Highest-rated restaurants in Rochester, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in Rochester, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Rochester using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Napa Wood Fired Pizzeria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (178 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 573 Clinton Ave S, Rochester, NY 14620-1131
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#29. Nosh

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (137 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 47 Russell St, Rochester, NY 14607-1246
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#28. Amaya Indian Cuisine

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (210 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Indian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1900 Clinton Ave S, Rochester, NY 14618-5621
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#27. Tournedos Steakhouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (186 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 26 Broadway, Rochester, NY 14607-1704
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#26. The Distillery Restaurant Mt. Hope

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (413 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1142 Mount Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-2951
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#25. The Cub Room

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (168 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 739 S.Clinton Ave, Rochester, NY 14620
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#24. Highland Park Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (222 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 960 Clinton Ave S, Rochester, NY 14620-2023
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#23. Tony D's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (261 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 288 Exchange Blvd, Rochester, NY 14608-2707
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#22. Han Noodle Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (144 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 687 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3148
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#21. Sticky Lips Pit BBQ

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (829 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 625 Culver Rd, Rochester, NY 14609-7443
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#20. The Red Fern

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (130 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: $$ - $$$
- Price: not available
- Address: 283 Oxford St, Rochester, NY 14607-2749
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#19. Tapas 177

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (177 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: International, Spanish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 177 Saint Paul St, Rochester, NY 14604-1125
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#18. Trata

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (375 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 145 Culver Rd TRATA - The Restaurant at the Armory, Rochester, NY 14620-1679
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#17. The Gate House Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (325 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 274 N Goodman St Ste D108, Rochester, NY 14607-1154
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#16. Park Avenue Pub & Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (168 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 650 Park Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2943
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#15. Good Luck

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (260 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, International
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 50 Anderson Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1140
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#14. Rooney's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (312 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, International
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 90 Henrietta St, Rochester, NY 14620-1548
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#13. Delmonico's Italian Steak House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (350 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 125 White Spruce Blvd, Rochester, NY 14623-1607
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#12. Ristorante Lucano

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (228 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1815 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14610-1823
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#11. Sinbad's Mediterranean Cuisine

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (248 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 719 Park Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3034
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#10. The Original Charbroil Restaurant & Catering

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (202 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1395 Island Cottage Rd, Rochester, NY 14612-1535
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#9. DiBella's Italian Market

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (285 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Deli
- Price: $
- Address: 620 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, NY 14623-3260
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#8. Pane Vino

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (332 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 175 N Water St, Rochester, NY 14604-1131
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#7. Jines Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (503 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Greek
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 658 Park Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2943
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#6. The Owl House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (289 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Healthy
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 75 Marshall St, Rochester, NY 14607-3523
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#5. Genesee Brew House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (834 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 25 Cataract St, Rochester, NY 14605
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#4. Black & Blue Steak and Crab

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (509 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 3349 Monroe Ave Pittsford Plaza, Rochester, NY 14618-5513
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#3. Pasta Villa

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (291 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1313 E Ridge Rd, Rochester, NY 14621-2004
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#2. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,345 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
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#1. Swan Market

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (305 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: German, European
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 231 Parsells Ave, Rochester, NY 14609-5203
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