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Zumbro River Cafe

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120 Elton Hills Dr NW Ste 200, Rochester, MN 55901-3557
08:00 - 14:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon 11:00 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 20:30
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent coffee based on beans roasted in the shop plus breakfast items with a lot of flavor. Not fast food, just great food.

Thank Bob R
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to this establishment. We were there on a Sunday for brunch. Apparently the cafe recently merged with the connected Dunn Brothers Coffee Shop. The food had good flavor (biscuits and gravy and French toast) was not hot upon arrival. There was no follow up service at the table. Staff were not friendly, but were not... More 

Thank CWarego
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102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Fair price. Small menu. Good food. I continue to return for a fair priced standard breakfast food. Initial service can be delayed, but the turn around from ordering to food on your table is quick.

Thank pedsnephron
Rochester, Minnesota
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I normally don't review 'chains'. As both Zumbro River Cafe and the adjoining Dunn Bros. Coffee have the same dynamic duo owners, however, I have to give this place a review. You enter the doors and notice a clean establishment with a variety of seating areas (both booths and tables and in several unique placements). Some are found in quiet... More 

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Thank Ahmed M
Rochester, Minnesota
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672 reviews
406 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

If breakfast is your thing, this is the ideal place to go in Rochester. The coffee here is excellent, after all they share a front door with Dunn Bros. coffee and have to be good to compete. From the artwork on the walls, to the pleasant servers this is a nice relaxing place to have lunch or breakfast. The menu... More 

Thank traveltheworld012
Cumberland, Wisconsin, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Always on the lookout for great French toast. Found it at Zumbrota River!! And they have DUNN BROS coffee! Service was excellent.

Thank Susan N
Rochester, Minnesota
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

My wife and I stopped for lunch yesterday at the Zumbro Cafe. We hadn't been here for years. Seats about 40 with a diverse menu. I had the Mongolian beef noodle bowl and my wife had the panko crusted cod. The food was hot and delicious. More than enough for us as we took supper home (left overs). Wine and... More 

Thank prisonrn
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Stopped here for breakfast based on reviews I saw on Tripadvisor, and was not disappointed. The service was very friendly, the food was excellent, coffee (from Dunn's) was great, and the prices were reasonable. Best thing on the menu - Cheesy Hash Browns. Really great! Hash browns were crisp on the top and bottom, saturated with great tasting, well seasoned... More 

Thank Stephen F
1 review
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Excellent cuisine. Excellent service. Excellent coffee which seldom happens with the other items in Rochester. Quaint dining experience.

Thank Matt A
Carrboro, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2015

My son and I stopped here for breakfast while in Rochester. Great healthy menu with tasty breakfast food. Waitress was very friendly and attentive. I would definitely go back.

Thank Tim P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Elton Hills Dr NW Ste 200, Rochester, MN 55901-3557
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 5072852516
locally sourced when possible, organic

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?