Local Treasures – The Distillery

Last night my boyfriend and I stopped at our local Distillery to take advantage of Local Restaurant Week – we had a good time and found a ton of great deals. 


First let me tell you a little about the Distillery for those who haven't been.  There are actually three locations in the Rochester area -- one in Greece (which I’ve never been to), one on Mt Hope Ave, and one on Winton Road South.  The Distillery is basically a local sports bar with pretty great food.  It’s the perfect place for a drink and snacks after work or to bring the family to watch the game on Sunday.  They have a huge menu and daily specials – really something for everyone.


Local Restaurant Week


The Local Restaurant Week special featured a dinner for two including an appetizer for $20.09.  For our appetizer, we picked the crispy green bean fries – and if you’ve never had them, I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised.  They came with a spicy ranch dipping sauce which was sooo good. 


My boyfriend had the Baja-Style Fish Tacos which is one of his favorites at the Distillery.  I had the Buffalo Chicken Pizza.  I loved that it came with a choice of white or wheat crust (I chose wheat).  It was delicious and there was enough to have pizza for lunch the next day. 


Menu Prices

Crispy Green Bean Fries - $5.99

Baja-Style Fish Tacos - $11.99

Buffalo Chicken Pizza - $8.99

Menu Price Total - $26.97

Local Restaurant Week Special - $20.09

We saved - $6.88


Drink Specials


In addition to the Local Restaurant Week Special, the Distillery had a bunch of drink special every day as well as daily drink specials that rotate.  Every day, they offer pint and pitcher specials for beer and 2 for 1 House Margaritas (yummy!)  Every month they also have a micro-brewed beer of the month that sells for $3/pint.


Here’s some of the other drink specials they have throughout the week:

Sunday – 2 for 1 House Bloody Marys

Monday & Wednesday – all pints of draft beer are $2.75 until 10pm

Tuesday & Thursday – all bottled beer $2.50 until 10pm

Wednesday – Every bottle of wine on the list is ½ price


Other Great Deals


The Distillery also had a ton of deals listed on their website including:


20% Senior Discount – Available Sunday and Monday until 8pm

Half Price Appetizers – Monday – Thursday 3pm-6pm and Sunday – Thursday after 9pm

Tuesdays Kids Eat for 99 cents – One for each adult entrée purchased

Service/Hospitality Industry Nights – Come in uniform or present your pay stub for Two for One drinks on your first round 9pm to 1am


All in all, if you’re looking for some good food and drink at reasonable prices, check out the Distillery!  For more information, check out the Distillery website at http://www.thedistillery.com

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