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5120 Restaurant & Onyx Bar

5120 American Blvd West, Bloomington, MN 55437 (Formerly Whitney Bistro & Onyx Bar)
952 698-4864
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Ranked #30 of 188 Restaurants in Bloomington
Price range: $10 - $28
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, Steakhouse, Contemporary
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Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: France Ave.
Description: Discover this neighborhood gem restaurant! Outstanding cuisine and stunning decor tucked within the Country Inn & Suites Hotel in the heart of Bloomington, close to the Mall of America and MSP airport. Our all-glass English Conservatory is the perfect venue for elegant wedding events, parties, corporate meetings and dinners, banquets and celebrations for up to 120 people.
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Connected to the CIS hotel made it a plus to grab something quick and easy. Service was great. Got back to the hotel and needed something to help me relax, sat the bar and joined the conversation between some of the other patrons and bar tender who actually seemed to care that you were there.

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Newton, Iowa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Wait staff wonderful. Warm atmosphere. Enough selections on menu to find something without going out to seek a different place to eat, (which I didn't want to do with outside below zero temps.)

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Jen and her staff of Ben & Shawn provide great service. Since the recent addition of a new chef and menu this place is great!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The Onyx Bar is a bar with televisions, stools around an L-shaped bar and several tables for dining or drinks. The menu is never changing. It was the same when we went in on our first night as it was on our last night. Just how much Chilean Sea Bass did they order? The food was average. It caters to... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Absolutely love the seared ahi tuna over garlic and parmesan risotto. If it's not on the menu, and they have the ingredients to make something for you, by special request, they will.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Just finished dinner with my wife on Sat night. This place is pretty much a bar in an average hotel.

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Fleming Island, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Just what the title says...great food, great atmosphere and moderate prices. The Ahi-Tuna with Risoto became my favorite, the New York strip was delicious and the Turkey Burger with the Sirachi Aiolo was a great meal.

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Cincinnati, Ohio U.S.A
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137 reviews 137 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

a little pricy for what you got and the staff need to have a little pep talk on how to make people feel welcome!

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We normally avoid hotel restaurants if other options are available, but the great reviews of this place were very compelling. And it lived up to the reviews in every way. Very friendly, knowledgable servers, surprisingly elegant atmosphere, perfectly cooked dishes and reasonable prices. All this in a Country Inn & Suites?!? Who would have thought?!

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

I was surprised that a restaurant in a hotel was so fantastic! Everyone enjoyed their choice of dinner items. There was a good selection of items from simple to gourmet selections. The friendly hostess/bartender/waitress was wonderful and helpful. The restaurant had several different dining areas to choose from. We will definitely seek 5120 Restaurant on our next trip to the... More 

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Additional Information about 5120 Restaurant & Onyx Bar

Address: 5120 American Blvd West, Bloomington, MN 55437 (Formerly Whitney Bistro & Onyx Bar)
Phone Number: 952 698-4864
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bloomington
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 28
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Steakhouse, Contemporary

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