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“Great place and great food”
Review of Penny Black

Penny Black
Ranked #18 of 93 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$14 - US$30
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Walnut St.
Description: Housed within the original Rochester Post Office, Penny Black offers up a unique experience. The all scratch menu includes favorites such as house smoked bbq, blackened catfish, jambalaya, shrimp fajitas, fried pickles and hand cut sweet potato fries. Come out to enjoy our great selection of craft beer, unique drinks, and live entertainment.
Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

This place has a Great atmosphere and great staff. Their food is great and there is a bice selection to choose from. They have great beers on tap as well and an outdide patio. You can't go wrong at Penny Black

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Thank Kyoung1
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Reviewed 20 July 2013

We've been to this place several times and have always been happy. The service is friendly and well-versed. The craft beer options are excellent. The barbecue items are very good. Clean, great location, family friendly, but also fun for couples. This location has changed hands many times over the years - hope this one remains!

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Thank OriginalFrau
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Reviewed 15 July 2013

I am a very tough customer but I have to say that this place had excellent food, great service, great beers, great everything. I LOVE this place and will definitely go here again. Could not be more pleased. Server had a great attitude and great smile. If you are in the area, you really need to stop in. So good!!!!

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Thank northvillelady
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Reviewed 5 July 2013

This is our first experience at Penny Black, but our friends have been a few times. We will go back. IWe went because it was one of the few places open in the city on July 4th. They have a nice menu of casual dining items - steaks, tacos, sandwiches and salads.
I am very picky about fish and chips dish because I ate the authentic thing in San Francisco on the wharf. They managed to make it almost perfectly (sans the salt water smell), and almost as importantly they had malt vinegar. My husband had a good chicken sandwich and so did one of our friends. All servings were ample but not over loaded. The waitress took my slight ribbing well and did a nice job of serving us fast and remembering who was who. It is obviously a popular place among the locals. They serve beer and wine but we did not look at that menu. We ate outside on the patio that has an attractive iron wrought fence around it.
Warning: if you have trouble climbing stairs you might want to skip this place. I saw no handicap accessible (for someone in a wheelchair) entrance. The stairs were a bit steep, though two of us walk with canes and we managed it gingerly.

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Thank Margo Z
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Reviewed 8 June 2013 via mobile

This place has a Great atmosphere to hang and have a beer or drink. They have great staff and great food. They also have a great patio area. You can't go wrong at Penny Black

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Thank Kyoung1
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