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Chester's

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American, Gluten Free, Contemporary
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University Square, Rochester, MN 55904
507-424-1211
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Ft. Myers Beach
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A quick walk from the Mayo Clinic area. University Mall has great shopping and Chesters is located there. Eat inside or outside! The food is great!

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Thank Barbara M
Rochester, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to Chesters more than 20 times and have never been disappointed. The food is always superb. The atmosphere is urban yet comfortable and casual. This one-off restaurant is a jem and should not be missed while visiting the Med-city.

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Thank mikebusch
Rochester, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Quality dishes. Perfect amount while maintaining class. Fair price performance. Rotisserie chicken dishes most definitely a staple and recommended. Nice atmosphere for pre dinner at the bar, or enjoying outside sitting in the peace plaza. Excellent and quality service.

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Thank elyuso
Rochester, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good variety of excellent menu items in a friendly atmosphere. A little noisy in the restaurant but seating outside in the mall is comfy and quiet.

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Thank BarbKM
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited this restaurant on three separate occasions within a two-week period. The food was very good, the service was quick. I loved the outdoor seating. Seating is very limited on the patio so be prepared to wait.

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Thank Susan G
Rochester, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

For all the hype, the food was meh for the price and the patrons were all trying too hard to be hip. The trout had bones throughout and the service was very average.

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Thank Christy V
Rochester, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Chesters never disappoints! Great food, service and right downtown near the nightlife. Drinks are great, food is well prepared and there is always something new to try.

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Thank cholter
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Varied and interesting menu. Some of my favorites are brie curds, grilled meatloaf with marsala gravy (ask for extra! ), and Santa Fe salad. Their chocolate cake is phenomenal, but their seasonal Key Lime pie is fantabulous! I've never found a key lime pie that I've liked before. Anything off their menu I'm sure is wonderful!

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Thank Susan R
Eyota, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome food. Great staff. Nice to eat outside when weather permits. Within walking distance of Mayo Clinic

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Thank connor1948
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A wide variety of menu options to chose from. The turkey burger was definitely the best one I've ever had.

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Thank Michele K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: University Square, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 507-424-1211

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