but slightly more expensive than most restaurants in the area.

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Southern comfort food at its best. Highly recommend southern fried chicken and Mac and cheese. Service and staff made the visit enjoyable. A must do.

Thank Francine H
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoy sitting at the bar to take in the art work, live music, and my favorite dish, the vegetarian farrow bowl. It’s hearty, delicious, and more than a generous portion. Always a good meal and good time.

Thank GWyc53
Reviewed 31 October 2017

10/29/17 - My husband and I tried this restaurant Sunday early evening and these are my thoughts. The restaurant was "classy", the décor was crisp and clean with paintings on the wall that were done by its owner, the service very attentive (some times too...More

Thank Westchester NY T
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Great place for dinner. Very friendly staff and owner came to greet us as well. On weekend they have live music it's a nice touch. Soul food specials which I enjoyed especially bringing people from Europe that never tasted this cuisine. Some dishes were too...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 5 October 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
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
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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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