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Bay Front Restaurant

Greek, Diner, American
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1075 Empire Blvd, Rochester, NY 14609-5943
+1 585-482-4570
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New England
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

With a fantastic location & very friendly staff, I desperately would like to give this place a better review. But the food is why you come to a restaurant & both times we tried, it was just not up to par. My chicken cordon blue was spongy & obviously a frozen product reheated. Mashed potatoes were instant. Another time, sandwiches... More 

Thank gala62
Rochester, New York
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We frequent this diner a lot. Mostly for breakfast. Food is solid diner fare with some twists thrown in for specials. Haven't disappointed in many visits. Service is great, atmosphere is friendly, family and neighbors. We usually are the only guests who don't know other people there.

Thank rickpearson54
Rochester, New York
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We go here many weekends for breakfast. Service and food are very good. They keep coffee cups refilled. Prices are reasonable. They will make menu substitutions without a fuss.

Thank Mary M
Brussels, Belgium
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298 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

A greek family leads this restaurant already for many years with their heart. Customer comes first. We had a little breakfast, my grecian egg dish was very delicious. The extra potatoes was not necessary for me. My breakfast was not as cheap as the others. Not really sure why it is double the price. The toast, fries and potatoes from... More 

Thank Diana P
Rochester, New York
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425 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Ate here with a friend for breakfast. Prices and fair and food was quickly delivered. Basic breakfast fare offered and the service was polite, helpful and friendly. They had a regular morning crowd based on the first name basis that was used. Loyalty means a lot in this business so it must speak loud and clear for this establishment. Once... More 

1 Thank Travelpapi153
Rochester, New York
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2013

I love this diner. The food is quick, the prices are amazing, and most of the waitstaff have cute Greek accents. It makes you feel like you're in the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding! Although I might be biased, because I am Greek =] Anyways, they have a huge variety of breakfast items, lunch items, and dinners that come... More 

Thank SofiaMariexo
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Stopped in just because we were driving by and had one on the best meals we have had in a really long time. Dinner food but everything was made fresh to order. Staff was pleasant came by and refilled my coffee before it hit the halfway mark. Price were great it's been a long time since our family of 4... More 

1 Thank Mikejewels
Austin, Texas
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572 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2011

I let my in-laws pick a place for a Friday fish-fry (hard to find a good one in Austin, where I live). Mistake. Friday night at 7PM, about 8 tables occupied, not a good sign. We asked the server how the food was, and she laughed and looked at us like we had multiple heads. Ordered fish fries and some... More 

3 Thank JrMushroom
Rochester, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 April 2011

I ordered a hot roast beef sandwich, what I got was a real mess. The beef was tough, fatty, stringy with a big piece of fatty grizzle in it, the gravy was way to salty, the grease had not been changed for the french fries in a long time. I left most of it on my plate and the waitress... More 

Thank Teddyboy46
Rochester, New York
1 review
Reviewed 19 April 2011

Our family (14 of us) was looking for a place to eat breakfast before a family wedding. Someone mentioned the Bay Front on Empire. We were there on a Saturday morning and the waitress was able to seat us all together. The food was great, the service was exceptional and we loved the place. It would have cost us more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Greek, Diner, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1075 Empire Blvd, Rochester, NY 14609-5943
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-482-4570

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?