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212 S Main St, Pine Island, MN 55963
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Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I love going to the Rainbow Cafe. The food is always very delicious and served hot! The mozzarella sticks are my favorite. The decor is missing something but I go for food. Worth the time and money.

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Rochester, MN
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

After an absence of nearly two years we finally got a chance to go back to the Rainbow. We had loved the ambiance, the food, and the friendly service before. Well, now the walls are painted several shades of baby-poop green, the charming rainbow window is gone and the minimalist look has taken over. We went for the Sunday Brunch... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My partner and I had lunch and dinner here over 2 days. We had the grass fed beef burger, egg sandwich, Reuben sandwich, banana cream pie and a couple of different soups. The beer and wine list was extensive, the Mirror Pond Pale Ale was awesome. The food was very respectful, most being free range, organic and locally sourced. The... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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156 reviews 156 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Super gluten free friendly, and not your average small town coffee shop. Rainbow Cafe in Pine Island is a true find. Extensive wine & beer selection, varied menu choices from full entrées to salads and awesome burgers. The environment is clean relaxed and very comfortable. Want abundant GF choices? Owners of Rainbow have this nailed right down to several delicious... More 

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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232 reviews 232 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

When you walk in, you think it is a small town burger & pie café. Then look at the menu. WOW! This place should have a fancy name, like some restaurants in the big city. In my travels, the menu and food presentation remind me of Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. Only in CA, the cost is about twice as much, and not... More 

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Clarksville, TN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

Great food ... Most all items are made with fresh food from local farms! We had the potato soup and walleye sandwich. Delicious!

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Zumbrota, Minnesota, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Went with a group of 6 adults. Very disappointing. We all ordered something different for dinner. My range free chicken was bloody, my friends lamb was fatty with hardly any meat on them, the BBQ Ribs were all bone and no meat as well. The wait staff was uninformed regarding items on the menu. The portions were very small. Menu... More 

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Rochester, MN
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We had our 3rd visit in about as many years. They have a standard menu plus a varied seasonal menu using many organic locally grown vegetables and meats. Most in our party was in an evening sandwich mood: the blueberry pork was very good and the standard reuben also was quite tasty along with a small portion of some excellent... More 

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Minnesota, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Rainbow Cafe has done it right. Local Grass feed Beef, local pork, handmade and homemade soups and desserts. I bring both Family and Clients here. My favorate is one of the winter squash soups when it is in season and the cheese tray with a bottle of wine.

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Rochester, MN
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95 reviews 95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We biked from Rochester to Pine Island on the Douglas Trail and had lunch at the Rainbow. It was amazing! I had the arugula, goat cheese and beet salad with yummy bread and iced tea. A fabulous whipped dessert followed. I can't believe I've neverbeen here before.

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Address: 212 S Main St, Pine Island, MN 55963
Phone Number: 507-356-2929
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Pine Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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