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Newt's North

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5231 E Frontage Rd, Highway 52, Rochester, MN 55901
+1 507-226-8266
08:00 - 23:00
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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119 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free popcorn is their trademark. We usually eat at the bar and bartender never disappoints. The service is a well oiled machine. Most burgers are also available with chicken breast. I went w Marvins Burger but w chicken. Went w a side salad instead of fries. Enjoy the option to change up the sides. Great local feel w solid pub... More 

Thank TikiDreams
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for the newts, and the food tastes like newts. Would recommend to a friend, and me and doge will be going back again.

1 Thank Jeremy L
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I expected better. It all started with a watered down drink. The hash browns were cold, the egg omelet was paper thin. The cheese is my ham and cheese omelet did not exist and the ham was pre cooked salad bar style ham. I am not impressed. And everything was cold. Looks like I'm heading back to Brothers for my... More 

Thank Aaron E
Kansas City, Missouri
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This place has a great way to start your mornings. Just get there prior to 10:45 or you will miss out. It also has very good burgers and cheese curds!

Thank Ron R
Dalton, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I have good food at this restaurant. I'm sure that anything you order, it would be good. Fries were very good also.

Thank Kevin C
Cameron, Wisconsin, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is our first visit to Newts. We got there at about 6:30 on a Saturday night. We were put on a list as we expected. The food and service were awesome. We had the beer batter cheese curds as an appetizer and I had beer batter chicken strips. My husband had a burger and said it was one of... More 

Thank Kelly G
Gladstone, Missouri, United States
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I had been wanting to try Newt's since we had been in Rochester. We finally went the night before we headed home. We got there a little before dinner time and the place stayed steadily busy. I am not sure that plating or pics do their food justice. It is probably not heart healthy food either...but it was delicious. We... More 

Thank Randy T
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great spot next to the hotel. Food was good, We had the fish Tacos and a burger. The service was great and they had coloring sheets for the little one

Thank Dayter
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We were passing through Rochester and stumbled upon Newts. Very welcoming, cool vibe, great beer selection and I loved the grilled cheese. My husband said his cheese burger was delicious. Our waiter was excellent and very personable!

Thank pamela p
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We've been to this restaurant many times and the food is always good. Very kid friendly and the staff is always helpful with my grandkids.

Thank E621ALmiket

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5231 E Frontage Rd, Highway 52, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-226-8266

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?