Guidebook for Rochester

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Guidebook for Rochester

Food Scene

Upscale rustic contemporary local restaurant with outstanding food, drinks, atmosphere and good peeps! Everything on the menu is super tasty.
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The Cub Room
739 S Clinton Ave
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Upscale rustic contemporary local restaurant with outstanding food, drinks, atmosphere and good peeps! Everything on the menu is super tasty.
Breathtaking view of downtown rochester and high falls. Brew history museum, store, tasting room, restaurant and bar with outdoor seating.
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Genesee Brew House
25 Cataract Street
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Breathtaking view of downtown rochester and high falls. Brew history museum, store, tasting room, restaurant and bar with outdoor seating.
$1 Oysters on Tuesdays nights. It gets packed so get there early.
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Lento
274 Goodman Street North
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$1 Oysters on Tuesdays nights. It gets packed so get there early.
Good Luck is a restaurant and nightspot in Rochester, NY, offering cuisine made from seasonal, local ingredients, and craft cocktails in a loft-style space with an open kitchen.
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Good Luck
50 Anderson Avenue
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Good Luck is a restaurant and nightspot in Rochester, NY, offering cuisine made from seasonal, local ingredients, and craft cocktails in a loft-style space with an open kitchen.
Best vegan restaurant in town! (love the steak bomber!)
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The Red Fern
283 Oxford Street
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Best vegan restaurant in town! (love the steak bomber!)
Upscale, romantic and cozy. One of the best Italian restaurants in town.
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Rocco
165 Monroe Avenue
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Upscale, romantic and cozy. One of the best Italian restaurants in town.
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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
99 Court Street
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Sticky Lips BBQ City Music Hall
625 Culver Road
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Cheesy Eddie's
602 South Ave
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Tasty cafe to grab a quick lunch.
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Harry G's New York Deli and Cafe
678 South Avenue
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Tasty cafe to grab a quick lunch.
Wood fired pizzas only a short walk away along the river. It gets super crowded fast on the weekends.
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Tony D's
288 Exchange Boulevard
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Wood fired pizzas only a short walk away along the river. It gets super crowded fast on the weekends.
Quirky fun coffee shop in a retro car dealer building.
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Spot Coffee
200 East Avenue
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Quirky fun coffee shop in a retro car dealer building.
Unique and fun atmosphere -tasty Mexican food!
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La Casa Restaurant
93 Alexander Street
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Unique and fun atmosphere -tasty Mexican food!
Casual dinning, we usually order take -out but don't confuse it with typical asian food. Generous portions, amazing flavors, fast and friendly family owned business.
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Flavors of Asia
831 South Clinton Avenue
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Casual dinning, we usually order take -out but don't confuse it with typical asian food. Generous portions, amazing flavors, fast and friendly family owned business.
Very very very casual with amazingly fresh sushi at a great price.
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Shiki
1054 South Clinton Avenue
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Very very very casual with amazingly fresh sushi at a great price.
Hole in wall diner with fast, tasty and affordable breakfast/brunch.
South Wedge Diner
880 South Clinton Avenue
Hole in wall diner with fast, tasty and affordable breakfast/brunch.
Soups, salads & sandwiches, plus breakfast & a kids' menu, in a casual cafe with sidewalk tables. President Obama visited here once a few years ago. His special is on the menu.
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Magnolia's Deli & Cafe
366 Park Avenue
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Soups, salads & sandwiches, plus breakfast & a kids' menu, in a casual cafe with sidewalk tables. President Obama visited here once a few years ago. His special is on the menu.
Cozy atmosphere, tasty food and great prices.
Veneto Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta
318 East Ave
Cozy atmosphere, tasty food and great prices.
Upscale, contemporary, romantic atmosphere. High end cocktails bar and tasty gourmet food. Reservations recommended for dinner.
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The Revelry
1290 University Avenue
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Upscale, contemporary, romantic atmosphere. High end cocktails bar and tasty gourmet food. Reservations recommended for dinner.
Romantic of the beaten path restaurant.
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Cure
50 Rochester Public Market
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Romantic of the beaten path restaurant.
Soups, salads & Greek plates made with natural ingredients at this cafe with a covered terrace.
10 moradores locais recomendam
Aladdin's Natural Eatery
646 Monroe Avenue
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Soups, salads & Greek plates made with natural ingredients at this cafe with a covered terrace.
Upscale, Latin-inspired kitchen with craft cocktails & a candlelit atmosphere in a historic 1880s mansion. We've always had tasty meals here.
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Ox And Stone
282 Alexander St
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Upscale, Latin-inspired kitchen with craft cocktails & a candlelit atmosphere in a historic 1880s mansion. We've always had tasty meals here.
Vast offerings include pitas, kebabs & Mediterranean platters at this buzzy, earth-toned eatery. Outdoor seating in the summer.
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Sinbad's Mediterranean Cuisine
719 Park Avenue
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Vast offerings include pitas, kebabs & Mediterranean platters at this buzzy, earth-toned eatery. Outdoor seating in the summer.
Asian Fusion Restaurant. Awesome - one of the Best Bloody Mary's I've ever had.
Furoshiki
682 Park Ave
Asian Fusion Restaurant. Awesome - one of the Best Bloody Mary's I've ever had.
Homemade family-run bagel shop offering a wide selection of healthy alternatives to fast food chains. Fresh bagels made in house for breakfast or lunch.
Balsam Bagels
288 Winton Rd N
Homemade family-run bagel shop offering a wide selection of healthy alternatives to fast food chains. Fresh bagels made in house for breakfast or lunch.
Traditional British Pub serving authentic British fare & fine craft beer. BEST fish fry in town!
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The Old Toad
277 Alexander Street
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Traditional British Pub serving authentic British fare & fine craft beer. BEST fish fry in town!
Walking distance to Eclectic Italian dining. Quaint and charming ambiance. Outdoor patio seating. Private parties. Catering. Full menu take-out and delivery To-Go Taxi.com. Reservations accepted.
Panzari’s
321 Exchange Boulevard
Walking distance to Eclectic Italian dining. Quaint and charming ambiance. Outdoor patio seating. Private parties. Catering. Full menu take-out and delivery To-Go Taxi.com. Reservations accepted.
Hip cafe & lounge featuring coffee, cocktails & sandwiches, plus live music, in a funky setting.
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Boulder Coffee Co Cafe and Lounge
100 Alexander Street
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Hip cafe & lounge featuring coffee, cocktails & sandwiches, plus live music, in a funky setting.
Hip, art-adorned haunt with sidewalk tables & a menu of pastries, fresh coffee & light bites.
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Java's Cafe
16 Gibbs Street
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Hip, art-adorned haunt with sidewalk tables & a menu of pastries, fresh coffee & light bites.
Tasty Mexican food
Bitter Honey
127 Railroad St
Tasty Mexican food

