From our city’s rich history to the plethora of activities, businesses, and dining options, there’s plenty of things to do in Rochester before you attend one of our performances!
280 E Broad St #100 · In Tower280
$$$ · Italian
Relaxed Italian restaurant serving pizza, classic mains & cocktails in a contemporary space.
155 E Main St – in the Hilton Garden Inn Rochester Downtown
$$ · American
American comfort foods & bar classics in a relaxed hotel dining room with beer & local spirits.
East End Tavern
37 Charlotte St
$ – American
Casual, contemporary tavern featuring pub fare & cocktails, plus weekly live music & sports on TV.
Max of Eastman Place
25 Gibbs St
$$$ · Fine Dining
Upscale, seasonal American cuisine served in classy surrounds with a lounge & atrium.
Pane Vino on the River
175 N Water St
$$$ · Italian
Italian fare served in a quaint eatery with a fireplace, tree-topped courtyard & weekly live music.
24 Winthrop St
$$ · Wine Bar
Haute restaurant serving California wine country-inspired fare & wine in a sleek, roomy environment.
130 East Ave
$ · Pizza
Easygoing pizzeria with limited sidewalk seating spotlighting New York–style pies & stromboli.
Tournedos at the Inn on Broadway
26 Broadway · in the Inn On Broadway
$$$ · Steak
Elegant steakhouse serving dry-aged beef & over 500 wines plus a plush lounge with a mahogany bar.
120 East Ave
$$ · Brewpub
A creative blend of Bavarian & American eats with 2 dozen tap beers in a tavern setting & courtyard.
Veneto Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta
318 East Ave
$$ · Italian
Classic Italian entrees, wood-fired pizzas, beer & wine are served in a stylish brick-walled space.
Hyatt Regency Rochester
125 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14604
Overlooking the Genesee River, this modern, upscale hotel is a 15-minute walk from The National Museum of Play and 2 miles from the East Avenue Historic District.
Hilton Garden Inn Rochester Downtown
155 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14604
A short walk from Kodak Hall, this relaxed hotel in a 1920s building with a central arboretum is next to the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center and 7 miles from Rochester Airport.
Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown
70 State St, Rochester, NY 14614
Off Interstate 490 and on the banks of the Genesee River, this relaxed hotel is a 10-minute walk from Kodak Hall. It’s also 8 miles from Rochester International Airport.
Courtyard by Marriott Rochester Downtown
390 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607
Situated on East Avenue, the Courtyard Rochester Downtown is designed with modern amenities while still representing the area’s historic past.
Inn On Broadway
26 Broadway, Rochester, NY 14607
This elegant boutique hotel in a landmark 1929 building is just a block and a half from Kodak Hall. Rooms are furnished in a refined, traditional style, and have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms add gas fireplaces, hardwood floors, and whirlpool or soaking tubs.
The Strathallan Rochester Hotel & Spa
550 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607
Phone: (585) 461-5010
A 3-minute drive from Interstate 490, this modern hotel is an 8-minute walk from the downtown area and Kodak Hall. Flat-screen TVs, desks, minifridges, microwaves and free WiFi are offered in each room, as well as contemporary decor and custom-designed beds. There’s an on-site grill restaurant and lounge, an indoor pool and a fitness center.