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Chocolate and Vines

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Wine Bar
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757 University Ave, 757 University Avenue, 14607, Rochester, Finger Lakes, New York, Rochester, NY 14607-1226
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Penfield, New York
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303 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped here for dessert. Cute place. Nice old Victorian style building. Owners kept much of the charm and detail. There is even a lift to assist those who can't do the entry stairs. We had coffee, hazelnut cake, and gelato bombas. The cake may not have been the freshest, but was good. The bombas were very good - simply gelato... More 

Thank B_in_Penfield
Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

the chocolate desserts are the best and especially paired with a nice sorbet. They even have selections for dairy free diets, which I need,

Thank LovingTravel2016
Buffalo, New York
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

I went here for the first time with a group of friends and had a great experience! We all ordered different desserts to share amongst each other. The waitress was incredibly friendly and the food was moist and delectable! The atmosphere was very neat due to this place being inside an old house!

Thank Trixie1031
Stuttgart, Germany
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83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

The chocolate cake is intense but good (ate 1/3 of it and took the rest home). Service is fast and very friendly. Perfect for sweet tooth and late desserts (the are open late)

Thank solenec19
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132 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016

This is such a great place to go spend a few hours eating interesting food and desserts and sampling wine. I believe they also do beer pairings. It's a fun place to go with a group, you can chat and taste away an afternoon

Thank Ruger10
Rochester, New York, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2015

The atmosphere is very quaint; the service excellent and the wine and food parings were right on the money.

Thank Cindy A
Rochester, New York
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is a quaint little place that used to be a house. It is very quiet and has great dessert items to try. I love the Labomba (I believe it's called), which is sorbet with a white chocolate layer on it. Their food is great, just a little pricey.

Thank BW1122214
Ithaca, New York
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2015

My husband and I love this place, it's a must-stop whenever we're in Rochester. There really is nothing better than having a delicious dessert with some wine on the side! They have tasty truffles, too. The place itself is very quaint, it has very comfortable seating and there's lovely artwork on the walls. The staff has always been very nice... More 

Thank WellFancyThat
Henrietta, New York
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2015

The chocolate we ordered was the same high quality chocolate we've purchased from Wegmans it's good chocolate but I was expecting something made on the premises. I think the lighting was too bright and the room too open (this is a house converted into a restaurant). I remember a wine and cheese place years ago on Long Island, the lighting... More 

Thank Ma and Pa B
New Jersey
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2015

great overall dessert destination. bomba's (tartuffo like) ice cream ball was great. coffee's also very good. sat outside on a nice night. nice friendly servers

Thank njvacationer51

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cafe, Wine Bar
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 757 University Ave, 757 University Avenue, 14607, Rochester, Finger Lakes, New York, Rochester, NY 14607-1226
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 5853406362
A dessert and wine bar specializing in pairing artisan wines and craft beer. Set in a 1907 Victorian home.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?