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216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Upper level, Rochester, MN 55902
+1 507-289-0577
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burgers” (303 reviews)
“fries” (99 reviews)
“juicy lucy” (21 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Upper level, Rochester, MN 55902
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ate dinner here whi,e visiting Mayo Ckimic. Great burgers and fries. Good service. Warm and toasty inside and had a nice view by the window.

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We live in the area and have tried Newts numerous times.....all 3 locations. They always do well in surveys and contests so we keep thinking they must be better than our previous experience so we go again. The last time our service was terrible, requests...More

Thank Gayle J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

All three of us ordered burgers. Both my husband and I like the burger to be more medium rare (which we requested), but it was more medium well. The cheese curds were good. Service was okay, but not that attentive. If you’re going to watch...More

Thank LoveMyWesties83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super large, delicious burgers was enjoyed by all. Consistently great food and wait staff. Look forward to our return.

Thank jjo550
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old neighborhood bar atmosphere! Drinks were very economical. I do think the place could be spruced up a bit. Server/bartender was very attentive & friendly!

Thank Tamra H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great selection of beers. Staff is attentive. Food is great. Their cheese curds are the best. Ate dinner and lunch here on two separate days. Service was consistent.

Thank FitTrainer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This location was the first New't's we ate in and loved it. You walk into an alley then climb the fire escape stairs and walk into a cozy, warm upstairs bar. We have since visited the North side location as well as the one on...More

Thank nansmith2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent burger selections. Portion size is not enormous but generous. Service was a little slow the last time we were there for lunch but we were not in a rush so it was not a big deal. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Dan J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You get a lot of food. Just ate there again with family and everyone enjoyed their food. They have a very good business at all their locations. We did the one Northwest of the City but also the downtown location as well.

Thank Chuck F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with a group of friends. The hamburgers are amazing! Service was excellent (shout out to Cole). Would definitely recommend to others; we’ll be back! Warning— don’t fill up on the free popcorn before your burger, though.

Thank Lisahappyday
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30 January 2016|
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Response from jennelliott14 | Reviewed this property |
The south side location -- on south broadway -- doesn't serve breakfast. They're open for lunch and dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 1/2 1st Ave SW, Upper level, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-289-0577
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