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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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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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158 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
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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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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
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
Rochester, Minnesota
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

The two of us visited the Redwood Room on a Saturday night during their dinner rush with their most popular musician Fernando playing. The wait was still only twenty minutes, but it's worth waiting any amount of time to spend an evening here. Service was fantastic, nice dimly lit atmosphere with great live music and expertly made drinks, and exquisite... More 

1 Thank NiCarlson
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2015

We love this place! Great low key ambiance without the "trendiness" so prevalent in town now. The food was great too! Love the little touches like the bread and olive oil they give you as a starter.

Thank Farmecologist
Centerville, Iowa
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65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Our food was delicious. I had medium rare beef medallions in mushroom sauce with blue mashed red skin potatoes. The Redwood salad was flavorful but woefully over dressed. My daughter's Chicken Milanese was incredible. She could only eat one of the two monster panko and herb fried breasts. Our waitress was pleasant but seldom seen. They had only one visible... More 

1 Thank bigfishISU
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We discovered this by ourselves, was curious about the downstairs location. Found it to have great, quiet atmosphere. Pizza was good, "California style." Drinks were good. Service was pretty good. There was local live music.

1 Thank Mary S
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

I went to the Redwood Room on the suggestion of the concierge at my hotel & it was fantastic. I was by myself and ended up sitting at the bar, which can be awkward by yourself, but I was made to feel very welcome by the staff & other patrons at the bar. They had a great selection of craft... More 

1 Thank DessertGirl79
Rochester, Minnesota
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This is the "cellar" spot beneath 300 First, and I guarantee you will find a pizza to love. Unusual pairings of toppings on thin crusts makes this a place to add to your list. Romantic atmosphere and music -- what's not to like?

1 Thank Norsktraveler29

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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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