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Phillips European

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26 Corporate Woods, Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 272-9910
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 94
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Phillips is more than just a dessert place.

I have been to Phillips many times over the years. They are always consistent in awesome service and delicious food. They are best known for the best desserts in the city but don't sell them short on lunch and dinner food. Donna is the bomb as a bartender. Stacy and Ellie are the owners and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Christopher S
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Rochester, New York
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English first
Rochester, New York
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I have been to Phillips many times over the years. They are always consistent in awesome service and delicious food. They are best known for the best desserts in the city but don't sell them short on lunch and dinner food. Donna is the bomb as a bartender. Stacy and Ellie are the owners and gracious hosts. Keep up the... More 

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Yucaipa, CA
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

In 1985, my fellow residents at Strong took me to this amazing place that served European desserts. Life was easy back then: They only served desserts. You ducked into the shop, selected a dessert, and took it home to enjoy. Over the years, Phillip's European has moved, expanded into a full service restaurant, and then expanded in size several times.... More 

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Rochester, New York
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I'll never forget my first visit here. The dessert was amazing, a chocolate cake with chocolate frosting and a raspberry sauce. So freaking good. This was the highlight of my visit, other than eating with my family. The rest of the meal was good. Walking into this restaurant felt like walking into the early to mid 90's. It certainly isn't... More 

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Rochester, New York
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I found myself in Brighton/Henrietta the other day, with a gift card in hand to Phil's European. Before I even pulled into the parking lot, I started drooling over the Viennese Strawberry Merinque Torte, and worked lunch back from there. It didn't disappoint! Trying to behave, (& knowing that dessert was waiting for me) I went with the beef onion... More 

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Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We love veggies and protein as a main dish with a decadent dessert to end the meal. Add in a rich wine and heaven! Everything at Phillips is excellent, but dessert is the highlight: cheesecakes, cakes, pastries-- you can't go wrong.

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Rochester, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My husband and I love this restaurant. We come here for special occasions, and we like to bring out-of -town guests here. Most recently we were there with friends to celebrate my husband's burthday. The ambience was relaxing and peceful, with classical music as the background. The service was great-- prompt, attentive, but not intrusive. The food was delicious and... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Had lunch here for the first time and found the food to be delicious and dessert was amazing! All the employees were very friendly and welcoming. Will definitely be back!

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Sedona, Arizona
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Excellent food and service topped of with extraordinary desserts. Wish we could have started dinner with desserts.

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Cobleskill
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I have only been there for lunch, convenient to workplace so often it is the choice. I have never been sure why people go for lunch, other than desserts. Lunch menu is not very interesting, normal fare, nothing spectacular. Desserts are varied and seems to be the main focus when you go there. Desserts are good with a varied selection.... More 

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Elkridge
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144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

As we pulled into the parking lot and I laid eyes on Phillips European, I thought to myself, "There's no way the dessert is going to be as good as my friends tell me." I'm happy to report, I was dead-wrong and first impressions aren't always everything. Despite a bit of a run-down exterior, the huge dessert cases that greet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Corporate Woods, Rochester, NY 14623
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: (585) 272-9910

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, International
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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