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Swan Market

₹₹ - ₹₹₹German, , European
231 Parsells Ave, Rochester, NY 14609-5203
+1 585-288-5320
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good17%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (64 reviews)
“schnitzel” (24 reviews)
“potato salad” (21 reviews)
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German, Central European, European, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
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231 Parsells Ave, Rochester, NY 14609-5203
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1 - 10 of 218 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small and cozy. Just love their "home cooking" dishes I grew up with. Friendly people and service. They are know for their excellent bacon. Their combo plate has the best offering.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with friends. Had a great meal, marvelious fresh German draft beers and made new friends with our table mates.

Thank James W G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A combination deli and restaurant. Only family seating; you get to meet other people. This the only place to get authentic German food that I know of in Rochester. Their deli has many selections and the food is good standard German fare. Only open Wed...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Better get there early, always fills up. Food is authentic, delicious with perfectly sized portions.

Thank tiboatguy
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I have been taking my venison here for a few years. They do a great job, haven't gotten anything back that wasn't delish. I like that they process wild game all year round and each order is complete separately, they dont mix your meat with...More

Thank drebs04
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This place is amazing & authentic! Great food & service, love the communal table, I will be a regular here!

Thank Erik M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

After living in Germany for 8 years, I long for authentic home made German food. This is by far the best German food I have found in the US, and I've traveled all over. To start, the way they prepare their meats is such high...More

Thank Heidi P
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Swan Market catered our wedding. We had gotten engaged while on vacation in Germany, so we wanted to bring a little of that to our big day. Best idea ever! Barry was wonderful to work with, his team was fantastic, and the food was so...More

Thank Bnutlikepeanut
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Go there several times a year and never disappointed. Schnitzels and wurst are the best menu items. Don't forget great German beer on tap. Only downside is only a few tables. Go on wednesday or after 1pm to avoid crowds.

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great lunch! Authentic German food and drink! Sitting family style at long tables- a restaurant/deli with character.

Thank Sophmurph
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Questions & Answers
Nevin H
9 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Liz F | Property representative |
Actually, most of the sausage are made of pork not beef. Only a couple are beef.
9 June 2016|
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Response from Liz F | Property representative |
All of our tables are communal, so you can sit just the two of you and keep to yourselves or chat with the people seated near you and meet some great new friends! It works well for both! Hope you come in soon!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Parsells Ave, Rochester, NY 14609-5203
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-288-5320
All meat at Swan Market is hand-cut, all sausage hand-made by owner Barry Fischer, who apprenticed with German master butchers to bring you a taste of Germany that's authentic down to the last detail. Swan's renowned German lunches are served Wednesday through Saturday from 11 to 2. Grab a seat at one of the communal tables and hoist a glass of imported German beer. It's impossible to go away hungry! There's also live German music on the last Thursday and Friday of each month. Wan can also cater events of any size, with anything from cold-cut trays to a full pig roast.
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