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Fine Dining

Food & Drink > Fine Dining

Avon Inn
55 E. Main St. Avon, NY
226-8181; http://www.avoninn.com/
D $$
Greek Revival mansion that can handle parties from 15-200 guests; Friday and Saturday night dinner and Sunday brunch.
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Avvino
2541 Monroe Avenue Rochester, NY 14618
585 270 5229; http://avvinorochester.com/
High-end Italian, French and American comfort food with wine pairings.
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Belhurst Castle - White Springs Manor
4069 Route 14S Geneva, NY
(315) 781-0201; http://www.belhurst.com/white-springs-manor.html
L D $$$
Georgian Revival mansion overlooking Seneca Lake, features Stonecutters casual dining, Edgar's fine dining, and Isabella Spa.
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Bernard’s Grove
187 Long Pond Road Greece, NY
227-6405; http://bernardsgrove.net/
L D $$
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Bistro 252 at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
1111 Jefferson Road Henrietta, NY
475-1510; http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-rochester-ROCDTDT/dining/index.html
B L D
Comfortable and casual, offering daily hot breakfast buffet, and also a full breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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Black & Blue Steak & Crab
Pittsford Plaza, 3349 Monroe Ave. Rochester, NY
421-8111; http://www.blackandbluesteakandcrab.com/
L D $$$
Steak and seafood restaurant, featuring wet-aged black angus steaks and an award-winning wine list.
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Blue Pointe Grill (Harbor Hotel)
17 Franklin Street Watkins Glen, NY 14891
607 535 6116; http://www.watkinsglenharborhotel.com/dining.php
Steak and seafood restaurant, featuring wet-aged black angus steaks and an award-winning wine list.
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Bristol Harbour Resort
5410 Seneca Point Road Canandaigua, NY
(800) 288-8248; http://bristolharbour.com/
B L D $$
A view of Canandaigua Lake with menu ranging from sandwiches to gourmet meals.
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Char Steak & Lounge
550 East Ave Rochester, NY 14607
585 241 7100; http://www.charsteakandlounge.com/index.cfm?Page=Home
A blend of quintessential steakhouse with an opulent, hip ambiance, located in the Strathallan Hotel.
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Cure
50 Public Market Rochester, NY 14609
585 563 7941; http://curebar.net/
Restaurant and bar located in the Rochester Public Market, with a menu featuring seasonal, locally-sourced interpretations of French Farm cuisine.
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Edibles Restaurant
704 University Ave. Rochester, NY
271-4910; http://www.ediblesrochester.com/
L D $$
Restaurant and small bar.
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Erie Grill at the Del Monte Lodge
41 N. Main St. Pittsford, NY
419-3032; http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/rocdl-the-del-monte-lodge-renaissance-rochester-hotel-and-spa/
B L D $$$
Enjoy an outstanding view of the historic Erie Canal while dining at a four-diamond, award-winning restaurant.
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fraîche Bistro and Dessert Bar
140 East Ave Rochester, NY 14604
585 319 4313; http://www.fraiche-bistro.com/
Neighborhood place with French influence for dinner, happy hour, dessert, weekend brunch, or just coffee.
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Glengarry Inn
4400 Nine Mile Point Road Fairport, NY 14450
585 598 3820; http://www.theglengarry.com/
Serving gourmet food in a casual yet elegant atmosphere at Eagle Vale Golf Club.
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Good Luck
50 Anderson Ave. Rochester, NY
340-6161; http://www.restaurantgoodluck.com/
D $$$
Food-to-share menu, and sweets, including house-made ice cream.
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Grinnell’s Restaurant
1696 Monroe Ave. Brighton, NY
244-3710; http://grinnellsrestaurant.com/
D $$$
Restaurant with a reputation for fine dining, consistent quality and friendly atmosphere.
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Halsey's of Geneva
106 Seneca Street Geneva , NY 14456
315 789 4070; http://www.halseysgeneva.com/
Serving hearty steaks, chops, stuffed chicken and wood-fired pizza with vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.
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Joey B’s
400 Packett's Landing Fairport, NY
377-9030; http://www.joeybsrestaurant.com/
D $$
A memorable dining experience that combines casual service with classic Continental cuisine.
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Johnson House Restaurant
19 S. Main Street Churchville, NY
293-1111; http://thejohnsonhouse.net/index.cfm
D $$
Cozy, intimate dining offering steak, seafood, pork chops and more. Piano music on Friday and Saturday.
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JoJo
60 North Main Street Pittsford, NY 14534
585 385 3108; http://www.restaurantjojo.com/
Serving seafood, beef, pultry and wood-fired pizza.
