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The Loop

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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318 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3310
+1 507-226-8644
Today
10:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband & I decided to walk to The Loop since we live downtown. We didn't have a reservation, but were seated within 10 minutes. The flank steak was grilled to perfection. My husband had the vegetable risotto & said it was excellent. We really enjoy the atmosphere and they always have great service.

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Thank Kim C
Dodge Center, Minnesota
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fish Tacos - Amazing Pizza - Best my daughter has ever had Loop Burger - Not the best my husband has ever had but definitely not the worst Service - pretty average - could have been better

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Thank mofitz74
Rochester, Minnesota
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Contemporary, but not too loud for conversation. The food is consistently excellent. This is our favorite restaurant in Rochester!

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Thank 513LindaW513
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Loop is my very favorite restaurant in Rochester! The food is always amazing! The nachos, the steak lettuce wraps, the Loop Burger!!!!, the risotto, and more are among our favorites! The environment is beautiful and upbeat, and the service is always awesome! Best Restaurant in Rochester every time.

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Thank Kathleen D
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Loop is in downtown Rochester close to a half a dozen hotels and the Mayo Clinic. Wonderful food, reasonably priced and a fun atmosphere.

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Thank Jim K
Cedar Falls, IA
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Service was pleasant, food choices were interesting on the menu, but the pork chop was not exciting.Portions were generous. The world series on the flat screens made it better.

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Thank TravelFromIA56
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Not much else to say but the hair was stuck to the plate - cemented into the crusted food. My husband's food was ok.

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Thank 8439JG
Rochester, Minnesota
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Food is good. The drinks are good, but seem to always be very weak. The atmosphere is nice, they have outdoor seating which is fantastic on a nice day.

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Thank Kerry M
Waseca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I've eaten here three times and ordered something different each time. I highly recommend this as a go to place for fine food!

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Thank E621ALmiket
Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

the food was very good, had the chicken sandwich with bacon and avocado...the service was excellent. I went for lunch and was in and out in 30 minutes..

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Thank Bob S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
10:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 02:00
Thursday
10:30 - 02:00
Friday
10:30 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-226-8644

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