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232 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14608-1319
+1 585-458-3090
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  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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7:30 am - 1:00 pmAll hours
232 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14608-1319
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped by for lunch last week and brought my girlfriends with me for lunch today. We all had their linguini and white clam sauce. It was superb. I do miss their caprese tomato salad from the old days. Now that ripe local tomatoes are close,...More

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roncone's is a Rochester tradition that has been revitalized by their new chef, Jimmy Paulino. It's absolutely delicious. They make the best gnocchi I have had this side of Italy. They are like little, tender pillows. And the stufffed escarole is so savory and satisfying....More

Thank Well_Traveled010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner her. All were outstanding! This is the real deal for Italian cooking. I feel like I'm at home eating with family. The food is delicious and I know good Italian food! The service impeccable and the owner and...More

Thank Jay G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner 2 weeks ago after reading reviews on Trip Advisor and we weren't disappointed. It's a small, quaint place on a busy street corner. We were greeted immediately upon entering by very friendly staff. My wife got a spicy rigatoni dish with...More

Thank SaranacLake82
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I had a wonderful lunch today! We live outside of Rochester, so hadn't been to Roncone's in several years. I had the Eggplant Parmesan which was excellent..."meaty" slices of eggplant with just the right amount of breading served over ziti with...More

1  Thank ainehmg
Reviewed May 22, 2017

The new owner/chef has restored the food quality of this long established Rochester Italian Family restaurant. Established in 1937 by Italian immigrants, this remains a great place to eat and observe people from all walks, politicians to blue-collar workers. Menu items are very reasonable and...More

1  Thank sprkdude
Reviewed May 19, 2017

My guy and I had the best dinner here recently! And it was nice to receive a warm welcome from the gracious bartender. She also makes a mean martini. Hope the olives show up next time, though. His was one of the specials - Vongole...More

1  Thank Lillette
Reviewed May 6, 2017

We go to Roncone's often. Probably our favorite sauce in Rochester(and I'm very fussy about sauce since Marg's Dad, two aunts and grandmother -all different-- made the best sauce I've ever had, Marg comes close to her Dad's.) . Also love their eggplant parmigiana, tripe,...More

1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Roncone's is a must. As in you must try it. The new owner/chef is Jimmy Paulino, and he's upgraded the building, the menu and the food. I chose a spicy haddock over spinach and barley topped with crispy eggplant. Always a fish special or two...More

1  Thank RochesterSicilian
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Best place to go before the RBTL ! Amazing food, great service only 8 minutes away from RBTL. Support a small local restaurant #Rochester

1  Thank tonifoley58
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Tuesday - Saturday 11:30 AM-8:30 PM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14608-1319
  • Public Transportation: RTS
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-458-3090
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