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Windjammers

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4695 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612-2167
+1 585-663-9691
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14:00 - 02:00
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Sun 13:00 - 02:00
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5 reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This place has the best wings I have ever had!!! These are definitely a must try!!!! You will not be disappointed! The owner is friendly as well as his staff. The only downfall is there isn't air conditioning in the summer which makes it hard to sit inside and it is usually packed so get there early for outside seating!

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Thank Michele C
Rochester, New York
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180 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

we have been toying with going here for a long time, but the stars aligned last thursday :) we ordered both the harbor burger and 20 wings (garlic pepper and harbor dry rub) because we knew the reputation and wanted to share. I know I have never seen such a giant burger, and it was delicious! Even a half of... More 

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Thank Sharon R
Rochester, New York
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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Parking is street side or lot across the street, located at the end of Lake Ave where it meets the merging of Lake Ontario and the Genesee River. Weather depending, a walk on the pier and Boardwalk is a nice way to work off lunch/dinner! We arrived around 2-3 in the afternoon. Walking into Windjammer's, we noticed only a couple... More 

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Thank Becky C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick bite before the dinner rush started. Ended up there with a bad service and staff that looked very disjointed. Food was very dead when it got to use. No attention paid to us throughout the whole service. Could see the attitudes between employees towards each other. Waitress did not know flavors on menu nor... More 

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Thank Tim D
Wilton Manors, Florida
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168 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

About 10 days ago, we were in the mood for some good ol' bar food so we walked to Windjammers. If I ever want a hamburger or wings again, I will go nowhere else in all of Rochester. First, you have the option of paying less if you just want a hamburger without a side. Secondly, there are no hamburgers... More 

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Thank valerie115
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127 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

OK...so this place will never win an award for cleanliness (cobwebs & dust everywhere, especially in the ceiling area & on speakers) but DAMN..the wings were awesome! Try the cinnamon chipotle & sweet canadian..delish! Will def. do a take out order soon!

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Thank Elwayfanatic
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Visiting Rochester from California and was planning on driving to Buffalo for some wings (Duffs). Someone suggested trying Windjammers. Nice variety of different sauces and rubs. Did try the hot buffalo, not traditional but less of different spices. Just a heads up, their hot varieties are not very hot at all - maybe a medium. Will go again next time... More 

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Thank StuStuff
Rochester, New York
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121 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Went to Windjammers for my first time for a birthday party. I had heard they had great wings so I was eager to see for myself. They had an assortment of appetizers at the party. I was not disappointed! The food was great! Can't wait to go back again.

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Thank OP-Critic
Rochester, New York
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74 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Windjammers is located on Lake Avenue next door to Mr, Dominic's Italian Restaurant in Charlotte. Whereas Mr. D's has the air of a somewhat upscale Italian dining establishment, Windjammers is the epitome of local pub, having a fairly large bar and an ample selection of cold beer ( bottles only, no drafts)...and a modest 7 seating locations (3 booths, 2... More 

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Thank chinajack88
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Nice bar,nice atmosphere. To small a kitchen to support the menu. Less is more! Stick to the wings and burgers, you do a good job on the taters too! Soup is good too! Definitely need a front end host.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 02:00
Monday
14:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 02:00
Thursday
14:00 - 02:00
Friday
14:00 - 02:00
Saturday
14:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4695 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612-2167
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-663-9691

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