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Jim's On Main

American, Diner
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785 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14605-2721
+1 585-442-4172
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Rochester, New York, United States
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93 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An awesome local dinner serving amazing breakfasts and lunch daily. Daily specials on the board are always a great choice. Coffee cake changes daily and always very good. Family run and always wonderful service. Plenty of parking next door. It's cash only but they have an ATM in case you're short on cash despite prices are in line with the... More 

Thank Bill P
Ottawa, Canada
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great breakfast here during our stay, will definitely be back next time we are in town. We were looking for the Strong museum and were hoping to find a restaurant nearby, and a local pointed us to this great spot. So glad they did. One piece of feedback is that the bench where you wait for tables is... More 

Thank Harte_Family
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast on Sunday morning. It's a busy spot but hit a turnover moment and we were promptly seated at the counter. Tastey plates of Eggs Benedict and Scrambled Eggs with bottomless coffee were quickly served up. A pleasant experience worth checking out.

Thank Mike W
Rochester, New York, United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Greeted with smiles, coffee served before asking for it (it was like telepathy cause I needed coffee!) the breakfast was prompt, delicious and the crowded room was full of happy customers. BIG NOTE: Get there before 10 am on Sunday or be prepared to wait in line (which didn't seem to matter to the block long line as we were... More 

Thank Pattie B
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We drove past Jim's on Main and decided to look it up on Trip Advisor. The great reviews here sent us inside in search of breakfast--which was terrific! We all ordered pancakes (mine were buckwheat with blueberries) and were served quickly. The food was piping hot, and the coffee refills came frequently. We liked it so much we went back... More 

Thank Julia F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My sister and I were looking for a new breakfast place and voila! Jim's On Main! We've been going to all of the usual diners/restaurants in town and getting very bored with the menu or the food. Jim's was a really nice surprise. The food was outstanding, the menu extensive and the service impeccable! It's a family run business and... More 

Thank Joeyfletch
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Five of us had a Sunday mid-morning breakfast while the restaurant was packed and the line was out the door. We provided our name, and the hostess appeared regularly ushering people in. We had several different egg dishes, all of which were delicious, perfectly cooked, and hot. Most importantly for me, the hash browns that tend to be the bane... More 

Thank Harvey G
Fairfield, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Rochester knows to come to Jim's for a hearty breakfast or lunch! The grits special is one-of-a-kind awesome. The menu covers all the bases. Highly recommend and thanks!

Thank Cedar880
Seabreeze. NY
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Let me say perfect every time. We go for breakfast or lunch Been eating at this family run diner for many years. They make you feel special from the moment you sit down till you leave. If you sit at the counter you can listen to the singing chef and eat the most delish food The homemade coffee cake is... More 

Thank Mrsarti
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I love supporting local businesses when I travel. I really love finding great places for breakfast. Jim's is that place in Rochester. We had a group of five and even though it was busy, we were seated immediately. As soon we sat down, we were asked if we wanted coffee and those of us that said yes received a cup... More 

Thank Kelly W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 785 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14605-2721
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-442-4172

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?