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Black & Blue Steak & Crab

3349 Monroe Ave, Ste 39, Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 421-8111
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Ranked #48 of 1,097 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $100
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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73% Recommend
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English first
Pittsford, New York
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112 reviews 112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I go to Back and Blue several times a year. In fact, I am an executive club member. Unfortunately this visit did not measure up to it's usual. I chose the Filet, which I eat every visit. It was dry and more charred than usual. I had to scrape the char from the steak. The garlic mashed potatoes were good,... More

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Cohoes
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My Family went to Black and Blue Friday night And all three of us had a wonderful experience. The wait staff were helpfull in explaining the options and attentive in service. We all decided on steaks three different and loved each bite. We felt the calamari appetizer was the best calamari we have EVER had! The crab dip appetizer also... More

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Only been twice (we only get to the area every few years!), but always can't wait to get back. Quite simply a great steak house, with a very comprehensive wine list. Service is excellent and friendly, without being over the top. Only reason I don't give it 5 Stars - prices - you can spend less in a one star... More

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Everything was perfect on this evening. Greeted when we arrived . Our pre server was Emma and our waiter was Bill. They both did a great job. Bill discovered it was our aniniversery and made a pointe to bring us a dessert with a candle in it. Nice touch. The manager made a point to check and see how everything... More

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Rochester, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The steak and lobster was awesome. We enjoyed great shrimp and oysters as well. The service was amazing from the bar to the table where we are dinner. I highly recommend this place to eat!

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Toronto
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54 reviews 54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Beautiful room, okay menu, very acceptable wine-list, and mostly decent service. It's hard to fault this plaza restaurant on any count, except perhaps the kitchen, which turns out standard fare without a lot of creative effort. That makes this a steady-Eddie steak and seafood joint, that seldom disappoints, but occasionally leaves you to ponder whether you might have done just... More

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very good steak house in the Rochester area. Service good and food is delicious . Have been there twice with my son who is a student at the University.

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Rochester, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The good: * Consistent quality food, generally good * Staff is pleasant and helpful The bad: * The price is exorbitant for what you get * Ambiance is a bit too chic / modern for me This is a great option for business lunches and other professional functions, and the occasional meal. I've been here for numerous lunch meetings, several... More

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Victor, New York
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84 reviews 84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were at Black and Blue for a corporate dinner with a rather large party. The atmosphere is very nice and the food was very good, but it is not a top tier Steakhouse. I have dined at some of the finest Steakhouses in the country and although this place is very nice it does not measure up to the... More

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Ivoryton, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

this place is way overpriced,try the grapevine in east rochester the ny.steak is huge and the prices are inexpensive

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