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411 Merchants Rd, Rochester, NY 14609-6702
+1 585-288-8220
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“veal” (8 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
“fra diavolo” (2 reviews)
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411 Merchants Rd, Rochester, NY 14609-6702
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The combination of a referral and a groupon led us to Rizzi’s on a recent Saturday evening for a 6:00PM dinner. The parking lot was almost full already, and as we took one of the last places available, I could see people who entered the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been eating here for many years and have never had a bad meal. The drinks are decent and good wine choices. Desserts are delicious. Good service and a friendly place.

Thank jherrema53
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Great service, appropriate amount of time to enjoy cocktails before ordering, appropriate amount of time between courses, courteous and friendly. Four of us, my son & his wife from Atlanta, my wife and me. Four different meal selections Veal French, NY Strip with grilled shrimp,...More

Thank JWMacysr
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Sometimes you can get good food from here but sometimes the food is barely okay. Service is always acceptable.

Thank Diana Charles H
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Went here on advice from a friend. Nice vibes here, clearly feels like a family run city hangout. Pleasant, super friendly waitress. I had a Marguerita rocks which was huge. Each of us had Veal Marsala. Mine was over angel hair pasta and was excellent....More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Rizzi's for our anniversary this last weekend and will definitely go back. We started with great crunchy bread with a garlic olive oil dip. We then shared a beef tips in Brandy sauce for an appetizer, also great. My main course veal...More

Thank Tami D
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Food was stellar, I am from a large Italian family and they do their dishes just like Sunday dinner with the fam! Service was above and beyond, the servers were very friendly, accommodating and funny! Even got to chat with the owners. This place is...More

Thank Golgi A
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

My friends all got pasta dishes and were very happy. I ordered the special: 2 4oz. medallions of beef and 2 large shrimp. Sad to say the grilled beef was absolutely charred on the outside and just shy of raw in the middle. It was...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

With family from PA, we had a dinners that were enjoyed by all. Grandsons all had steak and left clean plates. I had liguinie in white clam sauce. My favorite at Rizzi's. Nobody in Rochester can match them. It is like one big family there....More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I did NOT enjoy my last visit (past Saturday - 7/22) to Rizzi's due to a bad attitude of one waitress toward us. She was so rude and sarcastic when we asked her questions about the menu. We almost got up and walked out if...More

Thank jlsotack
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22 September 2017|
Response from Richard T | Reviewed this property |
YES, that has been their policy for many years.When we are 4 people, we split it evenly. My suggestion if you had been their several times you might ask to speak with Steve. I'm sure he might work something out for you as... More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 Merchants Rd, Rochester, NY 14609-6702
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-288-8220
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