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Charley Brown's Restaurant

1675 Penfield Rd, Rochester, NY 14625-2560
+1 585-385-9202
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Italian, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1675 Penfield Rd, Rochester, NY 14625-2560
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is always good -- love the Chicken French. It's an old-time favorite and always draws a crowd. Service is always exceptional. Obviously, very popular long-established restaurant.

Thank cath27x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During the past few weeks I have had the epicurean privilege of dining at Charley Brown’s for a special date night with my husband and for Mother’s Day. On both occasions I selected one of the Chef’s specials. One was the Vitelli en Carroa -...More

Thank mcuciti48
Reviewed April 17, 2018

This past Saturday evening 3 generations of my family gathered at Charley Brown’s Steakhouse in Penfield to celebrate two birthdays and our just being together. It was such a perfectly wonderful evening that it made the drive through wind and rain to get there well...More

Thank Madeleine C
Reviewed April 8, 2018

My parents had been going to Charley Brown's for years - when my husband and I were first dating 20 years ago, they took us there for dinner and the food and atmosphere were second to none. We returned tonight for my husband's birthday. My...More

Thank MCKB A
Reviewed March 4, 2018

During this past week I have been lucky enough to dine at Charlie Brown’s for a special birthday and a special date night. The first occasion was a surprise birthday that my husband hosted for me. He invited five of my closest friends. The owner...More

Thank Madeleine C
Reviewed March 4, 2018

It's a local favorite and in fact one woman said she'd been coming there for 50 years. The food was good, old time feel and crowd was older. It's a little dark and needs updating but I think that is part of it's charm. It's...More

Thank Chrisace2
Reviewed January 28, 2018

Recently we dined at Charley Brown's for a very special anniversary. We were greeted by the owner who graciously showed us to our table. The Dinner Features that night was Pork Osso Bucco over Asiago and Herb Risotto. This is a very special dish that...More

Thank Madeleine C
Reviewed January 2, 2018

My husband and I first patronized this restaurant in the late 70's, and even then we considered it exceptional. Here it is, nearly forty years later, and when we went there last week to celebrate our anniversary, we still found it to be every bit...More

Thank RachelleAllen
Reviewed December 17, 2017

For a very special Saturday evening out my husband and I and a family friend went to dinner at Charley Brown's. As we entered we were greeted by the owners and shown to our table. One of the evening's Dinner Features was Linguini with Pork,...More

Thank Madeleine C
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Met several family members and a friend while passing through town. The food was very good and plentiful with several evening specials that we enjoyed. The service was courteous and prompt and the food was delicious. The price was quite reasonable. The best part was...More

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December 7, 2017|
Response from Bill_NY | Reviewed this property |
Dinner is 4:00 to 10:00 nightly, except Friday and Saturday, when they remain open til 11 pm. Lunch on weekdays only, 11:30 - 2:30 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1675 Penfield Rd, Rochester, NY 14625-2560
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-385-9202
  • E-mail
Serving hungry Rochestarians since 1967, Charley Brown's provides comfort and happiness in a casual and warm environment. We strive to impress our customers by giving them the highest degree of service possible while satisfying their tastes at fair and reasonable prices.
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