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274 N Goodman St, Ste A101, Rochester, NY 14607-1154
+1 585-271-3470
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (40 reviews)
“poutine” (18 reviews)
“duck” (16 reviews)
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American, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
274 N Goodman St, Ste A101, Rochester, NY 14607-1154
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I wanted to go somewhere nice for our trip to Rochester. Reading reviews, we decided to reserve a spot at Lento. Upon arriving, the restaurant wasn't packed on a saturday night at 6 but wasn't empty, either. The menu changes frequently -...More

Thank fritalianglish
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great bar. Wish it was longer. Happy hour specials are great. Tuesday oyster bar is a hit. The steak is usually top quality. It's expensive though. Local ingredients, the cheeses are great and local. The desserts are always creative and great too. Like the wait...More

Thank FoxJT
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I was looking forward to my first time at Lento- and excited to know that all of the ingredients are locally sourced. Menu options are described in great detail - every ingredient, where it is sourced from, sauce components- everything. The long descriptions make the...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by the ambience of this restaurant. From their website, I was excited to try their foods. Their foods are fresh and well presented. However I did not recall any dishes that I "really" liked. Definitely, if you like to eat dishes...More

Thank LifeAsJourney
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

It was a nice evening and we sat outside. Great sitting area. The menu had many great selections. We had the tail end of the happy hour so, I ordered the oysters and house red wine. The oysters were so fresh and delicious. I could...More

Thank donjol
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I used to really love coming here especially for the $1.00 0ysters....those are always fabulous. But order anything else be prepared to pay out the nose for small portions. Now I understand for grass fed beef or hand caught seafood.... But poutine???? Come on for...More

Thank Barbra H
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I went with my buddy for the fairly new Thursday night only fried chicken platter. Chicken was very tasty & lightly crispy/battered. Small sized 1/2 chicken with homemade coleslaw & mashed. We ordered the calamari appetizer which was a lightly battered good portion - very...More

Thank BigDawgMAF
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Our party of 7 went to Lento for the Mother's Day brunch. Prices are very high for the quality of food served. The coffee was horrible. They said it's Joe Bean, but for $4.00 a cup, it was BAD. They refunded us for the coffees....More

Thank lucy916
Reviewed 15 May 2017

started out the wife with foie gras and champagne, foie was a bit on the small side, champagne was excellent. I had s.s. crab app. which was very good with glass of Spanish also very good. salad coarse next were both very good she had...More

Thank Fcamp
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I visited Lento back in September and I've been meaning to leave a review ever since. I was in Rochester for vacation and my dining partner and I just came across this restaurant by chance. It was a beautiful night and we wanted to sit...More

Thank heathercaitlin13
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26 October 2016|
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Response from dmack1955 | Reviewed this property |
No I don't you'll have to go to the website!
17 September 2015|
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Response from Jfed | Reviewed this property |
Definitely - 3 people in our party of 7 are strict vegetarians, and they were all very happy with the choices available, and the food itself.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 274 N Goodman St, Ste A101, Rochester, NY 14607-1154
    (University Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-271-3470
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