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Osteria Rocco

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165 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3526
+1 585-454-3510
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:22 pm - 11:00 pm
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Rochester, New York
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took out of town guests to Rocco's on July 18 and had a wonderful meal. It was very busy and they were short staffed but it all worked out fine. The waitress recommended an excellent wine to accompany our meal. It was so good we ended up ordering a second bottle. We split an order of the homemade ricotta... More 

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Thank Mary M
New York
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

My wife and I have been dining at Rocco on and off for many years. I'm wiring this review at this time because we've been frequenting here more ofter, about once every couple of weeks. As you get older you realize that if you're able to afford the luxury of dining out, there's no time to waste at poorly run... More 

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Thank NewYorkDon67
Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Still one of the very best in Rochester. Friendly, impeccable service. Entire staff knowledgeable about their incredibly delicious food and their ambitious Italian wine list. Inventive craft cocktails. Dining room has a warm glow; you will leave with one too. Can't miss on food choices. Share as many appetizers as you can. You will return to try others. I usually... More 

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Thank Stuart L
Rochester, New York
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We really like this place... It's has a nice NY city vibe too it. Intimate with only 12 tables. Definitely get reservations. We split the baked ricotta, a salad with Gorgonzola and a pizza with sweet peppers, basil and cup and char pepperoni. All were delicious. Baked ricotta is drizzled with olive oil (or maybe truffle oil??) and served with... More 

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Thank Mark H
Rochester, New York
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115 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Not sure why, but we haven't been here for some time, but our next visit will be sooner. I had a glass of very nice Sangiovese, and my wife had a Negroni--both to our satisfaction. She ordered the Caesar Cardini salad and an order of meatballs, both of which she enjoyed. But she enjoyed my dinner more! I had the... More 

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Thank KenMaher
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Having tickets for Blackfriars Theater tonight, my friend and I decided on Rocco. A long time favorite and we were not disappointed. We were seated immediately for our early reservation. We began with Bellinis- refreshing on our first 80 degree day. Starters were Arancini with sauce for Debby and Insalata Italiano Rocco for me - which we shared and was... More 

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Thank MargaretNY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Stumbled in here on accident on a Saturday night. We were so lucky to get a seat! Definitely a place you need to make a reservation. The food was amazing! Would go back!

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Thank Madi B
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We love Rocco's for so many reasons.....of course because ever bite is amazing, and everyone makes you feel welcome, but mostly because you know when you walk in the door you will leave happy and satisfied. Never a second thought, just make a pick of the many menu options or special of the night and know it will be delicious.... More 

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Corinth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I had a cancelled flight out of Rochester and AA gave me taxi fare to where ever I wanted to go.and the agent suggested Rocco so I went. I moved out of Rochester to Dallas in 1983 and this area of Monroe Ave has changed significantly in that amount of time. Very intriguing menu. I had two specials - a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

True Italian food! Not "Italian-American"! Great service as well! We'll definitely go back. Probably the number one Italian restaurant in western New York!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $35
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:22 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3526
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-454-3510

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