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155 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14604-1605
+1 585-454-3999
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
155 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14604-1605
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a restaurant downtown and came across Drifters and decided to try it. Its located inside the Hilton Garden Inn. We were apprehensive at first because it wasn't very busy at dinner time, but we were glad we stayed. Our waitress was...More

Thank TravellingMommy789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meals. I got the mussels, which was a nice sized portion that came with fries. My friend enjoyed her huge mac and cheese. We didn't like the service. The waiter rarely came to our table and didn't seem to know the menu...More

Thank lizardtiff
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

While staying at the Garden Inn I visited. The food was good and Ed’s service was great at the bar. When in town I’ll revisit.

Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Had business downtown. This was across the street, so stopped in. Glad I did. It was almost empty at noon, but filled up over the next arf hour. Good number of booths and tables and seating at the bar. Service was prompt and friendly. Special...More

Thank CaptnGphs
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Our son works in the area so we met here for lunch. Burgers were excellent and my wife enjoyed her salad. Too stuffed for dessert, although they looked delicious. Service was attentive and personable.

Thank BiffBiffman
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite while staying at the Hilton Garden Inn. We were heading to the Blue Cross Arena for a concert so time was limited. Staff was very accommodating. We went with a few quick appetizers. The flatbread pizzas were delicious. Especially...More

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I was staying at the Hilton Garden Inn and thought I’d have a late dinner at the restaurant as I didn’t want to go out. I wasn’t expecting anything great but boy was I surprised!! I ordered the mixed greens dinner salad with salmon and...More

Thank cheryl p
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is attached to the Hilton Garden Inn, where we spent the weekend. We ordered room service for dinner one evening, and while the server was great, the food could not have been worse. I had low expectations to begin with. The order: two...More

Thank KBM315
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I was at a conference at the Hilton Garden Inn, and had an hour for lunch. My friend and I couldn’t find anything else around, so we ended up back a Drifters. I ordered a Cuban sandwich. It came with French Fries. The Cuban was...More

1  Thank Laura Z
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I had to be in Rochester on business and the people wit whom I was working and I were staying in the downtown Hilton Garden Inn and they chose to meet for dinner in the hotel restaurant. Bad mistake. The food was awful. The soup...More

1  Thank AedPj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14604-1605
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-454-3999
PREPARE TO TAKE YOUR TASTE BUDS ON AN AMAZING JOURNEY FULL OF MYSTERY, INTRIGUE AND INDULGENCE. A drifter is a true traveler at heart. Someone who never settles for the ordinary. An artist who moves freely from town to town, never settling in one place, always searching for adventure and discovery of something new and exciting unlike what he has seen, heard or even tasted before. Situated in the heart of Downtown Rochester, Drifters has brought together delicacies from around the country for a dining experience like no other.
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