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Panzari's Italian Bistro

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321 Exchange Blvd, Rochester, NY 14608-2708
+1 585-546-7990
16:30 - 21:00
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Rochester, New York, United States
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Food is delicious and the wait staff is great! The atmosphere is very warm and cozy. The only reason I don't give this place 5 stars is because the prices are a little on the high side for me.

Thank Amy S
Rochester, NY
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We have discovered a gem. Quaint, excellent service and great food. The current menu is majority Italian. We will return to taste the mentioned new menu.

Thank patmcmike
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

My wife and I were in the City for medical appointment and after my wife getting a great report we went to Panzari's to have lunch and give thanks for the good news. The server was " Nikki" and she was very friendly and efficient with the service. We had a panni and a pizza and they both were very... More 

Thank Allyn
Rochester, New York
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We decided on trying to have dinner at Panzari's after we left GEVA this past Saturday night. I said decided, since we did not have reservations. Fortunately for us the staff were very receptive and showed us to a table. BOTH the service and food were excellent. Nicky, our waitress, could not have been more accommodating and, as stated earlier,... More 

Thank Ralph M T
Rochester, New York
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is a very cozy spot to meet up with friends for lunch. We were there a couple of weeks ago and had a wonderful time. Service was attentive and the food was good - cold food was cold and hot food was served hot!. I usually order the caesar salad with the grilled chicken on top and as usual... More 

Thank RochesterFoodie
Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2015

My first and only visit, very bad service, waited 25 minutes for water, should have left then. After waiting over 1 hour and 10 minutes for our food we had to flag down the waitress, and she told us that they were busy and acted like we came at the wrong time. We had reservations at 6 pm and needed... More 

Thank Sharon M M
Yucaipa, CA
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180 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

The food tastes great, let's make sure that does not get lost. When back East, I try to eat at Italian restaurants because there seems to be a great one on every corner! Panzari's certainly fits that bill! In this case, the corner lies on one side of a row of stores at the heart of the uber-trendy Corn Hill... More 

Thank Dan_Yucaipa_CA
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, food was wonderful, my wife's pasta was slightly undercooked, but I like it that way, nice environment, wonderful smells, would stop in again with no hesitation. I didn't give them five stars because I reserve that for "THE" meal. 4 Stars.

1 Thank Eric D
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

If you asked my for my favorite restaurant in Rochester, this would be my choice. The food here is great, the portions way too big, the atmosphere perfect and the prices very reasonable. What else could you possibly ask for. Plus, it's only a mile from my house. I'm an Inner City guy and this is an Inner City restaurant... More 

Thank Gary M
Welland, Canada
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Fantastic! 14 adults and kids ate here and each and everyone loved their food. Great value and fantastic flavones. We will definitely be back.

2 Thank Jan C

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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
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Exchange Blvd, Rochester, NY 14608-2708
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-546-7990

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