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Chez Daniel

2800 American Blvd. West, Bloomington, MN 55431
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Ranked #29 of 185 Restaurants in Bloomington
Price range: $30 - $50
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: France Ave
Transit: on the corner
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English first
Bloomington, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Chez Daniel has a A great name, but it like eating in the middle of a walkway full by people. Not very private, good food, not good place to eat.

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Bloomington, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

First off I have been to MANY, MANY Restaurants in different parts of the world but I will never forget the sensation of eating at Chez Daniels. Located in an Embassy Suites Hotel I took my kids there for Sunday Brunch. What I found was an assault on my senses-Eyes, nose, and Palette! The food there was unique (French) and... More

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Lakeville, Minnesota
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Sad to hear Chez Daniel is closing tomorrow and will reopen as more of a bistro after remodeling this summer. Use your coupons now!

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50 reviews 50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I only went there because I had a groupon. I wasn't impressed. It was typical hotel fare. Escargot was pretty good, entree was just okay, dessert wasn't that great. Wine list was boring, mostly run of the mill stuff. Nothing was particularly French. Service was okay but lacked the polish necessary at a fine restaurant. Overall, I don't want my... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Chez Daniel is a real find in a city full of restaurants that serve basic mid-Western fare. The Sunday brunch is the best in town and definitely worth the modest $22 for this type of food. There are lots of "stations" so if you like eating in courses, you'll enjoy the display of options. Choices include multiple types of salads... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My first restaurant after a long day of air travel turned out to be a winner. Chez Daniel is a surprise to be located inside a hotel, but definitely worth finding. Quaint French décor and attentive staff are just part of the reason for a visit. I enjoyed quiche Lorraine, straw potatoes, fresh steamed vegetables, French onion soup, and a... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We brought the family here for Sunday brunch to celebrate Grandma's birthday. It was lovely. The setting is the hotel lobby with skylights, it's a great way to feel like you're outside when it's rainy and cold. The food is good, the 7yo found a lot that she liked as did Grandma and Dad the foodie. It's a buffet with... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Chez Daniel is the only restaurant option in the Embassy Suites, Bloomington so it can get a little boring if your stay is any longer that 4-5 days. I stayed at this hotel for 10 days and was tired of Chez Daniel by the 4th night. The restaurant menu is the exact same as the room service menu, so you'll... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This restaurant is touted as an innovative French Bistro. NOT SO!! It is grossly overpriced. Nobody speaks French. And, the food is far from what one would expect in Paris (or even Avion or Lyon for that matter!) The foie gras was far too sweet; the french onion soup was too bland and arrived cool. The escargots came in a... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

The Living Social menu at Chez Daniel was a 3 course chef's tasting menu with wine. Each course offered several enticing options. In addition to the delicious food, Chez Daniel has marvelous, quiet, romantic ambience with multiple intimate dining areas. Very elegant extras such as the palate cleansing raspberry sorbet and the chocolate dipped strawberries add to a beautiful dining... More

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