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The Gate House Cafe

$$ - $$$American, ,
274 N Goodman St, Ste D108, Rochester, NY 14607-1154
+1 585-473-2090
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“burgers” (68 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Gastropub, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
274 N Goodman St, Ste D108, Rochester, NY 14607-1154
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Tasty menu selections in a casual atmosphere. Efficient, friendly service. Reasonably priced. Lots of interesting variations of pizza, burgers, and salad. Enjoyed the restaurant twice in as many days, and may go back again before I leave Rochester.

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Now that they have a large bar and large dining room, it's much easier to decide to go there, even last minute so I end up here often. I like to take people from out of town as well because of how the dishes are...More

Thank FoxJT
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We were attending our first play at RBTL on a Wednesday night, so made a reservation for 4 people for 4:30. When I called they said usually 5-5:30 patrons arrive for the theater, so we decided to go a half hour early so that it...More

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The weather was perfect for outside seating. The food was good but not great. The "Sirloin Tip Hash" was not really a hash - it was a number of pieces of steak on their cubed "home fries" with egg and too much sauce. My companion...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and beverages. We had a larger party-7people. We went and asked for a table and they said 1.5hr wait. When we were going to walk away and find another restaurant, an open table magically appeared. It was a great meal, the service was...More

Thank Chandra585
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Decided to go with my wife for dinner on a Saturday night. Had been wanting to try for a while and had heard raves about burgers. First thing we were greeted with was could only take cash because having issues with credit card machine. Strange....More

Thank gumbo8771
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

After a slightly sketchy start (they ran out of menus - odd), the staff and food redeemed the experience. Burgers are nicely done and full of flavor. Rosemary and garlic fries are good - could be better. Environment is good - very clean. Can get...More

Thank Todd B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Great place for a group business dinner although a little hard to find if you're from out of town. Food was great and the service pretty solid. Nice area of Rochester.

Thank LeAnna O
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

A really nice, not too pricy brunch menu. The food arrived quickly and the presentation was very nice. But the chicken and waffles panini was room temp and the waffles squishy. I expected it to be pressed right before serving. The sirloin hash looked great,...More

Thank JMWC2002
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The Gate House Café is always packed because they 'do it right.' Food is fresh and delicious; portions are very generous, atmosphere is great and service is consistently excellent. Other restaurants - take note - this place has done their homework to have customers come...More

Thank RobinandBob
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Questions & Answers
8 December 2016|
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Response from NovemberTravels | Reviewed this property |
One on the menu. There were several salads that could be modified vegan.
Marty P
27 January 2016|
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Response from AviMom2006 | Reviewed this property |
Thursday11:30AM–10PM Friday11:30AM–11PM Saturday11:30AM–11PM Sunday11:30AM–9PM Monday11:30AM–10PM Tuesday11:30AM–10PM Wednesday11:30AM–10PM In my opinion, Reservation is always nice, but not necessary.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 274 N Goodman St, Ste D108, Rochester, NY 14607-1154
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-473-2090
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