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Mac's Diner

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20 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55902
507/289-4219
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Giros

In addition to breakfast served all day, the giros sandwiches with crispy potato chips are the best. Fresh baked pies and national news on the Tvs call you to come back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
barbara t
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Rochester, Minnesota
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We ate here several times while we were in the area. It quickly became or favorite and regular go to spot! We loved the atmosphere and the food was fantastic. Whether it was Greek or American, it was wonderful. I can't say enough great things about this place.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We had the Meatloaf open faced sandwhich and the Gyro Plate. The food was awesome. We had delivery through a service and the food arrived hot and fresh! WTG Mac's we will be back!

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Ordered steak and eggs x2 as an evening meal. One bite of the steak and my wife had to spit it out. It smelled like it had gone off. It looked like it'd been slimed in grease and possibly microwaved. The hash browns had been cooked to a crisp and so there was no substance to them, and hardly any... More 

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

service decent, pleasant place, not the cleanest, but adequate if you need a place while at Mayo. Hopefully won't be returning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Had the oatmeal cake, if you like oatmeal,you will love this, just eat it like oatmeal, covered in milk (comes with) and put the cinnamon sugar butter on it. Kalya is an awesome server who cares. Will be back for sure.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

In addition to breakfast served all day, the giros sandwiches with crispy potato chips are the best. Fresh baked pies and national news on the Tvs call you to come back.

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Des Moines, Iowa
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I was looking to grab something healthy before my next appointment and Mac's never fails me! Fast and kind voices. Thank You Mac staff! Your kindness is really nice breath of fresh air.

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marbear989
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Enjoyed our breakfast. I had the french toast and it was very good. My husband had eggs and pancakes, also very good. Cooked just the way he liked them. Service was good too. We even came back in the evening for dessert. My husband wanted a chocolate malt and it was excellent. The apple pie was very good.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

This place is excellent for breakfast, where they can combine eggs with a number of options. Clean and friendly.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This place has excellent food. I probably would not return, not because of poor service but I don't care to hear servers pandering for tips from other patrons in a loud manor. It makes it very uncomfortable to hear a server whine about not being able to get her kids proper gifts because she hasn't made enough in tips. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 507/289-4219

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?