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4 Bells


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Cold Seafood Sampler
1/2# Shrimp, 6 Oysters, Snapper Ceviche*
Hot Seafood Sampler
1/2 Lobster, 1/2# Shrimp, Oysters Casino or Rockefeller
Shellfish Towers
Ask Your Server For Details
Beet Salad
Roasted Beets, Chévre Fondue, Pistachios, Pickled Carrots, Watercress, Mint
Cauliflower, Pecorino Romano, Brown Butter Bagna Cauda, Breadcrumb, Egg
Fig and Pear
Fig Jam, Mission Fig, Bartlett Pear, Mozzarella, Spinach, Hazelnut
Snapper Ceviche
Leche de Tigre, Pine Nuts, Yogurt, Mint*
Crab Cake
Jalapeño Tartar, Pickled Onion, Arugula
Curry Tempura, Harissa, Yogurt, Mint, Basil, Lime
Baby Octopus
Achiote, Serrano, Orange, Pepita
Chicken Pate
Pecan Mustard, Seasonal Jam, Herb Salad
Steak Tartare
Pickled Thai Chili, Smoked Olives, Egg, Baguette*
1oz Siberian Sturgeon*
Smoked Fish Salad
House Smoked Fish, Horseradish, Fennel, Capers, Trout Roe, Pumpernickel
Spicy Tuna Poke
Fermented Chili, Snap Peas, Cucumber, Peanuts, Sesame*
Soup De Jour
See server for today's option
On The Half Shell*
Oyster Flight
Selection of Four of Today's Oysters on the Half Shell*
Dozen Oysters
Your Choice of Today's Selection on the Half Shell
Oysters Casino
Pecorino, Bacon
Oysters Rockefeller
Roasted Garlic, Spinach, Nutmeg, Pecorino
1/2# Peel & Eat Shrimp
Creole Seasoned, Lemongrass Cocktail Sauce
1# Curried Mussels
Prince Edward Island Mussels, Coconut Curry, Potato, Pumpkin, Peanuts, Naan
Sweet Corn Cake, Bacon, Endive, Coffee-Maple Jus
Whole Fried Snapper
Garlic Chili Glaze, Fermented Black Beans
Black Cod
Potato Pave, Cauliflower, Nduja, Herb Pistou
Roasted Turnip Mushroom Broth, Fried Tempeh, Wasabi
Squid Ink Tagliatelle, Guanciale, Carbonara Sauce, Ricotta
20 OZ Waygu Ribeye
Black Garlic Molasses, Green Papaya, Napa Cabbage, Preserved Shrimp, Peanuts, Mint, Lime
Pork Porterhouse
Rhubarb Sweet & Sour, Red Beets, Pistachio, Goat Cheese Ravioli
Lamb Shank
Roasted Red Pepper, English Peas, Cucumber, Cashew, Bulgar Wheat, Naan
Brick Chicken
Bacon, Caper, Lemon, Frisée, Watercress, Radish
Teres Major
Butter, Frisée Salad
Warm Potato Salad
Cauliflower Au Gratin
Brussels Sprouts
Roasted Mushrooms
Roasted Carrots
Grilled Asparagus
Crimson and Green Lentils
Garlic Butter Pull Aparts
Sponsored by: 4 Bells

