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232 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14608 (Parkway)
+1 585-458-3090
11:30 - 20:30
Open now
All hours
Tue 11:30 - 08:30
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 20:30
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant wasn't fancy and wasn't too clean, but the service and food were decent. The bread was fresh with a nice dipping oil mix. The stuffed shells were tasty, with a good cheese-sauce balace. The green tomatoes were well prepared, not too oily. Meatballs weren't bad, but not the best. Would have given a 3.5 stars if i could.

Thank Andy M
Lima, New York
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We recently went for dinner at Ringtones Rochester NY on Lyell Avenue. This establishment has been around for many years, but has new a new owner and an AMAZING Chef as of 6 months ago. Everything we had, from the delicious bread with incredible dipping oil, to our house made cannoli for dessert was fantastic. We chose our entrée's from... More 

1 Thank MaryLouise B
Rochester, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you LOVE authentic Italian food you will love Roncone's. It is now open Tuesday-Saturday 11:30am to 8:30pm. Located in the heart of Rochester on Lyell Avenue. Chef Jimmy Paulino makes every dish to order, so fresh and delicious. From the homemade soup to the hand-stuffed Cannoli’s...Amazing!! Looking for a place that is open on Thanksgiving? They promise a home... More 

Thank tonifoley58
Rochester, New York
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Attentive efficient service, excellent food from the bread to the salads, pasta, meatballs, rum-ricotta filled cannoli! Prices are great.

1 Thank RJ R
Spring, Texas, United States
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110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch with small kids and husband. We were well taken care of by our server and was checked on by the manager. No complaints. Menu was small but classic. Kids ordered the spaghetti and meatballs. Plenty of food. We tried the tripe. Good to try new things but too chewy for us. I had the pasta special... More 

1 Thank Jennifer Z
Rochester, New York
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73 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

My dining companion was in the mood for Italian cuisine and I hadn't been to Roncone's in over 30 years, so what else does one need for motivation!? Roncone's has been the "go to" neighborhood restaurant for Italian food since 1937. I was amazed at how the restaurant has changed over the years. What I remember as a somewhat tired... More 

2 Thank chinajack88
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Went there on a Saturday for lunch after driving by it for years. It was worth the wait. The calamari appetizer was excellent. I had the rigatoni with pork & sauce. Huge bowl and perfectly cooked. Sauce is closest to my wife's homemade version that I've ever had. Nice old school Italian mom & pop joint for a great change... More 

2 Thank BigDawgMAF
Rochester, New York
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82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch with friends to celebrate some birthdays and the holidays. Long time place but food was excellent. All had a great time and we will get back soon.

2 Thank B1jamie
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

Yes, we had heard it closed, but that was short lived. We had a great meal last night and the service stood out for several reasons. Chicken Zingara was the meal of choice for both of us. I was sitting at a seat where i could see the cook in the kitchen and he knew what he was doing. Our... More 

1 Thank damico27
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

We have ate here several times, the food is always fantastic, I am glad to hear they have reopened..

1 Thank mariba24

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 08:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14608
  • Public Transportation: RTS
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-458-3090

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