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Mac's Diner

American, Greek, Diner
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20 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55902
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Frisco, Colorado
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Three of us had lunch on the patio in great June weather. The food was average but fresh and the service was OK. Prices are reasonable. Good for getting out of all the Rochester buildings and people watching.

Thank FriscoScott
Valparaiso, Indiana
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143 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice restaurant serving Greek American fusion. They do serve some traditional Greek dishes I had the Pistachio and was very pleased. Wine is available by the glass or by the bottle. Service was slow the evening we were there but since we were seated outside on a pleasant summer evening, this did not distract from our experience.

Thank Kent F F
Littleton, Co
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was okay, services was okay, choices were okay. Okay? I would eat here again only if there were not better options very close. If you have to be at or near the Mayo Clinic, you might try some of the fast food places in the subway.

Thank jroflittleton
Stuart, Florida
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104 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent trip to the Mayo Clinic, I had lunch at one of Mac's outside tables. The food, a salad, was fresh and delicious and the service was - somewhat slow - but very nice. Mac's Diner is a nice spot to enjoy an outdoor lunch mere steps from the Mayo Clinic.

1 Thank SF-J-14
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The 4 of us ate our breakfast at Mac's Diner because of the hotels front desk agent's suggestion. Our breakfast was good. Nothing that really stood out as far as the meal itself or the service or atmosphere. Which was fine with us. We just wanted to enjoy each other's company over a cup of coffee and eggs and bacon... More 

Thank deni c
Birmingham, Alabama
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Ate lunch here with my wife. She had a specialty salad and I had the Mac's Omelet. Both were great. Service was very good. Great place to people-watch in the Peace Plaza.

Thank Ron C
St. Paul, MN
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We've been eating at Mac's since 2007, when we started going to the Mayo Clinic for a chronic health issue. It made both my husband and I so happy, as transplanted New Yorkers, to find such a wonderful Greek "diner" Fast forward to last weekend when I brought a group of 5 friends to eat there for lunch. It took... More 

Thank modeknit
Medford, Oregon
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our lunch it has moved to the river and has beautiful views of the Rogue River. If you wanted to go just for ice cream you can sit in the soda section at the counter and still look out at the river. The grounds were beautiful with flowers and ponds. Menu was extensive. Dinner... More 

Thank queensusie1227
Louisville, Kentucky
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87 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Tasty food with good quality served by friendly staff. The portions are not large but the prices are reasonable.

Thank Jennyjourneys
Norfolk, Nebraska
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Food was amazing, Greek food was quite authentic! And the variety and fusions of the menu are awesome!! Some of the prices is what got me, little too high but I understand location.

1 Thank foodiefamily12345

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Greek, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 507/289-4219

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