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City Cafe
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216 1st Ave SW Rochester, MN 55902
216 1st Avenue SouthwestUSMinnesotaRochester55902
$$Cafe, Seafood Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
American Restaurant
Today 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmTuesday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmWednesday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmThursday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmFriday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmSaturday 5:00 – 11:00 pmSunday 5:00 – 10:00 pm
A creative take on seafood with a New Orleans menu twist. Come eat, drink and be merry at City Cafe in Rochester, MN where you'll find superb food and excellent service. Happy Hour weekdays from 4-6pm offering $1 off tap beer, wine specials, and discounted appetizers!
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Vibrant American eatery featuring a seafood-centric menu plus outdoor seating & a full bar.- Google
"I love the pesto and olive oil dip for the bread!"
"Service is very attentive."
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Jack Randich
4 months ago
My wife has allergies and she asked if the scallops and shrimp could be cooked without soybean oil.. The waitress (Darlene) came back and said she would have to charge us for a dinner because that is not on the lunch menu. We agreed, she brought the meal without the shrimp.. My wife asked for water, we never received it... Here this restaurant sits a block away from the Mayo Clinic and they charge for making dietary accomodations! Paid $8 more for a lunch with poor service... Shame on the managers for charging us extra for a meal that wasn't much different from the lunch meal, forgetting the shrimp and hiring a waitress who is more concerned about the inconvenience of accommodating her patrons than providing good service!!!
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Response from the owner - 3 months ago
I'm very sorry that your experience at City Cafe wasn't great. I assure you we take your feedback very seriously, and will ensure the entire service staff knows that we do accommodate our patrons special requests. The way you were treated was unacceptable and we would appreciate the opportunity to make it up to you.
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Larry Cormicle
a year ago
Grouper special is a house specialty and is superb. Chicken satay was delicious. Service is very attentive. Roasted chicken was moist, tender and very flavorful. Overall a very good dining experience.
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Grant Foster
2 years ago
Food was OK. Terrible, terrible service.
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Eric J
2 years ago
Service was good, but the coconut fried chick salad was not so good. The chicken was really dry, and no one else in my party seemed particularly impressed with the food quality.
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Matthew Roayaee
2 months ago
Rudi was great ! Food was awesome.
Response from the owner - 2 months ago
Thanks for the feedback Matthew!
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Melissa Tinder Scott
2 years ago
The seafood stew if so good. Loved the atmosphere. ....just a lovely pllace for dinner.
Marybeth O Neil
2 years ago
Had the coconut chicken salad. Chick coconut almost burned. Otherwise salad was good
A Google User
3 years ago
Interesting menu items; great service; excellent happy hour deals ($1 off tap beers; almost 1/2 off select appetizers). Interesting cocktails and fantastic selection of on-tap micro-brews, both local and not. Very knowledgable bartender. Nice atmosphere too. We ate there during a quiet happy hour, but as the place really started hopping as the evening went on.


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