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118 S Broadway Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007-2544
+1 507-377-2425
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17:30 - 22:30
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USA
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our meal so much! Highly recommend. The steak /surf and turf was excellent, the sea bass was tasty and well prepared as was the dessert. Beautiful presentation, lovely atmosphere and we so enjoyed the piano music.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Yesterday I went to Crescendo with my family. From what I had to eat and what my family has said their food is great. Also someone in my family is more elderly and needed her food to be changed so she could eat it. Thankfully the waitress understood and made a special order. I really liked the Lava cake and... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We went as family for dinner. First there was a long wait before anything arrived. My daughter ordered Thai rice. There was boiled rice and sauce with a few shrimps poured over it. It was clear there were just put together not cooked together. It was poorly cooked. Same with other dishes. Wine was ordinary. They added insult to injury... More 

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Thank Sandeep J
Minnesota
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

In Albert Lea passing through on a business trip and found this place through Trip Advisor. Not really expecting to be wowed but pleasantly surprised! Excellent food, service and atmosphere! Husband had the filet per previous recommendations and very impressed with the skill in which it was prepared! I had the salmon with a lovely rhubarb compote- excellent! Crab cakes... More 

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Thank LgEs
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Albert Lea Minnesota is a town of about 18,000 people situated about halfway between Rochester MN (home of the Mayo Clinic) and Mason City Iowa, best known for the musical "The Music Man". My first surprise was to find white linens on the tables. The menu here is limited, but they seemed to cover all the basic food groups: poultry,... More 

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Iowa
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

This is our special date night restaurant. Lovely elegant atmosphere, fantastic service, very good food. We've been three times and my favourite so far has been the lamb, though the duck was good too. The sweet potato ravioli is delicious, as is the creme brulee. I highly recommend Crescendo if you're looking for a romantic or special occasion dinner.

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Thank subissej
McPherson, Kansas
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267 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

The food is very good and they have the prices to match. I had Filet Mignon for $34, (a previous reviewer said it was the best ever). It was made right and did come out worth the price. The atmosphere was nice, but an odd comment from our waitress about their sister bar/grill being open kept us wondering. We were... More 

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Thank mike h
Albert Lea, Minnesota
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Elegance...a little spendy I'm not going to lie, but worth it for that special occasion. Super friendly family atmosphere for that special occasion. Desserts are to die for!

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Thank Keith K
Forest City, Iowa
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

The lighting was just right. The food was wonderful. We had prawns and salmon. I had the spinach salad, and we shared the "molten" Belgian chocolate torte over coffee. Perfection.

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Thank Becky G
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Truly excellent meals. The steaks I and my brother in law had were delicious, my wife's lobster dish was wonderful and my sister in law enjoyed the pork loin. We also all enjoyed splitting the desserts we had. I give it high marks and the owner also supplied us with a piano concert.

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Thank Paul T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 S Broadway Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007-2544
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Albert Lea
  • Phone Number: +1 507-377-2425

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?