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American Restaurants in Rochester

4.8 - 325 votes

Hours: 4 - 9:30PM

564 Merchants Rd, Rochester
(585) 288-0067

Merchants Wood Fired Pizza & Bistro

Can not say enough amazing things about this place! The food is amazing and the staff is as good as it gets. A TRUE GEM of a place!! Sarah is AMAZING More reviews



4.8 - 234 votes

Hours: 5 - 11PM

2541 Monroe Ave, Rochester
(585) 270-5229


Excellent first experience at Avvino. The food, service, and atmosphere were all wonderful. They have an intimate dining room with dimmed lighting and ca... More reviews

4.5 - 342 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

2050 Latta Rd, Rochester
(585) 663-7320

Bill Gray's Greece

Food was good, hot and the fries were hot and crispy, fresh and we're not sitting around. More reviews

4.5 - 335 votes

Hours: 11AM - 11PM

99 Court St, Rochester
(585) 325-7090

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

I had the best time here! Danielle and crew were perfect? They cared and talked to me. They gave me perfect customer service and attention. This will be ... More reviews

4.6 - 239 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9:30PM

283 Oxford St, Rochester
(585) 563-7633

The Red Fern

One of the best places for vegan food and desert in the area!*Pros: Their desserts are top notch - sometimes we'll stop for the dessert alone. We lo... More reviews

4.6 - 231 votes

Hours: 5AM - 3PM

785 E Main St, Rochester
(585) 442-4172

Jim's on Main

First time eating here and boy was it a pleasure . The food was cooked as if cane out my own kitchen. Nice and healthy portions, the servers were so ple... More reviews

4.6 - 217 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2:30PM

75 Marshall St, Rochester
(585) 360-2920

The Owl House

This was our second time at The Owl House; the first time the lunch sandwich was chewy, as if reheated in a microwave oven. This time we tried their &q... More reviews

4.5 - 247 votes

Hours: 4:30PM - 2AM

50 Anderson Ave, Rochester
(585) 340-6161

Good Luck

Great restaurant great drinks! Only took 1 star off because of timing of entrees. Mine came out so far ahead of my husband's I was done before his e... More reviews

4.6 - 204 votes

Hours: 12 - 3PM

704 University Ave, Rochester
(585) 271-4910

Edibles Restaurant and Bar

We ordered the chicken sandwich and angus burger. They were cooked perfectly and the seasoned fries were amazing. More reviews

4.5 - 234 votes

Hours: 12 - 10PM

1395 Island Cottage Rd, Rochester
(585) 663-3860

The Original Charbroil House & Catering

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. T... More reviews

4.7 - 175 votes

Hours: 4PM - 12AM

512 Long Pond Rd, Rochester
(585) 227-9100

The Retreat

Great food, decent price. Only complaint is that the place is too small for their popularity! More reviews

4.3 - 296 votes

Hours: 5 - 9:30PM

3220 Monroe Ave, Rochester
(585) 249-4575

Next Door by Wegmans

It’s not every restaurant that can deal with a food allergy with grace and the correct amount of concern. Our party is difficult -allium allergy, which i... More reviews

4.5 - 228 votes

Hours: 4PM - 12AM

739 S Clinton Ave, Rochester
(585) 504-2790

The Cub Room

Consistent. The Cub Room is consistently exceptional in its kitchen. We have been eating here since it opened and unlike many Rochester area restaurants,... More reviews



4.4 - 257 votes

Hours: 5 - 11PM

47 Russell St, Rochester
(585) 445-8700


Great food and drinks! For vegetarians and omnivores alike. However, I was there in Nov 2021 and none of the staff were masked, so if you are extra cauti... More reviews

4.7 - 167 votes

Hours: Closed today

13 S Fitzhugh St, Rochester
(585) 770-1721

Founders Cafe

Absolutely incredible! great menu options, from vegan to meat lovers, very friendly staff and an overall delicious meal with wonderful quick service. Wil... More reviews

4.7 - 163 votes

Hours: 10AM - 2PM

2185 N Clinton Ave, Rochester
(585) 544-1300

Atlas Eats

Fantastic food in a quaint setting. Great staff - they easily made modifications for a GF meal. More reviews

4.2 - 290 votes

Hours: 4 - 10PM

425 Merchants Rd, Rochester
(585) 448-0061

Lucca Kitchen & Cocktails

Great place! I completely disagree with reviews stating the food is underwhelming. I very much enjoyed my dinner of seafood fra diavolo, with the sauce b... More reviews

4.4 - 222 votes

Hours: 7AM - 9PM

3400 W Ridge Rd, Rochester
(585) 225-9440

Blue Ridge Grill

Big portions. Nice energy. Good food. Wine list. Friendly staff. Menu has variety but would like to see more vegetarian and vegan options. More reviews

4.4 - 216 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

25 Cataract St, Rochester
(585) 263-9200

Genesee Brew House

Fun touristy place that's worth a stop. It's pretty close to downtown (walkable), but there's also ample parking if you want to stock up o... More reviews

4.4 - 211 votes

Hours: 8AM - 3PM

960 S Clinton Ave, Rochester
(585) 461-5040

Highland Park Diner

Very good vibe in here! Lively people and staff, vintage Americana feel, quick service, great food. More reviews

4.3 - 236 votes

Hours: 8AM - 2:30PM

176 S Goodman St, Rochester
(585) 545-4985

The Mad Hatter Restaurant & Bakery

This place is such a great find! The food was amazing, the staff was so friendly, the atmosphere very inviting!The queen's benedict is delicious wi... More reviews

4.3 - 235 votes

Hours: 12PM - 12AM

758 South Ave, Rochester
(585) 448-1148

The Old Stone Tavern

They mixed up my gluten free and regular buns, when I called to confirm the woman who answered told me she entered the order right and if the kitchen mix... More reviews

4.2 - 257 votes

Hours: 5 - 11PM

1290 University Ave, Rochester
(585) 340-6454

The Revelry

Love The Revelry! If you are looking for an unique cocktail, with some awesome bartenders, this is the place! Can't talk about the food, because we ... More reviews

4.3 - 229 votes

Hours: 8AM - 3PM

311 Alexander St, Rochester
(585) 537-7566

Locals Only

We picked up sausage breakfast burritos and I just.. can't put into words how AWESOME they were. It was like discovering a whole new category of fla... More reviews

4 - 315 votes

Hours: 5 - 9PM

30 Celebration Dr, Rochester
(585) 445-5770

Grappa Italian Nouveau

Birthday! The food is not of good quality, the drink takes a long time and they do not have a suitable person for drinks and it does not taste good, the ... More reviews

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