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Richardson's Canal House

1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534
+1 585-248-5000
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Ranked #2 of 50 Restaurants in Pittsford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Austrian, European, Grill
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 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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English first
Calgary, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

What a great find! This beautiful, historic Canal House is a lovely place to dine, and would be a lovely place to celebrate a special occasion. The food was outstanding, the service amazing, and the Host and Hostess of the House very welcoming! A very romantic spot, in beautiful Pittsford.

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Pittsford, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

No matter what the season, Richardson's is a great place to go for an outstanding meal. Whether it is the summer on the patio with their grill menu or in the pub room in the Winter with seasonal fare you will never be disappointed. The service is always first rate and friendly. The menu changes frequently and will not disappoint.... More

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Fairport, New York
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139 reviews 139 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Went here last night with the wife, got there around 7:30 and the place was fairly full but Johann got us a nice table in a little room off the top floor. Service is always great here, very professional and attentive. Started off with a nice bottle of Franciscan Meritage. As it's Oktoberfest there we ordered from that menu but... More

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New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

OK.........I am a "foodie". Whether I am dining locally or traveling, restaurant selection is definitely a priority for me. I peruse the Chowhound blog as if it were a food bible. That being said, I have discovered the best Oktoberfest food that I can only compare to what I experienced in Germany. From past experience, I was already aware that... More

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Walworth, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We enjoyed our meal and a drink each. We got a gift certificate or we could not have justified spending over $100 on a meal for two.

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Rochester, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
503 helpful votes 503 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

First we got greeted by a very friendly and welcoming Alexis. For appetizers we ordered the butternut squash bisque and the chilled shrimp. The bisque was rich, smooth, and delicious. The shrimps were HUGE and very tasty with the accompanying seafood salad. As for entrees we ordered the block island sword fish which was cooked perfectly, and the honey hill... More

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new york
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Had 11 members of family for mini reunion. Everyone enjoyed the ambience. We were given a private dining room and with several children. The food was delicious, everyone commented on each choice. It varied from duck, fish, steak - all well prepared. The 2 wines were excellent especially the COnundrum from Caymus Vineyard in NAPA

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Pittsford, NY
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

What an extraordinary pleasure to once again award 5 stars to Richardson’s. It’s been some time, but the restaurant has regained, even surpassed what I used to love about it. At the present time, I’d have to say this is one of the best restaurants in the city and that’s not praise that I give lightly. We started the evening... More

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Pittsford, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We continued our quest for the best outdoor eating in Rochester before the cold weather returns by heading to Richardson's along the Erie Canal. The outdoor patio seating is beautiful and there are tables with umbrellas and even a shaded area under a large tent. Out waitress was friendly and attentive and gave some good cocktail and entree recommendations. The... More

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Spotswood
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The restaurant has an indoor room with a very nice rustic atmosphere and a outdoor patio alongside the Erie Canal. We chose outside as it was a beautiful August evening. My wife had the Dry Sea Scallops that were outstanding and I had the Rack of Lamb that was only ok as I found it not as tender as it... 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:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: American, Austrian, European, Grill

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