The Rochester Arc + Flame Center is located at:
If you have questions on where to stay/eat, feel free to contact us at 585-349-7110 during our business hours.
From a traveling standpoint, the good part about Rochester and the "Greater Rochester Area" is you can pretty much get from "one side, to the other" within about 25 minutes. The Arc + Flame Center is located on the west side of Rochester in the Gates/ Chili suburb of the city. Relatively speaking, any lodging or Airbnb's in Gates, Chili, Greece, Spencerport, or Henrietta will be closest and most accessible to the Arc + Flame Center. There's also plenty of things to do in the city!
Below is a depiction of Arc + Flame relative to the downtown Rochester area. Click on the map to view in Google Maps:
Buffalo, NY: 71 miles, appx. 1hr 8 min
Niagara Falls State Park, NY: 82 miles, appx. 1hr 17min
Syracuse, NY: 94 miles, appx. 1hr 30 min
Ithaca, NY: 97 miles, appx. 1hr 50 min
Adirondack Mountains, NY: 280 miles, appx. 5hr
New York City: 345 miles, appx. 6hr
Enjoy a relaxing stay at the Holiday Inn, located 10-minutes from Arc + Flame Center. This hotel offers premium amenities and an ideal location off Route 104 and nearby access to Interstate 390.
[Phone: 585-663-8400] [Holiday Inn Express Website]
Located in Chili, New York. The Microtel Inn & Suites is less than 12-minutes away from Arc + Flame Center. This hotel is also right near Interstate 490 and just six miles from Rochester Airport.
[Phone: 585-889-5690] [Microtel Inn & Suites Website]
The Double Tree is conveniently located in Henrietta and centrally located to major Rochester highways and restaurants. The hotel is 15-minutes from Arc + Flame Center.
All rooms are Studio Suites with either one king bed or two queen beds. All have a pull out sofa, small refrigerator, coffee maker and microwave. Included with rates is a hot/cold breakfast buffet, high speed wireless internet access, parking and use of indoor pool.
[Phone: 585.334.6620] [Comfort Suites Website]
All rooms are one-bedroom suites with a kitchen/living room area and separate bedroom with one king bed. The kitchen features a stove top, full refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and dinnerware. The living room area has a pull out sofa and flat screen TV (there is also a TV in the bedroom) Daily hot/cold breakfast buffet is included in the price. Also available is complimentary high-speed wireless internet access, use of indoor pool, fitness room and parking area.
[Phone: 585.334-9150] [Homewood Suites Website]
Introducing downtown Rochester’s premier boutique hotel. Perfectly placed at the crossroads of our cultural and business districts, the Strathallan combines unique access to local highlights with an exceptional level of personal service—all in a setting that brings a history of luxury into vibrant, contemporary focus.
[Phone: 585-461-5010] [Strathallan Hotel Website]
Good food and craft brews right around the corner from Arc + Flame! Rohrbach’s is one of the older microbreweries in the region and the Brewpub location has a nice array of food choices and their beers on tap. You don’t need to know which fork to use. You don’t even have to use a fork. Just have a good time and enjoy. [Directions] [Phone: 585.594.9800]
One of the best places for BBQ in Rochester. Great selection of food and drinks, motorcycle memorabilia and a solid atmosphere for a casual dinner or happy hour. [Directions] [Phone: 585.325.7090]
Featuring great food, sophisticated and fun atmosphere, and a real Ferrari in the building. Excellent woodfired pizza, amazing appetizers, salads, burgers, pasta, and wraps! Located 10 minutes from Arc + FLame in Chili. Ferrari also has locations in Webster and East Rochester. [Directions] [Phone: 585.889.7081]
Garbage Plates (A famous Rochester dish)
The garbage plate is an example of American extreme cuisine. It was born in Rochester, New York, at Nick Tahou Hots, a landmark restaurant famous for this classic regional specialty. The earliest version goes all the way back to 1918 when it was originally called "Hots and Potatoes. --From TheSpruce Eats
Popular places to get a Garbage Plate:
- Nick Tahou Hots: The original spot! Located downtown Rochester.
- Dog Town: Great garbage plate, loaded hot dogs, and veggie & vegan options. Located on Monroe Ave in downtown Rochester.
- Steve T Hots & Potatoes: A solid west side option. Only 10 minutes from Arc + Flame.
- Jimmy Z's: Located in Brockport. Great option if you're headed west toward Buffalo, Niagara Falls, or Canada.
A good influencer to follow for tips on good food and beverages in downtown Rochester is Sir Rocha Says: Sir Rocha Says is dedicated to helping others in the community discover new experiences and fall in love with Rochester, NY.
The National Museum of Play is the only collections-based museum in the world devoted solely to play! The museum blends the best features of both history museums and children’s museums and provides families, children, adults, students, teachers, scholars, collectors, and others a multitude of offerings. [Directions] [Phone: 585.263.2700]
Located just three miles south of downtown Rochester, The Marketplace offers exceptional accessibility from all parts of the metropolitan area. The center is adjacent to I-390 which funnels traffic from every interstate in the region directly by the mall. [Directions] [Phone: 585.475.0757]
Rochester's Public Market has served the community since 1905. Local vendors offer their fresh produce, ethnic delicacies, specialty items, and so much more. In addition, an array of independent local businesses are anchored on Market grounds and in the surrounding Market District. [Directions]
Once a booming mix of mills and factories, Rochester's Brown's Race Neighborhood has gone through drastic changes in the last two decades. Rochester has developed the area to allow visitors to view the water falls from all angles and learn about the history of Brown's Race, a channel built to divert water to parallel the river on the east rim of the gorge. [Directions]