Drinks & Nightlife

Awesome venue- walking distance from the apartment.
Flight Wine Bar
262 Exchange Boulevard
Awesome venue- walking distance from the apartment.
NEW- Sports bar that just opened up! Walking distance from the apartment and to downtown Rochester.
Exchange Sports Bar
251 Exchange Blvd
NEW- Sports bar that just opened up! Walking distance from the apartment and to downtown Rochester.
Uummmmm...beer! Brewer owned and operated with rotating unique brews.
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Swiftwater Brewing Company
378 Mount Hope Avenue
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Uummmmm...beer! Brewer owned and operated with rotating unique brews.
Mullers Cider House
1344 University Ave
NEW- Premium Craft Beer/Sports Bar with over 500 specialty and craft beers, 50 on tap. Signature food items include personal gourmet pizzas and their Barbarian Pretzel.
The Beer Market
1401 Mt Hope Ave
NEW- Premium Craft Beer/Sports Bar with over 500 specialty and craft beers, 50 on tap. Signature food items include personal gourmet pizzas and their Barbarian Pretzel.
Dessert and Wine Bar
Chocolate & Vines
757 University Ave
Dessert and Wine Bar
Tasty wine bar. Upstairs is a craft drink speak easy bar.
Solera Wine/ Cheshire Speak Easy (Upstairs)
Tasty wine bar. Upstairs is a craft drink speak easy bar.
Rochester's own distillery with great a fun little tasting room.
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Black Button Distilling
85 Railroad Street
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Rochester's own distillery with great a fun little tasting room.

Arts & Culture

Rochester’s premier theatre house
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Geva Theatre Center
75 Woodbury Boulevard
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Rochester’s premier theatre house
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The Strong Museum
1 Manhattan Square Drive
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World's foremost museum of photography and cinema located on the historic estate of George Eastman, the pioneer of popular photography.
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George Eastman Museum
900 East Avenue
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World's foremost museum of photography and cinema located on the historic estate of George Eastman, the pioneer of popular photography.
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Eastman Theatre
26 Gibbs Street
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Rochester Museum & Science Center
657 East Avenue
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Essentials

The disneyland of grocery stores.
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Wegmans
1750 East Ave
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The disneyland of grocery stores.

