Where To EAT: Webster, NY

Webster has so many great spots to explore.
Here are some of our favorites.
We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.
For your convenience:
Link to restaurants website via name.
Distance from thenest-cottage noted in blue.

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or living in the area.

the nest-cottage:
We are a darling 2-bedroom short-term rental cottage in Upstate New York,
located in the charming neighborhood of Forest Lawn on the shore of Lake Ontario in the town of Webster, a suburb of Rochester, in Monroe County, in the state of New York, USA.


Body Fuel:
Bay Towne Plaza: 1900 Empire Road
5.1mi. (585)643-9499
Acai Bowls, Smoothies, Fresh-Pressed Juice
my order is always:
“PB Riggie” with Hemp Protein and Almond Milk No Chips,
Please and Thank you.
Be sure to get a punch card; so you can earn a free drink.
Yes, you will be back! 

Breathe Yoga and Juice Bar:
980 Ridge Road
5.6mi. (585)248-9070
This is a great place for Smoothie or Juice
and to take a Hot Yoga Class too!

Do be sure to check out the store.
Scott has the cutest things in the boutique.

The Waffle Factory:
30 North Avenue 7.4mi. (585)626-1152
Our #1 Pick: Best Acai Bowl!
It is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!!

Nice Village Location-Huge Outdoor Area

Tropical Smoothie Café:
927 Holt Road
6.9mi. (585)872-1975
TSC is new to town.
My oh my, their Smoothies are so good!
I asked and they do add sugar…that is why they are so darn good. 

There are options that say “naturally sweetened”
They are a little lower in calories without the added sugar.

and in some Cases, DINNER:      

Barry’s Old School Irish:
2 West Main Street 7.5mi. (585)545-4258
A cute little pub
a nice outdoor patio-Great village location.
The owners are so sweet.
A great spot for a Bite & Guinness or a Black and Tan.                                                          
Maas Diner:
2215 Empire Blvd.
5mi. (585)671-9090
Greek Diner
If you have a hearty appetite, I dare you to eat a stack of pancakes.
Just one pancake is the size of a dinner plate!

Mamma Lor’s:
1891 Ridge Road
10.8mi. (585)545-4895
This restaurant is a favorite of my daughter, Amanda and her boyfriend, Jon’s.
It is a great spot for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Be sure to check the board for specials.
Lor is an absolute doll.

T’s Family Restaurant:
950 Ridge Road
5.7mi. (585)671-9004
A nice, clean diner with a great Gyro.
If I love something at a Restaurant; then, I always order the same thing every time I go.
I am kind of boring like that.
Michael is always trying something new. I just want what I know I like.

The Village Bakery:
44 E. Main Street
7.8mi. (585)280-1040
popular hang-out spot-coffee, breakfast and lunch.
My girlfriends always want to meet here. It’s good;
but a little loud when you’re trying to have a chat.

The Waffle Factory:
30 North Avenue
7.4mi. (585)626-1152
cute little spot-village Location-serves up Brunch.
Great Brunch Menu
Breakfast Burritos/Brioche French Toast/Moon Cakes/Waffles

Plus: Acai Bowls/Elixers/Smoothies/Shakes
Check Out The Fresh-Squeezed Orange Juicer.


K2 Brother’s Brewing:
1221 Empire Blvd.
6.5mi. (585)413-1997
A Local Favorite!
a fun hang-out, huge yard and outdoor games.
I’d say if your young or young at heart;
then, this is a place for you. 

Knucklehead Craft Brewing:
426 Ridge Road
3.8mi. (585)347-6236
This is close bye theNest-Cottage.
First Microbrewery in Webster
Since 2014.

Irondequoit Beer Company:
765 Titus Ave 8.9mi. (585)544-3670
Our Favorite Brewery Pick!
Our son, Austin’s has a darling girlfriend, Jackie.
Jackie’s brother, Bobby is a Brew Master at IBC.
The beer is delish and so is the food.
a charming restored barn with cozy indoor dining;
as well as a large heated outdoor patio.
My go-to pick on the beer menu is: #7-Red Girl Rye Pale Ale.


Abbott’s Frozen Custard:
2195 Empire Blvd
4.9mi. (585)671-6365
Frozen Custard is so rich and creamy.

I have an itch to have one every Summer.

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream:
1041 Ridge Road
7.0mi. (585)872-4690
Our Pick: Best Ice Cream!
Their homemade ice cream is so delish. 
We buy a quart and keep it in the frig.
Dangerous, I know.

Cold Stone Creamery:
1028 Ridge Road
7.4mi. (585)645-6445
Sinfully delish

Polar Freeze Webster:
16 W. Main Street
7.5mi. (585)576-8844
new. never tried it.

944 Hard Road
5.6mi. (585)545-4178
lots of toppings.


Cobblestone on Main:
109 W. Main Street
7.2mi. (585)626-4450
A beautifully Renovated historic 1800’s cobblestone church.
good food and drinks in a casual setting.
Love their Pork Belly Tacos.

