Welcome to Polizzi's Restaurant!

We are so glad that you chose to join us!



Welcome to Polizzi's!
We are a casual fine dining restaurant located at the Village Gate in the heart of
Rochester's Neighborhood of the Arts District.
Our mission is to not only please your palate, but to provide you with an enjoyable overall dining experience as well. It would be our honor to have you as our guest.

Thank you Tom & Debbie Polizzi and our staff!

Restaurant Menu

Catering Menu

Contact & Hours

Thank you for taking the time to contact us. We appreciate any comments or suggestions that you may have. Sincerely, The Polizzi's

  • Polizzi's 274 North Goodman St. Suite D-108, Rochester New York, 14607
  • Located inside the Village Gate. Parking is located all through the village gate (additional parking located behind the new buildings located on the left near the railroad tracks) you may enter through the court yard or through the awning marked Entrance B located in the back of the village gate next to the Children's Institute


Tom Polizzi


Tom's 40 years of experience has come by working at some of the finest restaurants in Rochester.

Thomas "Marty" Moriarty

Sous Chef

Marty and Tom grew up across the street from one another and have known each other their entire lives. Marty is a retired Marine Veteran who worked in the commissary for the Rochester Fast Ferry, helped in the reopening of Deerfield country club where he worked for 4 years and was also the north east regional chef for Holiday Resorts retirement homes.

Linda ortiz


Linda has been in the restaurant business for most of her life. Her family owned the former Streppa's Bistro in Webster and she also worked at the Grape Vine in East Rochester.

Kim Banker


Kim worked under Chef Polizzi for almost 9 years at Tournedos Steak House before working at the Grapevine Restaurant & Corner Sports Bar. Kim has worked at Wegmans for over 20 years doing everything from prepared foods to Sushi

Michael Ernst


Mike, who is the owners son in law, has been in the food industry for a number of years. He ran the burger bar and has worked in all sorts of prepared foods areas at the Pittsford Wegmans where he currently manages the prepared foods packaging department.

Yosef "Joe" Bar-Tzur


Joe joined our team in May of 2018 after spending the previous 15 years bar tending at Remington's Restaurant

Joe Canny


Joe has worked as a server for the last 35 years at some of Rochesters best restaurants like the Rochester Club, Richardson's Canal House and Tournedo's Steak House with Chef Polizzi

Kimberly Tericano


Before joining Polizzi's Kim spent time working with Chef Polizzi at Tournedos and Mortons Steak Houses

Anna Theil


Anna got her 1st restaurant experience working with Tom in the kitchen at Tournedos. She is also a life guard and is working on getting her car racing license.

Brian Eddy


Brian is a SOTA alumni and a member of the NOTA community. Brian comes to us with 10 years of bar tending experience along with having been a assistant food and beverage director at Morton's the Steakhouse, Holiday Inn and TGIF Fridays

Marylou Hockenberry



Happy Hour Mon - Fri

Enjoy our Happy Hour specials from 4pm - 6pm. Available at the bar and patio only.

Tuesday Night Wine Specials

Enjoy 1/2 price bottles of wine and we will also wave the corkage fee ($15) when you bring in your own bottle of wine for dinner!

Wednesday Italian American Night

Come in and enjoy our Italian American specials on Wednesday night like artichokes french, greens and beans, chicken french, chicken Parmesan to name a few!

Thursday Night House Made Pasta

Thursday Nights come in and enjoy a fresh in house made pasta special.

Geva & Avyarium Theater Discount

Bring in your Geva or Avyarium Theater tickets for the show that is playing THAT EVENING and receive 10% off your bill.



To purchase a gift card there's a number of options available. You may stop in at the restaurant in the Village Gate at 274 Goodman st north, call us at 585-363-5100 or send us a email at polizzisrestaurant@yahoo.com.