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Level Five Cafe

818 S Second St, Minneapolis, MN 55415 (Downtown)
(612) 225-6499
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Ranked #395 of 1,587 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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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146 reviews 146 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We were at the Guthrie for My Fair Lady, on vacation from North Carolina. We had no clue where to eat, so we headed to the Guthrie about two hours before the show to find a spot. We stumbled upon the Level Five Cafe and decided to eat there! I loved that the menu was based off of the show!... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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121 reviews 121 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Ordered a couple of salads and drinks. The chicken in one of the salads was pink, not cooked. The chicken in the second salad was like cardboard, very dry and cold. Service was efficient and prices fair. But, the place is very noisy and hectic. I've had better cafeteria food. We will not go back.

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Minnesota
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

What Level 5 Cafe has going for it is convenience before shows at the Guthrie. The service was good. The food was fine. But none of it would compel me to go there but for its convenience. There is no kids menu but the mac 'n cheese is decent (it has a smoked cheese flavor so not all kids will... More

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Saint Peter, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Take dinner on site at the Guthrie before your show and save the scramble to get there on time! We have a very nice meal at a reasonable price in an interesting setting, then had plenty of time to walk through the theater and get to our seats.

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Hayward, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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86 reviews 86 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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210 reviews 210 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 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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