Whether you're a seasoned foodie or a casual diner looking for new flavors, Rochester, MN’s restaurants have something to satisfy every palate. And the culinary scene in downtown Rochester is growing, with an array of exciting new restaurants to explore. Here are four of the latest additions to downtown Rochester to try next time you’re looking for a great meal.  

507 Public House

507 Public House Exterior

507 Public House food

photo courtesy Nicholas Geroux

507 (Pub)lic House is an international Pub that offers cuisine from around the world, while highlighting the local product from southern Minnesota. The menu offers seasonal, locally-sourced dishes that change weekly and include flatbreads, double smash burgers, sandwiches and more. The restaurant also has great outdoor seating!


Marrow Exterior

food from Marrow

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Marrow is located in the newly renovated Kelley Building, a more than 160-year-old building on South Broadway Avenue. The intimate restaurant features a seasonal, ingredient-driven menu - utilizing classic French technique, with a touch of humor and fun. Don’t miss their Happy Hour from 4-5pm Tuesday-Friday for a variety of great food and drink specials.

Our Paladar


Our Paladar Exterior

Our Paladar Food

Photo courtesy Axel Vazquez Michel

Located in the historic Railroad Depot on 4th Street SE, Our Paladar restaurant and bar serves a seasonal menu with local ingredients, such as pasta, swordfish, pork chop, steak and more. The restaurant already has loyal fans, as it originally began as a pop-up restaurant in Chef Nick Diaz’ home, then later, inside downtown Rochester restaurant ThaiPop. Now, check out their new, permanent location for a distinctive dining experience.


Bebap Sammi Loo

Photo by Choo Choo Ca Chew courtesy of Bebap

Bebap food

Photo by Choo Choo Ca Chew courtesy of Bebap


Bebap serves authentic Korean cuisine. Banchan, side dishes based on rice, vegetables, seafood, and meat that function like condiments accompany every meal. Once seated amongst the space’s energizing blend of bright reds, shining golds, and cooling hues of blue, diners will receive a trio of complementary banchan, all made with carefully selected ingredients to ensure gustatory fidelity. Gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan options available.

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