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Welcome to Polizzi's!
We are a casual fine dining restaurant serving Italian, Greek, Spanish and French cuisine.
We are 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 Menus

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

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Tom Polizzi


Tom's 43 years of experience has come by working at some of the finest restaurants in Rochester such as Tournedos Steak House, Rooney's, The Rochester Club, The Olive Tree, Richardson's Canal House, Park Avenue Pub, Guido's Pasta Villa, Llyod's, Hogan's Hideaway, Thruway Marriott, Airport Marriott and Stouffer's Hotel. Tom also served as the chef and car fueler for the Berg Race Team

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. 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 worked in many of the prepared foods areas at the Pittsford Wegmans. packaging department.

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

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 also worked a Jillians in Rochesters upper falls area

Joe Canny


Joe has worked as a server for the last 35 years at some of Rochesters finest restaurants like the Rochester Club, Richardson's Canal House and Tournedo's Steak House with Chef Polizzi. Joe has also worked for Wegmans for over 15 years

Eileen Yates

Hostess & Server

Kristi Holler


Along with serving at Polizzi's Kristi is also a counselor at Byron Bergen High School

Jessica Boddery


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.

Daily Features

Monday All Night Happy Hour

Enjoy our Happy Hour specials all night from 4pm - 10pm. 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.

RBTL, Geva & Avyarium Theater Discount

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

Catering Menu