Exquisite Food & Fine Wines
Our favorite place to eat! - Amy Wasson
Great atmosphere. Great service. Great food.
- John Jurik
When you dine with us, you’ll see the difference that fine dining offers. We have the most exquisite food, and fine wines, all offered within our elegant atmosphere. While spending time in our restaurant, you’ll be met with the perfect venue to take your loved one out on that special night, or even host a group, party, or
small get together.
Our restaurant is located in Historic Downtown Albert Lea, a great travel area.
When dining with us, you’ll see people from all over Northern Iowa and Southern Minnesota, but you’ll always get the custom approach and single service that you deserve and expect.
Robert Tewes, our owner and chef, will delight you with beautiful piano music during your visit. He is a talented chef and musician, pleasing your ears and pallet.
• Crab Cakes with Roasted Garlic and Lemon Aioli
Two handmade cakes of delicate blue crab meat, red bell peppers
and red onions are sautéed in butter and topped with a homemade
roasted garlic and fresh lemon aioli. $10
• Sweet Potato Ravioli
Five handmade ravioli are filled with a homemade puree of sweet potatoes
and are then briefly sautéed in brown butter and accompanied with
toasted pine nuts and fresh sage. $10 (appetizer portion) / $15 (entrée portion)
• Lobster Bisque
Atlantic Lobster is blended with a rich fish stock, then combined
with cream to make a luxurious and thick bisque.
Garnished with olive oil and roasted red bell peppers. $9
• Holiday Salad
Mixed greens are tossed with a ruby port vinaigrette
and topped with dried cranberries, pecans and
crumbled bleu cheese. Gluten free! $8
• Shrimp DeJohnge
Jumbo prawns are broiled within a gratin of butter, garlic,
lemon zest and Italian parsley and are accompanied with
parmesan mashed potatoes. $21
• Broiled Halibut with Cranberry and Pineapple Relish
Wild Atlantic Halibut is seared and oven-finished, then topped
with a colorful and flavorful relish of fresh cranberries and pineapple.
Accompanied with our Parmesan Mashed Potatoes. Gluten-free! $24
• Breast of Duck with Chili Raspberry & Blackberry Marsala Sauce
A plump and delicious breast of domestic duck is roasted with its
crackling skin until medium and painted with a complex chili and
mixed berry marsala sauce served atop dried fruit-infused cous cous. $21
• Lobster Tortelloni with Creamy Tomato Sauce
Tender squid-ink and egg stripped pasta is stuffed with
generous amounts of succulent Atlantic lobster meat and
served with a homemade sundried Tomato and Basil Cream Sauce. $19
• Hoisin-glazed Grilled Pork Loin Chop with Braised Red Cabbage
A ten ounce bone-in, frenched loin chop is marinated in a hoisin sauce marinade,
and then grilled to medium. Topped with a homemade creamy sweet wasabi mustard sauce, it is accompanied with parmesan mashed potatoes and braised red cabbage. Gluten free! $25
• Crescendo Filet Mignon with Brandy and Shallot Reduction
Our signature Prime, aged, six ounce Beef Tenderloin Filet, seared in butter
and oven finished to order (we recommend Medium rare). Adorned with our
sweet yet complex, made on the spot, flamed brandy and shallot Dijon reduction. Accompanied with sautéed haricot verts and our parmesan mashed potatoes. $30
Homemade Desserts from our Tray
• Vanilla Bean and Grand Marnier Creme Brulee
• "Molten" Belgian Chocolate Torte
• Jack Daniel's Pecan Tart