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150 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 280-6900
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Ranked #1 of 250 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 2nd St SW and Broadway
Transit: We are located 2 blocks away from the Rochester City Bus Depot.
Description: Pescara invites those with an appetite for fresh, forward food to share small plates, savor fine wine and enjoy selections from sea and land. Located in the newly renovated DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Rochester, it"s the perfect place to gather for business lunches, pre-theater appetizers or romantic dinners.
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Lake Ozark, Missouri
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We stopped by there on 11-19 at 5:30 after a stressful day at Mayo. We asked for a table for two and the hostess was very condescending as she informed us there were not any tables available until 7:00 for two people. She was rude and actually made my wife start to cry. We were dressed professional and are clean... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

I highly recommend the fish tacos for lunch. Excellent lunch, with great service and very good bread. The taco's are $9, and very much worth it.

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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44 reviews 44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A visit to Mayo Clinic in Rochester can be a trying experience, like all the restaurants in the city Pescara is abundant with a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. What sets Pescara apart is its wide selection of fresh seafood prepared in a variety of ways. I strongly recommend reservations. We didn't have one so we sat in the community table... More

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Bloomington, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Upscale restaurant with a nice atmosphere. Good selection of fresh seafood prepared to your order and served with elegance. Extensive wine list. Service was very good. Sides are served family style.Restaurant is a short walk from Mayo Clinic.

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Big Sky, Montana
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Pescara is one of Rochester's best dining experiences. Food, atmosphere, and service are top notch. The chef, manager, sommelier, and wait staff are the best in town. The fresh seafood is always just that....fresh. And, you are given multiple choices on how you want it prepared.

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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Good seafood in the Midwest can be a problem, but Pescara is about a good as it gets this far from the ocean. On the ground floor of a Doubletree hotel, you might hesitate, hotel restaurants generally not so very good. Rochester, however, is upping its game, becoming a bit more cosmopolitan. Thank you, Mayo! My fish was very fresh,... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love their fish tacos and other "$10" lunch specials, not sure why I was charged the extra $3. I had the crab slider with lobster bisque. Well prepared except that the flavors were slightly off, not the seasoning or preparation, most likely the seafood itself.

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Biratnagar, Nepal
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Went here twice and highly recommend this place for seafood. Excellent waiting staff, surprisingly good oysters, I recommend ordering oysters and mussels with no hesitation. Not too much items on the menu so don't have to waste time scanning for options (a good thing). Pricey for the Rochester area but worth the seafood.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We visited Pescara in August when we were in Rochester and loved it so much we had to go back last week when we were in the city again. We had the same waitress - Rebecca - both times and she was phenomenal! She knew the menu well and was able to make recommendations as to sauces and sides to... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Dined here again and commented to my guest that I have a difficult time paying for a dinner I am capable of preparing at home. That being said, dropping a couple of hundred for us two to be waited on in what should be an impeccable restaurant while 'not' preparing my food is something to look forward to. I'd be... More

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Xavi T, General Manager at Pescara, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your detailed review. I am sorry that your meal and our service did not meet your expectations. I was given a summary of your dining experience by the Manager on Duty on Sunday morning when I came in to work. Mistakes get made everywhere, but how they get handled makes all the difference in the... More

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Additional Information about Pescara

Address: 150 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
Phone Number: (507) 280-6900
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: International

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