Port Chester

It's also renowned for its popular year-round concerts and a wide range of popular coastal hotspots.

Welcome to Port Chester

 
Refined tastes in one of the most vibrant Sound Shore neighborhoods
 
Port Chester is a unique urban center with a well-spread population known for its incredibly rich international cuisine. It's also renowned for its popular year-round concerts and a wide range of popular coastal hotspots. Take a quick overview of one of the most inspired communities of the Town of Rye, New York — and envision yourself partaking in its world-class delicacies and incredible recreation options daily.

What to Love

 
  • Myriad international fine dining options
  • A multitude of parks and access to the Rye Town Park
  • Active arts and entertainment scene
  • Easy access to New York City

Local Lifestyle

 
The hip coastal neighborhood attracts a wide draw from the surrounding neighborhoods, and the locals never tire of the variety of deluxe restaurants to choose from. Port Chester's historic music venue and unique outdoor concerts also periodically draw big crowds, and the area includes Rye's premium beachfront.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

 
There's a reason Port Chester has achieved wide renown for its restaurant scene — the bustling  enclave serves a seemingly infinite amount of world-class international cuisine you won't find anywhere else. In Port Chester, you're sure to find something to sate even the most discerning tastes.
 
The Kneaded Bread is a popular and cozy bakery, offering the most mouthwatering fresh-baked pastries, espresso drinks, and light delicatessen lunch fare to locals eager to enjoy the freshest possible baked goods. Another cherished local bakery is Neri's Bakery, a cash-only, family-run operation that shows its appreciation for the Port Chester community by providing the highest-quality baked goods at the finest price points possible.
 
Foodies will find exceptionally delightful Nuevo Latin fare at Sonora. Rafael Palomino's famous and festive tapas restaurant is incredibly innovative and serves up equally noteworthy cocktails. For unbeatable seafood, Saltaire Oyster Bar and Fish House is Port Chester's go-to spot for the freshest Atlantic catch of the day, all served in an ambitiously understated but upscale pub setting.
 
If nothing but the finest dining experience is on the agenda, you'll be exceptionally taken care of at Sergio's Saw Pit. The gourmet Italian restaurant is the perfect space for an impromptu special night out with your loved ones or to celebrate the latest occasion in style, and every item on its menu seems lovingly prepared as though for family.

Things to Do

 
Locals love the large number of food trucks that frequent Port Chester's parks and popular hangouts. They're sure to be out in force during one of Lyon Park's seasonal concerts in the parks, which fills the air with great music, good cheer, and the wafting scent of the most irresistible cuisine you won't find anywhere else.
 
For the biggest events, The Capital Theater is Port Chester's premier music venue, where the only thing bigger than the national acts it hosts are the larger-than-life acoustics of the 1920s architecture. If it's a more self-contained movie-night speed for you, you can see what's playing at the state-of-the-art AMC Multiplex, located at "the waterfront" shopping district.
 
Of course, no luxury community is complete without a spectacular range of natural amenities, and that's certainly true of Port Chester. Crawford Park is a uniquely inspired outdoor getaway, where 36 acres of open green space and lush wooded trails surround an idyllic and historic mansion estate. The area also hosts a playground and the occasional outdoor music event, and on the eastern edge is the movingly thoughtful Korean War Veterans Memorial.

Rye Town Park is another superb outdoor gathering area occupied by interesting and well-preserved historic structures — in this case, early 1900s Spanish-style architecture with an almost castle-like flair. The park itself connects to a massive strip of community beaches, complete with on-duty lifeguards and a family-friendly atmosphere. For the perfect wind down, make your way to the Barley Beach House, where you can enjoy the sunset with your drink and fresh-caught comfort seafood of your choice — the perfect way to end a well-spent day in Port Chester.
 

Overview for Port Chester, NY

31,317 people live in Port Chester, where the median age is 38.2 and the average individual income is $36,351. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

31,317

Total Population

38.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$36,351

Average individual Income

Around Port Chester, NY

There's plenty to do around Port Chester, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

90
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
49
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
52
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Donahue's, Westchester Hills Golf Club, and The Ski & Scuba Connection.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.88 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.59 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.5 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.27 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.74 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Port Chester, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Port Chester. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
John F Kennedy Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
King Street School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Park Avenue School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Thomas A Edison School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Corpus Christi Holy Rosary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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