Parks & Nature

Nice walk along the river (walking toward Uof R). Trail eventually leads to Genesee Valley Park. Walking distance from the apartment.
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Highland Park
43 moradores locais recomendam
Nice walk along the river (walking toward Uof R). Trail eventually leads to Genesee Valley Park. Walking distance from the apartment.
https://www.cityofrochester.gov/grt/
Genesee Riverway Trail
https://www.cityofrochester.gov/grt/
Beautiful walk around the reservoir with views of the cityscape.
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Cobb's Hill Park
80 Culver Road
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Beautiful walk around the reservoir with views of the cityscape.
Sail away with a licensed captain on Beautiful Lake Ontario for two hours aboard the sailing vessel Albatross, a Beneteau Oceanis 370 sailboat. Soak in the beauty & warmth of a stunning great lake sunset upon an endless expanse of horizon or enjoy the amazing sights of the vibrant Fall color change along the historic Genesee River. Sailing is a great way to reconnect to nature's healing peace found in the winds, water, and waves. Great for couples, friends & families looking to make unforgettable memories. Captain Pam is a lifelong sailor with a 100 Ton U.S. Coast Guard Master Captain License and over 30 years experience sailing the Great Lakes, Northeast, and Caribbean. Her knowledgeable and experienced crew will ensure you have a safe and enjoyable cruise. Your memorable Cruise will begin at the River Street Marina on the Genesee River out of the Port of Rochester. Voyages depart between 4:00 & 6:00 PM, seven days a week. Choice of bottled or seltzer water will be provided. You may bring your own food and beverages or pre-arrange, with Captain Pam, to have additional food / beverages provided during your trip. Contact Captain Pam to enjoy your Sailing Experiences by Albatross (SEA) today.
River Street Marine
110 Petten Street
Sail away with a licensed captain on Beautiful Lake Ontario for two hours aboard the sailing vessel Albatross, a Beneteau Oceanis 370 sailboat. Soak in the beauty & warmth of a stunning great lake sunset upon an endless expanse of horizon or enjoy the amazing sights of the vibrant Fall color change along the historic Genesee River. Sailing is a great way to reconnect to nature's healing peace found in the winds, water, and waves. Great for couples, friends & families looking to make unforgettable memories. Captain Pam is a lifelong sailor with a 100 Ton U.S. Coast Guard Master Captain License and over 30 years experience sailing the Great Lakes, Northeast, and Caribbean. Her knowledgeable and experienced crew will ensure you have a safe and enjoyable cruise. Your memorable Cruise will begin at the River Street Marina on the Genesee River out of the Port of Rochester. Voyages depart between 4:00 & 6:00 PM, seven days a week. Choice of bottled or seltzer water will be provided. You may bring your own food and beverages or pre-arrange, with Captain Pam, to have additional food / beverages provided during your trip. Contact Captain Pam to enjoy your Sailing Experiences by Albatross (SEA) today.

Sightseeing

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High Falls
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A one-of-a-kind, collection of art in a very unique setting. Perfect place to check out on a rainy day.
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ARTISANworks
565 Blossom Road
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A one-of-a-kind, collection of art in a very unique setting. Perfect place to check out on a rainy day.
Mount Hope Cemetery was founded in 1838 and is one of the United States' first municipal rural cemeteries. Abolitionists Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony are buried here.
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Mount Hope Cemetery
1133 Mount Hope Avenue
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Mount Hope Cemetery was founded in 1838 and is one of the United States' first municipal rural cemeteries. Abolitionists Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony are buried here.

Entertainment & Activities

Indy movies
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The Little Theatre
240 East Avenue
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Indy movies
Veteran nonprofit staging a variety of innovative theatrical productions, plus jazz concerts.
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Downstairs Cabaret Theatre
20 Windsor Street
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Veteran nonprofit staging a variety of innovative theatrical productions, plus jazz concerts.
The Playhouse is a bar, arcade and burger joint in Rochester, that opened in 2015 in a historic church.
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Swillburger
820 S Clinton Ave
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The Playhouse is a bar, arcade and burger joint in Rochester, that opened in 2015 in a historic church.