Happenings {Calendar of Events}


Happy Hour

Monday- Friday, 2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Join us for our "in between" hours - you know, that time in between the end of work and dinner. From 2:00-6:00 pm every weekday, enjoy $1 off draught beer and $2 off wines by the glass while you unwind from the day.  Cheers to that!

Mayo Mondays

Every Monday, 11am - 2pm
That's right, Mondays are Mayo days! If you're a Mayo clinic employee, drop by for lunch, show your badge and get 10% off. Thanks for all that you do to keep people healthy!

Chamber Wednesdays

Every Wednesday, 11am - 2pm
We appreciate everything the Chamber does for Rochester! As a token of appreciation, we're giving members of the Chamber of Commerce 10% off of lunch on Wednesdays. Employees, this counts if your employer is a Chamber member, so check and see!

College I.D. Night

Every Wednesday, 5pm - close

Bring in your college I.D., from whenever you were in college, and receive a 25% discount on Wednesday evenings. So dig up that I.D. and remember a time when you were younger, thinner and had more hair. Showing us what you looked like back in the day gets you the discount. Telling us stories about what you did in those college days is completely optional!



April 24   Dining Out for Life

11:00 am - close

Sontes is once again participating in this annual dining fundraising event. We will donate a protion of the day's proceeds to Minnesota AIDS service organizations. 

April 24   5 for 40 Menu

5:00 - close

Our popular 5 for 40 themed menus wrap up this week, so this is your last chance to join us on our culinary tour of the U.S. Enjoy a 5 course meal inspired by a U.S. city or state for just $40. This week's destination is Oregon.

The Menu

Almond Bread
with chili spiced honey

Bean and Corn Stew

Smoked Trout
with mixed greens and apple vinaigrette 

Baked Salmon
with tarro mash and spiced turnips

Blueberry Bread
served with almond crumble

May 2 Yoga Wine and Dine
4:00 pm

$40 per person (Pre-registration is required. Please call 507.292.1628 to register.)

Join yoga instructor Kris Barry for an evening of yoga, music, food and wine.  Start with a 60 minute medium intensity class set to fun music designed to help you tune in more fully to the present moment. After class join us for a wine tasting featuring carefully chosen wines and delicious tapas that celebrate Spring. This workshop is open to all levels~ Beginners are welcome!

Kris Barry is 200 hour certified in Dharma Yoga and has been teaching for five years. She is a certified Reiki Master and has earned a B.S in Psychology and M.S with a counseling specialization. She has studied primarily Dharma Yoga, ParaYoga and Vinyasa Flow, weaving aspects of these trainings into her teaching and personal practice.

May 3  Beer Street Social

5:00-10:00 pm

free admission

Join Sontes and The Tap House for a street party on historic Third Street. The “Beer Street Social” will feature beer from The Tap House and food and drinks from Sontes along with music from Incognito and Astrogliders. 

The Tap House will have 10 different craft beers from Bell’s, Fulton, Tallgrass, Rush River, New Belgium, Capitol, Summit, Lucette and Brooklyn available for purchase.

Sontes will offer tater tot hot dish and grilled brats along with wine and sangria for purchase. The restaurant will also be open during the event with our full dinner and drink menus available. 


Musical Guests

Saturday Evenings 7:30-10:30 

April 26  Jessica Sund and Crist Dahl

May 3  Mike Munson

May 10  Matthew Griswold

May 17  D'Sievers