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The Tailor and The Cook

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94 Genesee Street, Utica, NY
3157937444
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Tailor and the Cook is one of the brightest spots in Utica's already...
The Tailor and the Cook is one of the brightest spots in Utica's already rich Culinary nightlife. Attentive service and a comfortable atmosphere support provocative cuisine produced with the finest local products, whenever possible. The management of The Tailor and the Cook is devoted to offering their clientele great food and a path to the farmers and producers who make it happen. The relationship between the food we eat and where it is produced is of growing concern to many. The Tailor and the Cook brings the many bounties of CNY's rich Agriculture to the forefront, giving the public the opportunity to know where there food comes from and how it is produced. Featuring Local Product whenever possible, menus change based on seasonality, freshness, and availability of local goods. A rich and generous selection of Beer, Wine, and Spirits round out the Culinary Package.
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  • 101
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  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Anniversary Dinner

I proposed to my wife here and we hadn't been back until our one year anniversary. Multiple employees had remembered us and were very friendly. Our waitress even recalled how I proposed. As expected, we both enjoyed our meals as well as the environment. We will definitely be visiting more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Rome, New York
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Rome, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I proposed to my wife here and we hadn't been back until our one year anniversary. Multiple employees had remembered us and were very friendly. Our waitress even recalled how I proposed. As expected, we both enjoyed our meals as well as the environment. We will definitely be visiting more frequently. Highly recommend!

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Hamilton, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Had wonderful cuisine and service was excellent! We ate later after 8 pm and had a "private as it gets"table towards the front. The venue is long and narrow which may contribute to my only complaint. First, quite a bit of smoke from the kitchen appeared to escape the hood. Everyone in our group complained that their eyes were burning,... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The Tailor and the Cook stands up to quality chef-driven restaurants in any cosmopolitan city in the world. They implement a creative usage of local farm fresh ingredients executed on the line by the owner/chef. The filet was phenomenal. And it was truly medium-rare (how I ordered it) which is hard to come by in this town. I highly recommend.... More 

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New Hartford, New York
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Tucked away in an unlikely place, this restaurant is THE culinary attraction of downtown Utica. Reservations are a must.

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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Our server was so kind and helpful. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was awesome. We hope to return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The best restaurant in the greater Utica area, hands down! Great chefs and delicious food that is locally sourced, excellent and knowledgeable staff, nice NYC vibe, and marvelous mixologist. What more can you ask for?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Menus change all the time. Food selections are wonderful. A must eat at restaurant. Eat here and you will entertain your palate.

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Utica NY
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is my all time favorite restaurant. Their offerings are local, organic and seasonal. The limited menu has something for everyone from red meat eaters to vegans. My gluten free husband can also enjoy several dishes. If you are planning a trip to Utica, make a reservation in advance. The secret is out and it's harder to get a seat.... More 

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Brightwaters, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Wonderful food: well sourced local ingredients, well prepared and well presented. Excellent wine list, well selected (region, variety, etc) wines by the glass at reasonable prices. Great wait staff: attentive and heads-up. Ambiance was great on an early Saturday evening with interesting, non-intrusive music and overall noise level that allowed conversations without shouting. This is more like a well designed... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I was waiting for this place to open all week when I was here on travel. Food was excellent and locally sourced. Brent, the server, was well versed in the menu including where each item was sourced. The owners are opening up a bakery next door soon. I will be back to this place.

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Additional Information about The Tailor and The Cook

Address: 94 Genesee Street, Utica, NY
Phone Number: 3157937444
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
Open Hours:
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 30
Cuisine: French, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 94 Genesee Street, Utica, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: 3157937444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 30
  • Cuisine: French, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

The Tailor and the Cook is one of the brightest spots in Utica's already rich Culinary nightlife. Attentive service and a comfortable atmosphere support provocative cuisine produced with the finest local products, whenever possible. The management of The Tailor and the Cook is devoted to offering their clientele great food and a path to the farmers and producers who make it happen. The relationship between the food we eat and where it is produced is of growing concern to many. The Tailor and the Cook brings the many bounties of CNY's rich Agriculture to the forefront, giving the public the opportunity to know where there food comes from and how it is produced. Featuring Local Product whenever possible, menus change based on seasonality, freshness, and availability of local goods. A rich and generous selection of Beer, Wine, and Spirits round out the Culinary Package.
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?