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Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar

137 W Commercial St, East Rochester, NY 14445-2151
+1 585-385-8565
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
137 W Commercial St, East Rochester, NY 14445-2151
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had read mixed reviews on their Facebook page and heard mediocre feedback from friends. We sat outside at a nice quiet table for two that was soon surrounded by two tables with 5-6 loud people each. We could not converse for the noise. Service was...More

Thank robspetal
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry to hear about your experience. The summer season is great for the patio but I know folks sometimes don’t like to sit in busy, loud restaurants. May I suggest 4pm any day of the week. We would be more apt not to get busy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my husband here for his birthday. Bad traffic due to snowy weather made us almost 30 mins. late, though we did call on our way. They greeted us as if we were long lost family, made sure we were warm from the cold,...More

Thank Marne K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I must agree with another review as this description was very appropriate for the setting. Mild disappointment when I was informed that my first beer choice was not available, but that was offset quickly. My fish trio special was delicious and I was pleased to...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just love this restaurant. My third time there. Had a great meal with a party of 5. We sat out on the patio, great ambiance along with delicious food. I had the lobster tail topped with 2 jumbo shrimp on top of fettucini, hubby had...More

Thank girlinpinkwaders
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review. That makes me just want to go in today and give it my all. I’ll share this with the team from the kitchen to the waitstaff to the support staff because it takes everyone to make it work...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a place for our Anniversary and decided to give lemoncello a try. We were greeted by the owner (who spoke Italian to us, which was very nice) who asked us inside our outside and we chose to go sit in the...More

Thank prep33grl
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Grazie a voi per la visita. It was our pleasure and we are happy you enjoyed your visit with us. It was nice to get back to normal without the festivals and parades last week. It’s always splendid to speak in our native tongue so...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

It was Saturday night, and the last night before family was returning back to Sweden, my sister n law made reservations for 7pm. She was told there was a fireman's parade going through the town at 6pm and the main street at the other end...More

2  Thank Gypsee16
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

We can’t apologize for the village running the parade 45 later and backing up the reservation pipeline. We did awesome considering that 200 people came in at the same time instead of 60 people. There were 4 reservations with your same name, 12,6,6, and 4,...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are new to East Rochester, so when we started asking the best places toeat, Lemoncello was always mentioned. So we tried for ourselves and were not at all disappointed. The atmosphere is casual while still making dining out feel special. The...More

Thank Peggy S
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you for your review. Appreciate it. We are glad you found us and came in for a nice pleasant dinner. We hope you join us again.

Reviewed 11 June 2018

We had an anniversary party at Lemoncello's this weekend, and found the food and service could not have been any better! We had 55 people, an open bar the first hour, they put individual salads on the tables at each place, then served a buffet...More

Thank Ellen68
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for review. That was a great party. It was really nice to work with both of you in planning it and very happy that the servers and chef did a wonderful job in servicing the party of 55 guests. Thank you for choosing...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018

We were here with a reservation for a large group on a Saturday night. The decor and atmosphere is very nice, beautiful indoor dining room, plus lots of room on the patio. Didn't take too long to get seated. After our orders were taken we...More

Thank chasPowel
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for the review. We appreciate it. We always try to accommodate separate checks and modifying the menu. We have a note on the menu that these two things do push ticket times and service back and so on a very busy Saturday night,...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I had an excellent lasagna dinner the other day. My business partner from Albany was astounded at the portion sizes. She had left overs but was sad she was in the hotel and leaving the next day so no where to keep her food cold....More

Thank Edstarpitt
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hahah, thank you so much for your kind words. We try to put out the best product every day so we appreciate you taking the time to say something nice. I will forward this to the chefs as they work hard back there. We hope...More

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Sheila B
17 September 2016|
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Response from Mass1974 | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay. It's a casual place where folks feel comfortable in jeans, slacks, shorts or suits. We just ask, no tank tops on gentlemen.
8 April 2015|
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Response from Edward2020 | Property representative |
Yes. TUESDAY is no corkage fee. The other nights we charge $10 a bottle. Massimo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 W Commercial St, East Rochester, NY 14445-2151
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  East Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-385-8565
  • E-mail
Considered one of the most authentic Italian restaurants in Monroe county. A place where visiting Italians are referred to for a meal most resembling home.Dinner Monday-Sunday starting at 4pm. Happy Hour Monday-Sunday 4pm-7pm in Bar Room only. Beautiful Patio in the warmer months as wellLive Music. See Website
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