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The Pasta Villa 1313 East Ridge Road, Rochester
The Pasta Villa
Italian • $$

The Pasta Villa

1313 East Ridge Road, Rochester, NY 14621

The Pasta Villa is easily one of the most premier Italian restaurants in Rochester! The atmosphere is always welcoming and cozy, and the food is out of this...

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  • Superb691 Reviews4.9
Monte Alban 845 East Ridge Road, Rochester
Monte Alban
Mexican • $$

Monte Alban

845 East Ridge Road, Rochester, NY 14621

First time here, husband had eaten here before and knew he needed to bring the family. Excellent food, generous lunch menu specials. Took half of mine home...

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  • Superb553 Reviews4.7
Casa Saratoga 2280 Lyell Ave, Rochester
Casa Saratoga
Italian • $

Casa Saratoga

2280 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14606

Martusciello's Bakery is no longer at that location. No info on what happened or where they went , front door is locked. Current business at that location...

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  • Superb465 Reviews4.8
Merchants Wood Fired Pizza & Bistro 564 Merchants Rd, Rochester
Merchants Wood Fired Pizza & Bistro
Italian • $$

Merchants Wood Fired Pizza & Bistro

564 Merchants Rd, Rochester, NY 14609

A+ food and service. Portions are ample and perfect for sharing. Pizzas came out crispy, but not burned, which has happened to me when dining at other wood...

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  • Superb317 Reviews4.8
Ferrari Pizza Bar 3240 Chili Ave B-18, Rochester
Ferrari Pizza Bar
Pizza • $$

Ferrari Pizza Bar

3240 Chili Ave B-18, Rochester, NY 14624

First time dining here. It was a great experience from the moment I walked through the door. Great and friendly service. Delicious food served in a relaxed...

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  • Superb379 Reviews4.5
Fiorella 5 Rochester Public Market, Rochester
Fiorella
Pizza • $

Fiorella

5 Rochester Public Market, Rochester, NY 14609

Excellent food! The menu is a bit limited but everything is done amazingly well. They normally have specials as well. You should make reservations as soon as...

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  • Superb361 Reviews4.7
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que 99 Court St, Rochester
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
Barbecue • $$

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604

My friends and I (6 in total) ordered the whole family combo of 6 pieces of chicken, corn bread, full rack of ribs, half and half pounds of pulled pork and...

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  • Superb319 Reviews4.5
The Red Fern 283 Oxford St, Rochester
The Red Fern
Gluten-Free • $$

The Red Fern

283 Oxford St, Rochester, NY 14607

Very nice staff. Compost plate was good. Not overly fond of the spice on the lentil burger... personal taste. Mac salad and gluten free brownie were excellent....

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  • Superb223 Reviews4.7
Mamma G's 2133 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester
Mamma G's
Italian • $$

Mamma G's

2133 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623

I am sorely tempted to write a negative review so fewer of you eat here! LOL! I now not only need a reservation, but I can't even have take-out anymore...

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  • Superb251 Reviews4.6
Tapas 177 177 St Paul St, Rochester
Tapas 177
Tapas Bar • $$

Tapas 177

177 St Paul St, Rochester, NY 14604

Great food, cocktails, and ambience. Tapas restaurants are strangely sparse in Rochester’s food scene, and while not Spanish-focused, Tapas 177 is filling...

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  • Superb210 Reviews4.7
Voula's Greek Sweets 439 Monroe Ave, Rochester
Voula's Greek Sweets
Greek • $$

Voula's Greek Sweets

439 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

I stopped in here for a little brunch on a Saturday. The space is charming and welcoming, the staff is kind and accommodating, and the food is truly unreal. I...

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  • Superb176 Reviews4.8
Tokyo Japanese Restaurant 1000 Hylan Dr, Rochester
Tokyo Japanese Restaurant
Sushi Bar • $$

Tokyo Japanese Restaurant

1000 Hylan Dr, Rochester, NY 14623

Their chicken wings are great. The sushi is always fresh. The Thai food spice level increases fast, level 3 is very spicy for me, and I like spicy! I have...

