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3 of 5 bubbles Review of Steel River BBQ Bar & Grill - CLOSED

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Steel River BBQ Bar & Grill
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Dinner
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner
Rochester, NY
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308 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Not a fan”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

The service was good, Atmosphere was ok, Food was great. Not a real good vibe for me.Tucked away on River Street and could be a good find for the location. Won't go back.

Visited August 2013
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English first
Rochester, New York
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“You'll be Pleasantly Surprised!”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

You know those little "hole in the wall" or "diamond in the rough" kind of places? Steel River is one of or little best kept secrets that we often go to. Often times local small bar / restaurant establishments fly under the radar since they are not your typical chain restaurant. Tucked away along River Street in Charlotte near the pier Steel River has a VERY good menu selection at reasonable prices. My wife and I have had numerous items on the menu and have never been dissatisfied with any. Here is a list of a few of our favorite dishes:
* Broiled Haddock Casino
* Steel River Smokes Sausage Sautee
* Chicken French
If you're a BBQ lover there are plenty of options:
Ribs, Chicken, Pork, Turkey Brisket....

Here's the link to their website: http://www.steelriverbarandgrill.com/
Here's a link to their menu: http://www.steelriverbarandgrill.com/steelmenuspdf03.16.13.pdf

Also depending on the night of the week they offer local musical entertainment which is very nice as well. They also have a back deck if you like the outdoor atmosphere. After dinner take a nice stroll along the Genesee River and patronize some of the other local bars in the area.

Enjoy !!!

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank ripkengamers
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Pittsford, New York
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Smoked Wings!”
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Heard about this place on a local radio station and decided to try it out. Servers were very friendly and accommodating, as was the owner. Nice selection on the menu. Server recommended the smoked wings appetizer - wow! Sauce served on the side was amazing! My husband and I both had ribs. We sat outside on the patio. Very nice evening! We will return for more wings!

  • Visited August 2013
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3 Thank LMaria65
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“My new favorite go-to restaurant and bar in Charlotte !”
Reviewed 7 May 2013 via mobile

Since the week they opened, my husband and I were impressed with the food selection. The BBQ is very tasty but there are also less high calorie options. They have salad options and their appitizer selection can easily be a small meal. They have Saturday night drink specials with a very friendly staff. The deck out back will be perfect for this summer ! If they don't have it on the menu, just ask, they may be able to do your request !

  • Visited May 2013
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3 Thank MickyMary
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