Guidebook for Rochester

Ama
Guidebook for Rochester

Food Scene

A Simple evenings dinner in a casual setting with consistently good food and friendly atmosphere. Garlic Parm chicken wings are the best in town!
Elmwood Inn
1256 Mount Hope Avenue
A Simple evenings dinner in a casual setting with consistently good food and friendly atmosphere. Garlic Parm chicken wings are the best in town!
Upscale trendy rustic contemporary restaurant with outstanding food, drinks, atmosphere and good peeps! Everything on the menu is super tasty.
9 moradores locais recomendam
The Cub Room
739 S Clinton Ave
9 moradores locais recomendam
Upscale trendy rustic contemporary restaurant with outstanding food, drinks, atmosphere and good peeps! Everything on the menu is super tasty.
This century-old, brick-&-wood brewery features a tasting bar, a rooftop deck & pub fare with breathtaking views of high falls and the downtown skyline.
30 moradores locais recomendam
Genesee Brew House
25 Cataract Street
30 moradores locais recomendam
This century-old, brick-&-wood brewery features a tasting bar, a rooftop deck & pub fare with breathtaking views of high falls and the downtown skyline.
$1 Oysters on Tuesdays nights. It gets packed so get there early.
8 moradores locais recomendam
Lento
274 Goodman Street North
8 moradores locais recomendam
$1 Oysters on Tuesdays nights. It gets packed so get there early.
Best vegan restaurant in town! (love the steak bomber!)
17 moradores locais recomendam
The Red Fern
283 Oxford Street
17 moradores locais recomendam
Best vegan restaurant in town! (love the steak bomber!)
Another tasty vegetarian restaurant with meat dish options as well.
21 moradores locais recomendam
The Owl House
75 Marshall Street
21 moradores locais recomendam
Another tasty vegetarian restaurant with meat dish options as well.
Upscale, romantic and cozy. One of the best Italian restaurants in town.
8 moradores locais recomendam
Rocco
165 Monroe Avenue
8 moradores locais recomendam
Upscale, romantic and cozy. One of the best Italian restaurants in town.
Finger licken good BBQ.
Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint
830 Jefferson Road
Finger licken good BBQ.
Tasty Asian dishes in a casual atmosphere.
The Soup Spoon
1378 Mount Hope Avenue
Tasty Asian dishes in a casual atmosphere.
Dessert and Wine Bar
Chocolate & Vines
757 University Ave
Dessert and Wine Bar
Very very very casual with amazingly fresh sushi at a great price.
6 moradores locais recomendam
Shiki
1054 South Clinton Avenue
6 moradores locais recomendam
Very very very casual with amazingly fresh sushi at a great price.
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.
14 moradores locais recomendam
Magnolia's Deli & Cafe
366 Park Avenue
14 moradores locais recomendam
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, Latin-inspired kitchen with craft cocktails & a candlelit atmosphere in a historic 1880s mansion. We've always had tasty meals here.
9 moradores locais recomendam
Ox And Stone
282 Alexander St
9 moradores locais recomendam
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.
10 moradores locais recomendam
Sinbad's Mediterranean Cuisine
719 Park Avenue
10 moradores locais recomendam
Vast offerings include pitas, kebabs & Mediterranean platters at this buzzy, earth-toned eatery. Outdoor seating in the summer.
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.
Aja noodle co. offers a new twist on the classic "noodle house" theme. Enjoy our traditional Asian noodles that we combine with abundant fresh flavors at affordable prices.
Aja Cantina
2602 Elmwood Avenue
Aja noodle co. offers a new twist on the classic "noodle house" theme. Enjoy our traditional Asian noodles that we combine with abundant fresh flavors at affordable prices.
AMAZING place to go for brunch. Old-school luncheonette features a big breakfast menu and energetic atmosphere.
9 moradores locais recomendam
James Brown's Place
1356 Culver Road
9 moradores locais recomendam
AMAZING place to go for brunch. Old-school luncheonette features a big breakfast menu and energetic atmosphere.
Old fashioned diner foods and fantastic breakfast.
15 moradores locais recomendam
Highland Park Diner
960 South Clinton Avenue
15 moradores locais recomendam
Old fashioned diner foods and fantastic breakfast.
Incredible lunch buffet with delicious choices
Thali of India
3259 South Winton Road
Incredible lunch buffet with delicious choices
The best Chinese cooking in city. Lunches are GREAT!
Chen Garden
1750 Monroe Ave
The best Chinese cooking in city. Lunches are GREAT!

