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Merchants Wood Fire Pizza & Bistro

564 Merchants Rd, Rochester, NY 14609-6507
+1 585-288-0067
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good31%
  • Average25%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
12 Mar 2018
“Solid Neighborhood Pizza”
5 Feb 2018
“Better in summer?”
Closed Now
American, Pizza, Seafood, Pub, Italian
$$ - $$$
564 Merchants Rd, Rochester, NY 14609-6507
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm generaly more concerned with food than atmosphere. In this case the outdoor dining experience really makes it special. The patio is lovely with a natural ivy trellis and hanging lights. The food is solid but I wouldn't say memorable. Service can be a little...More

Thank 530Crazychef
Reviewed March 12, 2018

It is a good thing we had a reservation because this place was packed on Saturday night - it was hard to find parking. Another downside was that it was very loud until later in the evening when the crowd thinned. Everyone in our group...More

Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed February 5, 2018

4 of us had tried pizza, soup, salad, wine & beer. The pizza was good, with the salad it was enough for 2. I'm used to seeing the oven in "wood-fire" restaurants, it's usually showcased, but not here. The dining room is a little austere,...More

Thank HandsomeHoward
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

Great specials and service. Hayley did awesome job and ability to sit and relax and enjoy great pasta special is nice. Always changing specials and now 2 trips 2 great dinners. Thanks.

Thank PJI_NY
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Awesome city restaurant. I had the gnocchi and it was delicious. The staff was extremely friendly and our meal came out quickly. I would highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion

2  Thank bobbyjoeny
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here since it opened under the new name. I have never had a bad meal. The first time I went, they had a soup that was so good, I came back the next day to get the soup again. I've had all...More

Thank OP-Critic
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We thought we would try a place we had never tried before, sometimes we get stuck in a rut. Many times when you try new places you can be sorry you did, but not this time. This is a cozy, friendly restaurant in the city....More

Thank Pamela L
Reviewed October 5, 2016

I happen to be passing through Rochester on my way to Canada and the owner of the Airbnb I am staying at recommended Merchant's Wood-fired Pizza & Bistro. I had driven quite a lot this day and walked on down to this restaurant, located in...More

Thank HanSoloTraveler
Reviewed April 18, 2016

We enjoyed this restaurant when visiting my husband's sister. She lives within walking distance of the restaurant, and it's one of her local favorites. This was the best meal I had all weekend. I had the Shrimp Bucatini pasta with caper white wine sauce, and...More

Thank Figpox
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Merchant's Pasta House was highly recommended by friends, so we took a group of about 10 for dinner. Food was good, but not particularly exciting. We had a wide variety as a group, but all of us had similar reactions that you can find more...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 a.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 564 Merchants Rd, Rochester, NY 14609-6507
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-288-0067
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