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Bar La Grassa

800 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1330
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
800 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1330
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our enjoyable evening started with a glass of Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. We shared three small pasta dishes, the Penne Rigate with Shrimp, Linguine with Lamb Meatballs and Gnocchi with Cauliflower and Orange. We also preferred the dishes in that order. The shrimp was very...More

1  Thank Ann J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off our server was super. Knew the menu very well and had great suggestions. Had the Nduja ravioli and the bolognese. Simply the best bolognese I've ever had in my life. You might be thinking "why would I go out for a nice Italian...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the linguine with llamb meatballs and pasta! So fresh and delicious. I called in an order for pickup and they were prompt, friendly and most importantly the food was as good as it is in the restaurant (not always the case with takeout).

1  Thank Cassandra L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the crab ravioli and a veal pasta which both came out quickly and were delicious. They have a nice bar area where solo-eaters can be accommodated efficiently.

1  Thank Baukus19
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food and atmosphere. Really enjoyed my experience and would definitely come back again. Thumbs up

1  Thank CHusby31
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We were excited to try this restaurant, 4 adults from Canada looking to try some good food. Pasta was tasty, half portions by far enough for one person. But perhaps the most miserable waitress I’ve ever had. When we said we were new to the...More

Thank Torrie S
Reviewed 15 March 2018

​It’s only been a little over a month since I moved to Minneapolis and I must say the culinary scene has been more than inviting. Unquestionably, my best dining experience so far has been at Bar La Grassa. My husband handled the reservation with no...More

1  Thank Haleema F
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I have been going to Bar La Grassa for years and I have yet to experience a less than good meal. Food is fresh, service is excellent, and there are enough gluten free and vegan options to make everyone happy. Their gf pasta tastes so...More

Thank Pfamfive
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Some people really enjoy the loud buzz of other people talking and laughing when they dine, and I get that. For me the food has to really offset that kind of unsettled feeling and noise, and in this case, the food didn't have enough wow...More

Thank SongoftheOpenRoad
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing plates, drinks and service. Prepare to be amazazed! We are always impressed by the quality, inviting ambience, and efficiency of the staff. Nothing is overlooked and guests needs are seamlessly anticipated.

2  Thank Trish C
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8 June 2017|
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Response from Frank L | Reviewed this property |
I don't specifically recall that they have valet parking.
Amit M
23 May 2017|
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Response from Patricia W | Reviewed this property |
I'd call to ask. They have plenty of home made pasta and might modify if you request it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1330
    (8th St)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Warehouse District
  • Neighbourhood: Warehouse District
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