The Best Appetizer Deals in Rochester

Below are your options for going out for a deal on appetizers. Enjoy!



1750 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14610 – (585) 452-8780

Best Day: Monday for $1 oysters and $6 prosecco
Menu Highlights: Margherita pizza, gnocchi alla melanzana and calamari fritti. Excellent wine selection.
Features: Private dining options and house-made pasta special for dinner on Thursdays.


2541 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618 – 585) 270-5229

Best Day: Tuesday through Friday for $5 sushi rolls from 5pm – 6:30pm.
Menu Highlights: Octopus, Reuben sliders and homemade pastas.
Features: Happy hour Tuesday through Friday from 5pm – 6:30pm, excellent private dining room and outdoor seating.


3500 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14618 – (585) 267-7031

Best Day: Thursday for $8 flat breads and $8 wings.
Menu Highlights: Salads, grilled flat breads and signature sandwiches.
Features: Outdoor patio and great place to watch a game with several big screen televisions.


315 Gregory St, Rochester, NY 14620 – (585) 563-6241

Best Day: Tuesday for $3 tacos -OR- Wednesday for $1 off wings.
Menu Highlights: Korean chicken wings, pork belly buns, and ramen bowls. For drinks they have a good craft beer selection on tap.
Features: Lounge area with a fireplace, pool table, Thursday trivia night and live music on the weekends.


384 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607 – (585) 222-2489

Best Day: Wednesday for half off egg plant stack appetizer.
Menu Highlights: Pork chop, chicken cutlets, egg plant stack and wood fired pizza.
Features: Outdoor seating with great view of East Avenue, private dining options and fireplace in side room.


80 N. Main St, Fairport, NY 14450 – (585) 678-4013

Best Day: Everyday from 4:30pm to 6:30pm with two for one on select apps.
Menu Highlights: Wood fired pizzas with the Church Street and the Main Street being most popular. Extensive wine list.
Features: Happy hour everyday from 4:30pm to 6:30pm with two for one on select wine, beer, cocktails and apps.


50 Rochester Public Market, Rochester, NY 14609 – (585) 563-7941

Best Day: Every day they have $6 bar snacks until 7pm.
Menu Highlights: Banh mi, boudin blanc and bone marrow toast. Excellent cocktail selection.
Features: Outdoor dining.


704 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607 – (585) 271-4910

Best Day: Tuesday for half priced appetizers at bar -OR- Wednesday for $1 jumbo shrimp.
Menu Highlights: Truffle tots, steak and pierogi dinner.
Features: Happy hour specials and outdoor dining on the side walk of University Ave.


41 N Main St, Pittsford, NY 14534 – (585) 419-3032

Best Day: Monday for $1 oysters.
Menu Highlights: Duck meatballs, bison sliders and Erie Grill salad. Bar specializes in craft cocktails.
Features: View of the Erie Canal, connected to the Del Monte Inn and happy hour specials everyday from 4pm – 7pm with $4 draught beer, $5 select wine by the glass and $6 select cocktails.


30 Celebration Dr, Rochester, NY 14620 – (585) 445-5770

Best Day: Monday for $6 meatball -OR- Everyday from 4 – 6pm with $10 for 2 small plates .
Menu Highlights: Spicy meatball, linguini and clams, chicken cutlet and gnocchi. Remarkable wine selection.
Features: Happy hour specials, outdoor seating and part of College Town.


274 Goodman St N, Rochester, NY 14607
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Best Day: Tuesday for $1 oyster night.
Menu Highlights: Oysters, duck fat frites, calamari and traditional poutine. Cocktail focused bar area.
Features: Happy hour specials from 4pm – 6pm and outdoor patio in the courtyard of the Village Gate.


3001 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618 – (585) 348-9103

Best Day: Thursday for $6 apps at the bar.
Menu Highlights: Chicken French, lobster mac-n-cheese and homemade gnocchi. Wide selection of craft cocktails.
Features: Private dining option, remarkable outdoor patio, Scofflaw prohibition style bar in the basement and happy hour Monday through Saturday from 4 – 7pm.


3220 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618 – (585) 249-4575

Best Day: Tuesday for $1 oysters from 4 – 7pm at bar -OR- Monday through Friday for $6 select sushi rolls at the bar.
Menu Highlights: Sushi, filet of beef, and salads. For drinks they have a creative cocktail menu.
Features: Outdoor seating, several private dining options like the test kitchen and happy hour specials 4 pm – 7 pm on Monday through Saturday at the bar.


282 Alexander St, Rochester, NY 14607 – (585) 287-6933

Best Day: Wednesday for 2 for 1 tapas featuring tequila flights and bottled wine specials.
Menu Highlights: Paella, tacos and chips/salsa. Excellent place for a cocktail like the Lil Pip or Local Celebrity.
Features: Outdoor seating, private dining options, fireplace, 30 minute In and Out lunch special and happy hour on weekdays from 4pm – 7pm featuring $3 & $5 Tapas plates, $3 pints and $7 margaritas.


21 Richmond St, Rochester, NY 14607 – (585) 270-8570

Best Day: Monday for 50 cent wings -OR- Wednesday for $6 boneless wings.
Menu Highlights: Chicken wings with numerous sauce options and their classic cheeseburger.
Features: Roof deck dining with view of the city and trivia on Tuesdays.


688 Park Ave, Rochester, NY 14607 – (585) 461-2960

Best Day: Wednesday for $1 oysters.
Menu Highlights: Frites, croque madame, bouillabaisse, salmon and creme burlee desert. Great place for cocktails with a creative menu of drinks including absinth.
Features: Outdoor dining on the side walk of Park Avenue.


177 Saint Paul St, Rochester, NY 14604 – (585) 262-2090

Best Day: Friday for free appetizers at the bar.
Menu Highlights: Fried calamari, flattened gnocchi and chicken egg rolls. Extensive martini list and a delicious sangria recipe.
Features: Happy hour specials, free appetizers on Fridays at the bar and outdoor seating on the back patio.


120 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14604 – (585) 325-3663

Best Day: Monday for $10 mussels and frites -OR- Everyday for half priced appetizers from 2pm – 5pm.
Menu Highlights: Duck wings, mussels, and Belgian grilled cheese. Remarkable selection of Belgian beers on tap.
Features: Private dining options and outdoor beer garden with a fireplace.


330 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14604
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Best Day: Tuesday for $9.99 all you can eat tacos.
Menu Highlights: Wall street burger, prime rib panini, steak fajita sandwich and Friday fish fry.
Features: Excellent TV set up and happy hour from 3pm – 7pm with $3 wells, $3.50 drafts and $3.50 house wine.


284 Exchange Blvd, Rochester, NY 14608
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Best Day: Everyday happy hour from 3pm – 7pm with half price social plates.
Menu Highlights: Flank steak and truffle mac & cheese.
Features: Outdoor dining next to the Genesee River with perfect view of the city and every day happy hour from 3pm – 7pm with $1 off drinks and half price social plates.