If you’re not celebrating Christmas, these 31 Rockland, Westchester restaurants are open

If you’re not celebrating Christmas, these 31 Rockland, Westchester restaurants are open

As much as Christmas Day is synonymous with family, faith and a big dinner, for those who don’t celebrate, it’s also synonymous with Chinese food. Last year, many Asian restaurants were so inundated with orders, they stopped taking them. So, to avoid any “hangry” crankiness among members of your family, many restaurant owners suggest ordering early. You should also call first to double-check hours though all will open Dec. 25.


Best Wok, Pearl River: This neighborhood spot features the usual Chinese fare — think sesame chicken, beef and broccoli, teriyaki chicken and wonton soup. 20 E. Central Ave., 845-735-0663, best-wok-pearl-river.edan.io 

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Fortune Garden, Nanuet: Moo shu chicken, sweet and sour pork, beef with snow peas and more make up this comprehensive menu. 179 W. Route 59, Nanuet, 845-623-0058, fortunegardennanuet.com

Golden Dragon, Nanuet: It’s easy to order online at this Nanuet spot where you’ll find all of the classics including roast pork lo mein, vegetable egg foo young, sesame shrimp, and more. 98 Route 59, Nanuet, 845-624-3663, thegoldendragonny.com

Jade Bistro, Suffern: Peking duck, shrimp teriyaki, sushi and noodles soups are among the menu choices. 25 Lafayette Ave., 845-368-0011, jadebistrotogo.com

King and I, Nyack: Get your Thai fix with steamed pork bun, Bangkok duck and Pad Thai, among the many other options. 93 Main St., 845-358-8588, kingandinyack.com 

Little Vietnam Bar & Grill, Upper Nyack: Vietnamese specialties like pho, Banh Mi, beef skewers, and sugarcane shrimp are among the items at this family-run restaurant. 327 N. Highland Ave., 845-358-4628, littlevietnamnyack.com

No 1 Chinese Kitchen, New City: Sweet and sour pork, spare ribs, egg drop soup and a large variety of other Chinese classics make up the extensive menu where it’s strongly advised to call ahead least a half hour to an hour before you want your food. 60 N. Main St., 845-634-7702, newcityno1chinesekitchen.com

Raku Sushi, Nyack: Those craving sushi and sashimi will find an extensive list of options, all of which are artfully prepared and presented. 138 Main St., 845-358-3222, rakusushiny.com

Thai Garden, Orangeburg: Satay, dumplings, duck salad, pad Thai and more make up the menu at this family-owned Thai restaurant, a Rockland staple since 2008. 303 Route 303, 845-680-6437, thethaigarden.com

Overseas Asian Bistro, Airmont: Sushi, crispy tempura and a long list of soups are among the Chinese and Japanese dishes. 109 Route 59, 845-368-2888, overseassuffern.com  

Panda Garden, Nyack: Expect a medley of classics such as Kung Pao chicken, mango shrimp, sesame bean curd and lo mein. 144 Main St., 845-353-8388, pandagardennyack.com

Shen Wang, New City: Choices include lots of lo mein and vegetable dishes along with a host of traditional dishes. 48 Germonds Road, 845-623-8726, shenwangnewcity.com


Aberdeen Seafood & Dim Sum, White Plains: Besides customary Asian dishes such as beef with broccoli and moo shu chicken, the repertoire at this popular spot also encompasses more exotic fare including sautéed yam noodles with sha cha sauce, assorted seafood in a bird’s nest, squid with pickled vegetables, twice-cooked pork with cabbage, jellyfish with preserved egg and salt-baked shrimp with squid. 3 Barker Ave., White Plains, 914-288-0188, aberdeenwhiteplains.com

CHIGO Chinese, Hawthorne: Expect local and organic Chinese cuisine featuring hormone-free chicken, pasture-raised pork, grass-fed beef, wild-caught fish, Chinatown noodles, and organic vegetables with no MSG at this eatery, which specializes in to-go orders (CHIGO stands for “Chinese to go”) as well as dine-in seating for 36. 58 Saw Mill River Road, 914-495-3323, eatchigo.com

China Garden, Rye: There’s an extensive vegetarian menu here as well as gluten-free upon request. Diners will also find lots of pad Thai, lo mein and chow mein choices. 20 Purdy Ave., 914-921-1054, chinagarden-rye.com

