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City Grill

384 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1909
+1 585-222-2489
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (27 reviews)
“truffle chips” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
384 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1909
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would recommend eating at City Grill. They have a good menu to choose from and the food is delicious.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 408priscilla
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We went to Rochester for the weekend and I can attest for all of my firends. Everyone enjoyed their meals immensely. I ordered the Half Wood-Fired Chicken 23 house brined semi-boneless half chicken topped with demi glaze served with sautéed brussel sprouts & sweet potatoes...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Imani W
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This place is worth a second review. I liked it last year. This year it seemed even better. I ate here maybe 4 times during my five day visit. Every meal was delicious. I like the pizzas (you can have non dairy) the fish and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Our son attends RIT, so we visit Rochester often - staying in the nearby East Ave Inn & Suites. So after a late arrival finally tried the City Grill. Started with a special appetizer grilled octopus: it was perfect: tender flavorful and complimented with endive....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Forest-Hills-Cynic
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Great place for a family get together. Great choices on the menu for everyone. Our server, Farrah, was excellent! Enjoyed all the foods chosen in the group - from pizza and burgers to the filet and fish specials. Noise level got a little high as...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ChippyRose
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the inn and walked to the city grill. Really cute restaurant. The bar area is great and opens onto the street and outside dining. Happy hour is great, half price drinks from 2 to 6 pm. Loved the appetizers, but not so much...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank awaywego117
Reviewed August 7, 2018

A great place to sit, eat, drink and observe the street. Lovely atmosphere - great indoor/outdoor space and big bar area. The food looked plentiful and well presented.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Wendy E
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Nine colleagues met here for dinner. After a drink at the bar where the bartenders were very attentive, we went to the table. A party of nine was not a problem for our server, sorry forgot to note her name. We shared appetizers of calamari...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 364MikeA
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Walked in and was able to get a table for two- 6:00PM on a Saturday, on the patio even though they were very busy! Great server named Paul, good service, friendly and made some good suggestions. We both had one of the many nightly specials....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Chris C
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Diverse menu, well prepared food, nice patio, in a great location.Sit by a fire or by the bar-always good service.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank MJLRochester_NewYork
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March 6, 2015|
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Response from W B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Business Casual. They told me dress jeans, a sweater or sport coat are fine - no ripped jeans even if they are designer! Many folks dressed moderately - slacks and evening tops for women. Some men in khakis and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 384 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1909
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-222-2489
  • E-mail
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