Brown Hound Downtown has put a temporary hold on Brown Hound Lounge for Thursday nights. Until further notice.

We are all committed to the health and wellness of our staff, volunteers, and visitors, and are taking all necessary steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are opening in a new way: including dine in/dine out, curbside pick-up, take-out, and some local deliveries via Grub Hub. ORDER ONLINE Our selections vary weekly depending on the availability of fresh, local products. These menus will just give you an idea of what we have to offer ~ be sure to ask about the specials!

Fresh, local, creative catering, too! Phone 585.506.9725. Email us!


Café & Bakery:
Thursday, & Friday: 11 am to 2 pm
Counter Service: Baked goods, breakfast sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, coffee, espresso, cold drinks.

Brown Hound Lounge
Thursdays: 5-8 pm
Follow our lunch protocol with ordering at the counter, followed by food & beverage then being delivered to your seat. Properly distanced indoor and outdoor seating are both available!

Bistro Brunch:
Saturday and Sunday – full service | 10 am – 3 pm

Gift Certificates Available!

Brown Hound Downtown cooks for the James Beard House! Read the story in the Democrat & Chronicle.

Get some MAG WAGGERS for your favorite floof. On sale at Brown Hound Bakery and THE STORE @ MAG. All natural and local ingredients. $10 for a one pound bag.

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The Memorial Art Gallery is a premier wedding and celebration destination that is equally well suited for business meetings or conferences in Rochester. Whether you are joining us for brunch, a wedding celebration or a business workshop, you can be confident that you will be satisfied both body and soul with our hyper-local menu. We have some exciting new spaces that offer intimate settings for special meetings and corporate events as well as new menus for catering.


    • Stop by on Thursday evening from 5 to 8 pm. Visit the museum (offering half-price admission* and open until 9 pm); shop THE STORE @ MAG; enjoy wine, beer and food for purchase.
    • The museum and Brown Hound is also open on select $5 Fridays from 5-9 pm.

*thanks in part to Monroe County