Google Reviews

Noelle SiniscalchiNoelle Siniscalchi
04:03 27 Jan 22
Truly a unique and enjoyable experience that leaves a lasting impression. Chef Daniel made us a wonderful meal and I can’t wait to come back.
Conall ChabrunnConall Chabrunn
02:42 06 Jan 22
If you’re looking for a refreshing, upbeat, basically private chef to have dinner with, go to Tasting Room. Beyond reasonable wine list, all in all such a relaxing evening. Top notch.
P KottmanP Kottman
02:10 10 Oct 21
How to describe this? A cross between the friendly presumption of familiarity that you might find at a roadhouse bar, with kitchen capabilities of an uncommonly high level... all assembled in the basement of a 1970s duplex. Oh, and the family dog will join your table with dessert. In other words, not to be missed!
Phenomenal meal with wonderful hosts- the authentic Peking duck stole the show. Fluffy, superb baos, perfectly cooked duck, legendary crispy skin.
20:36 02 Jun 21
Very comfy and unique environment. The experience is like having great food at a friend’s house. Highly recommended!

Yelp Reviews

  •   We had our Tiny Wedding dinner here on October 3rd. Chef Daniel made the experience unforgettable, yet with a light touch. After meeting with him once, he completely got us... read more

    thumb Sara L.

      We ate at the Tasting Room October 12.  What a wonderful dinner!
    The restaurant itself is funky, in a good way.  You are eating in the chef's basement so basically,... read more

    thumb Lorraine S.

      This was way more than eating.  This was an experience that we won't soon forget!  Besides an amazingly talented chef, Chef Daniel is a truly wonderful human being that is... read more

    thumb Sharon W.

      Tiny restaurant, Tiny dining room, tiny kitchen... And I'm really not sure how the chef cranks out all this delicious food in such small quarters.  Nearly everything was exceptional.  I... read more

    thumb Chantal G.
  •   Let us be the most recent to heap on another 5 star review.  Chef Dan is doing something special at his cool, funky and relaxed restaurant.  Each dish,  from the... read more

    thumb Michael M.

      What a find. The personal touch makes all the difference. Just a few tables, and the chef is preparing everything for you himself. Fresh ingredients, and delicious food. A fantastic... read more

    thumb Andrew S.

      Not sure how to review this place. On the one hand it is one of the finest unique dining experiences I have ever had. On the other hand it is... read more

    thumb Tony S.

      Tasting room.  A gourmet meal with a family feeling.  Chef and Roslyn offer what I think is the most amazing food in Rhinebeck. A small cozy atmosphere with knock your... read more

    thumb Vicky H.
  •   This place is truly a hidden gem in Rhinebeck, NY!!  The food and ambiance was fantastic!!  A must try!!

    thumb Debbie H.

      This is a best kept secret of Rhinebeck! The food here is always amazing and remarkably fresh. Every time we leave we dream of the next time we can get... read more

    thumb Sarah E.

      Living in the area 5 years. Why did I not come here sooner?   It is the finest food in the area bar none.  Chef Daniel presents a sophisticated limited... read more

    thumb Brian H.

      Absolutely wonderful dining experience but more so my delight comes from the environment and the Chef. The restaurant is nestled behind his house and when you enter you can tell... read more

    thumb Alexander H.
  •   This place proved to be beyond our expectations!  We had reservations at Terrapin but I talked my husband into this alternative.  He is hard to please but left a happy... read more

    thumb Lana T.

      I had dinner here tonight with my son and it was one of the best meals I've had in a long time.  Daniel (the chef) was working alone on a... read more

    thumb Happy K.

      The food here is very consistent and delicious.  They have a passion for food and the way it's prepared.  The server was very attentive.  Try to save space for their... read more

    thumb LeiLou O.

      My family had an anniversary party here last night, and we had a GREAT time!!!
    Roselyn was an attentive hostess, and Daniel prepared a special menu that was out of this... read more

    thumb Brian O.

Trip Advisor Reviews

December 29, 2021.
Hidden Gem We found this place for our Christmas Eve dinner and couldn't be happier that we did. The food was fresh and flavorful, the dessert was out of this world. I will be going back next time I'm in the area and you should too!
Tanya Weintraub
Tanya Weintraub
October 29, 2021.
Truly a hidden gem We made a reservation after reading amazing reviews about the restaurant . It was so worth it! The restaurant is very small and cozy, you can see the chef cooking from you table. It’s only the chef, Roslyn, and 2 kitchen helpers. Roslyn was absolutely amazing, she truly knows her stuff and makes one mean cocktail! The food was amazing, the menu was very limited but everything was so fresh and delicious. Roslyn explained all of the items on the menu and was very helpful in choosing our food. The chef was very personable and came out to talk to us. The food pairings were unbelievable. We felt like we ate at home We live 2 hours away and we can’t wait to go back there.
July 8, 2021.
Excellent meal in a funky laidback setting Excellent meal in a very funky, laidback setting just outside of downtown Rhinebeck. Always changing limited menu in a backyard setting with about 4-5 tables. Staffed by the owner chef and a single wonderful (albeit a bit crusty) server who I liked very much. Basically a farm to table style restaurant that has a bit of an Asian fusion feel. Four or so starters, all great, three main course options (beef, fish, fowl) also excellent and several dessert options. A very tasty fare that I highly recommend!! Limited wine selection but what they have is excellent. We had their last bottle of a superb rose’. Everything is freshly prepared and wonderfully presented. Licking the plate is allowed and you may likely end up doing it. Reservations essential. Fairly priced given the quality and preparation. Go if you can. It is definitely worth it. Would definitely go back when we are in Rhinebeck.
June 4, 2021.
Superb food in a basement setting Located out of the town village, we drove a few miles as directed by our maps app, and came across the address. Could this really be a restaurant? It’s someone’s house and the drive directs us to the basement entry from the backyard. This meal setting is in what reminds you of your high school friend’s basement rec room. Then, on some nights, the sole employee working is the owner/chef/host/bartender/waiter/busboy/dishwasher.............and you may be the only diners in a small, 5-6 table, low-ceilinged room where you can observe your meal being prepared. The food reigns. There are just 3-4 options for each course, but the quality and prep are superb. This is a meal for those searching for “fit for foodies” category, just in a setting that is unique and odd.
December 12, 2020.
What a wonderful experience- What a wonderful experience- great food, intimate setting, charming host and chef. What a treat- highly recommend
Beth B
Beth B
November 11, 2019.
Excellent dining experience Eating at the tasting room was our favorite part of our visit to rhinebeck! Although menu options are limited this doesn’t mean you will be disappointed. Would highly recommend.
Don B
Don B
June 25, 2019.
A surprise hit Loved the food and the interaction with the chef and staff. The food greatly overshadows the spartan decor and setting. We almost hesitated in going in to the restaurant when we arrived. The multi-course meal and the wine selection were both terrific. We plan another trip soon to this restaurant, when we attend a performance at Bard college, which is nearby.
April 17, 2019.
What a surpirse ! The Tasting Room gives you the feeling that you are home or at some family organized gathering. Chef Daniel and Roslyn will greet with a relaxed and comforting exchange to get your started. The menu is short, but sweet in terms of what they believe will be an enjoyable experience that day. All you have to do is allow them to guide your dining experience, from start to finish. You will not be disappointed. Enjoy.