The small, quaint dining room was designed to resemble an old fashioned Italian osteria. Rich with wood and other earth elements Fiamma is a warm inviting atmosphere. The Italian countryside was inspiration for both the menu and the dining space. While at Fiamma you will be greeted with a smile, and treated like family.
Was ok. 2nd time there. The busboy there is an animal. We tipped him personally. He did more for us than the waiter. My mom asked for steak sauce and he kind of rudely replied that they don't have any. Kind of crazy to not have anything for your steak no sauce or dip. Other than that it was good. It's EXTREMELY loud in there.
This was our second time back as we all loved it the first time, however this time was not up to par. The hostess was extremely rude, definitely not a people person. The restaurant is very loud so much so you could barely carry on a conversation without screaming across the table at each other. Menu is not very clear as to what is included with the entrees which is nothing but a few strands of arugula and a couple of tomatoes. The waiter was friendly but not very outgoing and ditched our table towards the end of our meal. The bus boy was a fast worker, mgmt. orders I’m sure, however after the 3rd time he came by asking to clear my plate I had to tell him to stay away until he seen my plate empty. We will not be back!
Extremely loud. Could not care on a conversation.
It was not clear what was included with dinner…on entrees apparently nothing. No note of this on menu.
It was good. My only complaint is I received a $16 glass of Cabernet in a white wine glass with a VERY WEAK pour. I would’ve been embarrassed serving that to a customer.
Food was good, pasta excellent, pizza yummy. Drinks plentiful and good size portions. Second trip next time maybe try Hanger steak
Credit Card Surcharge of 3.25%! Wine marked up over 3X retail! Really loved the food, but they overcharge for food (especially salads and pizza), the wine is marked up over 3 X retail, and they then have the nerve to tack on a large credit card surcharge.
My only complaint is that is was a little noisy at times which made it hard to hear the people at my table. Other than that, couldn’t ask for better!
Service was slow to get started, we were greeted and then sat for over 10 minutes before our server came over. Once the server came, the service went well & our meal was delicious.
A birthday dinner with friends.
We were out for a bachelor evening and Fiammo Centro had a 7 person table available the same day. Our group had a variety of adventurous eating levels represented and everybody was able to find something they liked. The atmosphere was cozy, the service was very good and the food was delicious.
Service was great. Food was amazing. Nice and relaxing. Loved it!
Would never recommend
Pretty much the most amazing dinner experience in a long time. Everything we ordered was fantastic. It was cooked to perfection. Our server was great- so nice and we had great service
Charming setting. We ate outside on a lovely September evening. Great service and great food.
Food was tasty and the server was very helpful and attentive. We wanted to end the evening with cups of coffee and were told there was no creamer, milk or any other substitution available for after dinner coffee. That ended the evening on a low point I must say. What restaurant kitchen doesn’t have any milk or cream !!!!
Great food at a decent price! All four of us loved our dinner.
Delicious food, creative menu; perfectly attentive server: friendly and refined but not snooty. Love the ambience, as well.
Very nice atmosphere and hard to tell whom truly our waiter was. One guy took our order and we never really saw him much again until it was payment time.
Great authentic Italian restaurant
Reminded me of being in Italy
Don't order pork chop! It was so tough we couldn't cut with a steak knife. We only had a few chewy pieces before buser took it away.
We were placed at the table by the front door and the bar. The noise was overwhelming. One guest requested no cheese on his salad except Mozzarella. He had many slices of shaved parmesan which he is allergic to. No focus on the order.
Food was excellent, but we were there late on a Sunday and the were in a hurry to clear our table.
Always fantastic authentic Italian food. We dined outside it was very cozy. I feel they could omit one table to give a little more room to get in and out. Yes they have umbrellas on the tables but some awnings would be nice. Otherwise you will NOT BE DISAPPOINTED.
Excellent food , staff and ambiance. My friend from NYC commented that it had a very NYC vibe. It’s a hidden gem in Rochester. It is quite loud but that makes it fun. You can also eat at the bar which might be a little quieter.
Nicely decorated with vintage fixtures and reused old tables and chairs. The staff is friendly and check on you often. The portions are large so you might want to rethink bringing little ones to eat here for the prices. We would definitely go back.
Food is absolutely fresh and delicious- best Italian (most genuine!) in Roc for sure. However it’s VERY noisy, we could barely hear each other talk- and overpriced. We paid $100 for 3 appetizers, 1 pizza and 1 glass of wine. Will go again for the quality of food though !
Apart from how loud the restaurant was, our experience at Fiamma was exceptional. The quality of the food and service are some of the best you will find in Rochester.
Excellent food, excellent service, excellent bar. Was noisier than expected for being early in the evening and that the dining room was not very full at that time.
First time dining here. I had the ravioli special and it was outstanding. Excellent cocktails. We will be back.
Cute outdoor dining area in the heart of the City of Rochester. Good food, a bit pricey.
First visit here. Got seated immediately (had reservations for 7 people). Server came quickly and took drink orders. Returned with drinks read to take orders. We were told we had to order appetizers and food at the same time. (Never heard of this before) Apps came quickly and were very good. Food arrived just as soon as we finished apps. Food was delicious. Never got asked about dessert (maybe they don't offer).
The entire outing was very rushed and a little uncomfortable. I understand table turnover, but this was ridiculous. I will try once more, but I know a few members of our party were extremely irritated by the rush and will not return. They restaurant also lost a lot of revenue as our party tends to have several cocktails before, during and after dinner.
We were an early seating (6:15) so I am sure they were turning the table over. Still no cause to rush 7 people through dinner in an hour. Not a pleasurable experience.
All was very good! Pizzas are delicious! We had three apps as well. Meatballs and eggplant were great! The grilled octopus was a bit chewy. That’s the only thing that I wasn’t crazy about.
The food is good but they really need to consider allowing substitutions. They are very rigid on this and it's off-putting. For example, our party was craving fried calamari. They only had it combined with fried smelt. They wouldn't allow us to order it leaving out the smelt. They could be doing more business. Word of mouth can be a great advertisement or hurt their business.
I’ve been here once before and it was excellent - this most recent time it was great again, however I was just a little disappointed with my food. Pizza was a little over cooked/ too charred for my liking. Other than that everything was awesome!
Great service. Fun ambiance. Wide selection of pizzas, pastas, entrees. Waiter was very attentive.
With so much character and details in this adorable place, on top of the food being fabulous, you can't go wrong.
First time there and we'll be back. Everything from the apps, dinner, desert, and coffee was outstanding!
Delicious food, pleasant service, overall a very enjoyable experience!
Parking is limited so mostly street parking. Service was good. Cauliflower appetizer was very good. Entrees arrived fast … a bit too fast. Pizza was good except for the black crust in spots. I thought I’d be safe ordering risotto but it was an oily mess. I should have sent it back but I tried eating some. It was tasteless and floating in oil. Tried taking the rest home but when I got home the oil leaked through the carry out container and was all over the plastic bag it was encased in.
Promptly seat and waiter was immediately ready to help us with drinks and specials. We had planned our dinner early so reading the menu wasn’t necessary. Food was fantastic and we’ll definitely be back.
Fiamma Centro is rated 4.3 stars by 777 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.