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1273 Chili Ave
Rochester, NY 14624
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Bars & Cafes
Visit The Distillery in Rochester to taste their delicious Baja Fish Tacos or Grilled Wings with 'G' Sauce while sipping on some refreshing beer. Watch skilled bartenders mix together great drinks at the island bar in the center of the restaurant. Lagers, ales, wines as well as cocktails can be chosen from and can be enjoyed with friends while being seated in the outdoor patio or indoors. Numerous televisions spread across this eatery, make it a great place to watch a game while digging into some amazing Chicken Wings.
It is hard to decide what to do first at Rochester Taproom: play a round of pool or darts, choose from the extensive menu of beverages or unwind at the patio beside the gently-flowing river. Its menu, no doubt, attracts beer, wine and spirit connoisseurs; however this sports bar is equally popular for its television screens that broadcast World Cups and other events. Try your hand at vintage arcade games and pinball, then sip an absinthe or an exotic dessert wine. Relish classic Chicken Wings, accompanied by Smooth Ambler Barrel Aged Gin or a Genesee Cream Ale obtained from a local Rochester brewery. The endless entertainment and beverage options has helped this bar build up a loyal set of clientele.
Located in Rochester, the Water Street Music Hall is one of the premier music venues in the state. Awarded the “Best Live Music Club” and “Best Live Entertainment Venue” by the Rochester, NY Democrat and Chronicle's People's Choice Awards in 2002, 2003 and 2006, this venue is quite popular. Celebrities have been spotted here and star performers have entertained audiences with dazzling gigs. The Water Street Music Hall also has one of the longest bars in the city; it stretches the full length of the room so there's plenty of room for those looking for premium drinks and cocktails. There is even a balcony area where you can relax and enjoy the entertainment.
The Solera Wine Bar and Lounge is a great place for wine connoisseurs visiting South Wedge. Pair fine wine from their rotating selection with specialty cheese plates. They also serve cocktails, beer and bar fare. With a great ambiance and knowledgeable sommeliers, an excellent selection of wine is introduced. The decor of exposed brick walls with high ceilings and beautiful chandeliers deserves a special mention.
Enjoy expertly made lattes and other coffee drinks at Equal=Grounds. This local cafe features plenty of seating inside and out on the sidewalk, which is perfect for people-watching. They offer ten coffee blends daily, all quite different from each other, so there's something for everyone here. Their menu is small, but features some tasty items like smoothies and wraps.
Head to the Lux Lounge on a chilly Wednesday night to sit by the outdoor fire and enjoy the free movie showcased in the backyard. Sip on some delicious and inventive cocktails while taking in the offbeat and funky artwork on display. Open until 2a, this hip establishment plays host to unique weekly nights like the Slap-Happy Hour and Cheap Date Night.
Beckoning all thirsty or hungry travelers, Lovin' Cup is a café and bar that lovingly serves up delectable food, drinks, and entertainment. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming since the owners want to create a neighborhood coffeehouse and bar vibe. You will most likely see locals relaxing with a beer or a cocktail while listening to some good music.
With the charm of a classic pub and the style of a contemporary eatery, The pub is a spacious, relaxed and inviting place where you can while away a couple of hours in the company of friends and friendly strangers. ButaPub has something to please everyone. Housed within the Historic German House, this contemporary American pub draws ample inspiration from the Asian culinary world when it comes to its food offering. On the menu you will find exotic comfort foods like bah mi sandwiches, ramen, fried rice and skirt steak lettuce warps, along side classic American favorites like chicken wings, burgers and hot dogs. The drinks menu is just as creative, and features a selection of signature cocktails, craft beers and wine. The bar also offers a late night menu for those who might fancy a midnight meal, and a sumptuous Sunday brunch selection. Special dinners put together by guest chefs, jam sessions and other fun events are often hosted here as well.
Situated in what used to be the town sheriff's house, The Owl House is a casual place to dine in after a long day at work. The menu features American dishes like sandwiches, soups, salads and classic bar food. Choose from an array of small plates options to be shared with your group of friends. The Owl House is dedicated to having good food for people of all dietary beliefs, so there are a wide selection of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.There are about twenty different bottled beers and twelve draught beers, coffee for your caffeine boost, and artisan wines for the wine lovers. The service is amiable. Reservations can be made online.
The philosophy of Java's Café is straightforward - serve unpretentious tea and coffee in a relaxed and laid-back environment - and has remained unchanged over the years since its inception in 1992. With a variety of flavored beverages and confectioneries on offer, Java caters to the vegan and health-conscious as well. They pride themselves on their simplicity and their insistence on quality is evident in their selection of pure and unadulterated ingredients. It's a great place for relaxation, conversation and inspiration.
Located in the heart of the city, the Victoire Belgian Beer is one of the popular bars in Rochester. They have on offer an array of bottled beer as well as drafts from domestic as well as international labels. Enjoy a chilled one out in their garden on picnic tables that create a laid-back ambiance. Soak that up with bistro classics like appetizers, sandwiches and salads.
Formerly Milestones, Flour City Station is set in the East End zone of Downtown Rochester. This funky bar is known for its live music featuring national acts, eclectic bar food and fine drinks. It also showcases revolving artworks of local artists on its walls. Definitely worth a visit when in town.