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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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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
384 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1909
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Forest-Hills-Cynic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Cheryl G
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

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.

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

1  Thank Mike A
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

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.

Thank MJLRochester_NewYork
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the atmosphere, the food and the service. Plenty of waiters and other staff. They were very attentive. The food was all good. The roast chicken had a nice hint of lemon. The risotto was nicely done and very tasty. Sitting on the...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed March 12, 2018

went there with a mix and adults and children and it worked out fine. The menu has enough options to suit anyone's taste buds and the mac n cheese - plain, truffled or loaded - could be a meal by itself!

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Took my girlfriend here on her birthday to have a nightcap after dinner and a show at the lyric theater next door. Place was busy but still got served quickly. Very clean, food is available and outdoor seating with a fireplace looked very nice and...More

Thank robertlukasik
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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
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
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
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