Dinner and a movie: Pleasantville

A view of the Jacob Burns Film Center

(Credit: Gabe Palacio)

The Jacob Burns Film Centers dynamic programming attracts diverse audiences of all ages. Whether youre celebrating independent, international cinema or learning the nuances of film through a celebrity Q&A, the Burns is a great place to catch a flick before or after dinner.

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And because the film centers in the heart of downtown Pleasantville, its a mere stroll from some excellent restaurants. The writeup below gives you additional info about the Burns, followed by great date-night restaurants from the super-casual to upscale eateries in no particular order.

-Compiled by Chris Serico

  • A view of the Jacob Burns Film Center

    Jacob Burns Film Center Movie theater 364 Manville Rd. Pleasantville As the artistic center of bustling, downtown Pleasantville, the Jacob Burns Film Center continues to ...

  • Iron Horse Grill in Pleasantville is located in

    Iron Horse Grill $$$ | New American, Eclectic 20 Wheeler Ave. Pleasantville Chef Philip McGrath is among the best-liked and most respected chefs in the valley, and ...

  • Haven restaurant in Pleasantville is a popular destination

    Haven $$$ | New American, Vegan, Vegetarian, American 472 Bedford Rd. Pleasantville It's easy to miss this storefront enterprise tucked into a small retail strip of identical ...

  • The exterior of Jean-Jacques', a patisserie in Pleasantville.

    Jean-Jacques' Culinary Creations $ | Wraps, Dessert, French, Panini, Sandwiches 468 Bedford Rd. Pleasantville This charming French café and patisserie serves a wide variety of phenomenal desserts, as well ...

  • The Black Cow coffee shop in Pleasantville. (Jan.

    The Black Cow Coffee Company $ | Coffee, Coffee house 7 Wheeler Ave. Pleasantville The double espressos and mocha lattes are as bold as the interior decorating at this ...

  • The counter at Pony Express, a casual-dining restaurant

    Pony Express $ | American, Burgers 30 Wheeler Ave. Pleasantville This compact eatery that overlooks the Pleasantville train station captures the vibe of a classic ...

  • The exterior of Mediterraneo restaurant serves Italian cuisine

    Mediterraneo $$$ | Italian, Italian-American 75 Cooley St. Pleasantville This date-worthy Italian eatery will pair your wine with piping hot pizza, pasta, seafood and ...

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