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41 North Main Street, The Del Monte Lodge Renaissance Rochester Hotel & Spa, Pittsford, NY 14534 (State Street/Monroe Avenue)
585-419-3032
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6:30 am - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 10:00 am
Sun - Mon 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Tue 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: A three-month renovation has expanded the original restaurant layout to...
A three-month renovation has expanded the original restaurant layout to create a new open floor plan that seamlessly transitions the restaurant from day to night. Erie Grill makes a statement with modern decor. Following lunch, the restaurant transitions itself into a lounge-like dining and drinking atmosphere by revealing liquor selections behind the bar, showcasing a vast wine selection, and softening lighting for the evening hours. The menu offers a variety of crave-able Contemporary American cuisine that encompasses both coursed meals and smaller plates to share at a range of price points. Executive Chef John Freezee and Sous Chef Doug Dake imaginatively utilize seasonal ingredients to present the finest in regional cuisine; popular dishes include Steak Tartare Pizza, Duck Meatballs, and Rabbit Sausage with Orecchiette.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Bar scene

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Elegant Dining Along the Erie Canal

Based on the reviews found on this site, my family had an early dinner after a long drive. We arrived around 5pm, so a bit too early for the dinner menu but our waitress offered us the lite dining menu, happy hour specials, as well as the full dinner menu. We chose options from all three menus... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
jmbc04
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Hudson River Valley, New York
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Bar scene
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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54 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hudson River Valley, New York
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Based on the reviews found on this site, my family had an early dinner after a long drive. We arrived around 5pm, so a bit too early for the dinner menu but our waitress offered us the lite dining menu, happy hour specials, as well as the full dinner menu. We chose options from all three menus and everyone in... More 

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Massachusetts
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My wife and I recently opted for meet our son, a student at RIT at the hotel restaurant we were staying at for dinner. We had made reservations for 4 at arrived on time and were quickly seated. The restaurant itself is more or less a continuation of the bar area and although separate in some senses, it is part... More 

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Pittsford, New York, United States
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I enjoy an excellent glass of wine when I go out, and The Erie Grill certainly offers that! It is a limited menu, however, so while I might not mind trying something adventurous, my husband is definitely more all-American in his food selections. It is a relatively limited menu, but the atmosphere will make for an enjoyable experience no matter... More 

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Todd P, Operations Assistant at Erie Grill, responded to this review

Hello Rochesteragent, Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to share your most recent experience with us at The Erie Grill! It is our mission to deliver a memorable experience and we are delighted to hear we have succeeded! If you shall need anything in the future, please do not hesitate to contact me. We look... More 

State College
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Easily one of the best in the area. Menu is not overly large, but well-chosen variety. Daily features are always worth ordering. Cozy and elegant with a nice view of the Erie Canal. Service is top-notch also. Inviting bar with a small but well-chosen array of local brews on draft. Highly recommended.

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Todd P, Operations Assistant at Erie Grill, responded to this review

Hello BR549StateCollege, Thank you very much for taking the time out of your day to share your most recent dining experience with us at The Erie Grill! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We hold ourselves to high standards, and it is wonderful to hear when we have met and exceeded those standards. We... More 

Rochester, New York
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

My mother really wanted to go to brunch at the Erie Grill. I agreed despite having a few negative experiences previously. What a pleasant surprise! The food was delicious! I had one of the best brunch experiences ever. Our waiter was fantastic and we all agreed this truly was a five star experience!

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Rochester, New York
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I had lunch at the Erie Grill on a Friday afternoon. The service was not what I would have hoped. The waitress had no clue about wine but the bar tender was very good. We waited over 30 minutes for our food. Three of us ordered the chicken cutlet which was enormous and looked beautiful but was strangely bland. The... More 

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Todd P, Operations Assistant at Erie Grill, responded to this review

Hello Janice I, Thank you for taking the time to complete the Trip Advisor Review. We received your feedback to your most recent lunch experience at the Erie Grill and I sincerely apologize for the experience you encountered. We train our servers to be knowledgeable and friendly to ensure an enjoyable experience. In this case it sounds like we did... More 

Naples, Florida
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful contemporary atmosphere. All new since my last visit. Service was very friendly as well as professional and efficient. The menu offered a variety of choices and ample gluten free items. We both chose salads and found them to be fresh, well presented and tasty. Certainly will return.

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Todd P, Operations Assistant at Erie Grill, responded to this review

Hello Barbara S, Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to complete the Trip Advisor Review. We are delighted to hear you had such a wonderful time in our Erie Grill. We pride ourselves in delievering exceptional service, and are happy to hear we have followed through. Please let me know if there is anything... More 

Canandaigua
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We went to the Erie Grill for an early lunch. Most tables were empty. The food was pretty good, not excellent. We both had a cup of the soup of the day, a nice cauliflower cheddar, I had a grilled octopus and artichoke salad and my daughter-in-law a fish sandwich. We each had a weak Bloody Mary, as well. With... More 

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Todd P, Manager at Erie Grill, responded to this review

Hello BritLit, Thank you for taking the time to complete the Trip Advisor Review. We received your feedback to your most recent lunch experience at the Erie Grill and I sincerely apologize for the experience you encountered. We train our servers to be knowledgeable and friendly to ensure an enjoyable experience. In this case it sounds like we did not... More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Table for 8. Prompt service. Delicious food. What more could one ask------ the view of the canal, topped it off!

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Fairfield, Connecticut
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Erie Grill in Pittsford's Del Monte Lodge is an elegant spot for a relaxed meal beside the scenic Erie Canal. Had breakfast here yesterday: corned beef hash, poached eggs (done to perfection) and a side order of their remarkable hollandaise. Delicious! Our server was friendly and extremely attentive. We enjoyed every bite and every minute. Highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41 North Main Street, The Del Monte Lodge Renaissance Rochester Hotel & Spa, Pittsford, NY 14534
    (State Street/Monroe Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Pittsford
  • Phone Number: 585-419-3032

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 38
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

A three-month renovation has expanded the original restaurant layout to create a new open floor plan that seamlessly transitions the restaurant from day to night. Erie Grill makes a statement with modern decor. Following lunch, the restaurant transitions itself into a lounge-like dining and drinking atmosphere by revealing liquor selections behind the bar, showcasing a vast wine selection, and softening lighting for the evening hours. The menu offers a variety of crave-able Contemporary American cuisine that encompasses both coursed meals and smaller plates to share at a range of price points. Executive Chef John Freezee and Sous Chef Doug Dake imaginatively utilize seasonal ingredients to present the finest in regional cuisine; popular dishes include Steak Tartare Pizza, Duck Meatballs, and Rabbit Sausage with Orecchiette.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

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