DoorDash says, 85% of restaurants have told them that "one of the biggest impacts on their business was reduced sales due to COVID restrictions, and 82% cited lost revenue attributed to the declining economy."

Many of our favorite local establishments are still struggling so think local when you're deciding where to go for dinner. At the bottom of this story, you'll see some of Rochester's most drool-worthy eats and treats which might make your decision on where to eat a little easier. 

Back in January, the delivery company announced they would be providing some help in the form of grants to restaurants all across the country to help them survive the challenges they have faced during the pandemic. Today several Rochester businesses found out that they were selected to receive funds from the delivery company's restaurant relief grant program.

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Each of the restaurants listed below will receive $5,000 to help with their operating costs, rent, payroll, and other expenses.  

  • BB's Pizzaria

  • Benedict's

  • Bleu Duck Kitchen

  • Cafe Steam

  • Cameo Restaurant

  • Charlie's Eatery & Pub

  • Chez Bojji

  • Chinese Chinh's Express

  • Dooley's Pub

  • El Carambas

  • Fat Willy’s

  • Fiesta Cafe Bar

  • Fireside Lounge and Supper Club

  • Hot Chip Burger Bar

  • Jersey Jo's

  • Los Dos Amigos

  • Mr. Pizza North

  • Newt’s North

  • Northern Nineteen

  • Old Abe Coffee Co.

  • Ootori Sushi

  • Pasquale's Neighborhood Pizzeria

  • Pho Chau

  • Pi Wood-Fired Pizza

  • Porch Fried Chicken

  • Salad Brothers Cafe and Deli

  • Wabi Sabi Express

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