Previous Rochester Rocs Nominees

Secret Coffee Location
Java's Cafe (Rochester)
Joe Bean Coffee Roasters (Rochester)
Leaf and Bean Coffee Company (Chili)
Cafe Macchiato (Spencerport)

Distinctive Diner
Highland Park Diner (Rochester)
James Brown's Place (Rochester)
Jay's Diner (Henrietta)
Jim's Restaurant/Jim's Restaurant Too (Rochester)
Peppermill Restaurant (Rochester)

Unique Family Fun Spot
Seabreeze (Irondequoit)
Bounce-It-Out (Pittsford)
Charcoal Corral and Silver Lake Drive-In (Perry)
Mendon Ponds Park | Wild Wings
Long Acre Farms (Macedon)

Best Sub
Dibella's Old Fashioned Submarines
Rubino's Italian Food (East Ridge Road)
Leo's Bakery and Deli (Despatch Drive)
Amiels Original Submarines

Best Mini-Golf
Charcoal Corral (Perry)
Parkside Whispering Pines (Irondequoit)
Minnehans Fun Center (Lakeville)
Clubhouse Fun Center (Henrietta)
Adventure Landing (Greece)
Sportsworks Family Fun Park (Macedon)

Best Outdoor Patio Spot
Pelican's Nest Restaurant
Marge's Lakeside Inn
Hedges Restaurant
Victoire Belgian Beer Bar
Char at the Strathallan

Best Burger
Five Guys
Bill Gray's
Tom Wahl's

Best Ice Cream Shop
Lugia's Ice Cream & Charbroil
Abbott's Frozen Custard
Papa Jack's Grill and Ice Cream
Netsin's Ice Cream
Shark's Ice Cream

Best Public Golf Course
Mill Creek Golf Club
Eagle Vale
Ravenwood Golf Club
Buttonwood Golf Course
Braemar Country Club

Best Chicken Wings
O'Callaghan's Pub
Jeremiah's Tavern
L & M Lanes

Best Family Fun Farm
Green Acre Farms (Greece)
Wickham Farms (Penfield)
Pick'n Patch (Stanley)
Stokoe Farms (Scottsville)

Best Local Bottle of Wine
Anthony Road Wine Company's Tony's Red
Heron Hill Winery's Eclipse Red
Hunt Country Vineyard's Cabernet Franc
Billsboro Winery's Riesling
Casa Larga's Lilac Hill

Best Barbecue
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (Rochester)
Sticky Lips Pit BBQ (Rochester)
Bad to the Bone BBQ (Williamson)
Texas Bar-B-Q Joint (Spencerport)
Good Smoke BBQ Co. (East Rochester)

Best Pizza
Mark's Pizzeria
Chester Cab
Pontillo's (Bushnells Basin)
Carbone's Pizzeria
The Pizza Stop
Salvatore's Old Fashioned Pizzeria

Best Local Brew
Rohrbach Brewing Company's Scotch Ale
Genesee Brewing Company's Genny Light
Naked Dove Brewing Company's Porter
Three Heads Brewing's The Kind
CB Craft Brewers' Caged Alpha Monkey

Best "Plate"
Nick Tahou's Hots (Rochester)
Jimmy Z's Texas Hots (Brockport)
Henrietta Hots (Henrietta)
Empire Hots (Webster)
Joe's Hots (Geneva)

Best Christmas Tree Farm
Woody Acres (Penfield)
Wilbert's Tree Farm (Webster)
Stokoe Farms (Scottsville)
Kunz's Tree Farm (Webster)
Hellaby Hill Farms (Scottsville)

Best Holiday Pastry Place
Etna Italian Pastry Shop (Rochester)
Gruttadauria Bakery
Jackson's Bakery
Leo's Bakery and Deli
Savoia Pastry Shoppe

Best Cheerleading Squad
Avon Central School District
Core Athletix
Fairport Central School District
Spencerport School District
Greece Arcadia

Best Candy Shop
Encore Chocolates
Andy's Candies
Oliver's Candies
Hedonist Artisan Chocolates

Best Spa
Solutions Studio and Spa
Spa at the Del Monte
Michelle's Salon and Spa At Five Seasons
AE Spa
Studio Expo Salon & Day Spa

Best Flower Shop
Gallea’s Tropical Greenhouse
Green Gables Florist
Kittelberger Florist & Gifts
Personal Design Florist
Rockcastle Florist

Best Fitness Club
Bounce Aerobics
Downtown Fitness Club
Midtown Athletic Club
Penfield Sport and Fitness
Rochester Athletic Club

Best Fish Fry
The Original Crab Shack
2 Ton Tony’s
Captain Jim’s Fish Market
Char Broil House
Davies Seafood

Best Irish Pub
Barry's Old School Irish
Shamrock Jack's Steak & Seafood
McGinnity's Restaurant
Mulconry's Irish Pub
Sheridan's Pub

Best Steakhouse
Texas Roadhouse
Delmonico's Italian Steak House
Longhorn Steakhouse
Char Steak & Lounge
Black & Blue

Most Romantic Restaurant
Mr. Dominic's on the Lake
Tapas 177 Lounge
Rooney's Restaurant
Tournedos Steakhouse
Bazil Restaurant

Best Mexican
Monte Alban Mexican Grill
Los Gallos Mexican Grill
Maria's Mexican Restaurant
Salena's Mexican Restaurant

Best Workplace
Brand Networks
Nothnagle Realtors
Mattiacio Orthodontics
Palmyra Macedon Primary School

Best Drama Club
Greece Athena High School
Canandaigua Academy Players
Gananda Community Youth Theatre
Rush Henrietta Spotlight Theatre
Bloomfield Drama Club

Best Milkshake
Abbott's Frozen Custard
Cheeburger Cheeburger
What's UR Scoop
Burger Stop
Hank's Ice Cream and Grill

Best Hot Dog
Joe's Hots
Schaller's Drive In
Bill Gray's
Tom Wahl's

Best Donut Shop
Ridge Donut Cafe
Donuts Delite
Dunkin' Donuts

Best Margarita
Maria's Mexican Restaurant
Salena's Mexican Restaurant
Monte Alban Mexican Grill
Mex Restaurant

Best Local Sports Team
Rochester Red Wings
Western New York Flash
Rochester Lancers
Rochester Knighthawks
Rochester Americans

Most Unique Eat
Good Luck
Furoshiki Kitchen and Cocktails
Espada Brazilian Steak
Blu Bar and Grill


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