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750 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-2273
+1 585-242-7840
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14:00 - 22:00
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Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York
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155 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The servers/barrista are in no particular hurry, so prepare to chill if you visit this little shop. I liked my mocha, but my husband thought the regular brew was nothing special.

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Thank MarieIC
Rochester, New York
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

My very first experience with Equal=Grounds was over 5 years ago when I was meeting my now wife there for coffee for the first time; and ever since that day, =Grounds has been my absolute favorite go-to coffee spot in all of Monroe County. The coffee, speciality teas, lattes, and numerous other speciality beverages are above standard and well worth... More 

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Thank Melissa G
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Located in the South Wedge of Rochester this Coffee shop is very welcoming to everyone! The staff is super Friendly and always has recommendations of their favorite coffee! The coffee was very delicious, our drinks were made very fast even though they were very busy! I cannot wait to visit here again!

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Thank brandon S
New York City, New York
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918 reviews
527 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

What a great waystation. I was among the many who brought my portable office and had a comfortable place where the food and beverages were better than home and certainly better than a hotel. Was there three hours and during that time two large groups came in and the noise level was high for a while between them and the... More 

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Thank CSSnowshoer
Scottsville, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2015

With two large rooms full of college kids and gays and lesbians, this is the liveliest and most welcoming cafe in rochester. The coffee is a bit weak for my taste, but that's true of all rochester's cafes. There's a wall of bookcases and games, which people play over a large coffee table surrounded by couches in the main room.... More 

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Rochester, New York
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015

I went here with so friends for tea and coffee and it is a cool, relaxed atmosphere. We stayed for almost 2 hours talking. We were not rushed and had a great time hanging out. The server was very friendly and I would recommend checking this out.

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Thank Leah C
Bozeman, Montana
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178 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2014

I recently visited the South Wedge area after living there 14 years ago. It has changed - for the better! Equal Grounds is a friendly coffee shop with plenty of workspace and comfortable seating. A fun and funky space!

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Thank Denise M
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Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

Not only do they have great coffee, but the people are very nice to kids too. They have a great staff that really do their best to make your coffee exactly what you want. And there is a game wall in the back filled with board games and even coloring pages for kids.

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Thank Aimee M
Salamanca, New York
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2014

A small but quaint coffee house... The mochas are better than any you'll ever have. They blow Starbucks away... I've had wraps,very tasty. Smoothie drinks are worth every penny. Every trip to Rochester starts at this corner. Love the art displays. Many talented works displayed throughout the years. Parking is a premium.

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Thank gailmariehs
Rochester, New York
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2013

THis is a wonderful neighborhood coffee house. I am straight, and I always feel comfortable at E=G, but it also does cater, and very well, to the LGBT community, with events, like the AIDS quilt. Part of the great South Wedge community

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Monday
14:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 22:00
Thursday
14:00 - 22:00
Friday
14:00 - 00:00
Saturday
14:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-2273
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-242-7840

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