Enjoy your stay in an elegant and modern apartment at First Avenue Suites. We extend you an invitation to stay in a high quality living space and the following amenities:

  • Skyway Connection to Mayo Clinic

  • Subway Access to Mayo Clinic

  • Skyway access to the Rochester Civic Theatre, Rochester Public Library, and Mayo Civic Center

  • Fully Furnished

  • Extended Stay Availability

  • Security Coded Private Elevator
  • Elevator access to the World Food Court
  • Onsite Laundry

  • Free Wireless Internet

  • Full Cable and International Movie Channels

  • International Unit Wide Radio Systems

  • Close to biking and walking trails

  • Security
  • Linen Service

  • Fully Renovated

  • Handicap Accessible

  • Coded key locks for each suite/apartment
  • Ask us about Grocery Delivery!

First Avenue Food Court – Located on first floor

Explore delicious food options at the First Avenue Food Court in Downtown Rochester, located on the first floor of First Avenue Suites. The court offers a wide selection of food from local on-the-go favorites to unique cuisine from around the world. There are several ways to find this Rochester destination. Either use the street entrance on First Avenue or 2nd Street, or find the food court just around the corner on the second floor of University Square. You are going to be happy you made the visit!

ZZEST Lunch Counter

If you enjoy eating local, you’ll love ZZest Lunch Counter. French baguette sandwiches, hand-pulled mozzarella, and the King Prime Rib sandwich will have you eating like a true foodie! Wondering how to recreate what you’re eating from ZZest at home? ZZest Market, located right at the ZZest Lunch Counter, allows you to purchase everything from the cheese on your sandwich to the chocolate you had for dessert.

Garden Express

There’s nothing simple about the menu or the atmosphere at Garden Express – the lime green interior is sure to pull you in! From salads and wraps to a full Mexican-style menu, Garden Express has it all. The Reuben Wrap, Quinoa Avocado Salad, and Minnesota Chicken Gouda and Wild Rice Soup add an unexpected twist on the traditional soup and sandwich taste. The Enchiladas and Chicken Fajita Bowl offer a savory Mexican flair.

Wabi Sabi Express

Wabi Sabi glows under their bright hanging lights while serving up an authentic sushi and noodle bar. Known for their Ahi Tuna Poke (pronounced poh-KAY) Bowl, Wabi Sabi also offers many vegetarian options such as their Tofu Avocado Bowl or Edamame. Wabi Sabi offers meals for every type of sushi lover from Nigiri to handmade rolls to a simple Miso Soup, you’ll be sure to find something you love.

Blue Diamond Indian Restaurant

Blue Diamond caters to all your needs with an ever-changing and dietary-inclusive menu. Home to “authentic taste and real spice,” grab a Samosa for breakfast or their fan-favorite Bombay Chicken Curry for lunch! With vegetarian and vegan options available – along with spice levels tailored to your palate – this is sure to be Indian food you’ll love.


Homemade recipes straight from the Mediterranean are what keep us coming back to Nupa. Whether you’re just stopping in for a Falafel Salad or staying for the Gyros Pita Lunch, enjoy Nupa’s signature dressings made from scratch! Tzatziki, Spicy Feta, or Kalamata Olive dressings help you personalize your meal. This naturally Gluten Free menu with vegan options allows everyone to enjoy this family-owned restaurant.

Chinese Chinh’s Express

In the mood for a fast and fresh bite? Stop at Chinese Chinh’s Express for their daily specials of creative dishes. This family-owned restaurant offers buffet-style and order out options for everyone to enjoy. Local favorites include the Kung Pao Chicken, Fusion Wings, and the Pad Thai!

ZY Teriyaki

New to the First Avenue Food Court: ZY Teriyaki! Serving up made-to-order variations of teriyaki-style rice, meat, and vegetables, ZY Teriyaki is already creating a buzz in the food court. Find fresh food and generous portions at the friendly atmosphere of ZY Teriyaki.

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