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Redwood Room

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300 1st Ave NW, # LOWR, Rochester, MN 55901-2830
+1 507-281-2978
17:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Kind of interesting entry to the restaurant but don't let that deter you. Once inside great food and atmosphere. The artichoke dip was amazing!! Pizza was excellent as well. The guys playing guitar were great, just the right volume.

Thank brldb
Rochester, Minnesota
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Everytime we come here, it is like coming into a friendly warm little oasis. Food is nearly always amazing, the live music is wonderful. Like a private club, but better.

Thank 549rachael
Rochester, Minnesota
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657 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

I don't know why exactly, but we haven't dined here in about 10 years, but the quality has not waned. Actually, I do know why......we have tried a few times in the past decade but they don't take reservations and the normal wait time for a table during dinner hours is about 90 minutes. This place is extremely popular and... More 

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Rochester, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

A regular stop during visits to Rochester. The Chicken Milanese is a favorite. Staff are attentive and committed to a positive dining experience. We love the entertainment and casual atmosphere. A very short walk from center of town. Appreciate they split the check any way we ask w/out attitude.

Thank Joy E
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

We go to the Redwood Room every month or so and always enjoy ourselves. The food, drinks and service are uniformly good. The atmosphere is cozy and friendly. This is not a "Wow!" kind of place, more a place to go when you are in the mood for mellow and relaxed....at least at dinner time, it may get livelier later... More 

Thank SoSoCak
Mount Carmel, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

you have to like a bar atmosphere it is not elegant. It does have great food very unique menu very good well mixed drinks. this night a talented guitar player. The place suited me I would come back.

Thank nwshaw509
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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157 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Quiet setting, casual informal; live music, unique menu. Excellent service. Drinks were great. Good price: Manhattan $6.00 and nice sized. Nice mix of people. Only negative were the paper napkins! We will return. Very pleasant evening. All ages including a family

Thank gjv43501
Warsaw, Indiana
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

We wanted to try a restaurant that we hadn't been to before. We were here on a Thursday night and it was doing a very good business. It is located in the basement with another restaurant on the street level in downtown. It has lots of ambiance and adequate amount of seating. The staff was very attentive and friendly. The... More 

Thank Thomas S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

We were told there would be a 40-50 minute wait, and being it was a Friday night I figured that wasn't bad...we really only had to wait 20 min. :) The drinks and food are both so good. this is the one restaurant I can truly say is always consistent. I've been here multiple times and it's always top notch.... More 

Thank DQ1611
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

This place has been successful in this spot for many years, very popular. Great food, full bar. Totally relaxing ambience. Live music (usually an acoustical guitar) most nights. Also quite reasonably priced considering the quality of the food! Would be great for a date, very intimate.

Thank Rick O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Pizza, American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 1st Ave NW, # LOWR, Rochester, MN 55901-2830
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-281-2978
Rustic comfort food, craft beers, and rambunctious martinis amid a backdrop of live music every night! Gourmet Pasta, Pizza, and Live Jazz. A boisterous, bar atmosphere makes this downtown spot the place to go for fun. Culinary twists, rambunctious martinis, and a stylishly rustic atmosphere blend amid a backdrop of light jazz and acoustic music, all keeping the locals coming back for more. Voted Most Romantic Ambience __ years in a row!

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