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Bar La Grassa

800 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1330
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bruschetta” (110 reviews)
“soft egg” (35 reviews)
“lobster” (90 reviews)
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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 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived way early, so enjoyed the delicious crafted cocktails at the bar, along with some great people watching. It was packed on a Friday night. Our server was fabulous, and the food delicious. The cauliflower gnocchi was amazing, and the caramel crepe desert was...More

Thank LynnBCat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner celebrating a special occasion (wife's birthday). Food was good ambiance was nice but it was so dark that I had a hard time reading the menu. I would return!

Thank WDMMike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

BLG is a small, bustling restaurant in Minneapolis' warehouse district. Its has a great Italian vibe. The wine selection is top tier: Italian, California, Spanish, and more. I recommend the cavatelli with braised rabbit and the penne with shrimp. The homemade sauces are amazingly delicious...More

Thank Garrett F
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I'll keep this review short. If you love or even like Italian food you will love this place. Our server was very good, food was excellent. We ordered a bunch of small plates to share amongst us and honestly I couldn't pick a favorite they...More

Thank 1foodie11122
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is my favorite place for any occasion that I get to book like my birthday, pre-concert, guests in town.

Thank Gail D
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I went to BLG for the first time and was very happy and full. We ordered a multitude of apps and entrees. My favorite was definitely the gnocchi!! The soft egg and lobster toast is their specialty and tasted ok but needed more lobster in...More

Thank rachelsU6840MM
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Always good food and great people watching. Go there whenever in the area. Dishes are unique and always something surprising.

Thank PamandMike123
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Bar La Grassa is my go-to Italian restaurant when we entertain out of town guests or host company dinners. The menu has something for everyone and the prices are particularly reasonable if you go with the smaller portions of pasta. I also enjoy being able...More

Thank ZA2008
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This place is busy and popular, which is great! It will be crowded, and the food is worth the wait. However the host seemed like he was a general at war having to tell his troops to extend their stay; super stressed out. Hey buddy...More

Thank mmt7
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I was in town on business, and a friend recommended that I give this place a try. I'm so glad I did! I knew I was in for a treat the minute I walked in. Cool ambiance. I was there alone so I sat along...More

Thank B1529XDanitah
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, 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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