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Don's Original - CLOSED

2545 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-3120
585-244-2080
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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Get a hot dog with the works and a hamburger with the works. I stop there every time I go to Rochester.

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Rochester, NY
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98 reviews 98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

Don's closed a few weeks ago. Will reopen soon as another site for Tom Wahl's - another local burger & fries place. some might consider this an upgrade! contractors hard at work doing the remodeling required.

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Hong Kong, China
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504 reviews 504 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Don's Original is definitely one of the best burgers anywhere in the world and at such a great price. The buttery delicious burger, perfectly crisp fries and great milkshakes are a treat when you need something wonderful and greasy. I only wish they were open until 4am so after a long night out.

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Top Contributor
351 reviews 351 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

One of my fondest memories of my years in Rochester (when I was college age in the late l960's) was going to Don and Bob's for burgers and frozen custard. So, when I drove through Rochester a couple of weeks ago, I decided to see if I could find Don and Bob's. The name has changed, and their new building... More

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New Hampshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Wish we'd tried their food, but only wanted something sweet. Our server laughed when we asked for Jimmies instead of calling them Sprinkles:)

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Rochester, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

The Steak Burger was surprisingly good. The French Fries were perfect. Price was moderate. Too bad about the television above us blaring a football game.

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Goldens Bridge, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

I just don't get it...I live in one of the premier regions of the country and we don't have a Don's? What's wrong with this picture? One of my friends, whose husband hails from Brighton, told me about Don's. We tried to find it, and are glad we did. Be sure to get the chocolate almond custard, or the banana.... More

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Admittedly, I'm nostalgic as we went to the original Don & Bobs when I was in school. NOT much in the world is better than Chocolate Almond Fudge ice cream. Burgers are still the same as 40 years ago...if you like 5 guys, you'll love these burgers!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

While we didn't have a meal, my daughter and I both loved the frozen custard. We had generous portions and it was delicious. The place also had a great, old timey feel to it and the staff was pleasant.

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Rochester, New York, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Everywhere I have traveled to there is a place that everyone knows and frequents. A local place that you as a patron can depend on. Don's Original for most Rochesterians is that kind of place. I believe if you are looking for a great burger cooked the way you like it, set yourself down at Dons Original in Seabreeze. The... More

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Additional Information about Don's Original

Address: 2545 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-3120
Phone Number: 585-244-2080
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Fast Food, Family Fare

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