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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 Coffee Shop: Café Steam (downtown locations at Broadway and Doubletree)
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.
Sample all the food and drink options in downtown Rochester here.