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  • Superb196 Reviews4.7
AVVINO 2541 Monroe Ave, Rochester
AVVINO
American • $

AVVINO

2541 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618

The menu is simple but elegant and the shrimp appetizer with walnut tamarind coating was exceptional. Our cocktails were great and service was top notch. ...

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  • Superb228 Reviews4.8
Chortke © 352 N Goodman St, Rochester
Chortke ©
Persian/Iranian • $$

Chortke ©

352 N Goodman St, Rochester, NY 14607

Big fan of Chortke! We got a few of the meats on top of rice and salad. The meats were seasoned really well but the steak was a little tough and overcooked and...

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  • Superb189 Reviews4.7
Neno's Gourmet Mexican Street Food Dinner In 642 Monroe Ave, Rochester
Neno's Gourmet Mexican Street Food Dinner In
Food Trucks • $$

Neno's Gourmet Mexican Street Food Dinner In

642 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

Delicious and authentic Mexican food at last in Rochester! This gem is colorfully decorated with great service. The place was hopping but our server was still...

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  • Superb219 Reviews4.6
Jines Restaurant 658 Park Ave, Rochester
Jines Restaurant
Greek • $$

Jines Restaurant

658 Park Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

We visited here after touring the George Eastman Museum. What a great place!!! Everything was top notch: the service, the food, and the overall experience...

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  • Superb247 Reviews4.5
Bill Gray's Greece 2050 Latta Rd, Rochester
Bill Gray's Greece
Hamburger • $

Bill Gray's Greece

2050 Latta Rd, Rochester, NY 14612

Very chill location, service was quick and food was good. Got the fries and a drink this time but have had other stuff in the past food comes out fresh...

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  • Superb340 Reviews4.5
Polizzi's 274 N Goodman St #108, Rochester
Polizzi's
Italian • $$

Polizzi's

274 N Goodman St #108, Rochester, NY 14607

This place was suggested by a friend of our daughter’s who attends RIT. And it was fantastic. We sat outside in the “courtyard” area (picture attached)...

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  • Superb181 Reviews4.7
Dogtown 691 Monroe Ave, Rochester
Dogtown
Hot Dogs • $

Dogtown

691 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

Had a plate and wife had a vegetarian plate. Veggie hot dog was dry, will probably not have it again, bit that may just be a personal preference thing. Wife...

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  • Superb290 Reviews4.6
Next Door by Wegmans 3220 Monroe Ave, Rochester
Next Door by Wegmans
Sushi • $$

Next Door by Wegmans

3220 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618

From the beginning to the end the service was excellent, the wine selection was very good. Started out with sushi which couldn’t have been fresher and well...

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  • Superb273 Reviews4.4
The Owl House 75 Marshall St, Rochester
The Owl House
New American • $$

The Owl House

75 Marshall St, Rochester, NY 14607

Excellent food and cocktails. Great service too! I plan to come back again to celebrate birthdays or special occasions. Make sure to make reservations at least...

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  • Superb209 Reviews4.6
Phillips 26 Corporate Woods, Rochester
Phillips
European • $$

Phillips

26 Corporate Woods, Rochester, NY 14623

Decor needs to be updated but the food and service is outstanding, they have the best Chicken French. Be sure to save room for desserts, they awesome. Do...

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  • Superb237 Reviews4.5
Good Luck 50 Anderson Ave, Rochester
Good Luck
New American • $$$

Good Luck

50 Anderson Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

Never been disappointed. Not once. Cocktails, service, food is really the best you can find in Rochester and the place to bring your out of town guests and...

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  • Superb236 Reviews4.5
The Original Charbroil House & Catering 1395 Island Cottage Rd, Rochester
The Original Charbroil House & Catering
American • $$

The Original Charbroil House & Catering

1395 Island Cottage Rd, Rochester, NY 14612

We 've been wanting to try the Saturday night lobster bake for some time, and finally did. The food was great, and the service was very attentive. The...

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  • Superb232 Reviews4.5
Basha Mediterranean Eatery 2900 Monroe Ave, Rochester
Basha Mediterranean Eatery
Mediterranean • $$

Basha Mediterranean Eatery

2900 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618

I hadn't been to Basha in a long time and after this incredible meal, I don't know why I ever stopped. The food was outstanding. I got a salad and...

