Guidebook for Rochester

Julie
Guidebook for Rochester

Arts & Culture

Amazing art gallery, like art exploded inside a warehouse.
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ARTISANworks
565 Blossom Road
15 moradores locais recomendam
Amazing art gallery, like art exploded inside a warehouse.
Indoor Rock Climbing!
RocVentures Climbing Gym
1044 University Avenue
Indoor Rock Climbing!
Indoor art/community space
Rochester Greenovation Inc
1199 East Main Street
Indoor art/community space
Awesome music space/bar
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The Bug Jar
219 Monroe Avenue
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Awesome music space/bar
Pretty cool gallery in the East end
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Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo)
137 East Avenue
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Pretty cool gallery in the East end
Alternative movies
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The Little Theatre
240 East Avenue
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Alternative movies
My favorite gallery, photography
Image City Photography Gallery
722 University Avenue
My favorite gallery, photography
Best movie theater around, red leather recliners with plenty of foot room. $6-10 tickets
AMC Webster 12
2190 Empire Boulevard
Best movie theater around, red leather recliners with plenty of foot room. $6-10 tickets

Food Scene

Cute little cafe within walking distance, glass porch and greenhouse seating.
The Greenhouse Cafe
2271 East Main Street
Cute little cafe within walking distance, glass porch and greenhouse seating.
Best Chinese food around, the fried rice tastes like it was grilled. Amazing. Within walking distance.
1014 Culver Rd
1014 Culver Rd
Best Chinese food around, the fried rice tastes like it was grilled. Amazing. Within walking distance.
BBQ, walking distance
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Sticky Lips BBQ City Music Hall
625 Culver Road
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BBQ, walking distance
Cute cafe inside an African art/jewelry store
Jembetat African Art Gallery
645 Park Avenue
Cute cafe inside an African art/jewelry store
LGBT friendly cafe
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Equal Grounds
750 South Avenue
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LGBT friendly cafe
Coffee shop in an old car dealership
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Spot Coffee
200 East Avenue
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Coffee shop in an old car dealership
$20+ plates, but good atmosphere
Edibles restaurant
704 University Avenue
$20+ plates, but good atmosphere
Expensive hipster restaurant, but all the food is locally sourced. Great atmosphere.
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Lento
274 Goodman Street North
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Expensive hipster restaurant, but all the food is locally sourced. Great atmosphere.
Gigantic custom unique donuts. Also a salvatores pizza.
1700 Culver Rd
1700 Culver Rd
Gigantic custom unique donuts. Also a salvatores pizza.
Cheap good eats.
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Dogtown
691 Monroe Avenue
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Cheap good eats.
Amazing Indian lunch Buffett
Thali of India
3259 South Winton Road
Amazing Indian lunch Buffett
Nice greek-ish restaurant with some locally sourced foods. Schoen place is fun for walking around, canal-side cute shops.
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Aladdin's Natural Eatery
8 Schoen Place
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Nice greek-ish restaurant with some locally sourced foods. Schoen place is fun for walking around, canal-side cute shops.
Mamasan's Noodle Caboodle Restaurant
2800 Monroe Avenue
Cute Noodle House
One block away, Mommy-owned chocolate shop that also serves coffee and ice cream. They have a play area for tiny humans!
Laughing Gull Chocolates
1868 E Main St
One block away, Mommy-owned chocolate shop that also serves coffee and ice cream. They have a play area for tiny humans!
ADORABLE little Greek cafe. Pure Vegetarian Menu with Vegan options.
Voula's Greek Sweets
439 Monroe Avenue
ADORABLE little Greek cafe. Pure Vegetarian Menu with Vegan options.
Purely Vegetarian/Vegan. Amazing desserts. Secret location, look for the steps below the Red Fern logo.
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The Red Fern
283 Oxford Street
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Purely Vegetarian/Vegan. Amazing desserts. Secret location, look for the steps below the Red Fern logo.
Misfit Doughnuts and Treats
982 Monroe Ave
Vegan Donuts!!!!
Cupcakes!! with Vegan, Gluten Free options. SO MANY OPTIONS
Get Caked Bakery Inc
274 Goodman St N
Cupcakes!! with Vegan, Gluten Free options. SO MANY OPTIONS
Persian Fast-Casual owned by a friend of ours.
Chortke Kabob ©
352 Goodman St N
Persian Fast-Casual owned by a friend of ours.
Indian Fast-Casual
Naan-Tastic
100 Marketplace Dr
Indian Fast-Casual

