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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Clam Cocktail
6 littlenecks served on the half shell with cocktail sauce
USD 7.95
Clams Casino
8 littlenecks baked with bacon pepper stuffing
USD 10.95
Steamed Clams
a dozen littlenecks served with drawn butter and lemon
USD 11.5
fried risotto balls stuffed with mozzarella and pork
USD 9.95
Herb & Asiago Risotto
USD 8.95
Eggplant Parmigiana
breaded cutlets baked with sauce and mozzarella
USD 8.95
Artichokes French
egg-dipped, sautéed in a lemon-sherry wine sauce
USD 10.5
Greens & Beans
escarole sautéed with garlic, cannellini beans & sausage
USD 10.95
Entrée Size Over Pasta USD 15.95
Shrimp Cocktail
4 jumbo shrimp served with cocktail sauce
USD 13.95
Scallops Whiskey
sautéed with scallions and mushrooms in a whiskey cajun cream sauce
USD 12.95
Filet Mignon
merlot mushroom demi-glace or béarnaise
9 Oz USD 28.95
6 Oz USD 23.95
N.y. Strip Steak
served with bordelaise sauce
14 Oz USD 27.95
Delmonico Steak
with onion rings
16 Oz USD 28.95
Prime Rib of Beef
with au jus
20 Oz USD 31.95
14 Oz USD 24.95
Calves Liver
sauteed with bacon and onions
USD 18.95
Double Thick Pork Chops
two 12oz. chops, char grilled, served with applesauce
USD 24.95
Double Thick Lamb Chops
two 11oz. chops, char grilled, served with mint jelly
USD 30.95
Ground Sirloin of Beef
char grilled, served with merlot mushroom demi-glace
USD 15.95
Veal Parmagiana
breaded veal cutlets topped with melted mozzarella and our homemade red sauce
USD 18.95
Veal Marsala
sautéed with mushrooms in a marsala demi-glace
USD 18.95
Veal French
egg-dipped, sautéed in sherry-lemon butter
USD 18.95
Veal Saltimbocca
prosciutto, black olives, escarole & melted mozzarella
USD 20.95
include soup du jour or a house salad
Baked Ziti
topped with melted mozzarella cheese and meatballs or sausage
USD 13.95
your choice of red or white clam sauce
USD 16.95
Baked Cheese Manicotti
fresh herb-ricotta, cheese-stuffed manicotti
USD 13.5
Gnocchi Dinner
your choice of marinara or red sauce
USD 12.95
Add For Vodka Sauce USD 2
Stuffed Shells
your choice of marinara or red sauce
USD 13.5
Choice of Pasta
tomato, marinara or aglio olio sauce
USD 11.95
Add For Meatballs, Sausage or Bolognese USD 3
Spaghetti Carbonara
prosciutto, parmesan cheese & egg
USD 15.95
Penne a la Vodka
tomato, cream, bacon & onion
USD 15.95
include soup du jour or a house salad
Eggplant And Portobello Lasagna
breaded eggplant, portobello mushrooms, spinach, roasted red peppers & mozzarella cheese, topped with marinara sauce
USD 16.95
Smoked Mozzarella and Roasted Red Pepper Raviolis
topped with garlic cream and asparagus sauce
USD 15.95
Eggplant Parmigiana
topped with marinara sauce
USD 14.95
Penne Ortellano
sautéed tomatoes, artichokes, spinach & capers, served in a white wine garlic sauce
USD 15.95
House Salad
USD 4.95
Soup du Jour
USD 5.5
French Onion
baked with mozzarella cheese and a seasoned crouton
USD 6.25
Clam Chowder
served Fridays only
USD 6.25
Caesar Salad
the classic
Full USD 6.95
Half USD 4.95
Charley Brown's Salad
iceberg lettuce, mozzarella cheese, black olives, red onions, garbanzo beans & parmesan cheese tossed in anchovy vinaigrette
Full USD 7.95
Half USD 4.95
Snacks are served with French Fries; $0.50 each additional item
Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich
served with BBQ sauce
USD 10.95
Chicken Caesar Salad
served with pasta or fresh vegetable
USD 12.95
Southern Fried Chicken
white and dark meat, served with cranberry sauce
USD 13.95
Black Angus Burger
choice of bacon, cheese or peppers & onions
8 Oz USD 11.95
Chicken Parmagiana
breaded chicken cutlets topped with melted mozzarella and our homemade red sauce
USD 17.95
Chicken French
egg-dipped, sautéed in sherry-lemon butter
USD 17.95
Chicken Marsala
Sautéed with mushrooms in a marsala demi-glace.
USD 17.95
Chicken Arezzio
sautéed with artichoke hearts, mushrooms, black olives and sun-dried tomatoes in a white wine garlic sauce
USD 18.95
Chicken Saltimbocca
prosciutto, black olives, escarole & melted mozzarella
USD 18.95
Half Roasted Chicken
served with dressing & cranberry sauce
USD 16.95
Fresh Roasted Turkey Dinner
with dressing, mashed potatoes & gravy
USD 14.95
Blue cheese - $1
Broiled Dry Sea Scallops
broiled with white wine, butter & paprika
USD 22.95
Sea Scallop Picatta
baked with white wine & caramelized onions, topped with asiago breadcrumbs
USD 23.95
Broiled Shrimp
5 jumbo shrimp broiled with white wine, breadcrumbs & butter
USD 25.95
Sole French
egg-dipped, sautéed in sherry-lemon butter sauce
USD 18.95
Broiled Haddock
broiled with white wine, butter & paprika
USD 17.5
Haddock French
served over angel hair pasta
USD 18.95
Haddock Puttanesca
baked with tomato, red onion & roasted peppers
USD 18.95
Fish Fry
served with french fries & coleslaw (Friday only)
USD 14.95
Rack & Reef
Lamb chop & three jumbo broiled shrimp
11 Oz USD 29.95
Cold Water Australian Lobster Tail
single or twin, 7 oz. or 16 oz
Market Price
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.
$10 - $29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, Italian
Takeout, Seating, 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, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards, Live Music
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This past Saturday evening we went to Charley Brown's fir our first dine-in meal since the lockdown started. It was like going home again after a long time away. The owners and staff followed the social distancing rules and regulation perfectly with properly spaced tables,...More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were surprised to get a reservation as we thought it was Father’s Day. It wasn’t. Social distancing was carefully maintained, and all staff was masked. Drinks were brought quickly. The salads were perfect filled with great ingredients. We both ordered Veal Parmigiana. It was...More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed May 31, 2020 via mobile

