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Bellisio's Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar

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405 South Lake Avenue, Canal Park, Duluth, MN 55802-2307
+1 218-727-4921
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17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we had a very nice meal and were very satisfied with everything. Nice staff, great options. very tasty.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting The Bentleyville Light Show brought us back to Duluth. Decided to visit one of our favorite places. Downside was we got seated in the corner in alcove. Even though other larger tables were available. Don't let that happen to you. Other than that everything was as good as usual. Wine choices are endless. Food was excellent. Service was excellent.... More 

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Thank Skjohns2
Ramsey, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went there on a date and enjoyed a bottle of red wine and spicy pasta dish. Sorry, don't remember the name. We like sitting in the bar area because it seems more intimate. Service was excellent to from our waitress. Can't wait to go there again on our next trip to Duluth!

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Thank qwestcruiser
Baxter, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection of food and wine. Authentic flavors and friendly, knowledgeable staff. I sat in the bar and had an appetizer and risotto - perfect food, and plenty to take home!

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Thank dmlundrn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful surroundings that are very much like what one might find in Italy. Food is authentic and superb!

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Thank Patricia R
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The wine menu at Bellisio's was huge. Many choices for meal options. Everything from high end to affordable. The wait was long to get in, so make a reservation or go early.

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Thank chaya s
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

On a recent trip to Duluth we had dinner Bellisio's. Our dinners were excellent. Fresh pasta, a huge wine menu and a reasonable price. The staff was very friendly and helpful when asked about a particular wine. The manager stopped by and we had a pleasant conversation with her. We'll be back on our next trip to Duluth.

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Thank azroepke
Brainerd, Miinnesota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is my absolute favorite Italian restaurant! Every time we go to Duluth, we have to eat here. Great service and the food is fabulous. It's in Canal Park so it's very convenient if you are spending time in that area. I highly recommend calling ahead and making reservations or you may not get in. They have a large wine... More 

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Thank Jessi W
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We made the mistake of reserving a table for an anniversary dinner based on filtering Duluth restaurants for "fine dining". Three restaurants appeared, Bellisio's was top rated. Big mistake. Bellisio's is not fine dining. Tripadvisor should remove that tag from the Bellisio record so that this doesn't happen to other people. First, the place is completely informal. When the waitress... More 

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Thank Dad_from_the_Midwest
washington, dc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very nice space with great staff and good food. Is it worth the price? That depends on where you are from. For us it was a decent value. Excellent wine list is also worthy of mention.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 South Lake Avenue, Canal Park, Duluth, MN 55802-2307
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-727-4921
Description
Classic Italian dinning and Wine Spectator award winner since 1999
Bellisio’s restaurant conjures up images of highly skilled chefs, fine wines, superb service, and fresh Italian food. And while all this is most certainly true, one must not forget that Bellisio’s is above all an experience. An exceptional dining experience, to be precise, but one that takes place in a casual atmosphere reminiscent of the quaint eateries and wine bars of the Italian countryside. And no wonder. The experience is fashioned after the small village of Bellisio, Italy, home to the owner’s ancestry. Imported direct from Italy are the beauty, comfort, romance, and glorious recipes. Specialty dishes include perfectly prepared pasta dishes using the finest imported and local ingredients; fennel roasted rack of pork; homemade risotto dishes; grilled steaks; shrimp; seafood; and a fresh catch feature every day. All served with a world class wine menu to match. Bellisio’s has received Wine Spectator’s prestigious “Best of Award of Excellence” every year since we opened in 1999. It’s a simple, colorful, elegant, and exceptional dining experience.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?