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20 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55902
507/289-4219
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6:00 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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Food, Decent Service

Ate outdoors here one night. The spanikopita was good and the side dishes were decent. The service was good, but not really great. The location is convenient to the Mayo Clinic campus.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Murray B
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Memphis, Tennessee
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Ate outdoors here one night. The spanikopita was good and the side dishes were decent. The service was good, but not really great. The location is convenient to the Mayo Clinic campus.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very nice Greek Diner. The gyros were delicious. The desserts were a over priced and not that good to be honest. Superior service!

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Sheboygan, WI
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Came here for lunch while visiting Mayo. Beautiful outdoor patio attached to the courtyard. I ordered a Greek salad and paid extra to include gyro meat. The salad was $16 so that did seem rather expensive...but it was delicious. Came with a warm pita. My husband had an original gyro plate...he said it was average but expensive. My son had... More 

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New Jersey
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I was in Rochester 4 years ago for several days and after paying exorbitant prices at several local downtown restaurants - I stumbled across Mac’s Diner. I live in New Jersey and I truly know a good Greek Diner from a mediocre one. It was not mediocre four years ago – it was outstanding! So, when I returned to Rochester... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I loved that you can eat a late breakfast here and the options are good. The meal was served fast and it was very yummy.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This was my first time having lunch at Mac's and was so impressed. All three of us would go back there in a heart beat. The service was wonderful also. Shelby was a great guy with plenty of stories. Good food and fun people.

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I ate at Mac's largely because I wanted to sit outside. I ordered a Greek sampler platter, and it was small given the price, and the salad did not match the description on the menu. (No olives, peppers. Also, I am used to Greek salad having lettuce as a component.) Baked hummus was new to me, and it was fine,... More 

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Victoria, Mn
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Service was very slow and although I do think it was clean the floor made it seem really dirty due to it being so old. I'm not super impressed with the restaurant although the food was good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Shish was great and portions were generous. Pancakes with brown butter, bananas, and whipped cream were the table favorite!

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Bovey, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had heard a lot about how great Mac's is, so we made a point of going there for breakfast this morning. Yesterday mid-day we saw that it was crowded, so were surprised to find a sparse crowd this a.m. We two had a very mediocre breakfast for $35. The service was a rather slow, the server forgot the strawberries... More 

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Additional Information about Mac's Diner

Address: 20 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55902
Phone Number: 507/289-4219
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Greek

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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
  • Price Range: $
  • 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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