Sightseeing

Must see while in Rochester. Right next to Genny Brewery
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High Falls
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Must see while in Rochester. Right next to Genny Brewery
Beautiful rose garden and access to lower falls. Fishing trails for the adventurous. This is where we got married.
Maplewood Rose Garden
250 Maplewood Avenue
Beautiful rose garden and access to lower falls. Fishing trails for the adventurous. This is where we got married.

Essentials

Rochester's Largest outdoor market. Open Saturday, Tuesday and Thursdays 6am-2pm
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City of Rochester Public Market
280 Union St N
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Rochester's Largest outdoor market. Open Saturday, Tuesday and Thursdays 6am-2pm
Small natural foods grocery co-op
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Abundance Cooperative Market
571 South Avenue
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Small natural foods grocery co-op
If you're new to the North East, visiting Wegmans is a must.
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Wegmans
1750 East Ave
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If you're new to the North East, visiting Wegmans is a must.

Drinks & Nightlife

British Pub
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The Old Toad
277 Alexander Street
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British Pub
Vertex Nightclub, if you're into the goth scene or just enjoy really chill people.
Vertex Club of Rochester
169 North Chestnut Street
Vertex Nightclub, if you're into the goth scene or just enjoy really chill people.
LGBT Club, great for dancing.
TiLT Nightclub
444 Central Avenue
LGBT Club, great for dancing.
Hipster bar with outdoor fireplace
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Lux Lounge
666 South Avenue
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Hipster bar with outdoor fireplace

Entertainment & Activities

Best place ever. Must see if you have kids. Or if you're just that cool.
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The Strong Museum
1 Manhattan Square Drive
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Best place ever. Must see if you have kids. Or if you're just that cool.
Science museum and planetarium!
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Rochester Museum & Science Center
657 East Avenue
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Science museum and planetarium!
Kayak and Canoe rentals with bay or marsh access
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BayCreek Paddling Center, Inc.
1099 Empire Boulevard
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Kayak and Canoe rentals with bay or marsh access
Really great park for hiking, lots of different scenery
Abraham Lincoln Park
420 Smith Rd
Really great park for hiking, lots of different scenery
Rochester's zoo
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Seneca Park Zoo
2222 Saint Paul Street
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Rochester's zoo
Take a tour of the George Eastman House to learn about Rochester's photography history. Small cafe with gelato. See rare and classic films at the Dryden Theatre
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George Eastman Museum
900 East Avenue
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Take a tour of the George Eastman House to learn about Rochester's photography history. Small cafe with gelato. See rare and classic films at the Dryden Theatre
Fancy homemade icecream. $4 a scoop, but lots of interesting flavors.
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Hedonist Artisan Ice Cream
672 South Avenue
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Fancy homemade icecream. $4 a scoop, but lots of interesting flavors.
Best ice cream in the county. 100ish flavors, huge portions. A small is like a normal large, a large is like a whole box.
Lugia's Ice Cream
4719 Lyell Road
Best ice cream in the county. 100ish flavors, huge portions. A small is like a normal large, a large is like a whole box.
Go look at some cute animals, maybe take one home. There's a small ranch out back to show kids horses, goats and geese.
Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester
99 Victor Road
Go look at some cute animals, maybe take one home. There's a small ranch out back to show kids horses, goats and geese.

Everything Else

Hipster mall
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Village Gate Square
274 Goodman Street North
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Hipster mall
Great park for mountain biking
Tryon Park
Great park for mountain biking
Rochester's Parkour gym. They have open Adult Beginner classes to get people interested, $20. Great workout, awesome community!
Rochester Parkour
1344 University Avenue
Rochester's Parkour gym. They have open Adult Beginner classes to get people interested, $20. Great workout, awesome community!