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Taleggio Italiano Classico
Taleggio Italiano Classico

Taleggio Italiano Classico Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://taleggiorestaurant.com
  • Email: info@taleggiorestaurant.com
  • Phone: (914) 761-1111
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch
    Monday - Saturday: 11:30am to 4:00pm

    Dinner
    Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm to 10:00pm
    Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Tapas / Small Plates, Wine Bar
  • Executive Chef: Moises Mera
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We have the ability to cater on-premise or off-premise events. For more information, contact our event manager.
  • Private Party Facilities: In addition to our main dining room, we also have a private dining room. With the capability of seating up to 100 people and featuring a full bar, we can cater to large gatherings like weddings, barmitzvahs, business networking events, and more. We provide a full three course party menu.
  • Private Party Contact: Moises Mera (914) 761-1111
  • Entertainment: Weekend Live Entertainment

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Waller
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: There are several area lots as well as street parking.
A word from Taleggio Italiano Classico
We take pride in every plate we serve. Our cuisine is made with the hightest quality ingredients on earth. The inspiration in our dishes comes from from the classic Taleggio cheese itself. The orgins of Taleggio cheese can be traced back several centuries. The full rounded flavor of this ancient historic delight is what embodies the art and taste that can be found in every meal on our menu.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "This was our first experience at Taleggio. We ordered appetizers and were blown away. The tuna tartare was the best I ever had. I have a salt restriction and they couldn't have been more accommodating. The short rib ravioli was to die for. All homemade. The entrees were cooked to perfection, my steak was charred on the outside and juicy on the inside. The steak was as good as Peter Lugers. We didn't think we had it in us to order dessert but since the meal was truly outstanding, we were curious to see if the desserts were as good as the dinner. Well, let me say that the Italian cheesecake was perfect. Never tasted something so light and flavorful. Hurry up and try it before this place gets discovered and reservations will be impossible."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "I had the Tellegio salad. Best salad ever. Filled with lots of goodness. The Bronzino was amazing. Done with lemons and capers. The sides included Brussels sprouts, asparagus and sweet potatoes. All remarkable. Been several times and will go back."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Great find! Very attentive and professional service, extensive menu, great food and nice atmosphere...will definitely go back!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Great food. Great service. Too noisy. We'll return, but asked to be seated away from the bar."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Will definitely frequent this restaurant again."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "I just returned from having a fantastic lunch at Tallegio. I've passed it a million times and finally decided to give it a try. The menu is fabulous, the atmosphere enjoyable and the service amazing. The waiter heard me wish my colleague a happy birthday and took it upon himself to bring us a birthday dessert - candle and all (no singing thank goodness). There wasn't one thing I would change about our lunch. I can't wait to try it for dinner. This location seems to be plagued but I hope this one survives. It deserves it!"
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Went for restaurant week with a friend, wanted to try a new place and I'm glad we did! There were many choices for restaurant week, had the lobster ravioli and loved them. Salads were good and especially the desserts, service was very good, will go back again.."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Went to lunch with a friend and ordered from the restaurant week menu, been there the week before and had to have the lobster ravioli again! Lots of choices on the menu, we ordered different things and shared along with wine. The tiramisu was so yummy too. The service was an A+ will defiently go back again!"
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "I'm aware this restaurant used to be many other restaurants at this location before. But this one is definitely the best of the bunch! Was truly delighted by the food and the experience! Definitely a winner!"