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  • Superb199 Reviews4.6
Texas Roadhouse 3065 W Ridge Rd, Rochester
Texas Roadhouse
Steak House • $$

Texas Roadhouse

3065 W Ridge Rd, Rochester, NY 14626

Delicious! Steaks ALWAYS cooked to order! Rolls are the BEST! House salad and dressing is delicious as well. Prices are great. Nice staff and attentive. Clean...

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  • Superb289 Reviews4.3
black & blue steak and crab, Rochester NY 3349 Monroe Ave, Rochester
black & blue steak and crab, Rochester NY
Seafood • $$$

black & blue steak and crab, Rochester NY

3349 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618

O…M…G!!! This place was freaking phenomenal. Our server Andy was quite literally the best server we’ve ever had out of any restaurant we’ve been...

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  • Superb224 Reviews4.5
The Cub Room 739 S Clinton Ave, Rochester
The Cub Room
American • $$

The Cub Room

739 S Clinton Ave, Rochester, NY 14620

We reserved a table for 11 for a family dinner after a funeral. We were seated right away and the wait staff started attending to us. The drinks were great as...

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  • Superb222 Reviews4.5
Texas de Brazil 22 Celebration Dr, Rochester
Texas de Brazil
Steak House • $$$

Texas de Brazil

22 Celebration Dr, Rochester, NY 14620

It was a great first experience. Our waiter Ray was very helpful. The whole staff were friendly and helpful. The food was fresh and the meat cooked perfectly....

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  • Good317 Reviews4.2
Atlas Eats 2185 N Clinton Ave, Rochester
Atlas Eats
Fine Dining • $$

Atlas Eats

2185 N Clinton Ave, Rochester, NY 14617

No matter if your stopping by for brunch or making an evening of it by experiencing one of their creative, pre-fix dinners with cuisine inspired from around...

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  • Superb163 Reviews4.7

American Restaurants

American in Rochester
Nosh 47 Russell St, Rochester
Nosh
American • $$$

Nosh

47 Russell St, Rochester, NY 14607

I was blown away! Our food was spectacular. The scallops were cooked perfectly and the calamari in my dish was some of the best I've had. I'm...

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  • Superb240 Reviews4.4
Bernard's Grove 187 Long Pond Rd, Rochester
Bernard's Grove
American • $$

Bernard's Grove

187 Long Pond Rd, Rochester, NY 14612

WOW! My husband and I ate here for the first time on Friday night and we cannot wait to go back. For starters - the food was amazing! The calamari appetizer...

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  • Superb149 Reviews4.7
Edibles Restaurant and Bar 704 University Ave, Rochester
Edibles Restaurant and Bar
American • $$

Edibles Restaurant and Bar

704 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

Great place, great food and reasonable prices. We were a party of 5 and had a reservation, we were seated quickly upon entering the busy restaurant. All of...

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  • Superb192 Reviews4.5

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Rochester
Salvatore's Old Fashioned Pizzeria 1700 Culver Rd, Rochester
Salvatore's Old Fashioned Pizzeria
Pizza • $

Salvatore's Old Fashioned Pizzeria

1700 Culver Rd, Rochester, NY 14609

Today we decided as a public service to rank all the chocolate cream donuts so you wouldn't have to (you're welcome). Here's the results:...

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  • Superb224 Reviews4.6
Colombini's Pizza & Deli 3193 Chili Ave, Rochester
Colombini's Pizza & Deli
Pizza • $

Colombini's Pizza & Deli

3193 Chili Ave, Rochester, NY 14624

Their pizza is the best slice in Chili Center, featuring beautiful, buttery, flaky crust and a very unique and delicious red sauce! I will 100% recommend...

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  • Superb252 Reviews4.5
Pi Craft Pizza 100 Marketplace Dr, Rochester
Pi Craft Pizza
Pizza • $$

Pi Craft Pizza

100 Marketplace Dr, Rochester, NY 14623

My wife and I tend to be creatures of habit and if we like something at a place we just keep ordering it!! Well today I took a trip on the wild side and...

