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23521 Nokomis Ave, Nisswa, MN 56468-2711
+1 218-963-8756
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (10 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
23521 Nokomis Ave, Nisswa, MN 56468-2711
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent chef with complex flavors and WORTH it! Big deal on wine list and choices. Great staff. Not a kid place, so nice romantic adult dinner. I would go back again!

Thank A5469SUnancys
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to take our grandkids to show them the finer things in life. That if you work hard you can enjoy these places.

Thank gary657
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friends-dinner our first night at Grand View; we made reservations a few days in advance (recommend) for 7:30 on a Friday. Seated right away, we perused the specials menu before the server volunteered to walk us through the wine cellar (which was very interesting...More

Thank courtney w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing! We each had something different from a speciality salad to sea food pasta to the filet with sweet potato hash! Food was great but the service was even better! Our server was Jenny and she was amazing!!! Thank you for the wonderful...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We went to Cru our 1st night at Grand View, and Char the 2nd. Our reservation was for 7pm. They got us right in. It started out not very busy. There were only 2 servers though, a buser, and a bartender. The bartender was there...More

Thank cindyupnorth
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We had dinner at Cru last night, and it was pretty decent food. Wine by the bottle was very reasonable. The atmosphere there is nice -- subdued lighting, spacious, quiet. It was around $100 for 2 people with 1 drink each.

1  Thank Jane P
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Nice place with very good food. Probably one of the nicest places to eat in the Brainerd Lakes area. Worth the visit if you want to go to a upper scale place like this.

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Had dinner at Cru while staying at GVL this weekend. Menu is ok with a mix of mostly meat and fish dishes with a couple of pasta options as well while the wine list is extensive. Service was very good until they brought the wrong...More

1  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The scallops were divine, and the wine flight really fun. Service was top notch and ambiance really nice and quiet.

Thank minnesotamom333
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

My husbands company used Grandview Lodge Cru for their work party. The buffet had a great assortment of meats and was a healthy meal. Loved the crusted walleye. The servers and staff were very gracious.

Thank Anna D
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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