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Keenan's Restaurant
1010 East Ridge Road Rochester, NY 14621
585 266 2691; http://www.keenansrestaurant.com/home.html
L D
Fine dining in a casual atmosphere, with Friday fish fry, and lobster bisque served daily.
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Lancellotti Dining Room at Geneva on the Lake
1001 Lochland Road, Route 14 Geneva, NY
(800) 3-GENEVA; http://www.genevaonthelake.com
L D $$$$
Dining Room in the main room of the villa, overlooking Seneca Lake, with menu creations using ingredients grown in the Finger Lakes. Serving lunch in summer only.
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Lemoncello Italian Restaurant
137 W Commercial St East Rochester, NY 14445
585 385 8565; http://www.lemoncello137.com/
Italian restaurant and bar with rustic décor and authentic Italian cuisine.
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Lento
274 N. Goodman St. Rochester, NY
271-3470; http://www.lentorestaurant.com/
D $$$
Local, seasonal, fresh and sustainable ingredients are transformed into Lento's dishes.
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Macarollin'
801 704 6501; https://www.facebook.com/macarollin
Bringing gourmet mac and cheese to a street corner near you.
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Max Chophouse
1456 Monroe Ave. Rochester, NY
271-3510; http://maxchophouse.com/
D $$$$
New York City-style neighborhood steakhouse. With intimate ambiance and lively bar.
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Max of Eastman Place
25 Gibbs St. Rochester, NY
697-0491; http://maxofeastmanplace.com/
L D $$$
Casual elegance embodied by its warm atmosphere and uniquely sophisticated cuisine.
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Michael’s Valley Grill
1694 Penfield Road Penfield, NY
383-8260; http://www.michaelsvalleygrill.com/
D $$
Serving steaks, chops, seafoods, and secret recipes in a relaxed atmosphere.
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Nikko
1 Capron Street Rochester, NY 14607
585 454 2908; http://www.restaurantnikko.com/index.cfm?Page=Home
Kitchen, sushi bar and cocktail lounge in a historic loft building.
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North Shore Grill
5870 Big Tree Road Lakeville , NY 14480
585 346 2200; http://www.northshoregrillny.com/
Wood-fired steak and seafood with waterfront dining and drinks.
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One
1 Ryan Alley Rochester, NY
546-1010; http://oneryan.com/
D $$$
The Grill at One has modern American cuisine, incorporating traditional food with some new-age flair.
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Park Avenue Pub
650 Park Ave. Rochester, NY
461-4140; http://www.parkavepub.com/
D $$$
Upscale casual dining with a cozy neighborhood feel.
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Philips European Restaurant
26 Corporate Woods Rochester, NY 14623
585 272 9910; http://www.phillipseuropean.com/
L D $$$
European, casual-elegant atmosphere serving cuisine made with freshest fruits and vegetables, the finest meats, seafood and poultry.
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Pleasant Valley Inn & Restaurant
7979 Route 54 Hammondsport, NY 14840
607 569 2282; http://www.pleasantvalleyinn.com/dining.asp
Italianate woodwork and crystal chandeliers set the mood for your dinner of hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, or rack of lamb.
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Prime Steakhouse
42 East Main Street Webster, NY 14580
585 265 4777; http://www.primerochester.com/Dinner-Menu.html
Modern steakhouse serving steaks and seafood.
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Pultneyville Grill
4135 Mill Street Pultneyville, NY 14538
315 589 4512; http://www.pultneyvillegrill.com/
A classic American Style restaurant, combining French and Italian influences with the traditions of New England and New York City.
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Red Osier Landmark Restaurant
6492 Main Road, Route 5 Stafford, NY
(888) 343-6972; http://www.redosier.com/
D $$$
Known for their prime rib, filet mignon, NY strip steak, and lobster.
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Remington’s Restaurant
425 Merchants Road Rochester, NY
482-4434; http://www.remingtonsofrochester.com/
L D $$$
Historic 1920's building, featuring "New American Cuisine" of steaks, chops & fresh seafood.
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Restaurant 2 Vine
24 Winthrop St. Rochester, NY
454-6020; http://www.2vine.com/
L D $$
Handcrafted bistro fare.
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Richardson’s Canal House
1474 Marsh Road Pittsford, NY
248-5000; http://www.richardsonscanalhouse.net/
L D $$$
Historic building from about 1818 that served as a public house for over 100 years, serving beef, lamb and seafood.
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Rick’s Prime Rib House
898 Buffalo Road Chili, NY
235-2900; http://www.ricksprimeribhouse.com/
L D $$$
Historic landmark serving slow-roasted prime rib, steaks, veal, fresh seafood, chicken, lamb, and pasta.
