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Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar

137 W Commercial St, East Rochester, NY 14445-2151
+1 585-385-8565
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
137 W Commercial St, East Rochester, NY 14445-2151
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an anniversary party at Lemoncello's this weekend, and found the food and service could not have been any better! We had 55 people, an open bar the first hour, they put individual salads on the tables at each place, then served a buffet...More

Thank Ellen68
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for review. That was a great party. It was really nice to work with both of you in planning it and very happy that the servers and chef did a wonderful job in servicing the party of 55 guests. Thank you for choosing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here with a reservation for a large group on a Saturday night. The decor and atmosphere is very nice, beautiful indoor dining room, plus lots of room on the patio. Didn't take too long to get seated. After our orders were taken we...More

Thank chasPowel
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We appreciate it. We always try to accommodate separate checks and modifying the menu. We have a note on the menu that these two things do push ticket times and service back and so on a very busy Saturday night,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had an excellent lasagna dinner the other day. My business partner from Albany was astounded at the portion sizes. She had left overs but was sad she was in the hotel and leaving the next day so no where to keep her food cold....More

Thank Edstarpitt
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hahah, thank you so much for your kind words. We try to put out the best product every day so we appreciate you taking the time to say something nice. I will forward this to the chefs as they work hard back there. We hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My lady and I had dinner here one night. We walked up to bar and female bartender gave me dirty look, no welcome form her. I asked for apple juice and she shot back at me very rudely: WE DONT HAVE APPLE JUICE.bartender doesn't know...More

Thank Ted T
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day my friend, We are glad you got this off your chest...Again. I thought my personal responses on Facebook and email were pleasant. Tell us what you are looking for sir so we can try to help. Sincerely, Your friendly neighborhood host/owner with designer...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018

Love the food and atmosphere! The two owners are so friendly and accommodating...always make you feel so welcomed! Service is always great...More

Thank Sedonaroxy
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. It really makes one want to strive for better and better when reviewers are positive and pleasant. If we ever miss the mark, let us know as we are always walking around working with the team. It’s easier...More

Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Wanted to check out Lemoncello for quite some time so we visited the bar and ordered drinks and appetizers to see what we thought. It is a popular place, even on a Monday. Each appetizer was totally delicious and the staff were friendly. We will...More

Thank Luckyfindiver
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello there and happy Memorial Day. Sorry for the late response but we really try hard to read, share with the team and then respond. We are glad you found and enjoyed the bar. You will love the patio. We tried to make people feel...More

Reviewed May 8, 2018

My wife and I wanted to treat our grown-up daughter to dinner; it was late Tuesday night and we made last-minute reservations at Lemoncello, which had a good TripAdvisor restaurant rating, and were seated promptly once we arrived. Our waitress was efficient and helpful. Since...More

Thank JohnVic_11
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you John for the review. We are very pleased that you were able to treat your daughter to a nice dinner. I will share this with the staff as it involved every aspect of the restaurant. We do hope you try us again and...More

Reviewed April 28, 2018

Lemoncello's is an attractive Italian restaurant very conveniently located for us. The interior features cozy nooks, various lighting effects, and some antique-looking decor; it definitely is a fun place to visit. However, my two most recent visits were mixed, one for dessert on a Sunday...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Celebrated two birthdays here on a Sunday afternoon. Food was very tasty, service was perfect. Started out with fried calamari and an appetizer pizza. The calamari were so tender with a light breading. Tentacles were included so we felt it was not from a frozen...More

Thank Bluesie
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Had dinner Saturday night for a friend's birthday celebration, party of 8. They let us bring our own wine and took care of the corkage fee because it was a birthday party. Very cool of them to do. Chicken Fra Diavolo was amazing, not too...More

Thank Clarkvara
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Thank you for that review. Very descriptive. Glad you liked the food, service and ambiance and even more happy that my (brother/partner) was able to that for you. Yes, weekends and most nights in warmer weather get pretty full. We can’t wait to open the...More

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Sheila B
September 16, 2016|
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Response from Mass1974 | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay. It's a casual place where folks feel comfortable in jeans, slacks, shorts or suits. We just ask, no tank tops on gentlemen.
April 7, 2015|
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Response from Edward2020 | Property representative |
Yes. TUESDAY is no corkage fee. The other nights we charge $10 a bottle. Massimo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $35
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 W Commercial St, East Rochester, NY 14445-2151
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  East Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-385-8565
  • E-mail
Considered one of the most authentic Italian restaurants in Monroe county. A place where visiting Italians are referred to for a meal most resembling home.Dinner Monday-Sunday starting at 4pm. Happy Hour Monday-Sunday 4pm-7pm in Bar Room only. Beautiful Patio in the warmer months as wellLive Music. See Website
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