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Whistle Binkies Olde World Pub

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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3120 Wellner Dr NE, Rochester, MN 55906-4902
+1 507-289-9200
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Rochester, Minnesota
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I met a friend there for lunch. I had the BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger with coleslaw. It was cooked the way I ordered it and was delicious. Our waitress was friendly and attentive.

Thank Kathleen S
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Our local go-to place. Great beer selection to go with the free popcorn. Love the smothered jumbo chicken breast which we often split because it is definitely jumbo. Burgers are great. Only complaint is that the place is so loud it can be difficult to have a conversation. Summer offers outdoor seating in the back which is a nice option.

Thank briggott
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to Whistle Binkies on the Lake, but this was my first time here. The food was just as good. This time I ordered a piece of cheesecake to go. Later in the evening I remembered the cheesecake and figured I would try a bite or two. 2/3 of the slice later I managed to put it away. It... More 

Thank Sue R
Rochester, Minnesota
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Between my in-laws and us, we go to WB weekly for Sunday brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks or late night. This is my son's favorite spot and has been since he was 2 years old. 98% of the time we receive excellent food, drink and service. We have sent one entree back due flavor and it was handled so professionally. We... More 

Thank Jillian852
Norfolk, Nebraska
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This place is usually spot on with service and the menu that hasn't changed in over a decade. But the server was the worse I've seen in a while, it was pretty obvious that she doesn't want to be there, even watching here with the other 4 tables she had on a slow night. She didn't care to much about... More 

Thank foodiefamily12345
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Good food and a great atmosphere. Funny name. Went 2 nights in a row for dinner. Great pub style dining and very friendly staff.

Thank jamesmW5753LA
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I've never had a bad experience here. Food and service is always excellent. Great beer selection too!

Thank Jordan B
Mantorville, Minnesota
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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Although the restaurant is located in a nice spot -- right at the intersection of North Broadway and East Circle Drive -- it is tucked away in a crowded strip mall area with limited parking. If you ignore the fact that the seating is crowded and limited and the atmosphere seems more like a small warehouse than an "old world... More 

Thank rmpeterson2
Eyota, Minnesota
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Stopped in for a quick lunch. They were very busy but we had popcorn to munch on and the waitress was quick with bringing our drinks and taking our orders. Food was awesome (we both had a Reuben) and we were served in a timely manner. We were out in 30-35 minutes.

Thank connor1948
Andover, MN
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went here for soccer team dinner. Very large group. I think all in all they did a great job serving us. However, my hamburger wasn't very good and they forgot the fixings and sauce it was supposed to come with. My daughters fish and chips were outstanding. We also had the friend mushrooms and they were very good. Everyone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3120 Wellner Dr NE, Rochester, MN 55906-4902
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-289-9200
Whistle Binkies Pubs, in Rochester Minnesota, offer a large sample of beers, wines and mixed drinks, a large menu of delicious appetizers, entrees, soups, salads, specialty sandwiches, wraps, desserts and much more! North or South, Whistle Binkies Pubs offer the best local entertainment, and gift certificates are available!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?