6 Places to Feed Your Hunger Near Rochester University

By Olivia Pannecouk


Rochester, Michigan has a lot to offer just right around the corner from campus. Downtown Rochester is the perfect place to grab a sweet treat or coffee. Here are the top 6 places all within walking distance of campus to settle that sweet tooth.


Red Knapp’s

5 min.



Whether you have dessert on your mind or a good meal Red Knapp’s has both. This old-fashioned diner has burgers, sandwiches, and the best milkshakes in Rochester. They offer a ton of flavors from caramel to cookies and creme; each one is worth a try.


Rochester Brunch House

5 min.




This cute brunch house is on the more expensive side of restaurants downtown. Rochester Brunch House serves delicious breakfast and includes lunch options. If you are looking to go somewhere for delicious food and an “Instagram-worthy” photo this place is perfect for you.


Bakehouse 46

5 min.




Sometimes all you may be looking for is a snack, places like Bakehouse 46, are perfect for a sweet treat. They have cookies, cupcakes, Blake’s cider and donuts, and so much more. Not only are the sweets good but it is also a great place to hang out with friends.


Bean & Leaf Cafe

6 min.



Bean & Leaf Cafe is a great place to get coffee and do some homework. This place offers a great atmosphere away from campus to get work done. Sometimes a change of scenery is all you need to finish that last assignment.


Georgio’s Pizza & Pasta

4 min.



If you want to leave campus or just get food delivered, Georgio's Pizza and Pasta is available for both. This place is very convenient because when the cafeteria is closed they are still open. They are open until 9:30 p.m. on Mondays. Tuesday’s and Thursday’s they close at 10 p.m. On the weekends they stay open as late as 10:30 p.m.


Dino’s Cookie Dough Bar

6 min.



Dino’s Cookie Dough Bar has a variety of different types of cookie dough, as well as ice cream. Whether you prefer your ice cream served in a cup or cone, they can do it. Dino’s is another great option for a sweet snack.


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