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Pier 45 - CLOSED

1000 N River St, Rochester, NY 14612-2178
+1 585-865-4500
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good24%
  • Average25%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
23 Jul 2014
“So Sad that this place has Closed! It was the best!”
23 Jun 2014
“One of the few waterfront restaurants in Rochester”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Italian, International, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1000 N River St, Rochester, NY 14612-2178
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 23 July 2014

Outdoor ambiance. Laid back but trendy and sophisticated. Great food and cocktails were outstanding. Why did they close?!?

Thank whiteiris787
Reviewed 24 June 2014

But that is about all it has going for it. Many people like this place. I was unimpressed with the menu.

Thank mullinb
Reviewed 27 December 2013

We attended a company Christmas Party here in early December. Banquet food is usually marginal at best but the vegetarian appetizers were very good. The vegetarian main course was overcooked and tasteless but the meat/fish eaters seemed to enjoy their entrees. The desserts were very...More

Thank jawlmt
Reviewed 24 September 2013

The view from the outside deck is terrific. The service was very good with attentive staff. The food was good, nice variety on the menu. A few more signs to show exactly where the restaurant is would be helpful

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Headed back to the Pier for dinner just because maybe we were maybe somewhat harsh in our first review. We guess everyone is entitled to a second chance and gave it to them Thursday night 9/5/13. So glad we we did. It was a beautiful...More

Thank barbara m
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Pier 45 is a little known gem in the Rochester New York area. It's actually located in the community of Charlotte. Located near the mouth of the Genesee River it has a remarkable view of the harbor and Lake Ontario. We've dined there on several...More

Thank gmann509
Reviewed 22 August 2013

We started by walking out 1/2 mile to the end of the pier into Lake Ontario and back. Most of the seats are outside overlooking the harbour. The service was great and the view, watching little kids learning to sail was awesome. The food was...More

Thank MississaugaTEACHER
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Great view, great food, and great service. You can watch the boats go by as you eat. Reservations are recommended.

Thank LMaria65
Reviewed 10 August 2013 via mobile

Nice summer ever outside on the deck. I travel extensively and always surprised the treasures we have back home. Ordered the NY strip medium well and was cooled perfectly. Only a little fat. Sauce was a bit over powering. It easy to scrape off. Companion...More

Thank JeffPink
Reviewed 29 July 2013

What a beautiful spot to have a leisurely lunch on a 80 degree day. We sat at a table next to the river. Our server (Heather) was kind, efficient, and funny. Our food was delicious. We ordered a cup of the New England Clam Chowder,...More

1  Thank Snert41
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 N River St, Rochester, NY 14612-2178
    (Lake Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Number 1 bus from the Downtown and taxi service.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-865-4500
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