There are a number of nice restaurants in the immediate vacinity of the Watson Research Center, though with a very heavy Italian bias. We recommend the following:

  • Tramonto's (Italian), 27 Saw Mill River Rd., Hawthorne. (914)347-8220
  • Tino's Italian Steak House, 101 Old Saw Mill River Rd., Hawthorne. (914)769-7236
  • Bel Parese (Italian), 408 Elwood Ave., Hawthorne. (914)741-6520
  • C.C. Bella's Italian Restaurant, 15 Commerce St., Hawthorne. (914)769-3725
  • Ichi Riki (Best sushi around, plus other traditional Japanese dishes, served by women in kimonos. Their "bento" specials are tasty and resonably priced, offering a selection of Japanese tastes), 1 East Main Street, Elmsford. (914)592-2220
  • Malabar Hill (A favorite for lunch parties, offering an inexpensive Indian buffet with lots of choices and flavors, including their own exotic rice pudding dessert), 145 East Main Street, Elmsford. (914)347-7890
  • Executive Diner (A wide variety of offerings from sandwiches and all-day breakfast to complete dinners. The food is wholesome, plentiful and moderately priced), 26 Saw Mill River Rd., Hawthorne. (914)592-5415
  • Oriental Diner (Chinese-Japanese: surprisingly good), 58 Saw Mill River Rd., Hawthorne. (914)769-0038
  • Applebee's, 20 Saw Mill River Rd., Hawthorne. (914)345-1555