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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%
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“hamburger” (66 reviews)
“fries” (110 reviews)
“juicy lucy” (22 reviews)
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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

Been here many times. It’s a staple on our annual trip to Mayo. My husband and I are good eaters, but even we share a burger. Get it medium. So good. They also have onion rings on lock down. Share a basket. It’s deep fried...More

Thank Tamara R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When you want the best burger, head to Newts....a wide variety of burgers to choose from... complimentary popcorn is cool....try the cheese curds...and most people don't know this...but they have excellent malts...!

Thank John L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit that place almost every time we are visiting Rochester. My husband is a big fun of their burgers. I prefer wings, they are good. Very comfortable atmosfere, authentic inside design. Highly recommended!

Thank colibri7900
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a great Crispy Chicken Sandwich and awesome burgers!! Great service and a very clean restaurant locally owned!

Thank Sweetcheeks S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have recently tried the newer of the locations in NW off Hwy 52 and 55th. Delicious burgers and friends enjoyed their chicken. Downtown location is on the 2nd floor and difficult for us to manage the stairs so appreciate this NW location. Always great...More

Thank P N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a tasty meal here with typical brew pub fare. I guess they are known for burgers which I did not have. My wrap was good and the beer was cold.

Thank Keystoneup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very disappointed on arriving at Newt’s to find that it was on the second floor and there was no handicap access, only very long, steep stairs. I wish this had been noted on their website. After difficulty climbing the stairs, we found the...More

Thank kc519
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful! I got the fatty melt. The buns were grilled cheese sandwiches! We got the onion rings as an appetizer. Also, best I've ever had. Would highly recommend!

Thank bendupree00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an early dinner here and the burgers were excellent. The frenchfries were average. The salad was also very good. They make their own dressings and the French and ranch were both very good. They also have an express lunch restaurant in the pedestrian...More

Thank 165lexa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok.. we visited due to the reviews but honestly I am stunned. This location is on the second floor (we entered up the stairs on the side of the building) and found an old, poorly lit restaurant. The staff was friendly. The menu is quite...More

Thank bclarke292
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January 30, 2016|
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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
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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