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The Owl House

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75 Marshall St, Rochester, NY 14607-3523
+1 585-360-2920
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 21:30
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 22:30
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Dublin, Ireland
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rochester, NY is a small town but with a lot of local restaurants. Owl house makes everything in house! The food is yummy, the service is good and it's not too expensive. I liked the cauliflower starter but found it to be a little salty for my taste. Maybe because of the sriracha sauce.. it was nice but couldn't eat... More 

Thank vel2686
Alexandria, Virginia
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334 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My dearest friend from grade school took me here for dinner. What a find, in the city's central business district. It's a little house, just south of the Strong Museum. You enter the lobby- bar area. There's seating downstairs and up. The menu is eclectic and varied. The people next to us were enjoying the Buffalo cauliflower wings, which smelled... More 

Thank dcr1837
Oswego, New York
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Although this is not a vegetarian restaurant, the menu includes several vegetarian options and they all sound terrific! We ordered three dishes and after we tasted the first one - the beet Napoleon - it was obvious that the chef has very specialized and fine knowledge of vegetarian cooking. The flavors blended perfectly and harmoniously together, not one single ingredient... More 

Thank TrvlngPrncss
Oswego, New York
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84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A really good restaurant. Unpretentious. Superb, creative cuisine. We started with beet and apple and gouda plate, baked. It was wonderful. Then an acorn squash stuffed with goat cheese. Delicious. Finally, a polenta. Really good. Too bad there was no dessert left. Excellent service. We had a very nice Portuguese red. Real value. Only drawback: the decor. Awful paintings on... More 

Thank nannerottolo
Albany, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Everything I put in my mouth was amazing!! The Buffalo cauliflower "wings" were super tasty. BVE Burger was juicy and the Sriracha-/strawberry jam lent a sweet savory unique flavor. Served with house-made potato chips that had a hint of rosemary. Very good. A menu of craft beers and cocktails. Cozy atmosphere that had a slightly Speakeasy vibe with jazz music... More 

Thank KissTheCook16
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing! Like dinner more than lunch. Their buffalo cauliflower app is the best ever! And the jam on their burgers- killer. Make a reservation- they fill up quick.

Thank Jen C
1 review
Reviewed 9 February 2017

First visit. Food is delicious and reasonably priced. Service was exceptional. Thank you, Sarah, for making our experience a memorable one! The Willoughbys

Thank Jill W
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The Owl House is cute and fun! Make sure you get weekend brunch reservations because it's busy. The food was yummy.

Thank Elizabeth W
Rochester, New York
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131 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

As a celebration of one of my grandchildren's becoming a vegetarian, his parents hosted a dinner at Owl House, Both his mother and I thought that the other one was making reservations, so when we arrived, we had none. The staff managed to fit us in (four adults and three little kids) with no problem, despite being full for the... More 

Thank KenMaher
Syracuse, New York
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best vegan restaurant I've ever been to! They are so accommodating on changing orders I love it here! Great staff and amazing food for vegans and non vegans AND people with allergies

Thank Veronica P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
American, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Marshall St, Rochester, NY 14607-3523
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-360-2920

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?