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. We make occasions amazing!
1. We make occasions amazing!
"Simply the very best bar and server staff in town."
Jenny Z
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2. Fresh from dock to dish
2. Fresh from dock to dish
"Delicious, fresh seafood and great service."
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3. Inspired cocktails
3. Inspired cocktails
"Wow where to start -- The bar, awesome cocktails and mixmasters."
Todd S
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Minnesota's Award-Winning Seafood House Welcome to 4 Bells, Minnesota's Award-Winning Seafood House, where guests are served the freshest seafood in Minnesota, dock to dish. We overnight product directly from the coasts and utilize local fish from Minnesota's 10,000 rivers and lakes. Our award-winning homegrown Chefs apply passion and innovative techniques to offer unique culinary experiences, served in an energetic urban setting.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Steakhouse, Seafood, Healthy, Wine Bar
Takeout, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been meaning to try 4 Bells since last summer when we visited for a beer before going up the block to Cafe Lurcat where we had a reservation. I am kind of kicking myself for waiting so long. It is a sister restaurant...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SHHooter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drinks were delicious and one of a kind. Great unique taste! Menu was a bit more slim then I was expecting but in general adequate. Presentation was very good. Quantity of food was lacking in the appetizers and not worth the price. But seafood was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TravelLitee
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We had a large group and the staff at 4 Bells exceeded our expectations! Great service and food and the venue was perfect for our group. I noticed a nice selection of Bourbon and mentioned it to our server. She said they are known for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank time156
Douglas V, General Manager at 4 Bells, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you so much! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

The drinks were the star of the show. Big thanks to Wes for taking care of us at our bar area booth. After the first sip we both said “this Is the best (drink name) here!” Then the crab cake and oysters came which only...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AustinArmacost
Douglas V, General Manager at 4 Bells, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you Austin! We are so glad you enjoyed your meal with us! Hope you had a great visit in MPLS.

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Somewhat limited menu in a pleasant but not elegant atmosphere. We were only in Minneapolis for 2 days so it is hard to say if there are better options. The menu has a lot of seafood options but not so much if you’re not a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Douglas V, General Manager at 4 Bells, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us feedback. We always appreciated hearing about not only what we do well but also how we can improve and it's guests like you that make this possible. We're terribly sorry to hear you never...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018

We visited this place for a wedding reception, so spent majority of our time on the second floor. The private room had a rustic, but maintained look with fireplace, open wood, nice bar and patio overlooking the park. The food and appetizers served were both...More

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Date of visit: September 2018
Thank magicjake7
Douglas V, General Manager at 4 Bells, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed September 30, 2018

was in minn. minesota for a professional meeting and went to the restaurant since it was reasonably close and was touted as being great...decor was nice, service was good, food was nicely presented but for seafood it was nothing special. The fish soup was clear...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Douglas V, General Manager at 4 Bells, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

So sorry to hear that you were disappointed! And COLD coffee is one of my biggest pet peeves, I will certainly be reviewing some things with the staff. We really appreciate you taking the time to let us know where improvements can be made. Thank...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018

4Bells hosted our wedding reception and we could not be happier!!!!! I worked with Courtney and Raleigh to coordinate the details of the event and they were both extremely responsive, accommodating and friendly. We loved the intimate feel of the space with it's own private...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kathleen H
Douglas V, General Manager at 4 Bells, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you so much for this awesome review! We are thrilled to hear that you loved it. Congratulations on your nuptials!

Reviewed August 24, 2018

I was here for my office summer party. The rooftop patio is beautiful. It was a gorgeous evening. The food was very good. I especially liked the seafood. Staff seemed very focused on making sure everyone had a full alcoholic beverage in hand. More attention...More

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Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jodi R
Douglas V, General Manager at 4 Bells, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you for this feedback Jodi. We really appreciate hearing where we could improve and what we are doing well. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed August 15, 2018

The reviews of this establishment don't give it justice. From the moment we walked in, felt welcome. Had a few cocktails and some oysters at the bar, all were fabulous. The Irish Pike were the best I've had locally! Once moving on to dinner, the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Douglas V, General Manager at 4 Bells, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

This is amazing! Thank you so much for taking the time to send us such a great review.

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September 6, 2018|
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Response from Rick628 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. Does anyplace require reservations to sit at the bar?
August 1, 2017|
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Response from richellen_13 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure! Sorry just seeing this now...I don't get TA alerts :-/ I should change that setting.
October 2, 2016|
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Response from AMGerczak | Reviewed this property |
Business casual.
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