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Level Five Cafe

818 S Second St, Minneapolis, MN 55415 (Downtown)
(612) 225-6499
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Ranked #365 of 1,579 restaurants in Minneapolis
Price range: $15 - $40
Cuisines: American, Bakery
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Hayward, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Although the menu is limited, there were enough selections so that the four in our party were each able to find something to suit their taste buds. All four of us had something different and we all enjoyed our selections. If you are looking for someplace to dine before a Guthrie performance, this is a great choice. The servers are... More

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Marshall, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We had lunch here on a Saturday. Our server was not very friendly and never asked us how our food was. The $14 plate of risotto was salty and left me still hungry. The description said it had peas and asparagus; there were about 10 peas in it and 5 tiny little chunks of asparagus. My aunt had the $15... More

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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The service is quick as they are expert at getting you in and out in time for the performance. The food has always been beautifully prepared and presented. So convenient to get parked and be able to relax there a few minutes before the performance.

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Minneapolis
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

My wife and I had supper last night, March 20th, and both agreed it was one of the best meals we've ever had there and certainly one of the best ones we've had in downtown Minneapolis. We had the Prix Fixe menu and it was in a word---delicious! The service was friendly, prompt and we thoroughly enjoyed the meal! I'd... More

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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75 reviews 75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Got here early, way before the pre-show rush and was overlooked by my waitress. She was nice but sloooow. Everything took a long time unlike other groups that were served more efficiently. The food was Ok. I may give it one more try if I'm in the area again.

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Minneapolis Mn
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202 reviews 202 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

If you are attending a performance at the Guthrie, you can't go wrong with Level Five. On the other hand, I'm not sure it worth a special trip just to eat there. Service is excellent. The servers practically run to and from the tables to make sure everyone, even the late-comers, can make it to curtain call. They work very... More

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Minnesota
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160 reviews 160 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed another great meal at Level Five Cafe. The fish entree always seems to be excellent. Very delicious (and large) roasted beet salad was split between the 2 of us. Service is prompt. So convenient! Nice bar, too. The only negative would be that it seems a little crowded. (Be sure to store your winter coat in a locker... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Level Five is a nice restaurant in the Guthrie Theater. The lunch menue is small but good. The quiche of the day is always superb. The pulled pork sandwich is great. Their mac & cheese is excellent. Because theater patrons must go through the restaurant to get to one of the stages, the restaurant gets a little noisy and busy... More

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Eagan, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

This Guthrie cafe is a very convenient and nice play to eat before a play. The food is very good but many times slow to come to your table. You must get there early otherwise you can be very rushed in eating, paying your bill, and getting to your play in time. It can be kind of loud when the... More

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Colorado
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185 reviews 185 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We had a Baked Macaroni and Cheese that was outstanding, but it was a bit small for the price, and salad or any other accompaniments are extra. They also make a really good, standard gin martini, but one of those will set you back $11.00 You can eat here, and do well, even if you are vegetarian, but, if you... More

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