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Tapas 177

177 Saint Paul St, Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 262-2090
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Ranked #15 of 1,097 restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Eclectic, Wine Bar
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Rochester, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Tapas 177 is a favorite of my husband and I. We returned there to celebrate my husband's birthday on Saturday. The area where the restaurants sits in not the greatest at night, but they do have valet parking. They charge $5 which is a bit of a turnoff. The bar is on the main floor. They have wonderful concoctions for... More

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Redding, Connecticut
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Excellent food, tremendous wait staff and reasonable prices. I'll definitely go back next time I'm in Rochester.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

While the neighborhood is a bit run down and rough, it is worth coming here. The restaurant is great...it looks like it is in a very old building and what they have done to the place makes it look great. The seating is in the basement or in an open air courtyard...each very tastefully done. Our waitress was fantastic. She... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I wen to have dinner on july, 19 around 7 pm. we arrived earlier and had a drink at the bar. my girlfriend and i set at the bar at firsat and move to the outside which was very excellent. the car was valet park for a cheap price of $5. what a bargain. then we went in for dinner.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The food was decent and enjoyable along with the atmosphere. However I do not understand what the hype is all about I have been to much better restaurants in the rochester area. My friend thought the quail was dry and I thought the scallops where gritty. I will go back with friends and family... On their request not mine.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Just walking around this place is a tremendous experience. Had dessert and coffee on a bit of a whim and it was pretty awesome and I highly recommend. Heading back for dinner next week which im pretty excited about. I can see some people thinking it is expensive in these reviews but i disagree. When you factor in the quality... More

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Rochester, New York
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256 reviews 256 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We hadn't been to Tapas 177 for a few years and were lured back Thursday night by our WXXI MemberCard which was about to run out for the year. Overall we really enjoyed our experience. The basement dining room has that shabby-chic vibe going with some nice music playing. On a warmer evening the courtyard would have been a perfect... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Lovely place. Would highly recommend. A great find and the staff couldn't do enough. The food was inventive and great for sharing :-)

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Rochester, New York
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1,245 reviews 1,245 reviews
816 restaurant reviews
359 helpful votes 359 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This is going to be a "food-only" review, because I visited their exhibit at the Rochester Lilac Festival instead of getting my food inside their restaurant. Still, this place has a great reputation, and I could understand while. Their food is OUTSTANDING! Today, I sampled their crab cakes, as well as their fried spring rolls. The spring rolls were served... More

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Stockton, New Jersey
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99 reviews 99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We didn't know quite what to expect of this place but decided to try it because it sounded different and interesting. There were five of us in our group (all friends attending a club meeting). We went without reservations hoping to be able to get a table. Fortunately we were early enough that tables were available. Upon entering Tapas 177... More

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