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“This is the best in town”
Review of Rocky's

Ranked #184 of 1,294 Restaurants in Rochester
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Rochester, New York
1 review
“This is the best in town”
Reviewed February 14, 2011


  • Visited January 2011
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“Excellent food at reasonable prices”
Reviewed January 11, 2010

Having heard great things about Rocky's from some of the local ham radio community, I decided to stop there for lunch after a brief appointment 15 minutes away. The building is unassuming, and is decorated inside with pretty much nothing. What shows well for Rocky's is the effort and care they put into their food and service. I had no idea what I wanted to order; the waitress suggested two ravioli, a 1/2 order of gnocchi a meatball, and something to drink. I agreed and enjoyed every bit of that meal (all $10.70, incl. tax worth of it). This is a busy place at lunch time, and for good reasons. It is not a fancy place, and that is part of what makes Rocky's authentic.

Will I go back? You bet!

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“Best Italian in Rochester”
Reviewed January 25, 2009

Rocky's is hands-down the best Italian restaurant in the county. Unfortunately, with the exception of Friday, they are only open for lunch. It is completely home-made, Italian family recipes that make Rocky's what it is. It is family-owned and run. If you didn't know it was there, you might drive by it without giving it a second thought. As a previous reviewer said, you will definitely feel like a Soprano when you are sitting at the early 20th century bar. The food is wonderful, especially the tripe (best sauce I've ever had). Service is great, they care about the customers, and will do everything to accommodate you. One word to the wise- if you go for lunch on a Saturday, plan for a short wait to be seated, it's usually quite busy then. I sincerely hope word gets out about Rocky's, so every Italian-food connoisseur in the area gets to enjoy what it is, a real, traditional Italian experience.

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“Another gem for Italian...”
Reviewed November 18, 2007

Another gem for Italian food. Take a seat at the bar and feel like a Soprano.

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