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University Square, Rochester, MN 55904
+1 507-424-1211
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Clarksdale, Mississippi
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband wanted prime rib and I wanted fish. Hotel suggested Chester's. it was excellent and food was served very hot and stayed hot. Salad was crisp. No complaints except it was noisy.

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Byron
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Their cranberry walnut salad was delicious. Sandwiches were good also! The location was perfect and you could get there through the tunnels and walkways from Mayos.

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Thank Mimi-PopPop
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, incredibly delicious. I could go on about the quality of each item we chose from the menu; however, the fact that it's been voted Rochester's best restaurant 2016 and I'm sure 2017, speaks for itself.

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Thank Kelly R
Leonard, Texas
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice upscale restaurant within walking distance from Mayo. I had the fish lunch special and it was wonderful! Nice salad and homemade mashed potatoes. Will go back !

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere, very good food, and nice wine selection. The walleye trio was nice - 2 of the 3 dishes very good, and the walleye cakes a poor knock-off of crab cakes that no one at the table really cared for. Salad was good. Portions reasonable size - not large, and prices a little high but not bad. Service was... More 

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Minneapolis
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food at chesters is fantastic. We love the steak bites and substitute ranch for the blue cheese just because of personal preference.the flat bread pizza is awesome .we always sit at the bar because they are fun to talk to and service is quick.great bar. Great ambiance.we used to go to chesters then the comedy club goonies. But goonies... More 

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Thank j535
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food! Excellent service. Dad had the BBQ Flight and didn't look up for 30 minutes, the said "very good, we're coming back".

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Thank princesscoffman
Minnesota
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoy date ight at Chester's quite often. then evening begins with a glass of wine. Great selections. His favorite entrée is the meatloaf dinner. I enjoy being able to find a menu choice compatible with my health needs. The setting is enjoyable and the service swift and friendly. Have also taken extended family to dine here... More 

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Thank MinnesotaHawkeye
West Jordan, Utah
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115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the Parmesan crusted walleye, which was an excellent fish but a little weak on the Parmesan flavor. As an appetizer we had the calamari. It came out less crispy than we like, but the dipping sauce was fantastic. My wife had a turkey burger which she really enjoyed. Because the inside of the restaurant was full and crowded... More 

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Thank Greg S
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby and I ate early dinner here starting with a whiskey smash and glass of wine (Lehman Shiraz). The drinks were fabulous! We also had calamari which was average because breading was soggy.The cocktail sauce served with calamari was wonderful along with un-breaded peppers. He had the parmesan crusted walleye on a bed of rice pilaf with a side of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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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Dickson, Tennessee
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?