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Richardson's Canal House

1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534-3454
+1 585-248-5000
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534-3454
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fabulous meal and wonderful service (Michael). Started with the oysters and poached shrimp, both delicious. Main courses: Filet with bordelaise sauce was outstanding and cooked to perfection which is something I rarely find. It was like butter, one of the best steaks I have had....More

Thank Anita C
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My co worker planned a business dinner here with clients. We had a menu with three or so choices for each course, and everyone loved their meals. The private room was pleasant and the grounds are very pretty. Wonderful wine and a nice staff!

Thank Janet_Q
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Hit the last night of Richardson's semi-annual Austrian menu. I always get the Austrian Goulash but called an audible at the last second and went with the tri-tip steak dish that I got on a bed of German potato salad. Delish! I did get an...More

Thank Clarkvara
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My in-laws took us here for our fifth wedding anniversary the place is beautiful and quaint. the outside seating is lit up with fairy lights making it very pretty the food is really good too what ever your occasion might be the staff make you...More

Thank yvonne &
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This has always been a Rochester main stay. Fine dining that has changed with the times and yet stays frozen in history. The outside dining and proximity to the canal is relaxing and tastefully decorated. Thinking about this spot while we drive back from Florida...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 13 February 2017

In my opinion this is one of the best Fine Dining Restaurants in Rochester NY. This is one of my go to places for special occasions. The atmosphere is very nice, the service is great and the food is excellent.

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Eating here at Richardson's Canal House works perfectly for me when I want a light meal outside by the canal. I can't tell you about inside but eating out is a pleasure. First of all the landscaping is both beautiful and quiet. Then there is...More

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Richardson's Canal House is everything everyone says it is. Incredibly well prepared euro fare, a varied wine selection and a rustic environment with heavy wooden beams. Very romantic. The service is stellar...don't miss an opportunity to give this place a try.

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

I have been going to Richardson's for years and I have never had a bad meal there. I especially enjoy the bi-annual Austrian Weeks.

Thank rjwing3
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I've been to Richardson's twice in the last 6 months: once in the summer time sitting outside along the Erie Canal and last week in the Pub Room. Food is on the pricey side but worth a splurge now and then to enjoy a great...More

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Kate G
Is this restaurant wheelchair accessible?
5 February 2017|
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Response from Matthew H | Property representative |
Yes we are wheel chair accessible.
Does it have a bar (meeting area)?
2 December 2016|
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Response from Matthew H | Property representative |
Yes, we do have a bar (meeting area).
Hello, I am planning a graduation dinner for about 15 people. Im familiar with your restaurant but would like to know how much per person is your "event dinner" menu? Also, do you have a semi-private table where we can converse? Thank you for the information.
10 May 2016|
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Response from greekbecky2016 | Reviewed this property |
Great choice for a special occasion like this. I know many friends who've had large parties and meetings at the Canal House, so they can certainly accommodate your party. I'm sure they must have event pricing that they can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534-3454
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Pittsford
  • Phone Number: +1 585-248-5000
  • E-mail
Richardson's Canal House is a casual gourmet kitchen set on the scenic banks of the Erie Canal in Pittsford, NY.