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Lela

5601 W 78th St, Bloomington, MN 55439-3105
+1 952-656-5980
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“gnocchi” (9 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (6 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 23:59 Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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5601 W 78th St, Bloomington, MN 55439-3105
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took my wife’s daughter here for birthday dinner. Great choice! The restaurant is very inviting – clean, crisp décor. And the food was excellent. We shared boar ribs and grilled shrimp appetizers. Both were delicious, accompanied with very nice sauces. Then we each had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rrkessler
ArmandoA1649, Director of Food and Beverage at Lela, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to serve you and your party. We thank you for your kind words. We appreciate the great feedback on the menu items of your evening. We thank you again for...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We went here to try it out for Restaurant Week. You would think that this is an opportunity to showcase what they do best. Our table was disappointed. We had the salad for the appetizer which was actually pretty good. The panini and the vegetable...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank missymalloo
ArmandoA1649, Director of Food and Beverage at Lela, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are always looking for opportunities to elevate our guest dining experience. Your feedback will assist us in doing so. We look forward to welcoming you back to Lela again son! Armando Aguirre Director of Food and Beverage

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Had a nice business lunch here. Food was good. Service was good too. Deviled eggs were tasty. This isn’t a destination restaurant, but it’s good if you’re in the area. Would return.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 958jackh
ArmandoA1649, Director of Food and Beverage at Lela, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your dining experience. I am a fan of the deviled eggs. It is one of our best dishes. Thank you for your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back to...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

WoW! We had a private room set aside for a business dinner. Upscale restaurant - beautiful modern look and feel, the wait staff were very attentive and knew the menu and had great suggestions. My food was delicious. I would definitely recommend for date night,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nutchelle1
ArmandoA1649, Director of Food and Beverage at Lela, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Hi, Thank you for you wonderful review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Thank you for your recommendations. We are grateful to know that your business dinner was a success. We look forward to welcoming you back to...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018

The ambiance is beautiful, open, modern. My date and I shared all the courses, and our waiter, Adele, was accommodating to split the dishes for us. He added to the experience with his witty banter. The recommended NY Strip was wonderful. I took home my...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank triharder9990
ArmandoA1649, Director of Food and Beverage at Lela, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Hi, Thank you for your great review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience. I will share your feedback with Adele. Our culinary team does a wonderful job with our Steak cuts. They really shine with that staple of our restaurant....More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

This oddly placed upscale restaurant is in the Sheraton Hotel west of the Minneapolis airport and the Mall of America. We shared the duck and the lamb and both were very, very good. We declined a "close-out" bottle of wine because $80 is almost laughable...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LizAndPogo
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We had the special which was a scallops and pasta entree. Very delicious. Our server, Adel was very knowledgeable, friendly, and made our dinner especially enjoyable. Will definitely go back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JoJ897
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We frequently dine at Lela. It is a great upscale restaurant with great food and service...and a special wine collection either by bottle or the glass. It is in the Sheraton Hotel, but privately run. Great for breakfast, lunch and especially dinner, plus they have...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jhmnd65
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great food for a hotel restaurant. Interesting menu with some "fancier" options. We had the steak which was cooked to perfection. The happy hour menu seems fun. The drinks were really good and the bartender was FANTASTIC!!! Will go again

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Liz_Colsen
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I was pleased to be staying at the Sheraton in Bloomington because of their great restaurant, Lela. This time, it was only okay, but nothing special. They changed their buratta salad from one of the best caprese salads I’ve ever had, to a strange arugula...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Nancy P
15 April 2017|
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Response from kelvingreene | Property representative |
Hi Nancy! Lela has Happy Hour daily from 3:00p - 6:00p and again from 9:00p - 11:00p. Our food items range from $3 to $7 and include: Our Oysters, Lobster Deviled Eggs, Dumplings, Ceviche, a few Salad selections, and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Private Dining, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Valet Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
06:00 - 23:59
Thursday
06:00 - 23:59
Friday
06:00 - 23:59
Saturday
07:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5601 W 78th St, Bloomington, MN 55439-3105
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 952-656-5980
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Description
Anchored by a bustling open kitchen, Lela is comfortably modern with a friendly, sophisticated atmosphere. The menu is classic, yet creative, and features contemporary seafood crudos, prime steaks and house-made pastas crafted by Executive Chef Stewart Woodman. Centered around the pleasures of the table, Lela invites you to step into the origin of new experiences.
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