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$5 - $10
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Italian, Deli
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed May 23, 2021 via mobile

My parents would shop here when I was a young child! This place is awesome! Fresh and variety. Their sausage is so good! Meats are excellent! Love the smell when you walk in the door! I always visit this market when I am in town....Service is great and everything is fresh!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed January 10, 2021

Always the best meat and sausage products. Fresh. visually pleasing and tasty! The bread! Excellent! I dare you to name a macaroni that is not on the shelf! and the pastries? Awesomeness.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed September 2, 2020 via mobile

I used to come here in the past when I worked in the area. We wanted to get some supplies to make sauce. They have everything thing that you need. We also picked up some meat and cheeses. We also shared a sub sandwich. Everything...was outstanding. Highly recommendMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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60joer, Owner at Rubino's Imported Italian Food, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2020

Hi Michael! We wanted to thank you so much for your thoughtful review. We are so happy to hear that you found all of your sauce essentials here! We hope to see you again soon. All the best, Team Rubino

Reviewed March 21, 2020

Rubino's feels like the old school Italian delis I grew up with in Connecticut and Brooklyn. All that's missing is the sawdust.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

We stop here every time we are in Rochester. The store has a nice selection to pick from. The bread is fresh and delicious. We make it a point to have lunch here as the sub and sandwich selection is out of this world.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 5, 2019

This is more of an Italian grocery store with a great butcher counter. There is a deli and some tables for lunch. The products are fresh and there is a good variety.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Joe R, Owner at Rubino's Imported Italian Food, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2019

Hi OnAir365336. Thank you so much for your five star review. We are elated to hear about your experience. We appreciate your patronage and hope to see you again soon. All the best, Team Rubino

Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

An absolutely amazing Italian Grocery/Butcher/Deli! From the moment you enter you are greated with tasty aromas and warm smiles, definitely recommend visiting!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Joe R, Owner at Rubino's Imported Italian Food, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your five star review. We LOVE the smells too :) so happy to hear about your experience. We appreciate your patronage and hope to see you again soon. All the best, Team Rubino

Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

Forget buying frozen shells from that big grocer. They are too watery. These shells held their form and the cheese filling has a nice texture. No artificial taste. As for the cream puffs, they were stale and hard and turned to dust in my mouth!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Rubinos is a great Italian grocery and deli. I have noticed that they have really skimped on the meat put into the subs. We have enjoyed the chicken parm subs but there is very little chicken in there. We tried Marticellos and they are huge!...Same price too. Please don't cheap out on us Rubinos!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

Went to get meal for my 86 year old mother. No Ziti. Told me I had to wait about 7 minutes. Lunch time and no food but lots of workers standing around talking. Got Chicken Parm and ziti as 2 sides. Asked for extra sauce...and rude counter girl snapped at me and said you will be charged 1 dollar. So after I had to wait you have the nerve to charge me. No Gnocchi as well. That is what I came for. A few empty bins with no food? Lunch time and no food??? Asked for 1/2 pound of cookies and waited at the counter for 5 minutes before someone waited on me. Asked for 1/2 pound. Dumb girl gets small box and put a few cookies in. No its not 1/2 pound. At that point I sad forget it. I can go to Pasta Villa across the street and get treated with respect and have no problems. Pasta Villa will not charge for sauce and the workers are not clowns. You have a screwed up operation. Will make extra trip to Savoia's from now on for cookies as well. Not worth the aggravation coming into your store anymore. It obvious you do not have your act together. Not the way it use to be. Who is running this place?? Do they care???More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019

The recent upgrades in the past few years have been very nice and much needed. The lack of customer service is atonishing.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

I love fresh buffalo mozzarella and this place had the freshest !! The meat selection is outstanding !! Well worth the drive The bread on the submarine was very fresh as were the cold cuts

Date of visit: September 2018
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Joe R, Owner at Rubino's Imported Italian Food, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2019

We are so happy you had a 5 star experience, Kathleen. Thank you for choosing us. We appreciate your patronage. We hope to see you again soon. All the best - Team Rubino

Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Was in a hurry so I had to stop in for a quick bite. The food and service are amazing and the market has a very unique feel. Picked up some bread and grated cheese along w/ chicken parm and tiramisu. All top drawer!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Joe R, Owner at Rubino's Imported Italian Food, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

Thank you so much for this awesome 5 star review! We are so happy to hear you had a wonderful experience. We hope to see you again soon. All the best ~Team Rubino

Reviewed December 9, 2018

Just walking into Rubino's makes one want to melt...its smells so wonderful with the fresh baked breads, sauces simmering and all the cheese offerings. I love the friendliness of staff and its clear there are many 'regulars' that enjoy the enormous selection of Italian foods...Rubino's has for sale. I love the massive cheese and salami hanging from the ceiling as you walk past a generous meat, cheese and antipasto deli. Whenever I go, I always purchase a quart of their delicious pasta sauce and meatballs as the taste is amazing! You can sit down at one of the small tables to enjoy a slice too.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Joe R, Owner at Rubino's Imported Italian Food, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

Thank you for leaving us this thoughtful review. We are so pleased that you had a great experience when visiting our store. It is our honor to give you the best breads, sauces, meat and cheese offerings we can! Again, thank you for choosing us...More

Reviewed December 5, 2018

All sorts of Italian foods available, convenient parking. Friendly staff and a wonderful local resource

Date of visit: November 2018
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Joe R, Owner at Rubino's Imported Italian Food, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We are very pleased to hear that you had a nice experience. Thank you for supporting local. We hope to see you soon. All the best ~ Team Rubino

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Rubino's Imported Italian Food is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5