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Level Five Cafe

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818 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1252
(612) 225-6499
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11:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 4 arrived at 5:30 for our 7:30 theater performance, and we did not experience any of the problems that many reviewers have written about. Our server was good, and we never waited long for anything. My husband and our friend liked the sandwich called bahn mi. Good french fries with that, by the way. And my friend... More 

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Thank LizaJane_12
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you experience the Guthrie and need a nosh. This is a good place to do so. It's menu changes for seasonality which is particularly nice if you are a repeat visitor.

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Thank nomad927
Roseville, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Requested a 6:00pm reservation (you have to call) got a 5:30pm res which I was fine with. Got there, not that full, seated promptly. Great! We ordered a couple drinks and an app first and again everything was pretty quick and the wings were tasty. Let's just say that the later it got the service proportionally declined. My service was... More 

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Thank Adam M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A review submitted in April warns theatre goers they can't count on being on time for the performance if they dine at the Guthrie Theatre's Level Five Cafe. I completely agree ! We arrived at 5:50 for our 6 pm reservation and ordered shortly after being seated. They brought the wrong drink and the entree did not arrive until 8... More 

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Thank Helen1112014
Shakopee, MN
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302 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 785 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We visited on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 11:30 am prior to a Guthrie Theater production of South Pacific. We were here one year ago and I wrote a review stating that the food was not up to temperature back then. Today's was even worse! I ordered the chicken curry, my sister had the classic breakfast,and my wife had a... More 

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2 Thank Steve0315
Prior Lake, Minnesota
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

A very limited menu. Three members of our party chose a salad and curry chicken. The salad tasted like it had just been shaken out of a bag. The curry chicken had lots of sauce and little to no chicken. We had to remind the waitress to bring us our dessert. We also had to remind her to bring our... More 

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Thank kbnistler
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

It's been 2-3 years since we last ate at Level Five, and it seems to have deteriorated significantly. While very conveniently located for a pre-theater meal when attending a Guthrie performance, both the service and the food were barely mediocre on our most recent visit last week. First, it took 25 minutes from the time we were seated until we... More 

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1 Thank Alan G
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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147 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Don't eat here IF you are planning to catch a play afterwards. Three times we have had such slow service that we were concerned we'd miss curtain time, but last night we still hadn't been served with only 10 minutes remaining. The explanation was that the kitchen was catering some event. With 10 minutes left and no time to eat,... More 

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SAINT PAUL
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85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

We saw a play at the Guthrie yesterday and decided to give its Level Five Cafe a try. Guessing that its patrons are largely the Guthrie Theater audience and therefore more or less a captive audience, I had lower expectations that were delightfully dashed. Food and service were quite good, prices a little higher than similar food at other area... More 

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Thank Chckzkz
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Level 5 is a perfect brunch spot to pair with a matinee at the Guthrie. Somewhat limited menu, but food is all good and reasonably priced. Breakfast hash of the day is always unique and Egg Strada was paired with small greens salad and fresh fruit. Soup of the day was carrot soup that light and tasty. Staff is friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 818 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1252
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (612) 225-6499

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?