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Lento

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274 N Goodman St, Ste A101, Rochester, NY 14607-1154 (University Ave.)
+1 585-271-3470
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lento is a great restaurant featuring local/regional ingredients. The ambience is very nice for a romantic meal or a small gathering. Everything is prepared freshly and the menu changes relatively often, as I understand. The food was excellent overall, but pricy. I had an excellent burger but it was overpriced. The salad was quite small. Cocktails are good but the... More 

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Thank amycrossed
Syracuse, New York
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cocktails were great! The food was uneven. I had a terrible meal and my husband enjoyed his. So typical of the Rochester food scene. They really don't seem to be able to deliver.

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Rochester, New York
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just OK. Ordered a baked chicken dinner. A very small leg and thigh, loaded up with too much sauce which drowned out the chicken's flavor, and the accompanying radicchio was charred to a burnt taste. Maybe just a bad night, but for $25 entrée, this should have been prepared with much more care. Dessert was equally disappointing. cannot recommend.

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Thank shagymore
Pittsford, NY
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was just right. The food was excellent. They made accommodations as we requested. Overall, it was all we could have hoped for.

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Thank Nancy K
Rochester, New York
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We both had great food and service at Lento Restaurant. I especially like the fact that the food is locally sourced. My mushroom soup was thick and tasted like fresh mushrooms-yum! I had Mezzaluna with pumpkin puree, spinach, mushrooms, sage butter, and crushed almond cookie which give the dish a nice sweet finish. It was great! I had a Key... More 

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Thank Mary53C
Montour Falls
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Certainly not my first time at Lento.....I drive from Watkins Glen and consider it one of Rochester's finest stops - last night certainly did not disappoint. We split a lobster salad - they delivered it on two separate plates - beautifully decorated. The salad was perfect. My date had the Delmonico and could not stop talking about it.... I had... More 

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Thank John P
Batavia, United States
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

My wife and I had dinner on 1/13/17. She had a special "fisherman's stew" which she said was excellent. I had a Delmonico steak which was poor. It was tender but had blue cheese butter which I do not like and it had a liver taste to it which was poor, Did not finish it, Expect it was baked next... More 

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Thank William C
Rochester, New York
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Our group of four went to Lento on NYE. The table we were sat at was very low where the two men barely could fit their legs under. We ordered a few items from the seafood bar. The crab legs were delicious but I felt robbed paying $2.50 for one gulf shrimp that was on the smaller side. Three of... More 

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Webster, New York
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

My wife and I had dinner at Lento. She had the beet salad and I had the calamari. Her salad was ver fresh. Some of the calamari was a little tough but tasty. She had Sockeye Salmon enter and I had the Beef Bolognese with homemade pasta entree. She really liked the salmon and the parsnip & horseradish purée that... More 

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Thank Ron R
Rochester, New York
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117 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I chose lento for our date night. We arrived early for our reservation and enjoyed a cocktail at the bar. The specialty drinks were a nice change of pace and certainly unique. The service was excellent throughout the night. The food was also very good if a bit pricey. I would go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
American, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 274 N Goodman St, Ste A101, Rochester, NY 14607-1154
    (University Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-271-3470

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?