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Melissa's On 2nd - CLOSED

723 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902-2921
+1 507-226-8685
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
27 May 2013
“Average at best”
16 May 2013
“Usually very good.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, Seafood, International
$$ - $$$
723 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902-2921
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Reviewed 27 May 2013

The restaurant is located in the previous place of the restaurant Chardonnay that was one of the best one in Rochester. The location and the decoration are the same but unfortunately not the food. The atmosphere and the service are smoothing and relaxing. However, the...More

Reviewed 17 May 2013

We were there last night and were disappointed based upon our previous experience. The salad was excellent, but small. And the vegetables were hard. I had the walleye which was fine, but not worth the cost. The first time we had gone everything was wonderful...More

Thank LuAnn515
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Nice meal, gluten free choices, fair wine selection, the menu is varied. Our meals were cold upon arrival, but still flavorful. Service was adequate - but neither service or food quality were worth the price of the meal. Better choices in Rochester for the same...More

Thank RGTravelIng
Reviewed 7 May 2013

The best dining experience in Rochester! You will be amazed at the personalized service and happy atmosphere here. It is pricey. But for the experience, totally worthwhile.

Thank manda99
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Three of us dined here the other night. The atmosphere is relaxing and the tables are spaced so that you do not hear other conversations in the background. We loved the idea that there are small plate options on the menu. I had the shrimp...More

Thank Grey_Goose_Up
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Melissa's is one of those restaurants you really want to love when you first walk in. To be honest, my husband and I went there only because we wanted to see the beautiful Victorian home it is located in. The home was beautiful but the...More

Thank Luvndbison
Reviewed 8 March 2013

We just spent an evening enjoying the food at Melissa's on 2nd. We loved the ambiance and subtle music and lighting....started with Bruschetta - best we ever had. Soup was tasty and unique. Salad the best ever. Two fish entree's - the Red Snapper was...More

Thank muriel h
Reviewed 6 January 2013

Located a few blocks from downtown Rochester (parking in the rear), this is an elegantly restored turn-of-the-century house with soft Frank Sinatra music, romantic lighting, and wonderful food. Approximately twelve tables are generously spaced to give a feeling of privacy. My husband and I each...More

Thank Toonces
Reviewed 22 December 2012

We knew nothing about this restaurant. Just saw the building & sign and decided to give it a try. Amazing! The food was outstanding and the decor was lovely. Melissa herself served us and you could tell she was proud of her restaurant ... she...More

Thank ebos
Reviewed 15 November 2012

This place is new in Rochester. It is really something. Melissa makes you feel welcome. The old house is neat. The food is outstanding. Top ingredients, very fresh. I wanted to try everything on the menu. When I am back in Rochester. I will definately...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$12 - US$35
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902-2921
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-226-8685
  • E-mail
Our restaurant is located in a beautiful 1890's victorian home. The Ultimate Dining Experience" is created through the warm, romantic ambiance of the dining rooms, the excellent service, and the food that is prepared from a scratch kitchen. Our restaurant is a one of a kind and we believe you will have the Ultimate Dining Experience at Melissa's on 2nd.Private Dining rooms available.
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