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Cafe Presto

1223 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902-1941
+1 507-289-2690
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
1223 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902-1941
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The seating is not too area is not too big or comfortable - definitely a place frequented by the locals and hospital staff. The service was pretty quick, especially the amount of time the food took. We had hummus with grilled pita appetizer, which was...More

Thank Noah G
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We recently were in Rochester for 13 days while our daughter had surgery at St Mary's Hospital. We ate at Cafe Presto almost every day...sometimes twice a day! The food was always good and prices were fair. I got something different each time and was...More

Thank Rhonda V
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff. The brisket sandwich is excellent....a must try. I ate here 3 times in 4 days while in town. Highly reccommend.

Thank jrmignone
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This was a restaurant we tried after reading the reviews and we were glad we did. Great food friendly service and generous servings. It was the evening but most of my family got breakfast foods (which they serve all day) and all were quite good....More

1  Thank KAREN S
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This is a great little dinner! We are in town for Mayo Clinic visits. Tonight, we decided to try Presto after seeing it on TripAdvisor several times and passing by it several times. Their menu is available on their web site. After reviewing the menu...More

Thank 1enchanter1
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This little gem across from St. Mary's Hospital surpassed my expectations. The quaint unpretentious atmosphere is relaxing and very casual. That's great for us after driving six hours from Chicago. We ordered the taco salad (an entree) and the chicken fajitas. Well, I was extremely...More

Thank Scarlettdm
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My wife and I were craving a place with flavor, not some huge chain that puts out bland, unimaginative food. We both had wraps that were fresh and sensory. Our server was prompt and a man we suspect was the owner (at least, the manager)...More

Thank englishlange
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Nice selection of sandwiches. My family got a takeout order and took it back to our waiting room at St. Mary's while visiting my niece.

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great service, excellent breakfast, busy lunch, but was done in 25 minutes. Had enchiladas one night and they were great. Small and no frills, but the food was very good and staff very friendly.

Thank bobandruth19
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Not going to impress anyone bringing them here, but dang, that food was good! Staff are friendly and attentive. Cheap eats and satisfying.

Thank KellyP1962
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Response from peter p | Property representative |
There is free parking directly behind the restaurant outdoor patio in the back. You will have to enter from 1st Street SW, drive through the hotel parking lot, and then park at Cafe Prestos lot. There is also a pay lot next... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1223 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902-1941
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-289-2690
Our restaurant has been family run for 37 years at this same location in Rochester MN. We serve good food at an extremely fair price. We have a free, limited delivery service, for the St. Marys hospital campus and surrounding hotels (no minimum purchase is required).
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