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Amore by Wegmans
Amore by Wegmans

Amore by Wegmans Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.wegmans.com/amore
  • Phone: (585) 452-8780
  • Hours of Operation: Open 7 days a week

    Lunch (Daily):
    11:30AM- 2:30PM

    Sunday - Thursday
    5:30PM - 9PM

    Friday & Saturday
    5:30PM - 10PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Global, International
  • Executive Chef: Chef Russell Ferguson
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Winton Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Plenty of parking spaces for all of our guests.
A word from Amore by Wegmans
At Amore Restaurant and Wine Bar, we celebrate great food and wine in true Italian tradition. Here, our Wegmans Italian Classics come to life in the healthy Mediterranean flavors and classic favorites, all made with fresh, seasonal ingredients for meals you won’t soon forget.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Food and service were great. Loved the red wine flight and the taste of north to south Italy,"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "The service at Amore was fantastic, the food was very good and the overall experience was great. I'll definitely visit again."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "It seems like Wegmans always gets it right. I am not sure how they go about that but the food is always amazing, the service is top-notch, and they never disappoint. What a great company!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "The meal was inconsistent. The gnocchi didn't have a lot of flavor, husband's chicken parm sandwich was too tough to eat. Salads were good. Meat ball was good. Antipasti was so so. First time lunch was great, this time we were disappointed - and with out of town guests! Bathroom was in rough shape. But the greeter at the door was terrific! Liked his manner. Waitress was fine."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Great Italian food at a great price. Very nice place for an after work dinner. Excellent selection & very good service. Pizza was good but not exceptional."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "We have been eating at Amore since it opened and it seems gradually to be catching on (eg, it is more challenging to get last minute reservations.) The food and wine selections are wonderful, the management and wait staff welcoming and well versed in the menu and also more than amenable to guests' special requests. The price point is extremely hard to beat. This is a wonderful restaurant."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "It is amazing that in a bustling store like the East Ave Wegman's you can find a quiet high quality restaurant. The service was excellent. They have a limited menu that is first rate. What they serve they do right. Reasonable priced first quality meal. My wife and I have enjoyed ourselves here several times."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Amore is a wonderful restaurant. Its food seems inspired by the Italian love of/respect for food. If you want an excellent plate of pasta and meatballs, you can get it at Amore, but if you are interested in more subtle pasta and meat dishes, Amore serves them up too. The salads are wonderful and varied. The management and service are marked by hospitality, knowledge of the menu, and courtesy. The wine list is interesting, manageable in size, and offers something for everyone. Amore has become our favorite go-to restaurant in Rochester."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We took our kids, ages 9 and 12. They loved the pasta and meatballs and the rosemary flatbread. I was happy to see amore has a kids menu.Overall it was a great meal."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The scallops on the risotto and asparagus were pan seared perfectly with a bit of carmelization. The salad dressing was fresh, lemony, and really made the salad. I ordered penne with vodka sauce as a side and I thought the sauce was bland - it did have shaved parmesan which helped. The special, which was a lobster on linguini, could have used a little more kick, a well, according to my guest. Prices on the food were reasonable. Wine list was good but price should come down on the individual glasses by about a dollar for most of the brands I saw listed and for what I ordered, as well. Service was excellent all the way from the hostess, bartender, and waiter. We enjoyed our experience and will return for the scallops and great service."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "My colleagues and I thoroughly enjoyed our meal at Amore! We started with the zucchini carpaccio which was delicious and beautifully presented and the calamari which was crispy and tender! We all enjoyed our entrees and the olive oil cake for dessert was outstanding. Lovely atmosphere and great service!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Excellent food, attentive service, well-informed server Ambience especially pleasant."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Thanks so much for an enjoyable evening. My husband and I celebrated our 42nd anniversary at your restaurant. We will come back. Maureen Stover"
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "The overall experience at Amore is outstanding, and we intend to keep going there. We especially appreciate the specials and occasional changes in the menu."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We went to Amore with another couple. Each person ordered a different dish. Everyone loved what they ordered. The salads were excellent and fresh. The service was knowledgable and friendly. Absolutely no complaints."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Our 2nd time at Amore and this was much better than the first. The menu has been updated and has a nice variety of options of great tasting, "not heavy" Italian foods."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "The food and service at Amore is unmatched! We eat here about once a month and we've never been let down :)"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Went for lunch with family. The design is mostly modern, though fairly eclectic, with an overall atmosphere of an Eastern European high-middle class establishment (bare pine tree tables...) Service was friendly and efficient. Food was very good (some fantastic sandwiches and remarkably good salads and specialty pizzas should not be missed) and lunch prices are very reasonable - similar to area bakeries. We will be back. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Dinner with two colleagues. Amore hit the mark: nice, but informal atmosphere, high quality food, moderate price. We had a range of meals among us: appetizers, salads, fish, and steak–all well prepared and presented. Wegmans' staff (here, Next Door Grill, and supermarkets) are knowledgable and trustworthy when it comes to gluten & other allergies. Similar Next Door, Amore provided a gf bread alternative, which allows me to have something to nibble on while my companions enjoy their bread. Finally, the wine selection is nice and the manager is extremely knowledgeable. The only negative that comes to mind is that I did not find the wooden chairs terribly comfortable and the cushioned bench was too low compared to the table height."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Both my wife and I found that the oil for the dipping bread tasted old with no seasoning. Vegetable soup was good but heavily seasoned. My Amore Steak was like rubber. Sent it back, still ng. Wifes chick parm was tasty. "
