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155 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14604-1605
+1 585-454-3999
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
155 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14604-1605
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small and cozy! 15 or so beer taps featuring local breweries! Nightly features along with a menu featuring everything from soups to desserts. Sandwiches and entered are very reasonably priced. They also offer to pay for your ramp parking while dining!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chkperry
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We were staying at the hotel for business and chose to just grab a meal in the hotel. Drifters food was very good and the service was also lovely. Would eat her again!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank travelgirlkw01
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Accommodating staff and above average food. Can't ask for much more than that from a hotel. Liked that Drifters, while attached to the HGI, has a more diverse menu of both food and drink. Way more interesting. Am sure locals actually come here which says...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marjohnal
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Drifters in in the Hilton Garden Inn. The staff was friendly and service was good. The food was very good and the bar has a good selection of wine and beer.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great dinner here. Service was excellent, our server was friendly and helpfull. Everything she recommended was excellent. İf you wanna have a casual dinner after a long day this is the place for you.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Aslı B
Reviewed 8 August 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TravellingMommy789
Reviewed 28 July 2018

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

Date of visit: July 2018
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.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 632jonathanj
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank BiffBiffman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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