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La Grolla

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452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
+1 651-221-1061
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New Richmond, Wisconsin
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to La Grolla several times, but this time it wasn't nearly as good. Our server seemed to really rush us, I almost always have the steak with the Gorgonzola and it wasn't as good and the sides just so so.

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Thank Catherine W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Grolla is a great place to get a wide range of Italian Style dishes, lots of wine choices, and 1st class service. I like to pick "standard" dishes when I visit Italian restaurants, so I've had lasagna dozens of times all over the country. La Grolla definitely is at the top of the list for their Italian "standards". They... More 

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Thank Gary O
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1,177 reviews
447 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 492 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on a whim and Reservations are highly recommended as we were left with only bar seating, there are about 8 seats and we only waited about 15 minutes for 2 to open up. Our server, Christine specializes in a spoken word delivery of the menu, personally I found it a bit hard to understand what the options... More 

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

LaGrolla was recommended to us and for my husband's 60th birthday we decided to try it. We were told to definiately make reservations; glad we did. The place is jumping; quaint and a nice upscale yuppy place. Had great reviews and they did not disappoint. It is situated near Moscow on the Hudson, Gnomes, and Fabulous Ferns. It is nice... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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112 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a small, quaint Italian restaurant. It has lovely outdoor spaces, but sadly it was too cold to experience that the night we dined there. It was definitely busy b/c of the small space, so I would consider reservations a must. It was also a little noisy, but the service was great and the food was absolutely delicious.

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Thank Michelle B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

It helps to have a reservation. we didn't. We were seated, but the table was directly under some AC ducts and we were cold the entire time. However, service was good, other than that, and the food was truely great. There were some things on the menu that were compatible with my wife's allergies.

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Bentonville, Virginia
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We were happy to have dinner in the sheltered garden of this neighborhood gem. The most outstanding feature of our visit was the waiter--an upbeat young fellow with a quick wit who gave attentive service. Our dinners were all good...perhaps not great, but just fine for one of the last warm evenings of the season. We were able to get... More 

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Thank Susan D
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Great neighborhood Italian place. Good wine list, and spot on food. It's hard for me NOT to order the Veal Porterhouse. It goes so well with a Chianti or Barbera!

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Thank Mnmattdude
St Paul, MN
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We've been here before so it seemed like an obvious choice to celebrate a birthday. All I can say is this: after waiting over an hour for our food after an 8:00 reservation we waited 15 mins for, including them forgetting soup, I received a cold lamb special with cold sides but a hot plate. To add to the flavor... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Wednesday evening dining with a few friends; dined inside as evening was stormy; quiet time; overall good food and service; too many specials, provided verbally by server, to fully comprehend/remember.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-221-1061

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