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The Mad Hatter

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , British
176 Goodman St S, Rochester, NY 14607-2658
+1 585-545-4985
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“pancakes” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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176 Goodman St S, Rochester, NY 14607-2658
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with family while visiting RIT daughter. My son LOVED the wall paintings of the Alice characters, especially villians. Pastry was outstanding, food was well above average. Went for breakfast and would gladly return for another meal

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jenehr
Reviewed 10 November 2018

If you want to eat at Mad Hatter for Saturday/Sunday there is a long wait. This is a really small establishment so turnover is an issue. The breakfasts were quite tasty but not worth an hour plus wait.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank uvarobin1
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Went here for breakfast and tea the other morning. There was a wide variety of teas. I had a season apple strudel which was delicious. I had an eggs benedict for breakfast. The hollandaise sauce was perfectly crafted. I had my potatoes made "Alice's Way"...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ayr1286
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

After a great day of exploring the George Eastman Kodak Museum, we were all hungry. Hubby is on a paleo diet. Friends are plant based. Me, well I love good food so we settled on The Mad Hatter. We arrived at 2:45pm and it was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank justsaying49
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Four of us celebrated a friend’s birthday with an afternoon tea. We were pleasantly surprised with a delicious array of pastries, sandwiches and a fruit and cheese plate. Each person got to choose their tea and sandwiches. It is not elegant, but the food is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ChippyRose
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

The food is excellent. The service- just fine. The house is old and could use some sprucing up. Not sure it’s handicap accessible. Pastries are terrific. Definitely worth a try.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ChippyRose
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Extremely disappointed by this place. It's quaint, and the pastries are good, but the lack of warmth and the indifferent service overshadow the sweet treats. We even had to remind them that high tea requires clotted cream and preserves; otherwise they would have completely overlooked...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank occdoc
Reviewed 10 May 2018

This restaurant is located in an old home and is uniquely themed with Alice in Wonderful. There was an extensive breakfast menu. I ordered the 3 pancakes. They were the thickest pancakes I have ever had and I could barely eat 2 of them. Service...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank knahs
Reviewed 7 May 2018

One of my favorite restaurants in Rochester. Has a very distinct atmosphere -- a little funky, a little High Tea. They have excellent vegan and vegetarian options, including a delicious Tofu Scramble and outstanding vegan baked goods. Plenty of great options for non vegans.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank CathleenKenyon
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

After being sick of the typical chain quick service and diner breakfasts, we saw the Mad Hatter and decided to give it a try! I am glad we did, it was a cozy, delicious breakfast experience. The decorations suit the ‘Alice in Wonderland’ theme quite...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank elizabethgrese
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US$ 5 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Goodman St S, Rochester, NY 14607-2658
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-545-4985
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Monday - Friday Breakfast is served 7am - 11am, Lunch till 3pm Breakfast and Lunch served all day Saturday and Sunday We offer gluten free and vegan options and have a variety of locally sourced options. British High Tea parties are available by reservation daily at 3:30pm. Private parties and catering are available.
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