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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” (301 reviews)
“fries” (99 reviews)
“juicy lucy” (21 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are a group of 10 in town on business and stopped by Newts. It was close to our hotel. The waiter was both efficient and friendly. He said he has worked there since he was 15 years old! Great burger. I had Todd’s burger....More

Thank kerryr1963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a great place to bring guests when they visit Rochester. The food is unique but burgers are always cooked to perfection. The menu is fun. Friendly spirts sports bar restaurant good for adults family business casual dining. Try it if you like burgers. Favorite...More

Thank marcyb243
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here twice now--so, I must like it! Friendly service and great burgers, as advertised. I like the vibe of this place, prices are reasonable, tap beer selection isn't the greatest; however, the bartender provided samples and was quite eager to please.

Thank bigpoppa1855
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ever since I moved to Rochester, all I heard was how great Newts burgers were. Honestly, I found out quickly its because Newts was the only burger game in town for a while! Any time I go to Newts, the burger buns are soggy. For...More

Thank Ntferraro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not your typical burger and beer joint. Bloody Mary’s are top notch! Not to be missed. Good burgers and sandwiches, quesadilla is good as well. Servers are friendly and efficient.

Thank meganlockie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Your basic restaurant, good for families and a gathering place for co-workers. They have the Peanut Butter hamburger on the menu.

Thank monica a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had the lunch special of burger and fries with a drink. You are served very quickly, and for such a small space, able to find seats. When at the Mayo Clinic again, we will definitely return to Newts!

Thank MicheleKasha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had great service and the food was great. We went there after a hockey game with little kids. It worked out great.

Thank gary657
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Is a nice place if you are looking for the traditional bar and fast food restaurant. The food is great and the waitress are very nice too.

Thank Amelia1718
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy at lunch time. Stand in line to order and pay then stand in line to pick up your food. Burger and fish were good, I expected a bigger burger but all in all it wasn't a bad deal. I would eat there again.

Thank Kevin W
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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