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Rochester Openings in 2012
Month Unknown Code 7 Burgers & Beans
Month Unknown The Daily Refresher
Month Unknown Joe's Liquor and Wine
Month Unknown Rochester Lyric Opera founded.
Month Unknown Sonny's Side Family Kitchen
Month Unknown Tumbleweed Ink
January Brooks Landing Diner
January Burger Shack Grill
January Chili Hots
January LaRosa's Italian Kitchen + Bar
January The Moonshine BBQ
January Now and Zen
January Richmond's (re-opened)
January Village Bakery & Cafe
January Voula's Greek Sweets
January 3 VoulaLe Hair Boutique
January 12 First Rochester Cash Mob held at Thread
January 20 Zeppa Bistro
January 30 Golf Play Cafe
January 30 Parma Johnny's Italian Grill
January 30 Pizza D's
February Steadfast Tattoo
February 2 Dollar Palace
February 3 Mr. Sam's Pizza Kitchen
February 4 Cocoa Bean Shoppe
February 14 Mattie’s Restaurant and Bakery
February 20 Mama Lor's Cafe
February 27 The Boardwalk Inn
March Basin Bean
March Canton Supermarket
March Citizen magazine premiere issue
March Da Loop
March Illusions Smoke Shop and Cigars
March Market Café Restaurant
March ROC River Coffee Co.
March Sports on Tap
March 2 Cheshire
March 3 George's Restaurant
March 6 Sammy's Market
March 9 Good Smoke BBQ
March 14 Heavenly Melts
March 17 Kirkpatrick's
March 17 Fahsye
April BoBo's Chicken Shack
April King Convenience Store
April Thai Lao Restaurant
April 2 Mendon Grille
April 9 Indulge Ice Cream
April 10 Nashville's
April 13 Yotality Frozen Yogurt
April 14 Yolickity Frozen Yogurt Bar
April 14 Shop Peppermint
April 16 Mighty Taco
April 18 Acanthus Cafe
April 20 The Soup Spoon
April 21 Rochester Greenovation headquarters
April 21 Arete' Gallery
May Seoul House
May Telltale Tattoo
May 1 East Avenue Inn & Suites reopens under new management
May 2 Red Osier Metro Cafe
May 2 Thurston Public Meat Market
May 5 Sunflower Bake Shop
May 7 Definitive Apparel
May 9 Osaka Sushi
May 16 Harry G's NY Deli & Cafe
May 21 Rochester Educational Opportunity Center of SUNY moved to their new expanded location
May 23 Royal India
May 25 Vibe Lounge
May 29 Emergency Diner Rochester
May 29 Sophia's Cafe
June Grotto
June 1 Anthosuas Restaurant
June 1 Burrito Fresco
June 1 Hedonist Artisan Ice Cream
June 6 Cure
June 16 Kelina's Cafe
June 22 Victoire
June 23 Art and Vintage on Main
June 29 Empire Bar and Grill
July Burger Stop
July Go Go Junktion
July Ray Ray's Bar & Grill
July Sarku Japan
July 1 Voodoo Monkey Tattoo
July 3 Tap & Table
July 10 YO! Yogurt
July 14 Epik Hair Studio
July 20 Benedettos
July 24 Steel River BBQ Bar & Grill
July 27 Cakes by Karen
July 27 Veritas Wine Bar
August India House Express
August Honalee Children's Boutique
August 3 Publick House
August 6 Dairy Queen
August 6 1872 Cafe
August 20 Kenna's Diner
August 22 Headliners Pizza
August 23 TRATA
August 23 Wall Street Bar and Grill
September Blue Nile Gourmet Deli
September Fiamma
September Floral Expressions moves from Gates to Brighton and becomes Floral Expressions and Pink Taffeta Occasion Gowns
September Grande Amore Pizza
September REOC B-Stro
September 4 Cowboy Burrito
September 7 Plush Lounge & Nightclub
September 8 Genesee Brew House
September 18 T-Bones Steakhouse
September 20 The Dog Spaw
September 29 Let Us Style You
September 29 Banzai Sushi Bar & Lounge
October Mike Deming Antiques
October Pinnacle Wine and Liquor
October 2 Cheese Masters
October 5 Trader Joe's
October 8 LINKS Bar & Grill
October 8 State Street Bakery & Eatery
October 15 Opa! Authentic Greek Koozina
October 25 Darn Good Cookie Co.
