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Eclipse Food and Drink Specials

An incredible celestial event pairs perfectly with unique food and drink specials. Read on for totality awesome dining options that will be served up in Rochester leading up to totality. Find your next meal in Rochester during eclipse weekend by browsing Rochester restaurants here


Chocolate and Cheese Totality Pairing

April 4, 2024 | Laughing Gull Chocolates

Looking for something to do in Rochester around the Total Solar Eclipse? In this unique interactive chocolate class, we’ll explore the multi-sensory science and art of tasting chocolate. We’ll pair some of our favorite chocolates with 4 varieties of local cheeses, to create a match made in heaven.

Eclipse Tequila Class

April 5, 2024 | Salena's Mexican Restaurant

Total Bottomless Brunch

April 6-7, 2024 | Blu Wolf Bistro

Sager-Stoneyard Pre-Eclipse Party

April 6, 2024 | Sager-Stoneyard Pub

Get psyched for the Solar Eclipse at Sager-Stoneyard. Try the Eclipse Beer Flight, light to dark, or dark to light. Food specials such as home-made Moon Pies and Dark n’ Light Wings. Wear an eclipse-themed costume and get a free pair of glasses.

The Eclipse and Chocolate: A Tasting

April 6, 2024 | Laughing Gull Chocolates

Come experience a Laughing Gull Chocolates’ interactive tasting. We already know the eclipse will be a multisensory experience – tasting chocolate is too! We’ll taste a variety of chocolate samples of chocolate as we explore the story of chocolate and its similarities to the eclipse.

Beethoven's Moonlight Breakfast

April 6-8, 2024 | Ludwig's Center Stage Cafe

Eclipse Brunch

April 7, 2024 | Mendon 64

Toast to Totality

April 8, 2024 | Casa Larga Vineyards

Enjoy a “Planet Patio” party at Casa Larga’s Toast to Totality. Each ticket includes eclipse viewing glasses, custom wine glass, glass of wine or craft beer, lunch and dessert, fire pits, outdoor seating, music, lawn games, unobstructed views and a dedicated private “Black Moon Bar.”

Dark Sky Total Solar Eclipse Event

April 8, 2024 | Black Button Distilling

Experience the total solar eclipse at Black Button Distilling. Choose from various ticket options, with each providing an incredible, once in a lifetime totality experience.

Jazz & Glasses, Eclipse Eleganza

April 8, 2024 | Once Finger Lakes

With live jazz music– and cocktail dress encouraged– join Once Finger Lakes for a decadent experience to remember. Ticket includes eclipse signature cocktail, two glasses of highly-allocated, top of the range Finger Lakes sparkling wines, hors d’oeuvres and eclipse viewing glasses.  


Eclipse Beer Series

Rohrbach Brewing Company (Totality), Three Heads Brewing (Dark Side) and Strangebird (Light Side)

Three local Rochester breweries are partnering on a series of beers in celebration of the eclipse. Visit the breweries and taste Totality, the Dark Side and the Light Side beers - brewed in partnership by Rohrbach Brewing Company, Three Heads Brewing and Strangebird Brewing. 

Eclipse Coffee

Neutral Ground

Eclipse Chocolates

Laughing Gull Chocolates

Dark Sky Gin

Black Button Distilling 

Eclipse Jewelry

Laura Mady's Boucher Jewelry


*Note: Reservations recommended. Please call restaurants in advance for exact operating hours on Monday, April 8. View a full list of Rochester restaurants to visit throughout eclipse weekend here

Bachelor Forum | (585) 571-6930

Bitter Honey | (585) 270-4202

Black Button Distilling | (585) 730-4512

Blu Wolf Bistro | (585) 270-4467

Branca Midtown | (585) 434-5243

Bumpa's Pizzeria | (585) 582-6271

CRISP Rochester | (585) 978-7237

Cristo's Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta | (585) 622-9000

DiBella's Subs | (585) 233-2801

Dice Versa | 585-413-0274

Dinosaur BBQ | (585) 325-7090

Flight Wine Bar |

Good Luck | (585) 340-6161

Good Smoke BBQ | (585) 203-1576

Grappa Italian Nouveau | (585) 445-5770

Island Wraps | (585) 404-0178

Jeremiah's Tavern- Henrietta | (585) 434-3338

La Bola | (585) 546-1711

Pane Vino on The River | (585) 232-6090

Neutral Ground Coffeehouse- Pittsford | (585) 348-9303

Neutral Ground Coffeehouse- Corn Hill | (585) 563-6034

Rohrbach's Brewing Company | (585) 546-8020

Root 31 Cafe & Eatery | (585) 383-5660

Simply Crepes Pittsford | (585) 383-8310

Simply Crepes Webster-Penfield | (585) 236-1056

Simply Crepes Canandaigua | (585) 314-7454

Tapas 177 | (585) 262-2090

Temple Bar & Grille | (585) 232-6000

The Cottage Hotel of Mendon | (585) 624-1390

The Hideaway Restaurant | (585) 434-0511

Three Heads Brewing | (585) 244-1224

TRATA- The Restaurant at the Armory | (585) 270-5460

Unwine'd |

Velvet Belly | (585) 413-0825

Veneto's Pizza & Pasta | (585) 454-5444

Ziggy's | (585) 537-5434

20 Deep Winery | (585) 204-7953


Discover more eclipse excitement happening in the Rochester community and plan your trip here.