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Bellisio's Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar

405 S Lake Ave, Canal Park, Duluth, MN 55802-2307
+1 218-727-4921
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Closes in 20 min
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
405 S Lake Ave, Canal Park, Duluth, MN 55802-2307
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate there on a Monday night and I am glad we had reservations. I can’t imagine what it is like on a weekend. The food is delicious! It is moderate to expensive, but definitely worth the splurge.

Thank thefreddys
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Four or us had dinner on July 15. Our wine was a good Argentina malbec. We ordered salmon the daily special, walleye, and I had the pasta. Our food was served hot and we all our agreed it was very good. Reservations are recommended as...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here recently and had a great meal. I had the walleye my wife, the salmon. Wine was half off on Mondays, also a nice feature.

Thank micyer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was fabulous. He server attentive but not hovering, offer us great suggestions. We had three courses each one better. The escargot was perfectly cooked, hot and delicious. The caprese salad beautiful, he fresh mozzarella so good and balsamic amazing. The best course was...More

Thank Kim O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The starter menu was limited as far as GF but the rest of the menu was very gluten-friendly, well labeled with lots of choices. I was very happy with my Shrimp Pancetta and the GF pasta was cooked perfectly,which is saying a lot! Yum! I...More

Thank Diana C
Reviewed 5 days ago

My 18 year old grandson and I went for dinner. His verdict--"amazing." Mine--ambiance--very good. Service--impeccable. Wine list--a tome in itself. Food--superlative. Overall experience--he is right--amazing.

Thank Tom B
General M, General Manager at Bellisio's Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Tom, Wow! A professional review from a (seemingly) professional writer. I hope we will see you and your grandson again soon. Thanks, Tom. Cheers, LeeAnn

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food and service. Great food and wine menus with plenty of choice. Server very friendly and helpful.

Thank kpalmetto
General M, General Manager at Bellisio's Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you very much for the great 4 Star review and very kind words about Bellisio's. We appreciate your time and business. Sincerely, LeeAnn General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Bellisio's has amazing food & fantastic staff. Although it's an Italian Restaurant it has American food & really something for everyone, whether you a looking for lunch, dinner or just some fabulous apps, it's the place to go! It's a must stop when in Duluth.

Thank susansB5965PY
General M, General Manager at Bellisio's Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Susan, Wow! Thank you so much for your very gracious 5 Star review of Bellisio's. We definitely appreciate your time and business. Thanks, Susan! Cheers, LeeAnn General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on a recent trip up to Duluth. Ordered Fettuccine Alfredo - sauce was runny and not very flavorful, expensive and not a decent portion size. Very disappointing, we won't be back.More

Thank ahmarsh99
General M, General Manager at Bellisio's Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, First of all, I want to thank you for taking the time to share your review of Bellisio's. Secondly, I want to apologize that we did not give you the 5 Star experience we are always hoping to give to all of our guests....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was amazing, we had the Walleye Milano and it was the most tasty dish we had eaten in 3 weeks in the US. Staff were great, nice vibe going on. It’s a little on the high end price wise, but the thing...More

Thank Richard F
General M, General Manager at Bellisio's Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Richard, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review of Bellisio's. I was happy to see that you enjoyed one of my favorite dishes, Walleye Milanese. While I can't exactly explain what might have happened with your incorrect bill, I...More

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14 March 2016|
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Response from General M | Property representative |
Great question! I would have to say that our traveling guests hear about the great walleye in Minnesota and because we live on Lake Superior we feel it's important to offer a walleye dish. Our Walleye Milanese has an... More
6 February 2015|
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Response from ireland2010Colorado | Reviewed this property |
We also were in very casual clothes. If you wanted to make it a dressy, special occasion, you'd be fine. if you'd been exploring Canal Park all day, you could show up in casual clothes as well. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 S Lake Ave, Canal Park, Duluth, MN 55802-2307
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-727-4921
  • E-mail
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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