Hedges Nine Mile Point Restaurant:
1290 Lake Road
4.1mi. (585)265-3850
a nice spot on the water for a drink with a view.

JoJo’s Bistro and Wine Bar:
42 E. Main Street
7.6mi. (585)667-0707
We enjoy sitting in the bar area.
Love their Ricotta Gnocchi.

Pub 235
235 North Avenue
7.0mi. (585)216-1750
A popular spot.
The bread is too good; it’s dangerous.
Love their Haddock French.


Bill Gray’s:
941 Hard Road
5.5mi. (585)671-0584
Do you like a Grilled Cheese? Do you like hamburgers?
If so, the Grilled Cheeseburger Melt is what you want.
Be sure to get the hot sauce on the side…and pickles, of course.

Brody’s on the Bay:
1400 Empire Blvd.
6.4mi. (585)685-8016
Great location on the bay with a view to Go for drinks.

Ferrari Pizza Bar:
Located in Bay Towne Plaza: 1900 Empire Blvd.
5.1mi. (585)347-6382 
Our Favorite Pick For Pizza!
We love the Spicy Ferrari Pizza. Oh, it’s so good.
I also love their Fish Tacos they come with so many shoestring fries.
They have a large dining room inside and outside.
Yes, there is a Ferrari on display. Thus, the name. We usually do take out.

Fire Crust:
1998 Empire Road
4.9mi. (585)537-4747
This is a newer place. Very Cheesy pizza.

Five Guys Burgers:
927 Holt Road
6.4mi. (585)872-1746
For a quick burger/fry fix; they are pretty darn good.

Flaherty’s Three Flags Inn
1200 Bay Road
4.6mi. (585)671-0816
Our Favorite Pick For Casual Dining! 
When I am craving Shephard’s Pie I like to go and sit on the Bar side. 
For Take-out my pick is the Potato Skins.  I am usually wanting them during Football Season.
No, I am not a Buffalo Bill’s Fan (Michael is).  I am a New Orleans Saints Fan. “Who Dat?”

Hooligan’s Eastside Grill
809 Ridge Road 4.9mi. (585)671-7180
Our Favorite Sports Bar Pick!
This is where you go if you want to watch a Sporting Event or a Game.
There is a huge bar, a large dining room with ample booths and an outdoor patio.
It serves a good burger and wood-fired pizza. I always ordered the Artichoke French.

Roc Style Chicken & Burger
5 W. Main Street
7.5mi. (585)236-1902
If chicken isn’t your thing, they do a good gourmet burger with a bacon jam.
Yes, bacon is a hit on anything for me. Bacon + Jam=Winning!

1900 Empire Blvd.
5.1mi. (585)787-1320
Sometimes I just want a good Deli Submarine.
My pick: The Godfather Italian Sub + a bag of Lays.

Rustic Taco:
153 Lake Road
7.1mi. (585)545-4335
Our weekly Take-Out Spot. We almost always order: The Craft Cheeseburger Taco and The Sober Spicy Shrimp Taco. Honestly, everything on the menu is delish. Outside tables are available.
It is just over the County Line in Ontario. Worth the Drive.

Uno’s Pizzeria:
931 Holt Road
6.2mi. (585)872-4760
We used to go a lot when the kids were young.


For Chinese: Spring Garden
1217 Bay Road 4.8mi. (585)670-9999

I am not a Chinese food fan like Michael is. However, I swear that when I have a cold the Chicken Soup with Rice has a healing effect.

For French: The Peppered Pig
1759 Empire Blvd.
5.2mi. (585)347-6479
I am a sucker for anything French. I adore Quiche Lorraine, Crepes and Duck Confit and CrèmeBrulé.

For Italian: La Bella Vita
2126 Empire Blvd.
5.2mi. (585) 671-7220

For Sushi: Taka House Japanese Restaurant: Trisha’s Pick!
809 Ridge Road
6.1mi. (585)671-8520
When it is my turn to choose; I always choose Sushi from Taka House.
My order is:
(1) #110-Mountain Roll, (1) #111-Mango Roll, (1-2) #112-Bubba Gump (Oh, my absolute favorite!) and (1) #116-Webster Roll.
They always say, “Ready in 10 minutes” So yummy in my tummy!

For Mexican: Monte Alban
2245 Empire Blvd.
5.0mi. (585) 787-4700
We usually eat there so we can order Margaritas.  We like the Cadillac Margarita with Grand Marnier and I always order the Enchiladas de Mole! Oh, they are so good!

For Thai: Seasoning Thai Bistro
657-Ridge Road
4.9mi. (585) 347-6728
This is our go-to when Austin and Jackie come for a visit
and we all want Take-Out Thai food.                                                    
533 Forest Lawn Road Webster, NY 14580
Trisha Margarone
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