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746 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3218
+1 585-442-7751
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pita bread” (5 reviews)
“shawarma” (4 reviews)
“lentil soup” (2 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
746 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3218
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

The place is called “Mediterranean “ food which I guess is the politically correct way of saying THE best Lebanese and middle eastern food in all of Rochester. The portions are huge, especially he appetizers, the price is cheap ($6 for a pita sandwich that...More

Thank DeeTraveler624
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Nice little place on Monroe Ave. They make their own Pita and you can watch. Very good very fresh and quite reasonable. The babaganouch is great as is the gyro. Order at the counter and it is brought to your table. Seems almost family run,...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Cedar has quickly become one of our family's favorite choices for a great meal, either dine-in or take-out. No fuss and reliably excellent food--and the pitas are made fresh on-site and in view behind the counter. Hummus & babaganouj are particularly rich & flavorful.

Thank Freespirit134
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best Mediterranean restaurant in Rochester. Everything is so fresh and delicious with a great variety of selections. Even for my vegetarian friends. Lentil soup comes hot, not warm, in a big bowl. Breads are baked right there in front of...More

Thank idahRAM2015
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Amazing- A very simple restaurant with great food- Just took out a grilled chicken pita and a portion of Hummus- I could only eat half of the chicken pita because it was so large. Just delicious. A nice variety of different dishes,all good, and priced...More

Thank MJLRochester_NewYork
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Small place , on Monroe. Go a little early. The place fills up fast. The food is great. The staff friendly and obliging. Take out is fast, also. Yummy desserts, packaged to go. I will be back soon!

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Recently visited on the recommendation of a friend, and were treated to a wonderful Lebanese meal. Order at the counter and the food is brought to your table. Hummus & Baba ganouj were rich & flavorful, the falafel had a crispy exterior and a surprisingly...More

Thank Freespirit134
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Over the past few month I have ate at Cedar with my friends and family. They have never failed to amaze, even folks that never eat middle eastern food. Honestly, the freshly made pita bread is what makes the experience worth it. The authentic shawarma...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

It was jammed at 12:45 when we arrived for lunch. It took a few minutes to get to the order register, and another few minutes for the food to arrive, but wow, it was worth the wait. The grilled chicken pita sandwich was enormous and...More

Thank vpoleshuck
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This place is packed at dinner hour the food is fabulous and super cheap. The pita bread is delicious (or so I'm told since I'm gluten fee). There were good salad options for gluten free and the meat is delicious as well. Go early and...More

Thank Lea K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 746 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3218
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-442-7751
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