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Bar La Grassa

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Warehouse District
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800 North Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN (8th St)
17:00 - 02:00
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Sun 17:00 - 10:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Minneapolis. It has a lively, loud atmosphere, but not so loud as to limit conversation. Knowledgeable and friendly service. The food is the main draw here--delicious and consistent. The soft egg and lobster bruschetta (melts in your mouth) and the pork shoulder bruschetta are two of my favorite choices on the menu.... More 

Thank TravLBRo
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288 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard so many good things about this restaurant, I was eager to try it out. It certainly lived up to expectations. Fantastic gourmet Italian food. It was a very noisy and lively place.

Thank Domer90mom
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112 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate dinner at Bar La Grassa in early December while visiting Minneapolis. The food was very good. We started with the aranchini with duck confit and taleggio and the seared scallops on black rice. The aranchini was fantastic, the scallops just average. We had the pasta negra with sea urchin chili and mussels and the mushroom... More 

Thank Luv2Travel4Golf
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

with my son was on a cold night before Christmas. He had chosen Bar La Grassa, which he had wanted to go to for quite awhile. The seared scallops and foie gras were memorable as was the gnocci with cauliflower and orange. I can't leave out the shellfish platter, excellent . It was a good night with good food and... More 

Thank Ron C
Woodbury, Minnesota
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161 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gnocchi with cauliflower, veal ragu and charred pork and pea shoots shared four ways. Introduced by scallops and soft eggs with lobster. A really great meal, nice but pretentious drinks and no time for dessert. Liked that we shared three entrees. We should have replaced one pasta with a protein. Nice scene and valet parking.

Thank Dave G
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our Minneapolis favorites - Bar La Grassa - continues to deliver on consistent service and food. It is our 'go to' place with friends, family and business associates - always something for everyone in party or a new dish to try or eat family-style. Don't miss the most moist and delicious chicken = incredible. Call in advance and... More 

Thank Scott S
Boston, Massachusetts
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came with a large group of family. The food was delicious: inventive, fun, and creative. The crab stuffed ravioli were divine. The smoked lobster spaghetti unusual and very rich. All of the bruschette and antipasti were yummy. Great wine list! Nice atmosphere. We will return.

Thank Andy A
Monticello, IL
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203 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for an early dinner and it was still very crowded. Great atmosphere, everyone having fun, and the food is very good. There were so many things on the menu I wanted to try, so I'll definitely have to stop back in when I'm in Minneapolis again. Perhaps even just to try all the appetizers. I really like... More 

Thank Beachlover1989
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

When we stepped into the lobby, I felt as though we had stepped foot in Chicago or any other large city. We've been to lots of restaurants in the Cities, and I found this one is very different from the rest. We were there on a Saturday night, so it was of course, very busy and loud. We had to... More 

Thank Lisa P
Madison, Wisconsin
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114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Took our son and his friend Evelyn to BLG. Had 8:30 reservations but could not get seated... they did the right thing and comp us a couple appetizers after a 20 min wait. Nice to be treated that way. We ordered 4 pastas and some perfect broccolioni. Wow, perfectly done and full of flavor. Don't miss the spaghetti in wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 North Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
    (8th St)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Warehouse District
  • Neighbourhood: Warehouse District

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?