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Genesee Brew House

25 Cataract St, Rochester, NY 14605
+1 585-263-9200
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Mr and Mrs

The brewery tour was closed but the shop tour was still very interesting. We are from the NY area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chocowinity, North Carolina
via mobile
NY oldest Brewery

This was my 2nd trip here. Having grown up in Western NY, I am well aquinted with their products... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Elmira Heights, New York
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“tasting room” (8 reviews)
“beers on tap” (4 reviews)
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25 Cataract St, Rochester, NY 14605
+1 585-263-9200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The brewery tour was closed but the shop tour was still very interesting. We are from the NY area so it was great to return and learn about the history. The food was great at the roof top restaurant with of course great Genny beer....More

Thank maxsanz
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This was my 2nd trip here. Having grown up in Western NY, I am well aquinted with their products. The restaurant is well done with a a great menu and exceptionally fast service.

Thank JasonKB
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit. Good place for lunch, food pretty good, but many choices of beer. Nice gift shop and take a beer tour. Great parking across the street.

Thank Barb586
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We did not have time to do the tour, but our hotel desk clerk told us to go see the falls outside the brewery. What a great area! So pretty and alas we could eat an early lunch at the restaurant and sample some beer!...More

Thank CatKcentralIllinois
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Nice tour of brew house; Great opportunity to taste an historic Rochester line of beers (flights available). Food & service is awesome, views of downtown is second to none. This is THE place to go for an awesome afternoon or to entertain out of town...More

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and it was a pleasant experience. The food was excellent and they had a decent drink selection. Service was really good-our server was friendly and prompt. There was a nice view from the restaurant that overlooked the waterfall and the...More

Thank hlawlor24
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Cam here for business and wanted some good beer to do as well. I ordered the sausage platter ($14) and the Brew House Orange Cream beer which is a limited production beer. Unfortunately the meat same out not cooked and I had the waitress Kristin...More

Thank KidLove
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were guests of family living in Rochester. Parking along the Genesee River, the Brewhouse is a dominant facility. The second story porch offers a grand view of the Genesee River FALLS. The Brewhouse offers a unique menu containing a wide variety of appetite pleasers,...More

Thank dariatv1234
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I knew nothing of Genesee beer and happened upon the Brew House whilst exploring Rochester. I wouldn't recommend the restaurant as the menu seemed very limited, although the deck offered great views of the falls and you can purchase pints of beer. However, the tasting...More

Thank Lee D
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

View of the falls is nice and access to the walkway is nice. Nice menu and good food for a good price and free parking. Did the tasting room which was only $3 for four large samples but the beers were very blah with not...More

Thank Kathy M
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Pauline L
12 September 2016|
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Response from JT J | Reviewed this property |
Yes... with a beautiful view of the Highfalls of the Genesee River and downtown Rochester