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2541 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-3123
+1 585-270-5229
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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2541 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-3123
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

Whether you're just popping in for cocktails or in the mood for a lovely dinner, Avvino is a great choice. Careful service, excellent food, understated atmosphere. The nettle fettuccine with rabbit ragout was stellar -- the fresh fava beans added color and texture to an...More

Thank marievRochester_NY
Reviewed July 8, 2017

An evening at Avvino with friends was extremely enjoyable from cocktails at the bar to dessert. When we arrived, we were quickly greeted by Janine in a warm and friendly manor. Although we had been here before, our friends had never been. We had cocktails...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Went here for a casual weeknight date with my wife. Sat at the bar, and had some wine as we reviewed the menu. Bartender was very knowledgeable on both wine and the food, and he gave us some space. We ordered the cuban slider as...More

1  Thank Fairport1Traveler
Janine W, Owner at Avvino, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2017

Thank you for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed everything and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed May 16, 2017

if you are looking for a restaurant that has it all stop here. Great atmosphere, excellent service and Outstanding food.

Thank TiffanyTibb
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Although I live in the Southern Finger Lakes, I have spent a great deal of time in Rochester over the past two years. Without listing my favorite eateries, and many appear at the top of this list or any list of the very best Rochester...More

Thank John P
Reviewed February 28, 2017

My husband treated me to dinner for my birthday at Avvino, our first time eating there. We arrived in advance of our reservation at had a drink at the bar, which was fairly full as it was the tail end of happy hour. I tried...More

Thank Carina G
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

There were four of us and we sampled many of the items on the menu and everything was fabulous. Short ribs, pork cheeks, ribeye steak, salmon, burrata cheese ap, shrimp, charcuterie board, poached egg. Wow, can't say anything bad about anything. Our waiter Mike was...More

Thank lauran t
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Understaffed and rude service. Dish was sent back with no replacement offered. I received an apology from the owner through yelp but going home hungry on your birthday kind of stinks :/ Unfortunately an apology doesn't change the situation. Who would want to take a...More

2  Thank natmccarthy
Reviewed October 13, 2016

The good: our waiter Steve. Knowledgeable in a foodie-nerdish way; the interior is pleasant given its strip-mall location. Ambiance and energy level was pleasant. The menu, however, in its effort to be trendy, was across the board weird, oily and over seasoned. We are typically...More

1  Thank diane w
Reviewed October 5, 2016

My husband and I were in town to say good-bye to his mother and we came to Avvino on the night after she died. It was so great to have such wonderful service and such totally delicious food in such a comfortable setting. Everything we...More

1  Thank plafield
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April 1, 2015|
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Response from Janine W | Property representative |
Hi Kelly, We do serve Tanqueray and tonic. We have a very nice gin selection. Let me know if you have any other questions. Thanks! Janine Wasley AVVINO
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $42
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2541 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-3123
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-270-5229
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AVVINO opened in 2013 serving contemporary American and worldly cuisine. Chef Tim Caschette's fiercely seasonal menu showcases the restaurant's bonds with local farmers and purveyors. Janine Wasley takes the beverage program very seriously offering a carefully chosen wine list with close to 200 selections and forever changing cocktail program also taking inspiration from seasonal offerings. The restaurant offers three dining experiences: The Main Dining Room, Meyer's Den and The Patio (seasona
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