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Tap & Mallet

$$ - $$$American, ,
381 Gregory St, Rochester, NY 14620-1351
+1 585-473-0503
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“poutine” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
381 Gregory St, Rochester, NY 14620-1351
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and friend ordered the fish n chips. It was a big piece of grey fish. Mushy! The coleslaw tasted old. The black bean burger was also disappointing. Brussel sprouts were so under cooked that you couldn’t even stab with the fork. It was...More

Thank xxxxxx13903
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a very cold evening. Ordered their shepherds pie and an excellent IPA. Others ordered their vegan dishes. The food arrived quickly, was hot and very tasty. Highly recommend this restaurant for both food and craft beer.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great tavern food complimented by the best assortment of local and imported craft beers. Service was excellent and servers were knowledgeable about the different types of beers. The tavern ambiance is noteworthy.

Thank Joanne M. S
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Went just tonight with another couple, we had pretzels and fried pickles for apps (very good) and I got the fish n chips. First, I loved that the fish had no skin left on, and that batter was delicious. Fries were very good. Never even...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We had an enjoyable dinner at Tap and Mallet ,a small restaurant located in quiet neighborhood of Rochester.The decor is interesting and lively and the ambiance cozy and friendly.A number of stunning paintings adorn the walls which give the interiors a different and exciting appearance.The...More

Thank Sanjeev Madhuka... L
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Quaint little place in a cool neighbourhood. Sat the bar and had some great deep fried pickles. Tap list was great, although I was a little disappointed they didn't offer flights. I would have liked to sample a few others.

Thank onezendad
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Great food. Salads fresh and tasty, shepard's pie succulent, tomatoes bisque tasty, fish and chips excellent.

Thank Roger J
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The portions were large and satisfying. I ordered the Blue Pig Burger, which was good, if a little overdone. The hard roll it was served on made the burger. As a side, I paid the up-charge for the beef poutine. It came out with plenty...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Son-in-law suggested and most disappointed of our group of four that certain beer was not available and buffalo chicken was no longer on the menu. Server was informative and good @ handling his disappointment. Food we had was good but more expensive then I think...More

Thank tgift2016
Reviewed 19 June 2017

If you like to pair good beer and good food then this is a spot for you to visit. There is indoor and outdoor seating and a varied menu that seems to offer something for all tastes. Service is good as is the value proposition....More

Thank TomX
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 381 Gregory St, Rochester, NY 14620-1351
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-473-0503
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Description
The Tap & Mallet is owned by Joe McBane and Casey Walpert. Joe is from England, and has lived in the United States since 2000. He managed The Old Toad for the first 7 years he was in the country. Casey opened The Bug Jar on Monroe Avenue and currently owns Mex on Alexander Street. We aim to be the best destination in Rochester for beer and pub food. We believe that having the best beer requires a balance between freshness and selection. We chose to limit our draft lines to 30 with the addition of 1 cask ale so that a fresh glass of beer can be guaranteed every time. The majority of our lines rotate so that there is always something new to try. Our inspiration for the menu comes from a love for food prepared from top quality fresh ingredients. Whether our guest wants dinner or just a snack they should always expect a range of flavors from around the world at an affordable price. The atmosphere is that of a contemporary pub. It is comfortable and welcoming to all. There is soft lighting and music that doesn't overwhelm. We want people to feel relaxed and at home. While we specialize in fine beers we understand that drinking beer is a truly enjoyable social past time. No one should ever feel bad about their choice of drink due to an elitist attitude. Many of our guests are interested in exploring new flavors and we are there to help and encourage them with their selections.
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