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118 S Broadway Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007-2544
+1 507-377-2425
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“salmon” (3 reviews)
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118 S Broadway Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007-2544
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

I had heard about this place by reading reviews of another restaurant I was reviewing. A few of these reviews exclaimed, "Crescendo is better than....". Now the place I had been reviewing was a very fine place to dine and wondering if it were true...More

Thank traveltheworld012
Reviewed 13 January 2018

People who live in small towns are used to driving out of town for fine dining. Because of this restaurant, residents of Albert Lea can occasionally stay in town and have a first class dining experience. The wait staff is experienced and knowledgeable and will...More

Thank Kirk G
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The menu is limited, with creativity, which is what we appreciate. Ambiance was very nice, service was attentive and we enjoyed both entrees, Salmon Pappardelle and Lobster and corn. both were tasty, neither were large, so for the first time in weeks, we were glad...More

Thank Will6468
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We ate here a few weekends ago as part of a mini-vacation. While we were probably the youngest customers of the night, we still really enjoyed the abilty to have a decent meal that wasn't at a sports bar. The filet mignon is exceptional and...More

Thank the_pollywog
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I received a Crescendo gift certificate as a wedding gift. We dined at Crescendo and the experience was amazing! We loved the atmosphere, music, art, and of course the food! My wife and I ordered steaks and it exceeded our expectations. We...More

Thank Jake M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Very limited menu, so look before you go! I wasn't looking for steak since I had eaten it 2 times already this week, but it was the menu item of the 6 choices with the most appeal based on the pairing. Ordered a Cesar salad,...More

1  Thank mamaRaury
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were on our way back from AZ to Minneapolis and it had been a long day of driving. My husband needed a break from being behind the wheel so we thought we'd catch a bite. I Googled "restaurants in Albert Lea" and up came...More

Thank salpal555
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of the more spendy options around town, but the food and environment is great. I had the lobster bisque as an appetizer with chicken as my main course, both were amazing. I wish I saved room for dessert. Great setting for celebratory...More

Thank Y8368OZsamantha
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We enjoyed our meal so much! Highly recommend. The steak /surf and turf was excellent, the sea bass was tasty and well prepared as was the dessert. Beautiful presentation, lovely atmosphere and we so enjoyed the piano music.

Thank planetkaren
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Yesterday I went to Crescendo with my family. From what I had to eat and what my family has said their food is great. Also someone in my family is more elderly and needed her food to be changed so she could eat it. Thankfully...More

Thank Omegawolf
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 S Broadway Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007-2544
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Albert Lea
  • Phone Number: +1 507-377-2425
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