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Redwood Room

300 1st Ave NW, # Lowr, Rochester, MN 55901-2830
+1 507-281-2978
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Pizza, American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
300 1st Ave NW, # Lowr, Rochester, MN 55901-2830
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This place was awesome! On the night I went they had a pianist and a trombone player. Great musicians! I loved the dark atmosphere, and the food was great.

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Hidden in the basement of an old building, the Redwood room is a great restaurant. They offer a smaller menu. I would check online before you go. I was quite impressed with their drinks. My Margarita was actually mixed by the bar tender,( not poured...More

Thank midwestmamma
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Redwood Room was a pleasant dining experience. Moderately priced with very interesting menu options. The molasses glazed pork loin was very good. The menu has options for everyone. Quiet dining and very comfortable setting. Worth the money for a good meal.

Thank Thom S
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
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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
USD 15 - USD 30
Pizza, American, Bar, Pub
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
Romantic, Bar Scene
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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