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Best American Restaurants in Rochester

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A photo of Char Steak & Lounge restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1444)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Rochester
Booked 6 times today
Char Steak & Lounge is highly acclaimed for its exceptional Steakhouse cuisine. Patrons consistently praise it for its perfectly cooked steaks, which can be ordered as rare as customer's preference. The restaurant also offers a variety of other dishes, including a uniquely prepared stuffed calamari appetizer, enjoyed as a delightful alternative to the usual fried version. Reviewers also note the attentive and knowledgeable service, contributing to a satisfactory dining experience. Additionally, Char Steak & Lounge boasts a lively bar scene, with high-quality drinks complementing their hearty meals. Despite being described as expensive, the superb food and service justify the prices. With frequent commendations such as “the best steakhouse in Rochester”, it's clear that Char Steak & Lounge holds a special place in the realm of Steakhouse cuisine.
A photo of Veneto Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(665)
Price: Moderate
• American • Rochester
Booked 14 times today
Nestled in the heart of Rochester's vibrant district, Veneto Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta is a cherished destination for those seeking authentic and tantalizing Italian cuisine. With over a decade of consistent patronage, guests commend Veneto's commitment to a "neighborhood" atmosphere, excellent service, and a diverse menu with reasonably priced, delicious dishes. Multiple reviews resonate with praises of their attentive and friendly staff, which enhances the overall dining experience. Veneto's acclaim extends beyond Rochester, with visitors keen to return due to their flavorful wood-fired pizzas and traditional Italian dishes. The clear consensus among patrons and critics alike affirms that Veneto Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta is a superb Italian restaurant worth every visit and every bite.
A photo of Max Chophouse restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(344)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Rochester
Booked 6 times today
Max Chophouse, located in the suburb of Brighton, is renowned as a standout Steakhouse cuisine. Despite its unassuming location in a strip mall, diners frequently compare their food and service to the best of New York City's steakhouses. According to reviews, the menu delivers on an array of expertly cooked steaks, including impressive dry-aged options, while also providing a variety of elegant seafood choices. Delighting patrons with its classic Steakhouse menu, Max Chophouse stands out for its top-quality ingredients and excellent service. The restaurant's attentiveness to customers shines in their reviews, confirming Max Chophouse's reputation as an extraordinary steakhouse experience.
A photo of Next Door by Wegmans restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2071)
Price: Expensive
• American • Rochester
Booked 13 times today
Next Door by Wegmans is highly commended for its exceptional Fusion / Eclectic cuisine. Patrons rave about the diverse menu, with sushi being a standout favorite. The sophisticated and comfortable ambiance enhances the dining experience, making it suitable for different occasions - from birthday celebrations to business dinners. The restaurant's staff is praised for their attentiveness, friendliness, and knowledge, ensuring guests are well cared for throughout their visit. Reviews describe the service as "excellent," "flawless," and "outstanding". The food is consistently lauded as "amazing," "delicious," and "great looking and greater than satisfying." Whether you're a local or a visitor to Rochester, Next Door by Wegmans promises a memorable gastronomic journey.
A photo of Grappa - Rochester restaurant
4.3
Awesome(990)
Price: Moderate
• American • Rochester
Booked 11 times today
Grappa - Rochester has been highly recommended for its exceptional Contemporary Italian cuisine. Reviewers lavished praises on the culinary offerings, from the gluten-free pasta which is described as "fantastic", to the perfectly cooked filet and the unique lobster mac n cheese special. The pepperoni pizza received credit for its splendid taste, and dishes like the pasta carbonara were singled out for quality. Side favorites such as the truffle cauliflower purée keep the culinary adventure exciting. A commendable wine list and draft beers also feature. With its contemporary ambiance, expert staff, and a well-rounded menu, Grappa presents a superb Italian dining experience.
A photo of BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Rochester restaurant
4.1
Excellent(18)
Price: Moderate
• American • Rochester
Booked 13 times today
Time counts at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse. Since our humble beginnings back in 1978, we’ve continued to refine our brewhouse experience to make BJ’s a place where you can make the most of any meal. We want BJ’s to be a place where the moment you leave is the moment you plan on coming back.We pride ourselves in our craft and attention to detail. Our guests come here for our award-winning handcrafted beer. They come here for the Southern California twist we’ve put on the Chicago-style deep dish pizza. And they come here for our Pizookies®, our world-renowned dessert. But above all we know people come here to make their good times better.So in many ways we haven’t just crafted a brand, but a mindset. And our guests are the reason for this. And it’s because of them we’re continually striving to make sure every moment they choose to spend with us counts.Welcome to BJ’s, a restaurant with a Brewhouse soul.
A photo of State Street Bar&Grill restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Rochester
The State Street Bar and Grill is the perfect spot to relax after a long day! Enjoy a cocktails and food with colleagues and friends at our spacious bar. If you prefer,sit down in the Restaurant area to enjoy a delicious dinner with family and friends. A few of our signature items include our Monterey Grilled Chicken or Citrus Salmon.
A photo of Max of Eastman Place restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(287)
Price: Expensive
• American • Rochester
Booked 1 time today
Max of Eastman Place embodies the essence of contemporary American cuisine, as reflected in the rave reviews of its clientele. Patrons commend the enticing meals they had, ranging from seafood pasta to rabbit stew, and the warm bread that was brought to the table - all of which were created imaginatively and served beautifully. The ambiance strikes the perfect balance between high class and casual, and guests appreciate the attentive yet unobtrusive service, making them feel right at home. The restaurant also resonates with the appreciation for live music, often jazz, which subtly plays in the background, adding to the overall dining experience. A gem like Max of Eastman Place is a testament to the ongoing evolution of American cuisine.
A photo of Dave & Buster's - Rochester restaurant
4.0
Excellent(73)
Price: Moderate
• American • Rochester
Booked 2 times today
Dave & Buster's in Rochester delivers an outstanding American cuisine experience, earning high praise from customers for its food and service. Among the rave reviews, one customer expressed being highly impressed by the sizable and healthy Chimichurri Bowl, which was filled with a variety of vegetables and perfectly cooked steak. Another reviewer had high praises for the amazing food at a party of nine, mentioning the kids' Mac & Cheese was a hit, although they desired a larger portion. Many reviews highlighted the excellent service, mentioning servers by name, and their attentiveness to customers' needs. They have shown to excel at handling large parties, ensuring that everyone's needs were met. From celebrating birthdays to hosting soccer teams, Dave & Buster's appears to be a top destination for a well-rounded American dining experience.
A photo of Erie Grill restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(939)
Price: Moderate
• American • Pittsford
Booked 10 times today
Erie Grill, located in Pittsford, is a renowned establishment praised for its excellent quality and embodiment of American cuisine. The dining experience is consistently described as wonderful with many visitors returning for the top-notch service and delicious food. Patrons speak highly of the diverse selection, including lamb and classic salads and emphasize the impressive selection of wines and cocktails. The Erie Grill's ambience is often mentioned as an added bonus, with its tranquil atmosphere and beautiful views of the Erie Canal. Although some might find it a bit pricey, most agree that the high standard of food and service justifies the cost. As one customer aptly noted, "The food was perfect! We had a wonderful experience. Beautiful ambiance. Lovely service!"
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