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Richardson's Canal House

1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534-3454
+1 585-248-5000
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534-3454
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing as always! The service was exceptional! The food was outstanding! The ambience of the Canal and the setting was pristine! You can tell the heart and soul of the people working there are always doing their best to make a most exceptional evening for...More

Thank ginalandry79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a wednesday night. Ate outside. Terrific service by Mary. Food outstanding. Will return Try the scallops

1  Thank jim w
Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve met friends for dinner at Richardson’s a couple of times over the past three or four years and have always eaten outside with views of the Barge Canal. The food…decent, but not special. This time, the weather was cooler and we ate inside where...More

Thank ChipD58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

RCH is one of our favorite restaurants in the summer. They have a beautiful outdoor dining area by the Erie Canal. We have always had excellent service and food, but not last night! What a huge disappointment. They were short staffed which resulted in our...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever, we are in the Rochester area, we always dine at this historic restaurant, right on the Erie Canal. They offer local food choices starting with salads and a homemade soup. We enjoyed barramundi with a raspberry red onion salsa and Norwegian salmon. with a...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A typical Saturday evening out with the wife having a couple of drinks, waited until the last minute for dinner but no problem as Richardson's serves until 10pm. Diane our server is always great and very professional. Sirloin steaks were great as was the Swordfish...More

Thank Clarkvara
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Good food, Good service, Great atmosphere , Seating out on the lawn by the Erie Canal. It was a lovely evening beautiful spot,Wonderful atmosphere great dinner perfect for a outdoor dinner.

Thank ikroll
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This was a very picturesque and peaceful setting. We enjoyed our lunch and enjoyed the company. The service was slow so I don't recommend it for those on a time crunch that need to return to work. Menu was good but limited. So, if you've...More

Thank Barbara m
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here for lunch at the recommendation of trip advisor. Had lunch outside on their patio. Really, really lovely. Menus was tailored and well thought. Very fresh ingredients. Glad we found this place.

Thank Laurie D
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This setting on the canal is so picturesque! There are plenty of chairs and small tables along the canal to enjoy a drink before dinner. Dining at one of the outdoor dinner tables is also very enjoyable. The only aspect that is not great is...More

Thank nykathy
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Questions & Answers
Kate G
5 February 2017|
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Response from Matthew H | Property representative |
Yes we are wheel chair accessible.
2 December 2016|
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Response from Matthew H | Property representative |
Yes, we do have a bar (meeting area).
10 May 2016|
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Response from greekbecky2016 | Reviewed this property |
Great choice for a special occasion like this. I know many friends who've had large parties and meetings at the Canal House, so they can certainly accommodate your party. I'm sure they must have event pricing that they can... More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534-3454
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Pittsford
  • Phone Number: +1 585-248-5000
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Richardson's Canal House is a casual gourmet kitchen set on the scenic banks of the Erie Canal in Pittsford, NY.
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