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "Moises is the man! Always a great greeting...wonderful service......delicious food!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Nice place to gather/celebrate for special occasions. A bit pricey though. Definitely not for a regular night outing."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "Loved everything about Taleggio - service was great, food was delicious and the ambience was excellent. Would definitely recommend it! Will be back!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Went to try this new place with my family and half liked their dishes (osso bucco) while the other half thought there could be some improvements (short rib ravioli). The reason for this review is to highlight the excellent service by "Fred". He is pleasant and helpful but also knowledgable and attentive. While he stood out the most, the other staff appeared happy and friendly, which to me means the restaurant is good to them (and I like that!). While it does seem like some of the dishes might be improved over time, the management corrected what they could and provided a complimentary desert for a mistake. We would go back to see Fred and give a few other dishes a try. One person really liked the gluten free pasta option!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "I went to tallegio with a girlfriend for lunch....great service!great food!great price! It was so welcoming, and the owner Moises was so charming that I came back for drinks and jazz at the bar later that night with my husband. I also appreciated the valet service, when it proved to be difficult to find a spot to park. I will definitely be back."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "This was the second time we have dined at Taleggio, and it was every bit as good as the first time. We were warmly greeted at the door as if they remembered us (I'm sure that they did). Our table was ready and waiting for our party of four, and the waiter, I think he was the manager, personally saw to our table. Our drink order was taken immediately, and going forward from there, the entire wait staff was extremely attentive. From appetizer to desert, everything was expertly prepared,beautifully presented and tasted as good as it looked. Taleggio is a great Italian restaurant in the heart of White Plains, and it is a restaurant that we will return to again and again! You must give Taleggio a try!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Went for Valentine's Day and the place was packed. No wait for a table, but once we did get a table we didn't see a waiter for at least 20 minutes. We also had to ask for the wine list from a bus boy...and that took two times before we actually got it. Even after ordering, it took at least an hour to get our food. Overall, we were at the restaurant for over 2 hours...and that is without dessert or coffee. The food itself was very, very good. We had the lobster crab cake for appetizer and it was delicious. I had the salmon risotto and again, very good. I like the place, but just make sure you aren't pressed for time when going."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The ambience was perfect, not too fancy but nice. The menu was lengthy enough and had a variety of Classic Italian dishes. The burata didn't disappoint us, the fried calamari was tasty once we finally got it. They brought us fried zucchini first and we waited a little too long while the correction was being made. The lamb chops were cooked to perfection! The Chilean sea bass lived up to the reviews as well. Seafood risotto was a nice mix and a generous portion. The filet mignon was cooked as requested and was very good. The service seemed to be the only issue. Waiting for water refills and wine and soda as well. Desserts were ok nothing too crazy. The apple tart was a bit,tartufo tasted a little freezer burned."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Although we had a reservation we were told upon arrival that our table was being cleaned off so they suggested we "wait at the bar".Half an hour later they were still "cleaning off" our table although there appeared to be several unoccupied table. Dinner was good, nothing outstanding but very tasty. Portions were huge and they have an abundance of staff who are very attentive. I recommend taking advantage of their valet parking option as trying to park at a meter or in a municipal lot is challenging in downtown White Plains."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "I had a great dinner for my birthday this past weekend. The food was delicious and didn't make you feel full or bloated afterwards. It was busy but it didn't feel overcrowded or stuffy. My friend recommended this restaurant to me and I'm very happy I decided to come here. Would definitely come back again!"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Had seating issues when we first arrived despite the restaurant being mostly empty and a reservation. Were given a questionable table and then asked to move because a larger party would be sitting in that area -- despite there being plenty of table combinationsins elsewhere that would work. Odd service after that with an overactive/somewhat pushy wait staff. Hard to differentiate between trying to be helpful and pushy, but was a bit unsettling and gave the impression that some kinks need to be ironed out. The food was ok, not bad but missing something. Given the name of the place plus the size of the wine list (which was a definite positive although slightly pricey), we expected a small small italian app sampling/section (tapa like)."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "good food and convenient location - service was poor"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Food was fine, but took very long for first course to be served. Restaurant was too noisy."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "We enjoyed a nice celebration dinner at Taleggio, and were greeted warmly by the staff, had terrific service, and the meal was delicious. We'll definitely be going back!"
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "As a first time visitor I left having really enjoyed my experience. The food was served promptly and the burrata was authentic and worth the visit alone. A complete meal was accompanied by considerable service and a relaxed atmosphere. The only downside were the TV's over the bar. Overall, thoroughly worth a visit."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "This was our first time there and the food, the wine, the ambiance, and the service was first-rate. We are looking forward to returning."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "Undercooked octopus and over cooked steaks, despite sending one back asking for another more rare. Sloppy waiters, one had spilled a glass of wine while bringing it to the table and only wiped off the stem and base when I asked him too. Unfortunately he did so with part of the napkin in the bread basket, which he left there, red, wet and crumpled. A bus boy took away my guest's drink which was still a third full without asking and was gone before we could stop him... Had to order another. Waiter was nowhere to be found when we wanted our check and when we did eventually get it they had added 2 glasses of wine to the bill which were not ours. They didn't charge us for one steak .. the only good thing about the experience."
