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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 good27%
  • Average4%
  • 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 2 weeks ago

I've driven by Charley Brown's hundreds of times without a second glance- but no more! After our favorite restaurant closed a few years ago, we have been searching (unsuccessfully) for a substitute that has a casual atmosphere but not a bar-food menu. I think we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Dinner was fantastic! Loved the atmosphere and the staff is incredibly attentive. Can’t wait to go again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lino P
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

There are so many choices and so many great dishes on the manu- truly something for everyone. They always welcome us warmly when we arrive and are interested in our experience as we leave. We take lots of out of town friends there and everyone...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank R772KMbarbaral
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Our younger son is leaving for London. We gathered here per my request. Nobody has been here before and wanted to try it out. It's very nice inside, gets really crowded-so reservations are recommended. The calamari appetizer was really good with the sauce. The clams...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Helena W
Reviewed September 6, 2018

This restaurant is wonderful. It is pretty and just the right size, with cloth table clothes. The service is as good as it can possibly be. The food is very good to excellent. The desserts are absolutely astounding, mostly made on premises. I've had two...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jon F
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Our dinner here was very good as was the service. Our only negative was our glasses of wine. We ordered the early bird wine and when we received our bill we were charged the regular price. To our surprise , we were told that you...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank S3429ZXsandrac
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Want to get the perfect gift for that person who has everything? Want a gift that you don't have to wrap, and which will be enjoyed thoroughly? If you said yes, then take the birthday person in your life to Charley Brown's for a birthday...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Madeleine C
Reviewed August 8, 2018

While in Rochester on business, I wanted to avoid the chains and try a local place. Charley Brown's had a good rating so I made the drive. It is a small unassuming place from the outside. However I found it to be a comfortable and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jim U
Reviewed July 22, 2018

During the past few weeks I have had the delicious fortune to dine at Charley Brown's for some special occasions with family and for a gathering of friends. The evening specials on the days that I was there were beyond amazing! I've never seen these...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Madeleine C
Reviewed May 29, 2018

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.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank cath27x
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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
Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
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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