Arts & Culture

Rochester’s premier theatre house
21 moradores locais recomendam
Geva Theatre Center
75 Woodbury Boulevard
21 moradores locais recomendam
Rochester’s premier theatre house
A must see for Kids and Adults. The Strong is the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play and is home to the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame and more. Explore a highly interactive museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. Toys and games from every generation- from video-game exhibits to a walk down "Sesame Street."
100 moradores locais recomendam
The Strong Museum
1 Manhattan Square Drive
100 moradores locais recomendam
A must see for Kids and Adults. The Strong is the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play and is home to the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame and more. Explore a highly interactive museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. Toys and games from every generation- from video-game exhibits to a walk down "Sesame Street."
World's foremost museum of photography and cinema located on the historic estate of George Eastman, the pioneer of popular photography.
79 moradores locais recomendam
George Eastman Museum
900 East Avenue
79 moradores locais recomendam
World's foremost museum of photography and cinema located on the historic estate of George Eastman, the pioneer of popular photography.
The theatre is the principal performance venue for the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Eastman Opera Theatre presents fully staged operatic productions each spring. The theatre is the primary hall for the Eastman School's larger ensembles, including its orchestras, wind ensembles, jazz ensembles, and chorale.
22 moradores locais recomendam
Eastman Theatre
26 Gibbs Street
22 moradores locais recomendam
The theatre is the principal performance venue for the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Eastman Opera Theatre presents fully staged operatic productions each spring. The theatre is the primary hall for the Eastman School's larger ensembles, including its orchestras, wind ensembles, jazz ensembles, and chorale.
A one-of-a-kind, collection of art in a very unique setting. Perfect place to check out on a rainy day.
15 moradores locais recomendam
ARTISANworks
565 Blossom Road
15 moradores locais recomendam
A one-of-a-kind, collection of art in a very unique setting. Perfect place to check out on a rainy day.
Sprawling collection from medieval to contemporary works, with paintings by Rembrandt & Monet.
39 moradores locais recomendam
Galeria de Arte Memorial
500 University Avenue
39 moradores locais recomendam
Sprawling collection from medieval to contemporary works, with paintings by Rembrandt & Monet.
49 moradores locais recomendam
Rochester Museum & Science Center
657 East Avenue
49 moradores locais recomendam

Parks & Nature

Highland Park is a beautiful 150 acre park that is host to many fun activities, events and interesting attractions including short hiking trails. Highland Park is the home of the Lilac Festival in May. The Lamberton Conservatory, which is a beautiful collection of plants from many different places and is is open all year around. Many memorials and gardens are located in the park, including The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Workers' Memorial, Victims' Rights Memorial, and the AIDS Remembrance Garden.
43 moradores locais recomendam
Highland Park
43 moradores locais recomendam
Highland Park is a beautiful 150 acre park that is host to many fun activities, events and interesting attractions including short hiking trails. Highland Park is the home of the Lilac Festival in May. The Lamberton Conservatory, which is a beautiful collection of plants from many different places and is is open all year around. Many memorials and gardens are located in the park, including The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Workers' Memorial, Victims' Rights Memorial, and the AIDS Remembrance Garden.

Drinks & Nightlife

50 beers on tap from around the world. Tasty fish fries, bangers and mash offered every day of the week!
14 moradores locais recomendam
Tap and Mallet
381 Gregory Street
14 moradores locais recomendam
50 beers on tap from around the world. Tasty fish fries, bangers and mash offered every day of the week!
Good Luck is a restaurant and popular nightspot offering cuisine made from seasonal, local ingredients, and craft cocktails.
40 moradores locais recomendam
Good Luck
50 Anderson Avenue
40 moradores locais recomendam
Good Luck is a restaurant and popular nightspot offering cuisine made from seasonal, local ingredients, and craft cocktails.
Tasty hard ciders from all over the world.
Mullers Cider House
1344 University Ave
Tasty hard ciders from all over the world.
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
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.
Traditional British Pub serving authentic British fare & fine craft beer. BEST fish fry in town!
9 moradores locais recomendam
The Old Toad
277 Alexander Street
9 moradores locais recomendam
Traditional British Pub serving authentic British fare & fine craft beer. BEST fish fry in town!

