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Steel River BBQ Bar & Grill - CLOSED

421 River St, Rochester, NY 14612-4739
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
17 Aug 2015
“Terrible food and service”
17 Sep 2014
“Side Street Surprise”
Restaurant Hours Closed
421 River St, Rochester, NY 14612-4739
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

The food was awful and the service was almost as bad. My dinner had something in it and I pointed it out to my waitress and she said "well it happens". If you are looking for good barbecue try Taste of Texas or Dinosaur.

Thank Rhonda H
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Steel River is located on River street in what was once a less-than-wonderful place to be, but the area has enjoyed a bit of a revival in the recent past. We discovered it initially while on a mini pub crawl around the port area and...More

Thank rpccc43
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We were looking for a place to eat in Charlotte and didn't want to fight the crowd at Pelican's Nest. This gem is just down the street. I'd seen their sign in the past but I'd never stopped, that was a mistake! I had brisket,...More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 8 July 2014

The service was good, Atmosphere was ok, Food was great. Not a real good vibe for me.Tucked away on River Street and could be a good find for the location. Won't go back.

Thank Moondanced
Reviewed 17 June 2014

You know those little "hole in the wall" or "diamond in the rough" kind of places? Steel River is one of or little best kept secrets that we often go to. Often times local small bar / restaurant establishments fly under the radar since they...More

1  Thank ripkengamers
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Heard about this place on a local radio station and decided to try it out. Servers were very friendly and accommodating, as was the owner. Nice selection on the menu. Server recommended the smoked wings appetizer - wow! Sauce served on the side was amazing!...More

3  Thank LMaria65
Reviewed 7 May 2013 via mobile

Since the week they opened, my husband and I were impressed with the food selection. The BBQ is very tasty but there are also less high calorie options. They have salad options and their appitizer selection can easily be a small meal. They have Saturday...More

3  Thank MickyMary
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 River St, Rochester, NY 14612-4739
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
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