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Calico Restaurant

6384 Mill St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
(845) 876-2749
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Ranked #1 of 50 Restaurants in Rhinebeck
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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English first
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

There are only a few tables at Calico, so you will quickly get to know your fellow diners, but don't let that stop you from eating some of the best prepared food on the east coast! The bouillabaisse was perfect as well as the monkfish. Owner/operators are friendly and welcoming, and wait-staff was very attentive. We don't often eat desserts,... More

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Boston
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Warm and welcoming; charming and cozy; wonderful food; professional and courteous service; very reasonable. Of three restaurants at which we had dinner in Rhinebeck, we both agreed this was the clear gold-medal winner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We have been coming to Rhinebeck for years, but had never dined at Calico. Big mistake! On this trip we had dinner there, and couldn't have been more pleased. The room is small, but very cozy, and the wait staff very accommodating. The restaurant is owned and operated by a husband and wife team. They are both chefs, one for... More

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Austin, Texas
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140 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We had the table for six at the front. It is a very small restaurant and seems popular with locals. Well priced french menu. Deserts are fantastic, a lot of people stopping in just for that. Service was very good and they have a decent wine list. The chef came out to visit and we were impressed. Not many tables... More

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CA
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We had an awesome dinner at this little French restaurant tucked away in a corner of downtown Rhinebeck. The food was exquisitely prepared, service impeccable and the deserts to die for. The highlight of the meal was the bouillabaisse I had. -- the best I have eaten outside of France. This is quite a local gem.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

We have been going to Calico for years. We always have delicious food and great service there in a lovely setting. The food is imaginative, beautifully prepared, and made with fresh Hudson Valley ingredients. I recently had the sautéed shrimps and sea scallops in a pesto sauce over angel hair pasta. My husband had his favorite, the roast Long Island... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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67 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Just passing thru town and read the reviews on this tiny spot. So glad we did! Food was delicious, desserts are incredible. Husband/wife are chef/pastry chef and it really IS a marriage made in heaved :-) and reasonably priced too. Servers very knowledgeable and food paced perfectly. Highly recommend

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We love this restaurant! We've been comming here for over 20 years. Delicious food, excellent value, great service. This visit was no exception. The meals were superb, included the large selection of baked deserts. The deserts were so good, we even bought a chocolate cake to go.

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Castleton On Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

With only seven tables, my wife and I received excellent service. Great ambiance. The crab cakes were a yummy start to the evening. The wine list was varied. We liked the good selection of half-bottles of wine. The entree was prepared wonderfully. The co-owner, the pasty chef, made everyone feel at home.

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New Hyde Park, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

very warm and friendly. our waiter was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions about what we asked him on the menu.The food was delicious and hot. ( food not being hot when it should is a deal breaker for me). the restaurant is very cute and cozy. Calico is a must stop, you'll want to go back each time... More

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