2085 Hylan Dr.
Rochester, NY 14623
Phone: (585) 334-6620
Fax: (585) 334-9649
Bars & Cafes
Beckoning all thirsty or hungry travelers, Lovin' Cup is a café and bar that lovingly serves up delectable food, drinks, and entertainment. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming since the owners want to create a neighborhood coffeehouse and bar vibe. You will most likely see locals relaxing with a beer or a cocktail while listening to some good music.
Visit The Distillery in Rochester to taste their delicious Baja Fish Tacos or Grilled Wings with 'G' Sauce while sipping on some refreshing beer. Watch skilled bartenders mix together great drinks at the island bar in the center of the restaurant. Lagers, ales, wines as well as cocktails can be chosen from and can be enjoyed with friends while being seated in the outdoor patio or indoors. Numerous televisions spread across this eatery, make it a great place to watch a game while digging into some amazing Chicken Wings.
Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters is a local favorite in Rochester. Located in the Pittsford Plaza strip mall, their meticulously-roasted selection of over 75 coffee bean varieties is sourced from their cutting-edge roasting facility in Victor. Grab your cuppa from an array of flavors like Dirty Chai, Caramal Nut, Snickerdoodle and Bahama Mama. Try their cinnamon, rum and pecan Jamaican Me Crazy or White Knight mocha latte with muffins, pastries and cookies at this relaxed coffeehouse.
Enjoy expertly made lattes and other coffee drinks at Equal=Grounds. This local cafe features plenty of seating inside and out on the sidewalk, which is perfect for people-watching. They offer ten coffee blends daily, all quite different from each other, so there's something for everyone here. Their menu is small, but features some tasty items like smoothies and wraps.
Head to the Lux Lounge on a chilly Wednesday night to sit by the outdoor fire and enjoy the free movie showcased in the backyard. Sip on some delicious and inventive cocktails while taking in the offbeat and funky artwork on display. Open until 2a, this hip establishment plays host to unique weekly nights like the Slap-Happy Hour and Cheap Date Night.
The Solera Wine Bar and Lounge is a great place for wine connoisseurs visiting South Wedge. Pair fine wine from their rotating selection with specialty cheese plates. They also serve cocktails, beer and bar fare. With a great ambiance and knowledgeable sommeliers, an excellent selection of wine is introduced. The decor of exposed brick walls with high ceilings and beautiful chandeliers deserves a special mention.
Jeremiah's Tavern is touted to be the best place in town to have chicken wings. Their menu comprises of grilled meats, burgers, sandwiches, flatbread pizzas, appetizers and entrees. These include The Stacked French Dip, Black And Bleu Burger, Taproom Smothered Chicken and Bee Sting. There is something for everyone at this tavern. The exposed brick walls, wooden accents and light fixtures give it a rustic look, while the quirky paintings on the walls blend well with the ambiance. Sip on draft beers like Pabst Blue Ribbon or fine wine soaked with aromatic, fruit and chocolate essence. Delighting diners since 1978, don't miss Jeremiah's wings when in the neighborhood.
It is hard to decide what to do first at Rochester Taproom: play a round of pool or darts, choose from the extensive menu of beverages or unwind at the patio beside the gently-flowing river. Its menu, no doubt, attracts beer, wine and spirit connoisseurs; however this sports bar is equally popular for its television screens that broadcast World Cups and other events. Try your hand at vintage arcade games and pinball, then sip an absinthe or an exotic dessert wine. Relish classic Chicken Wings, accompanied by Smooth Ambler Barrel Aged Gin or a Genesee Cream Ale obtained from a local Rochester brewery. The endless entertainment and beverage options has helped this bar build up a loyal set of clientele.
Situated in what used to be the town sheriff's house, The Owl House is a casual place to dine in after a long day at work. The menu features American dishes like sandwiches, soups, salads and classic bar food. Choose from an array of small plates options to be shared with your group of friends. The Owl House is dedicated to having good food for people of all dietary beliefs, so there are a wide selection of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.There are about twenty different bottled beers and twelve draught beers, coffee for your caffeine boost, and artisan wines for the wine lovers. The service is amiable. Reservations can be made online.
This Park Avenue cafe has an elegant retro look to it. Roam's vintage charm and warm hospitality is reminiscent of a cafe in Italy. Their menu feature appetizers, hearty soups, fresh salads, sandwiches, entrees and pizzas. Savor their Bacon Avocado Pizza, Citrus Grilled Chicken, Buffalo Chicken Thighs and Avenue Burger while sipping on traditional Italian coffee. Their daily specials include Prix Fixe menu, Fried Fish Day, Champagne Brunch and Saturday Prime Rib. You can either choose to dine at their cozy dining room or alfresco on their patio.
What began as a home brewing experience for two economics students in 2008 went on to become a full-fledged brewing operation in 2011. With the already surging popularity of local breweries, locals lapped up the offering with great zeal, making it a popular haunt. Offering a range awesome handcrafted beers, the brewery doubles up as a tap room between Mondays and Saturdays. Private group tours are available for interested parties. They also have Trivia and Theme Nights, check out their website for more details.
Cafe Cibon is a family-owned restaurant with a strong following of regular clients. Stop in for lunch or dinner and enjoy classic Italian dishes like pizza and pasta. For starters, definitely order the bruschetta. This appetizer is one of the most popular dishes here. Choose from their impressive wine list and enjoy the fresh air on the covered patio. The cozy atmosphere at Cafe Cibon makes it the perfect destination for any occasion.