David Chen’s Chinese Restaurant, Armonk: Catonese, Shanghai-style and other traditional classics are on the menu, along with a variety of healthy steamed options. 85 Old Mount Kisco Road, 914-273-6767, davidchens.com

East Bamboo, Eastchester: Pan-fried noodles, Pad Thai and a host of lo meins are part of this restaurant’s repertoire. 17 Mill Road, 914-395-1792, heroonlineorder.com/eastbamboo

Emperor Garden, Mohegan Lake: Japanese and Chinese dishes such as sushi, Thai curry and chicken with cashew nuts are a sampling of what you’ll find on the menu. 3161 E. Main St., Mohegan Lake, 914-528-5588, newemperorgarden.com

Family Kitchen, Yonkers: Moo Shu Pork, shredded beef, chicken with string beans and other Chinese favorites are among the menu choices as are a large variety of vegetable dishes. 14 Main St., 914-969-1988, familykitchenyonkers.com

Golden Wok, Ardsley: Takeout is available all day with dine-in from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The restaurant has a gluten-free menu as well as a wide variety of classic Chinese entrees. 875 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, 914-693-2110, facebook.com/goldenwokcafe

Hunan Larchmont, Larchmont: This casual Chinese spot serves up standard dishes such as chicken with broccoli, pepper steak, crispy duck and more. 1961 Palmer Ave., Larchmont, 914-833-0400, hunanlarchmont.com

Hunan Village II, Hartsdale: Dim sum and more can be found at this popular neighborhood place, known for its fresh fish, seafood and veggies. 222 E Hartsdale Ave., Hartsdale, 914-472-3838, hunanvillage2.com

Miyabi Asian Bistro, Pleasantville: Lots of sushi, Chinese and Japanese options at this Pan-Asian restaurant. 25 Wheeler Ave., Pleasantville, 914-769-8811, miyabiasianbistro.com

Mr. Chen’s, Scarsdale, Mamaroneck: Soup dumplings are the big draw at Mr. Chen’s, but you’ll also find authentic cuisine that spans various Asian cities, including Taipei and Shanghai. Expect everything from Taiwanese beef noodle soup to braised pork belly (from Mister Chen’s old family recipe) to Kung Pao chicken. 265 Mamaroneck Ave., Mamaroneck, 914-777-1212, misterchenny.com or 102 Garth Road, 914-874-5581, misterchenexp.com

New Hing Fat, Mount Vernon: The list of lo meins is long and varied as is its chop suey and fried rice selection. The vast menu means you’ll find a host of Chinese dishes to fill any craving. 192 Gramatan Ave., Mount Vernon, 914-664-2895, newhingfat.com

O Mandarin, Hartsdale: Should you want to dine in, owner Peter Liu suggests making reservations ahead of time. Peking duck will be on the menu (dine-in service only); otherwise choose from a highly curated sampling of cuisine that runs the gamut from Mandarin-style dim sum to soup dumplings and flour pancakes. 361 N. Central Ave., Hartsdale; 914-437-9168, omandarin.com

Oishii Bistro, Mount Kisco: Sushi pizza, ahi tuna, sautéed bok choy and chicken teriyaki are among some of the dishes you’ll find at this jazzy spot where they also have great cocktails. 69 S. Moger Ave., 914-666-2348, oishiiasianfusion.com

Peking City, Katonah: Traditional Chinese food from wontons to lo mein, seafood and meat dishes. 138 Bedford Road, Katonah. 914-232-2368, pekingcity138.com

Seven Woks, Scarsdale: Classic Chinese fare with hefty portions, fast service and  lots of loyal fans. 1124 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, 914-472-4774, sevenwoksny.com

Top Hibachi, Baldwin Place: Any craving you have for Asian food can be satisfied with the restaurant’s wide variety of sushi, noodle soups, teriyaki and wok-style dishes. 80 Route 6, 914-628-8899, tophibachiny.com

Wild Ginger, Bronxville: Take your pick among Thai, Chinese and Vietnamese dishes as well as sushi. 10 Park Place, Bronxville, 914-337-2198, wildgingerbronxvilleny.com

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