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Antonetta's Restaurant

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1160 Jay St, Rochester, NY 14611-1132
+1 585-328-1830
11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri 16:30 - 21:00
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Webster, New York
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

My experience with the Meatball Truck is enticing me to go to the restaurant. I have had the opportunity to experience their wonderful meatballs three times now and have to applaud them. I am a meatball addict to begin with and am thrilled you can order your meatball of choice at the truck. They are wonderful and I look forward... More 

Thank Stephanie405
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The resturant has a friendly atmosphere with very nice and quick service. The place seemed very clean to me. The food is always nice, traditional with a twist. The mortadella sandwich was interesting and the gnocchi was delicious. My friends seemed to like the meatballs. The price is also really reasonable.

Thank Andy M
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126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Went with with a group of friends before going to a ball game. This place comes just as advertised. Just good old style Italian food. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Very reasonably priced also. Highly recommend!

Thank Michael C
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

There is something very homey that slaps you in the face when you walk in the door. A classic Italian ambiance for the authentic Italian food you're about to be served. I recommend the dine-in experience over take-out.

Thank Louise S
Rochester, New York
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86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

One of Rochesters best Italian restaurants. I have tried most of them and Antonettas comes out on top every time. The five of us went there a bit early, around 11:30 and were seated right away. The waitresses are old fashion fun loving and know the menus inside and out. Ours, Molly was friendly and all smiles and sevdd the... More 

Thank Steyr1946
Rochester, New York
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98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Antonetta's Restaurant is an Italian-American eatery that only gets better with time. A quirky old house in a not so great neighborhood is adored by politicos, out-of-town entertainers (recently, Jerry Seinfeld), and the common Joe. The sauce is superb, the chicken parm the best anywhere, and the people-watching is great. Open for lunches M-F and dinner only on Thursday and... More 

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cheezbiz, Owner at Antonetta's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We value your business and loyalty. I only would like to make one correction that we are not open on Thursday night dinners. Thank you again! Michele Yancey, Matt Petrillo, John Yancey More 

Rochester, New York
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Antonetta's is a great place for lunch. Located in the city. They are only open Thursday and Friday for dinner. The menu is not long but if you enjoy greats Italian food, this is for you. The pasta is reasonably priced with a large portion.

Thank cpower0346
Fairport, New York
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156 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Went for lunch and it was packed. I had linguini with alfredo sauce, sausage and a salad for $8. Couldn't finish it. The sauce had a hint of garlic and lots of fresh basil. My wife had eggplant parm, with pasta and a salad. She could.t finish it either. Lots of new things on the menu since we were here... More 

Thank Arab S
Tarpon Springs, Florida
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

I visited Antonetta's with old high school friends for the first time. I was impressed by the wonderful decor celebrating the Italian way of life.Our meal started out with a nice salad and crusty Italian bread. Next up was eggplant parmigiana with gnocchi's. It was an delicious meal that I truly enjoyed. My friends both had the fried fish lunch... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Old school, neighborhood type, Italian restaurant. Food is very good, sauce is great. Very reasonably priced. Highly recommend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1160 Jay St, Rochester, NY 14611-1132
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-328-1830

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?