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Zzest Cafe & Bar - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$12 - $29
CUISINES
American
Meals
Dinner
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Served 11am to 3pm only
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
TO START​
Perfect for 1 or 2 to share
9.95
Cheese Board
Two unique cheeses w/ hand selected accompaniments
9.95
Charcuterie Board
Selected pâté & meats
3.95
Bread Board
Tribeca bread & artisan selected butter
7.95
Olive Oil Tasting & Bread
3 extra virgin olive oils, grated parmesan
11.95
Skordalia
potato & French bread puree, garlic, white beans, red onion, piquillo peppers, lemon oil, sliced bread
10.95
Hand Pulled Mozzarella
Mama lils sweet peppers, marcona almonds, white balsamic, dressed greens
Executive Chef John Flicek
Chef stef crowson
LUNCH PLATES​
10.95
ham Panini
sliced ham, prairie rose Swiss, crab apple mostarda, greens, served w/ a cup of soup
10.95
mozzarella Panini
Hand pulled mozzarella, green tomato chutney, greens, served w/ a cup of soup
Hill & Vale Burger
Clef des champs cows milk cheese, jalapeño-lime & sun-dried tomato spread, pickle, dressed greens, served w/ a cup of soup 10.95
12.95
Roasted Vegetable Salad
Beet, eggplant, carrot, brussel sprout, red pepper, zucchini, cauliflower, goat cheese, candied walnuts, four onion balsamic dressing, grilled bread
12.95
Salmon Cakes
Two cakes, cascabel mole sauce, citron dress greens, topped w/ a farm fresh egg
12.95
Braised Pork
Duroc pork, chive mashed potatoes, red wine braised cabbage, triple crunch mustard, natural jus
10.95
BBQ Pork Sandwich
Braised duroc pork, bootleg BBQ sauce, apple cabbage slaw, pickle, served w/ a cup of soup
8.95
Chicken Soup
Amish chicken, carrots, red bell pepper, thyme olive oil, grilled bread
8.95
Creamy Potato & Celery Root Soup
Pancetta, herbs, sweet apple balsamic, thyme olive oil, grilled bread
12.50
Round of Beer for the Kitchen
FINISH​
7.95
Lemon Cake
Granny smith sorbet, spiced sour cherry spread, graham cracker, vanilla salt, coco loco lark cookie
7.9.5
Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake
apple caramel preserves, hazelnut, Ugandan vanilla ice cream, chocolate
7.95
Dessert Cheese
2 chef selected cheeses, fresh fruit
3.95
Ice Cream Trio or Scoop
Featuring our amazing ice creams
DRINKS​
Bottle 50.00
Glass 14.00
Riesling – jj prüm kabinett
Bottle 7.00
Glass 25.00
sauvignon Blanc – yealands
Bottle 20.00
Glass 6.00
pinot Gris – swallow
Bottle 42.00
Glass 12.00
Chardonnay – Az Stronghold
Bottle 25.00
Glass 7.00
chardonnay – Sean minor
Bottle 36.00
Glass 10.00
Albarino- Paco Lola
Bottle 36.00
Glass 10.00
White Blend – Conundrum
Bottle 50.00
Glass 14.00
Rose – Bandol
Bottle 36.00
Glass 10.00
Moscato- Marcarini
7.00
Bottle
Glass
Cava – Codorniu
N,​ a
RED WINES​
Bottle 36.00
Glass 10.00
Red Blend – Primius
Bottle 36.00
Glass 10.00
Spanish blend – e1
Bottle 36.00
Glass 10.00
Malbec – Catena
Bottle 25.00
Glass 7.00
Petite Sirah – Spellbound
Bottle 36.00
Glass 10.00
Chianti – tenuta di arceno
Bottle 36.00
Glass 10.00
Allegrini – Palazzo Della Torre
Bottle 20.00
Glass 6.00
merlot – Napa creek
Bottle 36.00
Glass 10.00
Shiraz – Yangarra
Bottle 36.00
Glass 10.00
Zinfandel – Klinker Brick
Bottle 36.00
Glass 10.00
Pinot Noir – Primarious
BEER​
5.00
O Mission Lager
5.00
Dirty Bastard
5.00
Lucid Pale Ale
5.00
Lagunitas Sucks
5.00
Storm King Stout
5.00
Kayak Kolsch
5.00
312 Urban Wheat
5.00
Ace Joker Cider
11.00
Bourbon Stout (Tap)
7.00
Hennepin Saison
WATER – SODAS – MORE​
4.95
Natía (No Bubbles)
4.95
Farrarelle (Small Bubbles)
1.75
Klarbrunn (Regular, Lemon Sparkling)
2.50
Blenheim's Ginger Ale
1.75
San Pellegrino Sodas Lemon, Blood Orange, Grapefruit
2.50
Dry Soda
Cucumber, rhubarb, blood orange, wild lime
2.50
Vignette Wine Chardonnay & Pinot Sodas
1.75
Pepsi & Diet Pepsi
2.50
Gale's Root Beer
2.50
Fentiman's Sodas, Orange Jiggers, Shanty
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Tasty food, very small portions, decent service, nice setting, alcohol very pricey, we love being right beside the river

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Esterace
Reviewed July 3, 2017

We sat outside on the patio overlooking a marsh and a river. I was worried that the mosquitos would eat us alive, but surprisingly, there weren't any at all. Our server met us with a bowl of chili spiced popcorn to enjoy while we looked...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank bstorm
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Prime time on a Friday, out of a flavor of ice cream, out of light roast coffee, only available mixer for an 8 dollar shot of Gin was Pepsi or Diet Pepsi...The things we were able to get were good. Felt sorry for the server....More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank DianeLovedParis
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Busy atmosphere, this place is obviously popular. Our first visit from out of town. Ordered the Gem Salad, it was ok but dressing was bland. The salad was too salty for our liking. I had a mushroom pizza and was disappointed that it didn't have...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank crankshaft61
Reviewed June 7, 2017

The food here was excellent. Serving sizes were smaller than average but the presentation and taste made up for that. We had the Chef Tasting and a burger. It was all delicious. Flavors were wonderful and unique. Server was excellent. It was our first time...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank E S
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

The food at Zzest was excellent. We ordered the Coffee Crusted Scallops and they were prepared perfectly. We also ordered the Fish of the Day, Hawaiian Swordfish which was prepared in an interesting, yet not to crazy way. Again it too warranted a five circle...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank jkferg
Reviewed May 9, 2017

I had the chef tasting tonight for the first time and it was very good....However. It is May 9 and the Farmer's Market opened last Saturday. In my 3 course meal there was not one fresh vegetable. One of the courses had canned artichokes/red peppers...More

Date of visit: May 2017
2  Thank Madeline M
Reviewed February 13, 2017

My wife and I had never dined at ZZest, but since our favorite restaurant was fully booked, we decided to give it a try for our pre-Valentine's Day dinner. I made reservations for 6 pm and when we arrived a few minutes early we were...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank 178randyr
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Visited again. Nice atmosphere but food was just not great. Why ask how you want your burger if you are going to serve it well done (I asked for medium). And the herb potatoes should be renamed burned herb potatoes. Just not worth the money.More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank MnNice61
Management response:Responded February 16, 2017

I'm so sorry to hear about your burger and the potatoes! If you read the most recent review he had quite the opposite experience with a burger, he raved about it. So we obviously failed with yours, I'm sorry. I'm very concerned that you were...More

Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere. Food was exceptional and the service was amazing. A must if you are in Rochester!!

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank srmorgan516
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