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216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 289-0577
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best burgers

Always go to Newt's as their burgers are the best. They give you freshly popped corn -- as much as you like while waiting for your meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Ronald G
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Palm Bay, Florida
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  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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River Falls, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I am actually reviewing Newt's south, which is a third and new location for them on South Broadway in Rochester. The Newt's downtown (1st Ave.) was always too crowded and have not been able to get a table there even once on a weekend evening out of 5-6 tries. I have also tried the Newt's north, there the parking is... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Good burgers and fries with a veggie patty as an option. Huge nachos for sharing. Everything is reasonably priced and reliably consistent.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Always go to Newt's as their burgers are the best. They give you freshly popped corn -- as much as you like while waiting for your meal.

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Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Recommend going to the actual restaurant Had fish and chips - fish freshly cooked , fries limp and lukewarm Great staff and service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I definitely see why they have been voted best burgers in rochester for many consecutive years. There are so many delicious sounding burgers to chose from. It's like heaven!

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Rochester Hills, Mi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Quick, good service. Hamburger was very good. The restaurant is on the second floor and did not see an elevator. Right in the middle of the Mayo Clinic area so it is convenient.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great service. Didn't have to wait to long for food once ordered and we had a group of 5. Excellent staff. Great popcorn.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Eat at Newt's downtown Rochester Mn. tonight for the first time and was DELICIOUS if you are a hamburger connasuer, they do have other dishes besides hamburgers. I had the "Marvin Burger" Enjoyed happy hour after a long day of appointments at the Mayo Clinic.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great burger, I got the juicy Lucy. Nice beer selection and the service at the bar was outstanding. I will be back

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

OMG - The Jucy Lucy Burgers are simply A MAZ ING!!! Definitely will have to have this again the next time I'm in Rochester. The cheese curds were also really good. Super fast service.

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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

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  • 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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene

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