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Downtown Kitchen - CLOSED

14 Historic 3rd Street SW, Rochester, MN
+1 507-226-8222
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
10 Jul 2015
“This place has closed”
7 Nov 2014
“Wonderful flavors!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, Vegetarian Friendly
14 Historic 3rd Street SW, Rochester, MN
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Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

The location was awesome and when their lease ended The Tap Room decided to expand into the old Downtown Kitchen. Looking forward to the food that will now be served from the Tap House.

2  Thank brigida1998
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Downtown Kitchen is one of our favorite go-to restaurants when we want a quiet atmosphere and a more formal experience. Service is wonderful, too!

1  Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Consistently excellent food, ambiance and service -- I would say the best of Rochester, hands down. Jazz music, white tablecloths, candles -- it has a fancy/quaint air and menu items I can't pronounce but manages to not be pretentious at all -- friendly wait-staff certainly...More

3  Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 8 October 2014

My wife took me to the DownTown Kitchen for Dinner last week. First Impression when seated: The table was moving, water was going to put something under the table legs but never did. The menu was outdated, i.e. when ordering, we were informed that some...More

1  Thank Jim h
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Spent a week at The Clinic, tried different Trip Advisor rated restaurants each night. There are several very good restaurants. But without doubt DOWNTOWN KITCHEN is the best.

1  Thank 197JohnW
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Historic 3rd Street is a perfect location for this restaurant, which seems to take you back to a time when people really cared about the food they served you, instead of getting something from a chain restaurant that has been designed to be served the...More

3  Thank ConferenceMgr
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Hit or miss now. Standards are not being upheld. One night is excellent ( springtime risotto) and the next it seems like leftovers from lunch are being served or the chef is absent. The last visit even the service was neglectful in spite of an...More

5  Thank Joe D
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Went there for lunch and we should have been clued that no one was in the restaurant at lunch time. The Onion soup was terrible. The sandwiches were okay. Went to get a cappacinno and they tried to make it homemade. Not a great idea....More

2  Thank gary k
Reviewed 13 May 2014

I was a bit skeptical looking at some of the reviews but we decided to give it a try. We loved the intimate atmosphere. It is our tradition every time I go to the Mayo to eat at a relaxing restaurant the night before my...More

4  Thank Luvndbison
Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

Good steak but that's it. Au gratins flavorless & French onion tasted like a broth with onions tossed in at the last minute worst I've ever had. Server was friendly with a poor memory. Overpriced!

3  Thank Bpaf
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  • Address: 14 Historic 3rd Street SW, Rochester, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-226-8222
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