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Cafe Presto

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1223 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902-1941
+1 507-289-2690
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just a small place but the service and food were great! We both had the enchiladas and they were very yummy!

Thank BreezeM0m
Columbia, Missouri
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located directly across the street from St. Mary's Hospital, this is a terrific place to eat away from the hospital but still be close by. Open 7 am-9pm, serves omelettes & other breakfast items, burgers, burritos, Greek items (I had gyro, which was delicious), various sandwiches, kids menu. Very reasonably priced, take out available. Service is quick. Nice to get... More 

Thank KnittingOnTheGo
Belvidere, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every single thing on the menu has been outstanding. Awesome variety for a 2-page menu! With a loved one at St. Mary's for an extended period, we needed a great place to eat that didn't break the budget. Delicious food, great people, fair prices. We have been to over a dozen restaurants in Rochester (chains, independent, and those with a... More 

Thank Stretch2425
Owatonna, Minnesota
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370 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tuna Salad Sandwich special was good as well as the Chick Fagita was great, had enough to take home and enjoy again. Not sure why, but there were 4 people working in the kitchen and only one young lady that was the Hostess, Waitress, server, table cleaner and cashier. There were a few tables of people when we arrived... More 

Thank Carl W
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Went over to Cafe Presto from St. Mary's hospital for supper. While there a thunderstorm rolled through and we needed to get back to the hospital. Staff offered us umbrellas and escorted us back to the hospital during the storm! Excellent food! Have eaten there many times and have never found anything on the menu that I didn't like.

Thank Nancy G
Yokneam Moshava, Israel
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71 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

For years each time i'm in Rochester i'm passing by this place , and each time went to eat at a different place, this time i entered, 👏👏👏👏👏👏 Great local place with home made food , i had Greek salad and chili. Great place for families, the menu has it all , American,Greek, Mexican. Great food, great service , next... More 

Thank Samzil8867
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Loved the food. I had the beef Chimichabga, my wife had the and her Aunt had the California Burger. Portions were generous and reasonably priced. All in all a very enjoyable.meal. Highly recondmended.

Thank Tim L
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Great friendly service. Really good food. My turkey and Gouda panini was great. For a side dish I had a salad instead of fries. $8 for that lunch, drinking water. Located directly across 2nd Street from St. Mary's Hospital, it is a fine place to unwind and have a good, tasty meal. The highlight of my... More 

Thank Kevin M
Norfolk, Nebraska
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Has a great location for when your at the hospital.. Food was ok for what it was, I don't know if we will be back, but the menu was extensive for the size of the restaurant. There are better choices near by.

Thank foodiefamily12345
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The best Greek food I've had in a long while. Excellent service, complete menu for anything you might want. Baklava was delicious!

Thank qvivian9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $14
Mexican, American, Cafe, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1223 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902-1941
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-289-2690
Our restaurant has been family run for 37 years at this same location in Rochester MN. We serve good food at an extremely fair price. We have a free, limited delivery service, for the St. Marys hospital campus and surrounding hotels (no minimum purchase is required).

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