$20 for $40 Worth of Fusion Fare and Beverages at Bistro 135 Jazz Lounge and Restaurant

Bistro 135 Jazz Lounge and Restaurant

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Joyce D. ·
Reviewed August 27, 2013
I love this place


Amanda B. ·
Reviewed August 27, 2013
Our waitress Kelly was very attentive and knowledgeable about the menu!


Jean · 3 reviews TOP REVIEWER
Reviewed August 26, 2013
great music the night we visited

What You'll Get

While music is known to soothe the savage beast, a well-cooked dinner will teach it enough etiquette to become a posh London socialite. Test the taming powers of song and satiation with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of fusion cuisine and drinks at Bistro 135 Jazz Lounge and Restaurant.

Serving up a synthesis of American and European cuisine with a casual vibe, Bistro 135 Jazz Lounge and Restaurant treats customers to a multisensory dining experience with its schedule of nightly jazz soundtracks and eclectic menu. Salivation-inducing starters range from the creamy lobster risotto, made with four ounces of chopped tail meat and asiago cheese ($14), to the savory pair of lamb lollipops ($12), which require hundreds of licks or significantly less mastication to reach the mint-marinated center. Internationally enticing entrees offer edible vacations with warm dishes of gnocchi pomodoro served with a fresh tomato-and-basil sauce and portobello mushrooms ($20) and savory forkfuls of slow-braised beef short ribs ($26) or blackened scallops under a blood-orange reduction ($28). The lounge's wine list compiles a mass of culinary companions to complement courses with a smooth glass of Two Vine merlot ($8) or a crisp bottle of Cono cabernet ($28).

The funky colors, eclectic artwork, and candle-lit tables complement the jazzy food, and East Rochester piano and sax addicts feast their ossicles on the divine sounds of local performers, including the house-favorite Jazz Dawgs. Patrons can enjoy their evening by the spacious bar's built-in fireplace, swanky wooden liquor cabinets, and wisecracking animatronic bartenders, or, in nonfrigid months, take a seat shaded by trees in the brick-paved outdoor patio.


Six Yelpers give Bistro 135 a three-star average, and more than 100 OpenTable reviewers give it 4.3 stars. Eight TripAdvisors give it four owl eyes.

  • A jazz lounge and restaurant located in East Rochester? Implausible though that may sound, it's true. And a welcome addition it is. – Vincenzo S., Yelp, 7/24/08
  • Always a treat when we can go to Bistro! Haven't had a dish I was disappointed in yet and I try something different every time. Always a winner. Great service and friendly atmosphere. – OpenTable reviewer who dined on 1/14/2011

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 17, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table. Dine-in only. Not valid for happy hour, holidays, or special events. No split checks. Must use in 1 visit. Tax and gratuity not included. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Bistro 135

The soft sounds of live jazz flow through a low-lit restaurant, easing guests into a comfortable state as the aroma of grilled steak and seared fish fills the air. It's just another night at Bistro 135, a multi-level space that hosts local musicians throughout the week on a balcony stage, who spice up the atmosphere as diners savor a fusion of international and American cuisines. Pairs can share blackened jumbo scallops and manchurian cauliflower at high-top tables in the bar area and enjoy their meals in the cozy outdoor courtyard to soak in the warm weather or surprise eclipses.

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