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Cafe Presto

1223 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902-1941
+1 507-289-2690
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
1223 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902-1941
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a restaurant we tried after reading the reviews and we were glad we did. Great food friendly service and generous servings. It was the evening but most of my family got breakfast foods (which they serve all day) and all were quite good....More

1  Thank KAREN S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little dinner! We are in town for Mayo Clinic visits. Tonight, we decided to try Presto after seeing it on TripAdvisor several times and passing by it several times. Their menu is available on their web site. After reviewing the menu...More

Thank 1enchanter1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem across from St. Mary's Hospital surpassed my expectations. The quaint unpretentious atmosphere is relaxing and very casual. That's great for us after driving six hours from Chicago. We ordered the taco salad (an entree) and the chicken fajitas. Well, I was extremely...More

Thank Scarlettdm
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My wife and I were craving a place with flavor, not some huge chain that puts out bland, unimaginative food. We both had wraps that were fresh and sensory. Our server was prompt and a man we suspect was the owner (at least, the manager)...More

Thank englishlange
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Nice selection of sandwiches. My family got a takeout order and took it back to our waiting room at St. Mary's while visiting my niece.

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Great service, excellent breakfast, busy lunch, but was done in 25 minutes. Had enchiladas one night and they were great. Small and no frills, but the food was very good and staff very friendly.

Thank bobandruth19
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Not going to impress anyone bringing them here, but dang, that food was good! Staff are friendly and attentive. Cheap eats and satisfying.

Thank KellyP1962
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I ate at Cafe Pesto about 7 times while my husband was in St. Mary's Hospital. The hospital is right across the street from the Cafe. The help is very good, especially Peter. He and the other server were always to refill my iced tea....More

1  Thank Debby P
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We had several items from the menu and brought some of the food to our nearby hotel. We made it a point to go back a couple times for the Chocolate banana crepes, Nutella Crepes and Strawberry whip cream crepes.. We bought sandwiches as well...More

Thank Minnesotamadge
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Great little place, priced right and tidy to boot. The Greek vinegarette dressing with feta is perfect, and I think the pita is made right here. Their Vesuvio chicken is rotisseried, then finished on the grill. Perfect bite between hospital adventures, and right across the...More

1  Thank Thronetogether
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15 June 2016|
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Response from Tim L | Reviewed this property |
15 July 2015|
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Response from peter p | Property representative |
There is free parking directly behind the restaurant outdoor patio in the back. You will have to enter from 1st Street SW, drive through the hotel parking lot, and then park at Cafe Prestos lot. There is also a pay lot next... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1223 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902-1941
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-289-2690
Our restaurant has been family run for 37 years at this same location in Rochester MN. We serve good food at an extremely fair price. We have a free, limited delivery service, for the St. Marys hospital campus and surrounding hotels (no minimum purchase is required).
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