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Genesee Brew House

$$ - $$$American, ,
25 Cataract St., Rochester, NY
+1 585-263-9200
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“genesee beer” (33 reviews)
“pretzels” (48 reviews)
“kettle chips” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
25 Cataract St., Rochester, NY
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1 - 10 of 626 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was decent, but inconsistent. Example: The maple jam burger had so much ice cold maple jam on it that it overpowered the burger (which was overcooked). The Cuban panini was incredibly bland and very light on the sauce. The Bavarian pretzels were fabulous...More

Thank ShadraB
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view, oh, the view! The food: it's a creative menu and the food is serviceable, but not memorable. It feels like food prepared in a hurry. The servers are in a hurry. And they probably need your table cleared for the next party. The...More

Thank Whimsee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Genesee Brew House, right adjacent to the historic Genesee Brewery in rising downtown Rochester, New York, offers a quintessential Rochester experience--Genny beers and decent pub food within range of the mists of the stunning 100-foot High Falls of the Genesee River. How many other...More

Thank evanrochester
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beer is good but the burgers are just meh. The main problem with the burgers is the dry, hard buns. I’ve tried them twice and both times the buns were not edible.

Thank frankyBgood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The brewhouse is great fun and its locale in the heart of downtown across from High Falls represents a renaissance of the area that gives us hope. Unfortunately, the burgers are barely edible. If you can't eat the burgers, I wouldn't venture into more exotic...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for a car show, it was very busy, and tried to ask someone if you could sit upstairs, not only were they rude, but very unhelpful! Will not go there again

Thank lovestotravel426
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tasting was good but the tour was a bit lacking. Thought they'd go through the process in more detail. Still not bad to spend a few hours in a Saturday.

Thank ThankxgivingTraveler
Reviewed 8 January 2018

The food is good and the beer is better! Stop in for a sampler downstairs check out the gifts and museum. There are tours but I have not taken one.

Thank NB3302
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The outside deck was full of energy and people, food was good, service was great but not adequately staffed.

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch right when they opened at 11:00. It was our first time there. The waitress was only interested in turning over our table. So we were very rushed. The food was typical bar food. I had the pretzels and dip. I would...More

Thank rickjen3
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jhaines467
10 February 2018|
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Response from Arlene M | Reviewed this property |
No I do not.
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Michael M
28 June 2017|
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Response from Tami C | Reviewed this property |
They serve some wine. But no mixed drinks.
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Frank P
28 May 2017|
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Response from AmyF1965 | Reviewed this property |
They don't offer much for pastas, but don't let deter you away - the place is fabulous as is the food! I would suggest you go to their website and check out the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Cataract St., Rochester, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-263-9200
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