Exquisite Food & Fine Wines

Crescendo Fine Dining

Crescendo Exquisite Food & Fine Wines

Robert Tewes, owner/chef, 118 S. Broadway Ave.

Albert Lea, MN 56007

Thursday, Friday, Saturday 5:30pm-10:30pm

Reservations are Recommended

Per Governor Walz's Executive Order, CRESCENDO will be closed until at least March 27th.  Check back often to see when this Order is allowed to expire, and above all, remain safe and well in these historic times.


A great find in a small town!!!! My friend and I shared the crab cakes. They were soooo wonderful. I actually had two of the appetizers for dinner. I had the roasted beet. It was good. I also had the sweet potato ravioli with browned butter and walnuts-it was too die for!!

-  Linda B

Pinot Noir

Underwood Cellars

Angeline Reserve (Sonoma, CA)

Duck Pond (Oregon)

A to Z (Oregon)

Chalk Hill (Sonoma, CA)

Saintsbury (Napa[Carneros], CA)

Chalone Estate Vineyards


Spanish Reds

Las Rocas Granacha

Tres Ojos Garnacha


Chilean Reds

Maipe Malbec (Argentina)

Trapiche Broquel Malbec  (Argentina)

La Joya Reserva Syrah (Chile)

La Joya Carmenere Grand Reserve (Chile)

Tapiche Medala Malbec (Argentina)



Angeline Reserve (Sonoma, CA)

Francis Coppola (Oakville, CA)

Kenwood (Sonoma, CA)

Ancient Peaks (Paso Robles, CA)

Rombauer (Napa, CA)

Stags' Leap Winery (Napa, CA)

Kenwood Jack London (Sonoma, CA)



Marietta Old Vines

Renwood Fiddletown (Plymouth, CA)

Ancient Peaks (Paso Robles, CA)

Seghesio (Sonoma, CA)

Rombauer (Napa, CA)

Kenwood Jack London (Napa, CA)



La Joya Reserve (Chile)

Tenacity (McLaren Vale, Australia)

Two Hands Gnarly Dudes (S. Australia)


French Red Wines

Albert Bichot Chateau de Jarnioux Beaujolais

Mommessin Chateau Damazan (Cotes du Rhone)

Marius (Cotes du Rhone)

M. Chapoutier Belleruche (Cotes du Rhone)

Charles Thomas Cotes du Rhone

Chateau Pesquie Terrasses (Grenache/Syrah)

Chateau de Segires Lirac

Chateau Timberlay (Bourdeaux)


Italian Red Wines

Fontella (Chianti)

Geografico Chianti Colli Senesi

Villa Cafaggio Chianti Classico

Capezzana Barco reale di Carmignano

Mazzoni Tosacana Rosa

Allegrini Palazzo della Torre (Ripasso)

Jasmine Fried Rice                                                        

Choice of chicken, pork, beef, or shrimp, stir fried with meat, onions, egg, peas, carrots, and corn.


Combo Fried Rice

Chicken, pork, beef, and shrimp, stir fried with onions, egg, peas, carrots, and corn.


Crab Fried Rice

Real crab meat stir fried with rice, onions, egg, peas, carrots, and corn.


Yellow Curry Fried Rice

Choice of chicken, pork, beef or shrimp stir fried with onion, yellow curry, and egg.


Pineapple Fried Rice

Rice stir fried with shrimp, chicken, pineapple, cashew nuts, raisins, peas, carrots, onions, and egg.

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Red Wines:

Rice Dishes

Noodle Dishes

Bin 133 Domaine Jannase Quintessence (Cotes du Rhone) $52

Bin 86 Domaine Jannase (Cotes du Rhone) $75


Marietta Lot Two glass $6.95

Smith Woodhouse (10 Year Tawny) glass $8.95

Graham’s Six Grapes glass $7.95dy text here ...

Italian White Wines

Lechthaler Pinot Grigio (Italy)

Falesco Est! Est! Est!!! Trebianno/Malvasia (Italy)

Frascati Superiore (Italy)

Pasqua Lapaccio Fiano Salento (Italy)

Broglia Gavi (Italy)

Feudi di san Gregorio Lacryma Christi


Chenin Blanc/Viognier

Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc/Viognier (Napa, CA)



King's Ridge (Oregon)

A to Z (Oregon)

Fess Parker White Riesling (Santa Barabara, CA)


White Meritage

Sokol Blosser Evolution (Oregon)


Sauvignon Blanc

Bogle (California)

Clifford Bay

Angeline Reserve (Sonoma, CA)

Kenwood Sonoma County Reserve

La Joya Grand Reserva (Chile)

Honig (Napa, CA)

Ancient Peaks (Paso Robles, CA)


French White Wines

Picpol de Pinet Coteaux du Languedoc

Les Tourelles de la Cree Bourgogne



Meridian (Santa Barbara, CA)

Kenwood (Sonoma, CA)

Angeline Reserve (Sonoma, CA)

A to Z Unoaked (Oregon)

Ca'Momi (Napa, CA)

Valley of the Moon Unoaked (Sonoma, CA)

Fess Parker (Santa Barbara, CA)

Rio Vaca (Napa, CA)

MerSoleil Silver Unoaked (Monterey Co., CA)

Ancient Peaks (Paso Robles, CA)

Rombauer (Napa, CA)

Pine Ridge Dijon Clone (Napa, CA)

ZD (Napa, CA)


Spanish White Wines

Osborne Solaz (Spain)

La Joya Grand Reserva



Kenwood White Zinfandel (Sonoma, CA)

M. Chapoutier Bellaruche (Cotes du Rhone)

A to Z Rose



Ariel NA Chardonnay

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White Wines:

Cabernet Sauvignon

Avalon (California)

Angeline Reserve (Sonoma, CA)

Francis Collpola Claret (Oakville, CA)

Avalon Napa Reserve (Napa, CA)

Martin Ray (Sonoma, CA)

Ancient Peaks (Paso Robles, CA)

Concha y Torro Marques de Casa Concha (Chile)

Rombauer Vineyards (Napa, CA)

Kenwood Jack London (Napa, CA)

Jordan (Sonoma, CA)



Ancient Peaks Renegade (Paso Robles, CA)



Sparkling Wines

Kenwood Yulupa Brut (Sonoma, CA)

Zonin Asti (Italy)

Toad Hollow Risque (France)

Astoria Prosecco (Italy)

Astoria Moscato (Italy)

Risata Moscata d'Asti

Campbell's Muscat (Rutherglen, Victoria)



Smith Woodhouse 10 Year Tawny

Graham's Six Grapes

Seasonal Wine Dinners hosted by Vineyards

Crescendo Artfully Prepared Menu to compliment the wine

Recent Vineyard Events include:

Duck a l'Orange Crostini Pasta