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Panzari's Italian Bistro

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321 Exchange Blvd, Rochester, NY 14608-2708
+1 585-546-7990
11:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Rochester, New York
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is a very cozy spot to meet up with friends for lunch. We were there a couple of weeks ago and had a wonderful time. Service was attentive and the food was good - cold food was cold and hot food was served hot!. I usually order the caesar salad with the grilled chicken on top and as usual... More 

Thank RochesterFoodie
Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

My first and only visit, very bad service, waited 25 minutes for water, should have left then. After waiting over 1 hour and 10 minutes for our food we had to flag down the waitress, and she told us that they were busy and acted like we came at the wrong time. We had reservations at 6 pm and needed... More 

Thank Sharon M M
Yucaipa, CA
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172 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

The food tastes great, let's make sure that does not get lost. When back East, I try to eat at Italian restaurants because there seems to be a great one on every corner! Panzari's certainly fits that bill! In this case, the corner lies on one side of a row of stores at the heart of the uber-trendy Corn Hill... More 

Thank Dan_Yucaipa_CA
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, food was wonderful, my wife's pasta was slightly undercooked, but I like it that way, nice environment, wonderful smells, would stop in again with no hesitation. I didn't give them five stars because I reserve that for "THE" meal. 4 Stars.

1 Thank Eric D
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

If you asked my for my favorite restaurant in Rochester, this would be my choice. The food here is great, the portions way too big, the atmosphere perfect and the prices very reasonable. What else could you possibly ask for. Plus, it's only a mile from my house. I'm an Inner City guy and this is an Inner City restaurant... More 

Thank Gary M
Welland, Canada
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Fantastic! 14 adults and kids ate here and each and everyone loved their food. Great value and fantastic flavones. We will definitely be back.

2 Thank Jan C
Commerce Township, Michigan
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

We have been travelling a lot the last 4 years, and I use TripAdvisor frequently to find a good restaurant in an unfamiliar place. I haven't been disappointed...until now. The food was just OK. We arrived at about 8:15 on a Friday night, and, without a reservation (the place is really small), we were told we would have to wait... More 

3 Thank Jim B
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

This was our first visit and will not be the last. Our server was knowledgable and encouraged us to get the pecan encrusted porkchop. Amazing! Wonderful portions. Even the chicken pastina soup had a fresh taste. I recommend making a reservation since it is not a large restaurant. The menu has something for every price point. I can't wait to... More 

Thank Zumba2010
Milford, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

We had a girls night out , dinner and show at Blue Cross Arena.. Omg the service by our waitress Nikki was outstanding. She gave us the time we needed to order and also gave wonderful suggestions. All of our dinners were fabulous. We never felt rushed even though the restaurant was busy. The menu had something for everyone. When... More 

Thank Michelle K K
Rochester, New York
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

Panzari's is the answer! Located on the edge of Corn I'll, it offers great traditional Italian food and service. as it is not large , I would recommend making a reservation.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Exchange Blvd, Rochester, NY 14608-2708
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-546-7990

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?