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "Wegmans is usually a safe bet, but this time it led me astray. The food was way too salty, or had zero flavor, and the service was well below wegmans standard. I'm disappointed!"
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "I never expected a restaurant attached to a supermarket to be this good. A great blend of formal and casual. I have to to say the salmon was equal to or better than the best salmon I've ever had. Excellent."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Our first time at Amore. Went with family, two teen children. From the moment we stepped in, staff was fantastic. One teen is gluten free, but they provided him with gluten free pasta. The manager came to the table, and said that they would get a separate pot of water going immediately so that there would be no delay, they handled it like Disney does. My son was very happy to get gluten free pasta at a restaurant. You can tell they use high quality ingredients. All enjoyed apps, and entrees. The pizza coming out of the brick oven looked fantastic. Only complaint is that the red wine is kept very warm, this not only impacts immediate taste but I think effects storage. We will definitely be going back to Amore. "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "At Amore' you step into an Italian country trattoria where the open kitchen and wood-fired oven create a mouth-watering ambience. Menu ingredients are fresh, fresh, fresh and creatively prepared."
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "We have been there a few times, and it is not my imagination - the servers are slow. It is hard to pin point, but we get the impression that the service itself - the act of 'serving' customers - isn't really refined. They take orders, bring food, but not that really interested in terms of how they can improve the experience of the customers. How about smile? How about a little more energy? Also, the foods are great but too salty! I love salt. All my life I loved salt. I put salt on pizza. And even I felt things have been very salty - from soup to scallops to risotto. I don't like low sodium taste, but how about a normal amount of salt? Just use 1/3 less. Chief Chef is a CIA grad - he should manage other chefs."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "This restaurant is attached to a great Wegman's supermarket. The menu is steak/Italian. The atmosphere is very attractive, but we were seated facing the open entryway to the kitchen which wasn't very pleasant as we continually watched servers coming in and out. There is a second floor dining are where it seemed there was a group dining. I didn't get to see that area. The menu items we ordered were generously portioned and tasty. "
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "We had Easter/Birthday dinner at Amore. There was a special three course meal featured and we both ordered it. The food was delicious, cooked to perfection and attractively plated. The service was excellent and the ambiance a perfect balance between relaxed and elegant."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "The flavors of each dish were outstanding. Server was cute. doggie bags were offered, "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "A gift certificate brought us in, but the great experience will bring us back. The food was A W E S O M E. My 91-year-old Italian Dad couldn't rave enough about his pasta dish. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "The parking stinks here. They have reserved spaces for the restaurant but they're always full and the rest of the parking lot at Wegmans is a zoo. I think the server had too many tables and was a bit overwhelmed too. Dinner was tasty and there was something for everyone on the menu."
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "With an open kitchen and a nice bar, Amore packs a lot of restaurant into a small corner of the East Ave. Wegman's store. "
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Food is so fresh and flavorful. Our waiter was excellent. The manager also made the rounds to all tables and we had a very nice conversation with him."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "Perfection from the ribollita soup, the arugala salad, to the Cod. Good price, Well trained service."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Our meal was ok. Risotto was undercooked and both our dishes were over salted. The table we had was looking into the area of the kitchen were they but the dirty dishes! Sorry,first impressions are lasting.Wine list could be expanded and moderate the prices!"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "We moved to Rochester less than 1 year ago and since I was born in Italy I have been trying to find a truly Italian restaurant. Amore is IT. They use truly original Italian ingredients and their dishes are cooked with original recipes. Their Pizzas are the one of the best truly Italian pizzas I have tasted in the US. Their crust is perfectly cooked. As soon as you sit down order the flat bread and just to have an understanding of how good their pizzas could be. Since they are attached to the grocery store you are guaranteed the freshest ingredients. Service is truly awesome. We are regulars now and they try to always accommodate us at "our table" If you are looking for the best tasting Italian food.. this is your spot !!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Appetizers were the best part of the meal. We had the Bruschetta and Carpaccio. The main courses of Halibut and Carbonara were nothing to write home about; I have actually had better tasting Carbonara at a local diner sadly. Anyways the food and drink took some time to come even though the restaurant was fairly empty on a Saturday night. Our waiter also forgot my soup. However, the restaurant does look pretty nice and the experience was finally saved with a pretty good desert of Tiramisu and Gelato."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Went with a small group and had a fantastic evening. Food was delicious and our server was friendly and attentive!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "The four of us had dinner at Amore for the first time last Friday and were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was great, had a Tuscan feel with the decorations, etc. The food was quite good. We got the arugula salad instead of escarole and that was a pleasant surprise. The dressing was light and the shaved parmessan topped it off to a tee. Our main courses were all great. The only thing I would suggest would be to season the olive oil that you serve with the bread (which we had to ask for). It was quite bitter so we asked for butter instead. Our waitress was very attentive."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Food was overpriced and quantity small. Two of our group ordered lasagna. Pieces were very small and burnt on the bottom"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Although attached to a grocery store, this restaurant had great food and service. It was bright, not too cozy but everything tasted wonderful. I will definitely go back."
    Dined on 3/24/2014