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Rochester Chop House & Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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SOUP & APPETIZERS
Charley's Chowder
Tomato-based fish chowder made famous at the original Charley's Crab on Pine Lake
James Beard New England Clam Chowder
With Sweet Cream, Garden Potatoes, Bacon & East Coast Clams
French Onion Soup Crock
Roasted Onion Stock, Sherry Wine, Housebaked Croutons & Melted Cheese
Escargot Baked with Puff Pastry & Garlic Butter
Mussels Diablo
Steamed with Garlic Butter, Peppers & Herbs
Flash Fried Calamari
Served with lemon caper beurre blanc
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Honey Crackle BBQ Sauce
Maryland Crabcakes
Regionally Selected Raw Oysters on the Half Shell
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
Chilled Jumbo Shrimp Served with Housemade Cocktail Sauce
SALADS
RCH Cole Slaw
Tossed with Creamy Horseradish Dressing & Crumbled Maytag Bleu Cheese
Wedge of Iceberg
With Creamy Bleu Cheese, Buttermilk Ranch, or Honey Tarragon Vinaigrette
Classic Caesar Salad
Tender Hearts of Romaine, Housebaked Croutons & Parmesan Crisps
306 House Salad
With Grape Tomatoes, Bleu Cheese, Bacon, Chopped Egg & Honey-Tarragon Dressing
Martha's Vineyard
Red Leaf Lettuce, Purple Onions, Pine Nuts, Bleu Cheese & Raspberry-Maple Vinaigrette
FRESH FISH
Jimmy's Lake Perch
Flash Fried on a Bed of Mashed Potatoes with Lemon Beurre Blanc & Marinated Tomato Relish
Swordfish Jardiniere
With Spinach, Corn, Shiitake Mushrooms, Asparagus & Sundried Tomatoes in a Light Butter Sauce
Salmon Lawrence
Grilled with a Sauce of Lobster, Shrimp, Asparagus & Saffron Cream, Served with Rice Pilaf
Potato Encrusted Whitefish
Pan Crisp & Served with Fresh Vegetable
MEAT & POULTRY
Meat Grilled to Order & Served with Stewed Tomatoes, Creamed Spinach or Fresh Vegetable du Jour & Chef's Potato
12 Oz. Delmonico
Butcher's Choice for Exceptional Marbling & Flavor
22 Oz. Bone-In Ribeye
Butcher's Choice for Exceptional Marbling & Flavor
16 Oz. New York Sirloin
9 Oz. Center Cut Filet
12 Oz. Center Cut Filet
Pan-Roasted Chicken & Chips
With Seasonal Root Vegetables, Buttered Mashed Potatoes & Natural Sauce
Australian Lamb Chops
Grilled to order & served with a mint demi-glace
SIGNATURE STEAK PREPARATIONS
Unless Specified, Steaks Served with Natural Au Jus or Select one of Our Specialty Sauces or Toppings
Excalibur Style
With Hotel Black Butter
Rochester Zip Sauce
Made Famous on Woodward Avenue
Encrusted
With Maytag Bleu Cheese, Breadcrumbs & Au Jus
With Panroasted Onions & Mushrooms
Alaskan Bearnaise
With King Crab & Classic Bearnaise
SPECTACULAR SEAFOOD
Baby Froglegs
Flash Fried & Served with Harvest Pilaf & Fresh Vegetable
Seafood Cappellini
With Lobster, Shrimp, Maryland Crab & Garden Vegetables in Champagne Cream
New Bedford Sea Scallops
Pan-Seared on a Bed of Asparagus, Corn off the Cob, Sundried Tomatoes, Spinach, Shiitake Mushrooms & a Light Butter Sauce
Stuffed Shrimp
Broiled with Maryland Lump Crabmeat Stuffing & Topped with Lobster Cream, Served with Harvest Pilaf
Chop House Crabcakes
Made with Maryland Jumbo Lump Crabmeat, Served with Vegetable & Harvest Pilaf
1.5 lb. Alaskan King Crab Legs
Steamed & Served with Garden Vegetables & Yukon Gold Potatoes
Maine Lobster Tails
Twin 6 Oz. Tails Served with Drawn Butter, Vegetable & Yukon Gold Potatoes
NECESSITIES
Substitute in place of included side item
Chop House Hash Browns
Broiled with Stilton Bleu Cheese & Onions (Enough for 2)
Fresh Asparagus Spears
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Private Dining
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a post-OU graduation party/lunch here and really enjoyed it. The service is excellent as is the food. Prices aren't bad either.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Bill C
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Always great food & decent prices. Happy hour has a lot to choose from as far as food and drink specials. It was much better when the manager Tim was there; but still a nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank joanne2gram
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

I almost always get the crab cakes because they are the best I have had anywhere. But this time I was adventurous and had Red Snapper in a vermouth sauce with artichokes. It was simply amazing. My wife’s potato encrusted whitefish was also terrific. Our...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Nlphd
Reviewed May 8, 2019

The Chop House was recommended by a local friend. We decided to go there for dinner and luckily got a seat, although very busy. Great atmosphere, good drinks and perfect service. We were seated near the front of the restaurant and tucked in a corner...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank NearRadwell
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Elegant but not excessive, a little crowdy at peak hours. Service very good and food a little above the average.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mauro A
Reviewed April 12, 2019

We stopped in for a few drinks at the bar and noticed their Happy hour menu. You can only receive this in the bar area. We had the Calamari. It was really good. You could make a dinner from all the appetizers on this menu....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank DametJanet
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

I took my daughter to Rochester chop House for her birthday dinner. Because the portions are quite large, we actually split a filet dinner. Our server Jeremy was a wonderful server, pleasant, friendly, and professional. Refills were promptly made. The filet was cooked perfectly. I...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank S8674RWsusanm
Reviewed March 18, 2019

I called ahead about my dietary restrictions and was told it would not be a problem. I ordered pasta with marinara and requested lots of vegetables (saluted or roasted). What I got was pasta with about 1/4 of a chopped tomato, a few mushrooms, and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank Karen R
Reviewed February 25, 2019

We went for a Valentines Day celebration, and were not disappointing. It's a little pricey, and mostly loud, but worth a visit.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank njaksa
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

We haven’t been here in quite a few years but came here for my dad’s 80th. We had a reservation for five, but I called back to make it for six. Unfortunately when we showed up they squeezed us to a table that barely sat...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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November 21, 2018|
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Response from Perfect_Fan_Food_Ser | Reviewed this property |
I'd suggest calling the restaurant to confirm.
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Response from TboneRealtor | Reviewed this property |
Casual.
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March 16, 2017|
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Response from Rainmaker77 | Reviewed this property |
Actually I'd suggest you head over to the royal park hotel- given the special occasion and small group size they might be more accommodating. Sure not the same level of quality, but some of their specials are close... More
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