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Red Knapp's Dairy Bar

304 S Main St, Rochester, MI 48307-2030
+1 248-651-4545
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (42 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
304 S Main St, Rochester, MI 48307-2030
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in to try these "awesome burgers" a friend suggested. What a disappointment. It was disgusting. The burgers texture and flavor were gross. Even the shakes were only fair, pretty much watered down ice cream. Two shakes, two burgers with fries and our tab with...More

Thank ggggretchen
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

A cute restaurant with mostly bar stools and a few booths. I was surprised that it’s cash only but at least the sign is prominent. The younger server looked and acted like she hated her job, no smile just plopped the malt and the food...More

Thank minnesotans4
Reviewed 30 December 2017

It used to be better. Shakes were ok but on the whole, it is really overpriced, dull, and with cash only, a real downer.

Thank stakorgis
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Went back to this favorite high school haunt even though recent reviews were brutal. Food was decent, shakes were incredible! Split the burger and onion rings plus a shake and was plenty full. Fun visit for our family. And yes, don't forget your cash!

Thank bmboo
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The services and quality of this place has really gone down since the change in ownership. You can no longer use your debit or credit cards (they have installed an ATM on the premises with a hefty fee), the service is slow, and the portions...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I attempted to get a carry out from here recently. Cash only. The only cash I had on me was a few dollars for a tip to the server. Conveniently there is an ATM machine in there now. I've gone there a couple times a...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

A great place to eat in downtown Rochester. Stool and booth seating. The burgers and fries are delicious,

Thank Highlander-GG
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We love this local place and it has a sweet bit of Rochester History... it's been here since the 1950s! Diner style counter and kitchen from the old days! Best burgers and shakes!! Don't miss this place!

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Old fashioned dairy bar with counter seating and a few booths. Milkshakes are a specialty as well as great burgers. It's been here for many years and hasn't changed on the 25 years I've been around.

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We stopped in tonight and the place looks barren. Decorations gone, a new ATM in the dining room, only one kind of soup on the board, no music playing, different fries (what???) and terrible service. We waited about 15 minutes and no one came to...More

Thank Trishcrna
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 S Main St, Rochester, MI 48307-2030
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 248-651-4545
Old-school joint with diner-style counter seating, serving burgers, fries & malts since 1962.
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