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  • Superb181 Reviews4.5

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Rochester
Old Pueblo Grill 55 Russell St, Rochester
Old Pueblo Grill
Mexican • $$

Old Pueblo Grill

55 Russell St, Rochester, NY 14607

Very cute local, authentic Mexican restaurant. A bit on the pricier side, but everything is heading in that direction. The food was delicious, and their chips...

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  • Good253 Reviews4.2
Bitter Honey 127 Railroad St #110, Rochester
Bitter Honey
Mexican • $$

Bitter Honey

127 Railroad St #110, Rochester, NY 14609

Located just outside the Rochester Regional Farmers Market, this Mexican restaurant doesn't offer what you'd call "authentic" or...

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  • Good253 Reviews4.2
John's Tex Mex 426 South Ave, Rochester
John's Tex Mex
Mexican • $

John's Tex Mex

426 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620

Delicious food, wonderful staff and a lovely location! The portions are huuuge, so it’s definitely a good bang for your buck. I recommend trying the...

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  • Superb237 Reviews4.4

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Rochester
Han Noodle Bar 687 Monroe Ave, Rochester
Han Noodle Bar
Chinese • $

Han Noodle Bar

687 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

This nice corner stop was a great choice for some college friends. The food smells fantastic and tastes just as amazing. Everything is well priced for what you...

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  • Superb254 Reviews4.5
Chen Garden 1750 Monroe Ave #1843, Rochester
Chen Garden
Chinese • $$

Chen Garden

1750 Monroe Ave #1843, Rochester, NY 14618

Great food more then enough to eat and leftovers for us served nice and hot it is served family style I think we got a big dish of fried rice and then what we...

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  • Superb194 Reviews4.3
Tsingtao House 2831 W Henrietta Rd, Rochester
Tsingtao House
Chinese • $$

Tsingtao House

2831 W Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623

A hidden gem in Rochester with great authentic Chinese food. The owner lady was friendly and helpful in recommending dishes to us. Best place to have dinner...

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  • Superb167 Reviews4.4

Seafood Restaurants

Seafood in Rochester
Tournedos Steakhouse 26 Broadway, Rochester
Tournedos Steakhouse
Seafood • $$$$

Tournedos Steakhouse

26 Broadway, Rochester, NY 14607

The staff was excellent. Sarah the server was polite, helpful and attentive. My glass never reached half empty. Super impressed with the food and the entire...

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Rella 181 Monroe Ave, Rochester
Rella
Seafood • $$

Rella

181 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

Absolutely incredible. We got nearly everything on the menu (sharing with the table) and every dish was better than the last. Seriously fabulous and ? worth...

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  • Superb121 Reviews4.8
Lento 274 N Goodman St, Rochester
Lento
Seafood • $$$

Lento

274 N Goodman St, Rochester, NY 14607

We celebrated my husband's birthday here. Everything was incredible and the service was superb. Reasonable pricing for the quality. We will be...

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  • Superb197 Reviews4.3

Burger Restaurants

Burgers in Rochester
The Retreat 512 Long Pond Rd, Rochester
The Retreat
Burgers • $

The Retreat

512 Long Pond Rd, Rochester, NY 14612

the bar is right near our home. Food is great and is very reasonable priced. Staff is very friendly. There is a variety of all different ages who go there.So...

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  • Superb173 Reviews4.7
The Playhouse // Swillburger 820 S Clinton Ave, Rochester
The Playhouse // Swillburger
Hamburger • $$

The Playhouse // Swillburger

820 S Clinton Ave, Rochester, NY 14620

I love this place! Great burgers, fries, and milkshakes. The bar list is always top notch and fun games make it a solid weekend hang out spot, even for my...

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  • Superb172 Reviews4.3
Bunga Burger Bar 1370 Mt Hope Ave, Rochester
Bunga Burger Bar
Hamburger • $$

Bunga Burger Bar

1370 Mt Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620

This was my 2nd visit here and again I was highly impressed. First the staff is friendly and greets you as soon as you walk in and they do not leave you...

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  • Good169 Reviews4.2

Indian Restaurants

Indian in Rochester
Thali of India 3259 S Winton Rd, Rochester
Thali of India
Indian • $$

Thali of India

3259 S Winton Rd, Rochester, NY 14623

What a high quality restaurant. Not only is the food superb but the customer service philosophy is golden. Balti preparations are a cacophony of flavor.The...

