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Steve T's Hots & Potatoes

2260 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14606-5724
+1 585-429-6388
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“garbage plate” (29 reviews)
“home fries” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Fast food
2260 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14606-5724
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for the second best garbage plate around this is a great stop. I’m from Rochester and loyalty always goes to Nick Tahoes. But if you’re on the west side this is a great stop for a late night greasy treat.

Thank meatballs8
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Went specifically for the garbage plate (hots and potatos). There was no wait on a Saturday night, so we were in and out with our takeout order. Comes with two split grilled natural casing hotdogs (you can tell by the snap), country potato's and your...More

Thank queendork76
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Love the hot dogs! I also love the Garbage Plate! The cook knows exactly how to prepare my food without having to ask.

Thank Caledoniack
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

A fun and friendly place to eat! I've been told the home of the Garbage plate. Call it what you want but it's great! They use my favorite Zweigels Hot dogs. The beef fresh and cooked thoroughly. I can't wait to return!

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was one of our specific stops on our trip to Rochester to have a Garbage Plate. It is your choice of meats with sides of french fries, macaroni salad, baked beans and other stuff all in one pile with a great meat sauce on...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The prices have gone up over the years, but the size of a to go plate feels like 5 lbs of food is in it. Always hits the spot

Thank joecole317
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Food is tasty and hot. Nothing fancy here. Reasonable prices and large portions. Definitely a favorite in Rochester

1  Thank HR218guy
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you are expecting fine dining this is not the place to go. What this is is a burger joint that represents who Rochester is. It's a little dirty; a little rough around the edges; but it has CHARACTER! The Garbage Plate is who Rochester...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Best experienced late at night, Steve T (Formerly a "Nick Tahou Hots" location) is a Rochester staple and serves one of the best plates out there. For the uninitiated, the standard plate is a layer of Home Fries and Macaroni salad, 2 cheeseburgers or Hot...More

1  Thank Nathan M
Reviewed 20 October 2016

To most Rochestarians, this is the place for the classic plate. If you dont feel like driving downtown for the first place a garbage plate was served, go here. It's the exact same product, started by the same family.

1  Thank roxyroxy70
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2260 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14606-5724 (Formerly Nick Tahou Hots II)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-429-6388
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