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) #1 of 226 Restaurants in Rochester €€ - €€€ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
University Square, Rochester, MN 55904
+1 507-424-1211
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
University Square, Rochester, MN 55904
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were on our second trip to Rochester and wandering around in some desperation between appointments in search of lunch. A sign on tables in the atrium said "voted Rochester's best restaurant" and at first I didn't get it; only three outside tables had diners....More

Thank Kenpasha
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Service, outdoor seating, ambiance, and most importantly food - were spot on perfect! The Cornbread Wedge is perfect and the Ahi Tuna Salad is fantastic. Ask for greens lightly dressed and tuna lightly sauced. Depending on visit, it can vary significantly.

Thank sdwk
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very good food,service was also very good.price range about 15 to 25. A few things under that price. Down town

Thank Diane G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Always love it here. Calamari, fish n chips and the power health bowel are awesome! Everything looks good to be honest. Great atmosphere and quick service. Bit pricey.

Thank MB-12212
Reviewed 1 week ago

This my second time at Chesters. I had the ribs both times. They were cooked to perfection with fries and their own baked beans to accompany them. Sry reasonable prices, in fact I think dinner was the same price as the lunch menu. Service was...More

Thank jpmeinen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chester's was conveniently located and very accommodating! The service was quick and efficient. The food was delicious and fit all of our tastes. Our group was seated quickly and served immediately even though it was a busy time of the day. They were willing to...More

Thank 714franklinp
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted and seated immediately after walking in. There were 2 hostesses that were very pleasant. We were seated in a room that looked like it could have been used for private parties. It was very quiet and calm. The server was very nice....More

Thank Wendy A
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife had several tests at the Mayo Clinic and there was time between them to have lunch so we chose Chester's. It was a great decision! Everything we ordered tasted great. The service was prompt. And the beer was cold. What more can a...More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

On 4th of July not much was open in Rochester, but Chester's was open and served a decent lunch with good wine list.

Thank L R D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't been to Rochester for about 20 years and was really surprised to find good, tasty food, not the old roast beef, baked potato, and peas. There were many tasty dishes and drinks. It is also located in a hip neighborhood. We visited on...More

Thank Carolina G
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Response from Mindy C | Reviewed this property |
I just googled Chesters Rochester MN and their website came up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: University Square, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-424-1211
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