Voted Best French Restaurant 2011
La Panetière Restaurant has
perfected the gourmet experience of Provence with the best
local ingredients, refined and elegant French cuisine, freshly
made breads and pastries and the quintessential wine cellar.
Join us for a casual prix fixe
$32 lunch, a la carte meals or for an eventful $82 Tasting
Menu and enjoy a unique dining experience without traveling
to South of France... or choose from our calendar of specials
events such as Wine Tasting Dinners, Holiday Menus and more,
to taste our renowned French cuisine.
The restaurant also offers Banquet Facilities
and On and Off-Site Catering for special parties.
2009/10: FOOD 27/30
DÉCOR 27/30 – SERVICE 27/30
La Panetière, located in lower Westchester County,
was opened in 1985. The structure of the building dates back
to the 1800's and was the home of a ship builder.
The restaurant's ambiance and decor focuses
entirely on "Provence": this part of the world thought
after for its typical folklore. Therefore you will notice
that from furniture to china to terra cotta to santons all
come from this area epitomized by a "Panetière"
(the bread cabinet) symbolizing a warm house welcome.
The cuisine is contemporary french, and the
dishes change with the season reflecting upon products purchased
from market-gardeners, fishermen, free-range poultry farmers,
and other purveyors who deserve the respect of their authentic
The dining room on the first floor is separated
by hand-painted fresco arches, supported by original beams,
and furnished with a working buffet, paintings, and tapestries
giving it the feel of an Auberge.
The second floor dining
room has been built with a greenhouse effect, giving it a
feeling of open spaciousness. This room is mostly used for
private parties and can accommodate up to 50 persons. There
is also on the same floor a smaller private room that can
accommodate up to 16 persons.