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216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Upper level, Rochester, MN 55902-3129
+1 507-289-0577
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (68 reviews)
“fries” (110 reviews)
“juicy lucy” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Upper level, Rochester, MN 55902-3129
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Back to Newts on a business trip with 2 coworkers who had never been here before. Burgers were great, fries were crispy and beer was cold. Throw in some free popcorn, classic rock on the speakers and a knowledgeable, fun bartender who knows his beers....More

Thank Scott O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Newts is free popcorn with your beer while you are waiting for your freshly made hamburger - numerous types - or other menu order. The onion rings are also wonderful. It is a family-friendly sports bar.

Thank Holly K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

friendly place to have fun ,food and service top of the line . they made you feel comfortable. so you could relax after a day at mayo clinic

Thank greenkandle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Rochester for an extended stay while having medical treatments at Mayo Clinic. We asked several people for a good place to have a great burger and we tried several places. Newt's was the most recommended, and I will admit the Burger was the...More

Thank Tammy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're hungry for burgers and delicious fries, then this is the place for you. Located in 3 spots in Rochester, NW, downtown and South, there is no excuse to miss out of a great meal. Other options are available including salads and chicken. My...More

Thank smithemptynest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

60 bucks to eat for three and the burger meat tasted like how a cow smells worst burger I’ve ever had

Thank Matthew1470
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fiance and I go to Newts regularly. We really enjoy their burgers and their cheese curds are amazing. Great atmosphere and service is ok as well.

Thank Breanna K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Newts for the location and the food. They have great burgers. We don't live to far from one location. They seated us right away. Our server came and took our drink order. Answered our questions and took our food order. She gave us...More

Thank larsonmark004
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

I don't understand all the hype. The food is mediocre at best. Rochester has so many other options. They need to step there game up with all the competition in town.

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Try the Fatty Melt! Two Grilled Cheese with a burger sandwiched in it. The Juicy Lucy is good too. Orange Juice is over rated and very pricy but is fresh squeezed!

Thank Heather B
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Questions & Answers
January 30, 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from jennelliott14 | Reviewed this property |
The south side location -- on south broadway -- doesn't serve breakfast. They're open for lunch and dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.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. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Upper level, Rochester, MN 55902-3129
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-289-0577
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