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  • Superb202 Reviews4.5
Naan-Tastic 100 Marketplace Dr, Rochester
Naan-Tastic
Indian • $$

Naan-Tastic

100 Marketplace Dr, Rochester, NY 14623

Most of the time I get their bowls with rice and chicken or lamb. It’s so yummy. Food well made with good, friendly employees. I come whenever I happen to be...

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  • Superb205 Reviews4.4
Royal of India 300 Park Point Dr, Rochester
Royal of India
Indian • $$

Royal of India

300 Park Point Dr, Rochester, NY 14623

The food was delicious and the service was excellent. Our waiter was extremely kind and accommodating. Prices are very reasonable. Some of the best Indian food...

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  • Superb154 Reviews4.4

Italian Restaurants

Italian in Rochester
Fiamma Pizza e Vino 4 Elton St, Rochester
Fiamma Pizza e Vino
Italian • $$

Fiamma Pizza e Vino

4 Elton St, Rochester, NY 14607

We were out for a bachelor evening and Fiammo Centro had a 7 person table available the same day. Our group had a variety of adventurous eating levels...

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Pane Vino On The River 175 N Water St, Rochester
Pane Vino On The River
Italian • $$$

Pane Vino On The River

175 N Water St, Rochester, NY 14604

A delightful experience, Pane Vino is one of the most beautiful Italian restaurants that I visited in the city. I enjoyed my Caesar salad but really...

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  • Superb193 Reviews4.4
Veneto Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta 318 East Ave, Rochester
Veneto Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta
Italian • $$

Veneto Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta

318 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14604

Upon entering Mariah made the atmosphere warm and inviting. My advice come hungry because the aroma will take over instantly of the cuisines that are being...

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  • Superb189 Reviews4.4
Bill Gray's North Greece Road Tap Room 1177 N Greece Rd, Rochester
Bill Gray's North Greece Road Tap Room
Bar & Grill • $$

Bill Gray's North Greece Road Tap Room

1177 N Greece Rd, Rochester, NY 14626

GREAT SERVICE....BIG PORTIONS.....GOOD FOOD.....GREAT SELECTIONS....OUTDOOR SEATING.....ICE CREAM STAND IN THE BLDG..LEE "81 SUPPORTER TILL THE F'ING...

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  • Good208 Reviews4.2
The Penfield Pour House 1665 Penfield Rd, Rochester
The Penfield Pour House
Bar & Grill • $$

The Penfield Pour House

1665 Penfield Rd, Rochester, NY 14625

Great wings. Been around a long time, great local spot. Hey John.. If you want the comfort of your own home at a sports bar- Sounds to me like your only...

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  • Superb148 Reviews4.3
Tryon City Tavern 2300 E Main St, Rochester
Tryon City Tavern
Bar & Grill • $$

Tryon City Tavern

2300 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14609

Second time going there food is great! And fresh Ben the bar tender is the .Best the bar got a little growed he didn't miss a beat he made sure everyone...

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  • Superb115 Reviews4.5
Highland Park Diner 960 S Clinton Ave, Rochester
Highland Park Diner
Diner • $$

Highland Park Diner

960 S Clinton Ave, Rochester, NY 14620

Great diner! Amazing food, friendly staff, food was made fresh and fast! We will be coming back again next time we are in town! It’s no wonder it is one of...

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  • Superb208 Reviews4.4
Jim's on Main 785 E Main St, Rochester
Jim's on Main
Diner • $

Jim's on Main

785 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14605

My fiancé and I come in every Tuesday and have since the summer started. I, unfortunately, will not be coming in for a bit due to going back to school, but we...

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Mr. Beenz Diner 1941 Buffalo Rd, Rochester
Mr. Beenz Diner
Diner • $

Mr. Beenz Diner

1941 Buffalo Rd, Rochester, NY 14624

Ate here twice in two days, food and service were excellent, highly recommend the New Yorker and the coffee isn't half bad for a diner. Our server was...

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  • Superb166 Reviews4.6