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Zeppa Bistro - CLOSED

315 Gregory St, Rochester, NY 14620-1393
+1 585-563-6241
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
5 May 2014
“Dine elsewhere”
15 Apr 2014
“If you're looking for "culinary gold" this is it.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
315 Gregory St, Rochester, NY 14620-1393
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

We recently had dinner at Zeppa based on recommendations from other couples that ate there. We fully agreed that our dinners were some of the best meals we have eaten anywhere in the USA. My short-rib dinner was outstanding. Our waiter was pleasant and helpful....More

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We have been to this restaurant many times and have had consistently excellent food and service. The food is very well prepared to order and nicely presented. This is a very friendly place. We met one of the chef-owners last night and were impressed by...More

Thank Choosyeaterfoodie
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Zeppa is a fairly new restaurant in the Southwedge neighborhood of the city. It is attached to the German House and related to Mise en Place across the street. Whereas Mise focuses on the new york city cornerstore/deli vibe, Zeppa tries to bring a taste...More

Thank SCMStone
Reviewed 18 July 2013

The food at Zeppa's was fantastic. Starting right from the fresh and hot bread they bring you, the food was great. I had the duck plate which apparently has been with the restaurant since it's opening. I understand why. It's served with gnocchi and vegetables...More

Thank jfbibeau
Reviewed 1 July 2013

Thursday evening there is a prix fixe menu of three courses, each of which includes a small wine pairing, a bargain at $30. We were seated promptly on arrival, and the menu offered. Drinks were ordered, and, shortly after we each ordered from the prix...More

1  Thank vpoleshuck
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Thursday evening we decided to have a family meal out. Two people in their 20's , two in their 50's and one in his 80's. We all agree that Zeppa is fabulous. The bartender was efficient, friendly and mixed a great drink. Our waiter was...More

Thank madreRochester
Reviewed 24 May 2013

Went on Thursday night for a late dinner and found it tucked in the back of what use to be the old German House downstairs. Greeting and service was fantastic. A great indication on what's to come is when the bread they bring you is...More

1  Thank rmvizzo
Reviewed 19 May 2013

We drove up to Rochester today to visit the "Lilac festival" and after seeing all the sights we asked at the information booth for some recommendations for dinner. They all agreed that we should try Zeppa Bistro". I called just to see if we should...More

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 9 May 2013

We just came back from dinner at Zeppa Bistro. Our server was dull and not very responsive although there were only a few people in the place. Maybe it was because it was a Wednesday evening. I tried to order a skirt steak without french...More

1  Thank Ed K
Reviewed 8 May 2013 via mobile

Soup that can melt you in your seat. Amazing flavors and creativity. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Chef is more than happy to come out and meet his guests.

Thank JMWC2002
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$13 - US$45
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Gregory St, Rochester, NY 14620-1393
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-563-6241
  • E-mail
A modern American bistro, the restaurant has a hip, cool vibe with an amazing menu. A newly refashioned bar invites you to sit comfortably and enjoy one of Zeppa’s seasonal signature cocktails or chose from an impressive collection of beers and wines.​In addition to the restaurant, Zeppa offers alternative dining areas that can accommodate parties up to 47 guests for catering, private parties and business meetings. These areas feature a separate entrance and restroom.The Zeppa Auditorium, located upstairs from the dining area, is available to hold large events—be it a concert, private wedding reception, party, large meeting or dinner.
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