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Grandpa Sam's Italian Kitchen

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138 S Union St, Spencerport, NY 14559-1351
+1 585-349-7267
16:00 - 20:00
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Hamlin, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

On this visit there were three of us. We ordered Chicken French over Capellini, Chicken French over escarole, and Seafood Marinara over Capellini. Chicken French portions are big, sauce is very flavorful. Both meals were very good. The Seafood Marinara comes with shrimp and scallops. There were six shrimp and six scallops with the pasta. Marinara sauce had good flavor... More 

Thank NSJ9608
Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great time. I like the way they offer sample tastes of a featured wine. We bought the bottle it was so good. Family style salad is also very good complemented by the homemade brew ads and oil dips. Lobster Ravioli, Gnocchi, Clams & Linguini and more. The owner from Sicily really knows her food. She walks around and... More 

Thank Richard5151
Rochester, New York
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The place is small and cozy, and everything is cooked to order. The Saltimbocca was great, and the assorted homemade ravioli were excellent. Everything on the menu looked so good i wanted to order it all.

Thank Jon S
Vail, Arizona
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The calamari and lobster ravioli were wonderful. The only complaint is that 2 out of 6-7 of my lobster ravioli were empty. That was a bummer. But I plan on going back because we really enjoyed it.

Thank BETH B
Rochester, New York
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140 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

10 of us made reservations for a birthday celebration and we were very pleased. We got calamari as an appetizer and it was extremely tender. I ordered the seafood pasta, a small version, and I still took some home. It was very good and chocked full of seafood including scallops, calamari, and clams. Other popular dishes around the table included... More 

Thank Treehugger14625
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We come here all the time. Love the food and the staff is great. We come here with my family all of the time and are never disappointed.

1 Thank Hjlamonica
Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
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336 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

when we arrived, it must have been a bit early because very shortly the dining room was full with folks celebrating the holiday, birthday and a great dinner out. The service is very good, the menu full of choices - almost too many to make a choice. We selected the house salad, and surprisingly we both wanted the ravioli, one... More 

Thank merlinsurrietrekker
Baldwinsville, ny
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived late on Sunday night, the patrons in the restaurant were all finishing their meals. We ordered Arancini, the rice balls, it was so delicious. We also had Grandpa's Sampler, the broiled haddock special, chicken parmesan, and two other entrees. The food was some of the best we've ever tasted. We were never rushed, even though we were the... More 

Thank pilzsap
Brockport, New York
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220 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Slightly-better-than average Italian food; large portions, very noisy on a Saturday night, and slow service. Definitely a blue-collar crowd who appreciated the food. The salad, almost entirely lettuce, was for the whole table. The bread was pasty and little crust, but served with olive oil and cheese.

Thank David N
Spencerport, New York
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Yes it was busy, a large group ahead of us, but a very short wait. It looked like most or the room just came in..family style salad on the table with plenty of fresh Italian bread. The wait was short and our meal arrived...enough time for us to enjoy a conservation and salad. All around us meals were being enjoyed,... More 

Thank Henristill39

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 S Union St, Spencerport, NY 14559-1351
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Spencerport
  • Phone Number: +1 585-349-7267

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