Genesee Brew House, Rochester

4.6
#2 of 9 in Breweries in Rochester
Once a century-old packaging center, the Genesee Brew House has transformed the 9,200 square-foot space into a beer destination, featuring interactive exhibits, multimedia content, gift shop, pilot brewery and pub-style restaurant
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  • The brewery tour was closed but the shop tour was still very interesting. We are from the NY area so it was great to return and learn about the history. The food was great at the roof top restaurant w...  more »
  • This was my 2nd trip here. Having grown up in Western NY, I am well aquinted with their products. The restaurant is well done with a a great menu and exceptionally fast service.  more »
  • Great place to visit. Good place for lunch, food pretty good, but many choices of beer. Nice gift shop and take a beer tour. Great parking across the street.  more »
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  • Great customer service every time I've been there. If it's summer time and you're eating there, do yourself a favor and sit on the roof to look over the falls. Amazing view. We had a party of six with no reservation and the restaurant was CROWDED. They were telling others it was going to be a 45-60 minute wait, but gave us a buzzer and we were seated within 5 minutes. Maybe we just got lucky, but it worked out very well. Server was very knowledgeable, efficient, and personable. I'll definitely be back again!
  • LOVE THIS PLACE. They have great merchandise, beer, and location! I love during the summer time you can go up on the rooftop and see the falls. I have not personally sat down and ate at this location as I tend to head right to the Tasting Room. You can get a flight of their house made beers for $4!! What's even better is the money from the tasting room goes right to charity. It's been my favorite way to volunteer ;) The atmosphere is fun and the staff is great! The prices for Growler gift backs are also very reasonable and make great gifts. After finishing our samples we typical go for a walk on the bridge that crosses the Genesse River. A definite must stop for tourism! Can't say enough great things about the beer, atmosphere, and location of this place!
  • Really fun place to spend a couple of hours either doing beer tastings, shopping or grabbing a meal. Great food, great beer, cool vibe. Loved it.
  • Great place. The Cuban sandwich was the best I have had and I have had a lot. You must try the pretzels and get 2 sauces minimum. Well just get 2 orders with extra sauces and you will have it all covered. Also don't miss the view from the balcony. You can see all of the city scape and the falls. It is amazing. At Christmas they have a "keg" tree all light up the is very cool and at night you falls is light also and looks fantastic. It is not a place to miss if you are visiting
  • Delightful. Buffalo native, visiting from out of town. Tried a flight while waiting for our table; ordered a growler of the dark chocolate Scotch ale. The food is astounding. Shepherd's pie -- just like they make it in the UK!
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