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20 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55902
507/289-4219
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 95
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A great place to eat between Mayo Clinic appointments!

Mac's is just short walk from the Mayo Clinic, so is easily accessible for a quick sandwich or meal between Mayo Clinic appointments. I especially liked their hot roast beef sandwich. Nothing fancy here, just good food!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Gary S
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Grand Rapids
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Algona, Iowa
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was tasty, but expensive. (3 people, $50 for lunch) Seemed to take forever to get our food, even though we were right after the lunch rush. They were also out of baclava, which was disappointing in a restaurant that claims to serve Greek food.

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Thank Sue R
Midwest
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered a carryout for our Mom one night and she enjoyed it in her hotel room the night before her surgery. My sister and I ate lunch here one day while we waited for my Mom to be discharged. I had the meatloaf, mashed potatoes and coleslaw. All very good!

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Thank MidwestIris
Grand Rapids
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mac's is just short walk from the Mayo Clinic, so is easily accessible for a quick sandwich or meal between Mayo Clinic appointments. I especially liked their hot roast beef sandwich. Nothing fancy here, just good food!

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Thank Gary S
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91 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Had a late breakfast New Year's Day. We had the Classic Breakfast and the Greek Special Breakfast. Both were great. The eggs over easy and hash browns were just what you would expect. The classic gave you the choice of ham, bacon or sausage for a meat. The Greek Special had Gyro meat, tzatziki sauce and a compote of cucumber,... More 

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Thank Jeff S
Milwaukee
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I had the Mac's omelet with hash browns. It was good! Very old diner feel to it and classic breakfast. Just what I was looking for.

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Thank srichmond2008
Houghton, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

My husband and I come here every time we go to Mayo. We intend to change, but somehow always end up coming back! Our favorites are the gyro plate and the fig and honey kissed salad - we generally order both and share. As a lover of gyros, their tzatziki sauce was the best I've ever had. Seriously, we have... More 

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Thank Laura J
rochester
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Had 2 pancakes, order of so-so bacon and coffee at Mac's 3 days ago and the bill was almost $15.! Outrageous prices for mediocre food. Lots of better breakfast places in Rochester for half the price!

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Thank msalt8232
Santiago
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Whenever I am in Rochester I always have breakfast at Mac's. In my opinion they have the best breakfast in the area. In addition to standard breakfast fare they also have great Greek options. Ben, who opens upon the morning, is a very likable guy who has lots of interesting things to talk about in addition to being a very... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Over the years of being a downtown worker in Rochester, mac's was a staple lunch and breakfast spot. But over the last few visits, the total time from start to finish has exceeded an hour. my last visit, my husband and I left after one hour and our food wasn't even on the grill. the food from my memory is... More 

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Thank Rmuel
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I was in Rochester recently for a non-medical reason and visited a number of local establishments. I travel very frequently for business and leisure but I do not frequently submit reviews. We went to Mac’s for breakfast and while most breakfast servings anywhere are non-descript, the breakfast experience at Mac’s was phenomenal. There were two of us, both foodies, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 507/289-4219

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Greek, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?