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“Great food, nice small restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Veneto Woodfired Pizza & Pasta

Veneto Woodfired Pizza & Pasta
318 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14604-2610
5854545444
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Ranked #36 of 1,095 restaurants in Rochester
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza & Pasta
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Veneto is a casual dining restaurant located in downtown Rochester's East End district. For 13 years, we've specialized in from-scratch, light Italian food in an old world atmosphere. Our atmosphere is upscale, yet casual. The kitchen is our centerpiece, as it should be, and set up so that you may watch your meals being prepared right in front of you. The exposed brick in our 150+ year old building and wood furniture provides a warmth and if that's not enough, the wood fired pizza oven reaches 600 degrees. We'd be honored if you would dine with us and let the food, service, and ambiance speak for itself.Our Signature offerings include wood-fired pizzas and hand-made pastas.
Burlington, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
“Great food, nice small restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

We love italian food, so my husband found this place and we have the best pizza ever! Desert are great too.

Visited September 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Rochester, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“GREAT Dining!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

A must try! Veneto's on East Ave has a variety of pasta's, pizza's and made to order specials that are delicious. I have been there multiple times, and always try something different, and every time I am extremely pleased with my results. I would say if you are just visiting Rochester or a local, Veneto is a place to keep coming back to!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Grimsby, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“you can eat good pizza here”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

we choose this place randomly but the pizzas were quite tastety. We had a nice chianti wine,
service was OK and friendly,you can definately try this place

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Rochester, NY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Disappointing meal”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

I had the Aglio e Olio, and was disappointed with the bland flavor. I paid $4 extra for two shrimp that were grossly overcooked and tough. The bread that came with our meal was the overly soft grocery store type, delivered in a basket with manufactured pats of butter. What you'd expect at a diner, but at an Italian restaurant?

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Rochester, New York
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Excellent Quality Food and Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

Veneto's is a very popular restaurant in the East End. The quality of the food and service is consistently positive and they have a regular following. Get there early on weekends and reservations are suggested.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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