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“Hidden Delight”

The Tasting Room At Gendron Catering
Ranked #7 of 59 Restaurants in Rhinebeck
Price range: USD 10 - USD 40
Cuisines: Japanese, Seafood
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: A small intimate restaurant teasing out the charms of local ingredients!
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had passed the sign for The Tasting Room for years without actually realizing there was a restaurant there since it is a bit hidden off the road. We were spending extra time at our house in Clinton Corners this summer so I found out about it while perusing Trip Advisor for restaurants in the area. What a great find! We had a very intimate and wonderful dinner there last week. The three course meal was very special- delicious, beautifully served, and with a lot of fun conversation with Roslyn our server and Chef Daniel. We started with Caesar salad and the little crab cakes and for a change ordered a chicken dish with a wonderful sauce and local chanterelles. Desert of a splendid baked “Nebraska” and a zabaglione was nearly to die for. Good wine selections served in a fun tasting manner. We are so glad to know about this place and will definitely return!

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Nice little restaurant off the beaten path. Great music is played for you as you watch chef prepare your meal. Eclectic and interesting menu... check it out!

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

There is dining then there is dining, I have eaten in restaurants all over the world, and in this small but quaint room i had one of my most memorable dining experiences ever. Do not for a second hesitate to try this place when you are in Rhinebeck, NY. The menu isnt extensive, its just simply put " SPOT ON" Great service, great food and a dinner I will remember for the rest of my life. Will return! Locals if your not eating there your loss.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The Tasting Room at Gendron Catering is an out-of-the-way provincial restaurant deserving of 5 stars. Small, intimate, set back from the road, we didn't know what to expect but as soon as the couple (Chef and Roslyn) introduced themselves we knew we were in good hands. It felt more like dinner friends than a restaurant. But there is nothing informal or ordinary about the food - really marvelous, farm to table, passionate cuisine. It was one of the highlights or our trip.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

This place has everything! Greeted at the door by Destiny, the restaurants lovable golden retriever, we were welcomed into an intimate dining room with a clear view of the open kitchen and the Chefs precise preparations. The reigning chef, a Culinary Institute graduate and second generation restauranteur, serves up a curated selection of 3 courses every night. We came by this place, nestled into a sleeping residential community late one Friday night. We pulled into an empty car park and we seated in the an otherwise empty restaurant, slowly pulling off our coats with the uncertain smiles and resigned expressions of late night travelers with few other options. However once the first appetizer arrived we relaxed completely into what felt like an incredibly decadent night of having the place to ourselves with our fabulous hosts. Chef was born in Japan to a jazz singer mother and restauranteur father and is a disciple of classic French cooking. We were steered to some great choices by our server Roslyn. We had the crab cakes appetizers and shared the grilled Branzini, chicken and steak entrees that were each extraordinarily in their own ways. If you want to feel like you are dropping in on an old friend who happens to run a fabulous French restaurant out of his sitting room - this is the place for you!

Date of visit: April 2018
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