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La Grolla

452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
+1 651-221-1061
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“capesante” (10 reviews)
“pasta” (39 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

The food: Wow. Well portioned and mouth watering. My husband who normally isn't a salmon fan loved my crab stuffed salmon, and the halibut tasted like it had just been grilled on the beach. Delish! Our favorites tho, rack of lamb ( literally nibbling ever...More

Thank NeverStopExplor... X
Reviewed 14 March 2018

The food isn't great, servers are always surly--act as if they are over-educated for their jobs and would rather be anywhere else--and it's too dark to even see the menu. Noisy, crowded, uncomfortable. If you make a reservation on a weekend night, you'll still have...More

Thank Lora18
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

La Grolla has become a regular in the rotation. Food is delicious and inexpensive, service is always good. Staff is friendly, the bar is “cool” and bartenders are fun to hang out with. Reminds me of a sophisticated NYC restaurant, yet located in the cozy...More

Thank Shu123456
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Oh jeez. This food was incredible. Our party had the chance to try several dishes, and we all came away with happy stomachs. The highlights for us were the bolognese sauce, lamb chops, halibut, and lobster sauce. Great service.

Thank Bryan D
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great service and food on a weeknight. We split appetizers and the seafood combo a loved it! Salads are also good for sharing.

Thank NancyVeverka
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I made reservations for 5 on a Saturday night. We got there right on time with one extra party in our group. The staff was very accommodating to add the sixth person to the table. The service was fantastic. The food was fantastic. And the...More

Thank sdgibsonlp62
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Another favorite of mine on Selby. The patio is so lovely in the summer, but the inside is also quite nice. I have never had a bad meal, and the wine list is very nice. Always, ALWAYS, ask about the specials. They are usually fantastic!

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Four of us met for dinner at 5:30 for dinner.There are many choices from seafood to various pasta dishes. Also there were about 10 specials for the day, all recited without notes by the server. We had a mixture of pasta dishes and seafood. All...More

Thank jammerspot
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Don't go to this place if you expect that making a reservation means you will be seated in time! It is only about giving the establishment a guess on how many seats they can expect to fill; it is not about providing good service to...More

Thank diasporic
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I always look forward to dinner here. While the pastas are delicious, the real gem is in their red meats. The rib-eye, lamb, and specials with red meat are always the most coveted on the table. I also love being able to balance the richness...More

Thank Wander_Fully_Full
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Bob P
10 September 2016|
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Response from Debra S | Reviewed this property |
I think having a reservation on the weekend is a must and really wouldn't hurt any other time. But for Lunch and early dinner you might get lucky without one.
Thaddeus W
8 July 2016|
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Response from Henry H | Reviewed this property |
Ask them, but yes, I believe so, back dining room. Very nice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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