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Nupa Express

1035 Civic Center Drive NW, Rochester, MN 55901
507 206 5044
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Ranked #3 of 247 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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313 reviews 313 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The food here is very good. The prices have increased over the years and I see it as a bit pricey. The Civic Center Drive location is good for take-out but has virtually no seating. The south location is much larger, contemporary and has a nice seating area. We were impressed with the service. Almost everyone walking in was new... More

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8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Wanted to stop someplace new while school shopping in Rochester. My family loved it. Fast extremely friendly service. Fresh hot food not a bad thing to say can't wait to go back. Will recommend to others yumm

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Chicago, Illinois
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This restaurant offers a nice change from the usual fare…closest to Greek cuisine, but also they have middle eastern food, like falafel. We have eaten here twice on our business trips to Rochester. You order at the counter and they bring it to you, so no actual wait service. Everything is made right then, after you order, so FRESH. We... More

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32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We lived in Rochester years ago and went to Zorba's often then but it is now closed, so today we tried Nupa. Compared to Zorba's, which was a "sit-down" place with waitstaff, It seems to be Greek fast food--delicious fast food! My husband had the gyro and said the french fries were supposed to be good. They were both excellent--spicy... More

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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Took hubby for his birthday! Actually it was he wanted! We both had the gyros sandwich plates. He had rice and salad, me, me fries and salad. I don't know what they do to the fries, but hubby and I fight over them every time! Soooo good! The rice is made so it is very savory! Greek salad...the bomb! The... More

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Austin, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

No-frills spot about .8 miles from the Mayo area, about a $4 cab ride if you choose not to walk. Popular with the locals. Excellent healthy and well-prepared Greek food. I had a grilled chicken pita - YUM! - and couldn't resist ordering their fries as they are fresh-cut, and I was not disappointed. Definitely would have re-visited Nupa if... More

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Stacy, Minnesota
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10 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Good is fresh and excellent. Served quickly for lunch crowd. Excellent gyro meat and grilled chicken. The tiziki sauce is second to none and they even have lemon and cucumber in the water. If you are in Rochester you won't be disappointed.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

We had been looking forward to this after driving for 9 hours. Everything was fresh and awesome...not the biggest portions but it filled us well enough. I especially enjoyed my Muffaleto sandwich - the spicy olive tampanade was perfect and the bread was nice and chewy (the good kind of chewy!) My wife loved her falafel salad and my kids... More

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Mankato, Minnesota
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18 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My family and I ate gyros and fries for lunch inside this restaurant. The dining area is not very big, but very nice, clean, and comfortable. They were playing Greek music, which I really enjoyed. The gyros were absolutely amazing, the best I had ever had: it had a LOT of gyro meat (the most I had ever seen in... More

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Senior Contributor
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19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

If we want take out we come here; if we want to eat-in we go to their Crossroads place. Dependably high quality Greek food; it is one of our favorite quick meals in Rochester. The staples...pita, hummus, gyros, avgolemono soup and Greek salad are yummy, fresh and obviously homemade. Other favorites are the spicy feta and the chicken pita lunch...beautifully... More

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