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Genesee Brew House

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Local cuisine, American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly

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Brew House Nachos
Tri-colored chips piled high topped with shredded white & yellow cheddar, Brew House cheese sauce, jalapeños, and a corn, black bean, and tomato salsa. Add chicken, chili, or BBQ pulled pork for $3
Candied Beets
Honey ginger beets topped with sweet oat brittle, crumbly blue cheese, and honey drizzle
Buffalo Chicken Pierogies
Five pierogies served with blue cheese dressing
Potato Chip Tenders
White meat chicken tenders tossed in a potato chip breading & served with your choice of sauce. Mild, Hot, Country Sweet, Thai Chili, Pilot Batch Scotch Ale BBQ.
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews genesee beer pretzels sausage platter beef on weck kettle chips bavarian pretzel meatloaf perogies wings fries high falls tasting room genesee river cream ale great view of the falls beer tasting pedestrian bridge
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the family to see the keg Christmas tree the other night. It is impressive and beautiful. The setting is nice too, with a wonderful view of the High Falls on the Genesee River which are lit up at night. We took our picture...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Wonderful-Joy
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must-do when visiting Rochester. The museum and shopping is terrific. The view from outside and on the bridge is wonderful. The roof top lounge is wonderful in warmer weather. Beautiful view. We like to sit at the bar and order food. Good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jackiepaddy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing piece of history in Rochester New York. Great restaurant! they serve beer and wine and yummy bar food! This IS a place where you CAN bring kids. This is not a tough guy bar or anything like that. Great spot for some...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Fran63738
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small place next to the brewery. They have a list of beers and decent food. Its small enough inside that there's a note on the tables that They like to limit visits to 2 hours so others can enjoy a meal and drinks. They're not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jayzirn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great view of the Genesee River lower falls. Big fan of the Genesee Red Eye beer. Food is average bar food, but I don’t come here to eat. This is just a great spot to meet friends for a drink with a view.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 161edl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice place to eat and drink. What makes it special is that it provides the best view of High Falls, the 100 ft. waterfalls second only to Niagara Falls in Upstate, NY. In addition there is a "goodies" shop and display...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RocGolfer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must do when in Rochester. A full selection of Genesee beers with a flight tasting room in the basement and a pub on the second floor. Live bands play in the courtyard during the summer - a seat on the second floor terrace with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 140937th
Reviewed 14 November 2018

If you need to wait for a table its great to walk around the gift store and check out the history of the brewery . Great views of the city from the rooftop. The pretzels are the BEST we’ve ever had! Awesome bar

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank michellelI9660FO
Reviewed 9 November 2018

I really enjoyed my sausage platter here. The service was efficient, the food was solid, and the beer is, well, it's Genesee. Definitely a nice, casual place to go in Rochester, with some creative appetizers (beets and cheese, yum!) and a gift shop and beer...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tarmonster1
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The food is great and so is the service....love sitting outside and enjoying the falls and if at night the fireworks from the ballpark!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Natalie V
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10 February 2018|
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Response from A3467NDkimb | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am a customer so I can’t get you the print out you requested. Sorry!
Michael M
28 June 2017|
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Response from Tami C | Reviewed this property |
They serve some wine. But no mixed drinks.
27 May 2017|
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Response from AmyF1965 | Reviewed this property |
They don't offer much for pastas, but don't let deter you away - the place is fabulous as is the food! I would suggest you go to their website and check out the menu
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