Sightseeing

High Falls Center And Interpretative Museum
60 Browns Race

Shopping

One of kind, contemporary fine crafts 100% handmade in the United States and Canada.
6 moradores locais recomendam
Craft Company No.6
785 University Avenue
6 moradores locais recomendam
One of kind, contemporary fine crafts 100% handmade in the United States and Canada.
Over 300 vendors on Saturdays! Offering fresh produce, ethnic delicacies, specialty items, cafes, coffee shops, breweries, and more. Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6am- 1pm. Saturdays from 5am - 3pm.
25 moradores locais recomendam
City of Rochester Public Market
280 Union St N
25 moradores locais recomendam
Over 300 vendors on Saturdays! Offering fresh produce, ethnic delicacies, specialty items, cafes, coffee shops, breweries, and more. Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6am- 1pm. Saturdays from 5am - 3pm.
The Disneyland of grocery stores.
22 moradores locais recomendam
Wegmans
1750 East Ave
22 moradores locais recomendam
The Disneyland of grocery stores.

Entertainment & Activities

Indy movies
38 moradores locais recomendam
The Little Theatre
240 East Avenue
38 moradores locais recomendam
Indy movies
Galleries, studios, good eat, & boutiques. Many artists in Anderson Alley (250 N. Goodman) open their studios for the FREE First Fridays or Second Saturday of each month. A 4 stories building filled with artistry.
15 moradores locais recomendam
Village Gate Square
274 Goodman Street North
15 moradores locais recomendam
Galleries, studios, good eat, & boutiques. Many artists in Anderson Alley (250 N. Goodman) open their studios for the FREE First Fridays or Second Saturday of each month. A 4 stories building filled with artistry.
One of Rochester's best-known neighborhoods for strolling and shopping in an urban environment. Traveling east from Meigs to Culver you’ll
6 moradores locais recomendam
Park Avenue
6 moradores locais recomendam
One of Rochester's best-known neighborhoods for strolling and shopping in an urban environment. Traveling east from Meigs to Culver you’ll
Veteran nonprofit staging a variety of innovative theatrical productions, plus jazz concerts.
6 moradores locais recomendam
Downstairs Cabaret Theatre
20 Windsor Street
6 moradores locais recomendam
Veteran nonprofit staging a variety of innovative theatrical productions, plus jazz concerts.
The area also has many small green spaces, nifty old buildings, and is in walking distance to Highland Park and Mount Hope Cemetery. South Avenue and Gregory Street converge in the heart of South Wedge. This intersection marks the centerpoint of the locally-owned shops, cafes, bars, and other small businesses the Wedge is known for. You will not find one single national chain here. The Wedge has successfully developed a locavore culture that maintains its unique vibe and reinforces neighborhood pride. For food and drink, your options include a wine bar, a brewery, bakeries, wood-fried pizza, several funky coffee shops, a couple of good cheap diners, and Jamaican, Mexican, New Orleans, and Asian Fusion cuisine. For shopping you have several grocery options, plus small gift shops and clothing stores.
9 moradores locais recomendam
South Wedge
9 moradores locais recomendam
The area also has many small green spaces, nifty old buildings, and is in walking distance to Highland Park and Mount Hope Cemetery. South Avenue and Gregory Street converge in the heart of South Wedge. This intersection marks the centerpoint of the locally-owned shops, cafes, bars, and other small businesses the Wedge is known for. You will not find one single national chain here. The Wedge has successfully developed a locavore culture that maintains its unique vibe and reinforces neighborhood pride. For food and drink, your options include a wine bar, a brewery, bakeries, wood-fried pizza, several funky coffee shops, a couple of good cheap diners, and Jamaican, Mexican, New Orleans, and Asian Fusion cuisine. For shopping you have several grocery options, plus small gift shops and clothing stores.
The Playhouse is a bar, arcade and burger joint in Rochester, that opened in 2015 in a historic church.
21 moradores locais recomendam
Swillburger
820 S Clinton Ave
21 moradores locais recomendam
The Playhouse is a bar, arcade and burger joint in Rochester, that opened in 2015 in a historic church.