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Vern’s
Food
Trendy eatery on Park Ave with a seasonal menu
Whole Family
2
Leonore’s
Food
Sister restaurant to Vern’s
Whole Family
3
REDD
Food
Upscale American food in a nice dining room/patio
Whole Family
4
Merchants Wood Fired
Food
No frills Italian with house made Pasta’s and incredible meat + fish specials every weekend.
Whole Family
5
CRISP
Food
Trendy American cuisine served on a seasonal menu. Known for their brunch.
Whole Family
6
Equal Grounds
Cafes
Local coffee shop serving light food, beer, wine and coffee.
Whole Family
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7
Schooner’s Riverside Pub
Food
Bars & Nightlife
Riverside restaurant serving bar food favorites and drinks until late.
Whole Family
8
Genesee Brew House
Food
History & Culture
Brewery, Winery, Distillery
Restaurant with a waterfall view at Rochesters best known Brewery.
Whole Family
9
Spot Coffee
Cafes
Great coffee spot to work from with WiFi, ample seating and food!
Whole Family
10
Shamrock Jacks
Food
Bars & Nightlife
Irish pub serving great food and drinks until late.
Whole Family
11
Tin Cup Social
Bars & Nightlife
Rochesters newest “go-to” spot for late night drinks.
Adults (21+)
12
Iron Smoke Distillery
Brewery, Winery, Distillery
Bars & Nightlife
Distillery in Rochester serving house made whiskey, vodka, and more!
Adults (21+)
13
Three Heads Brewery
Brewery, Winery, Distillery
Bars & Nightlife
Brewery with fun atmosphere (but no food!)
Adults (21+)
14
Living Roots Wine Cellar
Brewery, Winery, Distillery
Local Winery + tasting room started by a couple from Australia
Adults (21+)
15
Salingers
Bars & Nightlife
Late night drinks spot popular with the 20 and 30 yea old crowd
Adults (21+)
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16
Smoking Petes BBQ
Food
The best BBQ in NYS! If you are planning to go here check the day trip section as it is 45 mins away!
Whole Family
17
Netsins Ice Cream
Food
Family owned ice cream spot! If you go to Merchants Wood Fired for Dinner stop here after.
Whole Family
18
Pittsford Farms Dairy
Food
Homemade ice cream from a local family farm and 2 locations (Pittsford location is the OG).
Whole Family
19
Aladdins Natural @ Shoen Place
Food
Mediterranean spot on the Erie Canal in Pittsford. Be sure to stop after for ice cream after at Pittsford Farms Dairy.
Whole Family
20
Nick Tahou’s Hots
Food
Nick Tahou’s is the inventor of the Garbage plate, Rochesters most iconic food.
Whole Family
21
Melo Coffee + Kitchen
Cafes
Quaint spot for coffee in Rocehsters NOTA neighborhood. Limited seating, but good spot to work from!
Whole Family
22
K2 Brothers Brewing
Brewery, Winery, Distillery
Local brewery with expansive outdoor area with fire pits & cornhole.
Whole Family
23
Eastview Mall
Shopping
Rochester biggest mall. Tons of shops, restaurants, and cafes.
Whole Family
24
Park Leigh
Shopping
The best known gift store in Rochester to find local items. Known for their extensive MacKenzie Childs collection.
Whole Family
25
Strong Museum of Play
Activities and Outdoors
History & Culture
A fully interactive museum best suited for kids 3+. A must do for any parents visiting with young kids.
Young Kids
26
The Seneca Park Zoo
Activities and Outdoors
Rochesters only Zoo! Great for family fun, or go for Zoo Brew- a happy hour hosted 1 evening a month (21+ only)
Whole Family
27
Durand Eastman Beach
Activities and Outdoors
Free beach to enjoy the summer on the lake. Lifeguards on duty.
Whole Family
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28
Ontario Park Beach
Activities and Outdoors
Free beach to enjoy the summer on the lake. Lifeguards on duty.
Whole Family
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29
Thornell Farm Park
Activities and Outdoors
Free outdoor soccer, pickle ball, and tennis courts + a massive playground for kids of all ages.
Whole Family
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30
Ellwanger Barry Playground
Activities and Outdoors
Free playground for kids
Young Kids
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31
Seabreeze Amusement Park
Activities and Outdoors
Rochesters only amusement park. Home to the Jack Rabbit - the Oldest wooden roller coaster in the USA.
Whole Family
32
ROAR Night Club
Bars & Nightlife
Gay night club featuring drag shows, trivia, and other themed nights. 18+
Adults (21+)
33
Old Stone Tavern
Food
Local spot serving traditional American food with a full bar.
Whole Family
34
Cobbs Hill Reservoir
Activities and Outdoors
Free walking loop at the top of a hill around a reservoir with great skyline views of downtown. Drive up to the top for a flat easy walk for all skill levels.
Whole Family
35
Washington Grove Trails
Activities and Outdoors
Free hiking trails next to Cobbs Hill Reservoir with old water tanks that have become graffiti art pieces
Whole Family
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36
Spring Lake Park
Activities and Outdoors
Free off leash dog park with a creek running through it. The ultimate place to take dogs to socialize on a hot summer day.
Whole Family
37
George Eastman Musuem
History & Culture
Visit the home of George Eastman, the inventor of the Camera and founder or Kodak and see original relics.
Whole Family
38
The Angry Goat Pub
Food
Bars & Nightlife
English style pub in a wedge shaped building frequented by on game days by European soccer fans
Adults (21+)
39
The Highland Market
Food
Local Greek deli/store stocking beer, soft drinks, groceries and more. Awesome breakfast and lunch sammys!
Whole Family
-
40
Dickys Corner Pub
Food
Bars & Nightlife
Dive bar where many locals hang out with good food, trivia, and other theme nights.
Whole Family
41
Swiftwater Brewing
Brewery, Winery, Distillery
Brewery offering live music often. They do have food but limited choices - best for drinks.
Whole Family
42
Swan Market
Food
80+ year old German Deli serving authentic German food and beer in a beer hall style seating. Only open 4 days a week for lunch so be sure to check website before going!
Whole Family
43
Ravenwood Golf Club
Activities and Outdoors
Rochesters premier public golf course. Typically around $65-80 for 18 w/ cart.
Whole Family
44
Mill Creek Golf
Activities and Outdoors
Beautiful links style course with massive elevation changes. Typically $55-65 for 18 w/cart
Whole Family
45
Shadow Lake Golf Club
Activities and Outdoors
Offers a championship 18 hole course and 9 hole executive. The executive is always first come first serve- great when you cannot find a tee time elsewhere.
Whole Family
46
Red Fern
Food
Completely vegan restaurant in the trendy Park Ave area.
Whole Family
47
Owl House
Food
Traditional American food with excellent options for groups who have a mix of gluten free, vegan, and regular diets.
Whole Family
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