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Jim's On Main

785 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14605-2721
+1 585-442-4172
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (6 reviews)
“coffee cake” (2 reviews)
“rye toast” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
785 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14605-2721
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not recommended. Owner very nasty, yells at customers. Only accepts cash - no credit cards allowed. Always VERY crowded, so be prepared for long wait and grumpy attitudes. Food also so-so, not so special. My blueberry pancakes tasted burnt, for example. They didn't look burnt,...More

Thank today9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had not been to this new location since they moved. We arrived with a big group of friends. Given its unbelievable popularity it is not a good place to go on a weekend for breakfast with more than four people since most of the...More

Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Great for early birds, Jims provide cafe and diner food ranging from simple steak and eggs to club sandwiches. It’s a great place to go regularly, as I notice that the waiters remember the names of most customers.

Thank Sivan M
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of eating breakfast with my siblings and family while visiting Rochester for a wedding. The food was outstanding,the service was first class and the cost was very reasonable. Half the price of what we would pay in Boston. Make sure you bring...More

Thank Alta54
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The food was great and the service and staff was even better. They were very attentive and helpful when we asked them a good place to go and relax by the Lake. They never left your coffee cup empty.

Thank Explorer03108
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I had stopped at Jim's Diner for lunch while working in Rochester. I had intended to get a sandwich, but the smell of pancakes that afternoon changed my mind. I sat at the counter and ordered a coffee and a short stack of buckwheat pancakes....More

Thank BergholzTimelord
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Was on the way to Public Market, and remembered this diner was highly rated for breakfast. So, so happy I went!! Had to wait 20 mins. but service and food were well worth it, everything was amazing.

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I go to both places on a regular basis, Main Street and the old Critics at Greece Town mall. owners Elena and son Stavros Knapp one or the other is at one or the other at all times, and it shows. the service is impeccable,...More

Thank Fcamp
Reviewed 30 June 2017

After reading all the great reviews, I was looking forward to trying Jim's. Maybe I just caught them on a bad day but it was a definite disappointment. My cheeseburger, which I ordered medium, was dry and overcooked, as was my friend's, and he ordered...More

Thank yankeedave
Reviewed 17 June 2017

You wont be disappointed at Jim's . Great service-Great food-Great prices- What more do you want? Bring cash they dont accept credit cards

Thank MJLRochester_NewYork
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 785 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14605-2721
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-442-4172
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