We are now open for the 2023 season!


WHERE ROCHESTER, NY CELEBRATES SUMMER! Rochester, NY’s Premier Waterfront Destination for



Live Entertainment


Located right next door to the Historic Charlotte Genesee Lighthouse, the Pelican’s Nest Waterfront Restaurant offers waterfront outdoor seating, as well as waterfront indoor seating with the same scenic views, but providing protection from the elements.


With live music and entertainment, the Pelican’s Nest Waterfront Restaurant is the place to be for waterfront fun throughout the spring, summer and fall.


The Pelican’s Nest Waterfront Restaurant has hired renound chef Gerard Jamgotchian.

We invite you to come down and experience first hand the new and improved Pelican's Nest Menu!




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Grand Reopening

April 27th, 2023


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Sunday Funday


Enjoy Live Music on the Pelican's Nest Waterfront Restaurant's deck!  !

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The Waterfront Gathering Spot in Rochester, NY

There’s ALWAYS something new happening at the Pelican’s Nest Waterfront Restaurant, but the one thing that doesn’t change is the awesome view and great times. Reservations are not mandatory, but suggested , so we invite you to stop in and see for yourself.

If you’re looking to reserve space for a larger group, call us directly at (585) 663-5910 or reach out through our website’s secure contact form and someone will respond to your inquiry promptly.