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Cafe Presto

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1223 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902-1941
+1 507-289-2690
07:00 - 21:00
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Becker, Minnesota
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Kasson, Minnesota
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108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Gunnison, Colorado
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate at Cafe Pesto about 7 times while my husband was in St. Mary's Hospital. The hospital is right across the street from the Cafe. The help is very good, especially Peter. He and the other server were always to refill my iced tea. The Starter breakfast was excellent and a very fair price. I also had several giros... More 

1 Thank Debby P
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had several items from the menu and brought some of the food to our nearby hotel. We made it a point to go back a couple times for the Chocolate banana crepes, Nutella Crepes and Strawberry whip cream crepes.. We bought sandwiches as well that were fantastic. Large portions, reasonably priced, quick friendly service.. Perfect. Right across the street... More 

Thank Minnesotamadge
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little place, priced right and tidy to boot. The Greek vinegarette dressing with feta is perfect, and I think the pita is made right here. Their Vesuvio chicken is rotisseried, then finished on the grill. Perfect bite between hospital adventures, and right across the street from St. Mary.

1 Thank Thronetogether
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What friendly people with great food. We had burgers, and after being here a week it was great. Right across the street from St Mary's Hospital.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friendly, warm, greeting as soon as you walk in. I had a breakfast sandwich with ham, egg and Swiss cheese. Absolutely delicious! Felt like home. Just feet away from the Aspen hotel. It's perfect.

Thank Mibbzy718
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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141 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant with good and friendly service. I had the Presto Breakfast consisting of two eggs, hash browns and toast for $3.25. Good food, reasonable prices and great service.

Thank Oktraveler83
Rochester, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The Greek food is some of the best in town, I love the reasonable breakfast, the crepes are outstanding. You will be pleased. Private parking in back, and in the warm days you can sit in the back and enjoy the quietness with a glass of wine. Very inviting. I recommend trying this great little place.

Thank happyc123
McHenry, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I have to go to Mayo unfortunately for medical appointments. The highlight of my trip every time is going to this restaurant. I highly recommend the BBQ chicken and salad with Greek dressing. The waitress is always so nice and we go so much that she even remembers what I order. Love this place

Thank Kim H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 14
Mexican, American, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?