    Dined on 1/9/2014
  • "We always go out for dinner on New Year's Eve with another couple. We try new places every year. We were surprised that they had a fixed price dinner when they didn't advertise It. Our dinner was his but our friends were not impressed."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Made reservations w/o knowing it was a prix fix menu b/c it was New Year's Eve but everything turned out well. The price was $75 per person and included appetizer, salad, entree and dessert with all quality choices. Thoroughly enjoyed our evening."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "There was a special menu for Christmas Eve, with many of the favorites from the usual menu. There were a number of large groups while we were there. Although this seemed to impact the short staff, the service was very friendly. When our food did arrive, it was beautifully presented and delicious. The chicken martini was tender and flavorful. I would definitely go back!"
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "The food was decent and the prices reasonable, and I've been told that in the area one should not have high expectations; but even though we had said we didn't want anything to drink, they kept asking us; they also brought out the dessert menu without inquiring as to whether or not we'd like any. By itself this wouldn't have been a big deal, but after the repeated asks it was a bit rude. Also the waiter didn't pay very much attention to my questions. I asked about three appetizers, and he instead advised me about a calamari dish I had not asked about."
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "Reservations were for 7:30 didn't get seated until 7:50. We sat down and no one came to our table for a good 20 mins. We had no idea who our server was, he walked by our table at least 3-4 times before we flagged him down asking if he's our server. He said yes, but then left our table, never got his name. we had to get the wine list from another server/wait staff person. We were ready to order but our server never came by, hit every other table but ours. We ordered our wine as well as food/apps since we weren't sure how long it'd take to get, he didn't write it down then left to get paper and comes back and we had to tell him our order all over again. When we asked for bill it was wrong, prices didn't match what was on menu."
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "great service, high-quality food exceeded my expectations"
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "Was a great find in White Plains. Not too boisterous like other restaurants nearby and good quality food. Loved the octopus appetizer."
    Dined on 12/8/2013
  • "Birthday dinner celebration on a recent Friday evening. while not very busy around 6:15, the seats filled up during the next hour or so which is a good reflection on this new restaurant. Very nice menu with a significant number of choices. Specials were good and the service, especially for a new restaurant was highly attentive. Everyone enjoyed their meals and there was some left over to take home. Will return in the near future when I'm looking for solid Italian dining."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "It's surprising how a restaurant with such a large menu can turn out dish after dish that is outstanding. The waitstaff works very had to please and are helpful with recommendations. This is now one our "regular" places for dinner."
    Dined on 11/30/2013
  • "The meal was very well prepared.The staff was attentive and skilled. I look forward to a return visit."
    Dined on 11/30/2013
  • "My friend and I decided to try a restaurant where we had never before dined. We liked the valet parking esp. on a cold night. We were warmly greeted (very important). A classic chopped salad had many flavors that reminded me of a warm summer day. It was very fresh and perfectly dressed. We shared the salad, and the waiter graciously served us individually from the salad platter. Those little touches mean a lot. We thought the prices were fair. I hope our next visit is just as pleasing."
    Dined on 11/25/2013
  • "What was once Laguna, then a Persion eatery, then a family-style Italian has now returned to upscale-style Italian. I say upscale-style because it really isn't a true upscale restaurant in the way of say, Mulino. The menu has some interesting offerings not all, however, as promised. The prawns Taleggio, for example, are described as stuffed with lobster and crab and sprinkled with breadcrumbs. What arrives is three whole jumbo shrimp with head and legs intact. The stuffing is a soggy breadcrumb mixture with a hint of the promised seafood. Clearly, not as advertised. The chef was apologetic; provided dessert for the four of us. The burrata appetizer was uneven. On one order there were tasty ripe tomatoes, the other had pale, tasteless ones."
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "visited with colleagues. Had a great dinner, everyone loved the wine selection and the their dinner choice. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 11/12/2013
  • "Very nice freshly prepared food. My husband had the Branzino which was very fresh and prepared to perfection. I had the seafood risotto which I loved. It was generously prepared with all kinds of shellfish . At the end we were happily surprised by two delicious complementary desserts. We will be back soon."
    Dined on 11/9/2013