November Dobber's Sports Bar and Grill
November GG Bakes
November The Nitty Gritty
November New Era Martial Arts
November Street Tuned Motorsports
November 5 Six50
November 6 Char Steak & Lounge
November 14 Bistro Han
November 15 BLU Bar & Grill
November 15 Thai Time Cuisine
November 16 Avenue Eatery
November 21 Thirsty Frog Pub & Grill
November 24 MEDA Ethiopian Restaurant and Bar
November 26 Alex and Ani
December Artisan Cafe
December Center City Hotts
December Extended Medical Services-Urgent Care
December 1 The Little Bleu Cheese Shop
December 6 Espada Brazilian Steak
December 7 Valentin's Clothier & Custom Tailoring
December 10 CiCi's Pizza
December 10 Texas Roadhouse
December 10 Alex and Ani - Second location
December 11 Max Sushi & Noodles
December 12 Signatures at the Humphrey House
December 14 Candy Bear Land
December 19 Bistro 11
December 21 Cornerstone Restaurant & Cafe


Rochester Closings in 2012
Month Unknown Anthosuas Restaurant
Month Unknown Antiques and Old Lace
Month Unknown Bada Bings Pizzeria
Month Unknown Black Pearl
Month Unknown Blue Room
Month Unknown Caribbean Chateau
Month Unknown Carmine's Express
Month Unknown Chicken Moms
Month Unknown Ciao Baby's BBQ
Month Unknown Coliseum Pizza Roma
Month Unknown DeMonte's Break Room
Month Unknown Despatch Pizza Kitchen
Month Unknown Diamond Delights Bakery
Month Unknown Duck Soupe
Month Unknown Gianna's NYC Italian Kitchen
Month Unknown Indulge Ice Cream
Month Unknown JG Crummers
Month Unknown Jade's Hair
Month Unknown Jonzey's Literacy Lounge
Month Unknown LJ's II Jamaican Cuisine
Month Unknown Margie's Family Restaurant
Month Unknown Market Café Restaurant
Month Unknown Mr. Sam's Pizza Kitchen
Month Unknown Petrella’s Pizza Plus
Month Unknown Pie Lady's Pastry Shop and Cafe
Month Unknown The Pig
Month Unknown Pub 511
Month Unknown Punta Cana Restaurant
Month Unknown Scene Ultra Lounge NY
Month Unknown Six Pockets Billiard Cafe
Month Unknown Solia Boutique
Month Unknown Taste of Japan
Month Unknown Utopia Stamps and Craft
Month Unknown Vic and Irv's
Month Unknown WhatchaGotCookin
Month Unknown Wilson Farms
January Lombardi's Bar & Grill
January Nick's Barbeque and Pizzeria
January O'Bagelo's
January Pittsford Seafood Market
January Portofino Bistro
January 31 Dartmouth House Bed and Breakfast
February A.D. Flint
February Concetta's
February East Garden
February Ferrara's Pizza and Subs
February The Grill at Strathallan
March Casa Azteca
March Cimino’s Pizzeria & Birdland
March Expressions Clothing
March McGhan's Nearly Famous Pub
March Miniroo
March Three Beagles Cafe
March 31 Eye-Candy Clothing
April Caribbean and Mexican Grill
April Le Bon Vie
April Max Market
April Rochester Gold & Diamond Buyers
April Monroe Diner
April 20 Mythos Cafe
May Crazy Egor's
May Seoul Garden
June Fedele's Deli
June iTastea
June Living Room Cafe
June Lunch
June Mercury Opera
June Stephen's Loft
June 23 Paola's Burrito Place
July Definitive Apparel
July Los Amigos
July Moonshine BBQ
July Paulie's Pizza
July Soundworks
July Park & Oxford Cafe & Delicatessen
August 1 Golf Play Cafe
August Henry B's
August Mike's New York Diner
September Charlotte Hots
September Piatza's Pizza Gourmet
September Pizzeria 5
September Roc City Skates
September Sammich
September Wellness Within
September Yaeger's Fine Wines and Spirits
October Anchor Sports Bar and Grill
October Crocus Clay Works
November Al's Stand
November Devi Yoga changed name to Inward Office Yoga
November Elixir
November Jackson & Hines
November J.J. Wingers
November Lickety Splits
November Palermo's Meat and Food Market
November Revolution Spa & Nails
November Telltale Tattoo
November Zebb's Deluxe Grill & Bar closed their Greece location
November Sugar Mountain Bake Shoppe closed their Monroe Ave location
December Arete' Gallery
December Copper Grill
December Friendly's closed their Fairport location
December Heavenly Melts
December The Houghton Book Shop
December Kirkpatrick's
December ROC River Coffee Co.
December Rolling Pin Bakery & Catering
December Rapid Refill