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Osteria Rocco

165 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3526
+1 585-454-3510
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gnocchi” (18 reviews)
“octopus” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (29 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
165 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3526
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

walked in Saturday night without a reservation; just happened to catch a cancellation in progress. we were seated immediately! dining room is intimate without a stuffy feel, and welcoming without being loud. food and service out of this world; servers and chefs were approachable and...More

Thank Alison V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son made the reservation, so when we arrived we had a short wait at the bar before being seated. I had an interesting meal - chicken, quail, and butternut squash with greens. My son had linguini with clams. We shared a piece of chocolate...More

Thank GeoWayland_NYUSA
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The food is good very overpriced for what you get. I am use to eating at fine dining restaurant and don't mind paying for food. However you should get what you pay for. Table are very close together and parking is difficult.

Thank Gail G
Reviewed 21 January 2018

My friend and I visited Rocco last Saturday. Rocco is one of our favorite places to eat, and we've frequented it like a dozen times over the past ten years. Saturday January 13th was not our usual great experience. Right away our server tells us...More

Thank Dancolvin
Reviewed 9 January 2018

The options here are food, service, decor, noise level, use of interior space, parking. The food is excellent. The service is terrible. There are so many rules. Arrive only at the appointed time and make sure to depart when we tell you to. The server...More

1  Thank sabasavta123
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Never had a bad meal here. It's always a go to spot when I'm back in Rochester. Service and food never fail to amaze. It's a must try in Rochester!

Thank stephaniesmith7970
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This place reminds me of the small restaurants in Little Italy in New York City. It's authentic and the operators obviously have taken great care in creating an outstanding dining experience for their customers. Atmosphere is intimate and romantic. The menu is nicely diverse, although...More

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Small restaurant, maybe 12 tables, great ambiance, fabulous service, awesome food. The menu is not large, but it’s enticing. I️ had two appetizers, as usual. The grilled octopus was terrific. It’s on the regular menu. I️ also ordered the baked clams, not clammy enough, but...More

Thank BritLit
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The homemade ricotta app is something you should come for. And the butterscotch dessert is something you should stay for. The wait staff are very knowledgeable about wine. Great for family and dates.

Thank FoxJT
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Went to Osterio Rocco for the first time ever with friends. Would place it among the top five restaurants in the area. Enjoyed many of the dishes mentioned in other reviews: succulent pulpo to convert the wary to octopus fans, wonderful home made ricotta over...More

Thank Steve S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:22 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3526
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-454-3510
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