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Merchants Wood Fire Pizza & Bistro

€€ - €€€American, Pizza, Seafood
564 Merchants Rd, Rochester, NY 14609
+1 585-288-0067
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average24%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
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“house salad” (3 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
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American, Pizza, Seafood, Pub, Italian
€€ - €€€
564 Merchants Rd, Rochester, NY 14609
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great specials and service. Hayley did awesome job and ability to sit and relax and enjoy great pasta special is nice. Always changing specials and now 2 trips 2 great dinners. Thanks.

Thank PJI_NY
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome city restaurant. I had the gnocchi and it was delicious. The staff was extremely friendly and our meal came out quickly. I would highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion

1  Thank bobbyjoeny
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here since it opened under the new name. I have never had a bad meal. The first time I went, they had a soup that was so good, I came back the next day to get the soup again. I've had all...More

Thank OP-Critic
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We thought we would try a place we had never tried before, sometimes we get stuck in a rut. Many times when you try new places you can be sorry you did, but not this time. This is a cozy, friendly restaurant in the city....More

Thank Pamela L
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I happen to be passing through Rochester on my way to Canada and the owner of the Airbnb I am staying at recommended Merchant's Wood-fired Pizza & Bistro. I had driven quite a lot this day and walked on down to this restaurant, located in...More

Thank HanSoloTraveler
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We enjoyed this restaurant when visiting my husband's sister. She lives within walking distance of the restaurant, and it's one of her local favorites. This was the best meal I had all weekend. I had the Shrimp Bucatini pasta with caper white wine sauce, and...More

Thank Figpox
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Merchant's Pasta House was highly recommended by friends, so we took a group of about 10 for dinner. Food was good, but not particularly exciting. We had a wide variety as a group, but all of us had similar reactions that you can find more...More

1  Thank L F
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Hoped since there was a new ownrer the food and service would have improved. Boy was I wrong. Server gave attitude and rolled her eyes when we asked for more bread. Burger was raw, tried sending it back, they would not fire it longer. Pizza...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 28 February 2015

This restaurant was renamed from the "Merchants Pasta House" and is a small, very friendly place to have very good Italian food. The owner greets you with a hug or handshake like a long lost friend. The chef came out to check on whether we...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 14 December 2014

Terrible! This was my second try at this place and after last night, I will NEVER return. It was a Sat night and 6 of us decided to go out (made Reservation) The restaurant was half full and in spite of that, nothing was on...More

Thank brit53
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 09:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 564 Merchants Rd, Rochester, NY 14609
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-288-0067
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