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Newt's North

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5231 E Frontage Rd NW, Highway 52, Rochester, MN 55901-4156
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Minneapolis, MN
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From what we searched, Rochester has limited choices when it comes to breakfast/brunch options. We read reviews & saw Newt's had one of the higher reviews. Nicely decorated with hunting memorabilia, historical photos, etc. You seat yourself, then a server comes to take your order. Fairly prompt service. No complains on the food itself. We appreciated that they did not... More 

Thank PHMN
Rochester, Minnesota
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the place we go to most often when looking for a burger. The service staff is wonderful and the burgers are the best in town. We have to admit we love the popcorn also as it is some of the best around.

Thank tolly246
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been eating Newt's for breakfast for a while and it used to be awesome. Typically Newt's has great service but lately is has taken >30 minutes for our food to come out. Today our breakfast came with onions after we had asked for no onions, we didn't get the toast that comes with our breakfast and the chocolate... More 

Thank Amanda B
Roscoe, Illinois
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh, fast, perfectly prepared burger. Friendly staff that was attentive and enthusiastic about their job.

Thank kimann115
Dunnellon, Florida
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192 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried Newts on a Sunday afternoon. Service was excellent and Decor tastefully typical for a sports bar. Sadly on this day the food (burgers and rings) were just Ok. Lettuce was slightly wilted, the bottom of the buns were soggy with meat juices and the onion Rings were a bit greasy. A $12 burger should be better.

Thank Jack S
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thought this was for the express in the food court. I haven't been to the new north store. I'm sure with Newts reputation, it's good

Thank Susan R
Rochester, MN
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We come here about every week for the burgers. Nice bar atmosphere, great popcorn and the best burgers in town. Love the Marvin't burger with chipolte mayo. Great chicken tenders and wonderful onion rings.

Thank BHLovesTravel
Portland, Oregon
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Cinco de Mayo night we tried Newt's thinking it would be a slower night for them. Nope! It was another busy night but we had a great dinner. They have gluten free options but I don't know how it would be for someone with celiac disease. I had a great burger and my husband had chicken strips. We were happy... More 

Thank mbamom2
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Newts North is a great place for breakfast. I've been going there almost every Saturday morning for a couple of years now. It really is the best kept breakfast secret in Rochester so it's easy to get a table and they generally play 70's and 80's music (not too loudly) so the ambiance is great. I am a creature of... More 

Thank Gregg S
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

The food is great bar food, but it is tough to get a table. Only once in the 8 times we've been here this year have we had poor service.

Thank RegionalEater

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Gluten Free Options, American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5231 E Frontage Rd NW, Highway 52, Rochester, MN 55901-4156
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 15072268266

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