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274 Goodman St N, Ste B117, Rochester, NY 14607-1171
585-271-8990
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Dinner

Dinner was good, although packed and we had to wait. I asked if the wait was normal and yes it is. Normal and no additional wait staff? They really need a hook in the bathroom for a purse or sweater. Also, VERY cold in the restaurant ALL the time so bring a sweater.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Rochester, NY
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Rochester, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Dinner was good, although packed and we had to wait. I asked if the wait was normal and yes it is. Normal and no additional wait staff? They really need a hook in the bathroom for a purse or sweater. Also, VERY cold in the restaurant ALL the time so bring a sweater.

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Albany, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The food is good, basic sushi, but the service was very slow. First we waited over 45 minutes for a table when we were told 20 minutes, while there were multiple open tables. Our waitress took our order, and then we never saw her again, other servers brought our order. Also, after waiting for our check, I finally had to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I've eaten at California Rollin a few times while living in Rochester. Wegmans sushi is often better flavored than California Rollin. A few of the flavors are good, but the wait staff always take a while to seat you and serve you. I tried their miso soup last time I was there and almost nothing but broth. I think I... More 

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NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Sitting in the restaurant typing this review wondering where the server has been, especially the last 20 min with our credit card. It isn't even busy in here! Food was good, drinks were good, but service so bad, I can't recommend this place. why is service bad? -we were handed a checklist to place our order with no explanation. -we... More 

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Fairport, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

They need to step up the service at this place. The food is always amazing but you never get what you ask for. Drinks sit empty unless you beg and then your lucky if they bring you the right one ... Bud light lime and Labatts do not sound the same if you are paying attention. Fork sure if you... More 

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New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My husband and I went here for our Valentine's day date, as it was a place we used to enjoy when we lived in Rochester a few years back. We went for an early dinner (a little past four) to avoid any rush. It wasn't busy, but nor was it dead, so the place was staffed. We got water right... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

while it has been over a year since we have dined at this establishment, (and we used to go alot) a friend gave us a groupon worth $30. after our bill (which was about $100) we went to cash out - and then we remembered why we haven't been there in sooo long. They do not like to honor the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This used to be a favorite restaurant of our family, though it fell out of favor over the past year or so due to uninspired sushi and tanking quality of service. We visited with friends who returned to Rochester for a weekend and had good old memories of the place, hoping that giving another chance to this past favorite may... More 

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Rochester, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This place prides itself on a unique fusion of classic sushi and new age ingrediants. I can accept a place trying to be different but thier ingrediants don't make sense. Bacon? Almond paste? Dijon mustard? This is just not for me. However, they do still have the classic roles. The first time I went, I ordered basic rolls that you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Let me be clear - I love this place and I eat there ALL the time (1 or more times per month) and I've been there during lunch and dinner. Dinner can get busy especially on Fridays and on All You Can Eat Sushi Night, they also don't take reservations, so if you have a large party or don't mind... More 

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Additional Information about California Rollin

Address: 274 Goodman St N, Ste B117, Rochester, NY 14607-1171
Phone Number: 585-271-8990
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 274 Goodman St N, Ste B117, Rochester, NY 14607-1171
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 585-271-8990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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