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Ristorante Lucano
1815 East Ave. Rochester, NY
244-3460; http://ristorantelucano.com/
L D $$
Run by a family that is proud of their heritage as well as their cuisine, using imported Italian ingredients, crisp vegetables and fresh seafood.
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RIT Inn and Conference Center
5257 West Henrietta Road Henrietta, NY
359-1800; http://www.ritinn.com
Number of guest rooms: 304; average rate for single-night stay: $101-$200. Includes two restaurants, Petals Restaurant for casual family-style dining and Charades Restaurant for a fine dining experience.
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Rocco
165 Monroe Ave. Rochester, NY
454-3510; http://roccorochester.com/
L D $$
Pizza, pasta and meat dishes with menu that changes with the seasons.
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Rooney’s Restaurant
90 Henrietta St. Rochester, NY
442-0444; http://rooneysrestaurant.com/
D $$$
House specialties include seafood, beef, duck and lamb, and the menu changes according to what the chef finds in the market that morning.
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Scene on Main
125 East Main Street Rochester, NY 14604
585 794 4800; http://rochester.hyatt.com/en/hotel/dining/SceneonMain.html
Located in the Hyatt Regency Hotel, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, or drinks.
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Suzanne Fine Regional Cuisine
9013 Route 414 Lodi, NY
(607) 582-7545; http://www.suzannefrc.com
L D S $$$
Dinner Friday-Sunday and lunch Saturday and Sunday during April, May & June; offering fine dining in the Finger Lakes, specializing in farm fresh and country elegant cuisine.
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Tapas 177 Lounge
177 St. Paul St. Rochester, NY
262-2090; http://www.tapas177.com/
D $$
A creative fusion of familiar and exotic flavors from around the world, with over 20 appetizer choices for 'tapas' style dining.
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Tavern 58 at Gibbs
58 University Ave. Rochester, NY
546-5800; http://tavern58.com/
D $$
Craft beers in a Tavern Setting in the East End district.
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Tavern at Clover
Tobey Village, 2851 Clover St. Pittsford, NY
(585) 347-2851; http://tavernatclover.com


The Big Tree Inn
46 Main St. Geneseo, NY
243-5220; http://www.bigtreeinn.com/
L D $$$
Historic landmark with “polished casual” dining, featuring aged hand-cut steaks and locally grown produce.
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The Brighton
1881 East Avenue Rochester, NY 14610
585 271 6650; http://thebrightonrestaurant.com/
$$
A genuine Rochester institution, the Brighton is a casual and comfortable fine dining experience.
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The Clark House at Shadow Pines
600 Whalen Road Penfield, NY
385-3700
D $$$
A contrast of history and the contemporary with crackling fireplaces and contemporary cuisine.
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The Distillery
300 Paddy Creek Circle Greece, NY
621-1620; http://www.thedistillery.com/
L D $
High energy bar and restaurant, complete with flat-screen TVs showing sports or news, distinct selection of beers and affordable food.
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The Grill and Tap Room at Shadow Lake
1850 Five Mile Line Road Penfield, NY 14526
585 385 2011; http://www.rochestergolfcourses.com/our-restaurants.html
Contemporary restaurant chalet overlooking the golf course and lake, serving cocktails, lunch or dinner.
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The Holloway House Restaurant
Routes 5 and 20 Bloomfield, NY
657-7120; http://www.thehollowayhouse.com/
L D $$
Fine dining restaurant in a colonial dwelling is open April through early December.
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The Inn at Glenora Wine Cellars and Veraisons Restaurant
5435 State Route 14 Dundee, NY 14837
1 800 243 5513; http://www.glenora.com/
With a focus on regional cuisine, dine inside with an expansive view of the vineyards and lake, or enjoy the sweet smell of the vineyards from your table on the terrace.
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The Revelry
1290 University Aveue Rochester, NY 14607
585 451 0480; http://www.therevelryroc.com/
$$$
Restaurant and bar with honest American cuisine that honors the low country of the South.
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The Stonecat Cafe at Bloomer Creek Vineyard
5315 Route 414 Hector, NY
(607) 546-5000; http://www.stonecatcafe.com
L D $$
Comfortable and approachable atmosphere with Finger Lakes regional cuisine, using local ingredients and global culinary influences. Sunday brunch. Closed for winter.
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Tournedos
26 Broadway Rochester, NY
269-3888; http://www.innonbroadway.com/Default.aspx?RD=2180
L D $$$$
Award-winning steakhouse (at the Inn on Broadway) specializes in dry-aged beef and fine wines. Tournedos carefully dry-ages all of its own beef on premises.
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TRATA
145 Culver Road Rochester, NY 14620
585 270 5460; http://www.tratarochester.com/
An upscale-casual, "all-American" bar and restaurant in a modern-industrial setting, with 48 beers on tap.
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