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Genesee Brew House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Brew House Nachos
Tri-colored chips piled high topped with shredded white & yellow cheddar, Brew House cheese sauce, jalapeños, and a corn, black bean, and tomato salsa. Add chicken, chili, or BBQ pulled pork for $3
Candied Beets
Honey ginger beets topped with sweet oat brittle, crumbly blue cheese, and honey drizzle
Buffalo Chicken Pierogies
Five pierogies served with blue cheese dressing
Potato Chip Tenders
White meat chicken tenders tossed in a potato chip breading & served with your choice of sauce. Mild, Hot, Country Sweet, Thai Chili, Pilot Batch Scotch Ale BBQ.
Chicken Wings
One pound of fried wings tossed in your choice of wing sauces. Served with celery sticks and blue cheese dressing. Mild, Hot, Country Sweet, Thai Chili, Scotch Ale BBQ.
Bavarian Pretzels
Four of our famous Bavarian pretzel sticks served with your choice of our house beer mustard, beer cheese sauce, or maple bacon peanut butter sauce.
Dressings: Blue Cheese, Ranch, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Italian, Honey Mustard, 1000 Island, Caesar, Vinegar & Oil. (Add Chicken $3/Burger Patty $3, Veggie Burger $3, Salmon Burger $6, Ahi Tuna $6)
Harvest Salad
Fresh mixed greens tossed in an orange vinaigrette dressing. Topped with pickled beets, mandarin oranges, crumbly blue cheese, & almond brittle.
Asian Ahi Tuna Salad
Fresh mixed greens tossed in a peanut dressing. Topped with mandarin oranges, Asian noodles, & water chestnuts
Santa Fe Salad
Fresh mixed greens tossed in a chipotle and avocado dressing. Topped with cheddar jack, homemade salsa, & homemade tortilla strips
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce tossed in Caesar dressing topped with asiago cheese, fresh bacon bits, & croutons.
Mixed Green Salad
Mixed greens topped with cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, & croutons.
Served with pickle spear & kettle style potato chips
The Rachel
Sliced turkey breast, Swiss cheese, coleslaw, & our house 1,000 Island dressing on rye
Sliced corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, & our house 1,000 Island dressing on rye.
Banh Mi
Seasoned ground pork served on ciabatta bread topped with pickled vegetables, fresh jalapeno, cilantro, sesame sriracha aioli & lettuce
Beef on Weck
Juicy roast beef on a toasted kimmelweck roll with a side of au jus & horseradish aioli
Brew House BLT
Thick cut slab bacon, lettuce, & tomato finished off with our Brew House sauce served on rye bread.
Pork Tacos
BBQ pulled pork, topped with shredded cheddar jack, sweet coleslaw, tangy Baja sauce. Served with rice, and a side of guacamole
BBQ Pulled Pork
Scotch Ale BBQ pulled pork topped with sweet coleslaw
Fish Tacos
Seared blackened white fish tacos topped with black bean salsa, sweet coleslaw, tangy Baja sauce. Served white rice, and a side of guacamole
Greek Turkey Burger
Olive tapenade & feta cheese stuffed turkey burgers topped with tzatziki & roasted red peppers
Guac Burger
8oz. burger topped with chipotle-avocado ranch, cheddar cheese, & guacamole
Black & Blue Burger
Cajun spiced burger with crumbled blue cheese & bacon
Brew House Burger
Topped with cheddar cheese, thick cut slab bacon, & Brew House sauce
Chipotle Burger
Pepperjack cheese, fresh jalapeño slices, & chipotle-avocado ranch
Maple Bacon Jam Burger
8oz. burger topped with Maple cheddar cheese & Pilot Batch Scotch Ale bacon jam.
Black Bean Veggie Burger
Patty made from black beans,red & green bell peppers, rolled oats, & mushrooms.
Hot Dog
Zweigle's meats, locally made for 130 years. Red or White
Build Your Own
Choose from a marinated chicken breast or an all-beef burger with 2 toppings of choice.
Sautéed onions, Sautéed peppers, Mushrooms, Sauerkraut, Jalapeños, Pickled Jalapeños, Cajun Ranch, Brew House Sauce, Chipotle Aioli, Cheddar, Mozzarella, Pepperjack, Swiss, American. Add Avocado - $0.75 Add Thick Cut Bacon - $3.00
Shepherd's Pie
Hearty beef and root vegetable filling topped with garlic red skin mashed potatoes.
Grilled Ahi Tuna
Tuna steak grilled rare topped with a wasabi aioli and served with mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables
Ribeye Steak
16oz. grilled ribeye steak cooked to your liking. Served with mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables Choose One; Creamy Bleu Cheese, Garlic Parmesan, or Chimichurri Topping
Gruyere Mac & Cheese
Creamy gruyere & sharp cheddar topped with a panko, parmesan, & bacon crust.
Sausage Platter
Sausages provided locally by Swans Meat Market, served with sauerkraut, mashed potatoes & house beer mustard
Seasonal Sausage Platter
Sausage provided locally by Swans Meat Market, curry seasoned bratwurst & onion seasoned bratwurst, both infused with our Genesee Bock, served with mashed potatoes & sauerkraut
Broiled Salmon
8oz filet topped with a mild Cajun seasoning served with mashed potatoes & vegetables
Macaroni Salad
Artisan-Style Kettle Chips
Mashed Potatoes
Seasonal Vegetables
Soup of the Day
Side Salad/ Side Caesar
Honey Ginger Beets
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday

