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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” (10 reviews)
“oxtail” (12 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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14 Memorial Hwy, New Rochelle, NY 10801-6308
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 24 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
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Went to Alvin & Friends as a treat to myself. The wait staff (Raul Cortez) was extremely helpful. I saw the place online and just had to see if it lived up to its webpage. It surpassed my expectations. Alvin the owner was there and...More

1  Thank Keith M
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is a great restaurant and a nice change from the standard fare - Caribbean and Southern dishes - all well prepared and tasty. Alvin makes a point of visiting every table - a very nice touch.

Thank NYMark1
Reviewed 12 April 2017

After a long night of celebrating the Bride to Be, we continued with a Bridal Party Brunch. The restaurant is very spacious and gives a down home southern feel. There's beautiful artwork adorning the walls. The food was pretty good. I ordered the sauteed cat...More

Thank jeannitab
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We had sunday brunch this past weekend with two of our very good friends , and what a great time we had. The food and drinks were amazing , not to mention desert . The owner welcomed us when we came into restaurant, then came...More

Thank Carol M
AlvinandFriends, Owner at Alvin & Friends, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

So glad you enjoyed our Sunday Jazz Brunch!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 35
Drinks, Dinner, 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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
  • 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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