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ZZest Lunch Counter

100 1st Ave SW Ste 203, Rochester, MN 55902-3159
+1 507-206-4560
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
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“skordalia” (2 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Soups, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
100 1st Ave SW Ste 203, Rochester, MN 55902-3159
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

I was a regular at Zzest Lunch Counter and was saddened yet hopeful when I learned of their plans to close and re-open as Lettuce Unite. I was there on opening day and ordered the Chicken Cobb since my diet is Paleo. I ended up...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 802Asa
Reviewed November 7, 2018

This is no longer ZZEST and is the families new creation LETTUCE UNITE. I did not eat salad for lunch, but got a BOWL of the "Roasted Red Pepper and Gouda Bisque". The soup is very good, but for $7.52 it is not worth it....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Flaps23
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Ordered the red pepper bisque. It had decent flavor but wasn't very hot. The service was quick but the value isn't that good. They have many artisan pastas, sauces and oil and vinegars (and a few gift items).

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank northstar36
Reviewed March 9, 2018

This is a lunch counter, so not a sit down restaurant. There are seating options close by during most of their open hours. The lunch hour gets pretty busy, and seating may be hard to find. The food is outstanding. They have a number of...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Bill K
Reviewed October 9, 2017

First off, adjust your expectations: this is a lunch counter/mini-market/grocery, not an eat-in restaurant. Second, yes, it takes a little bit of time/patience to find as it's located in the byzantine skyway system. Despite these two caveats (drawbacks?), I think ZZest is worth seeking out....More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank JetSetLibrarian
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Best Prime rib sandwich in town. Very good portion. I also like their Skordalia. Service is quick and everything tastes fresh. they also have a small market selling cheese and some other goodies.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Jyo G
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Wife and I stopped here for lunch between Mayo Clinic appointments. Sandwiches were awesome. Nice selection of specialty cheese and other specialty items. Good friendly service and prices are reasonable.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank dakotapat2017
Reviewed August 7, 2017

I had their soup which was excellent but disappointed that they didn't have GF bread. My family said their sandwiches were great. I would have given an excellent rating but the lack of GF bread near a major medical center is somewhat inexcusable. I'm not...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Jimmy R
Reviewed April 9, 2017

They offer fun, fast, healthy and delicious lunches to go worth checking out! The flavors they put together are very unique and delightful

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Marla F
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Very good salads, Gumbo, sandwiches. The selection of cheeses is varied. Service is fast and friendly. A bit pricey.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank stol77
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Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 100 1st Ave SW Ste 203, Rochester, MN 55902-3159
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-206-4560
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