The Taliano's tradition lies in the Italian passion for family, friends, and fine food. In 1970, childhood friends Tom Caldarera, Jr. and Jim Cadelli turned to a love they both knew well, good authentic Italian food. Their guidance was the advice of their mothers, Concetta Caldarera and Lola Cadelli, "If you are going to do Italian food, you have to do it the truly authentic Italian way." Since then, two generations of Caldareras and Cadellis have spent hours in the kitchen perfecting the sauces and handmade
Growing up in an Italian kitchen, Tom and Jim knew exactly what kind of great cuisine they wanted to share with the Fort Smith community, where no Italian restaurant existed. With family recipes in hand, Taliano's opened its doors to a wonderful reception in 1970. The restaurant has been praised by regional magazines, newspapers, and has received numerous awards.
Free parking is located on site.