Craving a Southern-inspired meal with a bit of modern flair? Look no further than Freebird Kitchen and Bar, located at 161 Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains.
Southern hospitality and “locally sourced, carefully curated American food and drinks with a Southern flair” are exactly what you’ll find at the local staple, which opened in 2017.
On the menu, you’ll find everything from Southern classics like chicken and waffles and shrimp and grits to more sophisticated dishes like seared duck breast, braised beef short ribs and asparagus risotto.
Appetizers consist of mainly fried and traditional Southern comfort foods like burnt ends chili, brisket disco fries, fried green tomatoes and shrimp mac n’ cheese.
Southern flair also shines through the restaurant’s side options, which include mashed potatoes, butternut squash, cheesy grits, roasted Brussels sprouts and sautéed spinach.
In addition to serving dinner, Freebird is known for its savory lunch and brunch options. Enjoy hearty classics like chicken and gravy, PB&J French toast, buttermilk pancakes, crab cake Benedict and more.
Don’t conclude your meal at the eatery without visiting its rooftop bar, which many consider to be among the best in the area. The restaurant also hosts frequent live music shows, making it the perfect destination for your next summer night out.
Freebird Kitchen and Bar has earned an above average rating of 3.5/5 stars on Yelp and a near-perfect Facebook rating of 4.5/5 stars, with guests leaving plenty of positive feedback about service, food quality and portion size.
“The staff were welcoming and accommodating. Food was great, huge portions. Waitress paid for our froze and answered all of my questions about wheelchair access. Very inclusive, warm vibe there,” wrote Heather W. in a June 21. Facebook review.
Freebird Kitchen and Bar is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 11:45 a.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, visit the restaurant’s Facebook page.
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