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The Loop

318 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3310
+1 507-226-8644
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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318 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3310
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

Went to The Loop with my wife and 2 kids. My youngest son, age 10, got the Mac n Cheese and for once it was kraft easy mac. It was actually homemade. He loved every bit of it. The rest of the family got burgers....More

Thank trip1mn
Reviewed 17 June 2013

For a long time we had been going to the Loop for appetizers but over the weekend we went there and the menu had been changed. No more fried red tomatoes, pretzel bites with warm cheese spread (they called it fondue) or deviled eggs!!! And...More

Thank CaroleRochester_MN
Reviewed 2 May 2013

When last here we had a hard time hearing each other, the music was loud and the walls echo the customer noise. Food was barely par. Not eager to return.

Thank Rstlocal
Reviewed 17 April 2013

At the end of a long travel day, my sister suggested the Loop. I had the salmon/spinach salad which was delicious. My sister's salad was good as well. The martini was much needed and was delicious. Not busy when we arrived but I have heard...More

Thank Monica1049
Reviewed 9 April 2013

I have been there three times -- and I have been disappointed each time, so three strikes and you are out. The food is okay, but not memorable. The wait staff is memorable for their lack of attentiveness to tables (where do they go?) and...More

Thank AccidentalTraveler99
Reviewed 8 April 2013

The wait for a table was resonable and the food was really good. The menu had lots of choices and the drink menu also had a wide variety. The restaurant was kind of an upscale sports bar with lots of TV's but nice furnishings -...More

Thank lgaule
Reviewed 2 March 2013

We thought the Lobster Mac & Cheese was to be good. Well, our hungry nephew could not eat all of it, he actually left some of the Lobster chunks. It did not impress him. The other 3 meals werre just average. Too much bun, not...More

Thank Carl W
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Quinoa appetizer was great and the salad with dried cherries was average. Lobster macaroni and cheese was horrible. Imagine fishy tasty lobster lathered with cheese whiz over pasta that was inferior in quality to Noodles and Company. Swanky environment with multiple televisions was nice but...More

Thank theimig
Reviewed 18 February 2013

the bloody mary was tasty and the buttermilk chicken and gravy with hashbrowns, eggs, and toast was very nice.. other folks at the table had the Cuban and pulled pork with no complaints.. we'll be back..

Thank David E
Reviewed 12 January 2013

The Loop Bar and Restaurant in Rochester, Minnesota is similar to Chesters Kitchen and Bar except it is much larger and cavernous. The wait for a table on the Friday night we ate there was about 45 minutes to 1 hour, I believe we also...More

Thank PeripheriesPassport
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-226-8644
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