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North Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge

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5401 Green Valley Dr., Crowne Plaza, Bloomington, MN
952-831-8000
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good

Had dinner here while staying at the hotel. I had the Cobb Salad, which I recommend highly, as it was delicious. The beer was good and very cold. A reasonably priced hotel restaurant. No complaints, other than the service was a little slow.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2015
forteiii
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Peachtree City, Georgia
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Midwest
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

After a long day, I ordered room service from North, as I was staying in the Crown Plaza in Bloomington. I ordered a large pizza with sundried tomato, mushrooms, and onions. The person taking the order spoke extremely quickly and with an accent but repeated my order. About a half an hour later, right on time, the server arrived. First,... More 

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Had dinner here while staying at the hotel. I had the Cobb Salad, which I recommend highly, as it was delicious. The beer was good and very cold. A reasonably priced hotel restaurant. No complaints, other than the service was a little slow.

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Colorado
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103 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Service was expedient and friendly. The wild rice soup is good and creamy and a nice way to end my trip up north. The hummus was alright but the accompanying veggies were really good.

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Thank rubyslipperlady
Apple Valley
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I've stayed at the Crown Plaza Bloomington several times. I've always had a great experience. This time I had breakfast and lunch at the Restaurant inside the hotel. Wow, the breakfast was wonderful and generous portions. However, the lunch was unexpected. I ordered the "North Club" and was plently surprised with the presentation of the sandwich and chips. The wheat... More 

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Thank Wendi M
Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Food and service were decent. Atmosphere was clean and respectable. Menu selection was decent and met my expectations.

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Thank MrBlueTravel
Boston, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I had the breakfast buffet for 3 days any was happy with the selection of foods presented. All hot foods were fresh and steaming!!! The Brioche french toast was the best I've ever had. All foods I tried were good. Plenty varieties of fresh fruit and neatly presented. Staff replenished items as needed in a noninvasive fashion. Wait staff was... More 

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Thank rochamp52
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Crab pancakes, all breading no crab meat about 1/4 inch thick. CHEAP< CHEAP< CHEAP bun. worst ever. the Cook not a chef, or he would have had standards, actually came out and got eye contact with me and served me CRAP anyway. Breakfast was very good, varied each day.

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1 Thank mikerr54
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Three of us went for what we hoped was a nice evening meal in the restaurant. The service was horrendous, failed to provide drinks ordered, food was terribly poor, I had fish cakes that frankly were frozen fish cakes and well I did not eat them. I then ordered the local fish and it got worse, the fish was over... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Very reasonable prices, good food, great service! Nice atmosphere, especially the fire pit! Will go back again and again!

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Thank Greg F
Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Lunch buffet was great for on the go lunches. Staff was great and very professional. Vicki and Mario rock the service. Julia keeps it moving like a rock star!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5401 Green Valley Dr., Crowne Plaza, Bloomington, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: 952-831-8000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American

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