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5601 W 78th St, Bloomington, MN 55439-3105
+1 952-656-5980
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“gnocchi” (9 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (5 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 23:59 Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
5601 W 78th St, Bloomington, MN 55439-3105
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank LizAndPogo
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank JoJ897
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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

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

1  Thank jaimeelee2016
Reviewed 7 May 2018

A must try Sunday Brunch! So many options and they are all amazing. I liked that there was a wide variety so that adults and kids could both enjoy the meal.

Thank aimoMN
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I recently visited this hotel restaurant expecting an average meal, but was pleasantly surprised by the menu, the quality of the food and the excellent service. Lela is a jewel that is hidden in a hotel but shines standing alone. Highly recommended restaurant for any...More

Thank ecestafe
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent and pleasant dinner here for $250 with tip. That included three drinks for each of us, desserts, and a shared salad. Quality of food excellent. You can get pasta entrees for less than $20. If you can skip the prime ribeye,you...More

Thank alvalady
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Had brunch here recently and was very pleased with the variety of food, and the quality. The egg/cheese/chorizo bake was terrific. I rarely go back for seconds on eggs, but this dish was SO good. Shrimp and lobster is unique for many brunches. Very good...More

Thank SonofAslan
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Stayed at the Sheraton for a business trip. I arrived to the hotel after normal supper hours, and ventured to the Lela for dinner. I ordered the Mushroom Ravioli. When it came out, it quite literally only had 4 ravioli on the plate. There was...More

Thank Matt C
Jeremy A, General Manager at Lela, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Matt C, I would like to apologize for your recent dining experience with us at Lela Restaurant. It is apparent that we missed the mark with your meal and I will ensure to share your feedback with the team. Please do not hesitate to reach...More

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Questions & Answers
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
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
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:59
06:00 - 23:59
06:00 - 23:59
06:00 - 23:59
06:00 - 23:59
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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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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