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La Belle Vie

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510 Groveland Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-3220
612-872-4113
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 29
    Very good
  • 16
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most Romantic Dinner in Minneapolis

We did the chef's menu and shared one wine pairing along with the meal because we are not big drinkers but wanted the experience. The food was beyond good. Every single course made me say it was the best thing I had ever eaten. The atmosphere is beautiful and the service is exceptional.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
StaciSouhan
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We did the chef's menu and shared one wine pairing along with the meal because we are not big drinkers but wanted the experience. The food was beyond good. Every single course made me say it was the best thing I had ever eaten. The atmosphere is beautiful and the service is exceptional.

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Big Sky MT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

First the good: This is a beautiful restaurant located in a crowded neighborhood. Valet parking is the only reasonable option. The restaurant exudes old money charm: high ceilings, tasteful decorations, good wait staff. Now the bad and the ugly: HOWEVER, the food is not good. This a tasting menu restaurant. My wife had five courses. I had seven. The dishes... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Went to La Belle Vie Saturday to celebrate a college graduation. There were four of us and of the three tasting menus on offer we chose the midpiriced one ($90 a person I think )and we all got the wine flight as well. This review is kind of long but I think when people are contemplating paying these prices they... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is one of my favorite restaurants. The restaurant is in a beautiful Art Deco era building near downtown. The dining rooms are elegant, but relaxed, high ceilings with different crown moldings in the different rooms, painted a warm yellow/gold hue. The tables are far apart. There is a feeling of privacy and you can easily hear your dinner companion.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We were looking for a fancy place to eat, that had a 5-10 course meal optiom.anf we got it! Not only was it everything we had in mind, but the food and staff were excellent as well! And the prices were not too bad either! You get what you pay for! We will definitely be back when we come to... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

La Belle Vie ranks up there with the best restaurants in the world...with prices to match. We had an extraordinary meal...the 5 course tasting meal with wine pairings. The service staff makes this a memorable occasion. For us it was a graduation celebration...who doesn't celebrate kids becoming financially independent!! Every course and every glass of wine was superbly matched and... More 

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The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We didn't have a special occasion but I can imagine that you go there for one (personal or business). Friendly professional and helpful service from the staff and an excellent chef in the kitchen. We took the five course dinner and enjoyed the taste and compositions very much. Can't describe it in words, it was an experience! Sometimes you just... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is another restaurant in a beautiful building, just outside of downtown. They offer three levels of tasting menus plus ala carte. The service was top notch and so was the food. I understand this is a new chef who has only been there about a month. Let's hope he stays and continues to provide the excellent food we had... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Incredible ambiance, perfect food. The server was a gem and knew the food and wine intimately. Will definitely be back soon even though I am from out of state!

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Minneapolis Mn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

LBV has been in the news because several key members of its staff have moved on to other restaurants. We were a little nervous about this visit, but LBV continues to reign as the best fine dining establishment in the Twin Cities. Quiet elegance, superb service, and leading edge cuisine all come together here. Our group of four took the... More 

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Additional Information about La Belle Vie

Address: 510 Groveland Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-3220
Phone Number: 612-872-4113
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: French, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 510 Groveland Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-3220
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-872-4113

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: French, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?