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€€ - €€€American, ,
216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902
+1 507-289-0577
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burgers” (300 reviews)
“fries” (98 reviews)
“juicy lucy” (21 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate an early lunch at Newt’s. I had seen all the great reviews, so I was expecting a great burger. The burger was mediocre at best. I did not like their fries at all. The three of us each had a burger and fries,...More

Thank Brito_34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the staff was very friendly and accommodating for a gluten allergy, and the food in general was very good! this is a great spot to grab a bite to eat if you are near Mayo Clinic.

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit and had the peanut butter bacon burger. So good! My server was awesome as well. Definitely recommend.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As many times as we’ve been to the area we find time to have one meal at Newt’s. The food tastes good-well seasoned/flavorful. Generous portions! This time the nachos were exceptionally delicious. Good assortment of beers. Wait staff friendly and accommodating.

Thank Mattie N
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I've eaten at Newts for years. They have great burgers with large portions. This is a great place for families, friends, or couples.

Thank Aimalicia S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Newt's is a good place to grab a good burger and fries. My children love the chicken strips. Newt's is consistently ranked in the top three burger joints in Rochester and usually is the People's Choice for number one. They have a full bar and...More

Thank JWLP51
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Newts is definitely my go-to place for hamburgers and drinks. They have the best burgers in town. The place also has a good vibe and it's a great place to hang out and slam a few. The food is kind of generic bar-food, but if...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Followed the glowing reviews and decided to give Newt's south a try during a recent trip to Mayo Clinic. The beer is cold, the onion rings were fantastic, but the burgers were average. The waitstaff were very friendly and attentive.

Thank Robyn W
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Getting to Rochester is almost an annual thing. We always have Newt’s on our list. The burgers are fantastic.

Thank Norm B
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We had the Pub burger which is their largest and split it between 2 people. The peanut butter burger is great to. Large beer selection and frienfly service. We had several young kids and they were very accomidating. I do prefer the downtown upstairs location...More

Thank luvgoodstuff
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30 January 2016|
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Response from jennelliott14 | Reviewed this property |
The south side location -- on south broadway -- doesn't serve breakfast. They're open for lunch and dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-289-0577
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