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300 First

) #71 of 226 Restaurants in Rochester $$ - $$$ American,
300 1st Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901-2830
+1 507-281-2451
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  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
300 1st Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901-2830
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

This restaurant is expensive, but worth it. I hate creamed corn and beets, except for the way their chef prepares it! It is a beautiful building.

Thank Terry-Jolly
Reviewed September 10, 2015

300 Fisrt is a must for those who love great service, and outstanding food. In particular, their grilled Steelhead trout is to die for; with any of their steak offerings a close second. And, should you have to wait for your table, an honest cocktail...More

3  Thank hgreenleaf2
Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Amazing food and great service! The steak was perfectly done and the Bleu Cheese salad - a must try! Will definitely eat here again when in Rochester!!

Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed August 19, 2015

This was my first time to this Restaurant and will for sure not be my Last! I was first Greeted by one of the Friendliest Greeters/ Server/ Bartender Cassie! Outstanding Personality and she put a Permanent smile on my face! The Sirloin Was so Good...More

1  Thank 724markj
Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have lived in the area for 32 years and had never eaten at 300. We went for our wedding anniversary and were more than impressed with the food and the service. I had the prime rib and it was amazing. It...More

1  Thank Dougds9
Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

I was underwhelmed at the selection available on the menu. I will say that they have an impressive drink menu. Ultimately I felt like the prices were high for what I ended up getting on my plate. The homemade creamed corn was very good. The...More

Thank Christina S
Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

When I saw the Bavette steak, listed on the menu as a unique cut if local beef, I had to give it a try. It was hands down in the top five steaks I ever have had at a restaurant. Every side dish, from their...More

Thank simplemika
Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed 300 First one night with another couple. The waitress was very personable and helpful in determining food and drink choices. They made a delicious Mojito and the Prime Rib was well cooked and reasonably priced. The Asparagus was also terrific! Will definitely return...More

Thank AliJo36
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Excellent food and great atmosphere. Best place in Rochester for quality and ambiance. Service here is always impeccable.

Thank Mapper04
Reviewed June 22, 2015

The atmosphere is not formal. There are wood booths and a lively atmosphere. The food was hearty and flavorful. This is a better than average restaurant with a pleasant dining experience. The wait staff was friendly and competent.

Thank snowalker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 1st Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901-2830
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-281-2451
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