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Cafe Testarossa

) #2 of 57 Restaurants in Syosset €€ - €€€ American, Italian
499 Jericho Tpke, Syosset, NY 11791-4510
+1 516-364-8877
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Italian
€€ - €€€
499 Jericho Tpke, Syosset, NY 11791-4510
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends often celebrate together at Cafe Testarossa. We have been visiting for many years and have never had a bad experience. The food is always excellently prepared and served. One of our favorite dinners is the almond crusted chicken. But I always enjoy whatever...More

Thank rootless
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific modern atmosphere. The food is excellent. The early dinner includes an upscale appetizer such as baked stuffed clams, a broad offering of main courses and excellent desserts such as cheesecake and Tiramisu. Most importantly the service as exemplified by Debby is caring and they...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I am sorry to say that this restaurant is nowhere near as good as it was a year ago. I don't know if management has changed, or wait staff is untrained, or chefs are different or all three. Our appetizers were good, but our mains...More

Thank marie s
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We had been referred by my sister and the food was excellent staff was polite, had an early dinner reservation had to wait a few mins while private party packed up and we wanted to sut in main dinning area by window highly recommend

Thank glcl1
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I'm a foodie, restaurateur/cook (cooks cook - chefs show off.). Cafe Testarossa has been around over thirty years - an impossible feat in this business but for good reason . . . they pay attention to the little things - the important details that elevate...More

Thank Franco L
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This review is based on a shower I attended. My comments are limited to that horrific experience. First, note that parking was inadequate. Upon entering the premises, an attendant directed guests around the back of the building where the entry for our event was located....More

Thank BenzgalS550
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My husband and I went one Sunday to try prix fixe offer and were pleasantly surprised. Although, of course, it's a limited menu, nice portions of appetizer, entree and dessert choices are included. We also had cocktails which are always very well prepared at Testarossa....More

Thank sg911911
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Cafe Testarossa is a large, tired looking, old fashioned and impersonal restaurant on a strip mall in Syosset. Remarkably it gets strong reviews from the locals whom I feel do not have many choices (Tripadvisor rated number 1 in Syosset and a hero shop is...More

1  Thank ForeFood
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Friday night dinner. Two had the twilight specials and i had my choices from the regular menu. My wife loved the chicken special, she had the spinach left off. I had the pasta with sliced sausage and broccoli rabe. It was not drowning in liquid...More

Thank egbggill
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Everything the chef made was amazing! Appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts were all memorable. Calamari and shrimp cooked to perfection; freshest ingredients in all the salads (faro, arugula, mozzarella and tomatoes); incredible rack of lamb, halibut and pasta special. A special birthday dessert of sorbets/gelatos,...More

Thank carol w
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5 June 2017|
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Response from egbggill | Reviewed this property |
While I don't recall any formal suggestions of dress code, I wore jeans - sneakers - and polo shirt, on a friday night. However you might feel a little under dressed with shorts for an upscale restaurant in the evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 499 Jericho Tpke, Syosset, NY 11791-4510
    (S. Oyster Bay Road)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Syosset
  • Phone Number: +1 516-364-8877
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