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“One of the few waterfront restaurants in Rochester”
Review of Pier 45 - CLOSED

Pier 45
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Lake Avenue
Transit: Number 1 bus from the Downtown and taxi service.
Reviewed June 23, 2014

But that is about all it has going for it. Many people like this place. I was unimpressed with the menu.

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Thank mullinb
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

We attended a company Christmas Party here in early December. Banquet food is usually marginal at best but the vegetarian appetizers were very good. The vegetarian main course was overcooked and tasteless but the meat/fish eaters seemed to enjoy their entrees. The desserts were very good. Not sure if they were made in house or brought in but they were tasty regardless.
It was dark and cold so we missed the whole view thing so we'll have to try again in the summer.

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Thank jawlmt
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Reviewed September 23, 2013

The view from the outside deck is terrific. The service was very good with attentive staff. The food was good, nice variety on the menu. A few more signs to show exactly where the restaurant is would be helpful

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Thank Maureen D
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

Headed back to the Pier for dinner just because maybe we were maybe somewhat harsh in our first review. We guess everyone is entitled to a second chance and gave it to them Thursday night 9/5/13. So glad we we did. It was a beautiful September night, some boats coming into the harbor and we had a perfect seat overlooking it. Our waitress was prompt, efficient and friendly. Trying for the first time ever, we ordered the beet salad with romaine and goat cheese pecan dressing....It was to die for. Our strip steaks were cooked to perfection ( a nice pink ) and we almost could have sliced it with a fork. A nice serving of mashed potatoes was served with asparagus and both vegtable's were were actually served hot. Nice surprise. Overall, we are sorry we didn't venture out to Pier 45 earlier in the season, but we will most certainly be back next season.

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Thank barbara m
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

Pier 45 is a little known gem in the Rochester New York area. It's actually located in the community of Charlotte. Located near the mouth of the Genesee River it has a remarkable view of the harbor and Lake Ontario. We've dined there on several occasions and has always been delighted with atmosphere and the cuisine. The menu varies to accommodate ones choices and their wine selection is more than adequate. Some may comment that it's overpriced but given it's ambience we find the service and cuisine more than pleasing. It offers inside seating should one choose however we opt for the covered balcony along the "rail". It offers an elevated view of the harbor and we appreciate the flow of the sailboats as they enter the harbor. After dinner we chose to relax in their al fresco seating area adjacent to the dining area to enjoy an after dinner coffee or cocktail. I can't think of a better way to enjoy waterfront dining in Rochester in the summer. Went there the other night and it was simply marvelous.

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Thank gmann509
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