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“Rochester Gem”
Review of Pescara

Pescara
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Ranked #5 of 305 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$36
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 2nd St SW and Broadway
Transit: We are located 2 blocks away from the Rochester City Bus Depot.
Description: Pescara invites those with an appetite for fresh, forward food to share small plates, savor fine wine and enjoy selections from sea and land. Located in the newly renovated DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Rochester, it"s the perfect place to gather for business lunches, pre-theater appetizers or romantic dinners.
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Four of us had an outstanding meal July 17th. Darren was our server - very fun, knowledgeable and attentive. The MOD was seen many times doing table touches. We had the caesar salads, Crab Louis, calamari, walleye and scallop dish. The standout was the scallops. Very rich and great sauce. The bread was spot on and a great way to soak up all the extra sauce. The portions are not huge, but the depth of flavor and richness of the dishes made them the perfect size. I thought the prices were in line with the meal.

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Thank Jodi S
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

So having had a couple good lunches at Pescara in the past, we tried dinner this trip. Had a beautiful chunk of halibut in a lovely lemon buerre sauce. It came with bread, but we needed to order salad and vegetables ala carte. The fish was just a tad overcooked, but the sauce made up for it. A mojito before dinner was a mistake......overly sweet, no fiz.....had to keep adding lime to cut the sweetness. Service was excellent, atmosphere was lovely. I'd still stand by my earlier review of the restaurant with a disclaimer about price. Dinners are not nearly as reasonably priced as lunches and the difference is greater than in most restaurants.

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Thank Knitterforallseasons
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

Surly porter, shrimp fra diablo over wild rice with a salad was very good. Fruits of the sea with pancetta was very good. Brussels sprouts were excellent. Dined here two evenings. Service and staff were excellent.

Thank goletagone
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

I've been to Pescara for dinner, and it was very good, but when I had brunch there recently, I just had to write a review! The buffet is quality rather than quantity with quiche, shrimp pasta, gouda home fries, even lobster bisque, but I really loved the items you can order from the kitchen, which are perfect portions. We tried a bunch of items, and the standouts were the oatmeal pancakes and the biscuits and gravy. A mimosa is included and the service was great. For about $20, it's a steal!

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Thank karisma78
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

We have eaten here both for lunch and dinner and the service and quality of the food was exceptional. The only complaint would be that the dinner service was nearly $200 and we each only had a glass of wine. For special occasions, though it is probably worth it.

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Thank grant m
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