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Tavern58 at Gibbs

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58 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14605-2841 (Gibbs St.)
+1 585-546-5800
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16:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 16:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 00:00
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LeRoy
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

We first tried this restaurant with four of our friends as we were all celebrating our wedding anniversaries. Not only was the meal fabulous, but when the wait staff overheard us saying something about an anniversary, they asked who's it was. When we said all of ours, they brought us a bottle of champagne. I thought that was great. Since... More 

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113 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I decided to try somewhere new tonight. The Surf & Turf (a 6 oz. filet and two crab stuffed shrimp) with bacon horseradish mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach was excellent! The filet was perfectly cooked... a nice crispy sear on the outside and a warm pink center (I ordered it medium and that's exactly how it came out). The horseradish... More 

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Thank Richard B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I have been giving Tavern 58 a chance since the day they opened but each event is like the roll of the dice, one meal may be great and then the next meal can be a tasteless mess or a service disaster. This weekend's visit was the last for me - the service was good but the food left a... More 

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Thank Brian S
Rochester, New York, United States
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140 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I have been to Tavern 58 at Gibbs over the years but this was a special birthday dinner with my family. Started out with a New Orleans favorite - Sazerac - at the bar with a great, conversational bartender. Dinner was so flavorful - steak soup and the tenderloin medallions, topped off with (hot) apple strudel. Can't wait to go... More 

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Thank Kim P
Rochester, New York
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141 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We went to Tavern 58 recently as part of an after work dinner for about 10 folks from our team. It's tucked away at the end of Gibbs St, a great location for the downtown businesses or the Eastman Theatre. The bar area was cozy, it's more geared for small groups than large, but service was friendly and prompt. We... More 

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Thank Leslie J
Fairport, New York
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301 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Tavern 58 is a pleasant chalet style restaurant. It has both tables and booths and the divided rooms make it feel intimate and romantic. The 70s and 80s rock music seemed out of place. Limited parking in lot, but street parking (metered) is available. Free Wifi. Reservations accepted. Great service. They have special soups and entrées daily. The apple and... More 

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Thank CaptnGphs
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Foods was great. Good soups. Good drinks. Very good service. I don't know if our experience was very good because we were the only customers but it was Monday night almost at closing time. We did enjoy ourselves

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Thank Jane V
Penfield, New York
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126 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great atmosphere. The menu is extensive -- lots to choose from. We had tenderloin which was very tender and delicious. We had made early reservations but were backed up on the expressway (big traffic jam). They were nice enough to hold our reservation and we made it in time for the show.

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Thank cath27x
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

It was our anniversary, and the experience started out badly. We had early reservations, before a show, and was seated promptly in a half empty restaurant, at the very back table for two that was one foot from the water station, and next to the kitchen door. This table looked like it was hurriedly placed there, because it did not... More 

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Okeechobee, Florida
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44 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

This was our first time here. We had a warm welcome from the bar tender the drinks were well prepared. We had reservations for 7:15 and were seated on schedule. Our waiter Ben was helpful with the menu and selections. My wife ordered the house salad which was large enough to share and was excellent the salad dressing was unique... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$31
Cuisine
American, Bar, International
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
16:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 23:00
Thursday
16:30 - 23:00
Friday
16:30 - 00:00
Saturday
16:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14605-2841
    (Gibbs St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-546-5800
Description
Tavern 58 at Gibbs is Rochester's downtown neighborhood dinner house. The Tavern offers regional cuisine that features aged steaks expertly grilled, fresh seafood uniquely prepared, freshly made pastas and fabulous nightly specials. There is also a wide variety of creatively prepared appetizers and Tavern sandwiches. The great food is just part of the experience. We have a young energetic team that is eager to give you the best dining experience in town. Whether you're downtown on business, meeting friends for a night out or taking in dinner and theater, Tavern 58 is the perfect blend of casual comfortable excellence. Tavern58 at Gibbs 58University Avenue Rochester, New York 14605 585-546-5800 www.tavern58.com

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