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Bellisio's Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar

Certificate of Excellence
Italian, Gluten Free, Wine Bar
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405 S Lake Ave, Canal Park, Duluth, MN 55802-2307
+1 218-727-4921
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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212 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

we manage to dine here every time we are in Duluth. For starters my husband ordered the calamari which included a side salad & I had the spring mix salad which is very good. the fennel roasted rack of pork came with roasted potatoes & Brussels sprouts that are to die for! My husband hated Brussels sprouts until now! the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My girlfriend and I were visiting Duluth and based upon a friend's recommendation we at at Bellisio's and couldn't have been happier. The Chicken Marsala was good, but the Chicken Risotto was GREAT and the restaurant also has a great selection of wines and a very cozy, intimate vibe to it. Ask to sit in the bar vs the main... More 

Thank Coolgsak
Madison, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband and I were in Duluth for a weekend in May and got to dine here on the last day of our trip. Had we found this place a little earlier,I'm sure we would've had all our meals here. We shared an appetizer and the Gnocchi with spinach and cheese and loved them totally. The flavour of freshly crushed... More 

Thank Lavanya V
Grand Forks, ND
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We wanted to find a fancy place to eat on our last night in Duluth and had heard good things about Belisio's. Restaurant was busy and we didn't have a reservation--so we sat in the bar--which was better anyway because there aren't as many tables/customers and had a nice atmosphere with all the food service the restaurant offers. I had... More 

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Richmond, VA
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88 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is the only Wine Spectator award winner in the area and they are truly deserving! After traveling in the area for a bit, we were tired of the usual beer, ect....... And wanted a quality bottle of wine and food to accompany it. Bellisio's stands up against fine Italian restaurants anywhere. We shared a Caprese salad with super fresh... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Last night I went back to Bellisio's and I am sure glad I did. We had a party of 8 and received excellent service from our waitress. The food was made very quickly and it tasted amazing. I ordered the shrimp scampi and it was delicious. The menu was great, the wine selection is the best in the city of... More 

Thank Eddie B
Rochester, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Ate dinner here the night before anniversary. Service was very good. Bread with olive oil was very tasty. I wanted spaghetti and meatballs. Didn't see it on the menu but they made it for me. So good I took a picture. Decided this was probably the anniversary dinner. Went back the next day to get chicken Caesar salad to go...another... More 

Thank Julie j
Owatonna, Minnesota
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Staff was very helpful!! Food was great!!! Make a reservation though!!! We ended up waiting about 45 mins, but was worth the wait!!

Thank Joan D
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed a flight of wine and a very fresh and delicious Caesar salad. Wait staff were very friendly and helpful in making selections. It was a Tuesday night without a huge crowd so we sat at a large table in the bar (we were a group of 8) and felt no pressure to be too quiet or to... More 

Thank GrandmaShe
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

If you like wine go on Monday Bottles are half priced plus they have a massive selection to pick from staff is very knowledgeable and friendly

Thank Ashley F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Italian, Gluten Free, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 S Lake Ave, Canal Park, Duluth, MN 55802-2307
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-727-4921
Classic Italian dinning and Wine Spectator award winner since 1999
Bellisio’s restaurant conjures up images of highly skilled chefs, fine wines, superb service, and fresh Italian food. And while all this is most certainly true, one must not forget that Bellisio’s is above all an experience. An exceptional dining experience, to be precise, but one that takes place in a casual atmosphere reminiscent of the quaint eateries and wine bars of the Italian countryside. And no wonder. The experience is fashioned after the small village of Bellisio, Italy, home to the owner’s ancestry. Imported direct from Italy are the beauty, comfort, romance, and glorious recipes. Specialty dishes include perfectly prepared pasta dishes using the finest imported and local ingredients; fennel roasted rack of pork; homemade risotto dishes; grilled steaks; shrimp; seafood; and a fresh catch feature every day. All served with a world class wine menu to match. Bellisio’s has received Wine Spectator’s prestigious “Best of Award of Excellence” every year since we opened in 1999. It’s a simple, colorful, elegant, and exceptional dining experience.

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