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Richardson's Canal House

1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534-3454
+1 585-248-5000
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1474 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534-3454
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were invited by our dear friends to celebrate his birthday in the cobblestone pub, and we were again treated to fine meals. I started with some delicious onion soup and a glass of a Finger Lakes riesling wine that lasted the rest of my...More

Thank Probateman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit here and it was outstanding. Service was great and sat outside by the canal. Food is always very good and the kids found things on the menu !

Thank WheatyTweety
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here recently for the first time. It is a high end restaurant with all that comes with it. Great service, white table cloths, gourmet food. But it is in an old house. Seating is scattered in the various rooms of the house. It is...More

Thank B_in_Penfield
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Our dinner in August was just not great BUT , our October visit during October Fest was GREAT ! The menu was excellent , huge home made Pretzel with beer cheese as an apptz--very good. Excellent service & wonderful staff. Perfect evening!

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Just arrived in Rochester and we are looking for great places to eat. This is one of them. The setting is great, the building is historic and the food is excellent. The staff are very attentive and friendly. It was the middle of October and...More

Thank JeffHaole1263
Reviewed 9 October 2017

My family went there to celebrate my husband's birthday. The evening was perfect for sitting outside in the patio area. The view, the boaters, the historic inn and the food were all wonderful. Each of us (4) had a different selection and all of us...More

Thank Bobbin_Oreo_Daisey
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Last weekends hot weather into the evening was a perfect time to dine on Richardson's patio right by the canal. Menu offered several great options and the gnocchi, and tenderloin and salmon serbed at our table were beautifully presented and prepared. I rarely trust the...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 20 September 2017 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 14 September 2017 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 10 September 2017

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
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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
  • Food
  • 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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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