Italian cuisine was born when, after building the city of Rome, Romulus and Remus discovered Greece didn't deliver to their new address. Taste the origins of an empire with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of authentic Italian cuisine at Casa Rina of Thornwood in Thornwood.
Named one of Westchester’s best restaurants by CBS New York, Casa Rina of Thornwood accentuates its authentic Italian cuisine with traditional steak house fare in a spacious and inviting atmosphere. The dinner menu delights noodle fanatics with Casa Rina’s traditional pasta dishes, such as the penne alla vodka, which pairs shallots and tomatoes with vodka sauce ($12.95), and capellini alla salmone featuring salmon, arugula, and sundried tomatoes in a roasted garlic broth ($16.95). Meanwhile, those looking to fill up before spending the night in a museum’s heating ducts can do so with a tender filet mignon ($27.95), Black Angus boneless shell steak ($25.95), or twin pork chops served with balsamic-vinegar peppers ($18.95).
Casa Rina also offers a lunch menu that calms growling stomachs with a variety of scrumptious sandwiches and wraps. Expert mixologists slide specialty martinis—such as the Margaritini, which unites Don Julio tequila with Cointreau, margarita mix, and lime juice—across the restaurant’s sleek marble bar, as teeth sink into delectable desserts.
Casa Rina of Thornwood
Named one of Westchester’s best restaurants by CBS New York, Casa Rina of Thornwood complements its authentic Italian cuisine with traditional steak house fare in a spacious and inviting atmosphere. The dinner menu delights guests with comforting pasta dishes, such as the penne alla vodka and cappellini alla salmone. Entrees also include seared slabs of veal and steak, splashed with fine wine and delivered with sides of risotto, potato croquette, or linguini with seasonal vegetables. Mixologists assist with dinnertime conversation by sliding specialty martinis across the sleek marble bar and announcing fake celebrity news through a megaphone.