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Osteria Rocco

165 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3526
+1 585-454-3510
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gnocchi” (16 reviews)
“octopus” (7 reviews)
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
165 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3526
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brought my husband here for his birthday. We were happy to find that they were open on a Monday night and that they are using a "garlic-fest" menu for a few weeks. It sounded like a lot of fun. We dine out often and a...More

Thank MeeferRadness
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Just had an amazing evening at Rocco’s. Warm and friendly with outstanding cuisine. Don’t leave until Mark sings...he trained voice at Eastman. Started we’re buffalo and heirloom tomatoes...so ripe and seeet. The buffalo was creamy and tangy. Then pulpo on skewers. Then pizza del giorno....More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Went to Rocco mid week as a treat and could not have been happier. The restaurant was not crowded and the list of specials made it hard to choose. But choose we did, my husband had one of the specials, a fried chicken sandwich (what?)...More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed March 4, 2018

walked in Saturday night without a reservation; just happened to catch a cancellation in progress. we were seated immediately! dining room is intimate without a stuffy feel, and welcoming without being loud. food and service out of this world; servers and chefs were approachable and...More

Thank Alison V
Reviewed February 24, 2018

My son made the reservation, so when we arrived we had a short wait at the bar before being seated. I had an interesting meal - chicken, quail, and butternut squash with greens. My son had linguini with clams. We shared a piece of chocolate...More

Thank GeoWayland_NYUSA
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The food is good very overpriced for what you get. I am use to eating at fine dining restaurant and don't mind paying for food. However you should get what you pay for. Table are very close together and parking is difficult.

Thank Gail G
Reviewed January 20, 2018

My friend and I visited Rocco last Saturday. Rocco is one of our favorite places to eat, and we've frequented it like a dozen times over the past ten years. Saturday January 13th was not our usual great experience. Right away our server tells us...More

Thank Dancolvin
Reviewed January 9, 2018

The options here are food, service, decor, noise level, use of interior space, parking. The food is excellent. The service is terrible. There are so many rules. Arrive only at the appointed time and make sure to depart when we tell you to. The server...More

1  Thank sabasavta123
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Never had a bad meal here. It's always a go to spot when I'm back in Rochester. Service and food never fail to amaze. It's a must try in Rochester!

Thank stephaniesmith7970
Reviewed November 14, 2017

This place reminds me of the small restaurants in Little Italy in New York City. It's authentic and the operators obviously have taken great care in creating an outstanding dining experience for their customers. Atmosphere is intimate and romantic. The menu is nicely diverse, although...More

Thank Dennis J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:22 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3526
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-454-3510
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