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Mr Dominic's On the Lake

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4699 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612-2167
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always busy. Hard to talk at the table because it's pretty loud. The food is a hit or miss. I live around the area and it seems every other visit is not good.

Thank Bigapple20
New Haven, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town for a week long event and ate at DOTL on a Monday and Thursday night.. Monday had great specials and most of our group had something from the specials menu. It was good food and filling! Thursdays special menu was "less special" and most of us ate from the menu choices.. I had Chicken Parm which... More 

Thank Oblio27
Huffman, Texas
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196 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here with friends. It is very crowded so go early unless you have a reservation. It is close to the water but you can't see it from inside. The gnocchi was delicious.

Thank Vam56006
Seabreeze. NY
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been eating here since1976. Yes 40 years !! The sauce is better than my own which is saying a lot We go for lunch as much as we can it is the best value going. Supper is amazing... but the issue is its very busy so even if you call ahead you are going to wait because others... More 

Thank Mrsarti
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a party of 7 and had reservations at 5 on a Friday which was no problem, but by 6 the place is PACKED. The food is on point. Had the meat lasagna which is huge n my brother had the Friday fish fry which was very good n only served on Friday. My niece had shrimp Alfredo which no... More 

Thank David K
Rochester, New York
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a second visit for my wife and my first experience at Mr. Dominic's. It is a lively, fairly noisy, and vibrant atmosphere where it feels like all of the diners are family members. Service was very good but understandably a little slow due to the number of customers (this was a Sunday evening around 5:30 and the place... More 

Thank Ken S
Rochester, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mr. Dominics is my favorite restaurant in the Rochester area. The portions are huge and everything is exceptional. The only downfall is that the dining area is small and can be quite loud. I usually opt to eat in the bar area at the high tables, which is less noisy.

Thank Kelly B
Sarasota, Florida
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We dined with friends at the high top in the bar area, much to my wife's and mine displeasure. Our friends din here frequently and felt this table would be less noisy than the regular dining room. Not so! Our friends wife was bumped continuously as people passed to get to the reservation attendant. The food was ok, my wife's... More 

Thank TrulyWorldTraveler
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

I had my wife and son along on a trip to Rochester. I travel quite a bit and like to give them "local" experiences wherever I take them. A local dish in Rochester is called Chicken French. (Chicken breast seasoned and pan fried in butter, served over pasta) It was around lunch time and not many restaurants offer the dish... More 

Thank Pete K
Naples, Florida
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192 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Decided on lunch near the lake area would be good. When we arrived, we sat outside to enjoy the weather. Server was pleasant and we did order quickly, but Amount of time to get our food was uncomfortably long. We had greens and beans and calamari over pasta. Food was good, but I do not see a reason to return.

Thank Barbara S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4699 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612-2167
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 585-865-4630

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?