Posted on February 12,2020
Way to pick 'em, Rochester! Half of the Rochester Magazine's Favorite Restaurant winners*are those that can be found in downtown Rochester.
Best Bartender: Josh Kral at Bitter & Pour
Best Italian Dish: Lasagna at Victoria’s Ristorante & Wine Bar
Best Dessert: Banana Cream Pie at Chester’s Kitchen & Bar
Best Cocktail: Problem Solver at Bitter & Pour
Best View: The Tap House
Best Fine Dining: Pescara
Best Pizza Place: Pasquale’s Neighborhood Pizzeria
Best Bar Service: Bitter & Pour
Best Place for Seafood: Pescara
Best Steak Place: Pittsburgh Blue Steakhouse
Best Bar: Bitter & Pour
Coolest Looking Restaurant: Terza Ristorante
Best New Restaurant: Cameo at the Castle
Best Barista: Andrew Meissner at Bravo Espresso
Rochester’s Best Restaurant: Bleu Duck Kitchen
Many more downtown restaurants received honorable mentions in these and other categories. Visit the latest Rochester Magazine's digital edition for all of them.
*Rochester's Favorite Restaurants were voted upon by Rochester Magazine readers and the results reflect one month of voting with 2,000 voters casting 20,000 ballots, according to Rochester Magazine.