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Bacco's Ristorante

263 Park Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2723
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Ranked #23 of 1,105 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Wine Bar
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Rochester, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My wife and I ate here recently with my uncle and aunt. I had not been since Bacco's changed ownership. The food was excellent. Seafood was fresh - the calamari was not tough, and the sauce on the Mussels Fra Diavolo was sublime. Salads were well dressed, and all of our entree's were excellent. I was particularly pleased by my... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We dropped in on a Saturday night after arriving in town. The owner offered to clear a table for us if we could wait a moment. From that friendly greeting to the great service to the classic Italian dishes felt like a little slice of Italy in the heart of Rochester. The bread was made fresh and still warm in... More 

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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We called for a reservation at 5pm on a Saturday and was accommodated by the owner with grace. Getting a table for dinner for 4 at the last minute is almost impossible, but we were in luck. The Ristorante in easy to get to, has parking in the back, and is casual elegance and fine food. Our Server was helpful... More 

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St. Catharines, Ontario
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited this restaurant for dinner last month, on the advice of other reviews on TripAdvisor. We wanted to try another restaurant that night but it was closed for vacation so we ended up at Bacco's. We were pleasantly greeted by waiter and owner. My boyfriend ordered the lasagna and I ordered the Veal Milanese. The veal... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We were in Rochester for a convention and had read the reviews for Bacco's and we had to go.....best decision! They were wonderful. Very authentic and such a nice/ quaint atmosphere. Food was fantastic. ...we had caprese, beans n greens, gnocchi and veal. Great martinis too. Definitely coming back next time we are in Rochester. Thanks Giovanni for getting us... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Starting with the warm greeting by Giovavanni, we felt we had chosen a special place for a dinner while visiting RIT for graduation weekend. The restaurant is located in a decent neighborhood, in an old renovated house. There are only about 12 tables, so there's a feeling that you're visiting old friends for dinner. For those wanting atmosphere, this place... More 

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Dix Hills, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stayed at a nearby hotel and were too tired to drive so we looked for a local restaurant within walking distance.Upon arrival, we were a little apprehensive as it was in an older house. Warmly greeted by owner and his wife (who waited the tables). Excellent neighborhood Italian restaurant. Good wine choices at affordable prices. Don't second guess yourselves,... More 

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Penfield, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Bacco's is a great restaurant to go for a special celebration or if you just want great Italian food!! The veal dishes are so good, I don't think you can go wrong on what ever you pick!! The owner, Giovanni, makes sure you are enjoying your meal. We also got a chance to meet the chef(a great one too)!! The... More 

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Rochester, NY
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We live in Rochester, so it's not the same as visiting 'new' places, but this is a restaurant that we return again, and again to. The food is wonderful, Italian, yes, but more of a northern flair, and while there IS pasta, my favorites are actually the veal dishes or the seafood. We love it becuase it is equally appropriate... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

After searching high and low for just the right venue for a friend's 10th anniversary party, we discovered Baccos Ristorante on Park Ave. Giovanni was so so so accommodating and hospitable ! He created a special menu just for our event and we felt like we were invited to someones house to have superb wine and scrumptious food. He provided... More 

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Additional Information about Bacco's Ristorante

Address: 263 Park Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2723
Phone Number: 585-442-5090
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar

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