Downtown Rochester Restaurants

Experience the City's Best Dining


Downtown Rochester is home to a variety of restaurants, including the fine dining institution Lord Essex, the Crossings Bistro and Bar, Martini's bar, Grand Grill and the newly opening Salute wine bar and more. Each of these destinations — along with others — is easily accessible from Kahler's centrally located hotels, providing a wealth of options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night dining.

Salute Wine Bar and More

Salute wine bar and more offers guests and locals an authentic taste of Italy, with beautiful wines and delicious fresh appetizers and entrees. Wine tastings and live entertainment as well as a Wine Pairing Dinner every other week.

Crossings Bistro and Bar  -  Patio Seating Now Open!

Crossings Bistro & Bar serves a collection of classic dishes at breakfast, lunch and dinner. From succulent Salmon Dijonaise to fresh grilled Basil Chicken, Crossings has something for every palate.

The Grand Grill

Classic Midwestern comfort foods anchor the menu at the Grand Grill, well-known and beloved by locals and visitors alike. Grilled sandwiches, burgers, and signature entrees are complemented by full wine and beer lists at this restaurant at the Kahler Grand Hotel.

Lord Essex - Currently Closed. Re-opening September 2nd.

Rochester's premier fine dining destination is Lord Essex, an incomparable restaurant complete with medieval flair, hearty entrees and tempting delicacies. The restaurant also boasts a wide selection of fine wines and craft cocktails.

Martini's

Start your evening or end your night in style at Martini's, the best bar in Downtown Rochester. Open daily until 11pm, Martini's serves an array of refreshing cocktails made with fine spirits — along with a stellar food menu — in a vibrant setting.

Starbucks - Adjusted Summer Hours!

Conveniently located in the lobby of the Kahler Grand Hotel, Starbucks serves oven-warmed food and all of the signature coffee drinks for which the chain is famous.