Excellent meal and very good service. The ribeye on the bone was very nice, also recommend the mussels and seafood chowder!

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed May 10, 2020

This evening my family celebrated Mother's Day with take out dinners from Charley Brown's in Penfield, NY. Our meals started with salads with generous portions of crumbly blu cheese and delicious basalmic salad dressing. An excellent start! For appitizers we shared an order of Artichoke...More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed March 17, 2020

Tonight my family went to Charley Brown's to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. What a wonderful take out meal we had! Corned Beef and Cabbage with carrots and potatoes that would have made St. Patrick himself dance a jig from sheer delight! In addition to salads...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed January 18, 2020

Very nice place and excellent food. We had a large group of ladies and I did not hear anyone complain about the food. Staff was very friendly!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 29, 2019

Last evening my husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary at Charley Brown's. My husband had made reservations, and when we arrived the owner, and our host, showed us to our table - a quiet table for two. It was perfect! He had even prepared...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 25, 2019 via mobile

Found CB on trip advisor while looking for Italian restaurants in east Rochester. Surprised at the name we went for a late lunch. The food was surprisingly light, and excellent. Enjoyed the entire experience. The staff was congenial and quite helpful explaining the dishes.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

I met with several friends for our monthly dining visit to Charlie Brown’s. We enjoyed our favorite entrees, delicious wines and the fresh, crusty bread. Two of my favorites are the vegetarian lasagna and the whiskey scallops. The menu has so many great options. The...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 5, 2019

I always get chicken French with escarole and my husband always gets veal parm. We love it there.....wait staff excellent and food some of the best in Rochester.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Tim R
August 22, 2019|
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Response from Jane D | Reviewed this property |
Casual but rarely see jeans (but they are acceptable). We respect the owners (wonderful people!) so we always dress nicely. No baseball/golf hats.
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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