Italy leads the world in several different fields, including pasta making, pasta eating, pasta cooking, and being boot-shaped. Give your appetite a kick with today's deal: for $7, you get $15 worth of traditional Italian fare at Roncone's Italian Restaurant, a Rochester institution founded in 1937, or 54 years before the Philips CD-i. Roncone's is open for lunch Monday through Saturday, and for dinner only on Fridays and Saturdays.
Scan a menu and extrapolate the deliciousness of the fare through each juicy vowel and crisp, savory consonant. Begin a meal with an appetizer of artichoke French, one of Roncone's specialties ($5.95), before delving into the deep pasta seas of a main course. Have an order of homemade linguini with white or red clam sauce to join the earth and sea in wheaty bonds of pastaliciousness (served with bread and butter, $7.50 small, $7.95 large), or fire a torpedo at your appetite with a hot meatball sandwich and fries ($7.95). Lighten your meal with a calamari salad with Italian, ranch, or raspberry vinaigrette ($6.95), or drop in on Friday for Freyja's-day-only fish entrees, such as the fish fry (breaded, battered, or broiled, with coleslaw and fries, $8.50).
Roncone's has served up comforting, authentic Italian fare for the better part of a century, becoming a Rochester legend, neighborhood anchor, and seven-time intercontinental world champion in the ladder match. Stop in for a nostalgic meal or bring a special someone and turn an eating experience into something to be nostalgic about with today's deal.
This Groupon is valid for dine-in only.
- The food, the service and the willingness to accomodate [sic] our requests was impressive. We had chicken French, Eggplant Parmesan, calamari, salad and Italian Ice-cream (they had a fancy name for it). It was delicious! – Lydia, Urbanspoon
- I think this is one of the Rochester's best kept secrets. Awesome food, people and VALUE! Strongly recommend it. – Larisa B., Insider Pages
Roncone's Italian Restaurant
Roncone's Italian Restaurant can trace its origins back to 1937, when Pietro Roncone started serving dishes from his native Italy at his family restaurant. Today, reporters from Democrat and Chronicle describe the time-honored eatery as, "a place with lots of history, infused with new energy." In the restaurant's kitchen, chef follow in their founder's footsteps, whipping up a menu of traditional pastas, hot sandwiches, and Italian specialties. Guest await meals at checkered tabletops out in the warm dining room, sipping glasses of wine.