Rochester has many beautiful neighborhoods to explore. Take time to walk down the avenues and take in the architecture. Each area has a style of its own. From Restaurants, Bistros, Cafes and Coffee Shops you will find a variety of food and drinks to enjoy. Explore the Boutiques, Galleries, Museums and Shops.
Park Ave is a great neighborhood to walk and explore restaurants, bars, coffee shops, retail and salons in Rochester. Several landmarks including the George Eastman House, RMSC-Rochester Museum and Science Center and MAG-Memorial Art Gallery are within easy walking distance. Each season brings more to explore. Spring: On Oxford Street, the Magnolias are in Bloom. Summer: The Park Ave Festival is August 6 and 7, 2022. Fall: grab a coffee and see the beautiful Fall foliage. Winter: A festive atmosphere for holiday shopping.
SHOPS and RESTAURANTS:
BONES DOG BAKERY BLU WOLF BISTRO
F. OLIVER’S CHESTER CAB PIZZA
JEMBETAT GALLERY DORADO
HEMP IT UP GLEN EDITH COFFEE
MANSAWEAR UNIQUELY YOU HALF-PINT BEER PUB
PARKLEIGH ROAM CAFE
PARKLEIGH MACKENZIE-CHILDS ROUX
RAMON SANTIAGO & FRANK ARGENTO THE FROG POND
STEVER’S CANDIES THE HIDEAWAY
STATEMENT THE RED FERN
East Avenue Historic District is a national historic district. The district consists of some 700 notable 19th and 20th Century structures containing Homes, Churches, and Museums. Including the Hiram W. Sibley House, Edward E. Boynton House, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Culver House, and the Strong-Todd House. East Avenue is exquisite and beautiful to walk along viewing the architecture. Take a tour of the George Eastman House and Gardens. The RMSC Rochester Museum and Science Center and Strasenburgh Planetarium are popular to explore.
NOTA (Neighborhood of the Arts):
University Avenue hosts the NOTA Neighborhood of the Arts. The NOTA Neighborhood Association’s Mission is that the Neighborhood association brings people together to appreciate NOTA’s cultural, civic, artistic, and entrepreneurial character. Events are posted on their website.
ATTRACTIONS and RESTAURANTS:
ANDERSON ALLEY ART COOPERATIVE FIAMMA CENTRO
ARTWALK JUST JUICE 4 LIFE
FLATIRON BUILDING NOSH
IMAGE CITY PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY OLD PUEBLO GRILL
MEMORIAL ART GALLERY POLIZZI’S
ROCHESTER BRAINERY SALENA’S MEXICAN
THE LUCKY FLEA MARKET SCRATCH BAKESHOP
VILLAGE GATE SQUARE THE GATE HOUSE
WRITERS AND BOOKS THREE HEADS BREWING
Upper Monroe, Swillburg, Pearl-Meigs-Monroe, Beechwood, Ellwanger-Barry