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Richardson's Canal House

1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534-3454
+1 585-248-5000
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534-3454
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

My family went there to celebrate my husband's birthday. The evening was perfect for sitting outside in the patio area. The view, the boaters, the historic inn and the food were all wonderful. Each of us (4) had a different selection and all of us...More

Thank Bobbin_Oreo_Daisey
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Last weekends hot weather into the evening was a perfect time to dine on Richardson's patio right by the canal. Menu offered several great options and the gnocchi, and tenderloin and salmon serbed at our table were beautifully presented and prepared. I rarely trust the...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Amazing as always! The service was exceptional! The food was outstanding! The ambience of the Canal and the setting was pristine! You can tell the heart and soul of the people working there are always doing their best to make a most exceptional evening for...More

Thank ginalandry79
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Went on a wednesday night. Ate outside. Terrific service by Mary. Food outstanding. Will return Try the scallops

1  Thank jim w
Reviewed September 10, 2017

We’ve met friends for dinner at Richardson’s a couple of times over the past three or four years and have always eaten outside with views of the Barge Canal. The food…decent, but not special. This time, the weather was cooler and we ate inside where...More

1  Thank ChipD58
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

RCH is one of our favorite restaurants in the summer. They have a beautiful outdoor dining area by the Erie Canal. We have always had excellent service and food, but not last night! What a huge disappointment. They were short staffed which resulted in our...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Whenever, we are in the Rochester area, we always dine at this historic restaurant, right on the Erie Canal. They offer local food choices starting with salads and a homemade soup. We enjoyed barramundi with a raspberry red onion salsa and Norwegian salmon. with a...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed August 16, 2017

A typical Saturday evening out with the wife having a couple of drinks, waited until the last minute for dinner but no problem as Richardson's serves until 10pm. Diane our server is always great and very professional. Sirloin steaks were great as was the Swordfish...More

Thank Clarkvara
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Good food, Good service, Great atmosphere , Seating out on the lawn by the Erie Canal. It was a lovely evening beautiful spot,Wonderful atmosphere great dinner perfect for a outdoor dinner.

Thank ikroll
Reviewed August 14, 2017

This was a very picturesque and peaceful setting. We enjoyed our lunch and enjoyed the company. The service was slow so I don't recommend it for those on a time crunch that need to return to work. Menu was good but limited. So, if you've...More

Thank Barbara m
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Kate G
February 4, 2017|
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Response from Matthew H | Property representative |
Yes we are wheel chair accessible.
December 2, 2016|
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Response from Matthew H | Property representative |
Yes, we do have a bar (meeting area).
May 10, 2016|
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Response from greekbecky2016 | Reviewed this property |
Great choice for a special occasion like this. I know many friends who've had large parties and meetings at the Canal House, so they can certainly accommodate your party. I'm sure they must have event pricing that they can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534-3454
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Pittsford
  • Phone Number: +1 585-248-5000
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Richardson's Canal House is a casual gourmet kitchen set on the scenic banks of the Erie Canal in Pittsford, NY.
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