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Blades

1290 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1674
+1 585-266-5000
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (2 reviews)
“growing pains” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Armenian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1290 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1674
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loveddd the food and the service was great!! However a few things were a bit annoying. We were a party of 5 and they put one square table and a smaller table next to it which was fine but it wobbled the whole time!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 212kristinab
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Creative menu choices in a fresh new space. The abocado (yup, that's how they spell it.) omelette was fantastic. Servings are generous. Prices are moderate. Parking is ample and this is a truly accessible restaurant, unlike many others in the area. Service was prompt and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kate G
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Decided to try a new place for brunch on a Sunday early afternoon. It was definitely a good find. They had some great choices. Everything was well presented and made of high quality ingredients. My husband ordered the French toast and said it was the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AviMom2
Reviewed October 3, 2018

On my first time visit my daughter and I asked to be seated outside on a beautiful day. We were attended promptly and served an attractive meal, but I did not like the taste of the iced tea and exchanged it for hot tea without...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Elba V
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

So there was an article about this new restaurant in our City paper that peaked the interest of my wife and I. We went on Sunday for breakfast and arrived about 9:15. Not too crowded. We were seated quickly by our excellent waitress. She was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank timbF2969ZT
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Nothing extraordinary, but you will get a good breakfast. Coffee on the weak side. We had great service. Not too busy at 8:30. Many choices. My friend and I both ordered the Farmer’s Ruckhouse veggie omelette. It was good. Just good. Hoping the Pittsford location...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChippyRose
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This restaurant opened in July 2018; my visit in Sept was good, but I had heard horror stories of poor service and marginal food. My take is that it is getting better and is worth a shot. The place wasn't busy on Monday after noon,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CaptnGphs
Reviewed September 21, 2018

This new restaurant has really good food. I even was brave and ate a "Power Bowl". It was excellent! The decor is nice and the service is good. My only complaint is that the noise from the kitchen, especially the blender, made it difficult sometimes...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Luvocean3
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Good food, lovely atmosphere, appalling service. Sat for nearly half an hour after I finished my meal without being offered coffee, a check or anything else, and failing repeatedly to flag down the waiter. All this at a non-busy time.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Steven l
Reviewed August 26, 2018

I’m a breakfast lover and I team up weekly with a good friend to find the best place in the metro Rochester area for…breakfast, of course. This past week we found Blades and it ranks right up there with the best. It’s new; but already...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ChipD58
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1674
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-266-5000
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