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Brown Hound Downtown


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$4 - $32
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

We had brunch at the Brown Hound with friends. The restaurant is tucked into the corner of the Memorial Art Gallery on the second floor. We were waited on by Omar who was a friendly and efficient server. Some of the menu items were twists...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

The restaurant was very comfortable. We went during a $5 MAG event and the bistro offered a drink and food special. They did offer their normal breakfast/lunch menu as well. The staff was friendly, but the service was a bit slow, they may not have...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

The Brown Hound Downtown is located inside the Memorial Art Gallery. There is a coffe bar with baked goods on the entry level. The main restaurant is upstairs, where they have a couple of smallish seating areas. One overlooks the art gallery lobby. The other...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant serves hyper local food, booze, and funk that is delicious, creatively prepared, and delicious. The menu is small, and the vibe is paradoxically country funky inside this elegant art museum, but it’s a great place for lunch or brunch and definitely off the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We are huge fans of the Brown Hound Downtown at Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery. The menu is eclectic and always changing. Service is way above average excellent. The setting is relaxed and charming overlooking the Gallery’s atrium. Today there was the added bonus of musical...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Very Good! Enjoyed Brunch with my girlfriends. Food Delicious and service excellent! We were seated promptly and enjoyed a wonderful meal!

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Nice location overlooking the courtyard of museum. Food was very good and well prepared. Service very attentive even when quite busy. Great fun looking at the various photos and pictures of everyone's pooches (a couple of felines included).

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

We went to the Brown Hound for Easter Brunch. We did not know a lot about it except that it was located in the Memorial Art Gallery in Cutler Hall. After locating the restaurant, we were greeted warmly by the owner. She shared a little...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

I Ordered the bison Burger medium. When it came the meat inside was mushy and still very pink so I sent it back and asked to have it recooked to medium, no pink. When it was returned to me it was still pink and soft...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

I've reviewed this place a few times because I love it and want everyone to go. First, it's in a great location, but not an obvious one, inside the beautiful Memorial Art Gallery. The food is delicious. It's totally dedicated to local sourcing. Last night...More

Date of visit: October 2017
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