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“BURGER FOR THE BELLY - THE "WORKS"” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Newt's North

Newt's North
5231 E. Frontage Road NW, Highway 52, Rochester, MN
+1 507-226-8266
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Ranked #4 of 243 restaurants in Rochester
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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“BURGER FOR THE BELLY - THE "WORKS"”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Visiting the area while kid was attending hockey camp. Okay 3.5 rounded up to a 4. Ordered the "works" burger for takeout. 3/4 beef patty with ample fixings. Surprised to see that they'll cook it medium rare since most places only go as far as medium on the scale. Echoing some of the comments of previous reviewers.....YES the burger is juicy and the accompanying fixings with each signature burger are fresh and plentiful. YES the fries are good and crispy with skins. I didn't eat in, but the frontage location is spacious with a bar in the middle of the restaurant. The staff was welcoming with a smile on their face and ensured my takeout order was good to go. They also didn't skimp on the packets of ketchup and mustard. The only one small drawback was that the burger was a bit bland and wasn't seasoned. Now I'm used to having my patties slightly seasoned, but also understand there are burger joints that don't taint the "essence" of the beef and leave it up to the eater to dress the burger to individual taste. I'm going with the assumption that this is one of those purist burger joints. Not a bad burger, but also didn't crack my top 10. Still, a welcoming restaurant that serves fresh to order food. I can see why Newt's is a local favorite.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Iowa
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106 reviews 106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“They earned their best burger votes!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

Passing through Rochester we needed a lunch. Looked up reviews and chose Newts North. Excellent choice! We each had a different burger and all were great. Also, their french fries are awesome, nice and crispy, lots of them, just how we love them.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lansing, MI
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18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great Burgers, Great Beer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

and great service...you can't go wrong here. Everything, btw, is made fresh and cooked your way. You always get popcorn when you sit down...a tip..get there early, it fills up fast!

Visited June 2013
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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
“lunch”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

i thought the service was fair.a lot of it was that the server were going through a routine.there was just a fair amount of taste to the meat.the burger did not live to what i expected from them.i think that it is just a bar that sells fair burgers!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Kerrville, Texas
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Best burgers and more fries than we could eat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

The burgers were cooked to one's preference. They were huge, as were their sandwiches. I had a grilled chicken that was awesome. My husband had a Jucy Lucy burger stuffed with cheddar cheese. We each got more fries than we could eat. Very tasty.

Visited May 2013
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