We try to visit the Brewhouse whenever traveling to Rochester. This time a friend planned on a birthday celebration for her son. After a great meal of German food and 12 Horse Ale, the staff allowed us to lead the entire Brewhouse in a rousing...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank stephen t
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to visit, to taste the Rochester’s beers, they have souvenirs and a nice restaurant. Nice bar too.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank auroram429
Reviewed 1 week ago

Summer on the terrace is very popular but worth the wait. Spend time in the museum and enjoy a brew in the meantime.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank drdirtathens_GA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here a couple of times and it is pretty good considering they are a brewery with a restaurant. Food was pretty good exceeding what we thought it would be. Split pierogi appetizer which was OK, pretzels looked great and should have tried those. Fish...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ron T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the family to see the keg Christmas tree the other night. It is impressive and beautiful. The setting is nice too, with a wonderful view of the High Falls on the Genesee River which are lit up at night. We took our picture...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Wonderful-Joy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must-do when visiting Rochester. The museum and shopping is terrific. The view from outside and on the bridge is wonderful. The roof top lounge is wonderful in warmer weather. Beautiful view. We like to sit at the bar and order food. Good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jackiepaddy
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

What an amazing piece of history in Rochester New York. Great restaurant! they serve beer and wine and yummy bar food! This IS a place where you CAN bring kids. This is not a tough guy bar or anything like that. Great spot for some...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 December 2018

Small place next to the brewery. They have a list of beers and decent food. Its small enough inside that there's a note on the tables that They like to limit visits to 2 hours so others can enjoy a meal and drinks. They're not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jayzirn
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Great view of the Genesee River lower falls. Big fan of the Genesee Red Eye beer. Food is average bar food, but I don’t come here to eat. This is just a great spot to meet friends for a drink with a view.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 161edl
Reviewed 25 November 2018

This is a very nice place to eat and drink. What makes it special is that it provides the best view of High Falls, the 100 ft. waterfalls second only to Niagara Falls in Upstate, NY. In addition there is a "goodies" shop and display...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RocGolfer
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10 February 2018|
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Response from A3467NDkimb | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am a customer so I can’t get you the print out you requested. Sorry!
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28 June 2017|
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Response from Tami C | Reviewed this property |
They serve some wine. But no mixed drinks.
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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