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The Revelry

1290 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1674
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1290 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1674
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on Sunday evening to celebrate our anniversary and when my husband made the reservation he mentioned that. When we arrived and checked in the host wished us a happy anniversary which was a nice touch. Moments later our server, Rachel, came to our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 1RTFM
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Went here the other night for drinks and snacks and we were very impressed. The bartenders were very friendly and professional and the list of drinks and cocktails was unique and exciting! We tried the oysters, fries, salmon tartare, and burger, all delicious! The atmosphere...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank marymant
Reviewed October 24, 2018

An amazing return. As always, every expectation was met. I would like to note, every time we've gone, the service and hospitality have been at its highest. Everything from the location, to the décor, the quality of food, and presentation have been spot on. Started...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Vincent C
Reviewed October 22, 2018

I love it here. My boyfriend and I come here often. Sometimes we come for cocktails. We love the craft cocktails, they are pricey but worth it. The bartenders are very friendly and truly enjoy their craft. We have come here for our anniversary twice....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ayr1286
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Great youg person's bar in a nice location ample parking helps Food is good sometimes rather one off menue items but quality is good. bring $$$

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Robert Bruce L
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited for a weekend birthday party. Loved the entire experience. Our waitress was pleasant and accommodating. The food was excellent. I tried the amazing salmon belly tartare and a selection of oysters. It is a wonderful atmosphere and wasn’t terribly loud for a Friday evening....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank uvarobin1
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

The Revelry is so unique - it’s combination of mixology and first floor bar space, the seasonal menu and tremendously flavorful options, and the fantastic service. It makes for a wonderful spot to bring out of town guests; especially foodies and people who truly appreciate...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KimP636
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I kinda described a flavor to my bartender Ryan and he did the rest! Amazing drinks! Then I ordered the chilled lobster tail, oh my goodness, tasty doesn't come close to describing the goodness.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank maryjoo2018
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We have eaten at the Revelry three times in the past and enjoyed everything about the restaurant. We made reservations for a Sunday "supper" for a party of 4. Everything went wrong. We sat for 50 minutes and never received our appetizer. Most of the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kristin B
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We went here for date night and were not disappointed. Started at the bar with cocktails and moved to our table where we had the fried oysters and fried green tomatoes. Both were excellent. Then moved on to dinner....I had the brisket and my boyfriend...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank X2571OEsandraf
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Kate G
February 3, 2017|
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Response from pframe231 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think it is. There are steps on both 1st & 2nd levels
karen m
December 16, 2014|
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Response from 2foodtravelers | Reviewed this property |
I do not think so, but check out Label 7 in Pittsford. I think they have it on Tuesday...possibly Monday also...and Lento also has one on Wednesday?? Check them out...both are good places to dine...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1674
    (Culver Road)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 585-340-6454
  • E-mail
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