Bridge View Tavern, 226 Beekman Avenue, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591, 914-332-0078. At least 15 beers on tap with an emphasis on craft and regional brews, including the local Captain Lawrence. Order up a beer flight to sample the best on tap. The seasonal outdoor beer garden features a completely different set of draft beers as well as a special menu.
Captain Lawrence Brewing Company, 444 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford, NY 10523, 914-741-BEER (2337). You’ll find Captain Lawrence on tap in many local restaurants. Stop by the brewery’s tasting room to sample your favorite, or some of the experimental beers available nowhere else. Trivia and bingo nights, live music. Open Wednesday through Sunday.
Demeter’s Tavern & Sportsbar, 51 Old White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591, 914-631-9679. Several beers on tap, plus pub food and sports channels running on 16 big-screen TVs. Bonus–ample USB charging ports for phones!
Equus, 400 Benedict Avenue, Tarrytown, 914-631-3646. Appropriate attire is required for the cocktails and fine wine at Equus. It is a castle, after all!
Guadalajara, 2 Union Street, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510, 914-944-4380. Popular Mexican restaurant with potent margaritas, lunch and dinner 7 days. While you can get classic TexMex fare here, explore the menu for seasonal produce and seafood. A short drive up Broadway from Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Kitchen is open late in October!
Horsefeathers, 94 North Broadway, Tarrytown, 914-631-6606. This local gathering spot has an extensive list of bottled beer and sidewalk seating in season.
J. P. Doyle’s Restaurant & Public House, 48 Beekman Avenue, Sleepy Hollow, 914-631-3015. Bottled and draft beer at this Irish pub in Sleepy Hollow’s business district, plus sports channels on 12 high-definition TVs. There’s an outdoor beer garden in warmer weather, often with live music. Lunch and dinner.
Set Back Inn, 33 Main Street, Tarrytown, 914-631-9740. A local institution since 1959. Several beers on tap and dozens more in bottles. Pool and darts, live music. But be aware–it’s cash only at this watering hole.
Sing Sing Kill Brewery, 75-77 Spring Street, Ossining, NY 10562, 914-502-0578. The family-friendly taproom features SSKB’s own brews as well as Hudson Valley ciders and Belgian-style beer from Tarrytown’s Duncan’s Abbey. Open Wednesday through Sunday.
The Tapp, 17 North Broadway, Tarrytown, 914-418-5454. Craft beers on tap. Lunch and dinner, kitchen open til 10 pm. Weekdays, bar is open to midnight, Friday and Saturday to 2 am. Trivia and comedy nights, live music.