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“Excellent food” 4 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 #45 of 1,097 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.
Webster, New York
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

The food was delicious! In addition to the pizza and pasta there area also soup, salad and paninis along with a decent selection of wine. Everyone in our group of 6 loved their meal. Service was adequate, not great. Even though we were there on a Monday with almost no other diners in the restaurant, they refused to give us separate checks or even 2 checks for 3 people. Said the "system wouldn't allow it". Prior to going, I was concerned about the parking, but there were spaces in front, across the street and in a pay lot next door. Definitely worth a trip downtown.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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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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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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 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
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
22 helpful votes 22 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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