Exploring Dobbs Ferry, NY

Exploring Dobbs Ferry, NY
Hudson Social in Dobbs Ferry

Exploring Dobbs Ferry, NY

The Rivertowns are a joy to discover in Westchester. From Hastings-on-Hudson to Irvington to Dobbs Ferry, you’ll find something to do and explore. Families will love exploring this village with access to nature with nearby hikes, as well as incredible shops and restaurants. Below, we are sharing some of our favorite places in Dobbs Ferry to spend a day, or a long weekend.

Psst…want to explore more of Westchester? Check out our favorite places when Exploring Pleasantville, NY

Dobbs Ferry Food/Drinks

Sweet and Savory

Find a range of quick and healthy bite options at Sweet and Savory. This includes burgers, salads, zoodles, burritos, and breakfast options. Additionally, they offer fresh juices and smoothies.  63 Main St, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522.

Hudson Social

Located in the Dobbs Ferry train, this cozy and welcoming American bistro is perfect for a quick bite or a meeting. Here, you will find baked goods, coffee, and fresh juices, as well as outdoor seating and a bar. 11 Station Plaza, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522.

Dobbs Diner

Enjoy a little bit of everything at this classic American and Greek diner. Find breakfast options, pasta, burgers, and more. 434 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522.


Enjoy date night at the cozy bistro, Harper’s. Here, you will find a range of appetizers, main courses, and sides. Stand-out options include brussel sprout leaves, oysters, and monkfish stew. Additionally, they have brunch with yummy options like French toast, buttermilk biscuits, poached eggs, and more. They also have live music on various days. 92 Main St, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522.

The Cookery

Enjoy delicious bites from this popular Italian gastropub. This includes soulful Italian cooking specialities from chef/owner David DiBari. Stand-out options include heirloom meatballs, pork osso buco, market steak, and much more. Additionally, they host specialty suckling pig dinners that are a Westchester must-try! 39 Chestnut St, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522.

Climbing Wolf

Find a fusion of beer and coffee at Climbing Wolf. Here, you can get whole bean coffee, loose tea, and beer for pick-up. 78 Main Street Dobbs Ferry NY, 10522.

Things to Do

Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park

Enjoy access to nature all year long in Dobbs Ferry. This includes access to 41 miles of trails. Here, you and your family can enjoy hiking, biking, and more. The trail goes beyond Dobbs Ferry where you can enjoy numerous attractions along the way. This includes The Croton Dam, The Keepers Bridge, The Ossining Weird, Lenoir Preserve, and much more. This location is prime for leaf peeping where you and your family can view peak foliage the 2nd and 3rd week of October.

St. Cabrini Novitiate

Throughout Westchester you’ll find numerous old homes and mansions from yesteryear. This includes, the now ruined St. Cabrini Novitiate, which lies on the property of a nursing home. Visitors are permitted to view the former castle, which is now in ruins and covered in weeds. However, it is incredible to view the old structure that is believed to have been built in the 1900s. 115 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522.

Dobbs Ferry Library

This library offers a range of things to do for kids, teens, and adults. In addition to books, kids can enjoy a range of events. This includes toddler yoga, dungeons and dragons, crafts, LEGOs, and much more. 55 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522.

Gould Park Playground

This immersive playground was recently re-modeled and includes a range of activity options. Here, you will find swings, climbing equipment, hammocks, nature play, and more. Focused on play for ages 5-12, kids will also find activities for sensory play and access to nature. Gould Park, Ashford Ave & Washington Ave, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522, USA



This cool co-working and community center hosts several events throughout the year. This includes a range of options for members and non-members, such as pilates; yoga; women’s circles; and more. 145 Palisade Street, Suite 200 HudCo, Dobbs Ferry, New York 10522


Cocoa Tree Chocolates

Enjoy handmade and hand-painted chocolate truffles from Cocoa Tree Chocolates. Find a range of creative flavors from this small-batch maker, such as chai, peanut butter crunch, dark orange, and more. 25 Cedar Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

Bloomy Cheese & Provisions

This shop is a must for cheese lovers. Find a curated selection of high-end cheese, gift boxes, home goods, and more. 3 Cedar St, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

Hi There!

Find fun gifting items at Hi There! This includes crafts, games, toys, and much more. 7 Cedar Street, Dobbs Ferry NY 10522.

Rivertown General

Opened in 2020, this store is ode to the old-fashioned general store where you find quality and useful goods. This includes a range of artisan goods, such as clothing, jewelry, home goods, gifts, and much more. 105 Main St, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522.

Picture Book

Find an assortment of books at Picture Book. Located at HudCo, they house a curated collection of art, children’s books, and books for adults. 145 Palisade Street, Suite 200 HudCo, Dobbs Ferry, New York 10522.