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The Loop

318 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3310
+1 507-226-8644
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (16 reviews)
“garlic fries” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
318 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3310
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the early evening appetizer specials, and you can make a light meal on them. Especially yummy is the calamari (best in Rochester, imho). There are several great appetizers to choose from, so get several to share and have fun!

Thank brendaj61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is Delicious! Ambience is nice. The salmon was great. Nice salad. Good service! Definitely would return.

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice selection of salads and sandwiches. I had the cherry almond with chicken. Quite good. Friends had shrimp salad and burger. Both good. Waitstaff, however, failed to ever bring water, or my friend's Pepsi, or check back with us. Too bad. Food good.

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with 20 friends at this location and the food and service was excellent. Trendy location. Crab cakes and salmon was very good! Would definitely go back.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate brunch here with 3 others. Great selection and we all enjoyed our choices. Pizzas are large, I’ve had 3 meals from mine, Mac and cheese one that was great. $4 bloody or screwdrivers on Sunday when we were there.

Thank KAFMinnesota
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Four of us met for dinner, weekday evening; had reservation. Seated, and immediately greeted by our pleasant server. Atmosphere lively, a bit loud, but still able to converse. Nice dim lighting gave a date mood in a sort of upscale industrial atmosphere. House chardonnay was...More

Thank Toonces
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I had the jalapeno mac burger and it was very good. Unfrotanetly I went there because they had homemade cheese curds and they were not good at all. The batter/breading was very subpar. The homemade fries were OK not the best I have had but...More

Thank coylecole
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Had a great experience for lunch. Great service, good offerings, wonderful surroundings. Each of us ordered a different food choice and all were happy with our dishes.

Thank J_and_T12
Reviewed 16 December 2017

The place is good in general: delicious food and gentle service. Just take into account is an expensive place and the order takes time.

Thank Amelia1718
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

It's a nice place to go out on a date or just to go out and eat. Tried the chicken nachos, big but nice flavors, also de fish tacos are nice (a little water inside from the salad) but overall nice flavors and great costumer...More

Thank Iris Yadira R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-226-8644
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