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Chester's

111 S Broadway # 108, University Square, Rochester, MN 55904
+1 507-424-1211
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
111 S Broadway # 108, University Square, Rochester, MN 55904
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Reviewed yesterday

I'm sorry that the food was so mediocre, because it was very nice to sit outside on Peace Plaza and face the lovely fountain and historic theater. The Chopped Salad was average to poor. It felt like all the food was sourced from corporate food...More

Thank eilers78751
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Since I moved to Rochester last year from Minneapolis I have really missed restaurants with ‘real chef’ prepared food. I heard Chester’s would have this type of food so my husband and I went there on Friday night and we were not disappointed. I had...More

Thank Rose M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Chester’s has a large and full variety menu for lunch. Lots of healthy and gluten/veg options too. Service was prompt as well as quick. I had a quinoa healthy bowl and my husband had chicken tacos. Both very tasty. Would recommend.

Thank NWOCanadaSunseeker
Henry C, General Manager at Chester's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your visit. We appreciate the the inclusion of our menu items that are specific to dietary needs we can create a dish for almost all allergen and dietary needs.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good ... had the Cowboy Burger and Beans. Burger was delicious, loaded wiyh cheese/bacon/onion strings and a good sauce that had just the right bbq element to it and the beans had "sweet" taste. Could've used some fries as well is the only downside.

Thank FlashBack351
Henry C, General Manager at Chester's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review on Yelp and here on Trip Advisor we appreciate the feedback and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Chester's was conveniently close to Mayo so we had dinner here one evening after all of my appointments were completed. It was a weeknight, but very busy. The food was good and waitstaff were kind and attentive. But food and drinks were pricey.

Thank Diana W
Henry C, General Manager at Chester's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review Diana. We appreciate your patronage and hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Walleye (local specialty) tacos and half rack of ribs. Both excellent. Service was attentive and quick.

Thank Ben L
Henry C, General Manager at Chester's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you fro your review Ben.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for the Meatloaf and was very pleased. My wife had a pasta dish that was outstanding. The server was prompt and courteous. I left my credit card by mistake, and came back the next day. It was there. That is really special! A...More

Thank Spanky1984
Henry C, General Manager at Chester's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, great bar, and great atmosphere. However, don't go here with friends when you'll be talking because the echo and talking noise is very loud. At busy times you literally cannot hear someone talk across the table from you. When I go with my...More

Thank Gene F
Henry C, General Manager at Chester's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Gene. We appreciate the kind words. I also wish there was less noise in the restaurant as well.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable, trendy bar and restaurant. Patio on Peace Plaza lined with flowers, view of fountain. Great menu, delicious food. We have many allergy needs which waitstaff and chefs willing to help and provided excellent advice and menu choices. Favorite for Mayo Clinic employees. Recommend reservations....More

Thank P N
Henry C, General Manager at Chester's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you P N!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have gone to Chesters many times and enjoyed it. However just recently we tried their Sunday brunch for the first time. There are not many good brunches in Rochester, but theirs was excellent. We sat outside, had great food, service and conversation. Thanks

Thank Tim C
Henry C, General Manager at Chester's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Tim!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 S Broadway # 108, University Square, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-424-1211
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Description
"Why Chester's?" We get asked this often and the answer is quite simple...it's a friendly, comfortable and traditional name. This is a direct reflection of how we want you to feel in our restaurant. The other connection we made is a tribute to the city, Ro-Chester's! We love Rochester and we're glad to be a part of this community. Comfort food, steaks, fresh fish, pasta you name it we have it!
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