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Redwood Room

300 1st Ave NW, # Lowr, Rochester, MN 55901-2830
+1 507-281-2978
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Pizza, American
$$ - $$$
300 1st Ave NW, # Lowr, Rochester, MN 55901-2830
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is a long time Rochester gem. It is one of six restaurants (under different names) owned by the same people. This is the BEST of the six. It is in the lower level below 300 1st (one of the six). A lot of wood,...More

Thank traveltheworld012
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This is a very small little restaurant in the basement of the building. Ambience is fabulous. Music fabulous. Service fabulous! And our dinner was over the top! We had just received good news from a procedure at Mayos and this wonderful place topped everything off....More

Thank Mimi-PopPop
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I love this place! I used to eat here all of the time when I lived in Rochester; now it is only when I get to town. Still as good as always. Great food, wine, beer...What else do you need?

Thank Ryan D
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This place has a great atmosphere and located in the basement of a historic building. They have live music and a fun raiser atmosphere, the pizza is great .........and if you like pasta and looking for something different make sure that you get the chicken...More

Thank Marla F
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Nice evening. Good food,service and entertainment. Parking a bit of challenge but was told there is additional parking o. Broadway.. keep in mind this restaurant is in the basement of the building. Highly recommend

Thank Winterhawk2015
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We used to go to this restaurant often for the Skordalia and the music. I haven't had the chance to visit in a couple of years until this week and forgot how great the food is and how unique the atmosphere. A perfect place to...More

Thank travellight9
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Nice dining venue. Nice ambience great service. Large and fancy martinis. Good selection of beers. Prime rib was good but not over-the-top. Garlic mashed potatoes were good as were the asparagus. Pan fried walleye fillet was small but my wife says she would give it...More

Thank Carlsoj
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a pleasant Wednesday evening. There was a piano player singing old standards . We ordered a reasonably priced bottle of Chardonnay and I ordered a Summit winter ale as a starter as it is seasonal. My wife almost always orders a Redwood room salad...More

Thank james b
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Overall, very solid experience. Live music is a great touch. Service got a little slow towards then end of our trip. However, there was a minor rush that was unexpected. Great place to take that special person.

1  Thank Jordan B
Reviewed 15 December 2016

A local recommended this place to us. We went in and sat at the bar while waiting for a table. The bartenders and locals sitting next to us were so friendly, we decided to have dinner at the bar. First off, the drinks were excellent....More

Thank bstorm
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Questions & Answers
Genella M
11 February 2018|
Response from Belushi507 | Reviewed this property |
No. But Twigs in Rochester is a Restaurant that has a separate gluten free kitchen. And the food is good. Enjoy!
Joanna O
1 February 2016|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the specific "Redwood Room" is in the basement and has "late night" hours. And frequently local musicians.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 1st Ave NW, # Lowr, Rochester, MN 55901-2830
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-281-2978
Rustic comfort food, craft beers, and rambunctious martinis amid a backdrop of live music every night! Gourmet Pasta, Pizza, and Live Jazz. A boisterous, bar atmosphere makes this downtown spot the place to go for fun. Culinary twists, rambunctious martinis, and a stylishly rustic atmosphere blend amid a backdrop of light jazz and acoustic music, all keeping the locals coming back for more. Voted Most Romantic Ambience __ years in a row!
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