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274 N Goodman St, Ste A101, Rochester, NY 14607-1154 (University Ave.)
+1 585-271-3470
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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All hours
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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Rochester, New York
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Tim_Ingersoll
Pennington, New Jersey
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397 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was needing a dining option and came across this place by accident. Pleasantly surprised! It's a nice warm place with a hipster crowd and the place has a modern nicely designed interior. My server Vincenzo was great and he suggested the NY Strip which accompanied local yukon potatoes, mushrooms, and some pan roasted brussel sprouts. I had a Pepsi as... More 

Thank KidLove
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

My wife and i just left lento and i just had to come here and write a review asap. We didn't have a reservation but we were lucky to have had a high table. Our server Mel was awesome, ot was our first time here and she worked is through everything from dishes to the drink. For appetizer i had... More 

Thank enyi a
Rochester, New York
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Just by coincidence, I've eaten here three times in the past couple of months. Each time, the service and food were excellent. I'm a vegetarian, and my companions at each meal ranged from people who would eat fish but no meat, to major red meat eaters. There was something for each of us. Their menu changes (maybe every month?) which... More 

Thank Linyo
brockport, ny
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Our second visit. A "farm to table" experience which is appealing and results in an interesting menu. The service was reasonably good. The oysters are outstanding with a lot of variety, otherwise the food was lacking in some ways. My vegetarian squash was good. The chicken ordered by two was a bit bland however the risotto was ok. The lobster... More 

Thank allan b
New York City, New York
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46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We were looking for something slightly special on our short stay in Rochester and found this delightful restaurant in the Village Gate area. There are several items on the menu that one doesn't find in most restaurants, such as vegetarian poutine, raclette and grape crumble. Everything was delicious! Kudos to the chef.Our meal was delicious from the Raclette

Thank chookoo57
Rochester, NY
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

It was a beautiful evening and we were able to eat outside which created a wonderful atmosphere. The waitress was excellent. She was knowledgeable, courteous and friendly. The meal was served in a timely manner. We ordered two beef entrees and one seafood combination of oysters and lobster tails. All were done to perfection.

Thank FLH585
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Totally loved this restaurant! I loved the cinnamon fig italian soda the most! The entire meal from appetizer to entree was delicious! Healthy food with gluten free and vegan options!

Thank Kimberly C
Rochester, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal there for these 1st time on my birthday and thoroughly enjoyed it. My swordfish was outstanding and the Tortellini dish was delicious. We ordered a cheese platter where we got to pick from a variety and had awesome desserts including a pistachio ice cream bar that was great. Lots of finger lakes wines to choose from.... More 

Thank Steve M
Plainfield, New Hampshire
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Six of us ate dinner here last night. Four adults, one teen, one tween. We all love to ate and ordered a variety of food and apps, including the charcuterie and cheese. Of the charcuterie, the duck pate was excellent, the lamb bacon and pork belly bacon was fair. Cheese very good. Artichokes were delicious. I had the pasta, so... More 

Thank Kate C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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Rochester, New York
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?