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La Belle Vie - CLOSED

510 Groveland Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-3220
+1 612-872-4113
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
14 Nov 2015
“Staff and chef kudos”
30 Oct 2015
“A complete rip off”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Mediterranean
510 Groveland Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-3220
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Reviewed November 14, 2015

We dined in the last 2 weeks they were open. Staff was superb- best trained professional wait staff in the city. Food was unique, creative and delicious. Truly an experience. Will miss the restaurant but will see these professionals at the next venue.

Thank kjhMN
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We are there the last week they were open and got a great demonstration if why they are closing. The food is small, expensive and boring. The wine pours generous,, but the wines were boring. Add in the stuffy atmosphere and astronomical prices and you...More

Thank TEberly
Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I travelled to Minneapolis from California hoping to find a great romantic restaurant to dine at. The place exceeded my expectation and so did the menu. We decided to go for the best meal which was the Chef's Tasting Menu. Our server was fabulous and...More

Thank MonyMoLaVie
Reviewed October 21, 2015

I don't know what more could be said about this fabulous place but here's my two cents. Short version: No reason to wait for a special occasion. Get the tasting menu you can afford, sit back and enjoy your evening. Long version: I was in...More

Thank speedracer211
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Two of the best meals I've had were at La Belle Vie. When we learned of the closing we called for reservations. Getting through was impossible. We took a chance. Arriived shortly after 5. The place was packed. Nothing open. We signed up and walked...More

Thank MrLouMinnesota
Reviewed October 11, 2015

Even with the restaurant closing soon, the entire staff was wonderful , from the greeter, to the waiter, David, to the rest of the wait staff and the kitchen. Excellent wine and Tasting menu. I am sad to see it closing, but know wherever the...More

Thank David G
Reviewed October 8, 2015

Award-winning La Belle Vie restaurant in Minneapolis closing By Nancy Ngo Posted: 10/08/2015 12:01:00 AM CDT Updated: 10/08/2015 08:45:27 PM CDT After 17 years, James Beard award-winning chef Tim McKee is permanently turning off the lights at his acclaimed La Belle Vie restaurant in Minneapolis'...More

Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

I love La Belle Vie! My girlfriend and I have celebrated our birthdays here numerous times. It's the best French restaurant I've been to outside of France. The food and the wine selection are outstanding! The decor is beautiful and elegant, whether you're in the...More

Thank greengirl68
Reviewed August 13, 2015

The restaurant is very expensive. The food was good but not great. The entire time i was reminded of a certain Gordon Ramsey Kitchen Nightmares episode... The food was tasty but pretentious and obsolete. Pure 90's. The service was excellent as was the ambiance of...More

Thank Tristan L
Reviewed August 13, 2015

My wife and I went to La Belle Vie for a special occasion. We started with some seasonal cocktails in the bar / lounge room, which were very good. If you want, you can get food in the lounge as well, and there's even a...More

Thank dtravelerguy
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Groveland Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-3220
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-872-4113
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