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Pomodoro Grill

1290 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1674
+1 585-271-5000
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (23 reviews)
“shrimp” (9 reviews)
“cioppino” (2 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
Italian, American, Bar, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
1290 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1674
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Large open restaurant with open kitchen and bar with a limited menu. We were seated and the place was busy and full. Overall the meal was very good and delicious. Their bread was warm and served with Parmesan oil and olives with toasted garlic. The...More

Thank Albert F
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here on a Tuesday night with some friends. Had a pasta dish and found it to be very average. I have had much better Italian food elsewhere. My wife had a pizza which was not great. All in all very average food. Also...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Came with friends for a dinner. It was my first and most likely my last visit there. My salad had some wilted lettuce. Food was very low quality due to lack of flavors. I can buy a better meal at work for $5. Prices exceed...More

Thank Ira3589
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Everything was terrific about this restaurant. The wait staff was quick and pleasant, the food was flavorful and beautifully presented, and the patio was spacious enough to accommodate a large number of patrons without it feeling as if we were on top of each other....More

Thank RachelleAllen
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We just got home from Pomodoro. We had a party of 14 and all I can say is please fire your chefs!! Let's start with there are two different menus online so half of our party was disappointed w the lack of options. Next, everything...More

Thank prep33grl
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The food here varies from ok to excellent. It is great fun to sit outside on the patio, especially when there is live music. The menu varies from wood-fired pizza to steaks. I love the bolognese.

Thank UpstateNyGrandma11
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit back to Pomodora Grill since the place was remodeled. Let's start with the lack of signage. It was hard to tell where the actual restaurant began, given the fact Saha Mediterranean Grill is adjacent. My first reaction was to turn...More

Thank Hiimmarcia
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had eaten in the Pittsford Pomodoro, but never here. I was immediately impressed walking inside; it is beautiful and nicely furnishes, from the bar to the dining room to the outside patio. Our waitress was fast and efficient, especially when we told her that...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Met with friends for dinner and one of the worst meals we had especially for the excessive price. Appetizer artichokes hearts looked like they were dumped from a can and covered in cheese. Caesar salad had bow tie pasta on the bottom (why?) and was...More

Thank ful_quiver
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Since I was last there (quite a while ago), the University Ave location of Pomodoro has had a complete facelift/update, as has its menu. Yesterday's lunch with a friend was delightful - the "Trio" featured house made New England Clam Chowder PLUS their special house...More

Thank Cedar880
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Italian, American, Bar, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1674
    (Culver Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-271-5000
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