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SEA Restaurant

741 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3215
+1 585-473-8031
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pho” (46 reviews)
“noodles” (8 reviews)
“chicken pie” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
741 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3215
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Thanks to TripAdvisor, I was able to locate this great local restaurant. I went there for pho two days in a row. Love the flavor. The bowl is pretty big. Get ready for a good full meal.

Thank Paul C. L
Reviewed 18 March 2018

SEA is close to home, and offers some great options - my go-to choice is PadThai, and it was VERY tasty, and enough to take some home to enjoy later. My dining companion had JUST returned from a birding trip in Thailand, and she compared...More

1  Thank keerasel
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I was super stoked to try the pho here after reading so many awesome reviews, so I was pretty bummed that the food was only so-so. The bowl of pho was huge and the plate of “extras” like basil and peppers and bean sprouts was...More

Thank Lilyfire41
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Had the pho, both times I was there this week, and was not disappointed. Hot, fresh, tasty, and way more than I could eat. The place was absolutely packed with happy customers on a Monday at lunch time, so it seems like I am not...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We finally got to try the SEA at the Mt. Hope location after being closed due to a fire in that mall area. We both tried the House Vermicelli Noodles, #19. It was a cold, miserable, rainy day so most everyone in the place was...More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

My son and I needed a change from Rochester Italian, so we headed for some pho. We weren't disappointed! We started with crispy egg rolls which were crisp and delicious. I had the beef special pho and the broth was perfume and flavorful. The beef...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We ordered the House Vermicelli Noodles, which is normally a great cold Vietnamese dish. The noodles were fine, so were the vegetables and sauce. The spring rolls were on the small side, but the real problem was that the pork was overcooked to the consistency...More

3  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Have had lunch here several times while fishing near by. Always great food, good service, ambiance, well not so great. Old building, right off of 495, convenient, on street parking. Very reasonable prices, great value. Surprised to find such good Vietnamese food on Rochester.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were in Rocester for Brick City, the family weekend at Rochester Intitute of Technology. We had a group of eight people who wanted to get dinner of the beaten path. We went to this small cozy Vietnamese restaurant that does not take reservations. We...More

Thank N9919JBpetera
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The place was packed out and the servers were running around like headless chickens. It took about ten minutes to be seated, which we didn't mind as we could see they were rushed off their feet, but an extra server or even a busser would...More

Thank Kate P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 741 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3215
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-473-8031
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