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The Owl House

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75 Marshall St, Rochester, NY 14607-3523
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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108 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly service and interesting dishes are the highlights of this house restaurant just off Monroe Ave.'s cluster of pubs, restaurants and even a night club just outside the Inner Loop. Many vegan and gluten free choices on this not-too-big menu. We took other reviewer's advice and had the cauliflower 'wings' which were quite good. The watermelon salad was also good.... More 

Thank Wayne M
Nassau Bay, Texas
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88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this one. It was so quaint and the food was wonderful. We had the special of the day which was an open face lamb sandwich on an extremely delicious bread. This was very good and also of generous size. The service was friendly and very fast which is great at lunch time. Highly recommend this place. Worth finding... More 

Thank Jerry B
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started with Buffalo Cauliflower Wings -- Cauliflower with a Buffalo Wing sauce --that were better than any Buffalo Chicken Wings we've ever had. The entrees were interesting and cooked to perfection. One of our party decided on Smoked Salmon Dip and Fries for his dinner. Plenty of food. Nice bar too. If I lived in the area, I'd be... More 

Thank JordenB
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We were drawn to this resturant due to reviews that said that they were able to accommodate gluten free diets. We were not disappointed at all. It was a very good meal and was able to be 100% gluten free. Only disappointment was that for the price paid the portions were slightly small. Overall would definitely recommend to friends or... More 

Thank Rob N
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Although we had difficulty finding this restaurant, the food and service were superb! The restaurant is a home changed into a restaurant and the sign is at knee level so when cars are parked on the street, it's easy to miss the restaurant. We ordered burgers and they were done to perfection. The roll was very tasty. Two of us... More 

1 Thank conklintr
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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162 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We tried The Owl House on a whim, and luckily they had a vacant table for us on the second floor...you should definitely make reservations, as it seems that they are very popular with the young and terminally hip population of Rochester. There is a full bar with a good selection of beers, wines and liquors. THE FOOD: This Chef:... More 

Thank revrpb619
Rochester, New York, United States
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Let me begin with saying the food here is delicious, we all had the friends chicken and waffles. Firstly we had to make two separate reservations as we were a party of 10 and they only allow parties of up to 6, which we understand but the way they approached it came off slightly rude. On arriving I was told... More 

Thank Kate P
Brockport, New York
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Small menu with great options. Love the small bar as you walk in. The weather was perfect for dining outside tonight! The Buffalo Cauli cannot be missed! I had an amazing chickpea burger & my son had a steak. It was a win win for both of us. Great vibe, great service, great food & great price. I am never... More 

Thank HarlowGrace
Seattle, Washington
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195 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Three of had dinner at the Owl House. My wife had a hamburger and french fries which she said were above average and accompanied by a home made ketchup. My daughter had the tofu dinner which consisted of some fried tofu, peanuts on a slab of a bread. The fried tofu was crispy and quite good, the bread base less... More 

Thank Richard D
Rochester, New York
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Have been to the Owl House many times since its inception. The other night, I went with a friend and was disappointed for the first time. I had the Curry Tofu with a Polenta square....the square was a dense conglomeration and mid-warm, sauce on tofu miniscule - overall grade C-. Friend's dish was a deconstructed rattioullle....the eggplant was salty -... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Marshall St, Rochester, NY 14607-3523
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 585-360-2920

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