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The Owl House

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International, Vegetarian, Healthy
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75 Marshall St, Rochester, NY 14607-3523
585-360-2920
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Refreshing taste bud experience

We came here because our visitors are vegan. Surprisingly they serve choices of both as well gluten-free food. Ingredients are supplied by local farms. Menu is kind of interesting,but in this case different is good and delicious. Imagine eating chicken with waffle. It is very delicious. Our vegan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
idahRAM2015
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Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came here because our visitors are vegan. Surprisingly they serve choices of both as well gluten-free food. Ingredients are supplied by local farms. Menu is kind of interesting,but in this case different is good and delicious. Imagine eating chicken with waffle. It is very delicious. Our vegan friends love their choices. We were seated upstairs and the atmosphere is... More 

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Thank idahRAM2015
Stuttgart, Germany
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food but they should work on their desserts (no choice). I loved the atmosphere - perfect place for a special occasion (or any occasion!) The food took forever to come, though but company was great so we didn't mind.

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Thank solenec19
Rochester, New York
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81 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose the Owl House for our weekly date night and are glad we did. Great service and even better food. The restaurant is in a house in the Monroe Avenue/Merchants Road neighborhood. This restaurant and menu have a decidedly Bohemian feel. The food was unique and excellent. Give this one a try.

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Thank Tim_Ingersoll
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

As "Big Apple" residents we admittedly are snobs about restaurants, mostly holding claim that no one can do it as well. The Owl House proved that statement wrong. It is a charming very "west or east village" type place with excellent food…portions are generous, staff is first rate …friendly, courteous, and ver professional.

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Thank Pat S
Fairfield, Connecticut
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292 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

I had huevos rancheros - they were the best I've had anywhere. Everyone loved there brunch. Rochester is the city of great breakfasts and this restaurant is a must of you like interesting breakfast.

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Thank Stephen P
Ny
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

We just had a great brunch at the owl house. The bottleneck seemed to be at the host/hostess desk where I waited about 10 minutes to see the host. After that he took us immediately to the table and the service and food were very timely. Our server was delightful and the food was beautifully done, very tasty and had... More 

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1 Thank B F
Buffalo, New York
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This was a place that repeatedly registered when searching for places to eat in Rochester. And I have to say, their reputation was well-deserved. The dinner was wonderful, as was our server, and drinks were so good they had to be "sampled" twice. The check had a bit of a kick to it, but that's where a little restraint would... More 

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Thank Michael B
Virginia
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115 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We always look for restaurants that source their food locally so The Owl House showed up on our list of restaurants to try. From the outside it does not look like much and we were a bit nervous going in. Inside it is small but cozy - there is a seating area on the main floor (where we sat) and... More 

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1 Thank OneCvilleFamily
Rochester, New York
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

This restaurant is a delightful meshing of all food tastes. Our party of four started with the Buffalo Cauli Wings (a traditional starting place for us). Two of our group enjoyed perfectly prepared-to-order sirloin steak, one enjoyed the roasted eggplant, and the last ordered the fall pasta (orecchiette with oyster mushrooms). The meals were fantastic with lost of sharing taking... More 

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Thank FredNavigator
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Vegetarian friendly, but meat options as well. Food is tasty and the menu is imaginative. Service was perfect. We enjoyed our brunch.

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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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?