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The Loop

318 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3310
+1 507-226-8644
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (14 reviews)
“garlic fries” (7 reviews)
“wontons” (8 reviews)
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All hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
318 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3310
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

the food was very good, had the chicken sandwich with bacon and avocado...the service was excellent. I went for lunch and was in and out in 30 minutes..

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We called into the Loop by chance, as it was our first day in the town and we were trying to find our feet. The staff made us feel exceptionally welcome and gave us a wonderful table outside. The service was excellent, which the staff...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for drinks and appetizers. Nice selection of appetizers to please just about anyone. Calamari has a nice spicy kick, along with the buffalo chicken wontons. Service was good but could be better.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Vibrant atmosphere and friendly, attentive service. The Sesame Tuna sandwich was perfectly prepared and the Mac & Chz Bites were in for the whole table. There was a lot of bustle going on - not necessarily the place for a quiet relaxing meal. More like...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Good food and service. Some standards, some creative. Good selection of beers. A bit noisy; better when eating outside.

Thank TubaPlummer
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My wife who is an excellent cook thought the menu selection and presentation was very good. New modern design and good beer list. Try the fish tacos.

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 3 August 2016

My husband and I dined here for lunch and my Quinoa Chicken Salad was FABULOUS!! My husband got the burger which had yummy pesto on it. The atmosphere was nice and all the staff were helpful, at one point we asked a bus boy for...More

Thank missussmart935
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Love the brunch menu on both Saturday and Sunday with lots of options. The service was great as was the food. Lots of choices for where to sit including outdoors, high tops, elevated booths and tables.

Thank kagardner
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very nicely decorated on a low traffic side street with lots of shops and restaurants. The Loop has windowed garage door openings and outdoor seating for nice weather. It specializes in craft beers and I'm not a beer drinker, so I can't...More

1  Thank LJBeem
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The loop serves food at an outdoor event each week during the summer, Thursday's on 1st and 3rd. We ordered a steak sandwich and a chicken with vegetable rice bowl last night and both were not worth eating. I think the restaurant would want to...More

2  Thank RAEMinnesota
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
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10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-226-8644
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