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216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Upper level, Rochester, MN 55902-3129
+1 507-289-0577
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“hamburger” (67 reviews)
“fries” (111 reviews)
“juicy lucy” (22 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Upper level, Rochester, MN 55902-3129
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I don’t know how they do it, but this is the flavor king of all burgers. Good service everything I’ve had at Newts is the best. Always good food and great atmosphere!

Thank R H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Newts to have one of their famous burgers. The hostess was friendly when she brought us our popcorn and water--loved the popcorn. Our server, Ryan, was less than welcoming and acted like we were bothering him even though the...More

1  Thank MNVoyageuse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Newts has been apart of the Rochester dining scene since I arrived here 19 years ago and nobody beats their burgers! Free popcorn and good drinks available! Pretty good atmosphere as well!

1  Thank Chuck H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't eat hamburgers often but enjoyed these and my side salad was fresh. My husband likes Pilsner beer & Newt's had it. Other places did not Loved the onion rings! Friendly service We went back second day

1  Thank jennyseinert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have eaten here a couple of times when we’ve been in town doctoring at Mayo. The service is okay and the food is good. My husband liked his burger and I tried the mac & cheese grilled cheese - it was...More

1  Thank E M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food with good service. Definitely a place to go back too! Many types of sandwiches, not just burgers.

1  Thank batangel40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in town for appointments at Mayo Clinic and stopped in for dinner. It is upstairs of Hefe Rojo Mexican restaurant. Their specialty is burgers and doesn’t disappoint. I sat at the bar and service was fast and staff friendly. Menu is typical of a...More

1  Thank Pete C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Burgers were great, well made! The service was friendly, but slow and it wasn’t overly busy. The outdoor seating looked great, but too cold when there.

Thank Jen621
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times. It’s a staple on our annual trip to Mayo. My husband and I are good eaters, but even we share a burger. Get it medium. So good. They also have onion rings on lock down. Share a basket. It’s deep fried...More

1  Thank 416tamarar
Alicia H, Guest Relations Manager at Newt's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review Tamara!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When you want the best burger, head to Newts....a wide variety of burgers to choose from... complimentary popcorn is cool....try the cheese curds...and most people don't know this...but they have excellent malts...!

1  Thank John L
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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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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, Upper level, Rochester, MN 55902-3129
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-289-0577
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