Where to EAT | Rochester NY

There are so many wonderful places to EAT at in Rochester, NY.
Whether you are a foodie, out on a Date Night, exploring the city on vacation,
or just looking to try some place new…
Rochester has a diverse assortment of restaurants for you to enjoy.

this blog is all about:
Webster| Rochester| The Erie Canal| The Finger Lakes| and all there is to:
Eat| See| Shop while visiting this beautiful part of Upstate New York.
be our guest:
We provide this information for our guests; as well as anyone visiting
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.


The City of Rochester has the nickname Flower City“.
In the 1850’s, it boasted being home to the World’s Largest Seed Company:
The Ellwanger & Barry Seed Co.

A-Z| Restaurants: Rochester, NY.

TIP: For easy access
Hover over the highlighted name.
A link will appear to the restaurant-menu. Voila!

Bitter Honey: 127 Railroad St| tacos and tequila, a hip vibe, Rochester Public Market area
Blue Wolf Bistro: 657 Park Ave| comfort pub food, casual setting
Branca Midtown: 280 E. Broad| contemporary Italian eatery
Brown Hound Downtown: 500 University| a bistro at the MAG: Memorial Art Gallery
Char Steak & Lounge: 550 East Ave| style and panache, East Ave, at the Strathallen
Cure: 50 Rochester Public Market| French cuisine, craft cocktails, Rochester Public Market area
Dinosaur BBQ: 99 Court St| bbq beside the Genesee River, a local favorite
Edibles: 704 University Ave| cozy bistro, serving up local organic fare
Fiamma Centro: 4 Elton St| authentic Italian, our go-to with out-of-town company
Fiorella: 5 Rochester Public Market| woodfire pizza and homemade pasta dishes
Genesee Brew House: 25 Cataract St| this is a must when visiting ROC
Good Luck: 50 Anderson Ave| trendy spot, delectable dishes, NOTA: Neighborhood of The Arts
Grappa Italian Nouveau: 30 Celebration Dr| Modern Italian

Han Noodle Bar: 687 Monroe Ave| Our Pick: Best Take Out. Yum!
Hose 22: 56 Stutson St| Trisha’s Pick: Comfort Food. In a restored 1916 Firehouse
Juan and Marias Empanada: 280 Union St| empanadas at the Rochester Public Market
La Casa Restaurant: 93 Alexander St| Mexicana-fusion cantina
La Luna Restaurant: 60 Browns Race| balcony overlooks High Falls & Genesee River
Lento: 274 N. Goodman St| upscale fare, local meats and produce
Max of Eastman Place: 25 Gibbs St| good pick for Eastman Theatre: RPO Date Night
Nappa Wood Fired Pizzeria & Bistro: 573 S. Clinton| delicious pizza, South Wedge neighborhood
Nosh: 47 Russell St| great food, chic-industrial vibe, restored factory
Old Pueblo Grill: 55 Russell St| Mexican street food, hip casual setting
Original Grain: 280 E. Broad St| healthy vibe, smoothies, grain/noodle bowls, sandwiches
Ox and Stone: 282 Alexander St| Latin American-inspired, pair with sangria or margaritas
Pane Vino on the River: 175 N. Water St| outdoor patio, view of the Genesee River

Park Ave Pub: 650 Park Ave| Park Ave neighborhood location
Polizzi’s: 274 N. Goodman St| Italian, Village Gate in NOTA: Neighborhood of the Arts
Radio Social: 20 Carlson Rd| recreation hub, grub and booze; fun time with friends
Redd: 24 Winthrop St| Napa-inspired menu, Chef Richard Reddington
Rella: 181 Monroe Ave| diverse cuisine, attention to detail
Roam Cafe: 260 Park Ave| cozy spot for brunch, Park Ave neighborhood
Rocco: 165 Monroe Ave| cozy Italian eatery
Rooney’s: 90 Henrietta St| upscale menu, tucked away
Roux: 688 Park Ave| French Quarter cuisine, Park Ave neighborhood
Salena’s Mexican: 302 N. Goodman St| date night Auditorium’s: Broadway Theater League
Sinbad’s: 719 Park Ave| Mediterranean cuisine, Park Ave neighborhood
Swan Dive: 289 Alexander St| fun spot, craft cocktails and pizza
Tapa 177 Lounge: 177 St. Paul Blvd| vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes

Tap & Mallet: 381 Gregory St| craft beer +pub food, comfy setting, South Wedge
The Cub Room: 739 S. Clinton| upscale cocktails, seasonal-inspired cuisine
The Frog Pond: 652 Park Ave| cozy spot any time of day the frittata is amazing
The Gate House: 274 N. Goodman| creative fare, comfy setting
The Mercantile on Main: 240 E. Main St| curated collection, in the old Sibley building
The Old Stone Tavern: 758 South Ave| neighborhood tavern, in the South Wedge
The Owl House: 75 Marshall St| New American cuisine, near Strangebird Brewery
The Red Fern: 283 Oxford St| casual setting, serving up healthy cuisine
The Revelry: 1290 University Ave| Lowcountry cuisine; Y’all going to love the fried chicken
The Vesper: 1 Capron St| gastropub/oyster bar, in the historic Capron building
Tony D’s: 288 Exchange Blvd| view of the Genesee River, in the Corn Hill neighborhood
Tournedos Steakhouse: 26 Broadway| near the Rochester International Jazz Fest Venue
Velvet Belly: 3 Rochester Public Market| cocktails +seafood, Rochester Public Market area

Be sure to check out
8/11/22-Blog Post: The INSTAGRAM EDITION: Rochester, NY
We will dive into the
bars, breweries, cideries, restaurants, wineries and venues
that @thenest-cottage2022 follows on Instagram.
So many choices; so little time. Mangia!

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533 Forest Lawn Road Webster, NY 14580
Trisha Margarone
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