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23521 Nokomis Ave, Nisswa, MN 56468-2711
+1 218-963-8756
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
23521 Nokomis Ave, Nisswa, MN 56468-2711
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a lovely atmosphere with the wine cellar in full view. Loved everything about it. My husband had a very delicious steak and I had the seafood pasta special, very good. Our servers were courteous and so attentive. The steak was definitely the hit...More

Thank joycetimm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an excellent dinner here. Has a very nice wine cellar and knowledgable staff for pairings. Also attended a very nice wine tasting here- sommelier was very knowledgable and fun!

Thank 4jeriv
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Went here with a friend and her parents. Staff gave us quick tour of the wine room, (its not huge) in addition to some wine tastings. YUM!! Food was super delish. Food and wine choices are outstanding! Will recommend this place to hubby when he...More

Thank kuzikoo
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I have to admit the food was very good but the cramped conditions, which I understand is necessary, made the great food seem almost mediocre. It is a very loud restaurant so be prepared. If you can ignore the cramped conditions, and the noise, the...More

1  Thank Peter S
MarkTine, Public Relations Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for your review and we are grateful you enjoyed your dinner. We are unsure about your comment of being cramped as we have plentiful space, we don't overbook, and our tables are oversized to accommodate additional plates or wine glasses if needed. Sometimes,...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Met friends for a glass of wine and appetizers. They have cocktail and wine specials along with a great selection of wines. Truffle Fries and deep fried, house made mac and cheese bites are ridiculous! Yum!

Thank cindy b
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We have visited Cru a number of times, and they always live up to our expectations. We joined Weight Watcher s while back and they were very accommodating, answering all our questions, and fulfilling our requests. Their food and service is excellent. Their prices are...More

Thank Rob N
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We went to Cru after hearing some friends rave about it. The food was great, and their wine selection is stellar. We will definitely be going back.

Thank GKY0ung
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The food here was good. The ambiance was nice and cozy (but it did get loud when full of people!! Not enough soft surfaces to keep the noise down). The meat and cheese platter appetizer was great. I had the special which was Snapper and...More

Thank dutchamericanfamily5
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Nice environment with good beers, solid menu and pleasant staff. Probably should have asked more questions about what we were ordering, since we were being adventurous, but that's partly on us. Heard the steak was tops but tried the duck and trout. Now have steak...More

Thank BigRed521
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Cru hit the mark right from the reservation, through the tour of the wine cellar all the way through dessert! Food, wine, staffing, environment all were more than promised. Fine dining with warmth and comfort! One of many shining stars at the Grandview Lodge!!!

Thank 9NotHappy
MarkTine, Public Relations Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for your great review. We are confused though why you gave us only one star though. Hope to see you back at Grand View and Cru in the future!

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23521 Nokomis Ave, Nisswa, MN 56468-2711
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Nisswa
  • Phone Number: +1 218-963-8756
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Cru Restaurant and Wine Bar features a vast cellar of over 2,000 bottles of worldly wines and offers over 20 wines by the glass. Cru's decadent fare capitalizes on local and regional flavors. At Cru, rich decor creates an intimate and relaxing atmosphere, providing the perfect dining experience for a romantic dinner or a casual get-together with friends.
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