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Newt's

Certificate of Excellence
American, Hamburgers
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216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 289-0577
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious burgers and nachos!

Great atmosphere and very nice bartenders. We sat at the bar and ordered Nachos. They are HUGE and delicious! The plate could have fed a small heard!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Alissa J
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Rochester, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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Rochester, Minnesota
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great atmosphere and very nice bartenders. We sat at the bar and ordered Nachos. They are HUGE and delicious! The plate could have fed a small heard!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

After hearing tons of people rave about the burgers we had to try it! The burgers were indeed excellent and the location may be a little tricky to find ( park in the parking garage across the street for free on weekends) the upstairs restaurant was very tiny and very crowded and reminded me of 1980's supper club décor. Quick... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Great burgers with lots of variety. Great draught beer selection. Friendly staff. Will become a regular soon.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a great place to go for a casual dinner. They have a lot of beers on tap, a variety of things on the menu, and the hamburgers were delicious. Service was fast too.

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Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Had a great meal at Newts. Had the burger in 2 grilled cheese sandwiches and it was awesome (I don't want to check my cholesterol though after that). Restaurant was clean and friendly.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This small place has been around for at least 30 years and it is up one flight of stairs. The menu is simple and really does feature many different types of burgers. when you are seated you are presented with a bowl of popcorn to chew on while making your dining choice, and the floor is appropriately full of popcorn... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

They serve at the Hilton Garden Inn so we were able to order and have it delivered to the bar there and had a great time surrounded by other travelers and Mayo visitors w/o having to leave to find a restaurant after a very long day.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Excellent hamburgers. I love the peanut butter burger! Free popcorn. Sports bar feel. Would love to try their Bloody Mary! Usually the parking lot is full and their is a wait time due to the good food.

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West Melbourne, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Pub style restaurant on the second deck of an old brick building in the downtown area. Small restaurant with booths, tables and large wooden bar. Great sandwich and beer selection. Service was excellent.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Perfect place to grab some good chow with your friends after work. Great beer and sandwich selection.

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Address: 216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902
Phone Number: (507) 289-0577
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: (507) 289-0577

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene

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