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Pescara

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150 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904 (2nd St SW and Broadway)
We are located 2 blocks away from the Rochester City Bus Depot.
(507) 280-6900
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Pescara invites those with an appetite for fresh, forward food to share...
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Doing business
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 218
    Excellent
  • 80
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Toplofty

Inconvenient ramp parking, except for indoor walkway. Arrived with no reservations (not required), which seemed off-putting to the hostess. We were the only ones in the place for an early supper and when we left, only two other groups were present. I did not feel like we received a warm first... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
2theou
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Heiligenkreuz, Austria
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Heiligenkreuz, Austria
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Inconvenient ramp parking, except for indoor walkway. Arrived with no reservations (not required), which seemed off-putting to the hostess. We were the only ones in the place for an early supper and when we left, only two other groups were present. I did not feel like we received a warm first impression! Waitstaff was haughty and imperious from the outset.... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

I've been to Pescara twice. The first time I had some excellent Hebi. The second time I had some delicious Sea bass. The fish was great both times. So was dessert. 😄 Both times the service was good and the servers were very knowledgable about the menu. My main gripe about the place is their couples seating. They have one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Great ambiance and attention, since. I had Lobster Bisque, arugula salad and Grilled Tuna. Everything was outstanding.

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Boulder, CO
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We were excited to try, as someone said, "A real New York style restaurant" in Rochester. The food wasn't terrible. The service wasn't terrible. The room wasn't terrible. But none of it was great, and certainly did not justify the price. We ordered the tuna tartare appetizer, which was fine. A little boring, but fine. Oddly, though, it came with... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Pescara has very good food, wonderful service and delicious food! They are right downtown and have wonderful atmosphere.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I cannot say enough wonderful things about Pescara. It is a fabulous restaurant. I thought everything was delicious, the wine, chosen by a member of our party was excellent and fairly priced. The service was excellent. A gala evening for the 5 of us.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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111 reviews 111 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The only thing I am looking forward to about returning to Rochester is going back to Pescara. We had the fish tacos and they were amazing.

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Rochester, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This restaurant is listed as one of the best and the food was very good. What I liked best is that you can get some things here that you can't get anywhere else. I got gluten free fish tacos and steamed and then sauteed edamame. It was wonderful!

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Madison, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Impeccable service, ambience, and in Rochester, Minnesota, seafood extraordinaire!! I recommend everything! With attention to detail = perfection. Ask the staff for its recommendations...be ready: you will enjoy it all. Marvelous drinks...and dining experience! Don't pass up a visit to Pescara while you are in Rochester.

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Rochester, Minnesota
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Pescara is known as a seafood restaurant and their sea bass was very well done, as was the steak. But side dishes were overly seasoned, mostly with salt, and the service was mediocre. The server apparently loved to hear his own voice and gave a lengthy dissertation on the specials. When finished, he left the table without taking a beverage... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
    (2nd St SW and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: We are located 2 blocks away from the Rochester City Bus Depot.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: (507) 280-6900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients

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.
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?