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135 W Commercial St, East Rochester, NY 14445-2151
585-662-5555
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, French, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Main Street (East Rochester)
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English first
Princeton Ontario
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were two Canadian couples in Rochester for a weekend of touring, shopping and exploring. We came upon Bistro 135 when trying to find a good place to have dinner. We were seated right away, in a little dining area off to the side across from the bar. My friend commented on how nice it was to be able to... More

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Bozeman, Montana
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A lovely jazz club tucked away in East Rochester. We dined early on a week night and enjoyed the live music along with our meal. The food was cooked to perfection. My risotto was outstanding. Service was excellent. An enjoyable evening at a hidden gem!

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Rochester, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a jazz club in little East Rochester, NY. It offers jazz during the dinner hour, very nice. When my wife's dinner arrived it appeared nice until she took a bite and there was a substantial amount of a gritty substance in her scallops. She sent the meal back and had it replaced with a new meal. There was... More

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Rochester, New York, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I've been here for an anniversary dinner with my husband and now with a couple of friends for a girls' night out. Each time, the food has been perfect. I had the filet both times and it was cooked perfectly and so tender. I also had spinach risotto which is probably the best I've ever had. There was live music,... More

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New Jersey
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81 reviews 81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We were there last Saturday night for dinner with friends - and it was a very pleasant experience. The only thing that would have made it so much better was that if the band did not have a horn section - at times it was glaringly loud. We were four people at a table and had to yell at each... More

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Rochester, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

On August 9th with a party of six people..... The food was okay but the service and attitudes of the waitstaff was deplorable. There was a young man server who was walking around the restaurant swearing. He was calling a supervisor/manager (not sure) very negative ethnic slurs and calling him an 'old man' in earshot of many, many customers. We... More

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Rochester, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This was our second visit to Bistro 135. The 1st visit was outstanding. We went on a Friday night and saw the Vanessa Mangione Quartet and had great food and service. So much so we recommended the place to our friends. We went back on Monday July 7th and were thoroughly disappointed. At 5pm there were only about 8 people... More

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Rochester, NY
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We go here often for happy hour specials at the bar. Prices are great & so is the food. We've also been for dinner; food is also great, but prices aren't as good.

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Rochester, NY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Had wonderful first time experience at Bistro 135. Must admit based on reviews from others our expectations were lowered, but we walked away extremely satisfied and glad we found another go to restaurant. Our reserved table for two was ready for us when we arrived at 7:30. We were on the upper floor in the main room, noted there were... More

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Rochester, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Really loved the bar area for drinks to enjoy the Saturday evening jazz music. The food was a severe disappointment. I ordered the Bibb salad with shrimp; the shrimp was severely underdressed and the shrimp I ordered was over cooked. I also tried the Chicken French which was basically bland. Despite the issues with food it is a nice place... More

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Additional Information about Bistro 135

Address: 135 W Commercial St, East Rochester, NY 14445-2151
Phone Number: 585-662-5555
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  East Rochester
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, French, Seafood

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