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Pomodoro Grill

1290 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1674
+1 585-271-5000
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“shrimp” (9 reviews)
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American, Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1290 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1674
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Drinks were good, patio was nice. Caesar salad had pasta, did not care for it. Lamb lollipop was good. Recommend for drinks and snacks, overpriced itherwise

Thank MaryKay R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner at Pomodoro last night; we were pleased that, for a Saturday night, the restaurant accepted reservations for a small group (2 to 4 people). We had dined here many times before, but this time we found that the service was quite slow...More

1  Thank tpr244
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is ridiculous, expensive and managed like a hobby. You can read all the other's reviews and decide for yourself but be aware you will need money, lots of it. Our bill averaged $50 per person, this for ice cold food, appetizers that arrived...More

1  Thank bensson
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We made reservations a month in advance for 9 for their Mother's Day brunch advertised on their website. When we arrived there was no brunch, but we could order off a regular menu. The breakfast options were limited. Half of us ordered breakfast food and...More

1  Thank Peggy P
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I went to dinner with my family. We sat down at 7:30 PM to eat after waiting 45 minutes to dine and we were served dinner at 9:30 PM, 2 HOURS AFTER WE SAT DOWN. We sat down initially for 35 minutes without anyone greeting...More

1  Thank Kylee B
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Large open restaurant with open kitchen and bar with a limited menu. We were seated and the place was busy and full. Overall the meal was very good and delicious. Their bread was warm and served with Parmesan oil and olives with toasted garlic. The...More

Thank Albert F
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here on a Tuesday night with some friends. Had a pasta dish and found it to be very average. I have had much better Italian food elsewhere. My wife had a pizza which was not great. All in all very average food. Also...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Came with friends for a dinner. It was my first and most likely my last visit there. My salad had some wilted lettuce. Food was very low quality due to lack of flavors. I can buy a better meal at work for $5. Prices exceed...More

Thank Ira3589
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Everything was terrific about this restaurant. The wait staff was quick and pleasant, the food was flavorful and beautifully presented, and the patio was spacious enough to accommodate a large number of patrons without it feeling as if we were on top of each other....More

Thank RachelleAllen
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We just got home from Pomodoro. We had a party of 14 and all I can say is please fire your chefs!! Let's start with there are two different menus online so half of our party was disappointed w the lack of options. Next, everything...More

Thank prep33grl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1674
    (Culver Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-271-5000
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