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Pelican's Nest Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
566 River St, Rochester, NY 14612-4724
+1 585-663-5910
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good40%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“surf turf” (2 reviews)
“clam chowder” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
566 River St, Rochester, NY 14612-4724
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The food was satisfying... I started with the steamed clams appetizer, moved into the chicken Rockefeller entrée, and finished with the chocolate cake. It was all pretty good, but the real star was the atmosphere. Grab a table on the deck by the river, and...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I both enjoyed our lunch selections. He had the salmon and I had the crab salad wrap. Mine came with fries that were perfectly cooked. It was a nice relaxing atmosphere sitting on the dock.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We had a gift card so we took a chance and ordered dinner from The Pelican's Nest for my husbands and my home dinner and a movie date. My husband had the steak sandwich and french fries and I had the crab cake appetizer and...More

Thank Alicia M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

On a driving trio from Toronto to the Finger Lakes, we stopped here and had lunch on the water. Such a beautiful spot and the food was very good. I had crab cakes and my husband has chicken wings, both were delicious. We sat right...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch on my birthday. We ordered the fried calamari for an appetizer and it was very good. We both ordered the "surf & turf burger" - wow just fantastic! The shrimp was just delicious as was the coleslaw. Burger cooked perfectly (medium)...More

Thank BigDawgMAF
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Always a great time celebrating the success of our sales team. Glad yo see pelicans is open the businesses in the area have been hit hard with all the water damage from recent storms. Food is great keep up the great work

Thank Dawnasmith
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The title pretty much sums things up. Companion decided that we needed a late lunch along the Genesee River, and since it was her birthday, she won. Pelican's Nest has literally been underwater since the idiots at the International Joint Commission decided NOT to lower...More

Thank westlakeroad
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The place is on the water. That's the only thing it has going for it. The staff is rude - especially the bar tenders (male and female) and the food is absolutely terrible. We were there this past weekend and we're told it would be...More

2  Thank Izzy325
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Great Food and Service! Dear friends selected this place to celebrate my upcoming birthday as I had never been here before. I ordered a strawberry salad which was outstanding and my husband ordered a Southwestern Crab Cake Sandwich which he really enjoyed. We both ordered...More

Thank jebsinger
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The one thing that really stood out to me was how friendly our waitress was! Anyway, the scenery and atmosphere were nice. We were there on a sunny, warm, slightly breezy Tuesday for dinner, and it was perfect to sit out on the deck and...More

Thank Lisa S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 566 River St, Rochester, NY 14612-4724
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-663-5910
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