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The Distillery Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1142 Mount Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-2951
+1 585-271-4105
11:30 - 02:00
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Sun 10:00 - 01:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Owasco, New York, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch as it was on our way. We had 2 kids with us, so I like to get in and out. Parking was a little tight and the place was busy. They have a wide variety of food. Food was good and service was quick.

Thank Amy S
Upstate NY
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

My husband and I stopped at The Distillery before I went for medical tests at Strong Hospital. The restaurant was convenient to the hospital. We were surprised at the small crowd at lunchtime on a Friday. I wasn't terribly hungry so I ordered French Onion Soup. I asked if bread came on the side and I was told I could... More 

Thank ResidentDinosaur
New Hampshire
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here for wings. They were awesome. We had the sweet and spicy yummy! We also had the truffle fries also a favorite. We had gone back several times. The service is prompt and friendly.

Thank izzy8891
Rochester, New York
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The Distillery on Mount Hope Ave. is a great choice for sports, food and drink. Lots of large TV's showing a number of games are located throughout. They have a great menu of good food and drinks. They have buy one get one free coupons on the Save Around Rochester coupon book. A fun place to watch games and enjoy... More 

Thank chekov
Pittsford, New York
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is the true and truly Only Distillery. Don't go anywhere else for distillery food. Fun atmosphere, great building design. Delicious pub food.

Thank julidezw
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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233 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A local place that had good food & good service. We were able to split something and the each have a drink. It was a good place to chill out & talk. It's basically tavern food, but good food.

Thank Holley-7
new jersey
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very good American cuisine. Reasonably priced. Very close to University of Rochester.Lots of menu choices as well as beer choices.

Thank newman43
Ithaca, New York
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Growing up outside Rochester I could vouch that the Distillery had the reputation a good place for drinks and food. That, unfortunately was years ago. I recently returned to Rochester and chose the Distillery for our dinner. We all left rather disappointed and a feeling that we should've went elsewhere. To the point, we all had burgers (three different versions)... More 

Thank jct2k11
Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
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314 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We had a business lunch here based on some in the group really enjoying the restaurant and choosing the location. The food is just okay, the service fine. Nothing special for me and I don't plan to return again

Thank merlinsurrietrekker
La Fargeville, New York
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Consistently great wings with many different varieties to choose from. Our favorite are the Buffalo Garlic Parm wings. Great beer selection, both in bottles and on tap. Great atmosphere and service.

Thank Wolfgang M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1142 Mount Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-2951
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-271-4105

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?