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Richardson's Canal House

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American, Austrian, European, Grill
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1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534
+1 585-248-5000
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Richardson's Canal House is a casual gourmet kitchen set on the scenic...
Richardson's Canal House is a casual gourmet kitchen set on the scenic banks of the Erie Canal in Pittsford, NY.
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  • 39
    Very good
  • 14
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Outdoor Atmosphere, Food and Drinks

I stopped down to have a drink for my birthday with my wife and friends and ended up staying for food. We sat outside and their outdoor dining area is one of the best in the city, perfect for a nice night. We had a seafood tower and appetizers along with some great wine, the wine list here is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Adam F
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Rochester, New York
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I stopped down to have a drink for my birthday with my wife and friends and ended up staying for food. We sat outside and their outdoor dining area is one of the best in the city, perfect for a nice night. We had a seafood tower and appetizers along with some great wine, the wine list here is extensive... More 

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Fairport, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We had dinner here on a beautiful Saturday night. We did not have a reservation and only had to wait about 20-30 minutes for a table outside. The staff was professional and friendly, and the food arrived quickly to our table. We ordered from the grill menu black pepper fries, a Cuban sandwich, and the kobe beef burger. The fries... More 

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Fairport, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Stopped around 8:30pm last night with the wife for a late dinner on the beautiful outdoor patio on the canal. The outdoor kitchen was still going strong and Johann seated us promptly and gave us an update on the new features outside like the sound system and outdoor bar. They have a few new dishes on the outdoor menu, one... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The outdoor covered dining area makes creates a nice atmosphere as you watch the boats float down/up the Erie Canal. Guests can also dine inside the restaurant which has low ceilings and is very quaint, the type of place that one thinks, "If these walls could talk!"

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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Food was good. Outdoor ambience along the canal very nice. I would recommend a visit. ..with a reservation :) and would be interested to return in the winter months!

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We hadn't dined at Richardson's for well over 20 years, so we did a nice lunch there today. It was superb in all regards. Most people eat out on the back patio during the summer, and the weather was perfect for it today. I had a turkey, bacon and avocado pannini sandwich, which came with a side order for which... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A summer diner in this lovely restaurant is a must specially during summer in Rochester. The restaurant has a great patio area overlooking Erie Canal which is very agreable specially on summer nights. It also has an indoor are for dining but the outdoor is more convenient on hot days. The food is very well prepared and comes very quickly... More 

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Pittsford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Extremely impressed with the service Richardson's provided for an outdoor event we held! We were particularly impressed with the number of servers they allocated for our 50 person event, all of whom were extremely attentive and ensured our guests were never waiting for a drink. Moreover, they escorted guests from cars to our tent with umbrellas. Both the event coordinator,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Haven't been to this restaurants in years but just went there on June 30 with 4 others to celebrate a big number birthday. Our waiter was very good and service was excellent. Sad to say, the food was mediocre, at best. This isn't just my opinion. On our return home, the others I was with had the same unsolicited opinion.... More 

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Pittsford, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful outdoor garden setting by the Canal. Choose from the light menu or the dining room menu. Exceptional service! There is also a large tented area, if you prefer, or you can go inside to the pub-like bar setting. If you prefer to be inside the historic Richardsons setting, there are numerous dining areas on two floors. Some are small... More 

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Additional Information about Richardson's Canal House

Address: 1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534
Phone Number: +1 585-248-5000
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Pittsford
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $20 to $30
Cuisine: American, Austrian, European, Grill

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Pittsford
  • Phone Number: +1 585-248-5000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20 to $30
  • Cuisine: American, Austrian, European, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic, Scenic view

Description

Richardson's Canal House is a casual gourmet kitchen set on the scenic banks of the Erie Canal in Pittsford, NY.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?