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232 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14608-1319
+1 585-458-3090
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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232 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14608-1319
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, daughter and I had a wonderful lunch today! We live outside of Rochester, so hadn't been to Roncone's in several years. I had the Eggplant Parmesan which was excellent..."meaty" slices of eggplant with just the right amount of breading served over ziti with...More

Thank ainehmg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The new owner/chef has restored the food quality of this long established Rochester Italian Family restaurant. Established in 1937 by Italian immigrants, this remains a great place to eat and observe people from all walks, politicians to blue-collar workers. Menu items are very reasonable and...More

Thank sprkdude
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My guy and I had the best dinner here recently! And it was nice to receive a warm welcome from the gracious bartender. She also makes a mean martini. Hope the olives show up next time, though. His was one of the specials - Vongole...More

Thank Lillette
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We go to Roncone's often. Probably our favorite sauce in Rochester(and I'm very fussy about sauce since Marg's Dad, two aunts and grandmother -all different-- made the best sauce I've ever had, Marg comes close to her Dad's.) . Also love their eggplant parmigiana, tripe,...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Roncone's is a must. As in you must try it. The new owner/chef is Jimmy Paulino, and he's upgraded the building, the menu and the food. I chose a spicy haddock over spinach and barley topped with crispy eggplant. Always a fish special or two...More

Thank RochesterSicilian
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Best place to go before the RBTL ! Amazing food, great service only 8 minutes away from RBTL. Support a small local restaurant #Rochester

Thank tonifoley58
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant wasn't fancy and wasn't too clean, but the service and food were decent. The bread was fresh with a nice dipping oil mix. The stuffed shells were tasty, with a good cheese-sauce balace. The green tomatoes were well prepared, not too oily. Meatballs...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We recently went for dinner at Ringtones Rochester NY on Lyell Avenue. This establishment has been around for many years, but has new a new owner and an AMAZING Chef as of 6 months ago. Everything we had, from the delicious bread with incredible dipping...More

1  Thank MaryLouise B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you LOVE authentic Italian food you will love Roncone's. It is now open Tuesday-Saturday 11:30am to 8:30pm. Located in the heart of Rochester on Lyell Avenue. Chef Jimmy Paulino makes every dish to order, so fresh and delicious. From the homemade soup to the...More

Thank tonifoley58
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Attentive efficient service, excellent food from the bread to the salads, pasta, meatballs, rum-ricotta filled cannoli! Prices are great.

1  Thank RJ R
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Pam E
What are the hours
16 January 2017|
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Response from tonifoley58 | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday - Saturday 11:30 AM-8:30 PM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 08:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14608-1319
  • Public Transportation: RTS
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-458-3090
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