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City Cafe - CLOSED

216 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3129
+1 507-289-1949
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
23 Aug 2016
“I never miss City Cafe when I'm in Rochester”
26 May 2016
“This place no longer exists.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
216 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3129
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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I've been to the City Cafe about 5 times for lunch and each time I had a sandwich that was great. City Cafe is always on my list of places to go when I visit Rochester. Not a lot of room to sit inside, but...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed May 26, 2016

I wanted to let you know that this place closed this past winter, and another restaurant just opened in its space.

Thank Janet L
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Good food, decent prices, good service. Pretty much what a person would expect from a city cafe. Was easy enough to find parking mid week and a good location. Wait staff was attentive enough without being bothersome.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

They should take places of here if they are closed!! Really disappointing to go and find out it's closed. Especially when family comes from out of town to visit here. Little upset

Thank foodiefamily12345
Reviewed April 16, 2016

My wife and I spent a fantastic evening at the City Café … one of our “must-do” stops whenever we visit Rochester. It is one of our favorite restaurants of all time. But … we were told that it is CLOSING! How can that be?...More

Thank Cigano-Gitano
Reviewed April 12, 2016

City Cafe is being revamped into a Mexican Restaurant called Hefe Roja. City Cafe is closing 4/16/16. It will reopen in May as the new place. Get there while you can to enjoy their great food.

3  Thank brigida1998
Reviewed March 16, 2016

We really enjoyed our dinner at this place. The tuna was wonderful and our service was great. Lovely, leisurely evening meal. Will most definitely be back.

Thank 549rachael
Reviewed January 29, 2016

I have a gluten allergy and it was tough finding something, but ended up with the tuna. It was good. Loved the staff. very friendly and tried to help me get someone i could eat. They have a full bar and a good happy hour.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed January 20, 2016

Stopped by City Cafe for lunch. I had the Wild mushroom naan pizza and was blown away! I ordered it with some trepidation as I am not a pizza person, the tomato sauce usually gives me heartburn! This pizza had no tomato sauce but was...More

Thank kc1016
Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

Certainly a quaint, pub feel place and what I would call general fare with some emphasis on Cajun given the shrimp / crawfish étouffée and a unique shrimp and crawfish pizza. The service is efficient, with quick serve food. The Mussels are really good but...More

1  Thank Travelsavi
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3129
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-289-1949
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