We started our dream of opening Calico June 1994. Found the perfect location in the beautiful Historic Village of Rhinebeck with 2 full his and hers kitchens. After 23+ years our Boutique Restaurant and Pastry Shop still brings us great joy. Personally, I think the secret to our happy marriage is separate kitchens!
Tony graduated the Culinary Institute of America in 1981. He then continued his training by working in restaurants in New York City and Country Clubs in Westchester County. He has been thrilled to be invited 7 times to the acclaimed James Beard Foundation to prepare dinner.
Leslie apprenticed with a Master French Pastry Chef and continued crafting scratch made pastries ever since.
Please join us so we can share our love of cooking with you.
Leslie and Tony Balassone
Hours of Operation
12/20-12/22 Open 10am-6pm. Sat. 12/23 8am-6pm. Sunday 12/24 Christmas Eve 8am-2pm. We will not be serving dinner 12/20-12/27 because of the very high volume of Holiday orders. Resuming dinner service on Thursday 12/28.
Dinner served Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday
Reservations accepted 5:15-8:00 pm
Bakery Open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10am-8pm
Saturday 8am-8pm AND Sunday 8am-1pm
CLOSED MONDAY & TUESDAY