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Tavern58 at Gibbs

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

I have been giving Tavern 58 a chance since the day they opened but each event is like the roll of the dice, one meal may be great and then the next meal can be a tasteless mess or a service disaster. This weekend's visit was the last for me - the service was good but the food left a... More 

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Thank Brian S
Rochester, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Tavern 58 at Gibbs over the years but this was a special birthday dinner with my family. Started out with a New Orleans favorite - Sazerac - at the bar with a great, conversational bartender. Dinner was so flavorful - steak soup and the tenderloin medallions, topped off with (hot) apple strudel. Can't wait to go... More 

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Thank Kim P
Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

We went to Tavern 58 recently as part of an after work dinner for about 10 folks from our team. It's tucked away at the end of Gibbs St, a great location for the downtown businesses or the Eastman Theatre. The bar area was cozy, it's more geared for small groups than large, but service was friendly and prompt. We... More 

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Thank Leslie J
Fairport, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Tavern 58 is a pleasant chalet style restaurant. It has both tables and booths and the divided rooms make it feel intimate and romantic. The 70s and 80s rock music seemed out of place. Limited parking in lot, but street parking (metered) is available. Free Wifi. Reservations accepted. Great service. They have special soups and entrées daily. The apple and... More 

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Thank CaptnGphs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 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

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Thank Jane V
Penfield, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

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.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

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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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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Thank JudyD2222
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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $31
Cuisine
American, Bar, International
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
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: +1 585-546-5800
Description
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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