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The Tailor and The Cook

94 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-3519
+1 315-793-7444
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (18 reviews)
“cheese plate” (14 reviews)
“hanger steak” (9 reviews)
Closed
5:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
94 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-3519
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1 - 10 of 286 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to go if you need pampering. If you like freshly prepared, imaginative side dishes and meals, and well above average servers, in a historic and romantic ambiance, I think you will like this. Worth every penny, and prices are quite comparable...More

Thank maliksmom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never disappoints!! Another great anniversary dinner! Tim, you and your staff are amazing! Food incredible as always. Love the changes in the cheese board! You staff so knowledgeable about everything they served us. Thank you for the anniversary treats! ❤️ this place

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We went out for our anniversary. The staff ran like a well oiled machine. The food was delicious and we enjoyed our date.

Thank k13392
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Exceptional in many ways. The dessert wines are too die for. Fantastic service. Simply the best reason to stop in Utica. duck. The steak. The appetizers. All so fine.

Thank rayfuer
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My husband, daughter and I had a lovely dinner here after dropping off our younger daughter at nearby Hamilton College. We were exhausted, numb and very hungry. The food and service were a perfect antidote. We started with a cheese plate featuring 5 artisanal cheeses...More

Thank MrsJAtlanta
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My wife and I were in Utica after a day's visit to Cooperstown. The Trip Advisor reviews of the Taylor and the Cook looked promising so we made a reservation. We were absolutely delighted with our whole experience. We arrived at prime time and although...More

Thank Doug R
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Hands down, the most accommodating chefs we have ever come across. I have a lot of dietary restrictions and the chefs went out of their way to accommodate my needs. The salad was amazing and the hanger steak was to die for. My husband had...More

Thank HookedonReviews2010
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We had been dying to go here for years based on recommendations of knowledgeable friends. On what must have been an off night for food (by the way, service was excellent) we had a number of bland and odd dishes where only the scallops were...More

Thank LTPratt
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The tailor and the cook may be the best kept secret on the East Coast. The food is off the charts fantastic. It's hard to imagine that the little town of Utica can have such an amazing array of restaurants and farm to table options....More

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We were heading east and decided to stay in Utica as it was a good stopping point. Read about Tailor and the Cook on TripAdvisor and decided to try it. What a wonderful meal! Had a yellowtail app special that was outstanding! The dinner salad...More

Thank Furnman10
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Questions & Answers
Michelle S
17 July 2016|
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Response from lovetosun | Reviewed this property |
You need to make reservations earlier than a week ahead especially if you have more than two people. I would look at the menu in terms of gluten free, it says exactly what they have.
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nytonj
2 December 2015|
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Response from Tim H | Property representative |
Hi there. Please call the restaurant at 315-624-FOOD or visit our website to book your table. Thanks so much for reaching out.
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Sam P
20 September 2015|
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Response from Tim H | Property representative |
Hi There - Thanks so much for reaching out. We are just a block from either. Right between the 2. Its all very walkable. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Please know that weekends and holidays fill up very... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$38
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-3519
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-793-7444
  • E-mail
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.
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