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Tavern58 at Gibbs

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58 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14605-2841 (Gibbs St.)
(585) 546-5800
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Foods was great. Good soups. Good drinks. Very good service. I don't know if our experience was very good because we were the only customers but it was Monday night almost at closing time. We did enjoy ourselves

Thank Jane V
Penfield, New York
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106 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere. The menu is extensive -- lots to choose from. We had tenderloin which was very tender and delicious. We had made early reservations but were backed up on the expressway (big traffic jam). They were nice enough to hold our reservation and we made it in time for the show.

Thank cath27x
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our anniversary, and the experience started out badly. We had early reservations, before a show, and was seated promptly in a half empty restaurant, at the very back table for two that was one foot from the water station, and next to the kitchen door. This table looked like it was hurriedly placed there, because it did not... More 

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Okeechobee, Florida
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43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This was our first time here. We had a warm welcome from the bar tender the drinks were well prepared. We had reservations for 7:15 and were seated on schedule. Our waiter Ben was helpful with the menu and selections. My wife ordered the house salad which was large enough to share and was excellent the salad dressing was unique... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

There were six of us celebrating a friend's birthday for dinner. We all enjoyed our meals. You should note that this is a la carte. I started with the Tavern House Salad which was very good, but there was too much dressing for me. Next time I would ask for light dressing or on the side. For the main course,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

When I called, I did say we were celebrating our wedding anniversary. At the end of dinner, they presented us with two flutes of champagne...such a nice touch! We are definitely returning (even if not an anniversary) for the food was so delicious and cooked just as we requested. The attention to detail was impressive. My husband asked how much... More 

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Nick D, Owner at Tavern58 at Gibbs, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so pleased that we were able to help make your evening a special night to remember. We value our guests and their feedback. Ben will be so happy to hear that he helped in his way. Thank you and we can't wait to serve you again! More 

Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

We co-hosted our daughter's wedding rehearsal dinner at Tavern58 at Gibbs the evening of August 5, 2016. From the start the experience (to call it a dinner would not do justice) was FANTASTIC. Event planner Karen was so helpful with suggestions, ideas, and tips for making the evening an enjoyable one for our rather large gathering of 35 people, including... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Went there 2 times this week, as it is across the street from our Town House. ONce with neighbors for Happy Hour, 4:30-6:30. Then late nite last nite. Awesome service and food.

Thank Sandra W
Dan D, Owner at Tavern58 at Gibbs, responded to this review

Thank you, Sandra, for your amazing review! We are so very happy that we have served you with consistently great service! We can't wait to see you and your neighbors again for happy hour. Thank you for your great feedback and see you soon! More 

Rochester, New York
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

This was a great recommendation. Anyone traveling in or through Rochester that wants something better than a bar but not dressy, try this place. Great atmosphere, selection of food, wine & beer, super wait staff, & a slick area in Rochester. You can even sit outside if the weather works. As good as anything on Park ave.

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Dan D, Owner at Tavern58 at Gibbs, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing review, Steve! We take the comments of our guests very seriously and are very happy that you enjoyed your experience at Tavern58! We can't wait to have the opportunity to serve you again. Thank you again for your great feedback! More 

Los Angeles, California
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Came here based on TripAdvisor reviews while passing through Rochester on our way back through New York State after visiting Niagara Falls. The place is wonderful, new decor, excellent service, and great food! Ravioli were wonderful and the Bolognese was excellent! Chips with spinach-artichoke dip was great, considering I'm not a fan of artichokes. Great small place tucked away in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $31
American, Bar, International
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14605-2841
    (Gibbs St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: (585) 546-5800
Tavern 58 at Gibbs is Rochester's downtown neighborhood dinner house. The Tavern offers regional cuisine that features aged steaks expertly grilled, fresh seafood uniquely prepared, freshly made pastas and fabulous nightly specials. There is also a wide variety of creatively prepared appetizers and Tavern sandwiches. The great food is just part of the experience. We have a young energetic team that is eager to give you the best dining experience in town. Whether you're downtown on business, meeting friends for a night out or taking in dinner and theater, Tavern 58 is the perfect blend of casual comfortable excellence. Tavern58 at Gibbs 58University Avenue Rochester, New York 14605 585-546-5800 www.tavern58.com

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