Comfort Inn West
1501 W. Ridge Rd.
Rochester, NY 14615
Phone: (585) 621-5700
Fax: (585) 621-8446
Bars & Cafes
Located in Irondequoit, Atlas Eats is a charming little joint that essentially serves breakfast and lunch. Boasting of an extensive list of baked goodies such as golden-brown French baguettes, focaccia and other melt-in-the-mouth miracles, the bakery sees throngs queuing up. Atlas also serves traditional and contemporary sweet treats like brownies, shortbreads and lamingtons, to name a few. The 18-seat restaurant is almost always busy, which is why reservations are highly recommended.
Located in Rochester, the Water Street Music Hall is one of the premier music venues in the state. Awarded the “Best Live Music Club” and “Best Live Entertainment Venue” by the Rochester, NY Democrat and Chronicle's People's Choice Awards in 2002, 2003 and 2006, this venue is quite popular. Celebrities have been spotted here and star performers have entertained audiences with dazzling gigs. The Water Street Music Hall also has one of the longest bars in the city; it stretches the full length of the room so there's plenty of room for those looking for premium drinks and cocktails. There is even a balcony area where you can relax and enjoy the entertainment.
The menu at Tavern 58 features steaks, seafood, and more, all prepared in an innovative style. The atmosphere on the patio is rustic with warm accents, so dine here if you can and enjoy great lighting and lattice porch covering. The appetizers on the menu vespan several cuisines, featuring black bean quesadillas, vegetable spring rolls, and calamari. Enjoy your meal with a custom martini from the bar. Choose from a Chocotini, Pickletini, Triple Espresso Martini, and more.
The philosophy of Java's Café is straightforward - serve unpretentious tea and coffee in a relaxed and laid-back environment - and has remained unchanged over the years since its inception in 1992. With a variety of flavored beverages and confectioneries on offer, Java caters to the vegan and health-conscious as well. They pride themselves on their simplicity and their insistence on quality is evident in their selection of pure and unadulterated ingredients. It's a great place for relaxation, conversation and inspiration.
Located in the heart of the city, the Victoire Belgian Beer is one of the popular bars in Rochester. They have on offer an array of bottled beer as well as drafts from domestic as well as international labels. Enjoy a chilled one out in their garden on picnic tables that create a laid-back ambiance. Soak that up with bistro classics like appetizers, sandwiches and salads.
This neighborhood bar has been around for over 30 years and is now sporting a refurbished look under the new management. Richmond’s Tavern with its exposed bricks and dim lighting is a cozy watering hole offering affordable drinks and tasty bar bites. It is also known for its delish chicken wings that is a crowd pleaser. Richmond's regularly hosts live gigs by local musicians, karaoke nights and more to keep you entertained.
It is hard to decide what to do first at Rochester Taproom: play a round of pool or darts, choose from the extensive menu of beverages or unwind at the patio beside the gently-flowing river. Its menu, no doubt, attracts beer, wine and spirit connoisseurs; however this sports bar is equally popular for its television screens that broadcast World Cups and other events. Try your hand at vintage arcade games and pinball, then sip an absinthe or an exotic dessert wine. Relish classic Chicken Wings, accompanied by Smooth Ambler Barrel Aged Gin or a Genesee Cream Ale obtained from a local Rochester brewery. The endless entertainment and beverage options has helped this bar build up a loyal set of clientele.
What began as a home brewing experience for two economics students in 2008 went on to become a full-fledged brewing operation in 2011. With the already surging popularity of local breweries, locals lapped up the offering with great zeal, making it a popular haunt. Offering a range awesome handcrafted beers, the brewery doubles up as a tap room between Mondays and Saturdays. Private group tours are available for interested parties. They also have Trivia and Theme Nights, check out their website for more details.
This downtown Rochester establishment brings the Irish pub culture to town. Murphy's Law, with its wooden accents and dim lights, has a warm and cozy ambiance. With over 100 beers from all across the global and an extensive scotch selection, there will be no dearth for choice. Savor classics from the Emerald Isle like their Murphy's Chicken Wings, Irish Potato Skins, Murphy's Shepherd Pie and Irish Chicken Caesar. You can also catch all the major sporting events on their many televisions.
MacGregor's Grill and Tap Room will put a smile on any beer aficionado's face. Featuring an impressive list of regional and international brews including vintage ones, it is a must visit for anyone who has a penchant for this drink. Taste the different blends, textures and flavors and learn the difference from an ale to a cider and porters. The Bass is a globally-acclaimed English ale, with a deep nutty zest to it, while the Magic Hat will keep you guessing its contents. Complement your drinks with their Tremendous Fries, The Honey Bee, Panini Cubano, Blackened Chicken and Pulled Pork Po' Boy.
Situated in what used to be the town sheriff's house, The Owl House is a casual place to dine in after a long day at work. The menu features American dishes like sandwiches, soups, salads and classic bar food. Choose from an array of small plates options to be shared with your group of friends. The Owl House is dedicated to having good food for people of all dietary beliefs, so there are a wide selection of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.There are about twenty different bottled beers and twelve draught beers, coffee for your caffeine boost, and artisan wines for the wine lovers. The service is amiable. Reservations can be made online.
The Daily Refresher is a popular destination for those searching for craft cocktails in Rochester. Often attracting the hipster crowd, this trendy gastro-lounge offers beer and wine in addition to its flavorful original concoctions. There are a number of bars to choose from and a food truck out back serving burgers and fries.