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Rooney's Restaurant

90 Henrietta St, Rochester, NY 14620-1548
+1 585-442-0444
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (23 reviews)
“beet salad” (20 reviews)
“mushroom caps” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
American, International, Gluten Free Options
90 Henrietta St, Rochester, NY 14620-1548
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After being rated so highly and not eaten here yet had to try it and wish we hadn’t. The tables were too close together, small, near stairs and we were under what felt like a spot light. The food had little to no flavor, in...More

Thank CSSFood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is on of those hidden gems that I always hope to find is still open. There hasn't ever been a night I've been there where it's been very busy which is a shame because the chef and front end is one of the best...More

Thank 1SunTraveler
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Rooney's is a restaurant in an historic building with a lot of atmosphere. The menu is diverse and the meals that I and my colleague had were outstanding. The service was also very good. I highly recommend this restaurant and will certainly return next time...More

Thank JHPLansdale
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Superb ambiance and cuisine. The service is excellent. A bit pricey but worth it. One of Rochester's best kept secrets.

Thank Joanne M. S
Reviewed 5 December 2017

As a former resident of Rochester, it is always nice to return to familiar territory. Don't let the location fool you. This is one of the best restaurants in the area. It is located in an old store front in the old south wedge area...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Celebrated our 44th anniversary back at Rooney's this year with the added feature of spontaneous song by a chorus of 7 gentlemen also eating at Rooney's in town for band directors convention. Every one who had a dessert with candles on it got a Happy...More

Thank Marilyn N
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Met lots of family in town for a wedding. Spent several hours reading reviews to select the perfect restaurant for the day after the wedding for 15 of us to dine together. This was the perfect place. Every single person in our party of 15...More

Thank MH_in_SC
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Rooney's is tucked away in a fairly nondescript corner of the South Wedge, not far from the Highland Dinner. However, don't be fooled by the address or location. Rooney's offers some of the best and classiest fine dining in Rochester. The dishes are sophisticated and...More

Thank Eastender472
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Rooney's is an excellent Fine Dining Restaurant. The menu, food, staff and atmosphere are one of the best in Rochester. Presentation is excellent. A must for fine dining in the Rochester area.

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We got there early-5:45 and it filled up fast. We had the calamare and I had never had that before when it was not deep fried. I did not like it. Colleen had a dish with various seafood. I had scallops and they were OK....More

Thank brodercf
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Lorren L
13 September 2017|
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Response from Nancy W | Reviewed this property |
More than adequate!!!
Kate G
4 February 2017|
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Response from RooneysRestaurant | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting Rooney's Restaurant. We are not officially wheel chair accessible. However, we do accommodate customers with wheel chairs; there is one step at the main entrance but we have a portable ramp that... More
20 February 2016|
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Response from Fcamp | Reviewed this property |
no, they don't use frozen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Henrietta St, Rochester, NY 14620-1548
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-442-0444
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