The digital version of the 2016-17 Explore Greater Rochester is now available! To access it, click on the image above.
Sometimes the love of good food makes you do crazy things, like drive all over town to find that one gourmet ingredient. Explore understands. In Rochester you'll find lots of ways to feed your passion, from ethnic food markets to cozy bistros. In the process, you'll get to know this city a little better.
Local restaurants are meeting a growing demand for fresh and local ingredients. Eating seasonal food may be trendy, but it's as old as the chore of scavenging for berries. Savvy chefs plan menus based on what's coming out of the ground now; the result is flavor that can't be matched at any other time of year. Read more...
Browse the Explore listings
The Explore Greater Rochester listings include roughly 200 local restaurants in categories ranging from Fine Dining and Italian to Continental and Bagel Shops. Use Search & Explore in the upper right corner of each page to find restaurants by name or location. To browse the categories, click on the images below.