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The Original Crab Shack - CLOSED

749 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623-1405
+1 585-427-7420
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
28 Jul 2016
16 Mar 2016
“What's all the hype for”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
749 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623-1405
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1 - 10 of 268 reviews

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Early in the week, early evening, weary travelers glad to be home, looking for a nice dinner experience. Choosing a past favorite, wanting seafood.... We probably won't do that again. The hostess immediately offered us a small table, right at the door. I declined. Not...More

Thank Woodn
Reviewed 16 March 2016

It was a while back that I went for a family members birthday dinner. The were quite taken by this place. I was not very impressed. The food was better than Red Lobster but for the prices, did not seem substantially better [ I do...More

Thank dconsidi
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Used to get takeout from here a lot. Especially crab legs and lobster. Generally well prepared, but quite pricey.

Thank mbushdoc
Reviewed 5 March 2016

They changed from Crab Shack to Rocfish to avoid confusion with Joe's Crab Shack (which is the better restaurant!), but their food didn't improve at all, just got more expensive!!

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

We went here with a group off friends and ended ordering some sea food and crab legs. The service was okay but the bill was really high sooo if you are willing to spend money you can go here . Place is pretty big for...More

Thank andreykck9
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Went to Rocfish for the oysters. Excellent selection of craft draft beers. Oysters were fresh, well prepared and tasty. Sat at the bar, service was very good. Will return.

Thank BHM7248
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Excellent sea food restaurant just recently renamed. Same owners and similar menu as before. Good selection of soups and seafood entries.

Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

A friend had recommended ROCfish for good seafood and it didn't disappoint. The service was attentive and friendly and the food was excellent. One fellow diner had the fried shrimp while another had a seafood pasta with shrimp, scallops, and lobster... both said they would...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 7 December 2015

ROCfish is the newly-reborn restaurant known as The CrabShack. They changed their name and indeed their entire restaurant to distinguish themselves from the other restaurant in town with the same name. ROCfish also changed their menu, adding many new and wonderful-looking entrees that combine seafood...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Been going here for years under the name the Original Crab Shack. Well recently they changed their name to ROCFISH. Same owners - same great food and service. My friend and I went for drinks and appetizers to celebrate her birthday. Our bartender Joe- gave...More

Thank Fembats1010
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 749 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623-1405
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-427-7420
Rochester's Original Crab Shack is NOW RocFish (to get out from a national Chain's shadow) We are open seven days a week for lunch AND dinner. Seafood, Pasta, Steaks, Salads, Sandwiches and more. Locally Owned. Locally Operated. Open at 11am Daily. Across from MCC.
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