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“A True Italian Shopping Experience”

The true Italian shopping experience: that’s what we offer when you shop at Rubino’s. We carry some of the most unique & exclusive items that Italy specializes in; from 5 different kinds of Prosciutto’s to the freshly ground Pecorino Romano that you sprinkle on top of your pasta. Why specialty? we know how important that last ingredient you need to finish off your recipe is, that’s why we carry these niche items you’ll only find at Rubino’s Italian Food.

Shopping at Rubino’s ensures an extraordinary food shopping experience, as opposed to just another trip to the “super” markets that you’ve done hundreds of times before. Our specialty imports and groceries will transform your ho-chum chore into an exciting excursion. Once you’ve discovered it you’ll realize that our fair is cheaper then their fare.

Here’s a little sample of what awaits:

*We carry the best from Cento, Ferrara, Bellino, Sclafani, Dei Fratelli, Colavita.

*Wide variety of tomato purees, sauces, pastes and peeled tomatoes; also SAN MARZANO tomato products including peeled whole,puree, crushed & sauce.

*Great selection of roasted red peppers, hot peppers, pepperocini & giadiniera from great brands such as Roland, Bell View & Country Day.

*An abundance of imported pasta’s featuring great brands such as Anna, Colavita, Delverde, De Cecco and Primo.

*Vast amounts of olive oils and vinegars and not just Italian; we also carry Greek and Spanish products as well.

*Many options for coffee and espresso lovers; Featuring great brands such as LaVazza and Torrisi.

*For those who have a sweet tooth we have wide range of Italian treats and candies-Torrones,figs, specialty chocolates such as Baci for the holidays and Panettone.

*Spices to turn your meals from ordinary to extraordinary; featuring our own in store brand of spices.

*Italian Novelties such as T-shirts,aprons, pasta & pizzelle machines, key-chains, aprons, knick-knacks & hoodies. See the full selection here

*Canned Seafood from Roland & Cento as well as Muffaletta.(All Specialty Import Items)

A list of items include:

  • Fava beans
  • Imported Italian Prosciutto
  • Sfogliatelle
  • Rabbits
  • Nutella
  • Lasagna
  • Mozzarella Balls
  • Ricotta
  • Mascarpone Cheese
  • Basket Cheese
  • Siciliano Incanestrato cheese
  • Pecorino Locatelli
  • Pecorino Lucatelli
  • Pecorino Romano
  • Rubinos Italian Sausage
  • Pasta Con Sarde
  • Grilled artichoke hearts
  • Fire roasted red peppers
  • Sicilian Castelvetrano Olives
  • Red Cerignola olives
  • Italian style muffaletta
  • Eggplant Caponata
  • San Marzano peeled tomatoes
  • Full line of Delverde pasta
  • Primo Pasta
  • Full selection colavita pasta
  • Homemade Italian gelato
  • Grape leaves
  • Lavazza Coffee
  • Filippo berio oil
  • Phileos olive oil
  • Kouzini Olive oil
  • Panettone
  • Torrone
  • Pancetta
  • Boars Head brand products
  • Cici Beans
  • Italian cookies
  • Espresso
  • Diamond balsamic vinegar
  • Caciocavallo cheese
  • Tripe
  • Arancini
  • Speck Prosciutto

Don’t be discouraged if speaking Italian doesn’t come fluently. We don’t make it a requirement for proper pronunciation for enjoying the old and traditional imports. Being a specialty store, allows us to offer all the wonderful products that you can’t find in ordinary “super” markets. We only import the best of the best. So don’t settle for your standard boring fare, be the envy of your dinner guests by showing off authentic Italian products that you’ll find ONLY at Rubino’s.

Produce

We feature everyday vegetables and local produce in season. Enjoy fresh basil, tomato on the vine and other fresh fruits such as melons, honeydew and strawberries during the summer. Devotion to quality and service is a daily mantra in every one of our departments, especially the produce.  Come in and explore, you’re bound to find something delicious.

Why Local First?

One of the best reasons to offer local choices: it tastes fresh and fantastic. Knowing that we can help out the community by supporting local suppliers came as an easy decision to us. By putting money back into the community, we encourage entrepreneurs, increase employment, develop life-long relationships, and build a future for younger generations to come in the Rochester community!

Shop at Rubino’s and you’ll find fresh dairy from local farmers, shelves stocked with products made by your neighbors, and hot dogs that are the best in the states! We carry a wide variety of products from these supplies:

  • Pittsford Farms Dairy – Milk and Ice cream
  • Mama Napoli homemade Arancini
  • Savoia fresh baked cookies
  • Kotino’s Greek Olive Oil and Spices
  • Rubino’s Spices – Over 50 spices from Niblack Foods
  • Zweigles Hot Dogs – the best in the states!
  • Giuseppe’s Italian Bread- all varieties
  • Petrillo’s Rolls and Italian bread
  • Martusciello’s Italian Bread
  • Fiz soda
  • Flower City Produce
  • Frank’s lemon ice
  • Guglielmo’s Sauce – Yes the same friendly voice you hear advertised all over the Wease show!
  • Mario’s Italian Restaurant sauces
  • Boss Sauce – A Rochester favorite!
  • Tommiell Products – Their famous Hertzauce and LaChiusa’s pasta sauce
  • Le Frois Sauce
  • Lanovara cookies and pastries