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Rookie's Sports Bar & Grill

2351 Buffalo Rd, Rochester, NY 14624-1305
+1 585-429-4665
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible22%
28 May 2014
“where the food is hot, and the waitresses are hotter”
8 Apr 2014
“Awful Service”
Restaurant Hours
Pizza, International
$$ - $$$
2351 Buffalo Rd, Rochester, NY 14624-1305
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Rookie's has become our weekly (and sometimes more-than-weekly) hangout. The waitresses are excellent, as are the bartenders, and the atmosphere is welcoming and fun -especially for a sports bar. The food is really good. Yes, it's bar food, but it's GOOD bar food, and they...More

1  Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

As someone who works in the hospitality field, I consider myself to be pretty tolerant. It took us 15-20 minutes to be greeted by a server whom only asked us "are you guys getting drinks?" She never introduced herself. I only found out by my...More

Thank Halee W
Reviewed 1 April 2014

love the atmosphere and all the dart boards and flat screens. the bartenders are fast and they don't skimp you on your drinks

Thank Breanna M
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Greeted by bouncer. That was it. Sat at table for 10 minutes, never greeted by waitress, no one made eye contact, left. Will not go back, ever.

Thank 3Traveler33
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Went there before seeing a movie at Tinseltown. Had never been here before. Went during the day. Sat at the bar. It felt like being at Cheers! The guy to the left of me was a construction worker. Guy to the right of me was...More

Thank RochesterJames
Reviewed 23 January 2013

They have blackened out their windows to put in TV's all around the place. But this has given the bar a dark and dingy look and feel. Mostly a younger crowd (20's) with patrons who like to be loud. Okay to grab a beer, but...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 28 May 2012

Sports Bars are difficult, as they pretty much deliver what you'd expect from a Sports Bar......casual atmosphere, average food based on casual dining and so-so service....you're not expecting 4 or 5 star anything and Rookie's delivers pretty much that......it's a sports bar, period. If you're...More

Thank brooklynwiz
Reviewed 26 January 2012

This is my kind of sports bar. Comfortable for adults and family. Lots of BIG TV screens. Good size menu and good choice of beers Good service. And the food is very good. Two Dads with two 15 year-old boys stopped here while in town...More

Reviewed 6 July 2009

Very good- love their dirty martini and wings. They offer a lot of bar food and some salads. The staff is very friendly. It is a sports bar though-- TV screens are all over the place. The walls are all black so it's dark inside.

Thank chopin1981
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  • Address: 2351 Buffalo Rd, Rochester, NY 14624-1305
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-429-4665
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