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Zeppa Bistro - CLOSED

315 Gregory St, Rochester, NY 14620-1393
+1 585-563-6241
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
5 May 2014
“Dine elsewhere”
15 Apr 2014
“If you're looking for "culinary gold" this is it.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
315 Gregory St, Rochester, NY 14620-1393
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 5 May 2014

Dinner should be a time for good food, good atmosphere without excessive ambient noise, and with reasonable service. Zeppa Bistro did not succeed in delivering the atmosphere and most of all not the service. Therefore it was difficult to judge the food. The restaurant has...More

Thank sabasavta123
Reviewed 15 April 2014

For as big as Rochester is, it probably only has a handful of "good" restaurants. This one is above that- If you are a true foodie and appreciate your food, this is the place to go.

1  Thank Becks H
Reviewed 22 February 2014

SO disappointed with the service here. Jordan started out pushy as our server but when we found a hair in our burger that didn't translate into a "rush order" for the kitchen. Instead, the kitchen took 30 minutes to cook the burger but it was...More

2  Thank CassBrown5
Seth L, Owner at Zeppa Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2014

We're sorry your experience at Zeppa Bistro wasn't a great one for you and your party. Your experience is highly uncharacteristic of what we strive to offer every patron. Casey and I, as owners, take your feedback seriously. If there is anything we can do...More

Reviewed 17 February 2014

I had the pleasure of visiting Zeppa with my husband and another couple who are good friends of ours. Our meal experience was incredible: The waiter, Brian, was excellent. He was very friendly, made great suggestions, and went out of his way to chat with...More

1  Thank Meg H
Seth L, Owner at Zeppa Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2014

Meg, thanks so much for the great review and the constructive feedback. We’re thrilled that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 13 January 2014

Located under an historic auditorium that goes back to the 1900's Zeppa adds to the list of Restaurants and speakseasys that have occupied these digs. The menu has various selections that are sure to please all palates. The duck was exquisite. The menu also includes...More

Thank ppipub
Seth L, Owner at Zeppa Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2014

Thanks for taking time out of your day to write a review of Zeppa Bistro. We always love seeing the feedback come through. We're equally excited to hear that you enjoyed your experience dining with us. We hope to see you back again soon. Thank...More

Reviewed 7 January 2014

We've been to Zeppa a couple times, both with groups of friends. On both visits, the food was amazing and the server was friendly and helpful. Everything we've tried on the menu has been delicious (get the polenta fries as an appetizer), and there are...More

Thank TimberAndDre
Seth L, Public Relations Manager at Zeppa Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2014

Thanks for taking time out of your day to write a review of Zeppa Bistro. We always love seeing the feedback come through. We're equally excited to hear that you enjoyed your experience dining with us. We hope to see you back again soon. Thank...More

Reviewed 21 November 2013

Lived in the Rochester area 65 years but had never heard of Zeppa Bistro. Wanted someplace close to Geva Theatre, but wanted something different as well. Found Zeppa on the Internet so we gave it a try. Almost reminded me of an old "speakeasy" kind...More

Thank Cinquegrana
Seth L, Owner at Zeppa Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2013

Wow, 5-stars all around! Thank you so much for the great review. It's much appreciated. From all of us at Zeppa Bistro, we hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 10 November 2013

Nice pre-heater dinner at Zeppa bistro. We had early reservations and were seated immediately after arriving. The atmosphere is and low key but a bit stark. Our server was friendly and attentive but not very knowledgeable about the menu or wine list. The food was...More

Thank tripdokta
Seth L, Owner at Zeppa Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2013

Thank you for taking time out of your day to write a review of Zeppa Bistro. We really appreciate it. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us. We're looking to do some improvements to the interior space in the near future so...More

Reviewed 22 October 2013

We took our daughter and some of her college friends to dinner while we visited Rochester. The food was excellent, from the delicious butternut squash soup to the mussels appetizer to the main courses and on to dessert. Everyone enjoyed their food immensely, and the...More

Thank lhdtraveler
Reviewed 19 September 2013

This was not ou first visit but as usual the food was fabulous and our service was excellent! We will be back again and again.

Thank Joyce S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$13 - US$45
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Gregory St, Rochester, NY 14620-1393
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-563-6241
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Description
A modern American bistro, the restaurant has a hip, cool vibe with an amazing menu. A newly refashioned bar invites you to sit comfortably and enjoy one of Zeppa’s seasonal signature cocktails or chose from an impressive collection of beers and wines.​In addition to the restaurant, Zeppa offers alternative dining areas that can accommodate parties up to 47 guests for catering, private parties and business meetings. These areas feature a separate entrance and restroom.The Zeppa Auditorium, located upstairs from the dining area, is available to hold large events—be it a concert, private wedding reception, party, large meeting or dinner.
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