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Open Face Sandwich Eatery

651 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-1345
+1 585-232-3055
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
27 Dec 2016
“Good for a change”
21 Nov 2016
“Awesome hidden lunch spot”
Soups, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
651 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-1345
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Overall the food was good. It was a cute, little sandwich shop. Prices were a little high and it wasn't exactly kid friendly. It was ok to try once.

Thank BETH B
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had heard good things about Open Face and decided to check it out for a weekend Lunch. I was torn between the "open face" and the "open melt" but was able to try both with the "Tastings", which give you 2 different half sandwiches...More

Thank Luke S
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Open Face know how to do sandwiches. They also know how to do soup, coffee, tea, and baked goods. This is comfort food through and through. Their corn mash sandwich is my favorite. They also have a penny candy selection and tea apothecary. I can...More

Thank Soli766
Reviewed 20 June 2015

A friend took me to Open Face for the first time, and I was surprised that I hadn't heard about it before. It's a very small place in a very old building (which is a big big plus in my book), decorated in "eclectic-hipster." You...More

Thank oddprofessor
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Stopped for a quick bit on a cold February afternoon. We all opted for soup of the day--a very tasty cabbage soup. Since our lunch was rather late and we had early dinner reservations, we passed on the sandwiches from the menu. The variety of...More

Thank John Z
Reviewed 1 February 2015

I've been frequenting Open Face for years now. I love it! Their menu is always changing with daily specials for lattes, iced tea, matcha, cookies, soups, sandwiches. Some of my favorite menu items are their ginger carrots - so spicy and good, their maple turkey...More

Thank Cori S
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

Food is almost hard to adequately describe. Very fresh ingredients, prep is thoughtful and skilled, obvious attention to detail and skill. Pickled beets and ginger carrots to die for and the cookies are outstanding. Staff/service is the best I have seen in years. Asked for...More

Thank nunya n
Reviewed 12 October 2013

A friend & I tried Open Face for lunch on a recommendation from my daughter and her husband. Very small - only 6 little tables. You order from the counter, and the server will bring you your food. Eclectic menu - lots of greens, vegan...More

Thank snowybirds
Reviewed 18 September 2013

We happened upon Open Face because of a coupon and I can't stop recommending it!My husband and I took my dad(who can be picky) and he finished every bite. Everything was homemade down to the chips. As the name suggests, it's sandwiches, salads and soups....More

1  Thank aped1416
Reviewed 15 April 2013 via mobile

We thought paying over $20 for 2 small bowls of soup, an iced tea, and a medium latte was a bit high. The service was also pretty indifferent.

Thank scirls
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-1345
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-232-3055
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