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Bugaboo Creek Steak House

935 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, NY 14623-3213
585-292-5800
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Ranked #189 of 1,078 restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Fairport, New York, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Bugaboo Creek is my favorite steak house in the Rochester area, and there are plenty of other options on the menu including, chicken, pork and seafood. I've been going there for years and the service has always been excellent. Besides the excellent steak, I another favorite -- the unmatched sweet potato fries.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

First time at the Rochester location, We had some of the best food here! For appetizer we tried the spinach dip, very tasty...loaded potato soup, My husband had the prime rib, I had the baby ribs and we both loved it! (I'm very hard to please :) For desserts we tried the chocolate cheesecake which was excellent too. Our waiter... More

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Livonia, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I order a medium 8 Oz. Sirloin, with smashed potatoes and asparagus. Steak was perfect medium, server made it clear how it would turn out and that's the way it was served. She was extremely accommodating to the whole party and was very since we joined after the group had their appetizers. If there was a thought it would be... More

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Saratoga Springs, New York
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

My fillet was broiled and rubbery, the shimp tasted frozen, I went here years ago and I remember it being good, not anymore.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We ate at Bugaboo Creek with my husband, sister in law and 86 year old Mom. The environment is fun - picture a slightly Disney-ish lodge (including a talking bison). We were seated quickly, because it was almost empty at 5:30 on a Thursday night. My Mom can be very particular in restaurants and my sister in law had some... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

My mom and sisters and I went to this restaurant while staying at the Hampton Inn next door. We looked up the menu online and it sounded great, so we decided to give it a try. When we first walked in, we realized that the place was almost totally empty, not a good sign for 8 pm on a Saturday... More

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Ny
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We got there about 8 pm and they were very slow, we stood at the door waiting to be seated for a few minutes as no one was at the hostess stand and the bartender continued talking to her customers and ignore us as well. The waitress was very good and attentive, we appreciated that a lot. Now on to... More

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Santa Monica, California
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Convenient to Hotel, food was good, waitress was very kind, helped me pick out how I would like my steak cooked, it was a bit loud, and a little dirty, but a good experience all around.

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Frederick, MD
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

In town touring RIT. Grabbed dinner at Bugaboo because we don't have one at home. Dinner was good but nothing that will cause us to drive miles to find another franchise. On par with Outback, TGIFriday, etc. Waitress was friendly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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206 reviews 206 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

This restaurant is right in front of the Hampton Inn in Henrietta so it is hard not to go there when time is short and you can simply walk. I was promptly greeted and seated. My server was there instantly for a drink order and help with the menu. My food was delivered quickly. I had a six oz filet... More

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