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Ristorante Caterina de' Medici

1946 Campus Dr, The Culinary Institute of America in the Colavita Center, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1430
+1 845-871-6608
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1946 Campus Dr, The Culinary Institute of America in the Colavita Center, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1430
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful meal at Ristorante Caterina de' Medici. It's part of the Culinary Institute in Hyde Park and gives students an opportunity to practice all aspects of fine dining from cooking to serving. The setting is gorgeous and the food was delicious. We started...More

Thank joewe61
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Just back from Italy and wanted to see how Caterina d' Medici compared to the wonderful meals that I had there. The wine, sea bass, dandelion soup, salad, and gelato were every bit as good as any place I ate at in Italy. However, the...More

Thank Traveler2AM
Reviewed 24 June 2016

As a vegetarian, I still had a delicious experience! The sage gnocchi was sublime. Service was on point. A lovely evening.

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Eight of celebrated a birthday on Monday evening. 2 of us had dined at the other restaurants at the CIA and the other 6 had not. Firstly, the campus is stunning and we arrived early to take a few pictures of our group on the...More

Thank djodo
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Wonderful restaurant at the Culinary Institute of America. Take the 4pm tour prior to dinner to get the most out of your dining experience. We learned so much about the food choices and the students. Students bake the bread served each day and run the...More

Thank AnnaS005
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We were there for the annual pasta night. You have family style salad and appetizers. And then they bring a variety of pasta and you can choose as many or as few as you want. It's pre fixe and ends with one light and tasty...More

Thank Marian F
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I had dinner here with my wife, and we both really enjoyed the special experience. First, the food was fantastic and the decor was beautiful. We really enjoyed interacting with the CIA students who served our meal. The were enthusiastic and very interesting to talk...More

Thank Ronald V
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is our favorite restaurant at the CIA in Hyde Park! We have had outstanding meals each time we visit. This time was no exception. It was wonderful. We started with the Asparagus and Mixed Salad appetizers! Both were well prepared and delicious. For the...More

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 25 May 2016

It's always a treat to experience any of the CIA's restaurants and it's typically difficult to favor one restaurant over another. But on a recent trip Medici outperformed even the Bocuse! The mushroom sauce for the ravioli first course may have been the best I've...More

Thank IcyWolf
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Dining at the Ristorante Caterina de Medici was an exceptional experience. We were seated in a side room that had just 4 tables, so it was much more intimate than the larger, noisier main dining room. The excellent food was enhanced by superior service, in...More

Thank Sundancekid330
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is there a dress code?
2 September 2016|
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Response from FidelmaMcMorrow | Reviewed this property |
No but it's on the nice elegant side ...
do you still offer the 3 course prix fixe menu?
26 August 2016|
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Response from djodo | Reviewed this property |
Caterina may offer for a group you need to contact them, the Bocuse does a prix fixe lunch Tues-Thursday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 13:00
18:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 13:00
18:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 13:00
18:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 13:00
18:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 13:00
18:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1946 Campus Dr, The Culinary Institute of America in the Colavita Center, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1430
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 845-871-6608
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Truly authentic regional Italian cuisine takes center stage at Ristorante Caterina de' Medici, a sophisticated dining room overlooking a stunning herb and rose garden, and the Hudson River. Or enjoy wood oven pizza and other simple rustic dishes in the more casual Al Forno Trattoria. Dining at this grand Tuscan-style villa is a culinary escape to another world without ever having to leave the beautiful Hudson Valley.
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